What do happy teenagers do? Perhaps the easiest way to answer that question is to ID what they don't do!
"And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus" (Phil. 4:7, KJV).
Hidden away in a cool, dimly lit underground room, students pore over their Bibles. They caress the pages and hungrily consume each word.
There are no shortcuts in your personal walk with Jesus Christ. Just as an athlete has to train their body in order to perform at the maximum level when competition occurs, we even more need to train ourselves in godliness.
Yes, we are a divided nation. And that division has led unreasonable people to perform unreasonable acts to create a further division in the land that many of us truly love.
Author and Christ Covenant Church Senior Pastor Kevin DeYoung has stressed the need for churches to have mission statements more comparable to the U.S. Navy SEALs instead of comfy coffee houses.
When people seem to have more of a relationship with their cell phone than they do with other people, there's a problem. And when social media becomes a place where people dump their garbage — all things mean and ugly — there's a problem.
Despite biblical warnings against the practice of witchcraft, the Rev. Valerie Love, who describes herself as a practicing Christian witch and an ordained minister of spiritual consciousness, is insisting that there is nothing wrong with Christians being witches and has recently launched a school to help Christians tap into magic.
Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in California has said that resentment is the "unhealthiest emotion there is" and identified three reasons Christians should forgive those who have sinned against them.
The Chinese government is supervising a five-year plan to make Christianity more compatible with socialism in which there will be a "rewrite" of the Bible, a prominent religious freedom activist has told Congress.
We are all born, without exception, selfish in the core of our beings. This self-focus is entrenched in our sinful nature, and though there are compassionate people in society, the general human tendency is not to be focused on the well-being of other people.
There are many misconceptions about depression. One of the biggest myths is that depression means you're sad.
In a recent class at Liberty University, it was noted how 80% of a person's doubts do not stem from intellectual problems with Christianity, but rather from emotional doubt.
Why do we have so many guys from the college campus to the corporate C-Suite to the Hollywood and political elite dishonoring and devaluing women?
"America is engaged in large-scale child abuse. And complicit in this is my field, my field of pediatrics, psychiatry, our education system, mass media and social media," says pediatrician Dr. Michelle Cretella.
I recently tweeted, "Regardless of the charges against Justice Kavanaugh, this much is absolutely clear. The frenzied attempt to try to keep him out of the Supreme Court is simply a battle for the 'right' to abort babies in the womb. That's the bottom line."
Too many of us, and this includes Christians, have bought into the lie that the pursuit of happiness necessarily includes the pursuit of stuff.
It's time for followers of Jesus to be the best of Christians, and the best of Americans, all at the same time.
If you look closely at the book I am holding up, it does not say "Bible." There is no cross on it. Yet, the image of someone holding a book up is now offensive to some.
At the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., they have a display of many burned Bibles. This is the book that, down through the centuries, has been burned more than any other. Ironically, that even happened sometimes at the hand of church officials.
"Using gendered terms — such as "ladies [and] gentlemen" — is highly presumptuous, especially in today's society, Vogue magazine claims.
If confirmed, Judge Kavanaugh would shift the balance of constitutional jurisprudence in a more firmly originalist direction.
If you have the truth, bring it into the light. And that means bringing your identity into the light as well.
More than 400 people died and 1.3 million people found temporary shelter in makeshift relief camps in India.
Atheists who failed to remove the national motto "In God We Trust" from U.S. coins and bills following an appeals court defeat have called their loss "utterly revolting."