Per a new report from the University of Edinburgh Business School, the more friends you have on Facebook -- or, perhaps more accurately, the more "friends" you have on Facebook -- the more stressed you're likely to be about actually having them.
We are going to disagree with the President on some (important) things; there will be other areas where we can work with the President. But whether in agreement or disagreement, we can honor. Honor doesn’t mean blanket endorsement.
The western religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam have argued that God has a hand not only in setting our story in motion but also in seeing it through to the end. So Jews, Christians, and Muslims have had to reckon with the classical problem of “theodicy”: In a world in which God is all powerful and all good, why do bad things happen to good people?
A Pew survey has found evangelicals evenly split on whether Mormonism is a Christian religion. Of those evangelicals who say Mormonism is not Christian, some fear it will advance Mormonism and blur the boundaries between true Christian faith and its counterfeits. They think this election will force them to choose between the nation and the gospel. But are these evangelicals right to think that Mormonism is not Christian?
Although British Christians are not persecuted in the same way Christians in some parts of the world are massacred, tortured, subjected to bogus show trials, starved into submission, and reduced to penury on the grounds of their faith. Buttin contemporary Britain, aggressive secularism on a wide variety of fronts is making life very difficult for conservative or traditional-minded Christians. Renowned historian Phillip Jenkins reports.
It is not an overstatement to say that Francis Schaeffer transformed, reshaped, and in many ways reformed American evangelicalism. Those writing in this new issue of Credo Magazine are proof, each writer bearing testimony to how Francis Schaeffer has made a monumental impact on how we understand and articulate the Christian faith and life in the world of ideas. Contributors include Bruce Little, William Edgar, Bryan Follis, and Stephen Wellum, and many others.
Citing a violation of religious freedom, College of the Ozarks took the occasion of the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution to file a lawsuit against the federal government for its contraceptive mandate found in the Affordable Care Act.
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Harvard University is currently being torn by a cheating scandal. It was discovered that nearly half of the 250 undergraduates in a course called “Introduction to Congress” cheated on a final exam. Why would so many of the nation’s ostensible best and brightest at American’s most elite university do that? Harvard professor Howard Gardner has been studying his students and offers some explanations:
Demas was on Paul’s ministry team — and then Demas abandoned his ministry post out of a love for “this present world” (2 Timothy 4:10). “There is a love for the world that makes ministry impossible,” John Piper says in this caution to young, culture-embracing evangelicals:
On Sunday, for the first time since Mr. Romney became a candidate for president, his aides invited members of the news media to accompany him to church services near his lake house in Wolfeboro, N.H., providing the public with a look into one of the most intimate corners of his life and into the rituals of a religion that is frequently misunderstood.