Topic: christianity

If you pause to think about it, you may just come to agree with me: Nobody really has a problem with Jesus’ atoning death. Not at heart. Nobody really has a problem with Jesus’ resurrectio ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | The Real Reason Christianity Is Declining in America by Felix Whelan of Catholic Stand - Big Pulpit Adoption, Abortion, and a Message of Hope – J.D. Flynn, Fir ... discuss

Consecrated Bishop of Rome on 3 September AD 590 Living at a time when political and religious leadership in Europe often depended upon force of arms or strength of will more than the rule of law, G ... discuss

The unity of the church demands it. True ecumenicity is not possible apart from robust theological fidelity. Church unity requires doctrinal agreement: “There is one body and one Spirit-just as you ... discuss

Italy’s simmering over the murder of an elderly couple by a recent immigrant. Venezuela– 80 year old woman trampled to death in supermarket stampede Washington State: Washington State stu ... discuss

From the Civil War onward, American Protestantism would be locked deeper and deeper into a state of cultural imprisonment, and in many cases, retreating to a world of private experience in which Chris ... discuss

Nevertheless, hypocrisy lurks everywhere, not least in Christian ministry, and we ignore it at our peril. Godliness must be found in the heart if it is to be genuine. The one who prays more in public ... discuss

Lloyd Marcusby Lloyd Marcus, Op Ed: I love her because she is a little over a hundred pounds, 5'2” gutsy fired ball. However, every time we fly, I pray she makes it through TSA without losing her c ... discuss

There are lots of new Kindle deals today: Jesus, Continued by J.D. Greear ($1.99); Teach Us to Want by Jen Pollock Michel ($2.99); Wired for Intimacy by William Struthers ($2.99); Preaching to ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 1, 2015 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When Benedict XVI said Mass on Sunday for the annual meeting of his former students, his homily focused on how God's Word frees us from the forge ... discuss

It’s possible to love a caricature of Jesus rather than Jesus Himself. So when I ask people “Do you love Jesus at all?” I’m not asking whether they love a Christ who is a hero for kids or a Ch ... discuss

“As the government of President Xi Jinping has stepped up efforts to limit the influence of Christianity in the mainland, including a controversial campaign to take down crosses in parts of east ... discuss

the Apostle of Northumbria (died 651), was the founder and first bishop of the monastery on the island of Lindisfarne in England. A Christian missionary, he is credited with restoring Christianity to ... discuss

Much of the culture surrounding Christianity at the moment militates against the kind of commitment that making a choice, rather than merely having a choice, demands.  The language of conversation, s ... discuss

I recently did a post in which I talked about the heavy cross borne by those who are especially gifted and talented.  As Christians, it is a constant struggle for the "above average" to remember ... discuss

Referring to Saturday’s beatification of a martyr-bishop in Lebanon, Pope Francis noted that the number of Christians being martyred today exceeds the number of those who lost their lives during ... discuss

Short-term teams, mercy ministries and missions supporters must help to refocus our missions efforts so the lost are directed into the disciple making process. These other aspects of missions are valu ... discuss

“Contemporary worship” to me is an oxymoron. Biblically, worship is what angels and morning stars did before creation; what Abraham, Moses and the Levites, and the many-tongued Jewish diaspora at ... discuss

Fueling and Funding Evil Must EndNo more funding (public or private) for this aborted baby body snatcher and parts distributer, Planned ParentHOOD. Sign the petition defund this corrupt and ... discuss

America’s Survival Suzanne Scholte of the North Korea Freedom Coalition says the Communist North Korean regime, which is supported by China and Russia, fears the free flow of information and Chr ... discuss

“Name it; Claim it!” is their mantra. And the number of goodies God doles out—whether in the form of a lucrative job, an increased bank account or even physical healing—depends entirely upon ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Mister Tony - Christian Rhymes Songs and Stories For Kids I’m sure you’ve heard these sayings: “You gotta be who you are” or “You should go discover you ... discuss

I have a handful of new Kindle deals for you today. Next week will bring more. Today’s include Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand’s great account of Louis Zamperini’s life ($1. ... discuss

28 August AD 430 Saint Augustine was one of the greatest of the Latin church fathers and was among the most significant influences in the formation of Western Christianity, including Lutheranism. He w ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

Suffering is a time during which we experience the weight of the curse in heavier-than-usual ways. As people are pulled and pressed under previously unexperienced pains, people often say and do thing ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannAugust 28th is the feast of St. Augustine, a Western Father of the Church whose conversion to Christianity is well-known as one of the most important events in the history of the Chu ... discuss

An interview on the official church website of the German Bishops' Conference."Not to break the staff on the backs of others"The moral theologian, Stephan Goertz about the Church's attitude to homosex ... discuss

Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo,Ary Scheffer, 1846via WikipediaWidow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at Ostia, near Rome, in 387.She was ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 27, 2015 / 03:04 am (CNA).- Chances are you've heard of the phrase “15 minutes of fame.” And you've probably seen the neon-colored canvases of Campbell soup cans or Ma ... discuss

27 August — Transferred from 4 May AD 387 A native of North Africa of Berber descent, Monica was the devoted mother of one of the great theologians of early Christianity. She was born to a ... discuss

Spectator Christians: “Spectator Christianity feeds on the delusion that virtue can come through viewing, much like the football fan who imagines that he ingests strength and daring while watching ... discuss

The key here is the rise of the New Left, or the so-called “cultural Marxists.” They switched the fight against the West away from the Marxist class/economic-based revolutionary model to one of cu ... discuss

By Julie Klose In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abor ... discuss

In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abortion. This past ... discuss

In the current flashpoint for the pro-life movement — sparked by an ongoing undercover video investigation of Planned Parenthood — eyes are being opened on the moral issue of abortion. This past ... discuss

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This ecumenical streak in Witherspoon was not borne out of doctrinal indifferentism. His desire for unity, for example, did not encompass Socinians, Pelagians, Catholics or any other group holding rel ... discuss

It is clear that, through the 20th century, the great consensus which had been sustained since the Reformed covenant theology since the 1520’s has fragmented. The causes seem to be three: The influe ... discuss

To many people in a certain circle of Christianity, the term “radical” has become a normal adjective to describe a movement of zealous Christ followers.  In fact, it has become very much ... discuss

It seems that the art of mocking the Christian faith is nothing new to those in the acting profession, but it is ironic that one of the first actors to mock Christianity was also a martyr for the fait ... discuss

“You do not need to exercise your liberty in order to enjoy it. Indeed, Paul elsewhere asks some very penetrating questions of those who insist on exercising their liberty whatever the circumsta ... discuss

Susan Jones of CNS News came up with another great cultural story, this time about how the atheist know-it-alls have a new report about how football coaches are possibly hurting the young athletes in ... discuss

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The question is, since we have been saved, since we have been justified freely, how do we respond? We respond by living in union and communion with Christ, by seeking to obey God’s holy law. The law ... discuss

San Francisco, Calif., Aug 23, 2015 / 06:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Efforts to promote Catholic culture in the San Francisco archdiocese’s high schools and to agree on a contract acceptable for the ... discuss

Stonestreet is the co-author of three books-the latest being Restoring All Things (with Warren Cole Smith). He remains a featured faculty member of Summit Ministries in Manitou Springs, Colorado, and ... discuss

KATIE WRITES: How do you evangelize to someone who has already rejected you? I have a friend in high school who has a lot of twisted misconceptions about Christianity. One time I talked to him about ... discuss

“I didn’t want to suffer through a long and hard fight, so I gave into my opponent and would try to restrain him until he calmed down. It rarely worked. This mentality is common among professi ... discuss

“With a population of 11 million, a literacy rate of nearly 100 percent and an unprecedented growth in Christianity thanks to social, economic and political reforms, many Cubans are seeking guid ... discuss

“But morality is inescapable. Let’s say we agree that Jesus is all about relationships. Great. Then what? Every relationship has actions the parties would deem in and out of bounds, actions th ... discuss

“American Christians have long emphasized (rightly, in many cases) the personal and individual side of Christianity: personal conversion, personal decisions, personal quiet times. Those are imp ... discuss

August 22nd will see a nationwide protest across America against government funding of Planned Parenthood, which receives over $550 million annually. I call on Catholics and evangelical Christians to ... discuss

Church of the Light, Osaka, JapanTaken by BergmannThe simplicity of Ando's church is part of its beauty, and of its message: built on a low budget, the concrete walls were cast on-site, and the wood u ... discuss

You have heard by now that the site AshleyMadison.com was hacked and that millions of users had their information made public. Ashley Madison is a company that exists to facilitate (and even g ... discuss

"Hello Folks,Here is my fist pass take on the debate that happened on April 25th in Tulsa, OK in which the topic was: “Should Christians fighting abortion rally around a strategy that gradually rest ... discuss

The Crux, The King“John is also correct in that abortion is sin. However, what he and other “abolitionists” fail to do is make basic distinctions. For example, ancient Israel was a theocracy. Mo ... discuss

When attempting to rouse the apathetic from their inaction and slumber, the vital Christian can find himself or herself in a bit of a quandary - how to set an example of true Christianity and love o ... discuss

I. The Myth Behind Pure Libertarianism Libertarianism at its heart is an ideology whose most ardent followers are completely opposed to the rule of civil law. They are divorced from the logic John L ... discuss

George Washington once said, "Religion and morality are the essential pillars of civil society." Benjamin Franklin, deemed one of our nation's most irreligious Founders, opined that "only a virtuous p ... discuss

Given the increasing American antagonism towards traditional Christianity, our next twenty years will likely see a more obvious separation between the nominally Christian and the convicted creedal Chr ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals: Hebrews in The New American Commentary series ($2.99); Cold-Case Christianity by J. Warner Wallace ($0.99); One Race One Blood by Ken Ham ($2.99); Sermon on th ... discuss

Brian Fisher, President of Online for Life: I was rereading some of my recent articles to you, and it struck me that I always seem to be writing to you from an airplane. Happily, today I’m sitti ... discuss

Civics courses were an early casualty of an educational establishment that increasingly regarded America as the great problem in the world and the fountainhead of all things evil—racism, sexism, and ... discuss

Millennials need the church, now more than ever, but they need the church to just be the church. Concert entertainment, coffee, and friends can be easily found. But as Evans wrote, “Church is the on ... discuss

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Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta, also known as Saint Helena, Saint Helen, Helena Augusta or Helena of Constantinople (ca. 250 – ca. 330) she was married to the Roman general Constantius Chlorus, who bec ... discuss

The website redesign features a clean look, easy navigation and modern branding Contact: Kristen Cloyd, 630-260-6200 ext 7231, kcloyd@christianitytoday.com CAROL STREAM, Ill., Aug. 18, 2015 /Christ ... discuss

By CARL BUNDERSON/CNA/EWTN NEWS | FORTH WORTH, Texas — Christianity is spreading rapidly in China, and it could be because of how well the faith fits in with modern scientific technology. ... discuss

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Athens, Greece, Aug 18, 2015 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A two-week trip to Greece will let priests in Rome follow in the steps of St. Paul: all the way from his conversion in Philippi, to his preach ... discuss

On August 18, we commemorate Saint Helena of Constantinople (246-330), mother of Constantine the Great, and finder of the True Cross of Jesus Christ.St. Helena was the daughter of an innkeeper in Bith ... discuss

Jesus might go to a biker bar, say, or a gay rights parade. And I don’t believe He would overturn tables or bring out the lash. But He WOULD discern their sinful ways, and He would lovingly forgive, ... discuss

Fort Worth, Texas, Aug 17, 2015 / 05:19 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Christianity is spreading rapidly in China, and it could be because of how well the faith fits in with modern scientific technology. Accor ... discuss

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© United Feature Syndicate.It almost sounds like the plot of an absurdist comedy written by the team that brought us Revenge of the Nerds: Computer scientists gather to combat global poverty, only to ... discuss

By Matthew Archbold | A new movie being made about one of the most famous Christians of the 20th century, an Olympic runner Eric Liddell, will reportedly ignore his Christianity. You might reme ... discuss

http://www.christianitytoday.com/gleanings/2015/august/federal-officials-warn-states-not-to-defund-planned-parenth.html"Planned Parenthood claims that only 3 percent of its services are abortion- ... discuss

“Oh for radically Bible-saturated, God-centered, Christ-exalting, self-sacrificing, mission-mobilizing, soul-saving, culture-confronting pastors!” John Piper “When the church is absolutely diffe ... discuss

Here are a few new Kindle deals: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus by Nabeel Qureshi ($2.99); The New American Commentary (Isaiah 40-66) by Gary Smith ($2.99); Jesus and the Gospels by Craig B ... discuss

Question: "Is it proper for a parish to have altar girls?"This is clearly contrary to the Tradition of the Church, and is an unfortunate example of creeping modernism that it is tolerated in parishes ... discuss

“The videos that have exposed Planned Parenthood’s horrendous practices have caused much uproar in the media and in my own heart. This got me thinking about the possibility of organizations li ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 14, 2015 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Benedict XVI’s role in Europe is the focus of a Japanese scholar who says the Pope emeritus’ recent decades show his engagement in a ... discuss

This is not to say that Christian hypocrisy is excusable.  It is to say that such so often becomes an illegitimate conversation stopper when we need all the voices we can get to vie for these preciou ... discuss

The Supreme Court’s tyrannical homosexual marriage ruling is achieving its purpose. It has opened the door to the official repression of Christianity: Chaplain David Wells was told he could either ... discuss

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The threat of cultic distortions is something the church must struggle with in every generation and in every age. It is also important to understand that even legitimate churches may contain within it ... discuss

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Have you ever heard someone in your church dismissively say, “Theology isn’t for me” or “I don’t think theology is important; we just need to love Jesus and love people”? While I understan ... discuss

 PPFA trots out its Clergy Advocacy Board to fend off criticism for trafficking in baby body partsBy Dave Andrusko Over the years NRL News and NRL News Today have critiqued various ina ... discuss

In a recent interview with Marc Lamont Hill on Huffpost Live, T.D. Jakes sat down to talk about his new book, Destiny. Step Into Your Purpose.  Many people are questioning his inclusive statements ... discuss

I am trying out a slightly revised format for A La Carte. If you receive this via RSS or email, the formatting ought to improve over the next few days, so bear with me. Reformation Herita ... discuss

“In America, a twenty-year-old living at home might tell her mom, “I’m going to church,” when she’s really going shopping. But in Japan, she might say, “I’m going shopping,” when s ... discuss

I ran across this quote on the BBC web page about Catholicism: Research and publications from the Alan Guttmacher Institute in America illustrate some contradictions in the Catholic stance against abo ... discuss

There are other major, often unreached for the Gospel demographics that are maybe not as prestigious but no less spiritually important and in some cases far more numerous. A gun-owning middle aged whi ... discuss

I am therefore somewhat less confident that our world really is becoming more adult in its approach to life than, say, that which Christianity fostered in the Middle Ages and beyond. It glories in Rea ... 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

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As they walked on the beach, several of the founders of the PCA told the Doctor that they knew that they needed to leave the Old Mainline denomination and to start a new one, but that they feared that ... discuss

I am no rookie when it comes to youth conventions and youth trips. Calgary, Seattle, Orlando, Estes Park, Southern California, and on and on: these are some of the places that I've brought some 200 di ... discuss

The survey conducted by Fox News July 13-15 this year asked Christians if they believed that Christians were under attack in America today. 81% of Evangelical Christians say Christianity is under atta ... discuss

It's an ugly world out there. I don't even have to sum up any headlines for you -- you can just pick the one that depresses you the most and we'll go from there.When all the news everywhere seems bad ... discuss

“In order to present Luther’s vision of the Christian life within its proper context, Trueman arranges the progression of chapters so that the reader gains an understanding of broad themes ... discuss

As I’ve written in USAToday, I believe the future of America will likely resemble the modern Pacific Northwest. While the majority there still claims to be Christian, it is more secular and prog ... discuss

As I wrote in 1989, like the church of Sardis in Revelation 3, “we have become the ‘perfect model of inoffensive Christianity’ (G. B. Caird), ‘having a reputation of being alive, yet being dea ... discuss

Question: "Does the Orthodox Church teach that the Septuagint is more reliable than the Hebrew text of the Old Testament. If so, why is that?"In the "Encyclical of the Eastern Patriarchs" of 1848, whi ... discuss

I know that the true intentions of someone's heart and words can be lost in the "online world." When you can't see the love and grace in their eyes and can't hear the tone of their voice, it can be ea ... discuss

The reason we put our child to death is because his father and I were not in love. Sounds barbaric, right? And yet that’s the rationale provided us by a woman living in Rome—minus any ref ... discuss

The reason we put our child to death is because his father and I were not in love. Sounds barbaric, right? And yet that’s the rationale provided us by a woman living in Rome—minus any ref ... discuss

Secularist version of ‘tolerance’….they will tolerate anything as long as it agrees with their values. It’s a Brave New World where tolerance just means going along with one opinion! I prefer ... discuss

From Scott Oliphint’s Covenantal Apologetics: Principles and Practice in Defense of Our Faith (pp. 47-56):The faith that we are defending must begin with, and necessarily include, the triune God-Fat ... discuss

Mt 15: 21-28 Having the Faith of Children, Not DogsBy Benedict Augustine“It is not right to take the food of the childrenand throw it to the dogs.”Many kind-hearted people wince ... discuss

The Vatican knows this well. I have been told by insiders that the strategic thrust of Pope Francis’s diplomacy is all directed eastwards, towards the emergence of China as a great religious power. ... discuss

Evangelicals, of course, believe that church growth and decline is ultimately in God’s hands. If America goes fully secular, we will receive that as part of God’s providential plans. But the clamo ... 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

[C.S.] Lewis struck me as the most thoroughly converted man I ever met. Christianity was never for him a separate department of life. Not what he did with his solitude; not even, as he says in one ess ... discuss

By RACHEL LU | Bruce Jenner, America’s most famous man-turned-woman, regards himself a Christian. Damon Linker, writing at The Week, asks: Who are we to judge? Linker’s was the late ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Aug 4, 2015 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Shroud of Turin has different meanings for many people: some see it as an object of veneration, others a forgery, still others a medieval curi ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Planned Parenthood’s assault on the unborn outrages our sense of justice, a sense engraved on the hearts upon which the “works of ... discuss

In a July 30 interview with Christianity Today, David Daleiden, leader of the Planned Parenthood-upending pro-life group Center for Medical Progress, made a direct point all four of his videos rele ... discuss

Question: "What is the Orthodox Church's view of cremation?"The Orthodox Church does not approve of cremation, because it is a desecration of the body, which is the Temple of the Holy Spirit. It is al ... discuss

Most Christians do not realize there is a large gap between Malachi and Matthew. We’ve noticed a blank page or two, but eagerly turn from the Old Testament to the New without much thought. Those bla ... discuss

Credit:  godofthunder85.comI spent several years among Catholics who consider themselves to be the "elite" of the Church. And in many ways they are correct.  They are the elite. They are, ... discuss

Has the patristic era lost its relevance for modern hermeneutics (i.e., interpretation) or exegesis? Not only do they have much to teach our age, but I hold that they are indispensable guides to the d ... 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

Photo CreditRex Murphy nails it on Donald Trump:My own view on Trump is fairly plain — he is a boor and a hyper-egotist, a shallow and avaricious blowhard, whose candidacy can almost stand as a rebu ... discuss

Steve Cooley is the associate pastor of Bethlehem Bible Church. He is a retired Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy, and graduate of the Master’s Seminary. He is a regular on “No Co ... discuss

On July 17 on the Patheos blog Unfundamentalist Christians, a blog dedicated to repackaging Christianity for greater feminist and LGBT friendliness, guest contributor April Kelsey’s bio proclaims he ... discuss

Cropped. Photo credit.Francis forges a new dogma of 'Papal fallibility' If he's that humble, he's teachable. Could some economist send him a paper about the basics of economics?‘You’re either dead ... discuss

Pope Francis hearing a confession.(Image source: catholic.com.)The Catholic doctrines surrounding the Sacrament of Reconciliation (aka Confession, aka Penance) present a challenge to many Protestants, ... discuss

A Facebook source led me to a page titled “Questions for Roman Catholics”, by Matt Slick of the Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry. “The responses [I get],” Slick states, “vary from d ... discuss

WHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom MetzgerFirst some background on our two quotable and notable contestants:The ADL website provides the following profile of Tom Metzger, leader of ... discuss

William Booth (1829-1912) founded the Salvation Army. His prophetic words speak volumes. As individuals and nations we must return to fundamental truths that lie at the foundation of Christianity.&nbs ... discuss

9]> < ![endif]--> margin-right: 5px;" src="http://cc.org/sites/default/files/Israel147_43.jpg?1436969139" alt="" height="137" width="147" />Anyone who supports a BDS campaign against Israel and cl ... discuss

I've been collecting quotes in a lovely commonplace book (from Paperblanks, pictured above on the left) for a number of years now (and collecting quotes in places all over for many years before that). ... discuss

Awhile back I wrote a response to an article by Dr. George Demacopoulos on "Orthodox Fundamentalism.You can read his original article here: Orthodox FundamentalismYou can read my response here:&n ... discuss

Rod Dreher. (Photo: John Zak.)Saturday, on the suggestion of Brandon Vogt, I read fellow Metroplex resident Rod Dreher’s “Critics of the Benedict Option”, in which Dreher attempts to further art ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Jul 13, 2015 / 11:43 am (CNA).- In the course of his 64 minute in-flight press conference while en route to Rome, Pope Francis answered questions ranging from politics, his upc ... discuss

From Catholic MemesI was asked by a Protestant friend what I would say to sum up all of Christianity in one message. What would you say?I chose John 3:16:For God so loved the world that he gave his on ... discuss

In order for Liberalism, (Socialism) to succeed it must erase every vestige of our American Heritage, which includes Christianity, our nation's symbols, our individual liberties, and anything else the ... discuss

Pope Benedict XVIAt the beginning of his papacy, by Pope Benedict XVI’s 2005 homily for the Mass Imposition of the Pallium and Conferral of The Fisherman’s Ring For the Beginning Of The Petrine Mi ... 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

Islam and Christianity are so completely incompatible that the only way the Pope could get any traction on his new assertions is to have God pronounced as a feather brained, double minded delusionary, ... discuss

So many stories of Christian Persecution in the news, like the attacks on the bakers and the Bible publisher, and even though churches may be the only "people" protected under the first amendment, the ... discuss

Today the Church observes the 8th anniversary of the publishing of Summorum Pontificum, the long-awaited motu proprio of Pope Benedict XVI replacing all former "indults" and declaring that the Tride ... discuss

God wants to save you, but you must make a choice: an eternity with Him or an eternity without Him.The Lord doesn't force you to choose. He leaves it up to you.He also doesn't hide anything from you; ... discuss

uliar People in Service to King Jesus Francis Schaeffer, Presbyterian pastor, theologian, and philosopher wrote in The Great Evangelical Disaster: “If the truth of the Christian faith is in fa ... 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

Psalm 146:3 says, “Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.” The Church’s track record of remembering this advice is pretty poor, however. As the state’s ... discuss

If you are looking for a great read this summer, you should check out Oswald by Edoardo Albert. This is the second book in “The Northumbrian Thrones” series. The books follow the rise and ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review "The World Turned Upside-Down" reportedly was the tune the British played when Cornwallis surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Perhaps clos ... discuss

Photo: Shannon DeCelle in NY Post Marissa Poulson, Senior Web Writer In case you don’t remember the story of the farm owners fined for their faith, let me quickly refresh your memory on some key ... discuss

The Christian Century magazine asked a lot of famous people "What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?" Here is C.S. Lewis's list, which he didn't explain.Of c ... discuss

My dictionary defines apologetics as a “systematic and logical defence of Christianity against its detractors and unbelievers” In 1 Peter 3.15, Christians are told to be ready to give a reaso ... discuss

On July 1, we honor Blessed Junipero Serra, a Franciscan priest and missionary, who converted thousands of native Americans.Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca (Spain), on November 24, ... discuss

First Things Again, incrementalism, as I have repeatedly defined, is incompatible with Scripture. It is not incompatible with Scripture because of Clinton Wilcox’s heterodox views on Scripture. It ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan “Natural law — God’s law — will always trump common law,” said Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a Christian leader in her own right, “God will ... discuss

I was surprised at how hard  the decision hit me. I was really hoping they'd go for truth and wouldn't let popular opinion sway them. I was surprised at how fervently I began praying for my count ... discuss

Everyone is sharing their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s recent decision to establish marriage as a right to any two people (regardless of gender). And from the intensity and number of both pos ... discuss

(pronounced ear-a-NAY-us) was probably born around 125. As a young man in Smyrna (near Ephesus, in what is now western Turkey) he heard the preaching of Polycarp, who as a young man had heard the prea ... discuss

The Supreme Court published their decision on Friday in the Obergfell v. Hodges case. It was a close vote, 5-4, with Justices Kennedy, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan and Ginsburg coming down on the side o ... discuss

“There is and always has been a fundamental, irreconcilable incompatibility between the church and the world. Christian thought is out of harmony with all the world’s philosophies. Genuine ... discuss

This decision was hardly a shocker, in the sense that the smart money was always on it coming out this way, given that we have 4 liberal justices that never deviate from their agenda, and Anthony Kenn ... discuss

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I hope You’re running on time. While he was still speaking, people from the synagogue official’s house arrived and said, “Your daughter has died; why trouble the teacher any longer?” Disr ... 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

I was asked by a brother in the Lord to share an article which was originally posted on our expired message board, so I thought I would post it here.  It is an excerpt from The Dwelling Place of ... discuss

We are all waiting for the High Court of the United States to announce it's decision regarding same-sex, or what is called gay marriage. The court did not render its decision last Monday as expected, ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

24 June, New Testament This day celebrates the birth of a son to the elderly and previously childless couple Elizabeth and Zechariah the priest. On the eighth day, his parents had him circumcised acc ... discuss

When the awful news of the Charleston massacre was televised, I immediately contacted my nephew, a fellow New Yorker, who has a winter home in the heart of Charleston.Having visited Charleston, the "h ... discuss

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Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Transgenderism is much in the news, animated in large part by Bruce Jenner's reportedly air-brushed photograph of himself as a woman on the c ... discuss

Summary On Apologetic MethodDr. Greg L. Bahnsenfrom the bookAlways Ready Directions For Defending The FaithThe Nature of the Apologetic Situation:1. The controversy between the believer and "unbelieve ... discuss

So there are several new polls out that claim that the majority if Americans now support same-sex marriage. One poll claiming that 52% support the freedom for sodomites to marry, another 56%, yet ... discuss

The video says that Freemasonry is not a religion. It only teaches and helps good men become better.  Oh really?Not a religion yet they call their buildings TEMPLES.I am a Catholic and my Church ... discuss

14 June, Old Testament After the prophet Elijah defeated the priests of Baal and then fled Jezebel's wrath, The Lord came to him on Mount Horeb. He told him to anoint new kings of Syria and Israel. He ... discuss

Summer AD 325, Observed 12 June The Christian Church's First Ecumenical Council was convened in Nicaea (modern Isnuk, Turkey) in the early summer of AD 325 by the Roman Emperor Constantine. The emper ... discuss

In a recent post on the webpage of PrideSource Grand Rapids, the writer (Todd Heywood) commented on what Christians believe wrote this "They love us so much that they want to save us from 'the lifesty ... discuss

The very first issue of Christianity Today is dated October 15, 1956. In his first editorial, Carl F. H. Henry set his course for the magazine: “Those who direct the editorial policy of Christia ... discuss

"Abolitionist" John Reasnor has posted up his rebuttal to my opening argument. You can view his opening argument here. You can view my opening argument here. You can view John's rebuttal here. Thanks ... discuss

One of the international incidents which occurred during Grover Cleveland's time as President was the treatment of the Christians in Armenia by the Muslim Ottoman Turks. In a Message to ... discuss

I suppose we Catholic writers are socially expected to have a massive episode of cognitive dissonance over the news of the significant drop in religious affiliation over the years 2007 to 2014. Becau ... discuss

I happened upon the following section in Henry Mayer's biography of William Lloyd Garrison, and I think it is timely to reproduce it here since the voting season is upon us.  Abortion abolitionis ... discuss

Question: "Why does Orthodoxy teach that one must have perfect Nicene Christology in order to be saved, when the earliest Hebrew Christians did not have the Christology as articulated by the Councils ... discuss

Note: A review copy of this movie was sent in exchange for a review. It releases today, and you can look for a local showing here.  It isn’t often I’m sent a movie to review that I get ex ... discuss

5 June AD 754 The man who later became known as Saint Boniface was born around AD 670-680 at Crediton, Devonshire, England and baptized Winfrid or Wynfrith. Although he was educated, he became a monk& ... discuss

Western Journalism Reports that the Obama Admin is readying to force any religious group that receives a federal grant to accept applications for homosexual persons, thus forcing religious organi ... discuss

That whole mess with the Bikers in Waco had my suspicion radar going off. I do not know what really happened down there. But, I did notice this story on Facebook and it made me very happy. This photo ... discuss

c. 1 June AD 167 Born in Flavia Neapolis, Palestine around AD 100, near the close of the New Testament period, Justin was the son of pagan Greek parents. He was a philosophy student who studied in Ale ... discuss

Many more Christians are now opposing abortion biblically than were prior to the modern day abolition movement. These very Christians have in turn called their local community of believers to join the ... discuss

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Imagine for a moment if pro-life Senator answered, when asked, “Are you pro-life?” “Yes, I am pro-life. I’m against partial-birth abortions. I’m against federal fun ... discuss

Many have wondered at the person to whom Luke addressed his Gospel and the Book of Acts. Just who was Theophilus? Is his name just a symbol (it means “lover of God”)? Or was this a real pe ... discuss

25 May AD 735 Today marks the heavenly birthday of Bede (pronounced BĒD). Since his commemoration often falls near the end of Eastertide, it's quite likely that many Christians have close famili ... discuss

The Fiftieth Day of Easter, New Testament Pentecost, an Israelite festival connected to the spring harvest, was the time chosen by the Lord for the special outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the disci ... discuss

24 May, Old Testament Esther is the heroine of the biblical book that bears her name. Her Jewish name was Hadassah, which means "myrtle." Her beauty, charm, and courage served her well as queen to Ki ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…, and recently spoke on the Renewal Movement at the Last Days Bible Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada ... discuss

This is the sad state to which our nation has sunk. Our Christian forefathers would likely and quite literally vomit if they could see the lunacy and tyranny to which we have descended in just a littl ... discuss

22 May AD 1688 After Martin Chemnitz and Johann Gerhard, Johannes Andreas Quenstedt may have been the ablest theologian of the Lutheran church in the period following the death of Martin Luther. A sh ... discuss

This is sick as heck and it totally cheeses me off! The story via InTouch Weekly: This is a perfect example of the issues that I have with the Church world and the Independent Baptists…. Jim Bo ... discuss




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