Resources from 2013

Why Christian parents should not want good, happy, safe kids by David E. Prince It is not uncommon for Christian parents to begin with good intentions then subtly fall into serving the dream of what they want for their children’s lives rather than what God would want. Rather than loving God by loving their children,

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Here's my end-of-the-year roundup of the best books I read this year. They are not all 2013 books (though most of them are), but they're all books I found especially meaningful this year. They are in no particular order (other than the random pile sitting in front of me). 1. The Reason Why I Jump:

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Washington, D.C., Dec. 20, 2013Today, a U.S. District Court Judge in Oklahoma, Timothy DeGiusti, issued a preliminary injunction against the federal governments HHS mandate after GuideStone, the financial services arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, entered into suit seeking relief against the law. Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of

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OKLAHOMA CITY (BP) — Federal District Judge Timothy DeGiusti issued a preliminary injunction Dec. 20 against the federal government's mandate that requires employers, including many religiously affiliated ones, to provide abortion-causing drugs and devices. Although churches and closely related ministries are exempt from the mandate, many Christian universities, children's homes and other ministries were not

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Unless you have been living under a rock, you have no doubt heard by now about the Duck Dynasty dust-up. Yesterday, GQ magazine released an interview with one of the stars of the show, Phil Robertson, the “Duck Commander.” The interview was wide-ranging, but the bottom line is that Robertson revealed in no uncertain terms his

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Yes, here is one more blog post opining on the Duck Dynasty kerfuffle. Like the man I work for, Dr. Russell Moore, I’m not a fan of reality TV. And as a child of suburban Chicago, I don’t really fit the Duck Dynasty demographic, though its widespread appeal clearly shows that the show resonates with

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In an interview on the science in science fiction, novelist William Gibson noted, “[T]he future is already here. It's just not evenly distributed yet.” What Gibson meant was that the innovations in science fiction could already be found—at least in embryonic form—in our current ideas or technology. Much the same could be said about future

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"Good broth will resurrect the dead” – South American proverb The women in my community know me as a Bible study teacher, but what they may not know is that I am also the Queen of Soup. I earned my title as growing grocery bills for my family of six pushed me to probe the limits

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