Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer master, he was known for his compassion for children and his sacrificial generosity. According to one story, he saved three daughters […]
When a Unitarian church in Florida decided to teach its congregation about Islam around the time of this year’s anniversary of 9/11, it brought in an extremist official from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) who has promoted 9/11 conspiracy theories. The group mayno longer be embraced by the FBI, but CAIR’s list of published endorsementsshows there are plenty of Christian and Jewish leaders happy to work with it.
Loneliness and depression have become an increasingly normal part of American life over the past decade. The Church is uniquely equipped to offer hope to the lonely, isolated, and depressed in our communities.
I sit at my desk looking out at the bright green ficus tree as the gentle breeze brings the smell of cookfires and city life. I hear the sound of men making cloth through a process which includes pounding it with a large wooden mallet. At $20 a yard, it is reserved for only the […]
By Brandon Smith Christians ought to be wary of following Donald Miller’s recent advice to seek truth more like a Supreme Court justice. Far from being a group of individuals seeking only to find truth under submission to the constitution itself, the century has revealed the Court’s penchant for interpreting the document in a way […]
Since my last report on the Sovereign Grace Ministries lawsuit in May, more developments have unfolded in this horrific ordeal. For an in-depth overview of the situation, see my last article on the topic. To sum up the events though, back in October 2012 three women represented by attorney Susan Burke filed a civil lawsuit […]
by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) During the Anglican Way Institute, IRD’s Barton Gingerich had the opportunity to sit down with the Rt. Rev. Ray Sutton, bishop coadjutor in the Diocese in Mid-America of the Reformed Episcopal Church (REC) and Ecumenical Officer for the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA). This is Part 3 in a four […]