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My Stance on Refugees and Immigration, and How They Intersect with Christianity
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I answer some frequently asked questions. I have always believed that good discussion and debate over critical issues is helpful for those willing to engage in it. In the past few months, I have written quite a bit on the refugee ban and what I believe should be the Christian response to it. I, along […]

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“Super Christians” Are Overrated
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Somewhere along the line, many Christians have come to believe that it’s not their responsibility to tell others about Christ. I think there’s a misunderstanding out there that I’d like to confront. The rationale behind this varies. Some think that it’s their pastor’s job to preach the gospel, not theirs. Others believe that proclaiming the […]

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Kendrick Lamar's Duel with Damnation
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The influential rapper’s latest record is all about our fear of being condemned. Last week, rapper Kendrick Lamar released his highly anticipated third major label album, DAMN. As with all his past releases, critics and fans have been buzzing about Kendrick’s lyrical deftness, musical prowess, and pointed social commentary. Increasingly, however, these conversations have also […]

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Who’s In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?
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The age of the Internet has birthed a crisis of authority, especially for women. Today’s post by Tish Harrison Warren launches a series on the state of women’s discipleship in evangelical America. As evidenced by a recent Twitter discussion, the conversation continues to spread and split into what scientists call a dendritic—a series of branching […]

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How to End Sibling Rivalry Like a Christian
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No teasing, no favorites, and hours and hours of time with one other. Sibling friendship is a countercultural notion. TV shows, movies, and books rarely portray siblings as allies. Sibling rivalry has been elevated from an occasional challenge to the cultural norm. Under this norm, parents function as referees and judges—breaking up fights, assigning blame, […]

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Blasphemy Blocks Re-Election of Indonesia’s Only Christian Governor
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But after losing Jakarta race, Ahok finds some favor in court. The blasphemy charges that cost Indonesia’s top Christian politician his re-election race won’t send him to jail. Just a day after Basuki Purnama—popularly known as Ahok—conceded the runoff for governor of Jakarta, prosecutors recommended a light sentence of two years probation instead of the […]

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When 'Mass Effect Andromeda' Bombed, I Had to Rethink Humility
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Watching a beloved video game franchise crash and burn challenged my gut reaction to disappointment. Everyone’s passionate about something. For you, maybe it’s golf or cars or crocheting or music. For me, it’s video games. And of all the games out there, those in the spacefaring Mass Effect series are my favorite of all time. […]

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'Bible Answer Man' Converts to Orthodoxy
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CRI’s Hank Hanegraaff joined the Greek Orthodox Church on Palm Sunday. Last Sunday, 67-year-old Hank Hanegraaff and his wife entered into Orthodox Christianity at St. Niktarios Greek Orthodox Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. The former Protestant is well known among evangelicals as the Bible Answer Man. Since 1989, Hanegraaff has been answering questions on Christianity, […]

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ISIS Church Bombings Kill Dozens at Palm Sunday Services in Egypt
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Attacks disrupt start of Holy Week at Nile Delta church and Alexandria cathedral where Coptic pope was celebrating Mass. ISIS has claimed responsibility for attacks at two Coptic Orthodox churches in Egypt’s Nile Delta that killed dozens of worshipers and injured about 100 more during Palm Sunday services. Reuters reports more details on the bombing […]

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700 Club Interactive – April 4, 2017
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Jordone sought love in the wrong places. When the party life didn’t fulfill, she found her acceptance in Christ.

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Commentary: Franklin Graham’s Global Fallout, from Canada to Japan
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Vancouver pastor: How the church can model civil discourse amid controversy. When Franklin Graham came to my hometown of Vancouver last month, it caused a great deal of controversy—and I found myself caught in the middle of it. I treasure and place great personal importance on my relationship with the extended Graham family. Leighton Ford, […]

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Augustine Today: Why He’s Still Relevant
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Dr. Lee is Senior Fellow at the Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies. In this edition of Theology for Life, Ed, Lynn, and Greg Lee discuss why St. Augustine is important to theology today, especially as we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. What issues did Augustine face as a Bishop in North […]

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Check Your Privilege Obsession
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Instead of fighting injustice, we end up fighting each other. Years ago, I heard John Perkins speak at a Christian Community Development Association conference. He off-handedly mentioned voluntary poverty but warned with a wry smile that we can’t do much good by simply being poor. Instead, we should “go out and make a lot of […]

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700 Club Interactive – March 29, 2017
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On today’s 700 Club Interactive, author Erin Weidemann discusses the devastation of a cancer diagnosis and giving her life to God.

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Healing Victims of Human Trafficking: A Long, Slow Road to Transformation
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When we give our lives to the service of others, THEY will change US. If you’ve heard or know anything about human trafficking, then you’ve heard the term “modern-day slavery.” And that’s exactly what it is. There are more slaves in the world today than any other time in our history. We should be facing […]

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ERLC Defends Russell Moore, Who Apologizes for His Role in Trump Divide
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SBC agency says Moore’s job requires ‘speaking prophetically both to our culture and to our Convention.’ Russell Moore was just doing his job, according to his agency’s governing board. But the president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) still offered his second attempt at an apology for “my own role” in the continued […]

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Church-Planting Shifts, Part Three: Preparing Our People for Witness
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How do we prepare the mission force for the mission field? Read Part One, The Launch, and Part Two, From Nominal to Secular. In the past few weeks, I have talked about some recent church-planting shifts that I have noticed, both through the lens of research and some though anecdotal observations. The world today is […]

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Does the United States Belong on Persecution Lists?
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Experts weigh in. Concerns over “constant attacks in the media” and believers being “marginalized through the law” led International Christian Concern to include America on its religious freedom Hall of Shame list for the first time. Should the US be included on such lists? Here’s how experts weighed in. Answers are arranged on a spectrum […]

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Interview: Don’t Miss Steven Curtis Chapman’s Point
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Even his happiest, most heartwarming music has been fueled by tragedy and pain. With five Grammys, dozens of Dove Awards, and over 11 million records sold, Steven Curtis Chapman is one of the most decorated artists in Christian music history. Now, 30 years since the release of his first album, the songwriter has published a […]

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Publishing Group Recognized for Its God-Honoring Resources
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We are happy to offer a selection of New Leaf Publishing Group (NLPG) homeschool resources at our online bookstore and here in the Creation Museum’s Dragon Hall Bookstore. This publishing company and its subset Master Books, which has published many of our apologetics books for over 17 years, seek to offer God-honoring resources that build […]

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Why a Christian Approach to Fighting Homelessness Pays Off
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Study: Ministries saved taxpayers $119 million in 11 cities by offering both housing and healing. When it comes to America’s homeless, Christian organizations set out to do more than offer a hot meal and safe place to stay. They believe that in order to best serve their needy neighbors, they must get to know them. […]

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700 Club Interactive – March 1, 2017
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A couple forgives their daughter’s killer and his life is changed by their grace.

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