Having been a Christian all my life, I can tell you that there is nothing in this world that I have found that gives me greater peace or moves me
You may recall that last fall megachurch Pastor Robby Gallaty declared that it's OK to hate gay people since God wants them put to death anyway. Gallaty just blocked me merely for retweeting the above message.
Tuesday on Capitol Hill, we heard about another grave threat to the Jewish people. As I sat in the House Chamber and listened to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, I heard a leader who respectfully but urgently conveyed a single, compelling message, the same message Esther gave to the Persian King Ahasuerus: the Jewish people are under threat, and need immediate help.
Senator Jim Inhofe, who infamously claimed in 2012 that the Bible refutes climate change, was recently given a committee gavel in the newly Republican-controlled Senate. Showing himself to be almost willfully ignorant of the scientific...Show More Summary
Mark Burnett and his wife Roma Downey recently recounted the start of their television series "The Bible" as well as its follow-up, "A.D," which premieres on NBC this Easter Sunday.
Kanye West recently likened the Bible to themes from the popular Matrix film franchise, one day after announcing that his eighth studio album would be titled "So Help Me God."
Image via Wikimedia Commons In a previous essay, I mentioned an old Ming general named Qi Jiguang, whose works on martial arts and military strategy had a large influence on later writings, including the Bubishi, Karate’s bible. The story of Qi Jiguang is sadly familiar to anyone who has studied Chinese history. Show More Summary
This spoken word artist and rapper, Prince Ea, shares a Bible verse with everyone that consists of four powerful words. He lets God use him as a vessel to share a message to heal against depression.
The Oxford English Dictionary credits The Wycliffe Bible, a 14th century Middle English translation of the Bible, with more early citations of English words than the works of Dickens, Ben Jonson, Jane Austen, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys, and John Milton combined. Show More Summary
File this one under: “Huh? I guess.” Some enterprising soul has decided to rewrite passages of the Bible to be about Tombstone Pizza instead of God, Jesus, and whatever other holy stuff is in there. The Book Of Tombstone is a TumblrShow More Summary
Life is precious and God and the Bible!
Comedian Stephen Colbert, who's set to take over as host of the "Late Show" in September, has shared in an interview the question he would ask of Pope Francis, along with his favorite saint, hymn and Bible verse.
That Bible verse about not judging lest you be judged? Or the one about not casting the first stone unless you're free of sin? Or the one that advises you to worry less about the speck in another person's eye than about the plank inShow More Summary
Mr. Hemmings turned an auto parts mail-order catalog into the popular magazine Hemmings Motor News.
This first ran here three years ago under the title “A New Type of Bible Translation” It was produced by B. J. Stockman and appeared as a guest post at another blog that is now dormant. Stockman called the concept “Preaching to Yourself” and it involved taking a chapter of an epistle and re-interpreting it […]
Southern Baptist Convention President, Ronnie Floyd, sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, asking him to "lead forward" in the fight against the Islamic State and "take necessary actions now" to bring an end to the suffering of millions who've been displaced, abused and killed as a result of ISIS' uprising.
Since the Bible also contains verses calling for war and the destruction of the other, then what difference is there with the Koran? None, if not for the attitude of the religious leaders themselves. - If they consider, as is the case...Show More Summary
The Bible promises a cheerful heart to the follower of Jesus Christ. Proverbs 15:15 says that "a merry heart has a continual feast," and Psalm 16:11 tells us that "in [His] presence is fullness of joy; at [His] right hand are pleasures forevermore."
CONGRATULATIONS: Prof. Shmuel Ahituv to be 2015 Israel Prize laureate in Biblical Research Ahituv is a past head of the bible, archeology and ancient near eastern studies department and was the founder of the BGU Press (Lidar Gravé-Lazi, Jerusalem Post ).Prof. Show More Summary