President Obama asked Congress Wednesday (Feb. 11) to authorize the use of the American military to defeat an Islamic terrorist army that has waged a widespread campaign of carnage in Iraq and Syria.
An article by a popular evangelical blogger arguing that the six "days" of creation in Genesis were not literal 24-hour periods has prompted discussion among Christians about the earth's age and whether orthodoxy necessarily entails believing in a young earth.
The North American Mission Board may soon have permission to plant churches outside the United States and Canada if the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee approves an amendment to NAMB's ministry statement next week (Feb. 16-17) in Nashville.
Seminary professor and author Owen Strachan counters the claim that the Bible is oppressive to women in his critique of "50 Shades of Grey." Today's secular culture aims to "entice young men to sexually abuse women while exhorting young women to engage in harmful sexual practices," Strachan writes. "Honestly, what kind of twisted, deviant culture is this?"