Evangelist Nick Vujicic advised a Christian dealing with depression despite her love for God to turn to volunteer work as a way of feeling a part of the body of Christ.
Scenes of body bags lining roads, with the smell becoming "almost unbearable," are emerging from Indonesia, as the death toll from last week's earthquake and tsunami has climbed to over 1,500.
A past study from the University of Michigan showed that "Facebook use actually predicts declines in a user's well-being." Although the study doesn't go so far as to attempt to explain exactly why, I offer here a few explanatory suggestions. Oh yeah... and it's poetry (because poetry and unhappiness go so well together).
Personal Financial Goals for a Christian: A Closer Look at Controlling Your 'Giving' and 'Living' Expenses
Being a Christian is simple, in concept. As Jesus told us, the greatest commandments are to love God with all your heart and love your neighbor as yourself. But how do you apply these commandments to your personal financial goals, especially through your "giving" and "living" expense budgets?
In business, rarely have I heard a Vice President or a General Manager use the story of the Good Samaritan when describing how he attained his position or how she wants her division to run. They talk about ethical business practices, employee care, and recordable incident rate or safety numbers as they recount strategies used to meet profit goals and mitigate losses. But I postulate it is in those losses where we discover the true nature of our leaders—are they Priests or are they Samaritans?
Former NFL quarterback-turned-Minor League Baseball player Tim Tebow is promoting his new book This Is the Day, and during a recent interview he revealed how he met his girlfriend, former Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.
Isn't it amazing that God can move on our behalf, and in a moment of crisis, come through with just the right answer or provision for that hour? And then, isn't it even more amazing when He does it again, and again, and again? But as remarkable as this is, I find it even more amazing that when we go through the next major crisis we suffer from amnesia and immediately forget all the times He has come through for us.
A sense of humor is essential for handling the stresses of life. The ability to find something funny in life is a key feature to discovering joy in a sometimes rather dreary world. Laughter allows you to bleed tension out of your mind and body. It allows you to deal with difficult situations.
Looking for a new church can be an exciting process, but it can also be discouraging and even frustrating. Here are 10 questions that may help you work through that process – 5 you should ask before you leave your current fellowship, and 5 you should ask before you arrive at the new one.
On a Sabbath day—a little over thirty years after He had taken upon Himself a human nature and was given the human name Jesus—the eternal Son of God stepped into the synagogue in His home town of Nazareth. Imagine the intense interest His presence aroused among the other worshippers that day. He had already made quite a stir with His Messianic preaching. They would have heard rumors that Jesus offered Himself as the long-awaited Messiah of Israel Who would, among other things, give them victory over the Roman Empire which then ruled over them.
Innocence Lost: We Owe It to the Next Generation to Protect Our Children from Corruption and Overexposure to Darkness
I saw a post on Facebook recently that broke my heart. It was written by a young foster child who was about to be moved again into a new home wherein he listed things he wanted from his new family. Oh yes, he wanted the usual things: nice house with no bugs, clean clothes, love. Normal stuff. Also included in the list: Don't hit on me, no drugs and don't kill my pets.
Evangelist Beth Moore has joined the chorus of women explaining on social media why they didn't initially report the sex abuse they suffered.
Debate is swirling in Pakistan over whether a violent attack on a Christian girl who was thrown off a roof for refusing to marry a Muslim man was a crime of jealousy or religious hatred.
Whether the situation is a boy trying to win the heart of a girl, a parent trying to get through to his rebellious teenager, an employer trying to help a disgruntled employee, or a wife trying to break down emotional barriers in her husband, there is a secret to winning someone's heart: understanding.
- Pastors in China Prepare to Lose Their Lives for Preaching the Gospel, Defying Communist Crackdown
- The Brutal Truth About Persecution of Christians in China
- Bert and Ernie Not Gay, Sesame Street Clarifies; Writer Says Comments Misinterpreted
- Evangelical College Azusa Pacific Agrees to Allow LGBT Relationships; Conservatives Slam 'Surrender'
- Female Empowerment: Scarlett Dixon, Instagram, and the Power of a Positive Role Model
- Norway Returns Son, Daughter to Mom After Psychiatrist Is Convicted of Child Porn Charges
- Regret is Not a Dirty Word—Analysis of the Bill Cosby Case with Timely Implications for Us All
- Values Voter Summit Panel: Gender Ideology Is 'Large-Scale Child Abuse,' Threat to Basic Liberties
- Innocence Lost: We Owe It to the Next Generation to Protect Our Children from Corruption and Overexposure to Darkness
- A Biblical Case for Saving Money