Early Saturday morning, little Alfie Evans's ordeal ended. I believe with all my heart he is now in the arms of Jesus for eternity. Sadly, our ordeal to survive as a civilized, humane society continues.
Our United States of America has many complex issues that weigh heavily on the hearts of every attentive citizen. This coming Thursday, May 3, 2018, we will be celebrating National Day of Prayer.
Have you been swayed by the massive cultural shift? If you are not quite sure what you believe today, try taking what I will call the "traditional marriage test." On a scale of 1 to 10, how strongly do you believe children should be taught that marriage was designed for a man and a woman?
Solomon's legacy is quite full of contrary themes. King Solomon worshiped God almighty and established the temple, yet Solomon was later turned to foreign gods.
You may have thought I was overstating things in my recent article, "Will California Go from Banning Religious Books to Burning Them?" You may have thought I was exaggerating when I referenced LGBT activists who compared Christian conservatives to ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Be assured that there was not a word of hyperbole in what I wrote. The truth is unsettling enough.
We've all heard about the proverbial frog in the kettle: Put the frog in a kettle of pond temperature water and he'll stay right there, even to the boiling point, if you turn up the heat slowly enough. While the real-life frog will in fact jump out, the principle applies to the ever-increasing secularization of American culture.
Personal preferences have a tendency to be elevated to convictions. One's personal thoughts are considered right while others' thoughts are vilified. The result in our churches is mass confusion over what is right, wrong, good, bad, loving, unloving, wise, and foolish.
The Boston Marathon has announced that men who identify as women can compete with the women. I'm not questioning the fact that some men believe they are really women (and vice versa). I'm simply stating the obvious: These men are not biological women, and it is not fair for a biological male to compete against a biological female.
Let's be honest. We in the Christian world are inundated with bad news. Pastors especially are concerned with lower numbers of people in their pews, statistics that show that giving is much lower than in times past, and denominational numbers that are dismal.
I want to speak with you about something that's deadly serious—America's suicide epidemic.
There is a day coming when every Christian will stand before the Judgement Seat of Christ.
Christian victims of human trafficking and violence seldom merit a mention in the hype and hoopla.
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