To understand what the first followers of Jesus believed about what happens after death, we need to read the New Testament in its own world — the world of Jewish hope, of Roman imperialism and of Greek thought.
Particularly in American evangelical strains of Christianity, orthodoxy is often viewed as more important than orthopraxy — a word for having the correct conduct.
“The Good Place” concerns itself almost not at all with right belief.
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What comes to mind when you think of the kingdom of heaven? Based on the visions of Old Testament prophets and descriptions found in Revelation, most of us think of heaven
[caption id="attachment_51574" align="alignleft" width="68"]Doyle Sager[/caption]Springtime —- a season of hope, right? Not for everyone. According to studies, more suicides occur in the warm, sunny days of spring and early
WASHINGTON (ABP) – A former state senator-turned-filmmaker was honored April 8 by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for pioneering legislation for the rights of crime victims.
By Vicki Brown, Word&Way Associate EditorAlthough he now cuts his hair a little shorter, Mel Callahan of Henley might best be described as a "Baptist hippie" who has turned a lifelong desire to ride "Hogs" into ministry. As a teen, Callahan always had wanted to