Suffering well: Faith tested by pastor’s cancer

Matt Chandler doesn’t feel anything when the radiation penetrates his brain. It could start to burn later in treatment. But it hasn’t been bad, this time lying on the slab. Not yet, anyway. Chandler’s lanky 6-foot-5-inch frame rests on a table at Baylor University Medical Center. He wears the same kind of jeans he wears... Continue Reading

Kurt Warner: Jesus Brought Me Here

Outspoken Christian Quarterback Kurt Warner announced his retirement from the National Football League on Friday, thanking God for the opportunities he received both on and off the field. “As always, as it started in 1999 when I was up on the podium holding up a trophy, the first thing I want to do is give... Continue Reading

Gunman Found Guilty of Abortion Doctor Murder; Pro-Life Organizations Denounce Actions

12647912018503 A Wichita jury found 51-year old Scott Roeder guilty of first-degree murder Friday for his admitted shooting of late-term abortionist George Tiller last May. Although Roeder’s attorneys had requested consideration of a lighter sentencing for Roeder, at the end of testimony on Thursday, Sedgwick County Judge Warren Wilbert ruled that only premeditated, first-degree murder... Continue Reading

Schaap Is Nick Barker Writer-In-Residence

Dr. James Schaap, a professor of English at Dordt College, is Covenant College’s 2010 Nick Barker Writer-in-Residence. An award-winning novelist and essayist, Schaap has authored many books, including Sixty at Sixty: A Boomer Reflects on the Psalms, Romey’s Place, and Touches the Sky. Stories and articles he has written have been published in journals such... Continue Reading

U.S. Federal Judge Agrees Germany Violated Basic Human Rights of Homeschoolers

On Tuesday, in a first of its kind case, a federal immigration judge in Memphis, Tennessee granted the Romeike family political asylum. Judge Burman said, “The rights being violated here are basic human rights that no country has a right to violate.” Judge Burman also expressed concern that while Germany is a democratic country and... Continue Reading

Tim Tebow’s Pro-Life Commercial Causing Major Super Bowl Stir

A pro-life ad has created a greater stir this year than the Super Bowl game where it will be televised. Tim Tebow, the Heisman-winning collegiate superstar is to be featured in a 30 second ad, funded by Focus on the Family, with his mother. They will tell the story of her high-risk pregnancy when she... Continue Reading

New evangelical group calls for cancellation of Haiti’s debt

A new organization of progressive evangelicals has formed, calling for complete cancellation of Haiti’s foreign debt in order to aid an already-fragile economy devastated by a Jan. 12 earthquake. The Jan. 22 announcement of the New Evangelical Partnership for Common Good marks the full return into public life of Rich Cizik, former vice president for... Continue Reading

Senate Chaplain: Religious Leader For Secular Flock

Most mornings, after the gavel is struck in the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill, a prayer is offered in that most secular body — a practice that goes back to the founding fathers at the Continental Congress in 1774. Chaplain Barry C. Black delivers the prayer, offering up some of the first words heard each... Continue Reading

Scott Brown, CRC Member, Elected to U. S. Senate

“Gas up the truck! Gas up the truck!” chanted the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd Tuesday night in a Boston ballroom, cheering U.S. Sen.-elect Scott Brown on to Washington after his victory in Massachusetts over Democrat Martha Coakley. Brown’s truck, which he drove all over the state to meet voters, became emblematic of the Republican’s grassroots, populist campaign.... Continue Reading

UPDATE: Visitation and Memorial Service Schedule – Christian School Teacher killed in head-on collision outside of Charlotte

The Pastoral Staff at Uptown Community Church in Carlotte has provided the following information on Aimee Elisabeth Powell’s funeral plans. Aimee’s immediately family has arrived from Taiwan and is thankful to be together as they turn to the Lord and walk through this challenging time. Here are the updates we have at this time. Visitation... Continue Reading