Eugene Peterson is famous for his (very) loose paraphrase of the New Testament, The Message, first published in 1993.
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I was sad to see the announcement but not surprised, as yet another hyper-grace teacher took a giant step towards apostasy.
Love of neighbor never conflicts with love of God if love is rightly understood. So what is biblical love, properly defined?
God help you Christian Democrats when wiccans and astrologers agree with you. God help you when riotous, violent anarchists agree with you.
A coalition of advocacy groups will march in Annapolis on Sunday to call on Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides to support a state of emergency declaration on race relations in the county.
Dear Katy, I’m truly sorry you’ve been experiencing so much internal pain, and I agree with you that the thing that has sustained you has been the grace of God.
Jesus is almost always pictured with long hair. I do not believe I have ever seen him pictured with any other than long flowing locks.
Benjamin Franklin, in his wisdom, commended the study of the Bible in every house as a “principle support of virtue, morality, and civil liberty.”
God, science, and the Bible agree: there are just two genders: male and female. We’re told quite explicitly in Gen. 1:27: “male and female he created them.”
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). Science teaches that time, space, and matter must occur simultaneously – Genesis confirms it.
The porn star responded: “People are very judgmental. They try to make you conform in a way they think an evangelical should be because society says so.”
It’s one thing when a humanist attacks the Bible. That’s expected. It’s another thing when a humanist attacks a Christian denomination for using the Bible as a moral guide.
A Northern Arizona University student was forced by his professor and the school’s history department chair to stop reading his Bible before class.
Jesus Christ Himself mentions Hell sixteen times. I counted. He describes it as a place where the fire is not quenched and the worm never dies–rather like a kind of spiritual landfill.
Katy Perry, the former Christian artist, the pastor’s daughter from a fundamentalist Christian home now endorses same-sex marriage and is a zealous advocate for LGBTQ Equality.
The Christian life is meant to be based on faith, not on feelings. Thus we are to use our minds to read and study God’s Word and use our wills to obey it.
Standard history books report that the American founders in the last third of the 18th century drew on diverse intellectual sources, most prominently British constitutionalism, classical and civic republicanism, and Enlightenment liberalism.
The Bible describes the intoxicating power of passion associated with lust and adultery. Misdirected passion deceives, misleads, and influences.
Calvary is God’s ultimate answer to the problem of evil and suffering. That may not please many, but that is what biblical Christianity has to offer.
A whopping 76% of young Americans believe that living together before marriage is fine. Sixty-five percent of “altar bound” singles – many of whom identify as “Christians” – live together before marriage.
The most egregious example of cultural appropriation, perhaps in history, is the theft of God’s rainbow by the LGBTQ crowd.
This was really a strike with the aim of imposing Marxism on America. I wonder how many women who participated knew that this was what they were supporting?
Many claim that sanctuary cities are inspired by the ancient “cities of refuge” which are found in the Bible.
They have the money, the power and ultimately our number. Their criminality remains off the record. They have total access and set the narrative.
For almost 80 years, Mercer County has giving students the option of taking a class called “Bible in the Schools.” But despite the tradition dating back to 1939, a single person is threatening to end a curriculum that’s lasted generations in the district.
When I was a boy, popular culture often depicted women as trivial creatures who couldn’t do much of anything. Yet women are not trivialized in the Bible.
To the core of my being, I am a revolutionary. I eat, drink, breathe, and sleep revolution.
It is one thing to underemphasize a biblical theme. It’s another thing to remove a theme from the Bible and replace it with something else.
But have we not lost the fear of God in our day? Some evangelicals act as if “Jesus is my buddy. I can put Him in my back pocket and pull Him out to feel good whenever I want to.”