We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
The festivals are centered around one goal - to build up this country where family and Christian values are the focal point of the public traditions and of the state policies.
As the number of people with a negative view of religion increases, so the climate for churches and other religious organisations will grow more difficult.
God had always sought for fellowship with man and intimacy even when Adam and Eve sinned.
George Whitefield stated in one of his sermons that we can lose years of spiritual maturity in a matter of minutes in a fall from grace. He pictured this to a climbing of a mountain and falling many feet down.
I am grateful that despite the terrible pain and horror that has shaken our beloved continent this week, the beautiful story of Ignacio Echeverría has emerged in the news.
This is what’s amazing about God’s church - our ministry can tangibly be a part of bringing the gospel to the heritage of a diverse set of communities from New York to New Mexico.
Native American Ministries Sunday is the United Methodist family’s way to support our peer Native American congregations so they can serve and worship with their communities as only they can.
If we are praying for our sister or brother we will not be able to sin against them, but when we are sinning against them we can never truly pray for them.
It is incumbent on Christian leaders, and people that sign manifestos, to dig deeper and understand the truth in all its dimensions.
It’s interesting to see how our western culture, totally permeated with relativism and tolerance, is now quickly moving towards absolutist positions of rejection and even racism, generally known as populism.
God always seeks to do one thing with us on the Potter's wheel—not to make us more powerful and famous, but to make us more like His Son, the Lord Jesus.
If the Lutheran and Catholic traditions seek “full unity,” they must arrive at the same understanding of salvation and authority. An opinion article sent by Andrew Messmer, one of our readers.
While European nations, like ourselves, have largely abandoned Christianity as a guiding force, nevertheless, we have a great deal in common in terms of values. An opinion article sent by one of our readers.
God is at work in a powerful way that in the last 40 years it is estimated that over 100 million people have become disciples of Jesus Christ in China.
Maybe the largest migration tragedy since World War II can be transformed into the greatest revival in History among Muslims.
It is hard to imagine but since the 1960s the Church almost entirely practiced this tradition.
Replicated by Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and only recently, John Rawls, each with his own differing conclusions, Rousseau's political theory only proved to have no solid footing to keep itself in balance.
Couples say that to maintain their marriage, they must add passion to their relationship, and that is true: the passion of Christ is essential.
Only God is the one that can truly help someone that has sinned, when humans try and fix a problem without God it ends up getting much worse. When we forgive others we also release ourselves from bondage and open the door for God to bring healing to our heart.
It is not about salvation from hell. It rather announces a radically different message, unheard of in generations past: that God is already dead. That in this new state of affairs.
One’s search for meaning and purpose has never been as complicated as it is today. So that the young man of this Information Age has consequently become somewhat confused and lost. And to make it worse, he seems to be not aware that he is.
While it is right to pray for God’s power, it is perhaps more important to pursue His presence and cultivate intimacy with Him.
How many times have you felt that your life has no direction, no sense to live? Even in Christ, many people may think that there is no place to go, or whom to talk with.
To blaspheme the Holy Spirit creates fear in many sincere believers. For some ministers and leaders of movements, it is used as ammunition to warn (threaten?) those who question their doctrine and practices.