As The New York Times covered the new pope’s first Easter message, its reporter helpfully explained why Christians commemorate Easter as the central event of Christendom: “Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus into heaven three days after He was crucified …” Well, nice try. At least the paper recognized its error and [...]
Janet Jackson is a billionaire, according to reports out this week.
Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers takes place in the NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Final Game 1 on Wednesday night – a repeat of their tough six game postseason battle last season when Miami came through.
Prosecutors in Singapore have alleged that City Harvest Church founder and pastor Kong Hee and five other associates used dubious investments made to questionable companies to embezzle S$50.6 million ($41 million) from a church building fund to finance the pop music career of Kong's wife, Sun Ho.
A California judge began hearing arguments this week in a civil rights case concerning whether one yoga form's religious roots should prevent it from being taught in a public school system.
Goodwill for teen cancer victim Zach Sobiech continued to pour in on Wednesday after fans buoyed his farewell song "Clouds" to the number one spot on the iTunes singles chart and a video tribute of his life created by SoulPancake has gone viral.
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Ottawa Senators takes place in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference semifinals on Wednesday night, with the Senators looking to build on their Game 3 win and draw things all square again tonight.
A federal court on Tuesday struck down an Arizona law banning abortions after 20 weeks, when preborn babies can feel pain. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the bill into law in April 2012. It was set to take effect in August of that year, butShow More Summary
Legislation will harm vulnerable people.
Learn what's in store now that the regular session of the legislature is concluded.
It's strange. The worst things that happen to us become the compassion and comfort we have to treat other wounded people. Those who've been hurt become heroes of healing for others who are bleeding. As the Bible says, "We can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God"
A young billionaire couple from Houston, Texas, has decided to give away their estimated $4 billion dollar fortune instead of leaving it for their children, and you might be surprised to know why.
As we watched the news coverage, many of us asked faith's hardest questions: Why did God allow such a tragedy? Why didn't he prevent it, or at least shelter these innocent, helpless children? What do we do now? And the question we'll address today: What happened to the children when they died?
When you preach for a living, mistakes are bound to be made. Sometimes it's a sermon idea. It looks good on paper but when it passes from paper to preaching something get's twisted. Or perhaps it's an illustration that you think is going to work really well but it crashes at takeoff. Or maybe it's a gaffe you made that you wish you could retract.
Philadelphia Eagles guard Evan Mathis garnered media attention this week after joking about Tim Tebow's virginity in a Twitter post.
Evangelicals know that theology matters, and we're quick to remind others of this fact. What we're not so quick to acknowledge is the focus of this blogpost: we do a poor job of teaching the very theology we claim is so important. We...Show More Summary
News of a wedding with 25,000 guests has stunned viewers across the globe, as the massive party was held in Jerusalem on Tuesday night.
The Senate's immigration reform bill was passed out of the Judiciary Committee Tuesday without the "Leahy amendment" that would have given family status to gay and lesbian partners of U.S. citizens.
C. S. Lewis observed that the most dangerous ideas in a society are not the ones argued, but the ones assumed. And there's little doubt that in most universities across the United States, secularist materialism, in one form or another, is the assumed and unquestioned perspective from which most subjects are understood and taught.