If You Really Care About Evangelism, You Need to Do More Than Pray by...

We are likely all familiar with Jonah, who was a prophet of the Lord. Jonah lived during a time of relative prosperity for the nation...

Hell Takes Over Highway

Lava and gas continued to erupt from Kilauea volcano across a remote, rural neighborhood on Hawaii Island, and by Monday had destroyed 35 structures,...

Church Plants the Hope of the Gospel in a Secular Citadel of Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wis., is a hub of secularism -- home of a population described by some reports as less religious than Los Angeles. The University...

Loyola-Chicago Savoring NCAAs After Grassroots Rebuild to the Sweet 16

Porter Moser wants his Loyola-Chicago players to savor every moment of the NCAA Tournament. It took the Ramblers a long time, and last-moment shots...

John R. Erickson: Writing Should Nourish Readers Like a Well-Planned, Healthy Meal

Writing as a Vocation I tell aspiring authors that they should have some experience at living life before they try to write about it. They...
Amy Butler on Remembering the Christianity of Jesus, Not an Empire

Amy Butler on Remembering the Christianity of Jesus, Not an Empire

The Rev. Amy Butler served as the seventh senior minister of the Riverside Church in New York City. Connect with her at pastoramy.com. It seems that...

Timothy McMahan King Combines Christian Theology With His Personal Drug Addiction in ‘Addiction Nation:...

Timothy McMahan King’s opioid addiction began in the hospital. When a routine outpatient procedure went wrong, threatening his life and causing him severe pain, doctors...

7 Biblical Reasons to Pray for Your Church Leaders

If you’re a church leader, you need people praying for you—and you need to be praying for other leaders in your congregation. If you’re a...

Max Muncy’s Walk-off Home Run Gives Dodgers 18-Inning Win Over Boston in Longest World...

There will be no sweep. Not on Max Muncy’s watch. Muncy’s walk-off homer in the bottom of the 18th inning gave the Los Angeles Dodgers...

6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Japan; Buildings Collapse

The Magnitude 6.7 quake struck 70 miles south of Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The tremor triggered...

No. 5 Wisconsin Stays Unbeaten With 38-13 Win Over Maryland

Jonathan Taylor ran for a touchdown and broke the 1,000-yard mark for the season, Alex Hornibrook passed for two scores and No. 5 Wisconsin...

Lakewood Church Marriage Pastors Reveal the No. 1 Issue in Christian Relationships and How...

As the pastors of marriage and parenting at Joel Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, Clayton and Ashlee Hurst know a thing or two...

Weather and Danger Halt Search at Guatemala Volcano

Guatemala’s national disaster agency on Thursday suspended search and rescue efforts at the zone devastated by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire, saying...

Mike Leake: Let’s Just Be Honest and Admit We Hate One Another

Are you a Democrat? A Republican? Something in between? Are you a Calvinist? An Arminian? Or some hybrid of both of them? Are you a social justice warrior? Are...

Jason Allen: You Can’t Love Jesus Without Loving His Church

Have you ever heard someone say, “I am into Jesus, but not the church”? My first encounter with “Jesus, yes; church, no” theology came as...
Susan Codone on Public Theology Isn’t Just for Academics

Susan Codone on Public Theology Isn’t Just for Academics

Susan Codone, PhD, is a professor of technical communication and director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Mercer University. After the police shooting...

6 Reactions From White Christian Leaders to Trump’s ‘S***hole Countries’ Comment

Several Christian politicians, authors, and ethicists have been speaking out against President Donald Trump choosing to describe some poverty-stricken nations as "s***hole countries," by...

How the Church of ‘Preacher’s Kid’ Elijah Cummings Shaped His Commitment to Community and...

To many black clergy, Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was more than a formidable orator, civil rights champion and passionate public servant, he was...

Chuck Lawless: 7 Ways to Tell if Your Church Is Friendly

Pam and I visit a lot of churches. Many are friendly, but some are not. I’ll never forget, for example, the person who said...

Bill Clinton Decries America’s ‘Trust Deficit’ (aka, People Don’t Trust the Clintons)

Bill Clinton defended his wife's trustworthiness in a new interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, saying he trusts her with his life. But in the country...