5 Things EVERY Christian Should Know About Scientology It's the sworn-by religion of megastar actor Tom Cruise, and has come under the microscope since allegations of physical abuse surfaced. 'Scientology' is shrouded in mystery and intrigue, and those at the centre of the cult-like religion, based on science
What Makes Work "Christian?" When someone thinks about their work being “Christian,” all kinds of disturbing images come to mind. Opening a beauty salon called “A Cut Above” or a coffee shop called “He Brews.”  Working awkward evangelism momen
The Captivating Power Of A Good Family The more books I read to my kids, the more movies I watch with them, and the more Disney Junior shows they consume, I see one clear gospel message: “Believe in yourself.” But a close runner-up to this message would be a gospel about family, fo
7 Things To Do In The Spiritually Dry Times Of Life Recently I wrote about what to do during the times God is silent. It seemed there was more to be said. As I read the Scriptures – and consider my own journey with God – those times are frequent for God’s children. Sometimes it is even mo
10 Things You Should Know About Martin Luther Much will be said and written about Martin Luther in 2017, inasmuch as this is the 500th anniversary of his posting of the 95 theses on the church door at Wittenberg, an event that many believe launched the Protestant Reformation. But here are ten things
How The Entitlement Mentality Crept Into Our Churches In 1974 Burger King made a bold move to take market share from McDonald’s. At the time, McDonald’s made burgers en masse. If you wanted a special order, you had to wait interminably while it was cooked separately.I remember. I’m a ketchu
8 Things Every Christian Has Tried (And Failed) To Give Up For Lent Lent is an incredible season of sacrifice, spiritual enrichment, and contemplation on the great work of Christ. But often, we are guilty of simply skipping it. We couldn't possibly do without chocolate, or alcohol, or material things, we think. Well, perh
Humanist Group Demands Texas Teacher Remove Christian Displays From Classroom The American Humanist Association (AHA) recently issued a letter of complaint over a Texas teacher who displayed Christian-themed signs in her classroom. The AHA asserted that the decorations violated the US Constitution’s Establishment Clause, by s
Christians Are Genocide Victims And Should Get Priority In Refugee Order The atrocities committed across the Middle East are widespread and extensive, however, it is Christians, Yazidis and other minorities that are facing total annihilation through genocide. It is for this exact reason that religious minorities should get a p
Northwest Chinese Province Bans Christianity In northwest China, government officials have banned all Christian practices that do not occur in a state-approved church. When questioned, officials did not try to hide or dispute the rulings. They confirmed that all Catholics and Protestants have to wor
Tim Keller Resigning As NYC Redeemer Senior Pastor Esteemed theologian, author and pastor Tim Keller is to step down from his role as Senior Pastor of NYC Multisite Church Redeemer. Keller, 66, announced at all eight Sunday services yesterday that he will be stepping down from the pulpit, according t
Virginia Police Attach “In God We Trust" To All Their Vehicles The Bristol Virginia Police Department is declaring its Christian faith in a bold way. The officers are adding decals of the official U.S. motto, “In God We Trust,” to the back bumper or trunk of all 50 vehicles in the dept. The bold declarati
3 Reasons Why The Oscars Should Matter To Christians Last night saw Hollywood's finest acting talent showcased, recognized and rewarded. Despite a huge mess up over the announcement of the winner for 'Best Picture' (it went to La La Land but was meant to be awarded to Moonlight,) the night went off without
Franklin Graham On Abortion: 'Our “Rights” Don't Include The Choice To Murder' Rev. Franklin Graham has hit out at abortion provider Planned Parenthood after they announced that the daughter of George W. Bush, Barbara, will deliver a keynote speech at one of their fundraisers. "Planned Parenthood is the #1 abortion provider in the U
7 Things To Do While You Are Waiting On God I’ve spent much of my walk with God waiting. Waiting for Him to give direction. Waiting on Him to open doors. Waiting on Him to make things clearer. Waiting on Him to supply the needed resources. Throughout the stories of the Bible we often find God
5 Bible Verses To Fight Off Those Monday Morning Blues It's Monday. Again. The relentless repeat of the working week can become wearisome, can't it? Maybe you awoke to a whirring of anxiety over your job, a family situation, or a lack of spiritual fervour. But don't worry. The Lord can replace that tiredness
Study Shows Half Of Hispanic Christians Worry About Deportation Under Trump A new study by Pew Research has revealed that around half of the Christian hispanic community fear deportation under President Trump. More than 4 in 10 have “serious concerns” about their place in America under Trump, according to Christianity
Kris Vallotton: Is The World Falling Down Around Us? What’s going on with the world? I hear so much concern about the economy, about what our President is doing, and various other stories that are shaded with fear and hopelessness. The problem isn’t so much that these stories are being spun (eve
3 Reasons Why The Oscars Should Matter To Christians Last night saw Hollywood's finest acting talent showcased, recognized and rewarded. Despite a huge mess up over the announcement of the winner for 'Best Picture' (it went to La La Land but was meant to be awarded to Moonlight,) the night went off without
Franklin Graham On Abortion: 'Our “Rights” Don't Include The Choice To Murder' Rev. Franklin Graham has hit out at abortion provider Planned Parenthood after they announced that the daughter of George W. Bush, Barbara, will deliver a keynote speech at one of their fundraisers. "Planned Parenthood is the #1 abortion provider in the U
7 Things To Do While You Are Waiting On God I’ve spent much of my walk with God waiting. Waiting for Him to give direction. Waiting on Him to open doors. Waiting on Him to make things clearer. Waiting on Him to supply the needed resources. Throughout the stories of the Bible we often find God
5 Bible Verses To Fight Off Those Monday Morning Blues It's Monday. Again. The relentless repeat of the working week can become wearisome, can't it? Maybe you awoke to a whirring of anxiety over your job, a family situation, or a lack of spiritual fervour. But don't worry. The Lord can replace that tiredness
Study Shows Half Of Hispanic Christians Worry About Deportation Under Trump A new study by Pew Research has revealed that around half of the Christian hispanic community fear deportation under President Trump. More than 4 in 10 have “serious concerns” about their place in America under Trump, according to Christianity
Kris Vallotton: Is The World Falling Down Around Us? What’s going on with the world? I hear so much concern about the economy, about what our President is doing, and various other stories that are shaded with fear and hopelessness. The problem isn’t so much that these stories are being spun (eve