Day: March 10, 2017

Why fear can fuel faith

It is said that “perfect love casts out fear.” So why do so many religious leaders rely on fear to motivate their followers? Two writers explore the question.

Dangerous baptism publicity

A Syrian man raised in Islam converted to Christianity. He was baptized at the First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa. But when the church posted the event on their website, the man was attacked and tortured by angry relatives when he came home. He sued the church and lost.

Speaking to the Soul: Rest

‘Entering into rest’ makes it into an active choice; not just stopping because I am out of energy or exhausted, but because I choose rest as my activity instead of the multitude of chores, work, hobbies, or gatherings on my schedule.