The pendulum often swings when following truth (biblical principles). At one extreme is legalism. Legalists have self-righteous attitudes that rate spirituality by how well a person follows rules. The compromiser, sometimes referred to as a "Las Vegas Christian," is at the other extreme, and compromises God's word by their lifestyle.
Over one hundred United Methodist Church leaders and laymen have called on their denomination to strictly enforce its rules against homosexuality and gay marriage.
Bolivia has officially declared Israel a "terrorist state," while several South American countries have pulled their ambassadors from Israel in protest of the ongoing war with militant Islamist group Hamas in Gaza. Israel's military has announced that it will continue fighting, however, until it destroys the terrorist tunnels it says are used by Hamas to attack soldiers and civilians inside Israel.
Believers are called to be sanctified people who live holy lives. Holiness means being set apart by God for His purposes. This process of sanctification begins when we receive Jesus Christ as our personal Savior, and it continues for the rest of our lives.
The First Congregational Church in Middleborough, Massachusetts has a rich history that has been made even more so by the discovery of letters of application to the church that date back all the way to 1724. The letters are believed to come from some of the first settlers in America because one of the church was founded in 1694.
Over 37,000 people have signed a petition against a planned satanic black mass in Oklahoma City, which has also been protested by the Roman Catholic archbishop of the city.
Pope Francis' first official visit to a Pentecostal church in Italy was praised by some evangelical leaders, who thanked the pope for asking for forgiveness for Roman Catholic persecution of Pentecostals in the past. The Secretary General of the World Evangelical Alliance, Rev. Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, in turn apologized for evangelical discrimination against Catholics.
The so-called "God Gap" between Republicans and Democrats continues to play an important role in partisan differences, according to a new Gallup poll.
Earlier this week, Redeemer Presbyterian Pastor Tim Keller took to Twitter to answer questions about his feelings on Harry Potter, Matthew Vines and why he's not a sports fan.
A California couple was forced to take on their daughter's school loan debt after she suddenly died in 2009, which have intensely strained their finances since their pastoral salaries are not able to cover minimum payments.
Kelsey Grammer is speaking to the man convicted for the 1975 rape and killing of his sister for the first time this week.
Katy Perry is using Kim Kardashian to defend herself against critics who believe some themes in her music videos and performances are culturally insensitive.
Rihanna has decided to share the gospel with the world through her Twitter header image.
Alicia Keys is having her second child with husband and producer Kaseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean.
"Real Housewives of Orange county" star Tamra Judge has reportedly been axed from the show just days after an alarming Facebook rant.
Julissa Bermudez is defending her best friend Adrienne Bailon against the public bashing of her ex-boyfriend's sisters, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian.
The two Americans diagnosed with Ebola after working in Liberia are both fervently praying to God for deliverance, and are reportedly improving. Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol were both infected while working as Christian missionaries, and their faith is helping them through this terrible time.
Robert Pattinson recently brushed off Kristen Stewart's affair with a married man, more than one year after their split.
Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris wanted to start their family soon after getting married, but they never planned on a medical crisis bringing them closer together. Pratt recently opened up about the birth of his premature son Jack and how it restored his faith in God.
Though no one can guarantee them, they happen quite often. Marriages beyond hope by any reasonable standard turn around, become stable, and grow into a wonderful relationship. Though nearly everyone, especially the couple involved, thought it impossible, war evolves into peace and rage turns into romance.