Faithfully preaching God’s word week in and week out is a weighty task for the pastor. Thankfully pastors today have access to countless resources and commentaries to help aid in their preparation, but that raises the question how should a pastor use a commentary?
It is estimated that Americans lost $161 billion to all forms of gambling in 2018, with $306 million of that going to online gambling. While this amount is for all types of gambling, the fastest growing kind of gambling is online. Online gambling has been increasing each year, and the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated that gain. As brick-and-mortar gambling sites saw a decrease in activity, online gambling venues took up the slack.
It is estimated that Americans lost $161 billion to all forms of gambling in 2018, with $306 million of that going to online gambling. While this amount is for all types of gambling, the fastest growing kind of gambling is online.
The public's compassion regarding medical marijuana is being used as a strategy by the drug's supporters to legalize its recreational use, columnist Barrett Duke contends.
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have devised a new scheme for fleecing their residents -- it's called Monopoly Millionaires' Club.
WASHINGTON (BP) -- President Obama's recent comments about marijuana are very troubling. Having smoked marijuana myself for many years as a teenager and young adult, I can say that the president's claim that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol is an inadequate comparison.
Columnist Barrett Duke says Americans shouldn't be surprised that a doctor who would kill a baby inside the womb would have no problem killing it outside the womb, too.
"God couldn't be everywhere, so He made mothers." While not theologically accurate, this old Jewish saying describes beautifully the significant role mothers have in our lives. Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission's Barrett Duke marvels at God's indispensable gift.
Columnist Barrett Duke explains how Christians can glorify and rejoice in God at work.
Columnist Barrett Duke says Americans have witnessed too much violence recently, yet they remain resolute in their commitment to each other.
Columnist Barrett Duke urges people to help a persecuted German homeschooling family stay in the United States by praying for them, contacting congressmen and senators on their behalf and signing a petition.