“I get the feeling that if people aren’t ‘Christian – believers in Jesus’ they won’t fit into the Palau plan.” Thus did the director of an “Interfaith Shelter Network for families with children” object to the Season of Service program sponsored by the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association (LPEA). The criticism seems
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“I killed my daughter.” Toronto taxi-driver Muhammad Parvez, 60, had just strangled his 16-year-old daughter, Aqsa. So he dialed 911 and reported. Nobody could accuse him of hiding his crime. Maybe no one was surprised when, last week in court, he pleaded guilty to the 2007 murder. People often claim
A real problem for many in the Church today is a tendency to divide the world into mutually exclusive compartments. One component is labeled “sacred” and has to do with the spiritual life. Everything else goes into a “secular” category. For those who hold this divided view of reality, the consequences are profound.
I had a stimulating discussion last week with the leadership of the Desiring God International Outreach ministry. During the course of our conversation, they asked for my opinion on the distinction between worldview and theology. The by-line of the international outreach ministry is “Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church.”
“Houston, we have a problem.” This was the brusque announcement from astronaut Jack Swigert following a life threatening explosion onboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft. By God’s grace, the skill of the astronauts, and the teamwork of NASA mission control in Houston, Apollo 13 returned safely to earth without loss of