Tag Archive: Christianity

Jan 20 2014

The Christian Theology of Martin Luther King Jr.

   As we commemorate the 85th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s birthday we must reflect on all aspects of this dynamic, godly young man’s varied belief system. Known mainly and understandably as something of an American Ghandi, the paladin of non-violent release from the American republic’s ingrained tradition of institutional racism, he is venerated …

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Jan 19 2014

How Do I Live Without Fear?

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For you are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me” (Psalm 23:4). “When I am scared, God will help me,” says Joseph, age 7. “And if a burglar is coming into my house, God will …

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Jan 12 2014

How Can God Help Me When I’m Really Down?

“He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake” (Psalm 23:3). “It means he fixes our soul,” says Graham, 8. “When we are down, he puts us back on our feet,” adds Wes, 10. The author of this Psalm started as a shepherd boy and became a king. …

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Jan 05 2014

Confidence in organized religion continues to decline

According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans’ confidence in organized religion and other institutions is down. Only 46 percent said they have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in church or organized religion. That’s just a single point away from being the lowest in Gallup’s history since 1973. I don’t know about …

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Dec 23 2013

A royal birth reason to celebrate

Headlines around the world announced that William and Kate are expecting a baby! Buckingham Palace confirmed the news, “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall …

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Dec 15 2013

What is the Golden Rule?

What did Jesus mean when he said, “Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them”? “If you are mean to someone, then they will start being mean back to you,” says Blain, 7. Brooke, 9, looks to agriculture to interpret the golden rule: “If we plant something good, we get …

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Dec 08 2013

How Does Knowing God’s Love Affect Your Relationships With People?

“I’m OK, You’re OK” is the title of a former best-selling book. “I Stink, You Stink” is the reality behind many soured relationships. God’s love “affects me because I feel loved, and that makes me love other people,” says Rachel, 9. Rachel has identified the key to healthy relationships. When we know God loves us …

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Dec 07 2013

Thou Shalt Not Tolerate Inequality: By rejecting a “deified Market,” Pope Francis is protecting our societies — and souls.

Sometimes you don’t have to say anything “new” to make news. Consider the “apostolic exhortation” the Vatican recently released. This statement from Pope Francis, observers note, didn’t really break new theological ground. But the Pope’s exhortation, his first since he stepped onto the world stage, still made front page news the world over — and …

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