Cheryl Magness is managing editor of Reporter, the official web magazine of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. She writes regularly on issues of faith, family and culture. The opinions expressed here are her own.
Life is unpredictable, swinging from joy to sorrow and back again, over and over and over. Marriage is naturally going to reflect that swinging.
After quickly reading June Chu’s offending reviews in screenshots made available by the Yale Daily News, I found myself scratching my head at the hubbub.
Whatever the reason you went to church on Easter, God is glad you were there, not because he needs you, but because you need him — more than once a year.
In the false authority hall of fame, celebrities are at the top of the list. Why do we pay them any mind?
The concern that Christians who embrace the Benedict Option are retreating into a cultish, anti-social lifestyle is perhaps the most common criticism of Rod Dreher’s book. But not accurate.
Easter is about more than bunnies and baskets. Here’s how you can transcend the commercial, and spend more time reverently preparing for Easter Sunday.
With all of its problems, Facebook still has a lot going for it, and I for one am not willing to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
At both the beginning and end of life, everything else fades into the background as the focus turns to what matters most.
If you are observing Lent this year, here is a suggested listening list to assist you in your spiritual journey.
The closer you get to putting away your red pen for good, the more it seems there are more important things to do than leaving a trail of underlinings, deletions, and stets.
Here is your all-purpose guide to what every mom and dad needs to do for their kids.
I’m glad for those who enjoy online parties, and use them to buy or sell products, or to have some fun. But you can count me out.
As much as we claim to believe that Christmas is about giving rather than receiving, our behavior often communicates something else.
If you are a Christian—and last time I checked Christmas was still a Christian holiday—it matters not whether your Christmas is simple or sumptuous as long as it is sanctified.
We cheat ourselves when we go straight from Thanksgiving to Christmas without fully appreciating the opportunity Advent offers for reflection, preparation, and joyful anticipation.
Even if my recipient never reciprocates, or tosses my Christmas card in the trash with nary a glance, the act of writing and sending it helped make me more human.
Instead of playing Christmas music for your Thanksgiving feast, consider listening to some Thanksgiving-themed music instead. Yes, there is such a thing.
If you, too, are looking for an alternative to sitting glued to your television screen watching returns that promise to be depressing no matter which way they go, here are a few possibilities.
Having now scaled Mount Half-Century, I’ve realized the fifties are the decade in which you accept the inevitable while enjoying another drink on the patio.
Children are not hamburgers, and doctors are not short-order cooks standing ready to slap them together according to the customer’s preference, tossing in the waste bucket the ones who don’t pass quality control.
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