If God decides to usher in another spiritual awakening where the church comes alive and sinful man repents on a large scale, it will not be nice and tidy. All great moves of God have been controversial.
This week in history, ten years ago, anti-government protests were sweeping through the Middle East and North Africa. The Arab Spring was gaining traction. By March 3, 2011, rumblings of revolt could be heard in the streets of Syria. Unhappy citizens overturned two dictators in […]
Open any social media platform, and you get an eyeful of ugly. Hate speech, fake news, social media trolling, political arguments, bullying, rudeness, and incivility—at times, it feels like the ‘Age of Innocence,’ an internet era of finding long-lost friends and sharing baby pictures, is long […]
Every week a small group of World War II and Korea veterans meet in Wesson, Miss., to drink coffee, maybe eat lunch, swap stories and remember comrades who died. But Ralph Calcote no longer joins the Greatest Generation Coffee Club, having died at age 95 […]
Her fans stood and cheered from the moment Mavis Staples appeared on stage and stayed on their feet until she left. They sang “Happy Birthday” and joined in the chorus of “I’ll Take You There.” Couples embraced and held hands as if caught up in […]
John MacArthur recently said that while his views on hot-button issues like homosexuality are controversial, his goal as a pastor is to “offend everyone” because any brand of Christianity that is “inoffensive” isn’t Christianity at all.