Faith

Well-Known Actor Has a Message for Those Who Say 'Prayer Isn't Enough'

Popular Christian actor Candace Cameron Bure, known for her role in the Netflix series “Fuller House,” is responding to critics who say prayer “isn’t …

Biblical principles are essential to remain moral

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>There’s an Old Testament story that bears striking resemblance to what’s going on today in America. It’s the story of King Josiah …

Religion

Take a Step of Faith — in God’s Timing

<b>“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline”</b> <b>(2 Timothy 1:7 NLT).</b><p>When God gives an idea — a <i>rhema</i> …

Raped, tracked, humiliated: Clergy wives speak out about domestic violence

Women who were married to abusive priests are for the first time revealing their experiences of sexual assault, control and fear. They say the church …

C.S. Lewis

Why Jews Especially Should Love Thanksgiving

We tend to forget that the pilgrims who landed on Plymouth Rock were immigrants. And since then America has been a land of arrivals, where peoples of …

Jewish Culture

Let us pray

In Competition No. 3025 you were invited to submit a Lord’s Prayer for the 21st century. <br>One of my favourites, among the many parodies of the Lord’s Prayer already out there, is Ian Dury’s ‘Bus Driver’s Prayer’: ‘Our father,/ who art in Hendon/ Harrow Road be Thy name./ Thy Kingston come; thy …

Scientific Research

Christians Bullied Shop Owner to Stay Closed on Sundays, But the Plan Backfired

Earlier this month, <b>Leona Rawlinson</b>, the owner of a shop called Tweed Tastic on the Isle of Lewis (off the western coast of Scotland), received a …

Why Jews Are Literally ‘The People Of Thanksgiving’

Thanksgiving has always been a holiday Jews are very comfortable with. While it may seem like the reason behind the love is that Thanksgiving is …

Jewish Culture

Nothing Faithful About This Remnant: Challenging Those Who Think Well of Themselves

More than two thousand years ago the nation of Israel was struggling against a Syrian imposed King Antiochus Epiphanes. This tyrant forbade the …

Conservative View

40th Anniversary of Women’s Ordination to the Priesthood

On 3 December 1977, three women were ordained to the priesthood: Rev. Jean Brookes, Rev. Wendy Cranston, and Rev. Heather Brunton. They were the …

These "Church Too" Tweets Are A Powerful Reminder That Sexual Abuse Isn't Limited To Hollywood

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against film tycoon Harvey Weinstein (who has denied accusations of nonconsensual sex), actress Alyssa …

Feminism

where young evangelicals are headed – Snakes and Ladders

A long, long time ago, Ross Douthat tweeted this:<p>Reading this makes me wish for an @ayjay take on what he sees as the trends in young-evangelical …

Religion

At This Point, Evangelical Christians Are Persecuting Themselves

Christianity’s domination of American politics is one the worst things that could possibly happen to the religion. It is Christians themselves — …

Religion

Megachurches Continue To Grow As More Traditional Church Numbers Decline

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — During a time when we’re seeing a decline in congregations at more traditional churches across …

The Christian's Job Description - The Master's Seminary

Everybody has a job description. Regardless of who you are—a pastor, a church member, or a student—you have a job description. We all do. And they …

Chose

Priest: The church has ‘lost’ Christmas, must ‘abandon the word completely.’ But there’s more to it.

A Catholic priest in Ireland said the church across all denominations has “lost” Christmas and “should abandon the word completely.”<p>“We need to let it go,” Father Desmond O’Donnell of Dublin told the Belfast Telegraph. “It’s already been hijacked, and we just need to recognize and accept that.”<p>What …

Conservative View

The Day the Pastor Was Away and Evil Came Barging Into His Church

On any other Sunday, Frank Pomeroy, the pastor at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Tex., would have been in the pulpit. He would have seen the gunman, his steely gaze familiar, barge in mid-sermon. He would have heard the gunfire break out.<p>But he was hundreds of miles away. And so Mr. …

News (U.S.)

I prayed for Charles Manson’s soul, but I didn’t it pray well

God's mercy is a mystery at its depths, far beyond our comprehension. But do we really want it for some?<p>I hope Charles Manson makes it to heaven. Not …

Charles Manson

The Thanksgiving that Was (and Was Not)

On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a …

Evangelical Christianity

WWJD – about Transgender?

This article first appeared on the Christian Today website.<p>What Would Jesus Do – About Transgender?<p>It’s that moment you always know will arrive. …

Monty Python

The significance of the Bible goes beyond conflict

The reduction in the Nov. 19 front-page article “At the Museum of the Bible, first public visitors walk between the covers” of the Bible to the book “at the center of three religions and two millennia of conflict,” while tightly constructed prose, was unfair to readers of faith and to history.<p>The …

Opinion

Let Us Bless His Name, This Thanksgiving and All Year Round

Charles Spurgeon shared this in his sermon “Knowledge. Worship. Gratitude”:Let us begin to be very thankful, if we have not been so before. Let us …

Christianity

One Israeli man's mission to bring 'gospel back to Jewish people'

A Jew? A Christian? A "Jew for Jesus"? Jacob Damkani isn't as focused on his own mission as he is on challenging replacement theology.<p>(TNS) - Jacob …

World News

Asian-American Christians shifting, slowly, on sexuality

Eric Church Founder and Lead Pastor Kevin Doi takes Communion at the basketball-lined Fullerton worship center on Sun., Aug. 20. (Photo by Cindy …

LGBTQ

1 Corinthians 6:19–20: Flee Sexual Immorality!

In this lab, Pastor John reminds us that we must flee from the sexual immorality we’re tempted with to the Savior who holds all the joy and …

Flee

Remember That Time Wolverine Became A Christian?

Back in the ’90s, there weren’t many animated comic book shows better than <i>X-Men: The Animated Series</i>. In fact, it’s probably one of the main reasons …

Comics

The evil of theodicy

<i>This is a repost of an article I wrote in 2012. I don’t always agree with stuff I wrote so long ago, but I mostly still agree with this one.</i>Earlier a …

American Philosophy

Theological Malpractice Stands Culpable in Sexual Abuse

When the church teaches young girls to be subservient, the church fosters the idea that women are less important than men, Randall says.<p>I was one of …

Feminism

Is Roy Moore a sexual predator or the victim of a smear campaign? NC faith leaders divided.

More than 300 faith leaders from across the nation, including retired and active pastors from North Carolina, have signed a letter saying they stand …

Religion

More than 300 faith leaders say Moore is unfit to serve

More than 300 faith leaders across the country have signed onto a letter declaring Alabama GOP special election candidate Roy Moore unfit to serve in …

Roy Moore