Topic: faith

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

How do you thank a woman for making you possible? How do you thank someone who, despite the horror of rape, chose the gift of Life and adoption for you? I am the one percent that is constantly used 10 ... 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

This book brands itself as illuminating words of Jesus. It is actually a devotion. The author, Countryman, starts his book with a short Introduction. Then he launches into his first verse. It is fo ... discuss

More than a dozen years ago, I read a post by a woman who was involved in the pro-life movement. It was something like “Pray for me. I’ve been really struggling lately, and I can use as mu ... discuss

The Catholic Church and Protestant churches often use the same vocabulary—words like “gospel,” “grace,” “mercy,” “evangelization,” and more. Importantly, however, these words don’ ... discuss

by George Barna: The use of the death penalty has had a long and controversial history in the United States. Hundreds of lawsuits have been brought against states and the federal government to chall ... discuss

It was by no means easy–it took a special session– but today Gov. Eric Greitens signed HCS SB 5, a wide-ranging pro-life measure, into law. “Today is a great victory for pregnancy care centers t ... discuss

What else could we expect fromWeingarten? She is a Hillary advocate!by Star Parker: Randi Weingarten, president of the nation's second-largest teachers union, the American Federation of Teachers, us ... discuss

www.TheStarMovie.comContact: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com CULVER CITY, Calif., July 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A teaser trailer for THE STARthe anticipated new f ... discuss

The year was 2007. Steve Flaig, a delivery driver at a Lowe’s store in Grand Rapids, Michigan, knew he was adopted, but had trouble finding his birth mother after he turned 18. Eventually, thank ... discuss

At age 39, I was living a hectic life. Married, working part-time from home, and homeschooling my three daughters – one of whom has special health needs – I was wearing more hats than I had ever i ... discuss

Yesterday the Missouri Senate took up and passed HCS SB 5 which not only expands regulations on abortion in multiple statutes, but also improves the tracking of baby body parts from abortion to preven ... discuss

I began developing the symptoms of my multiple chronic illnesses at the age of 13. People always seem to feel sorry for me about the early onset of my illnesses, and have expressed their sympathy by ... 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

“The foundation is to be laid, as was said, in mere grace, mercy, and pardon in the blood of Christ. This the soul is to accept of and to rest in as mere grace, without the consideration of an ... 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

El abrazo de San Joaquin y Santa Ana ante la puerta dorada July 26 is the memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the grandparents of Jesus. Tradition has it t ... discuss

Take it from a liberal media expert: pro-life conservatives are really “vampiric” “vultures” who “exploit” “dying babies” to create their own “spectacle.” That’s according to one ... discuss

The medal ceremony at the Olympics is a moment of rare pomp and ceremony in this informal age. The ceremonies represent both climax and catharsis, with athletes awarded the coveted gold, silver, and ... discuss

Insecurity: uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence. I hate that word. I hate the meaning of the word. I hate the reality surrounding it. Why would a Christian struggle with insecurit ... discuss

In honor of today's Feast of St. James the Greater, I am happy to announce Frances Spilman's latest book on the Apostles.  I was very honored to have served as the editor for this work.What were ... discuss

Doctrine matters.  Have you witnessed a baptism in recent days in the company of your gathered church only to ask yourself inwardly why the pastor makes such an emphasis about the baptism being perf ... discuss

The truth is, God is not anxiously waiting for us to claim his promises or try with all our might to believe they are true. They will come to pass because God said them. There is no need to name them ... discuss

Through my experience in entertainment, God has heightened my sensitivity as I have attempted to lead my family in how we view and enjoy all types of entertainment: from TVshows to movies, from opera ... discuss

July 25th, the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of Saint James the Greater, the Apostle and martyr. Both his parents, Zebedee and Salome were people of affluence and well-respected. His father was ... 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

“In the second reading, Saint Paul speaks of Abraham, who, \"hoping against hope, believed\" (Rom 4:18). Hoping against hope! Today too, amid so much darkness, we need to see the light of hope and ... discuss

It’s easy to get the idea that “good” Christians experience nothing but victory after victory with nary a temptation or struggle until they cross the finish line in a blaze of glory ... discuss

Millennials need to actively engage in the fight because slight infringements on one’s conscience can eventually affect more than just Christians. Eroding protections for conscience will compromise ... discuss

Cultivation of Personal Communion. It is John Owen who stressed the privilege Christians have in the grace of mutual fellowship with each of the persons of the Triune God. This is our great glory, joy ... discuss

  A forty-year-old Australian woman named Justine Damond called 911 in Minneapolis Saturday night to report what she thought might be a rape; when police arrived, she approached the police car, ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Let us not grow weary…even when we’re tired There’s a world of people out there who love to see Christians fail. In an ... discuss

Romans 8:18-27“Hope in Christ”Some people paint a dire picture of the future, and some have a rosier view. Some see technology making our lives ever better, until everyone enjoys a basic universa ... discuss

July 24th is the optional memorial of Saint Charbel Makhlouf. He was born in the mountain village of Biqa-Kafra, Lebanon, the fifth child of a poor Maronite Family on May 8, 1828. Charbel exhibited pr ... discuss

According to tradition, he was a native of Antioch in Roman Province of Syria. As the first Bishop of Ravenna, he faced nearly constant persecution. He and his flock were exiled from Ravenna during th ... 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

The Lord Jesus Christ formed this People of the Old Testament, redeemed them from Egypt, carried them on eagles’ wings through the Wilderness, and gave them His Law as their God. As we move on to th ... discuss

In recent months, my vocation has become clear to me... but I've been unable to live it out for obvious reasons. Before I get deeper into this topic, let me just share with y'all how all of this happe ... discuss

Lord Jesus, grant that I and my spouse may have a true and understanding love for each other.Grant that we may both be filled with faith and trust. Give us the grace to live with each other in peace a ... discuss

“What you do before a Sunday morning ever begins, for the most part, determines what happens on a Sunday morning. Chances are you’ve struggled through the mistakes below. I have. And what’s ... 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

“How will you respond? Your exegetically and theologically trained mind immediately populates a list of problems with her use of this verse: this is a horrible translation of the Bible; this ver ... 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

In a letter read at the funeral of Cardinal Joachim Meisner, archbishop emeritus of Cologne, Germany and one of four cardinals who wrote the dubia to Pope Francis last year. Pope Emeritus Benedic ... discuss

Contact: Dr. Warren Bird, Research Director, Leadership Network, 845-368-4379, research@leadnet.org; Scott Cougill, CEO, Portable Church® Industries, 248-585-9540, scott@portablechurch.com DALLAS, J ... discuss

Contact: Stephen Ally, Timothy Plan, 407-644-1986 ORLANDO, Fla., July 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Timothy Partners, LTD (Orlando, FL), manager and adviser of Timothy Plan, announced on Thursday, ... 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

Simple (1954 Calendar): July 21Praxedes was a Roman virgin and sister of the virgin Pudentiana. When the Emperor Marcus Antoninus persecuted the Christians, she devoted both her time and her wealth to ... discuss

Little is known for about Praxedes, and not all accounts agree. According to Jacobus de Voragine's The Golden Legend, Praxedes was the sister of Saint Pudentiana; their brothers were Saint Donatus and ... discuss

Lankford’s emphasis on kindness and civility has kept him from fully embracing Trump or the anger-fueled movement that propelled him into the White House. In October 2016, Lankford told a Tulsa Regi ... discuss

Tocqueville believed, in Patrick Deneen’s words, that democracies inevitably seek to do away with “any apparent differences” among people—“material, social, or personal.” No distinctions ... discuss

This saving knowledge, received by faith, is very different than being saved by mere knowledge. For Calvin (consistent with the Wisdom School), the divine Wisdom is a rich and comprehensive wisdom. Th ... discuss

by J. Christian Adams: Remember a few weeks ago when civility was cool? Or, had you already forgotten? Remember the days after Rep. Steve Scalise was bleeding out at second base in Alexandria, Virgin ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Faith Under Fire -  We have learned in the last six months (after the left appeased Russia for the last eight years) that the left thinks it i ... discuss

CEO of St Vincent’s Hospital network, Toby Hall must have been wondering at all the fuss over a simple observation in a recent article in The Australian about his network stating its blanket refusal ... discuss

A federal court issued an injunction Wednesday that halts enforcement of an Illinois law which forces pregnancy care centers and doctors to promote abortion regardless of their ethical or moral views. ... discuss

Are you 18-40, do you want to deepen your knowledge of the Catholic faith, learn its devotions and meet like minded people? Young Catholic Adults are organizing a weekend at Douai Abbey in Berkshire) ... 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

Contact: Stephen Ally, Timothy Plan, 407-644-1986 ORLANDO, Fla., July 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Timothy Partners, LTD (Orlando, FL), manager and adviser of Timothy Plan, announced on Thursday, ... discuss

July 21, 2017Saint Anne Novena - Day 5Great Saint Anne, how far I am from resembling you. I so easily give way to impatience and discouragement; and so easily give up praying when God does not at ... 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

The following article was published by Hope Australia on July 20, 2017.Paul RussellBy Paul Russell - the Director of Hope AustraliaCEO of St Vincent’s Hospital network, Toby Hall must have been wond ... discuss

Contact: Dr. Warren Bird, Research Director, Leadership Network, 845-368-4379, research@leadnet.org; Scott Cougill, CEO, Portable Church® Industries, 248-585-9540, scott@portablechurch.com DALLAS, J ... discuss

It was one of those days. I was feeling kind of grumpy and I was not in a good place spiritually. So, in an attempt to combat the funk that I was in I decided to do something that I don’t often do. ... 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

The saint of the day for July 20 is St. Apollinaris, an illustrious second century bishop and a great apologist for his time. Born in Antioch, Turkey, he became the first bishop of Ravenna, Italy, wh ... discuss

In the mirror between the sowing and the growing. “Hear then the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the kingdom without understanding it, and the e ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Repeal & Replace Obamacare Republicans -  Senate Republicans joined President Trump for a working lunch today at the White House. The topic w ... discuss

Photo © Melissa (Emmy) CeciliaA couple of weeks ago I wrote about how I haven't found a good, solid community that I felt a part of. I've tried pushing myself outside of my comfort levels, allowing m ... discuss

The Planned Parenthood abortion business is renovating and planning to reopen another facility in Oklahoma City this year. The abortion chain’s Oklahoma affiliate announced the news on Facebook ... discuss

Premier Christian Communications has released the results of a survey of 12,000 Christians in the U.K. assessing prejudice and discrimination against them. The findings are disturbing. ... discuss

The Commissioner of the Federal Government for Questions of Sexual Child Abuse, Johannes-Wilhelm Rörig, has accused the former Regensburg bishop and present Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller of serious ... discuss

Optional Memorial - July 20Early accounts report that Saint Apollinaris was ordained Bishop by Saint Peter himself and sent as a missionary bishop to Ravenna during the reign of the emperor Claudius. ... discuss

When you see me, do you see what God sees? Or what the world tells you to see? Do you see me as a face in the crowd or as one of God’s children? Can you see me trying to turn away from temptation a ... discuss

It’s been over a year and a half since clinic administrator Scott Scharpen filed a lawsuit challenging California’s so-called Reproductive FACT Act (also known as AB775), which is the state’s at ... discuss

Double (1954 Calendar): July 19Vincent de Paul, a Frenchman, was born at Pouy, near Dax, in Aquitaine, and from his boyhood was remarkable for his exceeding charity towards the poor. as a child he fed ... discuss

Dismissed Chief of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal Müller steps outCardinal Müller makes his displeasure known: in Rome there is a "hypocritical papal devotion" and "cour ... discuss

We must never think of the Old Testament People of God as a carnal people, hoping in temporal promises, and only reaching Christ in spite of the Old Covenant. We must instead put ourselves in the sh ... discuss

Consider these lessons from Eugene Peterson’s ordeal. First, there is nowhere to hide. Every pastor, every Christian leader, every author  — even every believer — will have to answer the questi ... discuss

In the Reformation, the Reformed Churches appealed to the unrevoked divine promises to Abraham, “I will be a God to you and to your children, which the Apostle Peter reiterated in Acts 2:39 and thus ... 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

“In this spiritual drama, Satan is especially active. Goulart’s discourse ‘Remedies Against Satan’s Temptations in our Final Hour’ enumerates the stinging accusations and doubts that Sat ... discuss

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by Star Parker: Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll.The headline of the report speaks for itself: "Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Moral Issues."Ga ... 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

One of the greatest challenges of my early college years was evangelism. It was a time of major transitions for me. I was relatively new in my faith. I was still wrestling with a lot of the basic apo ... discuss

CAIR says the measure, voted down Friday by the House of Representatives in a 217-208 vote, unfairly targeted one faith, and wrongly gave the government authority to define “unorthodox” re ... discuss

Over the past eleven weeks, our church has been studying through D.A. Carson’s book—Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation in Sunday school.  That study nicely intersected with t ... discuss

I was clueless as to what all last year would bring me in the hot July summer as I set out to the Texas Homeschool Coalition Convention last year. As their photographer, it has been an event that we ... discuss

was born Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Elisabeth Alexandra Louise Alice of Hesse and by Rhine on 1 November 1864. She was the second child of Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse and by Rhine and British ... discuss

The Word of God is holy and inerrant. There is neither “gender apartheid” nor “toxic masculinity” in Scripture but the creational differences and order between male and female are clearly reve ... discuss

It should not surprise us that the New Testament writers cite the Psalms more than any other book of the Old Testament. Neither should it surprise us that, in each citation, Jesus and the Apostles tea ... discuss

Yet, even in this extreme distress, David never loses faith or falls into complete hopelessness. His anguish leads him to prayer, and the first words of the prayer are “My God.” Even in his suffer ... 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

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Standing With Israel - It is an extraordinary day in Washington, D.C. Thousands of pro-Israel activists are in town for the annual Christians United Fo ... discuss

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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

Any traditionalist reading the title of this post will definitely accuse me of losing my mind. Traditionalists feel that Summorum Pontificum - which opened up the Traditional Latin Mass to the entire ... discuss

"margin-bottom: 0in;">“The Sower”Matthew 13:1-9; 18-23Now here is a parable of Jesus – and a most blessed example – in that he actually spells out its meaning. Thanks be to God that ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Senator Cruz, you are well steeped in the Constitution. Here’s a simple thing you could do to set in motion something to help shift the federal government back ... discuss

Yesterday, I finished our series through the book of Ephesians.  It was bittersweet.  To come to the end of a lengthy study is a good thing, but it also makes you realize that it will likely be man ... discuss

Was he against it, before he was for it? Is he really against it now? The ordeal experienced last week by popular author Eugene Peterson was agonizing to observe, largely self-inflicted, and virtually ... discuss

Saint Anne’s feast day is on July 26th, so the Saint Anne Novena is traditionally started on July 17th; however, you can pray it anytime. St. Anne (Hebrew, Hannah, grace; also spelled Ann, Anne, An ... discuss

Born on 17 May 1868, the day of the Holy Job the Long-Suffering, Nicholas was the eldest son of Crown Prince Alexander Alexandrovich (the future Emperor Alexander III) and Grand Duchess Maria Feodorvn ... discuss

The Martyrs of Compiègne were the 16 members of the Carmel of Compiègne, France: 11 Discalced Carmelite nuns, three lay sisters, and two externs (tertiaries of the Order, who would handle the commun ... discuss

Peterson went on to state that because of the biblical view of marriage, he would not marry a same-sex couple: “When put on the spot by this particular interviewer, I said yes in the moment. But ... discuss

There is nothing more incompatible and mutually exclusive than light and darkness. Where there is the one there is not the other. So how could we expect there to be any fellowship between light and da ... discuss

Entertainment is a good thing, but its purpose is the refreshment of the mind and body, not the transformation of the mind or the edification of the spirit. The danger of entertainment in worship is n ... discuss

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Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)We live in a strange world, don’t we? So many people begin things with good intentions, wonderful visions, and real ... discuss

16 July, Old Testament Ruth, the subject of the book bearing her name, is an inspiring example of God's grace. Although she was a Gentile, God made her the great-grandmother of King David (Ruth 4:17) ... discuss

Beckwith says the failure of the resolution introduced by conservatives to declare the church’s “unchanging commitment to Jesus Christ as the son of God, the only name by which any person may be s ... discuss

The sacred canopy used to be Twoism, under which the Gospel was freely preached all over the globe. Today Christians in the West must renew their intention to preach Gospel truth fearlessly under the ... discuss

When I say that Christianity is rational, I do not mean that the truth of Christianity in all of its majesty can be deduced from a few logical principles by a speculative philosopher. There is much in ... 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

Old East Slavic: Володимѣръ Свѧтославичь Old Norse as Valdamarr Sveinaldsson, Russian: Влади́мир, Vladimir, Ukrainian: Володимир, Volodymyr, (c. 958 near Pskov ... discuss

“Progressivism has always been premised on the notion that man has a changeable nature and thus is able to achieve perfection during his time on earth. As a result, progressives consistently mai ... discuss

“In each chapter, Kapic takes these rich truths and connects them to the everyday questions and realities sufferers know well. As someone who has watched family members struggle with long-term p ... discuss

“When we approach the subject of leaving our children a spiritual inheritance, we should be asking ourselves a series of diagnostic questions. These are only a few of the questions that we shoul ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Clinton vs. Trump Jr. - Here we go again. The media are in another frenzy over Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russians.As you know, Hillary Clinton's ... discuss

Celebrities — you either have to love them, hate them, or don’t care one way or the other. One interesting truth about “celebrity” men and women is that abortions have affected man ... discuss

by Ed Choice: Vice President of Communications Jennifer Wagner is joined by our guest EdChoice CEO and President Robert Enlow to discuss what’s going on in federal education reform policy and wher ... discuss

A Michigan woman says a little known faith-film, Alison's Choice, prompted her son's girlfriend to forego an abortion. Messaging producer/director Bruce Marchiano through Facebook, she writes, "I was ... discuss

From the Foreword Phil Hotsenpiller has accomplished something rare in his new book, One Nation without Law. He shares a theological and hope-filled perspective on how to position our faith whil ... discuss

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In a recent discussion with Voddie Baucham, I asked him about preaching’s role in the work of discipleship.  When we think of discipleship, we often think of the small group setting or the cof ... discuss

In one era, the doctrine of sin is unacceptable; in another, it’s miracles; in another, it’s the virgin birth, the substitutionary atonement, or biblical sex ethics. But the theme is the same: I ... discuss

The baptism itself was anticlimactic. Perhaps it had to be. I was too distracted by my wet shirt and too worried about my daughter’s tears to be present in the moment. And then there’s the fact th ... discuss

Religion in politics is seemingly so far removed from the media’s idea of normalcy that a picture of the President praying left one CNN anchor struggling to find words, Wednesday. Monday, several ev ... discuss

By Paul A. Byrne, M.D.Dr. Paul ByneCharlie Gard is almost one year old. Charlie has mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS). This condition is rare; however, Charlie's parents love him and wish to ... discuss

Contact: Sharon Puterbaugh, 765-860-5322, team@alisonschoice.com FLINT, Mich., July 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A Michigan woman says a little known faith-film, Alison's Choice, prompted her so ... discuss

  When I was 22, I was single, had graduated from college, and started my new job at IBM. I was on a journey of ‘success’, freedom, and final independence, or so I thought. I had always st ... discuss

T he Christian life is not a sprint.  If you watch a long distance race, the runners often start much slower than a sprint, and there’s a reason for it.  The distance runner cannot win the ma ... discuss

Lars Olof Jonathan Söderblom (15 January 1866 – 12 July 1931) was a Swedish clergyman, Archbishop of Uppsala in the Church of Sweden, and recipient of the 1930 Nobel Peace Prize. He is commemorated ... discuss

It could equally mean that this act of justice was “exactly proportionate”.  The word translated by the ESV as “blessed” can also be translated as “straight” or “right”.  Some schola ... discuss

Why do you forfeit grace? Why do you lack strength to stand? Why have you diminished the comfort that you crave? Why is heaven-sent help delayed (from a human point of view before a sovereign God Most ... 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

[W]hen the believer enters into a profound relationship with God he cannot be content with living in a mediocre way, with a minimalist ethic and superficial religiosity. In this light, one understands ... discuss

by Star Parker: Last month, President Trump signed an executive order to boost apprenticeship programs in the United States. These are training programs, offered in a variety of formats, usually by b ... discuss

July 13thHenry, surnamed the Pious, Duke of Bavaria, became successively King of Germany and Emperor of the Romans; but not satisfied with a mere temporal principality, he strove to gain an immortal c ... discuss

By Father Thomas MattisonGalileo created a new hierarchy of truths. Tradition, authority, Scripture, philosophy, theology, all the well-known sources of truth, goodness and beauty were now to be subje ... discuss

In this passage on wisdom, part of what wisdom says is this, speaking of God:  “When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass on the face of the depth: When he established th ... discuss

(31 August 1905 in Räpplinge, Öland – 12 July 1998 in Gothenburg), was a Swedish Confessional Lutheran bishop and Christian novelist.Giertz embraced the faith while studying medicine at the Univer ... 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

Mattson essentially accuses conservative Christians of succumbing to the Satanic offer of worldly dominion that Jesus rejected. But is the Religious Left absolved for grasping political power because ... discuss

Of most interest to our present discussion is the Son’s peculiar operation in the giving of the Law on Mt. Sinai. By general inference from the inseparable operations of the Trinity, we can conclude ... discuss

Corrie Ten Boom used to say that when she was a child, her father would take her on train trips. While waiting, she’d ask her father for her ticket, but he’d say, “I’ll give you your ticket ju ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  At The White House -  Yesterday, I was honored to join several leaders of the Values Voter movement at the White House. We spent all day inte ... discuss

Family Research Council recently released its June 2017 Edition of Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in the United States. This edition, compared to its inaugural edition ... discuss

Washington Nationals second baseman and Major League Baseball star Daniel Murphy detailed his ongoing baseball story, his faith and his family in a recent Fellowship of Christian Athletes Magazine art ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the other G-20 members, especially on climate change and trade.Perhaps so. But the crucial ... discuss

by David Ferguson: Every Senator and Representative in the Arkansas General Assembly will have personal conflicts of interest on some legislation. For example, a farmer will have an interest in prom ... discuss

Optional Memorial - July 12thLouis Martin was born in Bordeaux in 1823 and baptised Louis-Joseph-Aloys-Stanislaus. He grew up in Alençon and after school learned clock-making eventually opening his o ... discuss

I never came into the church as a person who was being taught. I came in on my knees. That is the only way in. When people start praying they need truths; that’s all. You don’t come into the Churc ... discuss

A few days ago Jack Phillips broke his silence for the first time since the announcement that the Supreme Court would be hearing his case.  He appeared on “The View” to answer questions ... discuss

TMS Global outlines program to help move congregations from 'vaguely spiritual Rotary Club' to strategic outreach Contact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, tmays@inchristcommunications.com  NORCROSS, Ga., ... discuss

Support for sick British infant Charlie Gard and his parents has been flooding in from all across the world. On Sunday, Charlie’s parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, delivered a petition with ... discuss

Pentecost 5July 9, 2017Matthew 11:25-30“Rest in Christ”We're just coming off of a holiday weekend, and I hope you've gotten, or will soon get, some vacation time this summer. Maybe you'll be trav ... discuss

This feast day is actually on July 9, but since that was a Sunday when celebrating Christ trumps all, I thought it would be nice to just push it off one day.Icon of the Martyrs of China (1900)Christia ... discuss

Yesterday morning, I had the privilege to complete the section on the armor of God as we’re nearing the end of our series through Ephesians.  What better way could Paul have ended that particu ... discuss

“But the believer whose eye has been opened to the riches of this benefit, sees the matter differently.  He has come to the humble acknowledgment that good works, whether these consist of emoti ... discuss

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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

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)When it comes to facing failures in life, the farmer in today’s Gospel parable sounds a lot like many of us. We wor ... discuss

It is essential to properly apply scripture to understand the Mosaic Covenant of the Old Testament  and the New Covenant of Grace revealed in the New Testament. In this episode of Echo Zoe, Ryan Ha ... discuss

Fr George Walsh, Cathedral Administrator at St Andrews Cathedral, Glasgow, has an excellent letter in The Times, yesterday:Sir,Janice Turner ("We need to be one nation on abortion abortion law", Juy 1 ... discuss

Today we commemorate the martyrdom of Christian believers from all traditions in China through the centuries.On 15 January 1648, the Manchu Tartars, having invaded the region of Fujian and shown thems ... discuss

In the PCA’s Book of Church Order 29-1 this claim is made: “The Confession of Faith and the Larger and Shorter Catechisms of the Westminster Assembly, together with the formularies of government, ... discuss

God calls us to be ready to make a defense for the hope that is in us, but notice that He calls us to do it with gentleness and respect. Apologetics isn’t just for some Christians, it is for all Chr ... discuss

However, we’re not talking about “preferences” any more than an Anglican is who expects to worship with the Prayer Book. Prayer Book worship is what Anglicans do, and have done, since 1549. When ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741LONDON, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical announced they would accept Charlie in a public sta ... discuss

Contact: Velma Trayham, ThinkZILLA, 888-509-1145, info@itsthinkzilla.com ATLANTA, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Marketing is the best way to empower congregations and increase the reach of a ... discuss

“Luther rejects the idea that man stands in the middle and can choose between a good spirit or bad flesh, or that original sin has only partially hindered man’s ability to perform acts of righ ... discuss

“Year after year, more Americans are getting degrees, and more of them are relying on loans to pay for them. In the US today, 44 million borrowers owe a total of $1.3 trillion in student loan de ... discuss

“My faith needs to be so deeply ingrained in me that it informs every situation, every decision, every discussion. And, when that happens, before I know it I have spent a large part of my day wi ... discuss

“The point is that meekness is not native to our fallen state. So, in our justification, the meekness of Christ is credited to us by faith alone, and in our sanctification, the Holy Spirit is co ... discuss

Sister Vassa Larin recently sparked a controversy by posting her advice to a mother who has a 14 year old son who "came out" as a homosexual. She has been a popular figure in the English speaking Orth ... discuss

by Matthew Continetti: President Trump delivered one of the most important speeches of his young presidency on Thursday. Billed as "Remarks to the people of Poland," the address was as clear a statem ... discuss

. . . Trump Says West Must ‘Fight Like the Poles.Polish postage stamp (1938):Kościuszko with saber (left), Thomas Paine withbook (center), George Washington with U.S. ... discuss

Contact: Velma Trayham, ThinkZILLA, 888-509-1145, info@itsthinkzilla.com ATLANTA, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Marketing is the best way to empower congregations and increase the reach of a ... 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

Charlie Gard’s life support will not be turned off for now as his parents and the hospital that is refusing to allow him to be treated or transferred and back to court. The new court appearance ... discuss

I love to watch sermons and apologetics presentations on You Tube.  It's all part of keeping the Christian worldview growing and developing in my mind.  I need to learn the scriptures and ho ... discuss

This is a work of fiction in the Christian genre. Colleen Coble has written numerous suspense novels. She is a USA TODAY bestselling author. And she is also a RITA finalist best known for her writing ... discuss

Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741LONDON, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical announced they would accept Charlie in a public sta ... discuss

Besides his New Testament translation, Trubar authored 24 books, 22 in Slovene and two in German, paving the way for other translations and publications both in Slovene and in Croatian. Today, he is c ... discuss

“3: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several St ... discuss

Editor’s note: When discussing evangelism, disciple-making, and church planting, the challenge of the prosperity gospel often looms large in the background, especially in the Global South. To that ... discuss

Read it for yourself. (there’s video there, too) Watch it for yourself (forty minutes) Tiny excerpt: “Finally, on both sides of the Atlantic, our citizens are confronted by yet another da ... discuss

  LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. — Fish are being found dead by the hundreds from the 50MM of Lake of the Ozarks to Turman Dam. Biologists say the death toll is yet to peak. The Missouri Departme ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:   Trump Defends The West -  President Trump delivered an incredibly powerful speech this morning in Warsaw's Krasinski Square. It was a speech that ... discuss

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by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: Pastor Ray Johnston has a new book out that talks about how the church has become like the culture. He illustrates this by describing the “seven decades that ... discuss

(CFAM) — British comedian and actor Stephen Fry once said that if he ever met God he would tell him “Bone cancer in children? How dare you!” A new book from C-Fam President Austin Ruse chall ... discuss

Father Paul Scalia(CNSNews.com) - Father Paul Scalia, a priest in the Diocese of Arlington, Va., writes in a new book that faith depends on reason.He sees this point symbolized by the fact that both s ... discuss

July 6 marks the feast day of St. Maria Goretti, a young virgin and martyr, who is a model of mercy and chastity for all. Maria Goretti was a peasant girl who was stabbed fourteen times, while fighti ... discuss

was born in Bohemia (now part of the Czech Republic) in about 1371. He received a master's degree from Charles University in Prague in 1396, became a professor of theology in 1398, was ordained to the ... discuss

From the Federal Council of Churches in 1908, to the Manhattan Declaration in the present day, it’s the exact same story: Redefine Christianity so that faith in the Christ of Scripture and/or the Go ... discuss




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