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A train of thought regarding the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus

My most recent column for the Deseret News has appeared. I’ve been busy with other things today, but here’s a link to it: “11 contributions of the …

Theology

Where to Stay in Paris: The Best Neighborhoods and Hotels for Every Type of Traveler

Whether a long-planned holiday or spontaneous weekend trip, your first time or fifteenth, an important question before traveling to Paris is: where …

France

Premature Ejaculation is More Common Than You Think (And We Have a Solution)

<i>In partnership with Smiling Dick</i><p>Talking about premature ejaculation, or rather, how to stop premature ejaculation from ruining your sex life, is not …

Mental Health

13 Best Action Movies on Amazon Prime

<i>Editor's Note: This post is updated monthly. Bookmark this page and come back to see what other action movies get added to Amazon Prime.</i><p><b>Updated for</b> …

Movies

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

A simple upgrade made my 10-year-old computer run like new, and it costs less than $70

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>I've been telling friends and family members for years to upgrade their old computer instead of buying a …

MacBook Pro

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

Retiring abroad: great health care, cheap rent. Here’s the catch

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live …

Retirement

Your 7 Job Responsibilities as a Church Member

When you hear the words “church government,” what do you think? Members’ meetings? Elder board rooms? Fights over the budget or the color of the …

Evangelical Christianity

17 top-rated products on Amazon that make traveling a breeze

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>It’s always a great …

Shopping

What's the Mindset That Defines the Most Successful People? It's What Most of Us Are Missing

Without it, it's impossible to innovate and grow, says billionaire Richard Branson.<p>Nobody likes to fail. Yet failure is the secret to success. If you haven't been rejected a number of times, the current mantra goes, you just haven't experienced success.<p>Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, …

Self-improvement

How to Trim Fat From Stomach for Men

Unlike women, who are prone to store fat in their buttocks, thighs and pelvis, men store fat in their bellies. A potbelly, sometimes also referred to …

Weight Loss

High-Protein, Sugar-Free Breakfast Shake Recipe

Protein shakes are all the rage, but they can be loaded with sugar. This high-protein, sugar-free breakfast shake recipe has it all—the coffee helps …

Breakfast

We Found the 5 Best Hot Springs in California, So Leave the Beach Behind

California has long been known for its beaches, and their appeal has always been clear. The warm sand, crashing waves, and blue ocean all seem to …

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

Set Free the Gifts of the Spirit

<b>Solemnity of Pentecost – Sunday, May 20th, 2018</b>Christian theology of the Holy Spirit is rooted in Judaism. The term Spirit translates the Hebrew word …

Men’s Hormonal Health: Spotting the many Red Flags of Low Testosterone.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Low T is no joke, and most men will face it at some point during their lives. The only question is: what will you do about it? …

What Churches Reaching Hispanics Need to Know

There is a mistake many American church planters among Hispanics make. They assume that our cultures aren’t all that different (we simply speak …

The Best Plant-Based Proteins

A registered dietitian shares which vegetarian foods offer the biggest nutritional punch.<p>Plant Power<p>When you think of good sources of protein, …

6 Keto Smoothies That Will Keep You Full for Hours

Trying the ultra-low carb weight loss diet? These portable drinks will keep your belly from rumbling.

Three Things to Remember When Critiquing Someone's Theology

Critique—done well—is a gift to the one being criticized. We should welcome the opportunity to have our thinking corrected and clarified. We see …

Remarkable Evidence That the Bible Is the Word of God

Noted Bible experts say that the historical evidence surrouding the ancient book gives strong reasons to trust its contents. Dr. Jonathan Morrow, who …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

Are We Proclaiming a Hell We Don’t Deserve—and a Christ We Do?

I taught twice on the doctrine of hell recently, and both times it ended in tears—mine.I remember the second time vividly. At the end of the class, …

This new lynching memorial rewrites American history

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of my first thoughts when I arrived in Montgomery, Alabama, and encountered the spring heat was this: How did enslaved men, women and children endure day after day?<p>It was an odd thought, given that I'm a Southerner, and heat, certainly not spring heat, wouldn't ordinarily be …

Black History

Dangerous, growing, yet unnoticed: the rise of America's white gangs

When he was 13, three white teenage boys beat Benny Ivey. They aimed for his chest as his back pressed against the wall of his friend’s house in Florence, Mississippi. The skinny blond adolescent had to show he was tough enough to become a Black Gangster Disciple.<p>It was 1989, the height of the …

Crime

Jonathan Edwards and Why I am a Cessationist

I’ve been a Southern Baptist all my life, and my Pentecostal/charismatic friends in high school good-naturedly referred to my congregation as “the …

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

The Frederick Douglass Rival Who Shocked With His Call to ‘Resist’

The Reverend Henry Highland Garnet has largely been forgotten by the history books, but the fiery preacher was one of the most influential figures in …