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Pro-life advocates in Illinois are urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would allow the use of public money to fund abortions. Illinois House Bill 40, currently awaiting a vote by the state’s House of Representatives, would strike from state law... Continue...

An unfortunate reality of the modern perception of Christians is that we are often identified with what we oppose rather than what we support. This view exists on the individual and societal levels, permeating both our interpersonal and organizational communication.... Continue...

As an associate and senior pastor, I have been blessed to serve two churches that developed ministries to the homeless and other needy in their communities. In both cases, these ministries began as God worked in the hearts of lay... Continue...

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled against a Christian florist who refused to serve a same-sex wedding because of "her relationship with Jesus Christ." In their unanimous decision the state court claims that, “discrimination based on same-sex marriage constitutes discrimination... Continue...

I have a good marriage. We are loving toward one another, share openly about struggles, pray together, communicate, honor and generally respect one another. We are best friends—he is my dearest, greatest friend. Our marriage is good, but it’s far... Continue...

While St. Valentine's Day has been celebrated on February 14 since the fifth century, it was only in the 14th century that it became associated with love. The English poet Geoffrey Chaucer is said to have linked St. Valentine's Day... Continue...

As working professionals in our late 20s, we had pretty much put our individual hopes for marriage on the backburner. It wasn’t that we had given up the thought of being married but that it seemed to be a remote... Continue...

In a 2009 Newsweek article, author Jessica Bennett asked whether or not polyamory was the next sexual revolution. By 2017, it is clear the answer is yes. Books such as More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory (2014),... Continue...

I grew up in one of those families that hands a child a musical instrument shortly after they learn to walk. I spent a few tortured years falling asleep in violin lessons, followed by a few more spent crying in... Continue...

Editor’s Note: This is part two in a three-part series. You can read the first post here. Two-thousand-seventeen will be a year of incredible new books. Maybe you made a New Year’s resolution to read more or received a gift card... Continue...