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Baseball means dealing with failure. "There is more Met than Yankee in all of us," as Roger Angell has poignantly wrote in The Summer Game. Every person who has ever played the game of baseball has been a consistent failure.... Continue...

  Today Kirsten Powers and Jonathan Merritt wrote an article for the Daily Beast accusing conservative Christians of hypocrisy and unchristian behavior for suggesting that some persons’ consciences won’t allow them to use their creative gifts to help celebrate same-sex... Continue...

I, ­­­___________________, hereby resolve, by the power of the Holy Spirit working within me, to seek to Act like a man in watchfulness and strength, fulfilling my duties to my God, to my church, to my family, to my employer, to... Continue...

A new year signals a new beginning. With the simple turn of the calendar from one year to the next, millions of Americans resolve to turn over a new leaf, to make a fresh start. And that often entails New... Continue...

In Belgium, a country with a majority of Catholic citizens, the parliament is set to pass a low allowing for euthanasia for minors. Here is what you should know about that legislation and other facts about the practice of euthanasia... Continue...

What if every member of your church tithed? How much more ministry could your church accomplish? For most churches, the circumstance of universal tithing is a pastor’s dream, but it is beyond the power of a pastor to accomplish it... Continue...

Don Henley of Eagles fame once sang, “I had a good life, before you came.” I began pastoring the little church on the corner. Even though I was single, I didn't feel like I was waiting for my life to start, I was locked... Continue...

What constitutes true marriage? Does marriage really have to be between a man and a woman? Or is love between any two adult partners all that is needed? Does marriage have to last a lifetime? Can we trust the church... Continue...

On a hot summer day in 2012, Naghmeh Abedini drove her husband Saeed to the airport in Idaho. They shared a casual goodbye, assuming they’d see one another in two or three weeks. Instead he found himself imprisoned in an... Continue...

The first question of the 350 year-old Westminster Shorter Catechism asks: “What is the chief end of man?” The answer: “Man’s chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever.” And many of you may be saying, “Yes,... Continue...