Topic: christianity

  1. This evening, my husband and I joined our community (the Community of St. John) to listen to Fr. Joseph Mary, the Prior of St. Joseph’s in Princeville, IL, speak on The Future of Cath ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:   Jew Hatred Is Evil - Many vile and hateful things were said and done in Charlottesville over the weekend. This morning, a good friend br ... discuss

THE CASE FOR CHRIST, one of the best-reviewed faithbased films of 2017, was released on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and Digital HD on Aug. 15, 2017, from Pure Flix Entertainment, the largest faith a ... discuss

Second-century Christians were regarded as “haters.”  One might think the small size of the early Christian movement would allow it to be overlooked or ignored.  But this is not what happened.  ... discuss

On the one hand this is freeing. The single mother working two low-wage earning jobs does share the same kind of moral responsibility as the wealthy CEO for her neighbors, but she does not share the ... discuss

Optional Memorial – August 16thSaint Stephen (977-1038), the first King of Hungary. was born the son of Duke Geza, a Magyar chieftain, and Duchess Sarolt. Two years before his birth, his mother rece ... discuss

Christianity is the pursuit of God.  J.I. Packer in his excellent book, Knowing God asks, “What were we made for?  Knowing God.  What aim should we set ourselves in life?  To know God. ... discuss

A defining feature of modern cultural Christianity, and those who have either gotten it spectacularly wrong or have fallen badly, is that the gap between the fall and the next tweet, blog or online in ... discuss

by Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:   Trump Addresses The Nation -  Shortly after noon today, President Trump addressed the nation from the White House. His remarks, which ... discuss

How bad is America’s suicide problem? Well, it’s so bad that Americans’ overall life expectancy has declined for the first time since the 1930s. As Aaron Kheriaty writes in First Things, the sui ... discuss

Yesterday we continued our series through 1 John and I was privileged to preach from 1 John 2:7-11.  As previously stated in this series, John the apostle is passionate that his readers know some t ... discuss

To the Christians of the United States: As I write, I am looking at the modern city of Berlin on a beautiful Sunday. The parks and streets are filled with people, the churches far less so. Berlin is n ... discuss

The early Christians probably used the miniature codex format for a number of reasons including private reading, portability for long journeys, and sometimes even in a “magical” sense (thinking it ... discuss

There are several dangers to biblical Christianity that have come about through progressive ideology. Progressive ideology essentially stems from non-biblical positions about the nature of truth (tha ... discuss

Lankford summarized that “our first calling” of the Gospel is to be able to love our neighbor,” and “to love God.” He added that the calling from Paul tells people to  ... discuss

“The basic principle here is truly clear: Christians may not enter into spiritual relations with pagans. As Calvin notes in his commentary on this passage, Paul is not here addressing marriage. ... discuss

St. Gregory the TheologianGeorge Demacopoulos gave another lecture at the Eagle River Institute which was recently posted on Ancient Faith Radio, and in the course of that lecture he made the followin ... discuss

by Fr. Josiah Trenham – So here is the essence of the conflict, my friends. It is the LGBT versus the JCIB: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. Gay propaganda throws such classical wisdo ... discuss

“The transition from first generation to the second generation will take place slowly and gradually and . . . it will take more time than we can expect,” the North Georgia Presbytery wrote. “It ... discuss

Image: Saint Lawrence crowned by Baby Jesus By Jean M. Heimann Today is the feast of Saint Lawrence, deacon and martyr. Lawrence was one of the seven deacons of the Church of Rome. In 258, he was mar ... discuss

Over the years, “intersectionality” has been expanded to include “studies that integrate the disadvantages caused by sexual orientation, class, age, body size, gender identification, ... discuss

(or Laurence) was chief of the seven deacons of the congregation at Rome, the seven men who, like Stephen and his companions (Acts 6:1-6), were in charge of administering the church budget, particular ... discuss

"Receive the book of the gospel whose herald you have become. Believe what you read. Teach what you believe. Practice what you teach…"These words are part of the ordination rite for the holy diacona ... discuss

European leaders are begging their fellow citizens to have children. But it seems like a “Do as we say, not as we do,” kind of message. A recurring topic here at BreakPoint is the demographic chal ... discuss

The Wilberforce Initiative is reporting that Iran is targeting Christians, re-sentencing them to lengthier jail times despite having already served their sentences. According to the report, Ebrahim F ... discuss

Silence (2016) screenshot.“Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And whoever does not take his cross an ... discuss

More and more of these pinpricks of light are coming online now—in the tens and twenties or more. They are giving shape and detail to the country, but they are doing it from the inside. What you ... discuss

Ryrie is most compelling when he connects Protestant behavior with underlying religious beliefs. For example, Protestants tend to question and reject authority, because they believe with Martin Luth ... discuss

Saint Lawrence Receiving the Treasures of the Church from Pope Sixtus II August 7 is the optional memorial of Saint Sixtus II and his companions, Felicissimus and Agapitus, deacons. Pope Sixtus II wa ... discuss

I recently did a post [HERE] on the article from La Civiltà Cattolica entitled, "EVANGELICAL FUNDAMENTALISM AND CATHOLIC INTEGRALISM: A SURPRISING ECUMENISM" written by Antonio Spadaro and Marcelo Fi ... discuss

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Father George W. RutlerThe Transfiguration of our Lord did not change him into another form of nature. After the event he was the same man taking the apostles down the mountain as he was when he took ... discuss

The theological root of so much burnout is a failure to believe in the sovereignty of God. We simply don’t trust God to do the work that only he can do. We may subscribe confessionally to the sovere ... discuss

“Is it fair that God sends people to hell? If fairness means equality, that’s hard to say. But if fairness means God giving us what we deserve, then the answer’s easy: yes.” There are certain ... discuss

Joy isn’t the absence of sadness—it’s the presence of the Holy Spirit. And although the Holy Spirit produces joy within us, He often does so by humbling us so that we would take our eyes off our ... discuss

It has taken my entire life, but I have finally come to understand that we cannot judge people by only their words or actions.  People can do all the "right" things but for all the "wrong" reason ... discuss

(c 604 – August 5, 642) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and is now venerated as a Christian saint.He was the son of Æthelfrith of Bernicia and came to rule after spending a period ... discuss

“The tiniest things we do, the most careless words we say, the smallest act of kindness towards another person—all these things actually count. We live in God’s world. From God’s perspecti ... discuss

“When you fly over Europe, you can see a lot of beautiful historic church buildings. Once you are on the ground and you visit some of the churches, you find out that some of those church buildin ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: What if Christians and Christian institutions that provide so many social services went on strike? That is a question Addison Del Mastro asks in The American C ... discuss

Reform Thought in Sixteenth-Century Italy is interesting in other ways to anyone who has an interest in the 16th century religious thought. If there was every an example of heterogeneous thought, it ... discuss

America is strikingly similar to Corinth. According to polls, most Catholics consider themselves "Americans who happen to be Catholics," rather than "Catholics who happen to be Americans." Two of the ... discuss

was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who, according to the Gospel of John, showed favour to Jesus. He appears three times: the first is when he visits Jesus one night to listen to his teachin ... discuss

The first step is the problem, the “bad news” that we all have a mortal disease called sin, "the Jew first and also the Greek (Gentile)." The good news is that all are offered salvation, "the Jew ... discuss

This book is a mixture of sociology, Christianity, and politics. Samuel Rodriguez and Dr. Robert Crosby are the authors of this book. They combine these genres in this book as it address issues confr ... discuss

Tuesday on ABC’s The View, the sole self-admitted pro-life Democrat on the panel, Sunny Hostin, urged her party to reclaim the moral party status from Republicans. But instead of being encourag ... discuss

Dear Friends, In an age when assisted suicide has been deemed acceptable public policy, it becomes necessary for Christians to unapologetically stand up for the dignity and worth of every human being ... discuss

Today’s obsession with being relevant and being all things to all people isn’t so much the fruit of pragmatism (though it is that too) but more so the outcome of forgetting God.  We’ve forgotte ... discuss

We have to ask the questions. And then we have to get to the place where we help people see that the things our culture claims to value most – human rights and tolerance and diversity – are insupp ... discuss

The utility and morality of orthodox Christian social beliefs can be debated. But according to Christian teaching, it is licit, perhaps even mandatory, to withdraw and walk away—“shake the dust of ... discuss

Sure we can be stupid.  Sure we can be selfish.  Sure we can do lots of dumb things as the church.  And no excuses for them.  But deep down the world seethes with hatred for Jesus.  It burns with ... discuss

Most errors fall into one of three categories. First, they deny that God exists in Trinity or diminish the Persons to such an extent that it becomes a practical Unitarianism. Second, they either expli ... discuss

Fr. George W. RutlerJan Struther (1901-1953) wrote popular hymns but is best known for the book that became the 1942 film Mrs. Miniver, starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. The Dunkirk evacuation ... discuss

It is that paradox that lies at the heart of The End of White Christian America, and in discussions of Christianity and public life more generally. How can a religion often defined as a religion of ... discuss

And thus, for Wright, Christ Himself takes no punishment as our substitute, because even though He was hanging, suffering on the cross, it was not Him who is being punished, but sin—and yet, somehow ... discuss

Still, Luther had no intention of withdrawing from the Roman Catholic Church, let alone starting a new branch of Christianity. He only wanted a return to the sources, rather than relying on tradition. ... discuss

(24 August 1759 – 29 July 1833) was a British politician, philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. A native of Hull, Yorkshire, he began his political career in 1780 a ... discuss

“If politics is not and never has been the center of my life in church, why would I leave my church (for what else can “leaving evangelicalism” typically mean?) because lots of self-identify ... discuss

29 July AD 1030; transferred to 27 July Ólafr Haraldsson (also known as Olav, Olafe, Oláfr hinn helgi, and Olavus rex) was born in 995 to Harald Grenske and Åsta Gudbrandsdatter. While Snoore says ... discuss

In 2000, when Robinson wrote about Psalm 49 in CT, he referred to death as a grim shepherd. “For the believer in Jesus Christ, for the righteous person, we do not go out into death and into darkne ... discuss

Augustine the great early church theologian witnessed the downfall of Roman civilization.  He had gone from a harlot, a pleasure seeker, important in the court of Rome, to converting to Christian ... discuss

Richard Dawkins is no friend to conservatives. The atheist author has spent much of his life deriding Judaism and Christianity. He once stated, \"An atheist is just somebody who feels about Yahweh the ... discuss

Tolerance is in vogue politically and socially for every idea, every religion, every agenda, and every social construct other than Christianity.  In recent days, Richard Dawkins has come under fire ... discuss

"The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance."  -  Hen ... discuss

The panelists like CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative Vice President LaShawn Warren dismissed any Judeo-Christian objections to abortion advocacy. “There are conservatives who will ra ... discuss

Aldrin’s view, which I obviously share, offers not only an explanation for the world we live in but for our place in it. When King David pondered creation in Psalm 8, called a “Star Gazer’s Psa ... discuss

It must also be made clear, in light of some popular unbiblical covenant theologies, that Unconditional Election does not equate to, mean, nor imply unconditional New Covenant membership.  Though it ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: We need to help the next generation learn to navigate the culture. That is why I am so excited that John Stonestreet and Brett Kunkle have written, A Practical ... discuss

While you may know little about union with Christ, some view it as the most comprehensive aspect of Christian salvation. Michael Horton, for example, shows how union with Christ draws together the v ... discuss

What happens when a civilization forgets—or rejects—its roots? We’re seeing it right now. ... discuss

Yesterday morning we engaged in a new preaching series through the letter of 1 John—one of three letters written by the apostle John who also penned the Gospel of John.  Over the next 90 days, we ... discuss

Robinson tackles a widespread (and near-consensus) belief among modern scholars that the earliest Christians were almost exclusively urban. Ever since Wayne Meek’s The First Urban Christians (and ... discuss

The scorched-earth policy is a retaliatory retreat in which, as civilians and military personnel abandon the frontline, they take or destroy anything that could be utilized by the enemy.  In a speech ... discuss

But our reason for humility is also our greatest reason for hope! Understanding the Bible doesn’t depend ultimately on your IQ, your efforts, or how long you’ve been a Christian. Understanding t ... discuss

But many attractional leaders are likely to maintain their popularity and their profitability. Many have built their ministries on sentimental religion and pop-spirituality; echoing the cultural zeitg ... discuss

1. The Challenge against Christianity - Dr. Ravi Zacharias (speaker begins at 15:37) 2. The Resurrection Argument that changed a Generation of Scholars 3. The Columbo Tactic - Prof. Greg Koukl4. Wisdo ... discuss

“There is no place among the followers of Jesus for violence or harsh words, for sexual manipulation, for financial leverage or for making threats. Blaming tiredness or stress, or alcohol and dr ... discuss

I suspect that many people who sit week after week in the pews of their particular church have no idea how difficult a Sunday is for a minister and his family. Pray for your pastor’s Sundays. Robert ... discuss

Flannery O’Connorby Jessica Hooten Wilson: In 2014 I spoke at the American Embassy in Prague at a symposium on the civil rights movement in America. I made the mistake of offering Flannery O’Conn ... discuss

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a n ... discuss

On July 22nd, the Catholic Church observes the Feast of Saint Mary Magdalene. Known as the patron of penitents, she could also be called the patron saint of mistaken identity. Tradition has long held ... discuss

According to a study by Barna, a religious research group, Portland-Auburn, Maine, is the most post-Christian city in the United State, and my city, Rochester, New York ranks 13th.Yay.The study involv ... discuss

The Reverend William Barber from North Carolina made news this week by claiming in an interview on prayer for President Trump that it “borders on heresy when you can p-r-a-y for a president&rdq ... discuss

Virgin and martyr; also called Marina; belonged to Pisidian Antioch in Asia Minor, where her father was a pagan priest. Her mother dying soon after her birth, Margaret was nursed by a pious woman five ... discuss

In far too many churches, the Bible is nearly silent. The public reading of Scripture has been dropped from many services and the sermon has been sidelined, reduced to a brief devotional appended to t ... discuss

Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a n ... discuss

Christianity is almost the only one of the great religions which thoroughly approves of the body — which believes that matter is good, that God Himself once took on a human body, that some kind of b ... discuss

Many Bible scholars believe that the Jailor was a retired veteran Roman soldier. The city of Philippi was a major city that had been chartered as a "Roman Colonial City". Old soldiers sought retiremen ... discuss

Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers (3 John 2 NASB). Sometimes misinterpreting a passage boils down to decontextualizing a single wo ... discuss

Video Testimony:Life before Jesus, for me, was a living nightmare. And that’s in no way an exaggeration. Even before drugs took control in my story, it was still basically a life of confusion, and q ... discuss

The 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing his 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenberg is coming this October, and you can be sure dozens of books commemorating the Reformation and i ... discuss

Dear Friends, In last week’s message, I discussed the growing problem of hostility to Christianity that many Americans have faced over the last 15 years and continue to face now, despite living ... discuss

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Fr. George RutlerIn the nineteenth century, the poet Adam Mickiewicz dramatized the theme of his suffering Poland as the “Christ of Nations” and, in an image used by many others, Poland was crucif ... discuss

I have written rather extensively on the controversy surrounding Father James Martin and his book, "Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of R ... discuss

12 July AD 1998 Bo Harald Giertz was born 31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Borgholm, Öland (Kalmar), Sweden. He came from a prominent family and his father was a noted surgeon and head of one of Sweden ... discuss

Accompanying Video:Message Audio:We’ve talked about topics like theology, sociology, philosophy, government, and other topics, looking at a litany of spheres of life to discover how our Christian fa ... discuss

In his magnificent speech in Poland, President Trump asked whether the west “still has the will to survive”. If he’d listened to BBC Radio’s Today programme this morning (approx 0840), he migh ... discuss

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Father George RutlerThe film Cabaret is better known these days than the novel The Berlin Stories on which its screenplay is based. Christopher Isherwood described the dissolute culture of a demoraliz ... discuss

Jesus said, “But the Counsellor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. Peace I leave with you; my pea ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter The so-called evolutionary tree of life has no trunk How do you grow a tree without a trunk? The short answer is, “you don’ ... discuss

Fr. George RutlerThe legend of King Robert the Bruce, exiled from Scotland in a cave off the Irish coast in 1306, resembles a similar story in the Bible about King David when he was a boy. King Robert ... discuss

27 June AD 444 Saint Cyril (ca. AD 376-444) became Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt in 412. Throughout his career he defended a number of orthodox doctrines, among them the teaching that Mary, the moth ... discuss

Accompanying Video: Audio Message:I’m not going to die, I’m going to live forever. Christ Jesus our savior has done it. So we have a future. We are the blessed ones, who need not fear death, bu ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): June 26 John and Paul, Roman brothers, were imperial officers of high repute. When Julian the Apostate summoned them to appear at his court they refused, in order to remai ... discuss

The Catholic blogsophere, as I have previously written, does not like Father James Martin.  They write scathing posts against him because he refuses to condemn homosexuals. Father John Zuhlsdorf ... discuss

I could say that Bill Kassel’s novel is a “can’t-put-down” opus. I mean, it’s got everything a good read should have. Suspense. Humor (and I’m talking about laugh-out-loud humor!). Tragedy ... discuss

Our Lord's admonition that much will be required of those to whom much has been given, applies most vividly to us. We have been given so much in the way of inventions and medicine and comparative weal ... discuss

Let me preface by saying this isn't going to be one of this usual negative tirades by religious or political leaders pushing doom porn and the end of the all things. If people like that were right the ... discuss

Are we really surprised by this?  Seeing the behavior of the left ever since Conservatives won the election and began to reverse their plans for a socialist utopia in America, the left has been b ... discuss

The Feast of the Holy Trinity follows Pentecost because it is only by the inspiration of the Third Person of the Trinity, who leads into all truth, that the mystery of the Trinity can be known. Human ... discuss

Bob DeWaay returns this episode to discuss The Benedict Option. The Benedict Option is a best-selling book by Conservative (Political) author Rod Dreher. It seeks to reshape the Christian outlook on P ... discuss

Good thoughts from Atwood: “I sometimes hear the view that the world’s ills are due to religions. Some people have that view. I do not agree with that view because atheist regimes have do ... discuss

Any individual working in the many fields of ministry will face the challenge of disillusionment.  When I first got into ministry work I had some naive notions about it.  I was hoping to fin ... discuss

Disclaimer: I don't claim to be part of any specific fellowship or society. I'm simply a pastor in training who has struggled with addiction and overcome that struggle against great odds through the p ... discuss

Battle of Guiliford Courthouse, CC 2.0 via Wikimedia CommonsAccompanying Video: I’d like to take you back in time to the birth of this nation. The year is 1775, and the British are marching in ... discuss

I recently started to re-read Saint Thérèse of Lisieux's autobiography, "Story of a Soul." I love this book for so many reasons. This great saint's theology is as profound as any that of any other s ... discuss

Founding Father and author of the first American dictionary, Noah Webster, boldly stated, “[T]he religion which has introduced civil liberty is the religion of Christ and His apostles… This is gen ... discuss

Audio Message:Home sweet home. We all dream of home don’t we? In your life what are some places that always felt like home to you? For me, when I think of home I think of my grandma’s kitchen. ... discuss

The old Ugly Church Stuff file is chock full of goodies! This time, it’s the sweet kind. Just when you thought faith in the West couldn’t get any sweeter, along comes the fruity kind of Ch ... discuss

William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army IntroductionThe mission of the Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet needs in His name without discrimination. This mission ... discuss

Easter 5John 14:1-14“The One Way Jesus”(Mother's Day)Even though it's a secular holiday, we wish to take a moment to recognize Mothers' Day. We Christians give thanks to God for the blessings of ... discuss

To the utter consternation of the abortion rights movement, the issue simply will not go away. Decades after they thought they had put the matter to rest with the Roe v. Wade decision, America’s ... discuss

Getting Jesus Wrong may be one of the best titles I’ve seen in a while, and the book comes close to living up to its provocative name. The author is not well known, but his message deserves to ... discuss

What motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?The more I really think about what’s happening, that precious little people are being slaughtered by the millions eve ... discuss

Life's Work: A Moral Argument for Choice by Dr. Willie Parker is a new book defending abortion rights by an African-American doctor who is a self-proclaimed "Christian" (the reason for the quotes ... discuss

Many people don't seem to know much about the Salvation Army and what the Salvation Army does.  I know for the longest time all I really knew about the army was the red kettles in front of stores ... discuss

Andrew Rappaport is the founder and president of Striving for Eternity Ministries, which focuses on Evangelism, Outreach, and education. He is also the author of What Do They Believe, a systematic th ... discuss

A common assumption among critics of Christianity is that the New Testament was standardized after a long period of textual flux. Only by the fourth century A.D., it is argued, were the competing tex ... discuss

God has hidden beauty in every corner of the Earth, every nook and cranny is full to the brim with it. If we go upon the mountains of the Rockies or the Appalachians we will witness pieces and parts ... discuss

cc 2.0We exist on a perpetual battlefield.  I don't know if your aware of that, but it's true.  This is a war.  And we are soldiers.  We don't fight with weapons.  Instead, we ... discuss

Accompanying Video:Message Audio:The Salvation Army is mobilizing worldwide. The purpose of this mobilization is to encourage salvationists to step outside the walls of our churches and buildings, and ... discuss

This brief and pithy article persuasively contends that the West's differentiating between "Radical Muslim" and "Moderate Muslim" is delusional. And while it is objectively difficult to argue with tha ... discuss

Spring is in the air. The days are getting longer. Green grass and the hint of leaves on the trees — and is that a flower blooming already? With the season comes one special holiday: Easter. Thi ... discuss

If we’re friends, then at some point, I’ve probably begun a sentence with the phrase: “I heard on NPR  . . . ” Anyways, I was listening to NPR earlier this month when they ran ... discuss

As I have previously written, most of my life has been one bad decision after another. This rocky road started for me when I was 14 years old and decided to leave the Catholic Church. It was all down ... discuss

This book is a historical, scientific study about how Christianity began. This author begins his book with two maps of the areas where the first Christians lived and spread the Gospel. Then he begin ... discuss

In a recently posted lecture on the topic of Fundamentalism, George Demacopoulos (hereafter "GD") fell into many of the same errors evident in his original article that began this discussion. He conti ... discuss

In a previous post, I discussed Carrier’s defence of “The infantile Objection” to divine a command theory (DCT) of meta-ethics. Some comments he makes in the same paper, suggest a slightly diffe ... discuss

03/12/2012 China (ChinaAid) Members Detained and Sent to Labor Camp as Chinese House Church Repeatedly Targeted for Persecution -A house church belonging to the China for Christ denomination has be ... discuss

Lent Midweek 2Perpetua and FelicitasMatthew 24:9-14March 8, 2017When you think of the early Christian martyrs, you likely have a picture in your head of faithful believers in Christ being thrown to th ... discuss

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack has now exceeded even that. The book, originally self-published by Young and two friends, ha ... discuss

"Till selfish gain no longer stain, The banner of the free!" Happened across this on Youtube quite by accident. Brought tears to my eyes, for several reasons. The gravestone and soldier scenes in par ... discuss

Evangelical Christians have been especially attentive to worship in recent years, sparking a renaissance of thought and conversation on what worship really is and how it should be done. Even if this r ... discuss

David Livingstone Smith is a philosophy professor who has written the book on dehumanization. It's called, Less Than Human, and is billed as the \"first book to illuminate precisely how and why we ... discuss

David Livingstone Smith is a philosophy professor who has written the book on dehumanization. It's called, Less Than Human, and is billed as the \"first book to illuminate precisely how and why we ... discuss

The following was written by Philip Rosenthal of ChristianView Network.IS CHRISTIANITY EQUALLY GUILTY BECAUSE THE CRUSADES ARE THE MORAL EQUIVALENT OF JIHAD? Have you heard the argument that Christian ... discuss

By Michael JohnsOn February 14, 2017, I spoke to the Cornell Political Union at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York on the promise of Donald Trump’s Presidency. My speech foll ... discuss

I mentioned in the previous post in the “Can We Talk” series (Complementarian/Egalitarian Edition)? how I believe in the value of dialogue. I also introduced the concept behind this serie ... discuss

Roger Patterson is a former High School Chemistry and Biology teacher from Wyoming, and now a curriculum writer, editor, and member of the editorial review board for Answers in Genesis. He and Bodie ... discuss

This post is the last of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. With our cultural analysis behind us, I would like to consider the role of preaching in a secular age, particularly preaching ... discuss

The American experiment is predicated on the notion of the peaceful transfer of power. We just underwent one such transition. On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump swore on a Bible to stand on behalf of o ... discuss

According to Justin, on Sunday all those believers in good standing in the city and country side gathered to worship on Sunday because that is the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and the day God b ... discuss

Cheer up, you’re worse than you think,” Rev. Timothy Keller says with a smile. He’s explaining that humans are more weak, more fallen, more warped than they “ever dare admit or even believe. ... discuss

Our Sunday school class is studying Romans, and for two weeks had an outstanding, articulate retired Lutheran pastor, Douglas McBride formerly of San Antonio, as our teacher. Class members are taking ... discuss

Today I was looking up Blessings and Benedictions in the New Testament, and came across this nice list.  We often hear these words in the liturgy, but don't know exactly the source.  This si ... discuss

This post is the second of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. The previous post in this series examined Peter Berger’s explanation for the progress of secularization in the Western ... discuss

Sol Invictus, the Unconquerable SunQuestion: "Did Christmas originate from a pagan holiday?"There has been a long tradition among Protestants of accusing Roman Catholics of engaging in pagan practices ... discuss

We are fortunate to live in a country in which we get to re-choose our major leaders on a rotating cycle. The up-side of this is that we get to regularly examine how we come to our political positions ... discuss

This post is the first of three in a series on Preaching in a Secular Age. I began my chapter on preaching and postmodernism in We Cannot Be Silent with these words, “A common concern seems to emerg ... discuss

Eight years ago, we began a series on Essential doctrines of the Faith. In the first episode, recorded back in January of 2009, we discussed seven doctrines that are foundational to Christianity. Ever ... discuss

It's no mystery that I started, and named Debunking Atheists, after countless of blogs constantly deleting my comments, and blocking me. This one mainly. That initial frustrations is what sent my mind ... discuss

When I look back over a year that had run its course, especially what I read for that year, I sometimes experience disappointment because I didn't read as much as I had wanted to. This year is one of ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into what he said are the key guidelines of his ongoing r ... discuss

I've been giving a lot of thought to certain tensions in the Church at the moment, and my clearest impression is that people are not really hearing one another speak. It troubles me when this happens. ... discuss

Courtesy cbcsI recently had a friend challenge me on the canonicity of the so called "apocrypha" - what Catholics call the deuterocanonical books. These are the seven books of the Bible which Protesta ... discuss

* “The Coming Christian Collapse” (Rod Dreher, The American Conservative)* “Football, National Anthem & Christianity” (Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism)* “Unlike the NFL’s Colin Kaepernick, Fr ... discuss

Last month Claire and I were blessed to participate in a reunion party involving people from the Christian Brotherhood’s early years. It was a momentous event as more than 50 of us celebrated the gr ... discuss

At the heart of modernism is the reduction of Christianity to an abstraction.  To say that Christianity is an abstraction is as much as to say it can be anything to anybody, which is as much as t ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco Mrs. Clinton’s intolerance is as glaring as Mr. Trump’s; she merely has a different target: religious liberty. Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump has insulted women, person ... discuss

Time magazine broke a story by Elizabeth Dias yesterday with quite the headline, Top Evangelical College Group to Dismiss Employees Who Support Gay Marriage. Ed Stetzer wrote an article in reply for C ... discuss

This book is not one you want to blast through in a few weeks like I did. I really like Franciscan friar Richard Rohr and have been receiving his daily emails for about a year now. I have only read on ... discuss

The following is a 2004 message from Pastor Gary C. Price at Omega Ministries."For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to t ... discuss

Running Through My Head Today:A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella (2015; Lily James) and It is Well With My SoulGrateful For:The transitional deacon who has been assigned to our parish ... discuss

Image source: gospelcoalition.org.On Monday, May 23, Patheos published an article by Rebecca Bratten Weiss on suffering and “the clamor of insufficient explanations”. By “insufficient explanatio ... discuss

One challenge Christians face, particularly millennials, is the apparent challenge Science poses to articles of faith. To be brutally blunt, most of this appearance of challenge stems from the inabili ... discuss

Paul Combs, Tribune.orgI am no longer concerned about the prospect of Donald Trump as President of the United States. It was never a strong likelihood, despite his sense-defying victory in the Republi ... discuss

 Comedian booed on talk show after claiming on talk show after claiming abortion is “cool” Calvin Freiburger The Keepers of the Official Abortion Narrative hold that absolutely nobod ... discuss

Anthony Ozimic, SPUC's director of communications, was recently interviewed by Die Tagespost, a German Catholic newspaper, about Theresa May. They wanted to know the position of the new prime minister ... discuss

 The first century vision is breathtaking, given our divisions today."After his death and resurrection a fellowship of followers of Jesus came into being which was called The Church. Beliefs a ... discuss

A little history about the Pope's visit to Armenia:"In 301 AD, twelve years before Constantine legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire, King Tiridates III made Christianity the official religion of ... discuss

One of the great joys of blogging is receiving feedback from those who read what I write. Every week or two I like to collect some of the letters to the editor that I receive and share them he ... discuss

The times are changing. Sexual morality is undergoing nothing less than a revolution as traditional morality gives way to something radically different. The former morality, based on the Chris ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: Christianity and Eastern Religions and Islam and Christianity by Rose Publishing as well as 10 Questions And Answers On Atheism and Agnosticism by Norman&nb ... discuss

It’s a huge day for Kindle deals today. Zondervan has a sale on all kinds of their best commentaries, Crossway has a list of Piper books on sale, and Matthis Media also has a whole list. ... discuss

Whatever else you know about the Bible, I’m sure you know this: It lays out a sexual ethic that displays God’s intent in creating sexuality and that challenges humanity to live in ways con ... discuss

It’s the weekend! This one kind of snuck up on me and yet somehow it’s one of those ridiculously packed-full ones. Mostly I’m looking forward to being at New City Baptist Chu ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: The American Hour by Os Guinness, Money, Greed, and God by Jay Richards, God’s Indwelling Presence by Jamaes Hamilton, Sgt. York by John Perry, Read the B ... discuss

This year I have been participating in the 2016 Reading Challenge, a fun way to increase and diversify your reading through another year. I took the challenge and set this year’s goal at 104 ... discuss

"According to the former head of the Vatican’s highest court, Cardinal Raymond Burke, Muslims and Christians do not worship the same God, since Allah is a “governor,” whereas Christianity was ... discuss

Madonna del Parto Unknown Master, Italian (late 15th century in Valsesia)Rather than write a book review, which would require more time than I care to spend on this blogpost, I thought I'd comment on ... discuss

Fr. Lev Gillet, an Orthodox monkAmong those who wrongly reject God, it seems that there are many who do so for the right reasons - no god but a loving, just god is worthy of our adoration. They simply ... discuss

Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said, "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not the speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." This quote was an indictment against ... discuss

JD Hall, a prominent four-point abolitionist, has spent significant time recently making hay about the evils and dangers of the Abolish Human Abortion movement. Sadly, he does so while disingenuousl ... discuss

Abolish Abortion Florida is merely the most recent push to date in the nationwide abolitionist movement. The proposal to criminalise abortion as 1st-degree homicide, punishable to the maximum extent ... discuss

(audio book, listening time: 3h55m11s)Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4UdCUR_L_c-and-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOlf0u9Fv5AYouTube comments: "America is disintegrating.  The "one N ... discuss

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v class="MsoNormal">I am sure that many of you have seen, or at least have heard of, the recent box office hits, The Hunger Games (2012) and the Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013).  If you are un ... discuss

Jayson York is pastor of Water’s Edge Bible Church in West Chicago, Illinois. The term “Evangelical”has become so widely used that it has effectively lost all meaning. We discuss the doctrine o ... discuss

When a billionaire from New York City is running for President of the United States and the Christian Conservative is behind him in the polls, we have to ask ourselves how is this possible? How can so ... discuss




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