Resources by 2016

Christmas is the most widely observed cultural holiday in the world—and one with the most variety of customs and traditions. Here are five facts about common customs you should know about: 1. Christmas trees – The tradition of bringing an... Continue...

The Christmas season is filled with many traditions: lights, trees, gifts, snow—if you’re lucky—and songs, loads of songs. You could probably come up with five Christmas-themed songs off the top of your head. “Have a Holy Jolly Christmas”, “Jingle Bells”,... Continue...

The holidays are a hectic and fun time. Most of us push through until a normal routine picks back up in the new year. But there are some families we often overlook—those who struggle with the frequent interruptions of the... Continue...

In a competition-driven culture, Christians can be confused about how to take part and still honor Christ. At the ERLC National Conference, Greg Thornbury, the president of King’s College, challenged the church to be innovative like Abel rather than stagnant like Cain.... Continue...

This January, a new president and a new Congress will be sworn in. Both President Trump and the Republican-majority House and Senate have pledged to enact legislation to defend the unborn. This provides us with an opportunity to work with and... Continue...

Watching is a big part of the Christmas season. We watch plays, movies and musicals. We watch parades. We look at light shows. We are awed by the beauty and décor of Christmas. But the good news of Christmas is... Continue...

For years, I skipped over the extended genealogy in Matthew 1. I assumed that it was simply written to establish the Jewish identity and lineage of Jesus as the Son of David, the Son of Abraham. What possible significance could... Continue...

In a quiet House Chamber during a sleepy week on Capitol Hill, a very important piece of bipartisan legislation passed a final Congressional hurdle. The law now sits in queue for President Obama’s signature. The Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act... Continue...