Here is a note that a college friend who is from Damascus, Syria sent me regarding how to pray for Syria. Caution! This is a tragic story.
Everyone should know:
One evening as a father was sitting in his house with his family rebels suddenly stormed in, taking he and his [...]
I’m four months into a new church as the youth pastor. And I’ve already missed a youth activity. I don’t mean I missed it like forgetting to go. I mean I purposely skipped it to spend time with my family.
I started this position telling myself that I was going to do this very thing. [...]
In The Interpreter’s Bible Commentary on Ephesians, Theodore O. Wedel says this regarding “discipleship” in the Gospel accounts of Jesus versus the N.T. Epistles’ use of “imitation of God”…
…Jesus has for generations become central in much Christian nurture in our church schools–Jesus presented for imitative [...]
The twerking Miley Cyrus shocked the pop-culture world into a frenzy and whether your hating on the young lady’s decision or lovin’ her for it doesn’t matter. The reality is that Miley Cyrus embodies the nihilist story.
Nihilism is a philosophical doctrine that rejects object truth. And in the hands of one of the great [...]
“I tell you the truth” is NIVs way of handling Amen, which is the transliteration of an Aramaic or Hebrew word, the participle of the verb that means “to confirm”; it was used to indicate one’s assent. For example, it was (and still is) the response of the congregation to a prayer voiced by the one who [...]