Society and Culture

The Bible has much to say about how we live within our social and cultural environment.

THANKSGIVING AS GOD-CENTEREDNESS: How Paul’s use of the term differs from ours today

By Jeff Pallansch / November 21, 2023

The concept of thanksgiving is mentioned 62 times within the New Testament, and intriguingly, over three-quarters of these mentions occur within Paul’s letters. Paul stands out as the only New…

Psalm 139 – A Prayer of Thanksgiving

By R. L. Wilson / November 15, 2023

A look at Psalm 139 – A Prayer of Thanksgiving Verses 1-6 Dear Omniscient Father, you know everything about me. Even the things I might want to keep hidden from…

Should Christians Support the Modern State of Israel?

By Jeff Pallansch / October 11, 2023

This article explores the question of whether Christians should support the modern state of Israel in light of recent events, particularly a surprise attack by Hamas resulting in fatalities and hostages. The author acknowledges that supporting Israel does not mean endorsing every action or policy, but rather affirming their belief that the land of Israel has been promised to them by God. The article goes on to provide biblical and practical reasons for supporting Israel, and suggests that Christians have a specific call to support Israel as part of their role as the church.

Happy Labor Day

By R. L. Wilson / August 29, 2023

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Labor Day holiday “is rooted in the late nineteenth century, when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many…

Celebrating Father’s Day in the Book of Proverbs

By Jeff Pallansch / June 13, 2023

Father’s Day is a special day to honor and celebrate the fathers in our lives for their love, support, and guidance. It is a time to appreciate the sacrifices they…

Coming Home Because of Christmas:
How the Exodus Prefigured in Abraham Points to Our Redemption in Christ

By Jeff Pallansch / November 29, 2022

I will never forget that snowy December evening as I sat by myself in an empty hotel restaurant. It was two days before Christmas and my flight from Canada back…

Once and For All

By Carey Dean / November 29, 2022

In His first advent, Jesus came as a newborn to His creation. Yet His first breath on earth was not His beginning, for He is eternal and has always been.…

Names of the Jesus Christmas Advent Download

By John Ankerberg Show Staff / November 18, 2022

In Christ! Meditations for Thanksgiving

By R. L. Wilson / November 14, 2022

Are you looking for reasons to be thankful this year? Have the past few months been so difficult that you are having a hard time believing you can do as…


By John Ankerberg Show Staff / July 27, 2022

When we drop our children off at school, we hand them over to the influence and supervision of their teachers. How they teach lessons and engage with their students will…