Topic: christianity

This past Shabbat, all across the Jewish world, the yearly Sabbath Torah reading was begun anew with Bereshit, the beginning of Genesis. With the recent reconciliation agreement signed between Hamas ... discuss

In the golden age of Hollywood, movies extolling heroic virtue and Christian values were commonplace. Films were life affirming, their plots derived from saintly figures, or Scripture itself (Ben-Hur ... discuss

In the middle 400's the pagan Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain, driving the Christian Britons north and west into Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. In 597 a band of monks headed by Augustine of Cant ... discuss

(c. 586 – 12 October 632/633) was the son of Ælle king of Deira and seems to have had (at least) two siblings. His sister Acha was married to Æthelfrith, king of neighboring Bernicia. An otherwise ... discuss

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In recent years, it has been my joy to serve as pastor to a wonderful and gifted young lady named Lita Cosner.  It has also been my joy to read her new book—From Creation to Salvation: What Jesus ... discuss

Book Summary First century Christianity and present-day musical aspirations meet in the story of a miracle table built by the grandfather of Jesus Christ. The table is placed in the hands of a Centur ... discuss

October 12 is the feast of Our Lady of the Pillar — the Blessed Virgin Mary’s first apparition in history. The Blessed Mother appeared to Saint James the Apostle, the brother of Saint John the Ev ... discuss

Is the Catechism of the Catholic Church today theologically served its purpose 25 years after its publication? By no means, says the Viennese dogmatic theologian, Professor Jan-Heiner Tück. The catec ... discuss

When Thomas de Maizière chatted in Wolfenbüttel on Monday evening, he did not know that he was stirring  a heated debate. It belongs to the essence of the 63-year-old, sometimes to let his thou ... discuss

After finishing Eric Metaxas' biography on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, it occurred to me that though I'd long admired the German pastor and martyr, I'd never actually read any of his published wo ... discuss

After finishing Eric Metaxas' biography on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, it occurred to me that though I'd long admired the German pastor and martyr, I'd never actually read any of his published wo ... discuss

All of life is filled with parables and metaphors that point to the meta-narrative of existence.  The four seasons are laced with it.  Media, movies, books, and stories are filled with expre ... discuss

"Salvation is God's way of making us real people." - AugustineThe exegesis of scripture surrounding salvation is perhaps the most important to understand. Christology is just as vital. It's importan ... discuss

Kevin (via Twitter) asks: Will universalist go to heaven? https://t.co/s4z3Rl0xiD — Kevin Peterson (@KevinDrives) October 7, 2017 There's some depth to this question, perhaps more than Kevin ... discuss

Optional Memorial - October 9thJohn Henry Newman, one of the great Christian intellectuals of the 19th century, was born in London in 1801, and baptized in the Church of England. His spiritual qu ... discuss

October 9th, is the optional memorial of Saint Denis, a 3rd century apostle of Gaul, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers who was invoked particularly in the Middle Ages against the Black Plague. He serve ... discuss

Have you ever heard the phrase "the culture war?"  It's a blanket phrase that describes the various cultural "conflicts" between perhaps more conservative and more liberal beliefs in real world s ... 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

It is an old story that, while we may need somebody like Dominic to convert the heathen to Christianity, we are in even greater need of somebody like Francis, to convert the Christians to Christianity ... discuss

was born in 1182, the son of a wealthy cloth merchant. His early years were frivolous, but an experience of sickness and another of military service were instrumental in leading him to reflect on the ... discuss

In the progressive mind, it is the right-wing, notably the Tea Party, that is “extremist.” Conservatives are labeled as fascist homophobes, and deranged Christians carrying out a “war on women, ... discuss

President Donald Trump (image via author)by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Is America an “insane monster," "a nation of madmen and sociopaths?” So says the hard left.Meanwhile, Trump, his foll ... discuss

“Three doubts holding you back from sharing the gospel.” “Three steps to start reading the Bible today.” ”Three truths every young person should know about social media.” T ... discuss

Another of my favorite feast days. A statue of an angel at a cemetery in Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, LouisianaDevotion to the Guardian Angels goes back to the beginnings of Christianity. ... discuss

Dear Friends, Once upon a time in America, a person who held strong religious beliefs, adhered to religious doctrines, and acted accordingly in good faith to their fellow man was seen as a person of ... discuss

Strong words from St. Ignatius of Antioch."Just beg for me the courage and endurance not only to speak but also to will what is right, so that I may not only be called a Christian, but prove to be one ... discuss

Yesterday, after returning from a lengthy ministry trip to Europe, I was privileged to be reunited with our local church for corporate worship.  I preached from 1 John 3:11-24 in our ongoing series ... discuss

Saint Remigius (French Saint Rémi or Saint Rémy), Bishop of Rheims, Apostle of the Franks, (c. 437–533) effected the conversion to Christianity of Clovis, King of the Franks, at Christmas, 496, on ... discuss

This idea of Christians and the Christian Church as the soul of the world, a people set apart, animated by a divine calling that is discipleship — evokes the scriptural imagery of salt and light, fo ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: When elected chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 2000, Judge Roy Moore installed in his courthouse a monument with the Ten Commandments that Moses brought down from Mou ... discuss

By the time Derya Little was a young teenager, she was seriously questioning her Muslim faith and its treatment of women. Her doubts, coupled with her parents’ divorce and family struggles, took ... discuss

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"There is so much confusion across the spectrum among Christians about how to address their faith on global statecraft and the deployment of power." -- IRD President and Providence Editor Mark Tooley ... discuss

The Fall of Babylon artist depiction cc 2.0Calvary by John Martin, cc 2.0It's all around us though we may not see it.  It's built into our lives though we don't see more than fading glances of it ... discuss

"There is so much confusion across the spectrum among Christians about how to address their faith on global statecraft and the deployment of power." -- IRD President and Providence Editor Mark Tooley ... discuss

“While I was wallowing in self-pity, focused on myself, there was a whole world with literally billions of people who had no idea who God is, how amazing He is, and the wonders He has done for us. T ... discuss

CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Sessions says free speech ‘under attack’ on college campuses. sees as political correctness run amok on college campuses, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday the Just ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions, martyrs; St. Wenceslaus, martyr. Saint Lorenzo Ruiz is the first canonized martyr of the Phillipines, and was canonized along with 1 ... discuss

Son of Vratislav I, Duke of Bohemia, whose family had been converted by Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, and Drahomira, daughter of a pagan chief; she was baptized on her wedding day, but who apparent ... discuss

This work unfortunately becomes a collection of aphorisms, like a bag of  fortune cookies. The advice is often very good and helpful but it all lacks a biblical and theological framework. This makes ... discuss

Let there be no confusion on this question. The Bible reveals the sanctity of all human life, the early church affirmed the sanctity of every human life, and anyone who performs an abortion is not “ ... discuss

There is a lot of kingdom-building being undertaken today under the guise of social justice as a “gospel mandate.” By “kingdom-building”, I am speaking in the sense that a more just, equitable ... discuss

Could it be that I was made a woman partially to be a wife to my husband? Probably, for God knew that would happen. Could it be that I was made a woman so that I could serve as a faithful witness to o ... discuss

Aren’t you tired of it? Aren’t you tired of self-appointed prophets gaining wealth over the backs of the poor and downtrodden? Aren’t you tired of watching your every step, making sure that you ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: For the last five years, First Liberty Institute has published a document with the title, Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America. It provide ... discuss

Optional Memorial - September 28thSaint Wenceslaus of Bohemia (c. 907-929). He was the son of Vratislav I, Duke of Bohemia, whose family was converted by Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius, and Drahomira ... discuss

On September 28th, the Church celebrates the optional memorial of Saint Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions. Ruiz was born in Manila, around the year 1600, the son of a Chinese father and a Tagala mother, bot ... discuss

St. Vincent was born of poor parents in the village of Pouy in Gascony, France, about 1580. He enjoyed his first schooling under the Franciscan Fathers at Acqs. Such had been his progress in four year ... discuss

On 22 September 2017, an international symposium on the Christian Future of Europe took place at the residence of Russia’s Ambassador to Great Britain. The keynote address was delivered by Metropoli ... discuss

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Reactions of religious representatives to the Bundestag electionIn view of the election results for the AfD at the Bundestag election, representatives of the committees are shocked and see great chall ... discuss

cc 2.0 An iconic cover from the news media displaying how the media truly feels about belief in GodThere is an overarching narrative in our country, the United States, that is projected through media. ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)I want to begin today by putting in front of us some phrases I am sure you have all heard. “Talk is cheap, it’s a ... discuss

In A.D. 286 a legion of Roman soldiers (6,600 men in strength) known as the Theban Legion (as most of the men came from the Thebes region of Egypt) and under the command of a man name Mauritius (Mauri ... discuss

J. Gresham Machen wrote, “In the sphere of religion, as in other spheres, the things about which men are agreed are apt to be the things that are least worth holding; the really important things are ... discuss

It is no wonder those holding to orthodox Christian beliefs are being tested – both in the public and private spheres of society. The Constitution protects the free exercise of religion and prohibit ... discuss

On the one hand, Jessica was encouraged. This was the first acknowledgement from a church court that her church leaders had wronged her. The RPR Committee had officially (for the second time in two ye ... discuss

For the last 13 years, Brown has worked full time for Service Over Self (SOS) to arrange and direct crews of college and high school students to renovate and repair the houses of low-income Memphis re ... discuss

The ideologies and theories of today are not radical enough to carry the freight of contemporary issues, but the Bible is more than adequate for the task.  After all, it is “God-breathed,” there ... discuss

If you call me to sacrificial, altruistic action in behalf of human beings, you better have a reason. And it should be greater than simply, we should be for people because we’re people. Because unle ... discuss

Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you. For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving fo ... discuss

September 21st, is the feast of Saint Matthew, the Apostle and Evangelist, best known for the Gospel bearing his name. Information about his early years is scarce. He was highly educated. In the New T ... discuss

In Romans 13:8-10, the Apostle Paul tells his readers that if they want to boil everything down; if they want to sum up God’s law and what it means to follow Him, then love people. Then, a few v ... discuss

by Mark David Hall:“[The] significance of the Enlightenment and Deism for the birth of the American republic, and especially the relationship between church and state within it, can hardly be overst ... discuss

It is only to state the obvious that a writer will gear his argument, his rhetoric, and the volume with which he makes his pitch depending on the audience he is trying to sway.So when pro-abortion Sen ... discuss

During the early 17th century, Christian literature written in Chinese was imported from China to Korea. On one of these occasions, around 1777, Christian literature obtained from Jesuits in China led ... discuss

I suppose it is only to state the obvious that a writer will gear his argument, his rhetoric, and the volume with which he makes his pitch depending on the audience he is trying to sway. So when pro-a ... discuss

September 20th, the Church celebrates the memorial of Saint Andrew Kim Taegon, Saint Paul Chong Hasang and companions, courageous 19th century Korean martyrs. The beginning of the Catholic Church in K ... discuss

When the pagan Anglo-Saxons came to England, they drove the native Celtic inhabitants north into Scotland and west into Ireland, Wales, and Cornwall. The Anglo-Saxons were subsequently converted to Ch ... discuss

On September 19, we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of La Salette. On this day, we recall the apparition in which Our Lady appeared to two shepherd children in France. On Saturday, September 19, 1846 ... discuss

Christianity is a “great religion” — just don’t bring it to work. That was Senator Dianne Feinstein’s latest message for nominees like Amy Barrett, the president’s ... discuss

On the road to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s brave new world economy, democratic educational systems are speed bumps. To remove these obstacles, UNESCO has d ... discuss

Matthew 18:21-35“Forgiveness, Continued...”Today Matthew's Gospel continues to take us on a survey of forgiveness. We've seen Jesus' great concern for even the least of his people. We've heard ho ... discuss

I often wonder where my fellow believers stand, especially those who I stand along side of in the church. We live in a day and age where there is much compromise and strife within the church. The ch ... discuss

Mount Edith CavellIf you go into Canada's Jasper National Park, you may see the beautiful and majestic Mount Edith Cavell.  The mountain’s namesake was the daughter of an Anglican vicar. Edith ... discuss

Now, the next thing that He’s going to ask is, “Okay, so what did you do with what I gave you on Earth?” And, wow, that’s going to be a tough exam. I know that it’s going to be filled with g ... discuss

“It is not for us to say who are the apostates. That is God’s business. Our pastors and elders administer the Word, sacraments, and discipline. We pray that those who fall away will be convict ... discuss

Sanctification is the process that begins after salvation in which we are being conformed to Christ. This is through the work of the Holy Spirit in our hearts as we yield in obedience. This process wi ... discuss

Stoicism does nothing for a person in the next life. Indeed, Stoicism denies the existence of a life beyond this world. But God has put eternity in our hearts (Ecclesiastes 3:11). We don’t want thi ... discuss

Yoga is a complicated subject in the Christian community. Some have called it demonic and see its Hindu roots as incompatible with their faith, even going so far as to take legal action against scho ... discuss

Atheism is an interesting worldview.  It's absolutely unheard of in the history humanity until the last few hundred years.  But increasingly modern man is identifying as non-religious.   ... discuss

1. Ravi Zacharias - I've heard most of his messages, he generally gives pretty much the same message, but he's deep, he talks philosophy and apologetics with a central gospel focus. 2. Frank Ture ... discuss

Fr. George W. RutlerIn the tumultuous eleventh century, seven monks including Saint Bruno formed the Carthusian order, dedicated to prayer for the serenity of souls, taking as their motto: “Stat cru ... discuss

Let me preface this brief post by saying I of course can't speak for the messengers of compassion or the Salvation Army overall.  These are simply my viewpoints, and my opinions and they do not n ... discuss

Pastor Matt Richard joins Pastor Fisk and the Awesome Monkey to tell them about the Real Jesus. There are lots of fakers and personal Jesus' out there. You better know the right one! And of course Ent ... discuss

The fall 2017 semester is now in full-swing at colleges nationwide! Among the many activities students are participating in, from starting new classes, "crashing" other classes, moving into dorms, get ... discuss

The simple act of going for a walk can be such an engaging experience.  I need it actually, after the long day.  So many days are spent doing mindless tasks repetitively.  It's like my ... discuss

As Christians, we have been given a very specific job to do on this earth:  proclaim the good news of the Kingdom of God and bring people to the saving grace of Jesus Christ so that they can be c ... discuss

At one Church which I attend, the priest often prays that America will repent of her sins and return to God.  Many Christians lament that America is forgetting her Christian heritage.  Certa ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 16, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler In classical Latin culture, a Genius was a guiding spirit given to individuals from birth (gignere), enabling them to have special insights. It c ... discuss

And how will they hear without a preacher? Romans 10:14 Has preaching fallen on hard times? An open debate is now being waged over the character and centrality of preaching in the church. At stake is ... discuss

The views on this blog do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the Salvation Army organization or it's membership.  These are my personal views.  God be praised. I suppos ... discuss

Toward a Christian View of “Race”(printed in the Messiah Messenger church newsletter, September 2016)I was catching a flight to Milwaukee for our LCMS national convention this summer the morning a ... discuss

Volume 1Twelve years in the making and twelve volumes. THE CHRISTIANS: Their First Two Thousand Years is literally the most comprehensive, most meticulously researched, most beautifully illustrated, w ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

After being involved in every scam, illegal deal, and her actions as Secretary of State that caused four Americans to lose their lives in Benghazi, not to mention her secret internet server, Hillary C ... discuss

In Saint Pope John Paul II's quarter century of addresses to the Roman Rota (1979 - 2005), he seemed to evidence growing and grave concern about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, even focusing ... discuss

The following conversation occurred between an abolitionist and someone who objected to the work he was doing outside a child sacrifice center. I asked, "And what would Jesus have done if He were pass ... discuss

Time and again we have heard those on the left site their reasons for keeping guns out of the hands of legal citizens of the United States.  Gun violence is at an all-time high, but so is every o ... discuss

In January 2009, we began a series on “The Essentials of the Christian Faith,” with Patrick Szalapski. That episode was an overview of seven essential doctrines of Christianity. Since then, we hav ... discuss

NORAD Tracks Santa + Family Fun Activities ( in Chinese | Deutsch | English | Español | Français | Italiano | ... discuss

Here we are again getting ready to celebrate "The most wonderful time of the year" when 'peace on earth and good will towards men' is, or, at least, was the rule we lived by.  Now the secularists ... discuss

My daughter Chrissy and her friend Mary pray in front of Our Lady. “The real crisis that our world is going through now is not essentially economic or political, but a ‘crisis of God,’” says ... discuss

Ryan Habbena is back this month, and we’re talking about Israel. There’s a wide spectrum of views on just who, or what, Israel is. Is it a people group, a geographic location, both? Who are we to ... discuss

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