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Sibling Rivalry: From Childhood to the Church
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Will they—or will we—ever stop fighting? “Stop it! Don’t touch me!” “She started it.” “No, I didn—” “Yes! You! Did!” In our Christian subculture, the words “brother” and “sister” tend to conjure up feelings of kinship, intimacy, and loyalty. This made sense to me once. But then I became a parent. My children—aged 12, 10, […]

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News: Should Your Favorite Ministry Become a ‘Church’?
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Why more parachurch groups are telling the US government they’re not like other nonprofits. Among Billy Graham’s many legacies is leading ministries to greater financial transparency. Now two major organizations led by the evangelist’s eldest son are ditching the most common way nonprofits disclose their finances. This fall, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) confirmed […]

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700 Club Interactive – November 22, 2016
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Docudrama about Pocahontas and the Anglican minister who changed her life.

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First Christian Governor in Indonesia Suspected of Blasphemy
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Uproar over alleged ‘misuse’ of Qur’an creates tense situation for pluralistic country. Thousands of Indonesians protested this week after police named the first Christian governor of the nation’s capital, Jakarta, as a suspect in a blasphemy investigation. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known as “Ahok,” was appointed in 2014 after his ally and predecessor, Joko Widodo, was elected […]

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Mark Your Calendar to Join Me at #Amplify2017: A National Evangelism Conference
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Our super early bird rate of $129 is available through December 31. If you regularly read this blog, follow me on Twitter, or know me personally, it is likely clear to you that in my mind, evangelism really matters. And I don’t just talk about it, or encourage you all to do it. I actually […]

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The Challenge of Defending the Faith in the Inner City
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Traditional apologetics has struggled to address the theological issues of my urban community. It was hot in Camden. Our church’s evangelism team had stopped on a street known colloquially as the “Heroin Highway” because of its reputation for attracting drug addicts, prostitutes, and violent crime. Hoping to keep our neighbors cool on a recent humid […]

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How Do We Parent Our Kids During This Political Season?
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Twenty women weigh in with their perspectives. More than a week ago, Donald J. Trump was elected president. Parents of all political stripes—Republicans, Democrats, and independents—are faced with the same question: How do we talk with our kids about the results of this particular election? We asked 20 mothers to respond to one or more […]

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700 Club Interactive – November 17, 2016
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A Facebook post that went viral around the world – couple reuniting after a horrific accident. See how they miraculously survived.

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Diaspora Missions: Diaspora Churches as Equal Partners in Mission
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Hispanic, Korean, Chinese, and Nigerian churches embody the vitality and vibrancy of Global Christianity. A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the first united symposium of the Chinese Alliance churches in Canada. These churches are part of the Canadian Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) and offer services in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English […]

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God Bless Geeky Women
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Being a female Christian in tech places you in the double minority. Imagine an app whose users pray through their contact lists with the goal of collectively praying for the whole world. Christian developers like Lori Hill teamed up to create Ceaseless, which invites people to “pray for three friends each day and together we […]

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The Remarkable Mr. Graham
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The evangelist (and CT founder) is 98 today. An historian examines the way he shaped the church and the world. The preacher’s long life started on a dairy farm near Charlotte, North Carolina, on November 7, 1918. The Great War in Europe ended on November 11, 1918. He liked to joke that it took the […]

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700 Club Interactive – November 3, 2016
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A college football legend – now a baseball hopeful, Tim Tebow tells us about his latest career move and how his life has been Shaken.

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However You Vote, Do It with Joy
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A Christian approach to politics frees us from duty or strategy. This presidential election serves as an invitation for Christians to reconsider the grounds of our political participation. At no other time in memory have both major party candidates been so unfavorable. As surveys indicate, many voters will go to the polls, not to vote […]

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Trump Ends Evangelicals and Catholics Together
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This election, many of evangelicals’ GOP allies across the Tiber are leaving for Clinton. During an interview last night on the Catholic Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), Donald Trump said, “Why would an evangelical or a Catholic—almost you could say anybody of faith, but in particular evangelicals and Catholics—how could they vote for Hillary Clinton?” […]

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The Year of Living Hopelessly
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2016 tempted us toward nihilism. We don’t have to go there. A cartoon of a dog sitting in a room, calmly declaring “This is fine” while engulfed in flames, has circulated widely on social media and become the symbol of 2016. Our public discourse has often included hand-wringing and outrage, but these days, we’re tempted […]

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High Profile Escorts in Gurgaon
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Gurgaon escorts services will vary since plenty depends on the preferences and tastes of the purchasers. They’ll plan to offer best services in your house or home or maybe within the personal room of a bedroom. The service is going to be on an hourly basis though the places are also lavish like five star […]

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How the Ten Commandments Stop Us from Cheating
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Dishonesty is nearly universal—unless you use this one weird trick. Reading the news, you might well conclude that the 2010s are the decade of cheating. Dozens of runners allegedly broke the eligibility rules to enter the 2015 Boston Marathon. In 2012, 125 of the students in a Harvard University government class—with 279 students total—were accused […]

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Misogyny Has Its Moment
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Things we’re reading and discussing this week. According to Susan Dominus in the New York Times, Donald Trump has been the catalyst this week for a “culture-wide shift in how we think of and talk about sexual assault.” Evangelical men are speaking up. In response to the leaked tape of Trump boasting about his sexual […]

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Max Lucado's Hope for This Election Season
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Why the beloved pastor and best-selling author isn’t despairing for the church’s future. Walk into any Christian bookstore in the country, and you’re likely to find whole shelves bearing the works of writer, pastor, and preacher Max Lucado. As a man who likes to “write books for people who don’t like to read books,” Lucado […]

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700 Club Interactive – October 12, 2016
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A wife and mother of two, experienced a miraculous recovery after a life-threatening brain aneurysm.

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700 Club Interactive – October 13, 2016
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A mother’s faith is tested after losing her beloved daughter in the Sandy Hook shootings.

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Why Trump Tape Caused Only One Evangelical Leader to Abandon Him
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(UPDATED) James MacDonald denounces Trump’s ‘misogynistic trash.’ [Updated with James MacDonald reaction] Two days after The Washington Post released a video of Donald Trump candidly bragging about his aggressive groping and kissing of women, there has been little public movement among his leading evangelical supporters and detractors. While Republicans in Congress—most notably John McCain—scrambled to […]

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Despite Mike Pence, Most Evangelical Pastors Are Not Ready to Vote Trump
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Almost half remain undecided, with pastors split over which candidate characteristic is most important. Political endorsements by pastors have been few and far between this election season. That may be because the most popular candidate among pastors is “I don’t know.” Despite vice presidential candidate Mike Pence’s mission to assuage evangelical voters’​ doubts about the […]

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Evangelical Campus Ministry (InterVarsityUSA) Decides Employees Should Hold Evangelical Beliefs on Marriage (Updated with InterVarsity Statement)
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Evangelical organizations employ people who share their core beliefs– just like your church. InterVarsity is an Evangelical Christian organization, and people who work at InterVarsity are, not surprisingly, expected to hold evangelical beliefs. Or, you could state it as Elisabeth Dias of TIME Magazine did: In other words, InterVarsity now has the same policy of […]

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