Topic: pastors

Son of a pagan imperial messenger. Convert. Monk. Priest. Bishop of Anastasiopolis, Galatia. Founded monasteries. Had the gift of healing. Miracle worker. Warded off a plague of insects by prayer. Sup ... discuss

The book of Acts mentions a Mark, or John Mark, a kinsman of Barnabas (Col 4:10). The house of his mother Mary was a meeting place for Christians in Jerusalem (Acts 12:12). When Paul and Barnabas, who ... discuss

A large number of victims that I have talked to said that their churches failed to involve the proper authorities (2) because the churches themselves believed that they were capable of handling the si ... discuss

Many of us Christians, pastors, and spiritual celebrities, especially in my younger generation, are like those crows. We perch ourselves on the high roosts of Christendom, take our position, and caw ... discuss

In this episode, Pastor Richard answers a question about thedifferences between psychiatrists and pastors. Is a pastor a shrink?How is a pastor similar and different from a psychiatrist or acounselor? ... discuss

The world fawns over this pope!As we continue to reflect on Amoris Laetitia, consider these wise voices:Female Doctor tells Pope to his Face: “Evil, in this world, comes from sin. Not from income di ... discuss

Chapter Eight Paragraphs 291 - 312Footnote? What footnote was that?Topsy and Tuptima navigate the traffic in downtown Washington, D.C. passing the Smithsonian and the Capitol building, turning on Nort ... discuss

For those of you who celebrate the Ascension of Our Lord on Sunday, please follow this link to the Office of Readings for Thursday in Week 6 of Easter. Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: ... discuss

When I sit with my family around the table for a meal on the Lord’s day, I will typically ask, “What did I preach about today?”  I love hearing my children answer the question with ... discuss

In 1750, Jonathan Edwards was fired from his church.  A source of controversy regarding the Lord’s Supper created a division between he and his people and this culminated in his termination af ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include a selection for pastors from Crossway: Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp ($3.99); The Pastor’s Justification by Jared Wilson ($3.99); Expositional Preach ... discuss

Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman will soon be on the American $20 bill, so perhaps you should read this quick refresher from Christianity Today. (And, of course, there is Joe Carter’s ... discuss

Several years ago our church experienced an unexpected surge of growth. The majority of those who arrived in that surge were young adults who loved the Lord but had not received consistent tea ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan and features books by Michael Horton. There will be 3 winners this week and each of them will receive the following books: Core Chris ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include 5 from Crossway: Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper ($2.99); Note to Self by Joe Thorn ($2.99); Jesus or Nothing by Dan DeWitt ($3.99); Growing in Chr ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Preaching the Old Testament by Scott Gibson ($2.99) and NIV Zondervan Study Bible edited by D.A. Carson ($4.99). Beyond that, you may be interested in t ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include just a few: War of the World Views by Ken Ham ($2.99), A Place of Healing by Joni Eareckson Tada ($1.99), and Picture Perfect by Amy Baker ($1.99). Also ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full and Glimpses of Grace by Gloria Furman ($3.99); Feminine Appeal by Carolyn Mahaney ($2.99); The Christian Mom̵ ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include The Story of Everything by Jared Wilson ($2.99) along with The Insanity of God and The Insanity of Obedience by Nik Ripken ($0.99 each). Also, yesterday ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Joni and Ken by Joni Eareckson Tada ($1.99); Scientific Creationism by Henry Morris ($2.99); 50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha ($0.99) ... discuss

20 April AD 1558 Johannes Bugenhagen (1485-1558), was from Pomerania in northern Germany. Because of his ancestral region, he took the Latin name Pomeranus and Martin Luther often called him "Doctor ... discuss

On the national stage and in many smaller communities we've come upon a difficult debate.  This debate is the clash between LGBT rights and Religious Freedom.  This clash has triggered a phi ... discuss

Should Christians be engaged in politics?  The answer to that question is "yes!"  Christians are called to participate in society as a whole.  Christians always have been deeply involve ... discuss

The silence of the church on key issues of our day is deafening.  By remaining silent on these issues, for fear of controversy, the church unilaterally makes itself irrelevant.  When it's ju ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. II: Ordinary: 1045 Proper of Seasons: 750 Psalter: Sunday, Week IV, 1490 Office of Readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter God, come to my assistance.— ... discuss

"The great pillars of all government and of social life are virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor... and this alone, that renders us invincible." -Patrick Henry, Letter to Archibald Blai ... discuss

Heath traces the devastating impact of sin in every dimension of human existence and carefully distinguishes between three different ways we experience sin — the sinful world we live in, personal si ... discuss

Madrid, Spain, Apr 15, 2016 / 07:44 pm (CNA).- Kiko Argüello, the founder and global head of the Neocatechumenal Way, expressed his support for Pope Francis for his apostolic exhortation Amoris L ... discuss

In the Strange Fire Conference, Conrad Mbewe preached on the subject, “Are We Preachers or Witch Doctors?”  This sermon is helpful to consider the landscape of the charismatic movement i ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Christians Are Hate-Filled Hypocrites by Bradley Wright ($0.99); Reformation by Carl Trueman ($2.99); The Band That Played On by Steve Turner ($1.99); How To ... discuss

What will you do when a distraught family comes to you and tells you that their child has been molested by a church worker? What will you do when a woman can’t keep up the charade any longer and ... discuss

As our church continues to raise up, install or send ministers into pastoral ministry, I find the need to address this issue all the more pressing. Not merely the failure of public ministers, but the ... discuss

By Stephanie Pacheco This is the second of two reflections on the Holy Father’s recent exhortation. Read the first here. Having discussed some of the tone and controversy, what does Pope Francis ... discuss

The Good Shepherd  “For thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I myself, even I, will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his ... discuss

One of the great benefits of attending a Christian conference is undoubtedly the singing.  Each year during the G3 Conference, I try to record some of the congregational singing just to file away an ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include Starlight & Time by Russell Humphreys ($2.99); Preaching to a Shifting Culture by Various ($2.99); and Depression by Ed Welch ($2.99). Porch P ... discuss

Regarding his misconduct, The Journey elders wrote: We have experienced and confronted these issues regularly and intentionally over the past few years. Each time, these confrontations have been follo ... discuss

This is a primer on Ilam, Muslims, radical Islam and a how to book. The author, Nabeel Qureshi, is a former Muslim. He grew up in a Muslim family. He left Islam to become a follower of Jesus. He is t ... discuss

The Good Shepherd  “For thus says the Lord Yahweh: Behold, I myself, even I, will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his ... discuss

By CNA/EWTN NEWS | WASHINGTON — In his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis is helping priests to be better pastors, not giving individual consciences the ultimate authority ... discuss

In today's gospel Jesus asks that question of Peter --- three times. Why three times? To make up for the triple betrayal on Good Friday. I was reflecting on Peter's betrayal this morning in the light ... discuss

(Note: The first leg of our "When Swing Was King" road trip to San Antonio and then Oklahoma City is described in this Vital Signs Blog post.)...Leaving Bryan and Janet was tough. We had such a g ... discuss

With Governor Bryant’s signature on HB 1523, Mississippi joins other states taking steps to protect the freedom to believe in the post-­Obergefell world. It is the first state to pass compre ... discuss

In the wake of two large-scale prayer gatherings this past weekend where tens of thousands joined together with faith—AzusaNow in Los Angeles and UnitedCry DC16 in Washington, DC—questions arise a ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 12, 2016 / 04:56 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his apostolic exhortation Amoris laetitia Pope Francis is helping priests to be better pastors, not giving individual consciences the ulti ... discuss

Several years ago while attending seminary, a person asked me, “Would John Calvin be welcomed to partake in the Lord’s Supper in your church?”  I was serving as a pastor of a local ... discuss

This sponsored post was provided by Matthew Spandler-Davison on behalf of Church in Hard Places. What is poverty? On the face of it this is a simple enough question. When we think of the poor ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include several from Reformation Heritage Books: Planting, Watering, Growing by Daniel Hyde ($2.99); Sing a New Song and Encouragement for Today’s Pa ... discuss

Maybe we are growing too accustomed to these Reformed mega-conferences. If that’s the case, we should think back to the time—it was only a few years ago—when there appeared to be ... discuss

(February 4, 1906 – April 9, 1945) was a Lutheran pastor, theologian, participant in the German Resistance movement against Nazism, and a founding member of the Confessing Church.Bonhoeffer was born ... discuss

“Church order is probably one of the things Presbyterians are best known for. Each church in the PCA has to subscribe to the Book of Church Order, which basically tells each church how the they ... discuss

I appeal therefore to the organizers of T4G to remove C.J. Mahaney not only from the roster of speakers but also from the organization itself. It gives me no pleasure to write that sentence. I do not ... discuss

Lee-Barnwell pleads that our theology of ministry for both men and women “should be able to show how the ministry of leaders points toward God, not the leaders themselves, and highlights the power o ... discuss

If things are going well in your home right now, don’t be fooled into thinking that somehow you have made it that way. Look again; your home is broken beneath the surface and able to disintegrate i ... discuss

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2016 / 06:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reflecting on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on love in the family, two professors at the John Paul II Institute have emphasized the clos ... discuss

“Since 2014 there has been a significant increase in attacks on Christians and Christian communities by radical Hindu forces in India,” Open Doors USA CEO David Curry told FoxNews.com. “The cent ... discuss

This week's Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Zondervan who also sponsored the blog this week. They are offering 5 prizes this week which means that 5 winners will each receive the following ... discuss

What hasn’t been publicly seen from Driscoll however, is any show of heartfelt brokenness at, or apology for, mistakes made. I’d argue that as a public figure, any repentance and restorati ... discuss

It has been a slow week for Kindle deals, but I did dig up a couple of new ones: The Absurdity of Unbelief by Jeffrey Johnson and Dinosaurs for Kids by Ken Ham are both $2.99. Preaching and Te ... discuss

Let’s apply this to our example. The way that things stand now, she has grounds for divorce. Assume, again, that this is not disputed. But she is still counseled to remain in the marriage “in case ... discuss

United Cry DC16 Saturday April 9, 2016 9:00 am 4 pm. Lincoln Memorial www.UnitedCry.com, Eventmobi.com/UnitedCry Contact: Lynn Scarborough, 469-951-7051, Lynn4media@gmail.com; Dianne Rogers, 615-4 ... discuss

Dr. Martin Luther King's Family Members join in special presentation and challenge to pastors to bring healing to America.  United Cry DC16 expects thousands to "pray as one" at Lincoln Monument on A ... discuss

by Kerby Anderson, Contributing Author: We all love Disney movies and Disney theme parks. But I doubt too many Christians loved what Disney threatened to do in Georgia. The Disney Company threatened ... discuss

Whatever else is true about this modern-day Reformed resurgence, this much is indisputable: We love our conferences. We love the experience of gathering together and hearing from our favorite ... discuss

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(2016 - Superseded By the Annunciation of the BVM)(Latin: Sanctus Ambrosius, "Ambrosius episcopus Mediolanensis"; Italian: Sant'Ambrogio; Lombard: Sant'Ambroeus) (c. 340 – 4 April 397), Bishop of Mi ... discuss

Stanley went on to explain, he said, “There were thousands and thousands and thousands of Christians before there was a Bible.”  He then went on to say, “I would start with the resurrection of ... discuss

A vote for Trump is not a vote for telling it like it is, let alone a symbolic nod to a nobler honor code of times gone by. It’s casting your lot with what the worst of the honor impulse might look ... discuss

Peace, Forgiveness, Blessings, Belief, LifeJohn 20:19-31John's Gospel recounts for us the events of that first Easter Sunday evening, and also a week later. And as we stand, a week out from our own E ... discuss

Benedictions have become one of my favorite pastoral privileges. I can’t imagine ending a worship service with, “See you next week,” or “You’re dismissed,” when I c ... discuss

Until recent years, in every sense of its use, the prefix ortho- touted positive vibes. Though orthodontists and orthopedists today remain the standard expectation, their etymological cousin “orthod ... discuss

This past February saw a parish in Seattle fall victim to a hate crime.At least that's what some would have you believe. Saint Patrick's Church, located north of downtown in the Portage Bay neighborho ... discuss

In the 2015 G3 Conference, Steven Lawson preached on the subject of The God Breathed Word.  What does it mean that God breathed out His Word?  You can view the full sermon below. What is Faith? ... discuss

Andy Stanley knows the Bible.  As the son of the popular Baptist pastor, Dr. Charles Stanley, he has grown up under Bible teaching and preaching.  As a pastor of a very large megachurch, North Poin ... discuss

Many people today are repackaging the gospel into an acceptable product for the culture around us.  This often happens through slick ministries led by slick ministers who are dedicated to their met ... discuss

There are of course other common causes of depression — the next on my list would be bereavement, post-partum, chronic ill-health, materialism, pornography — but burnout, abuse, and an unforgiving ... discuss

Additionally, shame isn’t redemptive. Shaming doesn’t bring believers closer together in fellowship. Shame doesn’t lead believers in paths of repentance and righteousness. Rather, shame causes p ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced his veto of HB 757, a bill providing modest protections ... discuss

Pregnant at 17, Kathy Gibson could see no way around the only decision she felt she could make. As a pastor’s daughter in small town Oklahoma, she was ashamed of herself for giving in and doing what ... discuss

“Our city is in pain today,” said Deal, founding pastor of The Well, a church that meets in four ethnic neighborhoods in Brussels, including near his home in Schaerbeek. Deal also directs Serve th ... discuss

“I want you to say how helpful you have found my ministry. I want you to blog that my new book Zeal without Burnout has been helpful to you! I would love you to wave it in front of your congreg ... discuss

I like to sprint. I sometimes find myself falling subject to the tyranny of bigger/faster. Many years ago, a friend and mentor, told me, “Ministry is not a sprint; it’s a marathon.” ... discuss

Question: "Doesn't the 101st canon of the Council of Trullo forbid the use of communion spoons? Why are the laity not allowed to receive communion in the hand and from the chalice, as they did at the ... discuss

New churches don’t have any of the baggage that established churches do. Remember the idyllic days of the early 2000’s where we all possessed a romanticized view of the new churches we were going ... discuss

Ministry Asks One Million People to Gather in Washington, D.C. on July 16th for 'Together 2016'Free event to feature 30+ speakers, artists, pastors, and leaders from various backgrounds for a day of u ... discuss

I have written of my experience of Holy Week in the past. It will be different this time.After more than eight years as Senior Master of Ceremonies for the Traditional Latin Mass at the Church of Sain ... discuss

This is a book of essays about hell. It is edited by Stanley N. Gundry, series editor and Preston Sprinkle, general editor. Four contributors wrote all the essays in this book. They are Denny Burk ... discuss

As he sought to minister to them some, like Goering and Hess, had little time for his message, yet they appreciated his ministry. For Sauckel, Keitel, Frick and Ribbentrop it was different. As they me ... discuss

  “While Coral Ridge leadership has not had contact with Tchividjian since his resignation last summer, when we learned of his confession, our leadership immediately sought to verify the facts. ... discuss

This past week, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of open-air preachers at The Herald Society conference in Florida.  This is my third time speaking to a group of open-air preachers and I&# ... discuss

To catch up with the weekend's best, here are some scintillating articles from the culture wars.* “Donald Trump: Do Character, Morality and Kindness Still Matter?” (Randy Alcorn, Eternal Perspecti ... discuss

The problem in this system is that women didn’t create this currency. They have, however, learned how to build their bank account and spend their earnings in it. If a dictator takes over your wo ... discuss

Please note this list is written with no one person or scandal in mind. It is just meant to be a general composite of and commentary on what I’ve observed over many years of watching these kinds of ... discuss

As I’ve noted before, restoration isn’t a quick or easy process. I don’t have the inside information on Tchividjian’s restoration process, but whoever put the rubber stamp of approval on his r ... discuss

Would I do this again, the same way? No. I’ve learned a lot and I’m learning still. Would I love to see our churches work out a better way of doing this moving forward, for the glory of God and th ... discuss

This post is the final in a four part series on Secularization and the Sexual Revolution. How Did We Get Here? The question remains, how did all this happen? As already noted, the sexual revolution ... discuss

11 March AD 1575 Croatian reformer Matthias Flacius Illyricus (Matija Vlačić Ilirik) was born on 3 March 1520 in Labin (Albona in Latin). At that time, the region was under control of the Venetian ... discuss

Abolitionists gathered in Oklahoma from around the nation in late February 2016. There were several desired outcomes to this gathering/conference, the most significant of which was that a State Senato ... discuss

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Tuesday – Lent 2Mark 6:35-56Sermon for Pastors Circuit Meeting (Winkel)February 23, 2016There's an old story about a husband and wife waking up on a Sunday morning, and the wife is busy get ... discuss

24 February, New Testament After the Ascension of Our Lord, Jesus' followers at Jerusalem chose Matthias to replace Judas: "And they cast lots for them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was numbe ... discuss

Nate Pickowicz is pastor of Harvest Bible Church in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, contributor at Entreating Favor, and author of the upcoming book “Reviving New England.” As the fires of Reformation w ... discuss

Matthew 9:3 But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’Matthew 12:7 If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Tony Funderburk - The Truth in Words And Music Share The treasure because faith comes by hearing How many movies have you watched where an archaeologist, or scientist, or group of ... discuss

Dear Pastors, 1/23/16 update St. Agnes, Sellersville You advertise Grandview Medical Practices , which includes OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine.  How have you vett ... 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

While America’s evangelical Christians are rightly concerned about the secular worldview’s rejection of biblical Christianity, we ought to give some urgent attention to a problem much clos ... discuss

This is the conclusion of a two-part article on how to practically resist and deal with the rogue, unjust and unconstitutional Obergefell Supreme Court ruling. Part One included the action of bec ... discuss

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SermonChristmas 2Luke 2:40-52“In My Father's House”Oh how precious little we know about our Lord Jesus Christ's early years.  We have a somewhat detailed story of his nativity.  We know ... discuss

This is an aplogetics book how the Biblical Gospels authenticate the historical case fr Jesus. The author, Robert Hutchinson, got his degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of s ... discuss

This past year for Israel has been a raucous one. Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu has had to skillfully wend his way politically through the innuendoes of friend and foe alike. If only other po ... discuss

Those of us whose vocations involve writing or speaking about religion often see in the major holy days a two-edged sword. On one hand, most of the pastors I know could roll out of bed at three o ... discuss

A Barna poll finds "Less than 1 percent of senior pastors and discipleship pastors told Barna that “today’s churches are doing very well at discipling new and young believers.” Six in 10 said ... discuss

I write this to fellow Christians who have turned to abortion because of pressure from important others. I write this to fellow Christians who have turned to abortion because no one in their Christ ... discuss

THis is a specialty book, written by the Executive Director of the organization called Democrats for Life. This book opens up with the author's acknowledgements to those who made the writing of thi ... discuss

This is about that time of year. I'm not talking about Halloween. I'm talking about the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP), which is observed every year on the weekend of N ... discuss

Image source: thecatsdiary.comSo you’ve completed the RCIA program, been confirmed (possibly baptized, if you weren’t before), and have even got your first rosary, bottle of Holy Water, and collec ... discuss

Takanini Community Church in Auckland are hosting a Towards Belief event with this blog’s Matt. Towards Belief follows Australian pastor and host, Karl Faase as he travels to the UK, USA and A ... discuss

This post is in reply to Laramie Hirsch, who has written a post on his blog, "The Hirsch Files" in response to this blog. Laramie's post is entitled, "St. Catherine of Siena Does NOT Warn Traditionali ... discuss

The Relationship Idol "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for t ... discuss

Being Teachers of "Good Things"I have been seeing a lot of "Christian" meetings focusing on the "Women of God", "Women's Destiny" or the more common phrase, "Women's Empowerment".empowerment: the ... discuss

Proper 22b, (October 4, 2015) Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Rocklin, California Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn Mark 10:2–16; Genesis 2:18–25 Sermon 10-4-15.mp3 TITLE: “What God Has Joined Together ... discuss

“In the Box” posts highlight new books I’ve received in the mail. It is time to showcase a few of the titles to arrive at my doorstep in the last few weeks. I’m truly blessed ... discuss

Planned Parenthood and Baby Parts: How Did We Get Here?Posted on Sep 02, 2015 by Brian Fisher at: http://onlineforlife.org/blog/planned-parenthood-and-body-parts-how-did-we-get-here/ There i ... discuss

SourceIn my days as a Catholic traditionalist, I truly believed that the traditionalist movement was the salvation of the Church.  Without traditionalists, the Church would surely be destroyed by ... discuss

ForAmerica.com has become one of the strongest social media voices for the unborn.  Lately it has been on top of both the Planned Parenthood Selling Baby Parts Story as well as the controversy of ... discuss

What a great line from this essay on Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood by leftist blogger Hugo Schwyzer, The Troubled Sanger Legacy, Some Thoughts on Planned Parenthood:Even now, I regularly ... discuss

Someone referenced the following news article, Bill Cosby’s wife says accusers ‘consented’ to drugs and sex, saying that her stance is an example of unconditional love. This is not unconditional ... discuss

For behold the sovereign the Lord of hosts shall take away from Jerusalem, and from Juda the valiant and the strong, the whole strength of bread, and the whole strength of water.  The strong man, ... 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

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

but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect – ... discuss

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy ... discuss

Last 36 books I read sorted in descending order by date Tim Challies just published a blog post that intrigued me. The title of his blog post (“blost”) is the same as mine, or should I say, ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping and r ... discuss

Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?"My thirteen year old son Anthony asked to watch "It's a Wonderful Life" the ot ... discuss

Each year, the holiday season brings with it many historic traditions, like the red cups at Starbucks, the bad pop Christmas songs playing in every retail store in the country, and the revived rhetori ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United StatesImage Books, NYEmily Stimpson and Brian BurchBack when political correctness w ... discuss

Note: a review copy of this film was provided in exchange for a review. Visit the film’s website here. See our earlier review from James here. Spoilers follow. If you’ve ever been to Texas, yo ... discuss

2 Corinthians 8 "8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy ... discuss

Eric Scheidler and his six daughters in 2007 Yesterday the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new recommendation [PDF] that physicians promote the progestin implant and the intrauterine device ... discuss

There's all kinds of stuff all over the internet regarding the suicide of Braxton Caner following his conversations with J.D. Hall. Unfortunately, I'm not incredibly surprised this kind of thing happe ... discuss

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Pastor’s Letter is the culmination of 2 years work, recording Pastors, Priests, a Rabbi and other church and Christian leadership in their call to faithful leadership everywhere to rise to the c ... discuss

Claims of abortions demands by Catholics don’t give a balanced journalistic view on Vatican surveysToday’s reporting about Catholics asserting their right to self determination on Church d ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... discuss

I just finished with Karen Jobes’ commentary on 1 Peter, a commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series. As would be expected from a commentary, this was indeed a commen ... discuss

In both Calvinist and Lutheran circles, as the church goes through its liturgical menstrual cycle, various charges of antinomianism flow forth. In some circles this flow continues for 12  years. ... discuss

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks? What went right?     Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albu ... discuss

I just finished reading What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an by James R. White.  It took me longer than I expected but I got through it. The beginning chapters were a bit hard t ... discuss

Our friend Katie Schuermann over at He Remembers the Barren answered the following question for me.  Well said Katie!Is procreation an intrinsic quality of marriage?July 8, 2013 by Katie Schuerma ... discuss

Due to the homosexual assault on the definition of marriage, Lutherans are starting to think more about the issue of procreation.  Until very recently, conservative Lutheran explanations about ho ... discuss

Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally, Concord NH, Federal Courthouse at the corner of Pleasant & South Streets, Friday 6/8 at noon. Go tweet that to your friends & neighbors and - this is important - ... discuss

I was privileged to be invited to speak on behalf of Cornerstone Policy Research at today's Standing Up for Religious Freedom rally in Concord. I hope the other speakers will post their remarks as wel ... discuss

(This was posted by Trevin Wax @ Gospel Coalition on 12 Apr 12)Working on children’s curriculum has been a big shift for me. Once The Gospel Project expanded to include all age groups, I ... discuss

In the land of the Lutheran interweb in the last few years there has been on-going debate on whether pastors should stick with a Law-Gospel format or preach some form of Law-Gospel-Law (the last ... discuss

There is a saying that goes, "If you cut the bible it bleeds". Ok, so I know it doesn't really bleed, but I do understand what that means; if you cut out the parts you don't like it to try and make yo ... discuss

From Alan Graebner, Birth Control and the Lutherans—The Missouri Synod as a Case Study, Journal of Social History, Vol. 2, No. 4, Summer 1969, pages 320-22:"In this case he [Rehwinkel] was much a ... discuss

"And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up ... discuss

I have always heard that if you are going to teach something, you should teach what you are passionate about. I am passionate—more like adamant—about the eternal security of the believer. Or as St ... discuss

The Washington Times reports. ... discuss

by Susanna Rose September 18, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One of the first Christian pastors – and certainly the most influential - in the United States to be openly pro-abortion died last Wednesday ... discuss

Gary DeMar wrote a three volume set called God and Government.  I am reading through the first one now.  In the second chapter, I found the most clearly articulated summary of what elde ... discuss

Don’t Forfeit Your Banquet Invitation What if you held a feast and no one came? Jesus dealt with this in the Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24). He told of a rich man who “invited many ... discuss

Archive for February, 2009 « Previous Entries 28022009 Four Types Of Christians Posted by IJ in Devotionals/Sermons, Featured Articles, tags: Bible Study,Blood of Jesus, Christianity, Church, He ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert NASHVILLE, Tennessee, February 20, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Family Research Council has released a letter signed by over 2,500 pastors and evangelical leaders protesting the O ... discuss

by John Jalsevac Today’s blog posts: Good news! - Surrogate mother resists abortion pressure, will keep baby - John Jalsevac Of Soviets, Cardinals, conscience protections and turkey-cheese sandw ... discuss

by Jill Stanek Today the Family Research Council will hold a press conference at 12p in the heart of the Bible Belt – the Opryland Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee - to announce the launch ... discuss

by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman January 18, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A coalition that includes black pastors and pro-family organizations held a protest outside the headquarters of the Southern Poverty L ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine YUBA CITY, California, September 8, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The founder of the national Life Chain, which is set to take place October 2nd, is urging Protestant pastors to confr ... discuss

As a Lutheran pastor and theologian, I continually receive questions about my church: Who are we, where do we come from, what do we believe? Since we Lutherans have a very special remembrance today, I ... discuss

It was recently written in the CPSA Courier, a publication published by the Concerned Pastors for Social Action based in Flint, Mi, that “Governor Rick Snyder” is attempting to balance Michigan’ ... discuss

See LifePoint Church website for podcast of the sermon the following notes were taken from.Ephesians 4:11-16 NKJVAnd He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some past ... discuss

"When the Lord gave the command to take away the stone so that He could call Lazarus to walk out of his own grave, Lazarus’ sister Martha expressed a concern: 'Lord, by now there will be a stench; h ... discuss

by Paul V. EspositoFrom Catholic Exchange:As we were leaving Mass, a friend handed me a note left in her mailbox by an anonymous neighbor. Its first words were “SHAME ON YOU PEOPLE,” certainly a ... discuss

by Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan“They are in great spiritual danger”No Communion for those ‘living in sin,’ says archbishop in pastoral letter on cohabitation(The following pastoral letter fro ... discuss

Dearest Ones, On Tuesday Morning, April 19, 2011 we saw nine mothers go into the Building For Women of Duluth MN. to have and abortion. Each mother heard us plead for her baby’s life. Althoug ... discuss

by Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After the mayor of the District of Columbia was arrested for protesting a budget deal that banned taxpayer funds for local a ... discuss

Ash Wednesday, March 9, 2011Catholics are compelled by the Gospel to responsibly promote the protection of human life, families, and the common good. We applaud the charitable giving and social just ... discuss

"It would be tragic and a travesty of New Testament church life  if, in spending so much time listening to everybody else out there, pastors ended up with no time on their schedule to listen to ... discuss

Listen to the third session of Josh's "Defending Life" series "Defending Life" series he's hosting in Fresno, CA once a month. The first session was "Making Abortion Unthinkable: The Art of Pro-Li ... discuss

I paid a recent visit to our denomination’s website, The Evangelical Presbyterian Church. I was struck by the clarity, cogency and compassion of our official positional paper regarding abortion. I ... discuss

In the virtual world of Second Life, there has been some work done to set up churches. Mark Brown (former head of the New Zealand Bible Society) was one of the founders and pastors of this Anglican Ch ... discuss

Just about every evangelical church has lay people positioned as elders and teachers, rarely with formal theological training. Obviously, formal training doesn’t necessarily make one a good teacher ... discuss

By Lorey CarterMost of us are familiar with this phrase because of its use during the civil rights movement of the 1960’s. We hear a lot about the civil rights movement during Black History Month, j ... discuss

I'm trying really hard to understand how this could possibly be a beneficial publication. What was Thomas Nelson publishing thinking by creating an American Patriot's Bible?Since when is there a versi ... discuss

re: "In the early hours of August 23, a Hindu nationalist leader, Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati, was shot to death in Orissa, India. Five of his followers were also killed. Although it was allegedly a ... discuss

George Mueller's Strategy for Showing God Simplicity of Faith, Sacred Scripture, and Satisfaction in God 2004 Bethlehem Conference for Pastors Listen | Download ... discuss

Courtesy of: www.christianparents.comHumanism is as old as the garden of Eden, but few know what it is. The idea of Humanism replacing Godism can be seen in the garden of Eden when Satan taught Eve th ... discuss

Vale and worth. Value and worth. It's like I'm Yukon Sam (The dude in the Rudolph clay-mation movie)...I might as well sing it to the tune of "Silver and Gold" because it seems to be always on my mi ... discuss

I love my church. Today Jim Laffoon (one of our pastors)preached on "A HOMELESS GOD" and how God is looking to reside inside our hearts. He also said that most people in the world don't want God to r ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Tough Questions: Christians should be spreading the Gospel, not worrying about political issues like abortion. I cannot tell you how many pastors throw this at me as an excuse for not get ... discuss

By Hilary White 2/5/2009 LifeSiteNews (www.lifesitenews.com) \"A Catholic who publicly, and after admonition, supports pro-abortion legislation is not to receive Holy Communion and is not to be gi ... discuss

Steve Lumbley 2006 www.apostasywatch.com Do you remember when you first gave your life to the Lord? What was the first thing you wanted to do? You wanted to tell someone right. You had a burn ... discuss

Atheist bus adverts: Christian refuses to drive bus declaring ‘there’s probably no God’ A devout Christian has become the first driver to refuse to get behind the wheel of a bus bearing an a ... discuss

re: Joshua Mercer: "There’s a myth out there that churches don’t pay income tax in exchange for not talking about politics. Hogwash. Churches don’t pay taxes for two major reasons: 1. They are n ... discuss

The collect for today, the Feast Day of St Ambrose (339-397), Bishop of Milan, Doctor of the Church, Poet (source): O God, who didst give to thy servant Ambrose grace eloquently to declare thy righteo ... discuss

Wow! I write one article on gluttony and get hammered by readers like never before. I've blogged about gays, radical feminism, ungodly Democrats, abortion, and a litany of other far more controversial ... discuss




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Reflections of a Paralytic Dec 31, 1969, 6:00 pm
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