Quotes in the news

“For us to have such resources in our hands and not be willing to lend them to the extreme poor of the world is a sin.” --Rick McClatchy.

RIGHT or WRONG? Monitoring e-mail

A friend of mine recently was terminated from his job. In the exit interview, he was accused of misusing company e-mail by the way he identified some of his co-workers and supervisor. Isn’t this an issue of improper surveillance of an employee?

DOWN HOME: Welcome, friends, to graduation

Marv will be humming “Pomp and Circumstance” for weeks after he sits through three family commencement exercises.

Opinion: The Pew torture poll: A lament before Jesus Christ

Everyone seems to be talking about the poll put out last week by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. They found that 62% of white evangelical Protestants believe “the use of torture against suspected terrorists to gain important information” to be often or sometimes justified. Only 16% of this group believes torture is never justified. 

Cartoon: Joshua shares the plan


2nd Opinion: The best day of your entire life

Every day has the potential to be the best day of our lives. It all comes down to how we use the days of our lives.

IN FOCUS: Countdown to Resurrection Sunday

How far along is your church in sharing with all of the people in your community?

Quotes in the News

"American public life is neither wholly secular nor wholly religious, but an ever-fluid mix of the two."

RIGHT or WRONG? Explaining away sin

How do you deal with people who hide their sins behind the Bible?

DOWN HOME: Martha: My sister, my hero

My sister was my hero. The world, and now heaven, are far better places because of Martha’s presence.

Lessons learned—Keys to remember when booking an evangelist

Mike Barrera, pastor of United Baptist Church in Laredo, offers some practical advice for a church choosing an evangelist for their revival meeting.

IN FOCUS: Have you made your Pentecost plans?

On Pentecost Sunday, we should recommit to the commission of the church to make disciples of all the nations.

Quotes in the News

"When you come and tell people not to vote for any Muslims, you’re talking about an entire group. I was born in this country."-- Ali Saleh

RIGHT or WRONG? Caring for the vulnerable

The Epistle of James says true religion is marked by care for widows and orphans. Are these categories still in effect for Christian ministry?

DOWN HOME: Patriotism, brains & the economy

My wife, Joanna, is a great American and a very smart girl. Eventually, that combination is going to cost me.
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