Scores are dead after vicious weekend clashes in central Nigeria between mostly Muslim cattle herders and Christian farmers, with one report citing police saying 86 people were killed.
Despite low church attendance and unorthodox beliefs about Jesus and Christianity, most Europeans say they are Christian.
Far too many Christians live as if we are going to lose the war. We see the long defeat of sin as a long, drawn-out defeat of ourselves, our churches, and even of God.
When we talk about money, the subject of giving is often a distant afterthought. That’s unfortunate, because tithing–that is, the practice of giving 10 percent of your income to charity (typically a church or religious community)– has been espoused for centuries, both by those in and outside religion.
To say that Christians and Christianity are under a withering and brutal attack in certain areas of the world would be an understatement.