10 Bible Verses Everybody Gets Wrong

Kathy Howard Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer The Bible is the most important book ever written. The one true God chose to reveal Himself to us through the written word. Amazing and humbling! Yet sometimes we get it wrong. We misunderstand or misapply the truth God has given us. Although there are countless causes, through my experience... Read more

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: A Sermon from Julius Kim

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Julius Kim: I’d invite you to turn to Genesis 29 for our scripture reading this morning. Let me add my welcome to pastor James, to all of you who are here today, to... Read more

Amnesty International is wrong to support abortion up to birth, says advocacy group

Amnesty International has been criticised over its new policy on the "right" to abortion. The human rights group said the policy has been updated to "make it as inclusive as possible" and now "recognizes the right of every woman, girl or person who can become pregnant to abortion." While its former policy "advocated for abortion... Read more

Telling People They’re Wrong Doesn’t Help Them Change | RELEVANT

A friend of mine recently came to me with a problem. Since I spent many years as a pastor, many of my friends still come to me with their problems about faith, ethics, the Bible, or relationships. And Im grateful to play that role for many of my friends. His problem is that his daughter... Read more

Choosing to be the Wrong King – Daughters of Promise – September 18

CHOOSING TO BE THE WRONG KINGJaime Wyrtzen LauzeNow Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king. And he prepared for himself chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him. 1 Kings 1:5One theme we see constantly throughout the Bible is that of the wrong person trying to be a... Read more

What Christians Get Wrong About ‘Being Brave’ | RELEVANT

The introduction of my upcoming book, The Bravest You, begins with me sitting in church when I was 10years old, listening to a pastor tell everyone in the congregation that fear was wrong and that we shouldnt fear. I dont explore my relationship with God much in my book because its not a Christian book.... Read more

Many Christians see no wrong in sex between consenting adults

(Photo: Unsplash/Joanna Nix)A startling number of Christians do not see anything wrong with sex outside marriage, according to new research by Pew. Over half (57%) said sex between unmarried adults in a committed relationship was sometimes or always acceptable.  Support was highest among mainline Protestants (67%), followed by Catholics (64%), Black Protestants (57%) and evangelical... Read more

Even When Its Wrong – Encouragement Café – August 26

Even When Its Wrong By Joan Walker HahnLove is patient, love is kind.  It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.... Read more

Bishops’ ban on individual Communion cups is wrong, say top lawyers

(Photo: Facebook/Church of England)Leading lawyers have asserted that a ban by Church of England bishops on the use of individual communion cups for wine during the current pandemic is incorrect. In a statement just released, six QCs and barristers say they believe "it is lawful to use individual cups" in services despite the bishops declaring... Read more

Wrong Expectations – Daughters of Promise – August 7

WRONG EXPECTATIONSJaime Wyrtzen LauzeMark 14Have you ever felt like God let you down. Have you been angry with Him for not delivering you from trouble at a time when you thought that He should?Jesus was not what was expected. People were upset that He didnt take over Jerusalem. They didnt understand from the prophecies that... Read more

Whats Wrong with Consulting the Dead? – TGC Africa

When I was growing up, I regularly witnessed the dead being consulted. It is a reality of my background. This practice has been going on for centuries, sadly even in African Christian circles. This is what prompted me to write this article. Many questions around this tradition need answering: Do the dead influence the living?... Read more

Everything You Know About the Afterlife Might be Wrong | RELEVANT Magazine

If you grew up in church, theres a good chance you were taught a pretty simple message about the afterlife: When you die, you either go to heaven, or you go to hellboth of which will last forever and never change. Many Christians believe that at the moment they die, they get to go... Read more

A Job Gone Wrong – Daughters of Promise – July 13

A JOB GONE WRONGAnd for this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus, because He was doing these things on the Sabbath. John 5:16The men who made up the Jewish Sanhedrin (the religious ruling council of the Jews) took one of their jobs seriously. They were to investigate any new teacher who came along lest that man... Read more

Jen Hatmaker celebrates daughter’s lesbian identity – what she got right and wrong

REUTERS/KhamJen Hatmaker recently celebrated her daughter's lesbian identity, saying, "I'm so glad you're gay." Many say that we cannot take a position on homosexuality because all positions will hurt someone. Here's my question: "Are those who defend homosexuality, or who say nothing, truly loving the homosexual, or are they simply seeking to avoid conflict?" If they... Read more

Scottish Government’s block on public worship is ‘simply wrong’

(Photo: Unsplash/Liam Macleod)The Christian Institute is backing calls from an MSP for places of worship in Scotland to open for collective worship sooner than 23 July.  Churches in Scotland are only permitted at present to open for private prayer and funerals. Murdo Fraser, Tory MSP for Mid-Scotland & Fife, said it was "extraordinary" that pubs were... Read more

Clarence Thomas: Roe v. Wade Was ‘Grievously Wrong’ and ‘Should Be Overruled’

Clarence Thomas: Roe v. Wade Was 'Grievously Wrong' and 'Should Be Overruled' The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana pro-life law Monday in a much-anticipated abortion case, and the four dissenting justices didnt mince words in criticizing the majoritys position.Today a majority of the Court perpetuates its ill-founded abortion jurisprudence by enjoining... Read more

For the 20th Straight Year, Americans Say Abortion is ‘Morally Wrong,’ Gallup Shows

For the 20th Straight Year, Americans Say Abortion is 'Morally Wrong,' Gallup Shows A plurality of Americans say abortion is morally wrong, according to Gallups annual Values and Beliefs survey, which also shows a record percentage of Americans saying divorce is morally acceptable.The poll, conducted May 1-13 and released Tuesday, shows that 47... Read more

Calls for an end to tax avoidance as most Brits say it’s morally wrong

Pixabay/stevepbThere have been calls to end tax avoidance after a survey of over a thousand UK adults found that most believe it to be morally wrong.In the survey, by Church Action for Tax Justice (CATJ), 80% said tax avoidance was morally wrong, with three quarters of these respondents agreeing that everyone should "pay our fair... Read more

Podcast: Using Stories to Help Kids Understand Right and Wrong (Betsy Childs Howard)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. Biblical Truth for Kids In this episode, Betsy Childs Howard, author of Arlo and the Great Big Cover-Up, discusses stories and the importance of moral formation for children. She talks about why stories are such a powerful tool for instilling deep, biblical truths in our... Read more

‘Morally wrong’ to expect care workers to work ‘for poverty pay’ without proper PPE

Fri 29 May 2020 12:36 BST Dr John Sentamu said care workers were putting their lives at risk doing their jobs "for poverty pay"The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is backing calls to the Government to ensure care workers receive a living wage. The campaign has been launched by Citizens UK after care worker Tabitha... Read more

The Wrong Number with the Right Answer – Girlfriends in God – May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020The Wrong Number with the Right AnswerSharon JaynesTodays TruthLet your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone (Colossians 4:6 NLT).Friend to FriendSometimes God will bring people who need encouragement across our paths in the most mysterious ways. Thats why we need to slow down and... Read more

Sincerely Seeking Solutions (in all the Wrong Places) – TGC Africa

It was a simple line said in passing by a brother praying during an online prayer meeting. The fear of the Coronavirus does not save. But it became the seed that fell on the soil of my soul, ultimately growing this article. The brother was acknowledging the strangeness of the current reality that the entire... Read more

The Last Dance: What We Got Right & Wrong about It All (Episodes 9 & 10) – Christ and Pop Culture

How a story is told is just as important as its substance. So when it comes to The Last Dance (ESPN & Netflix) docuseries, fans, former teammates, critics, and skeptics found reason to divide and unite over Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls 1990s dynastic story. Regardless, The Last Dance gave us reason to gather... Read more

Are You Doing Accountability The Mistaken Method?

[ad_1] Has somebody talked to you in regards to the significance of group not too long ago?How in regards to the worth of vulnerability?I guess youve seen content material on each topics no less than as soon as within the final six months.Curiously sufficient science has proven the proportion of individuals on this world with... Read more

Questions About Loss of life: The place Do We Go and Is Cremation Unsuitable?

[ad_1] Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Obtain | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | On this episode of the Bible Research Podcast, Travis and Wes focus on two questions from listeners that each revolve across the problem of dying and resurrection. If our our bodies might be raised and reworked, is it unsuitable... Read more

Fleabag Affords Hope for These of Us Who Appear to Get All the pieces Unsuitable – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Fleabag, if you happen to havent seen it, is a present a few girl dwelling in Londonrecognized solely as Fleabagestranged from her household and navigating her grief over her greatest associates unintentional loss of life. In Season 2, she falls for the enticing Priestknown solely because the Priestofficiating at her fathers marriage to an... Read more

When Silence Says All of the Fallacious Issues | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] I saved ready for the telephone to ring. An electronic mail. A Fb message. One thing, something that may point out my buddy hadnt disappeared. However days after which weeks passedstill nothing. Damage swelled. Questions piled up. I understood why he hadnt been on the funeral. A Midwestern blizzard had made the... Read more

Why Youre Fallacious About Getting Freed from Pornography

[ad_1] I Was Fallacious Too:Fifteen years later, and I used to be nonetheless drowning within the disgrace of a horrible porn behavior.I figured if I put in a couple of web filters, discovered accountability companions, and made a couple of high-stakes guarantees to God, my conduct would change very quickly.Every one got here up quick.Free... Read more

N.T. Wright Says Many Christians Are Mistaken About Heaven and the Afterlife | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Acclaimed New Testomony scholar and creator (his newest known as The New Testomony in Its World), has penned an article for Time journal, making the case that many trendy Christians are improper in regards to the concept of heaven and the afterlife. Primarily, he says, the strain lies in the concept that... Read more