Garth Brooks and Trisha YearwoodMy wife and I are longtime Garth Brooks fans. We’ve watched his mammoth television concerts in packed stadiums over the years. Last night, however, we saw him perform in a completely different way. Brooks and his very talented wife, Trisha Yearwood, sang songs by request for...
I recently endured a gruesome situation at my ministry job.  My supervisor was appropriately leaning hard on me to repent for a mess in which I was complicit. I felt, before God, that I had repented but could not figure out how to convince my supervisor of this. I didn’t...
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has reportedly been dating an actress and helicopter pilot named Lauren Sanchez for four months. The problem is, Bezos has been married to his wife, MacKenzie, for twenty-five years. Yesterday, the two announced their plans to divorce. Bezos is worth $137 billion. Since the...
Conflicting values are generating many of today’s headlines. For instance, Mitt Romney wrote a Washington Post op-ed advocating decorum in the White House and claiming that President Trump “has not risen to the mantle of the office.” His niece, Ronna Romney McDaniel, chairs the Republican National Committee. She responded in...
How do we know when God is speaking to us? It’s a question that even the best of Christians often struggle with. The Bible tells us to submit any request to God withprayer and thanksgiving (Philippians 4:6), but it doesn’t promise to give us the answer we want. For...
Like millions of others, I watched the press conference between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday. Then I watched reactions in the press, and it was as if there were two different events. Fox News reports that the president is facing “harsh bipartisan criticism back home”...
The Matt Lauer “earthquake” continues to unfold, with as many as eight accusers now being reported. Meanwhile, Rep. Joe Barton will not seek reelection after sexual images he shared in an extramarital relationship were made public. Nancy Pelosi is calling on Rep. John Conyers Jr. to resign amid multiple...
“Best team. Best season. Best player. And for this season, perhaps even the best coach. Of all time.” That’s how CBS Sports begins its coverage this morning of LSU’s victory over Clemson in last night’s NCAA football championship game. LSU’s coach, Ed Orgeron, is one of the best stories of...
The cast and crew of 'Game Of Thrones' accepts the award for outstanding drama series at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019.Game of Thrones won for Outstanding Drama Series at last night’s Emmys, making it the most-awarded narrative series in the history of the Emmys....
“I will kill Carlos Curbelo.” This was posted to Twitter on October 24. Curbelo, a Republican congressman in Florida, responded: “Political intoxication is making some Americans more prone to both verbal and physical violence. It’s a serious crisis and we all have to do our part to put an...
NOTE: Welcome to our first Special Edition Daily Article responding to the coronavirus pandemic. I will publish an article like this each weekday afternoon as we look at a breaking news story in the context of biblical encouragements to “fear not.” In these days, it is vital that we...
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How do I receive revelation? Many people ask me to pray for them to receive greater revelation from Scripture. While it’s always an honor to bless someone with prayer, it is seldom understood how revelation comes, or to whom it comes. One of the greatest joys in life is hearing...
I saw Black Panther yesterday, which makes me anything but unusual. The movie took in an estimated $192 million over the weekend domestically, making it the highest February film debut in history. It has already grossed $169 million overseas as well. It is the highest rated superhero movie of all...
A note from Jim: Chris Elkins is writing today’s Daily Article. Chris serves as Brand Director for Denison Forum. He is a published author who earned a Master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in organizational communication. His wife, Minni, has worked with me for twenty years. Chris served with several...
The image is one I’ll never forget: a woman with an Ash Wednesday cross on her forehead holding another woman as they grieve together. The picture was taken on one of the holiest days of the year for many Christians. It shows that, no matter how sincere our faith,...
I grew up in Houston, Texas, where our hometown Astros were the lovable losers of the National League. Our team finished above .500 a grand total of three times before I left Houston to attend seminary. Since that time, they made the World Series once, getting swept by the...
PRAISE - Psalm 100:4 The entrance into the presence of God, at His gates and courts, is the foyer of praise and worship. We are told in Philippians 4.6:7 to make our requests "with thanksgiving"! Before we begin to ask anything of God we make clear our gratitude for what He has already...
Reading Time: 4 minutesI recently saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi. As with the other movies in the franchise, the film’s plot depends heavily on some remarkable science-fiction technology. How plausible are these special effects in real life? Don Lincoln is a senior physicist who does research using the Large...
Quentin Esme Brown is a well-known socialite, formerly from New York City but now living in Los Angeles. Peter Cary Peterson was once featured in a show about wealthy teenagers living in Manhattan. The two have been close friends since they were kids. Last weekend, they were married in Las...
Listen to today’s The Daily Article Podcast, then subscribe.Felicity Huffman is an Emmy winner and Oscar-nominated actress who is best known for her role in Desperate Housewives. She is also married to acclaimed actor William H. Macy. Lori Loughlin has been known to most Americans as “Aunt Becky,” the wholesome maternal influence...
The Chick-fil-A Foundation announced yesterday that it is “introducing a more focused giving approach to provide additional clarity and impact with the causes it supports.” As a result, it will “deepen its giving to a small number of organizations working exclusively in the areas of education, homelessness and hunger.” As...
Ekkapol Ake Chantawong (known as Coach Ake) is the twenty-five-year-old coach of the Wild Boars soccer team that has made global headlines in recent weeks. He and the entire team have now been rescued from the cave system in northern Thailand where they were trapped since June 23. He...
Young people are becoming seriously ill from coronavirus. According to a new federal study, up to 20 percent of people hospitalized with the disease in the US are between the ages of twenty and forty-four. This is especially urgent news given that many young adults seem not to be as concerned about...
Two package bombs killed a teenager and wounded two women yesterday in Austin, Texas. Investigators believe the attacks are linked to a similar bombing that killed a thirty-nine-year-old man in Austin earlier this month. Given the victims’ races, it’s possible that the bombings are hate crimes. In other news, a...
President Trump spoke to the nation last night from the Oval Office, seeking support for building a wall on our border with Mexico. Democratic Party leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer then responded. From our inception, Denison Forum has been nonpartisan. Our mission is not to endorse political leaders or...
Listen to The Daily Article Podcast, then subscribe. I was asked to deliver the invocation some years ago before a session of the Texas House of Representatives. As a Christian minister, I prayed to Jesus in the name of Jesus. Those present thanked me for my invocation, then my host gave...
I am writing these words on the morning of Super Tuesday as voting is beginning. As Americans in fourteen states cast ballots for presidential candidates, I predict that Bernie Sanders will sweep California and go on to a resounding victory across the country, making his nomination all but inevitable. Or, I predict that Joe Biden...
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Some time ago, a good friend of mine disqualified himself from ministry due to an inappropriate relationship with a woman in his church. I want to try to redeem this tragedy by offering the following seven thoughts in an effort to spare us, our families and our churches from a...
For the first time in our history, more Americans have lived with a romantic partner than have married one. According to Pew Research Center’s new study, the number of those who have ever married has fallen from 60 percent in 2002 to 50 percent today, while the number who...
Starbucks is offering free therapy to all its employees, and for understandable reasons. The number of identified coronavirus cases in the US surged past five thousand yesterday. The government’s economic stimulus is set to quickly balloon into trillion-dollar territory as the economy stalls from the coronavirus crisis. And the FAA...
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