Faith

How Christians can accompany those with same-sex attraction

Washington D.C., Sep 19, 2017 / 04:09 pm (CNA).- Have compassion and empathy: especially for those dealing with struggles which are different than …

Catholicism

Stand Firm and Hold to the Faith – 2 Thessalonians 2:15

“So then” (Ἄρα οὖν) is a common Pauline way of drawing a logical conclusion to a section. Since his readers have been chosen by God as the first to …

Theology

Christians in Solidarity with Jews for Jewish High Holy Days

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the Israelites thus: In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe complete rest, …

Christianity

A La Carte (September 20)

Today’s Kindle deals include a few minor deals that may be worth a quick peek.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>Westminster Books has a selection of …

Evangelical Christianity

What are the 3 most dangerous prayers you can offer?

"Thy will be done," can be pretty scary, but there are two more dangerous prayers of ultimate blessing.<p>In 2014, Matthew Wenke and his wife watched as …

Christianity

‘Duck Dynasty’ star begs fans to pray for Trump: ‘It’s not about what he deserves.’

Sadie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” issued a very real, very fervent, and very impassioned plea to people around the world — specifically America — to pray for President Donald Trump.<p>Why did she pray?<p>Robertson begged her fans to put differences aside and asked them to join her in praying for Trump as …

Conservative View

Don’t trust doctors, just read Proverbs

It was right around this time last year that my wife began experiencing a sharp pain in her left wrist. Lifting anything with that hand or turning it …

Counseling

Remembering My Friend Nabeel Qureshi

<i>Nabeel Qureshi, the subject of a 2015</i> Bible Study Magazine <i>cover story</i>, <i>died of stomach cancer on Saturday. Guest author Dr. Michael Licona offers this</i> …

The Spiritual Disciplines: Study and Self-Examination | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

Spirituality

“Are you envious because I am generous?”

<b>Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – September 24th, 2017</b>When Jesus teaches through parables, he expresses profound truths with simple …

Catholicism

House churches

The landscape of contemporary Christianity now includes groups of Christians who get together in each other’s homes and declare themselves a church. …

Religion

Forgiving hate, finding healing

A Christian Science perspective: Genuine forgiveness is not only possible but also desirable, because it brings lasting healing and peace.<p>September …

Spirituality

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A major evangelical Christian university has suspended a tenured professor after she argued that Christians and Muslims “worship the same God” and …

Religion

Bishop McElroy: Attacks on Father James Martin expose a cancer within the U.S. Catholic Church

Father James Martin is a distinguished Jesuit author who has spent his life building bridges within the Catholic Church and between the church and …

Religion

‘The Death Of Free Speech Is Imminent,’ 666, & Germany’s election

Notice the following headline claim:<p>The Death Of Free Speech Is Imminent: Government Begins Censorship Of Media Through Disingenuous Means<p>September …

Theology

The Gut Punch

<i>This is first in a series of portraits of American evangelical Christians in the age of Donald Trump, examining the changes, tensions and challenges</i> …

Racism

Reflections on the Final Solution to the Latin Mass

William F. Buckley Jr. prayed that the new Mass would ‘yield a rich harvest of informed Christians.’ It required from him a strenuous act of</b> …

Conservative View

Paul’s Adam (RJS)

The final chapter of the new book <i>Adam and the Genome</i> by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight looks carefully at the the way at Paul uses Adam in Romans 5 …

Theology

Remembering the greatness of Mother Cabrini | Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation

<i>Message to the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus</i><p><i>To the Reverend Mother Sister Barbara Louise Staley,</i><p><i>General Superior of the</i> …

Christianity

Hey Benham Brothers, Maybe The Message On The Winds Of The Hurricanes Is For You

First Kings 19:12 (KJV): “And after the earthquake a fire; but the Lord was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.”<p>A reader of the scriptures learns in the above verse of the still small voice in which God spoke to the prophet Elijah. As a child I remember wondering what that …

LGBTQ

Main Themes of 2 Thessalonians

The situation in Thessalonica has changed since Paul wrote his first letter to the church. In fact, the second letter is so different from the first …

Theology

Has Christian Psychology Lost Its Place at Southern Seminary?

Eric Johnson is a leading Christian psychology professor and a 17-year veteran at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Students praise his …

Counseling

Satan, Diabolical Nicety and You

Sword of Truth, by Fr. Nathan Siray,<p>In a short span of time, St. Peter went from being proclaimed the steadfast Rock on which Jesus Christ would …

Jesus

Francis, those who have been forgiven cannot but forgive

If a person experiences the joy of forgiveness, he or she cannot fail to give his or her own forgiveness. The Pope says this before reciting the …

Christianity

Jo Beth Young, wife of Second Baptist Church pastor, dies

Jo Beth Young, wife of prominent Houston pastor Dr. Ed Young, has died. She was 80 years old.<p>She helped shepherd Second Baptist Church alongside her …

Dallas

Radio Boston: 'Life's Work,' Doctor's Christian Argument For Abortion Rights

Support the news<p>Related audio<p>Dr. Willie Parker is an itinerant physician who performs abortions in the South, in states where clinics are few and …

Good Samaritans

Jewish vs. CCOG points on ‘Rosh Hashana’

<i>An animal horn trumpet.</i><p>The Feast of Trumpets begins after the setting of the sun on September 20th and runs through sunset on September 21st in 2017. …

Theology

“God In Labor” in Christian Theology

When Richard Bauckham, Murray Rae, and Michael Gorman lend their name to a book on atonement, I’m all ears. They’ve done so to Thomas Andrew …

Christian Philosophy

‘First Reformed’ Review: Paul Schrader Crafts a Modern Masterpiece About Faith [TIFF]

We’ve quietly entered a renaissance of master American filmmakers tackling religious subjects with the gravity, dignity and seriousness they deserve. …

Crime And Punishment: Greg Boyd Style

When it comes to evaluations of Greg Boyd’s massive <i>The Crucifixion of the Warrior God,</i> the central topic of discussion ought to be method: Boyd’s …

Criminology