In our modern world, with widespread political and religious liberty, it’s often assumed that conversion to a religion is fundamentally a personal and spiritual event. Throughout history, however, one of the most significant factors in religious success or failure has been the conversion of rulers. Convert a king, convert a kingdom.
Prominent evangelical leader Russell Moore doesn't want to be an evangelical anymore.
John Cortines and Greg Baumer couldn't help but laugh as they held their $100 bills in the air.
Have you ever had those slumps of unhappiness? Slumps of time where all you see around you are happy people and you are sitting there thinking why I can’t have their life. They seem so happy.
And there she was—at happily ever after. Her prince had come, her kingdom had been saved and everything was just as it should be. We have seen it in movies over and over again. Life was feeling like it was falling apart, but then it was saved. The ending comes and all is right in the kingdom.
Have you ever had that gnawing feeling that something just isn’t right, but you just couldn’t pinpoint it? That normally is an internal indicator that you are not headed in a direction you will be happy with long-term.
I have a great dog named Sophie. I have had Sophie now for about 16 years.
Advocates for religious freedom agree that the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia forever changed America's approach to protecting the rights of faith groups.
Donald Trump has already exceeded expectations this election season, winning over a group that most commentators thought would categorically reject him: evangelical Christians.
I am excited about history.
A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend the afternoon with an elderly couple that's been married for more years than I've been alive. Their rich love and sweet respect for each other is palpable. It fills their home like the smell of fresh chocolate chip cookies that never cool.
Religion is losing its status among school subjects in England, as it becomes less of a priority in English people's lives.
"I don't want to brag about myself" is a refrain we hear often, especially from those of a certain generation. Taught to be polite, self-sacrificing and not to toot one's own horn, these good folks have trouble with the very idea of preserving their life experiences, even when their children or grandchildren are clamoring for stories.
Experts on religion and relationships say praying with or for your partner is one way to minimize romantic tensions.
The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia leaves the fate of many active cases uncertain, including one pitting religious nonprofits against the government's contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
Everyone will someday walk through their own personal hell. When everything in life conspires against you, please remember:
If you worship God, do your friends and family members know that you do? Do they see you worship or hear about your experiences while ...
Author Edith Wharton said, "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
Life is filled with peaks and valleys.
A new blog post from Presbyterian pastor Traci Smith challenges people's assumptions about how faith leaders spend their days.
Holocaust Remembrance Day honors the 6 million Jewish lives lost during World War II. It's also a time communities reflect on the ongoing atrocities ...
Growing up, Becky Thompson of Oklahoma had three things on her future to-do list: marry a pastor, become a mom and be a fellowshipper to ...
In the springtime, it is normal to expect storms. Some can be severe. There is also a season for hurricanes.