Domestic violence is once again in the headline news. The NFL is under attack for how they handled one of their players in regards to his beating of his then-fiancée in an elevator. We have all probably seen the news clip of the fight in the elevator. Ray Rice, player for the Baltimore Ravens, delivered a vicious punch to his fiancée’s face, knocking her out cold. While this made the news because it was in front of a camera, far more goes on with domestic violence that people don’t see.
“Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” – Alex Hamilton, journalist
This quote has been increasingly used by media and marketing pundits encouraging businesses to take a position on some social topic. For every customer gained by taking a stance on a controversial topic however, another customer can be lost. Being opinionated has its ups and downs.
LIVE Webcast: Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 PM Eastern Join Beyond Today hosts Steve Myers and Darris McNeely as they discuss God's plan for you! This is a follow-up Bible study to the "Why Were You Born?" seminar.
Are we striving to be a perfect Christian? How can we become perfect? How can we become mature as we're told to become? Let's look at a couple of points in the Bible where it talks about us maturing and becoming perfect.
Seven billion people do not know lasting peace. Yet the Bible tells us how the world will eventually enjoy God's lasting peace through three biblical festivals. These three small steps taken annually picture three giant leaps for humankind!
Lost in all the fear and concern over what the United States will do about the growing threat in the Middle East from ISIS is next week’s vote on Scottish independence. This historic vote, set for September 18, is off the radar of most Americans. It’s likely only a few within the Washington policy establishment are watching it with any idea what is at stake. While the growing threat from another terrorist group has grabbed our attention this little watched issue could impact the effectiveness of any response to this new danger.
To continue.. this blew my mind!! I never really knew all about jezebel or her family history.
Needless to say, I now one to give up Christmas (and all pagan holidays), and I'm so ready and encouraged to do so. But I live with my mom and he's just beginning to really grow in Christ but she's always loved Christmas...
Wow! I'm so blessed to have come across this website and all of these comments.
Only last week did I really become aware of how wrong Christmas really is. Since I accepted Christ as my Lord and Savior in 2007 I knew Christmas wasn't right, but I didn't know the depths of how wrong it really is.
I watched a video...
Not all that is written in the reference section of your Bible is true. It would be good to check out multiple commentaries for a better picture. Not only that, if you haven't already read the Bible from beginning to end, that also gives the big picture of God's plan and way of thinking. See if that statement fits into the...
You make some good points Sonyaluvjesus - We should avoid doing things that may cause others to stumble, just like we need to be careful in our words. Sometimes what we say is true, but not all the things we say are necessarily profitable for the other person to hear. Before acting, it is good to think if what you are doing...
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