Devotionals help us to focus on God and our relationship with him. The book of Psalms is a good example of a book of devotionals. Like the Psalms, here you’ll find encouragement for running your Christian race and for journeying through the valleys and mountains of life.
A prayer for when you are afraid by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. A prayer to help those in troubled and painful times.
Christians in Sydney, Australia, are being advised to hide their crosses after an Arabic-speaking gang shouting “F*** Jesus!” attacked a couple on a train while transport officers looked on from a “safe space” and did nothing. The Sydney-based Daily Telegraph – a News Corp outlet unrelated to the Telegraph Media Group newspaper of the same name – reports the couple were attacked while riding the train through “Muslim enclaves” in south-west Sydney. Mike, who asked for his surname to be withheld for fear he might be targeted, said that four men of Middle Eastern appearance ripped his cross from his neck, stomped on it, and rained kicks and punches on […]
Two mothers of seventh graders who attend Chatham Middle School in New Jersey have hired the Thomas More Law Center, a public interest law firm, after their legitimate objections to pro-Islamic curriculum in their children’s classes have resulted in personal and social media attacks upon them within their community.
Work ends on $4 million renovation of Edicule in Church of the Holy Sepulcher, with pilgrims now able to see stone of ancient burial cave for first time • Restoration funded by World Monuments Fund, PA President Abbas, Jordan’s King Abdullah, and others.
I have always admired Mary, and felt sorry for Martha who really had a very good heart and worked so hard but in the end was chastised for it.
If the life of Martin Luther King teaches us anything, it’s that racial reconciliation is not a fad to try out or a bandwagon to jump on. It’s a serious project that requires prayer, risk, courage, dedication, and lots of Christ-like love over a long period of time. The church should be leading the culture in this great cause, but we are far behind. Here are 5 ways we can move the ball down the field. 1. Befriend someone who doesn’t look like you or share your cultural background. Don’t just sit with them at church or extend common courtesy. Move toward people of different races. Create space in your […]
A Fred’s store in Murfreesboro, TN displays Easter crosses made from Mr. Pibb’s packages.
Worthless things. I wonder if we had an inventory of everything we looked at today whether it was online or in our non-digital world … how much of our vision was held captive by worthless things? Oh I know you’re thinking about pornography or the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition (which is pornography, in case you haven’t figured that out) or some other lust-fueled imagery. Yes, those are worthless things from which we need to turn our eyes. But there’s more. What things are you looking at that make your blood boil? Is that steam coming from your ears because you didn’t like someone’s latest political comment or you were offended […]
I will be intentionally grateful. Every single day. The goodness of God is on display 24/7 in my life. I don’t deserve the life he has graciously given to me.
Are baptist going to heaven?
Excavations in the cliffs of Qumran, by the north-west shore of the Dead Sea, have revealed a 12th cave believed to have concealed the Dead Sea Scrolls, an ancient collection of religious texts.
The United Nations envoy for gay rights has declared that when there is a clash between homosexual rights and religious liberty it must be recalled that “freedom of expression and religious freedom are not absolute rights and may be limited if necessary.”
Should you post political opinions on Facebook?
Early Christianity, particularly from the first century up until the fourth century, went through immense conflict. The issues that the early church fathers and the church had to face were many. Persecution under both Nero and Diocletian were just one phase of major conflicts attacking faithful believers.
A passage from the Koran that denies one of the central tenets of the Christian faith was sung aloud at a cathedral service in Scotland.
The passage from Surah 19, which specifically denies that Jesus was the Son of God and says He should not be worshiped, was sung during a Eucharist service at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow to mark the feast of the Epiphany.