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Even with all the ways the Word is available to us, it seems as though we have lost some of the respect we once had, and familiarity may be the culprit. Now, it's not that familiarity is a bad thing necessarily, but when something—or someone—becomes common or ordinary to us, we begin to take it for granted and it is no longer special.
John MacArthur, influential author, pastor and seminary president, has organized what has already proven to be a controversial conference, as he and several other evangelical Christian ministers will gather in October at his Sun Valley, Calif., church to take a corrective stance against what he describes as "strange fire" practices in the charismatic movement.
Daughters not caught up in Father's Day as an occasion to celebrate, perhaps because of hurt feelings, can try several action steps in an effort to bring more warmth between them and their fathers, says a psychologist and expert on apology.
"The Bachelor" star Sean Lowe and his fiancée Catherine Giudici have once again said they will wait for sex until marriage because they are Christian and "proud of that fact."
Miley Cyrus' mother, Tish Cyrus, retweeted Bible verses after filing for divorce from Billy Ray, and Noah Cyrus, the younger sister of the former Disney star, urged prayers from her supporters.
It's been several years since Barry Adkins has been able to celebrate a Father's Day with his son, Kevin, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2005 just hours after moving out of his father's home. Though Adkins was initially angry with God following his son's death, during a long journey he came to terms with a statement he had heard many times before: "God is in charge."
Christians look at everyone else as if they've got targets painted on their foreheads. Nobody likes being hunted down or treated like someone else's project. Love does not seek to create clones of itself. Selfishness does.
The Colorado wildfire, which is being described as the most destructive in the state's history and likely caused by humans, was 30 percent contained late Friday due to rain shower but after it killed two people and burned down at least 419 homes near Colorado Springs.
Anyone who doubts that the Republican Party can attract black voters need only looks south to Louisiana.
Just in time for Father's Day comes the newest film depiction of the ultimate comic-book hero: Superman. In "Man of Steel," audiences will get a look at the backstory of how a seemingly average middle-class American became the iconic hero.
In the New Testament, we have the account of Jesus saying to Peter, "Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren" (Luke 22:31–32).
The release this week of the movie "This Is the End" coupled with Hollywood's intensifying love affair with apocalyptic-type films gave some pastors in the Staten Island, NY, area a chance to answer a local reporter's question, "Why the fascination?"
Ralph Hall, a 90-year-old Republican congressman from Texas who is a fierce defender of the Defense of Marriage Act, accidentally supported a pro-gay rights event last week before realizing he had entered the wrong door.
Mormon Arizona Senator Jeff Flake's idyllic family man image is currently taking a beating from the unsettling actions of his teenage son Tanner, whose latest strike on a growing list of embarrassing antics comes in the form of a video showing him pretending to commit suicide with a gunshot to his head.
Holly Tucker made it to the top-six slot on NBC's megahit vocal competition "The Voice" before being eliminated on the June 4 episode, and says she has plans to capitalize on her recent fame and vocal training from coach Blake Shelton, and is ready to get her music out to the masses.
The percentage of LGBT Americans who are religiously unaffiliated is over twice the percentage of the general population, according to a recently released study.
Comedian Bill Maher drew the wrath of former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Wednesday after she learned he referred to her special needs son Trig as "retarded."
An online petition that has garnered more than 35,000 signatures says a Christian university should forgive the debt of a former student who was expelled for being gay, though school officials say the university's sexual misconduct and financial policies were made clear in its student handbook.
A spoof of the controversial Cheerios ad that set off a firestorm of reactions about race two weeks ago, just made the debate murkier by replacing the interracial heterosexual couple with an interracial lesbian one, while challenging viewers to find a problem with it.
Christian human rights organization International Justice Mission has helped free 273 forced laborers in the nation of India this week in what is the second-largest anti-slavery operation that IJM has been involved in.