Posts Tagged “jesus”
From Religion and Ethics: Many people are Christians because of the work of C.S. Lewis. With wit and wisdom, Lewis imaginatively exploded the hollow pretensions of the secular. Moreover, he helped many see, for the first time, the world in the light of fact that “it had really happened once.” It is, therefore, not easy
Here’s what my Bible records Peter explaining on the Day of Pentecost: ‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those
From The Atlantic: Nearly five years after the market came crashing down, America’s housing market is beginning to show signs of recovery. Sales of previously-occupied homes have been tracking upward, as have prices. And according to data released today by the by real-estate website Zillow, the share of homeowners who are “underwater” is also starting to slowly improve
This set of ideas is from Joseph Mattera: Mattera thinks the very items many measure success by today are the same items Jesus opposed in Matthew 23. “In this passage Jesus speaks against people loving titles, celebrity status, and desiring prominent places in public events.” Here are his five myths: MYTH #1: The Size of
By Max Fisher: As an American, or maybe just as a moral human being, it’s hard not to feel appalled, even outraged, that Norwegian far-right monster Anders Breivik only received 21 years in prison for his attacks last year, including a bombing in Oslo and a cold-blooded shooting spree, which claimed 77 lives. That’s just under 100
“The victors are slow to claim victory because they too often assume that numbers of church members are what counts most.” Historian David Hollinger on why mainline Protestants don’t take credit for influencing American culture in “antiracist, anti-imperialist, feminist and multicultural directions.” He was quoted by Christian Century. David Hollinger on what the mainline achieved
[WATCH THIS VIDEO ON YOUTUBE.] Coinciding with the Nuns on the Bus cross-country tour, 174 members of Congress co-sponsored a resolution commending the American women religious community for their tremendous impact on our nation. In this video, 75 of those representatives add a personal note to the sisters.
Contact: Deborah Hamilton, Hamilton Strategies, 215-815-7716 PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — While many Americans mark July 4th with barbeques and fireworks, the staff and patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Philadelphia are mindful of the freedoms that our Founding Fathers fought for more than 200 years ago. As a result of their struggles and victory, Americans can still continue to have freedom of choice over a wide variety of options in life, inclu Source: Hamilton Strategies
About 150 Mormons participated in a mass resignation ceremony and signed a “Declaration of Independence from Mormonism” in Utah, the state where the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is based, on Saturday.
Today marks the final installment in our faith and parenting series with a guest post from one of my very favorite bloggers, and people—Kathy Escobar.