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The Problem of Suicide: How is the Church Caring for those Impacted?
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A church without the broken is a broken church. Each year, 44,193 Americans die by suicide which, on average, amounts to 121 suicides per day. For many of us, these figures don’t feel too far off. We can picture the faces and remember the names of those in our own communities who’ve taken their own […]

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The Truth about Suicide
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More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up. In 2015, more than 44,000 Americans died by suicide—one death every 12 minutes, as the Department of Health and Human Services put it. The overall suicide rate has grown by nearly 30 percent over the past 15 years, prompting some […]

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Do We Need Another Denzel Washington Christ Figure?
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CT asks the actor about his latest movie and Hollywood’s ongoing quest to score the faith audience. To churchgoers, Denzel Washington comes across as the ideal movie star. An Oscar winner accepted among the mainstream elite, he is also open, even evangelical, about his Christian beliefs. In person, the 62-year-old speaks like a Pentecostal preacher […]

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Equipped with Chris Brooks on Moody Radio
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I had another opportunity to guest host on Moody Radio. Last week I had the privilege of once again guest hosting on Moody Radio. I sat in for “Equipped with Chris Brooks,” which airs Monday – Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm Central. On Monday, November 6, my guest was Dr. Jamie Aten, founder and […]

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New Definition of High Blood Pressure Means Half of Us Have It
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Americas top heart doctors broadened the definition of high blood pressure, one of the leading causes of death. 

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Is there LIFE after DEATH part 2       Jnana Caksus Das
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A Punk Rock Rebel Returns to Church
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I was parked between “spiritual but not religious” and “New Age dilettante” when depression threw me into God’s arms. I have always been a person of gloom. Even as a small child, I suffered bouts of depression salted with anxiety before I even knew what the words meant. From toddlerhood on, insomnia overtook me as […]

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Is there LIFE after DEATH       Jnana Caksus Das
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A Crash Course on Being a Protestant Today
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A new “ecclesiological think tank” offers a valuable but incomplete summary. What is the church? Though the question has dogged Christians since the Book of Acts, there has been something of a renewal of interest among American evangelicals. Over the past few years, especially in the wake of cultural transformations in American society, evangelicals have […]

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Pro-Life Groups Celebrate House Victory Over 'Death Panels'
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U.S. House of Representatives repeals so-called “death panels,” as the measure heads to the Senate.

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Life after Death: What Happens after we die? Signs that Our Deceased Loved Ones are still with us!
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What happens after we die? Is there life after death? If so, then is it possible that our deceased loved ones can send us signs they are still with us? Is there evidence that our deceased loved ones send us spirit messages? These are prevalent questions among Baby Boomers dealing with mortality. No matter what […]

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The Faith of the ‘Killable People’
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Why “prison Pentecostalism” is flourishing among criminals, gang members, and others on society’s margins. Whatever doctrine might be preached, when there is Christian worship within the walls of prisons—among the world’s damned—an ancient theology of hell is being recovered, incarnated on earth. It is Christ’s descent to the dead, his triumphant ekklesia conquering the gates […]

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What Arab Leaders Think of USAID Funding Persecuted Christians
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Middle East believers pray more American money won’t mean more problems. Ashty Bahro was one of the first to the scene in al-Qosh, traveling 25 miles over mountainous roads from his base in Iraqi Kurdistan to the town where 850 Iraqi Christian families had been newly displaced. Only weeks earlier, the families had relocated to […]

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Love Thy Neighbor: South Asia Christians Advocate for Rohingya Muslims
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Believers in Bangladesh and Pakistan aid fellow persecuted minority fleeing Myanmar (Burma). Christians in Bangladesh and Pakistan are rallying to support Rohingya Muslims, a fellow persecuted minority in South Asia. Since August, Rohingya refugees have fled targeted violence in Myanmar, the predominantly Buddhist country (formerly known as Burma) where they have long been denied citizenship […]

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A Call to Faith in Action: Mass Incarceration & The Church's Response
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IPM, CACE, and FPE hosted the GC2 Summit on Mass Incarceration On Wednesday, the Institute for Prison Ministries (IPM) of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College hosted the GC2 Summit on Mass Incarceration. This event was co-sponsored by Wheaton College’s Center for Applied Christian Ethics (CACE) and Center for Faith, Politics, and Economics (FPE). […]

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My Near Death Experience ~ IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEzm-opzco4 My Death Experience, Is there Life after Death, Did I know what was happening? Heaven Hell, Bargaining, What Happens when we die?

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The Opioid Crisis: How We Got Here and the Way Out
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Many of us have had personal experience with opioid addiction, whether it’s ourselves or someone we know abusing heroin or prescription painkillers, the two most commonly used opioids. Approximately 175 Americans die from an opioid overdose each day, but opioid addiction and deaths from overdose are vastly underreported.

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The Christian Mandate to Subvert Tribalism
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Our call to pursue nuance, a love-infused, subversive force. The awful hangover from last year’s contentious US presidential election seems to have transitioned into something of a chronic migraine. Interparty animosity is higher than it’s been in a quarter century; nearly 9 in 10 of those in both the Republican and Democratic parties have at […]

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Open Letter to John Piper on White Evangelicalism and Multiethnic Relations
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Lecrae, Truth’s Table, and an Asian American ministry leader Dear John Piper, In your Desiring God article, you wrote how you didn’t know what Lecrae’s “loosening from ‘white evangelicalism’ means for multi-ethnic relations.” I’d like to attempt to address this. Before I do, I’d like to offer up a definition of terms. Evangelicalism: 1) a […]

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International Adoptions Drop to New Low as Evangelical Funding Spikes
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Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions. The number of international adoptions hit a historic low last year, despite growing attention toward orphan care among US evangelicals. Americans adopted 5,372 children in the year ending September 2016, down from a 35-year low the 12 months before. The number […]

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A Roman Catholic Appreciation of Justification by Faith
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Both traditions can appreciate Luther’s famous dictum as a recovery, not a discovery. Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther, an Augustinian monk, famously broke with the Roman Catholic Church, primarily over the doctrine of justification. Luther insisted salvation came through sola fide (faith alone), but Catholic leadership disagreed and excommunicated Luther for his views. So, […]

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Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
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The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks. When Tish Harrison Warren’s article “Who’s In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?” crossed my Twitter feed last spring, I braced myself for a strong response. In the piece, Warren claims that the blogosphere has exposed a longstanding authority crisis within evangelicalism, especially […]

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Neil de Grasse Tyson on the afterlife.  Very moving.
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Confessions of a Christian Prepper
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My hope shouldn’t lie in survival skills and stockpiles. “You could be forgiven for thinking apocalyptic thoughts,” writes The New York Times in response to recent disasters. With multiple earthquakes, successive hurricanes, fires raging in the Northwest and California, as well as escalating tensions with North Korea, the last few months have brought an onslaught […]

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