Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Within an inch of victory, a very popular newspaper (a giant) makes me bite the dust, refusing the interview that it dangled in front of me.
The choice of companion to get married to depends on your own relationship with God.
By focusing on our aspirations, resentments and grievances, the world-as-spa message exhorts us to be self-centered, begrudge the needs of others, focus on our personal freedom.
Why Scripture refuses to separate the theological from the historical.
God has taught us to pay all that we owe, and to give honour to those who deserve it.
In Jesus God became human, thus bringing himself into proximity with the nature that he had created. Animals were the silent witnesses of this unique and mysterious event.
To become a force for life and healing, we have some striving and some growing to do.
A closer look at what the German Reformer thought about the Word.
More than 200,000 spectators watched the final of the 1950 Football World Cup. Against all the odds Uruguay beat Brazil at home at the Maracaná stadium.
Donald Trump is the President of the most powerful country in the world; and no doubt before entering into office he thought that all he had to do was give the orders and they would be carried out.
The resurrection of Jesus is not only a victory over biological death, but a victory over global Death and over the prince of darkness.
Biographers of Marc Chagall mention the “gift for happiness,” the “sacred simplicity” which characterized his art, and which was articulated in large part by his ingenious, vibrant use of color.
How philosophy and science point to a personal Creator.
There’s a Heavenly kind of logic, right there: If you believe, you’ll see (not the other way round).
God looks for people willing to put themselves in his hands, and go anywhere without any conditions, at whatever the cost.
When the molting period is over, the eagle's youth is renewed and it looks like a different bird altogether.
What is my picture of death? What awaits me? Will beauty engulf me, or will I dance on its bosom? Will I finish by myself, or will eternity ravish me with overflowing life.
You and I are not the centre of the world.
The best way of resting is to have a personal and private conversation with God.
Compassion should always be our over-riding motivation, and we should always offer people a way out of their situation; otherwise our words are only condemnation.
Freud paraphrases Jesus’ famous words with his own, rather peppery, twist.
A closer look at the doctrine of election.
Don't stay in the "almost". Commit yourself to God today , right now Hell is full of "almost safe" people.
The bird got its name from the English clergyman, Henry Baker Tristram, who took an interest in the Bible's natural history, and therefore in the fauna of Israel.
The Christian narrative leaves us remarkably healed from fear and free to enjoy the delights of this world and long for the eternal ones.