(RNS) — Modern Lent has come to have more in common with Dry January — the viral sensation encouraging New Year's resolvers to give up alcohol for a month — than with its ecclesiastic antecedents.
(RNS) Amid a torrent of criticism, the principal called the punishment an 'application of love.' Anti-abortion activists say the move shows a lack of love.
At more than 60 years old, pastor James Merritt says he regrets spanking his children even though he won't say the Bible categorically condemns it.
Guest post: A voice from the African American Church crying out for Christians to stop embracing child abuse disguised as "Godly discipline".
Popular pastor and author says we "live on the planet of lost souls" and identifies what he calls the "nine needs of the soul."
Author and activists urges Christians to love their neighbors by practicing hospitality.