G. K. Chesterton has been widely credited with saying, “Jesus promised His disciples three things—that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble.” It might be argued that most Western Christians aren’t any of these three . . . but least of all “absurdly happy.”
Who Was Gamaliel? Gamaliel was one of the most famous and influential Jewish men during his time, a grandson of the famous Rabbi Hillel. He served as a rabbi and leader for Sanhedrin. Gamaliel was also a powerful Pharisee and expert in the law of Judaism during Christianity’s early days. Gamaliel was known for being … Continued
For author Dr. Jason McKinney, the concept of deconstructing faith is the focal point of his latest book, Deconstructing a Disciple’s Doubt. Designed for doubting Thomases and denying Peters, this book is for people who ask far reaching questions like, what is truth?
When surveys are done, there’s always a high amount of people who say they believe in God; a recent one found that 87% of Americans believe in God. That left me thinking, “What? Where are these people? I’m sure not seeing them.”
My son, Steven, was in the ninth grade when I turned in the manuscript for my book, Being a Great Mom, Raising Great Kids. I should have waited until he was in the tenth grade.That fateful morning, I placed my neatly printed pages in a padded envelope, prayed a blessing over the bundle, and then dropped a year of hard work in the mail slot at the post office. When I returned home, my phone was ringing. It was Steven.“Hey, Mom, I’m calling to let you know that I’m in the principal’s office. I got caught stealing in the lunchroom. You need to come to the school.”
Sean Feucht’s battles against various municipalities across the land due to his alleged “open defiance to safety protocols” has led to a new book, Bold: Moving Forward in Faith Not Fear (available now) and subsequent documentary called Superspreader (releasing in theaters on September 29th).
If you were faced with the proposition of reading a Harlequin Romance or the Holy Bible what would you choose? No, I am not joking nor am I trying to be cute. Despite being from opposite ends of the literary spectrum, choosing a romance novel in lieu of a Bible is far from a simple decision for many people.
“Blondin” was the stage name for Frenchman Jean-Francois Gravelet. He was a young man who migrated to the United States with a troupe of acrobats employed by Master Showman P.T. Barnum. In 1858, the thirty-five-year-old Blondin visited Niagara Falls as a tourist and there conceived the preposterous idea of walking across it. In his mind’s eye, he saw himself walking between the two countries, the United States and Canada over the great gorge on nothing more than a rope pathway taut between the two.