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November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver Month.  As the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s diseases continues to surge, our systems of care have struggled to meet the need.  After the initial diagnosis, care often... Continue...

Many of us are, frankly, obsessed with the health of our bodies—except when it comes to our brains. Most people don’t think much about the most complex organs in our bodies until we are forced to consider our mental health,... Continue...

How would you define “pornography?” Why do people choose to access pornography?   What affect do you think pornography has on you personally? On your church? On your country? These were the kinds of questions that drove Josh McDowell to partner... 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...

In the preface to his book titled The Upper Room, J.C. Ryle writes these words about the compilation of articles that will follow: “All of them, I venture humbly to think, will be found to contain some useful truths for... Continue...

Today, we released our legislative agenda for 2014. The agenda is organized principally along three major topics—Sanctity of Human Life, Religious Freedom and Marriage and Family. The most important legislative issues we need to engage this year are related to these... Continue...

Pope Francis became the first pontiff in history to give an address the United States Congress. In his 30 minutes speech, which he delivered in English, the pope touched on wide range of issues, from the family to the environment... Continue...

"Freedom of conscience, unlimited freedom of mind,” said the American historian George Bancroft, “was from the first the trophy of the Baptists." Since the 1600s Baptists have been the forefront of defending religious freedom, not only for themselves and other... Continue...

In June of 1996, I walked down the aisle, with 13 others, at Quentin Road Christian School in Lake Zurich, Illinois, and received my high school diploma. I distinctly remember the mixture of anticipation and hope I felt that day.... Continue...

The Christian culture that has underpinned Western society for centuries has been eroded. We're now at the point where to disagree with people on issues such as marriage and sexuality is seen as hateful. Christians are no longer seen as... Continue...