By: Kathryn Freeman We live in a culture that degrades and devalues women. If we are to follow Christ's example, we should lead the charge against destructive messages about the value and worth of women.
By: Martin Brooks Why are these "foreigners" moving here? It's a sentiment shared by many, even Christians, as immigrants settle into their cities. But God determines where people move and live and does so with purpose.
By: Michael Helms Your family roots have a deep influence on you. On your life's journey, you must recognize the parts of your family system that still exist around you and within you - and ask yourself what needs to change.
By: Barry Howard Memorial Day is not just another "day off" but a day to remember those who have lost their lives in the military service of our country. Rather than a time to celebrate, the day offers us a chance to reflect.
By: Colin Harris An alliance of religious influence and political power around the unholy trinity of power, prestige and privilege that appealed to the victims it was exploiting. That was life in Jeremiah's time. Sound familiar?
By: Philip Jenkins As an integral part of Western rhetoric, crusades indicated a noble or righteous struggle inspired by higher motives. The word is now actively toxic, suggesting religious fanaticism and Islamophobia.
By: Colin Sedgwick Is there a specifically Christian view of laughter? The Bible has very little to say about it, but some leaders from Christian history have some intriguing observations. So lighten up and enjoy.
By: Martin Marty (The Martin Marty Center: Sightings) Even as media outlets scale back their coverage of religion news, we need astute professionals who can provide fresh appraisal of religious topics in a conscientious and informed manner.
By: Thomas Kidd Culture is extraordinarily complex and not susceptible to quick change, especially through politics. While evangelicals can participate in politics, we must remember that politics simply reflects culture.
By: Trevor Barton Often, you can listen to people when they don't speak a single word. Listening to people's faces is hard work and must be developed slowly over time, but they have so much to tell us.
By: Roger Olson Christian thinkers support a variety of economic theories as 'middle axioms' for implementing Kingdom ethics within the world that is not yet the Kingdom of God. Here are four major options.
By: Guy Sayles Anger is a hazardous material, to be handled with extreme caution. If we manage anger carefully and wisely, we can use it for good. When we're good stewards of our anger, it doesn't have to be destructive.
By: Bob Newell As it wrestles with its own economic crisis, Greece must now feed and house many desperate refugees seeking safety and a better chance at life. And the daily grind of life wears almost everyone down.
By: Simon Jones God often works where he's not invited or welcomed - except by those who have no other prayer but that he'll come to their aid in their distress. Just ask those, many of them Christians, in the refugee camp in France.