No Ishmaels Please

I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe. Just like Abraham of old, we often try to bring about results through our own efforts. For those of... Read More

The Greatest Love and Self-image

The Greek language had three words for "Love" First there was "eros," from which we get "erotic.. This was, of course a purely selfish love. Then there was "Phileo" (Philadelphia), or "brotherly love" This is the love of one family member for another. But the Bible added a new one--"agape"... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

Thumbing through Isaiah recently I was startled to find this: after a passage (in Isaiah 19) in which the prophet describes horrors that caused the hearts of the Egyptians to "melt within them," he predicts that "the people will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single homicide seldom grabs national attention unless the perpetrator or the victim is already a celebrity. Even a double murder is not national news. It takes multiple murders to make the headlines, CNN, and the network evening news.The Oklahoma bombing of... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize." --... Read More

About The Spiritual World of Madonna

Pop singer Madonna came this week to Tel Aviv to take part in a congress of Kabbala studies. According to press releases, she is going to stay in Israel until Sunday night and will have on the last day of her visit, the opportunity to visit the graves of Jewish... Read More

Popping the Balloon of Belief

I'm really excited. I just got a bigger soapbox, and I wanted to invite the rest of you to get up here on it with me.You may remember I was recently talking about how beliefs are at the core of our conflicts, yet those beliefs are built upon less-than-complete information.... Read More

Here?s Help for the ?I Can?t Say ?No? Blues?

I hear it all the time. Cries from Christian women who want desperately to serve the Lord, but who feel overwhelmed. "I almost dread going to PTO meetings or church services anymore because I just know somebody else is going to ask me to help with something," they say. "Don't... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed have made is that they are a shining light in their work place. Whether or not you can speak openly about your faith at work, your co-workers are watching. Are they seeing Jesus in you? Do they see you handle... Read More

In The News:


Religion and politics
The Economist
Almost three-quarters think the influence of religion on American life is waning, according to the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank (see chart). More than half of this group see this as a bad thing—including 30% of those who have no religious ...

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Religion News Service

Moneyball for religion? Why your church should rethink its numbers
Religion News Service
Can there be a moneyball for religion? Congregations are often judged by their size, but what does this hide about the way we do religion? Is there, like in baseball, a hidden way of doing things that should be measured? I asked Ed Stetzer about this.


Deseret News

What scary stories have in common with religion
Deseret News
Michaelbrent Collings' introduction to the horror genre didn't start with an obsession with the occult or a fascination with gore. It started with a bully. "The only thing I could do when a bully hammered me was to kill him off in a story," Collings ...

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Fear of the fire pit: Religion is more about compassion than suffering: reader ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Some people base their religious beliefs on fear. Others, like us, believe that God is filled with love. You know I have loved you since the day you were born. And even when I am angry with you, I still love you. Do you think I would ever let anybody ...


The Week Magazine

The one thing the New Atheists get right about religion
The Week Magazine
In the more than two weeks since the segment aired, Harris has continued his side of the argument on his website; Kristof has penned a Times column developing his own position; and religious studies scholar Reza Aslan has made countless appearances ...
Atheists Fail to Understand Both God and ManGuardian Liberty Voice

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The National

Wishful thinking: Karen Armstrong continues her quest to absolve religion from ...
The National
The religious historian Karen Armstrong has set herself a complex and fraught task with her new book, Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence [Amazon.com; Amazon.co.uk]. Surveying the whole of recorded human history, the former Roman ...


How Does Religion Influence Family Formation Decisions?
Family Studies
The majority of the world's population, however, still identifies with a religious group and 80 percent of young adults hold marriage to be an important part of their life plans, even as practices such as cohabitation have become normative. This ...


Christian Post

What Does Grandpa's Religion Teach Us? How to Talk About God and Jesus
Christian Post
According to a 2008 Pew Research study, Baptists have experienced the greatest net loss of childhood members within the Protestant tradition with a childhood and current religion net change of -3.7. The Catholic Church is the only other Christian ...


KING5.com

Student allowed to bring religious knife to class
KING5.com
Like all religions, the Sikh faith is steeped in tradition. One of the most revered is the carrying of a Kirpan, a sword or dagger, at all times. "People will even wear it in the shower. It's kind of hard for others to understand," said Jaswinder Singh ...
Washington School District Accommodates Student Religious DaggerBJC Blog from the Capital (blog)

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RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Moscow Mufti: IS 'Has Nothing To Do With Religion,' Warns Of Migrants ...
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
The mufti of Moscow and the chief imam of Moscow's Cathedral Mosque has dubbed the Islamic State (IS) militant group a “political organization that has nothing to do with religion.” In an interview with RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service, Radio Azattyk, Mufti ...

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Abraham and the Leather Scroll

The Dead Sea Scrolls continue to be found and there... Read More

Do You Have a Name For Me?

MAN: Good afternoon Professor Knowledge. Let me cut to the... Read More

God Will Forgive Your Sins

This was an article I did for a friend of... Read More

Homo-sexuality and Christianity

Romans 1:16-1:32. Can there be a compromise between the two:... Read More

Moslem America Conclusion

Isaiah 55:7-55:9Moslem America conclusion Let the wicked forsake his way,... Read More

Pagan Philosophy, Unbelief, and Irrationalism

Biblically speaking, holding philosophical beliefs that contain internally self-refuting contradictions... Read More

The Power of Thankfulness and Vice Versa

We are soon to celebrate once again the National Holiday... Read More

Jesus Our King: Priest Forever After The Order Of Melchizedek

Much confusion surrounds the person of one "Melchizedek" found in... Read More

3 Clues To Know Where You Fit In Ministry Part 2

Clue Number 2: You Have Spiritual GiftsIn part 1 you... Read More

The Green Cross

"We desperately need to recognize that we are the guests... Read More

The Goodness of His Strength

The dictionary explains strength as being endurance, force, bravery, spirit... Read More

The 1000 Year Millennium Kingdom

After the last bowl judgment is thrown by God the... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single... Read More

Building a Church and Church Building Designs

Building a church is a large project that is more... Read More

Harry Potter To Christians: Its Not Good To Hear Voices

That is the popular and, thank God (if you'll pardon... Read More

Preachers In America Will Cause Americas Demise

American Preachers Are At The Forefront Of The Travesties Committed... Read More

Does God Promise Long Life?

Over the last 10 years or so I have met... Read More

Balancing the Apple Cart

About forty women squatted in small clusters on the floor... Read More

Understanding How To Pray - Part 1 of 2

Being in the Ministry for a few years now, I've... Read More

Real Nobility And Gods Love

Real nobility feeds on its own intrinsic value, as a... Read More

Living Without Blueprints

Some people look at the biblical book of Revelation as... Read More

Top Ten Religion Quotations

Review your religious beliefs with these revealing quotations all about... Read More

Do You Know What It Takes To Crucify The Flesh?

The flesh is the part of us that resists our... Read More

Mystery, not Myth: Jesus Christ is real!

In the children's section of any bookstore, books on the... Read More

The 7 Trumpet Judgments

This article will deal with the next set of judgments... Read More