Living in an over-sexualized culture, we hear messages about sex, wrong messages. These messages become more a part of us than God’s truth because we hear them repetitively and churches are scared to address sexuality.
It's easy to think that only "other people" get divorced. That your own marriage is somehow immune to heartache, infidelity and fights over who gets the house, the car, the dog. After all, how many of us would walk down the aisle if we believed our relationships would end up in divorce court?
No, neither Joe or Willy are having an affair. But one has found a new object of affection, which has become a new companion and inspires a surprising amount of jealousy among her spouse - its the new relationship buster: the smartphone. “It helps me wake up," she said.
On the heels of a denouncement by Pope Francis that journalists are peddling fake news, I was recently reading a feature article by a popular Christian magazine, intimating that Russell Brand had become a Christian. The language was subtle but the message seemed clear. Brand believes that Christ’s teaching is “more relevant now than they’ve ever been".
Some in the sports media are unhappy that NBC sports analyst Tony Dungy often slips his Christian ideas into his sports analysis. However, many of these same reporters have no problem praising athletes for their anthem protests and political activism.
If you have sexual relations with a stranger for 1 million dollars there are three things you are guaranteed: 1. Nobody will ever know, 2. No disease and 3. No baby. 1 million dollars, no questions asked, out the door would you do it?
Open Doors USA report reveals that more than 215m Christians live with persecution. The report listed the Top 50 nations where being a member of a religious group is most dangerous with North Korea topping the list and Afghanistan not far behind.