When going to a tavern or night club and looking upon the muscle hired to keep order, few would imagine that one of them may one day become a globally influential spiritual leader.
Florida families hoping to catch Disney's latest movie "Frozen" were recently horrified when the theater showed several minutes of a sexually explicit scene.
Antoinette Tuff has been showered with praise from everyone from the U.S. president to her Georgia congressman for her compassion and bravery in helping to prevent a 20-year-old gunman from harming elementary school students, their teachers and himself in a riveting confrontation partly captured on tape. Now, the Christian mother is sharing her story of hope and resilience, and her conviction that God had prepared her for a "moment of divine purpose."
Former National Basketball Association star Magic Johnson recently told Anderson Cooper that he is Christian but that he also supports his openly gay son.
Fast food workers are planning a strike to force employers to pay them $15 per hour. This Thursday, in over 100 cities across the nation, Big Labor is coordinating with "grassroots" activists to pressure these employers to pay a "living wage." From all the press, you'd think the push toward higher wages was something noble. But, this is Big Labor. And no one will bully, threaten or intimidate to steal your hard earned money more than Big Labor.
College football fans across the country are still buzzing over the shocking outcome of last weekend's Alabama-Auburn game football game. As a graduate of Florida State University, I couldn't be more proud of Auburn. What a game! War Eagle!
It has emerged that Paul Walker's daughter, Meadow Walker, 15, encouraged the Hollywood actor to continue acting after turning 40. The "Fast and the Furious" actor was contemplating to pull back from his career to reassess his life and even "go in a completely different direction," but his daughter inspired him to carry on. Walker was set to appear in six new movies from 2013 to 2014.
As we sat down and enjoyed our traditional Thanksgiving meals, many of us remembered the Pilgrims' quest for religious liberty. We considered how they came to this new country at great sacrifice, seeking the freedom to practice their religion.
Pastor Rick Warren and members of Saddleback Church have undergone life-changing weight-loss experiences after collectively realizing three years ago that many of them needed to shed their extra weight. About half of the megachurch loyally participated in the challenge, resulting in a collective weight loss of more than 250,000 pounds after the first year. Now, Warren aims to go beyond his own congregation and spread the word about living healthy with his new book, 'The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life.'
The pressure is on. At times it seems that the problems in our lives are multiplying, and there can be enormous temptation to choose ungodly solutions. If we are to make good decisions, we need divine power and wisdom. The way to obtain that, according to James 1:5, is to ask God, who longs to bestow it on all who have yielded to His plan.
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As a professor of Chicana/o Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles, Robert Chao Romero has seen his share of students fall in love with social justice—and fall out of touch with their Christian faith.
A Christian missions organization believes that a seven-year-old Indian Christian boy who was drowned and tortured earlier this month was killed because of his religion.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have already been established as major shopping days in American culture, but an annual event focused on charity is growing in popularity around the world.
Just the mention of "self-confidence" can stir an assortment of emotions. It sounds so essential to well-being, doesn't it? Who wouldn't want more self-confidence in his or her life? Actually, quite a few people. Let me explain.
Seattle-based Mars Hill Church, led by Pastor Mark Driscoll, announced Monday that it will host both certificate and degree programs in Bible and Theology studies at the undergraduate and graduate level at the church's Bellevue location. Classes are scheduled to begin in the Fall of next year.
Westboro Baptist Church announced on Twitter that it plans to picket at the late actor Paul Walker's funeral because he promoted a "fast & furious" lifestyle.