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Religious Liberty Is for Everyone’s Good
by Ginger Blomberg on November 20, 2019 at 5:04 am
It’s vital that Christians exercise and defend that freedom wisely. The goal shouldn’t be to create an American theocracy where everyone who disagrees with us is punished by the state, but to work to remove barriers between people and the gospel.
Why Plant Churches in Small Towns?
by Dayton Hartman on November 20, 2019 at 5:03 am
Why it’s a bad idea to exclusively focus church-planting efforts in big cities.
How ‘The Irishman’ Prepares for Death
by Brett McCracken on November 20, 2019 at 5:02 am
In his career’s culminating film, Martin Scorsese forces the question: How are you preparing for your death? It’s coming soon.
The Worst Time to Plant a Church
by Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra on November 20, 2019 at 5:00 am
The Falls Church Anglican spent about a decade in court, fighting the Episcopal denomination for its property. At the same time, it planted seven churches.
The FAQs: Chick-fil-A’s New Charity Policy Sparks Backlash
by Joe Carter on November 19, 2019 at 5:04 am
Did Chick-Fil-A stop donating to two Christian charities to appease LGBT groups?
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Is Life Unsatisfying? Augustine Says, ‘You Are Not Alone.’
by Mike Cosper on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
James K. A. Smith accompanies the church father on a journey through the human heart. Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is an American classic. It is easily (and often) parodied for its freewheeling style, but it is also full of […]
Half of Pastors Say the Opioid Epidemic Has Hit Their Church
by Aaron Earls – LifeWay Research on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
The demands of addiction can go beyond typical spiritual and physical help offered by congregations. Like most US pastors, Robby Gallaty knows someone who has been affected by opioid abuse. But unlike most pastors, Gallaty has […]
Planned Parenthood Wins $2.2M Suit Against Pro-Life Investigators
by Tom Strode – Baptist Press on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
The jury said the undercover activists who exposed the organization’s sale of fetal parts could not use journalism as a defense. Pro-life advocates decried an award of more than $2.2 million to Planned Parenthood in a suit […]
A Sanctuary for Each Other: The Protective Power of Clergy Marriages
by Terri Watson and Eric Brown on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
For couples, finding sanctuary with each other and together with God can be a source of survival in high-stress ministry environments. Ecclesiastes 4:9: “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their […]
Pastors and Teachers: First Pray for God’s Presence
by Adam Neder on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am
The effectiveness of our theological instruction depends ultimately on the presence and activity of the Holy Spirit. I have been a professor in the theology department at Whitworth University for the past sixteen years. Most of […]