In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Mark Ongley explains that the starting point for sexuality in God's design is a healthy relationship.
Helping our churches make this transition from Christendom to post-Christendom may be one of the most important pastoral challenges we have faced in decades.
Is pornography really a victimless sin? David Hull shares the truth about pornography's effects and our call, as Christians, to reject it.
In a world of vast economic change, can the gospel inform our vision and practice of work and the economy? Using the Wesleyan movement as an example, Dr. Greg Forster of Acton University discusses how the gospel can lead to positive impact on the economy and on community's lives.
Perfectionism. It pervades all aspects of our culture. But, the church is an oasis for grace to reign when we aren't perfect...or is it? David Hull discusses the insidious nature of perfectionism and the ways it has invaded the church.
Violence done in the name of religious and political ideology by people who do not represent their governments has become a pressing issue, while people victimized by terrorism—both strong and vulnerable—struggle to answer with a successful response. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. James Thobaben works through Just War theory.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. So will you. John Grisham’s novel Gray Mountain has everything and almost begs to be made into a movie. Plot...
The Jerusalem Council in Acts 15 has gotten a lot of attention of late. Those who want to change The United Methodist Church’s position on same-sex practices cite it frequently. Did James and the other apostles decide that portions of the Mosaic law no longer applied to them? In what ways is our current debate similar to and different from the Jerusalem Council?
How should Christians respond to the unethical killing of Cecil the lion, especially in the midst of the evil controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood? In today's piece, John Murdock challenges us to think how we can most effectively win over animal activists to a fuller pro-life position.
Do we want our children growing up learning about sex from culture, or from the church? In today's article, Kensi Duszynski makes a compelling case for playing an active role in the sexual education of children and teenagers in the church, and promises to follow up with 7 positive messages about sex that kids need to hear.