New Testament

A Conspiracy to Suppress Mary Magdalene? No Longer Just a Dan Brown Plotline

This weekend Christians mark the Feast Day of Mary Magdalene, the follower and patron of Jesus of Nazareth. Though an important Biblical figure, the …

Mary Magdalene

Is Church (Literally) Good for You?

“If one could conceive of a single elixir to improve the physical and mental health of millions of Americans -- at no personal cost,” wrote Harvard …

Mental Health

Not all evangelicals buy the prosperity gospel

The article <i>“Vatican journal strikes out at U.S. evangelicals”</i> (July 19) mistakenly identifies evangelicalism with the prosperity gospel. While …

Faith

Pastor arrested after attempting to resurrect corpse by shouting ‘wake up’

An Ethiopian pastor was rescued from a baying mob after attempting to resurrect a corpse by laying on top of it and screaming “wake up”.<p>Police …

Westminster Abbey

One Spirit, One Faith, Many Opponents

There was a time when believers often spoken of the Christian faith using military language. “Onward Christian Soldiers” may sound antiquated now, …

Evangelical Christianity

ST. MARY MAGDALENE

On July 22, the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Mary Magdelene, one of the most prominent women mentioned in the New Testament.<p>Her name comes from …

Mary Magdalene

Who Was Elijah & Why is His Bible Story Still Important Today?

His name means “The LORD is my God.” The message of his life matched his name. It still does today. Not only do we see evidence of this man threaded …

Faith

Ethiopian 'prophet' arrested after trying to resurrect corpse

<b>An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life.</b><p>Getayawkal Ayele had tried to revive the corpse of Belay Biftu by lying on top of him and repeatedly yelling "Belay, wake up".<p>It was not successful, and his failure enraged family members who began …

Jesus

Obedience essential to worship God

To love God is to obey God. Does that sound right to you?<p>If not, I would encourage you to read the Bible from beginning to end. Pressed for time? …

Faith

Don't Worry about Russians Rigging Our Elections: Long Ago, U.S. Politicians Beat Them to the Punch!

- Advertisement -<p>Steele.jpg<br>(Image by opednews.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>Readings for 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jer. 23:1-6; Ps. 23: 1-3, 3-4, …

Liberal View

Is There Non-Biblical Evidence

Is there any evidence outside of the Bible that the Resurrection of Jesus was a real historical event rather than a myth or an …

Theology

Do You Still Wonder at the Bible?

<b>Audio Transcript</b><p>Let’s set the stage with John 14:25–26: “These things I have spoken to you while I am still with you. But the Helper, the Holy …

Theology

5 Ways the Apocalypse Could Play Out on American Horror Story

Hear ye, hear ye! FX has revealed the title of <b>American Horror Story</b>'s eighth season, and it really packs a punch. The next installment, previously confirmed as a <b>Coven</b>/<b>Murder House</b> crossover, will be called <b>Apocalypse</b>, and we can already feel the nightmares creeping up on us thanks to the first …

Horror

An Evening with Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris and Douglas Murray

<i>This was an event designed to make a strong impact on the war of ideas (or, if you like, the info wars) and it was certainly impressive. 8,000 people</i> …

Jordan Peterson

Friday Afterlife Report July 20th, 2018

<b>July 20th 2018</b><p><b>COMMENTARY - SCIENCE HAS NEVER DISPROVED THE EVIDENCE FOR THE AFTERLIFE</b> We are now in the 19th year of the twenty-first century, with …

Jesus

Are Latter-day Saints Christians?

July 20, 2018 by Dan Peterson<p>Something that I wrote and published back in 1998:<p>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has always accepted …

Theology

Reflections on My Summer Reading List

As a Senior Contributor to the Stream, I've been asked to share some gleanings from my summer reading. In keeping with my lifestyle and habits, I …

Conservative View

Dublin archdiocese seeks 4,000 Eucharistic ministers for papal Mass

Dublin, Ireland, Jul 20, 2018 / 05:39 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With less than a month to go until Pope Francis visits Dublin for the World Meeting of …

Christianity

John Armstrong vs. Church Fathers Re Perpetual Virginity

July 20, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>This is an example that Reformed Protestant scholar Dr. Armstrong provides in support of his oft-expressed disdain for …

Theology

7 Timely Takes

July 20, 2018 by Anne Kennedy<p>Ah, Friday, I don’t deserve you.<p><b>One</b><br>Tried waking up at a normal time all week by setting an alarm, hearing it go, …

Jesus

What is heaven?

When a family member or a friend passes away, we often find ourselves reflecting on the question “where are they now?” As mortal beings, it is a …

Theology

Development of the Biblical Canon: Protestant Difficulties

July 19, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>*****<p>This is an abridged version of my portions of a lengthy dialogue (in two parts), originally with anti-Catholic …

Theology

7 Ideas for Improving Bible Engagement in Your Church

An older neighbor of ours recently came over to the house. He was carrying a large box. After a little small talk, I welcomed him inside and motioned …

Bible

The Difference Between the Integrity of the Qur’an & the Bible

nps.govYears ago I had a friend come visit from Florida when I lived in Oregon. It was the first time he’d been out of the sunshine state in his …

Theology

Are All the Biblical Books Self-Evidently Canonical?

July 19, 2018 by Dave Armstrong<p>Even St. Paul’s books were disputed by at least two major early figures, or at least not introduced as “Scripture” per …

Theology

Faith and Justice: Leading with Revolutionary Love

July 16, 2018<p><b>By Rev. Dr. Jacqui J. Lewis</b> <br>Host and Executive Editor, Faith and Justice<p>No matter how blue, red or purple your state, the polarization …

Human Rights

Everything We Need To Live Like Christ

July 19, 2018 by Keith Giles<p><i>“His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us….He</i> …

Jesus

French Firm Federation Steps Into the U.S. Market

Streaming services have opened the door for multilingual series like worldwide Netflix hit “Narcos,” but dramas in English still dominate TV’s Golden …

Streaming

Seven Theses

By Phil Green.<b>I. The Present</b>Engels proclaimed in the 19th Century that the choice was “Socialism or Barbarism.” The suspense is over. The barbarians …

Central Europe

Shari‘a (A)

There is a great deal of concern among some Americans about shari‘a (or sharia, or shari‘ah; there is no single “right” way of transliterating Arabic …

Religion