Meet The Filmmaker Exposing Planned Parenthood
How a 26-year-old founded the undercover operation to take down the abortion giant
“The videos, which claim Planned Parenthood profits from selling fetal tissue, caused public outrage and launched nationwide rallies. As many as seven states, including Texas, have planned hearings or investigations into Planned Parenthood.” For years, a group of pro-life activists and politicians have waged a fierce political and brand war with the Planned Parenthood... Continue Reading
Nothing In, Nothing Out
We brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
When you are thinking of the judgment: We check everything at the grave. When the multi-billionaire John D. Rockefeller died, his assistant was asked, “How much did he leave?” “Everything,” he replied. Why not print this verse and stick it on everything you have or want: “We brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing... Continue Reading
Keeping Gossip Out of Prayer Requests
How do we keep gossip out of our prayer ministries?
Anyone can be tempted to gossip. But we can avoid it if we slow down and evaluate whether we are the right person, with the right motivation, talking to the right audience with the right information. A good prayer request comes from the good stored up in a good heart, and one day, we’ll all... Continue Reading
Where Did All The Preachers Go, And What Did You Do To Them?
The relationship between the minister and his congregation can be quite thrilling; at other times the relationship can be quite chilling.
Bottom line, do you want the sort of minister that gives you what you need, or the charlatan who gives you what you want? And what will be your response to the faithful man of God who week-in and week-out unflinchingly proclaims God’s Word in your hearing? Will you judge him for being too long? Will you condemn... Continue Reading
One Simple Way To Encourage Your Pastor
A little bit of encouragement will go a lot farther than you think.
Don’t worry about his head getting too big. The Lord knows how to keep his pastors humble so you can worry about keeping your pastor going. Who knows what season of doubt your minister may be enduring? Who knows what discouragement constantly plagues him? Who knows how close he may be to leaving the ministry... Continue Reading
Why I Am (Still) An Evangelical
In the end, all other explanations regarding the troubles of this world seemed insufficient
“Although I certainly simplified the matter, the truth was that as I read more, learned more, and thought more, the evangelical understanding of the biblical narrative of creation–fall–judgment–redemption impressed itself upon me, continuing to recount the story of my own life while making sense of the world in a way that nothing else that I... Continue Reading
Mr. Walker Goes to Washington
Mark Walker, a freshman congressman from North Carolina, is no stranger to the church
A friend of Walker and Lawndale Baptist Church’s senior pastor, Joe Giaritelli, said he never doubted Walker would make it to Washington. “I didn’t care what the polls were saying,” Giaritelli told RealClearReligion. “I just knew in my heart that he was going to win that, that God was going to open up doors.” ... Continue Reading
Wheaton College Refuses to Bow to Caesar’s Demands
Wheaton College on Friday will stop providing any health insurance for students.
It is indeed regrettable that some students will be without health insurance coverage. And some students and alumni are already blaming the school. But the loss of the health insurance is the fault of the Obama administration, not the administration at Wheaton. The college has repeatedly asked for a compromise that would not require them... Continue Reading
Liberating Christians from Their Cultural Captivity
Like ambassadors, evangelicals must learn the language and worldview of the people they are trying to reach.
At the same time, evangelicals must prepare to minister to the wounded, the refugees of the sexual revolution whose relationships have been wrecked by false promises of freedom and autonomy. When people are persuaded that they are free to “come and go” as they please, relationships will grow fragile and fragmented. Those around us will... Continue Reading
Christians Shouldn’t Be Culture’s Morality Police
We aren't called to demand that secular culture reflect biblical principles.
If more Christians were eating meals with non-believers, or with believers they didn’t always agree with, the Internet might look nothing like it does. We often replace face-to-face conversations with insensitive, irresponsible use of social media. The toughest discussions are the ones that require slowing down, pulling up a chair and pouring a drink together,... Continue Reading