In the Christian denomination's religious practice, called 'disfellowshipping,' family members ignore their own kin. The sanction is meant to return lapsed faithful to the fold but can be a fatal blow for those whose mental health is fragile.
Christianity is a great faith that has been integral to America’s success and so perhaps those of us that are Christians should spend a bit more time tackling the misperceptions
…It is my argument that often – far too often – conservative Christians become identified with issues that, while important, do not make or break our faith. This creates extremely volatile situations (from a human perspective) as believers’ faith ends up having a foundation which consists of one of these non-foundational issues. When and if […]
Joy Behar, a co-host of ABC's "The View," has apologized to Vice President Mike Pence for mocking his Christian faith and suggesting his religious views made him mentally ill. The "miscommunication," as Behar's manager put it, dates back to last month, when Behar and her co-hosts were discussing...
Last month, "The View" co-host claimed Pence had a "mental illness" if he could hear Jesus' voice.
An excerpt from 'Still Evangelical?' Editor’s note: This excerpt is taken from Karen Swallow Prior’s chapter, “Why I Am an Evangelical.” I came to Christian faith at a very young age and never wavered in my faith or in my trust in Jesus as my Savior. Show More Summary
The musician discusses growing up gay and Christian and writing out his truth.
Here: POPE FRANCIS HAS EARNED a reputation as a man of the people, making [it] his mission to advocate for the poor, the downtrodden and the persecuted, particularly those of Christian faith. The Vatican's reported deal with China, to effectively...
One particular consequence of this misprision is an analytic failure in Christian anthropological reflection whereby “alteatively of criticizing ourselves, we use our information in negative faith, tuing it towards other people” (158). Hence, the corrective illustration of Jesus Christ notwithstanding, we perpetuate the cycle of mimetic contagion. Show More Summary
Through all of the cultural ups and downs, country music has always been a place conservatives felt welcome. While so many other celebrities started picking up activist causes and shaming fans who held Christian beliefs, American could always count on Nashville to stay true to their values (or at least tolerate them). Not anymore. Yesterday, […]
[Photo by Samantha Sophia at Unsplash] Books to consider: Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis Listening to Your Life by Frederick Buechner Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis The Ten Commandments...Show More Summary
It looks like ABC isn’t going to apologize for “The View” co-host Joy Behar’s on-air mocking of Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith. Many Christian viewers were offended by Behar’s remarks, and the TV network early on received 25,363 phone calls after the liberal comedian and commentator equated Pence’s faith with “mental illness,” Fox News […]
The Christian Post reports: President Donald Trump’s spiritual adviser and televangelist Paula White is set to join gospel singer Vicki Yohe and controversial Pastor David E. Taylor of Joshua Media Ministries International at a cancer-busting miracle crusade this summer that organizers promise will be “huge.” “We’re expecting thousands. Show More Summary
The author of a controversial new book which claims Donald Trump’s newfound Christian beliefs are sincere stopped by MSNBC to talk about Trump’s religion. David Brody’s just-published The Faith of Donald J. Trump: A Spiritual Biography, from Harper Collins, claims that the...
ACROSS most of Europe, a majority of people declare some loose attachment to Christianity, while a much smaller percentage actively follow that faith. As a result, churches and their adherents have some influence over European affai...
People of faith are demanding an apology for 'anti-Christian remarks.'
Billy Graham has died at the age of 99, according to CNN. Graham became well known for his powerful tent revival sermons that brought a message of faith to Christians. William Franklin Graham, Jr. had dreams of becoming a baseball player...Show More Summary
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society. A s Frederick Douglass looked out on the boisterous crowd that had gathered to celebrate America’s independence, he thought of Psalm 137. By the riversShow More Summary
Godless Joy Behar insisted she was a Christian on Thursday’s show after she attacked Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith as a “mental illness.” Behar faced mounting criticism after she lashed out at devout Christian Mike Pence. Show More Summary