Suddenly faced with the decision to become foster parents, much earlier than they had planned, Justin talks about the emotions he was dealing with.
R.C. Sproul’s chance encounter with with someone who really believed in Jesus, as if He is a living person, changed his approach to bible study.
Why C.S. Lewis believed in purgatory – and why Protestants need to think about it. C.S. Lewis may be best described as a “mere” Christian in search of a “mere” Christianity. In the preface to his appropriately titled book, Mere Christianity, Lewis describes himself as “a very ordinary layman of the Church of England” whose […]
How far does grace take us? Does the grace of God have limits? The struggle of living with grace is that grace asks us the question, “When is it time to no longer be gracious?” There is a very honest struggle happening inside of Christianity (and I use that with a big “C”) today. To […]
In Part 1 of this article, I mentioned how my brother, as a child, would often forget what he was supposed to do in the washroom before he went to bed and would frequently ask our parents, “What am I supposed to be doing?” I suggested that this is a valuable question for the church […]
When my brothers and I were young, my parents had established a nightly routine for us. We would brush our teeth, read a Bible story together, get a drink, use the toilet, and then we would go to bed. Though this routine was as consistent as the rising and the setting of the sun, my […]
My grandfather makes a perfect Santa Claus. He is a jolly, musical fellow who still has a twinkle in his eye. When my mother was a child, every Christmas she wondered why her dad was always coincidentally at church choir practice the exact same time that Santa appeared for a visit. Each time he would […]
One of my favorite stories about the ever-brilliant Catholic journalist G.K. Chesterton is when the Times of London once asked several of Britain’s leading intellectuals what they thought was the problem with the world. In response, Chesterton sent a postcard with two simple words: “I am.” Chesterton’s response is as revealing as it is informative. […]
My husband Jay and I are currently in Europe making a documentary about legalization of prostitution, its connection to human trafficking, and preventative models that reduce sexual exploitation. Last week we were on the subway in Vienna. At every stop they would announce the location, along with other information in German. One brief English announcement […]
Britain’s charity watchdog has put the charitable status of the nation’s churches in question after it ruled that a Plymouth Brethren congregation in Devon in the South West of England did not exist for “public benefit.” The Charity Commission ruled that the Plymouth Brethren Church will not receive charitable status because it does not permit […]