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The Christian Leader’s Guide to Economics
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The so-called “dismal science” is a powerful tool for wealth creation, but also for healing broken communities. I open my car door, sit down, and turn the key. Carefully balancing my coffee, I put my foot on the brake, shift into reverse, and gently press the gas pedal as I pull out of my driveway […]

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Died: Harry Blamires, the C. S. Lewis Protégé Who Rediscovered ‘The Christian Mind’
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Influential theologian and author lived to be 101, and to see his popular book remain in print. British theologian and literary scholar Harry Blamires, who taught the church to think like Christians in the face of a secularizing culture, died last month at age 101. His writing career was shaped by C. S. Lewis, who […]

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What the New Midlife Crisis Means for Christian Women
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Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message. The holidays are upon us. My mailbox is brimming with catalogs, our family calendar is stacked with end-of-year events, and I’m not the only woman feeling the irony of hauling out plastic totes of decorations proclaiming “peace” and “joy” when often this season […]

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Caller is Christian, Son is Atheist, & Look at the Trees | Dianna – MN | Atheist Experience 21.46
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The Atheist Experience episode 21.46 for November 26, 2017, with Tracie Harris and Jen Peeples. Call the show on Sundays 4:00-6:00pm CDT: 1-512-686-0279 We welcome your comments on the open blog thread for this show. ► http://freethoughtblogs.com/axp/ YouTube comments are at present disabled in our channel, to the displeasure of some. However, each video has […]

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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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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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Police & Christian Violence & the Supernatural | Austin – Minneapolis, MN | Atheist Experience 21.37
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The Atheist Experience episode 21.37 for September 24, 2017, with Matt Dillahunty and guest Muhammad Syed. Call the show on Sundays 4:00-6:00pm CDT: 1-512-686-0279 We welcome your comments on the open blog thread for this show. ► http://freethoughtblogs.com/axp/ YouTube comments are at present disabled in our channel, to the displeasure of some. However, each video […]

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No, the World Won't End Next Week and There's No Such Thing as a Christian Numerologist
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If we start speaking up about bad “Christian” reporting, maybe people will do it less. Again, we must deal with fake news. I’ve written on this numerous times before here and here, and undoubtedly, this won’t be the last time. In this case, it’s making Christians look silly. Again. But, there it is on the […]

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Black and White Christian Leaders Lament Charlottesville
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Conference call tries to turn ‘pain and anger’ into ‘resolve and commitment.’ They’re angry and sad and scared. About a dozen Christian leaders shared their reactions to Charlottesville on a Friday conference call organized by Civilitas Group president Doug Birdsall. “We want to hear of the pain and anger from African American leaders, and we […]

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Missions Sunday: The Missing Key to the Refugee Crisis: Christian Hospitality towards Muslims (Part Two)
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A biblical view of hospitality can offer a corrective to the current view of refugees. Read The Missing Key to the Refugee Crisis: Christian Hospitality towards Muslims, Part One (The Calling of Levi: Jesus Invites the Marginalized; Levi’s Feast: The Challenge of Hospitality to the Marginalized; Jesus Reveals His Motive; Jesus and the Samaritans: Enemies […]

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Christian VS Atheist Men – Dating Preferences
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Christian VS Atheist Men – Dating Preferences. This is a response to a video titled “How Christian Guys Describe a Godly Girl”. Not representative of all christian men, but hilarious nonetheless. Are these men sexist… or the sexiest?!?! SUPPORT ME ON PATREON! http://www.patreon.com/Jaclyn *FOLLOW ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA! * MY INSTAGRAM (@JaclynGlenn) ► https://www.instagram.com/JaclynGlenn MY […]

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Why Christian Scholars Loved Peter Berger
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His sympathetic treatment of faith made him a rock star among Christ-following academics. In 1966, a Viennese-born sociologist, not quite 40 years old, produced a scholarly work that changed the world. Or more precisely, it changed the way we see and shape the world. The Social Construction of Reality, named one of the top five […]

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Supreme Court to Decide If Christian Businesses Must Serve Gay Weddings
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Colorado baker faces fines for refusing cakes for same-sex couples. As same-sex marriage became legal in more and more states and then across the country, evangelicals and others with religious objections have worried about their obligations to accommodate gay and lesbian couples. After several state-level disputes involving florists, photographers, and bakers, America’s highest court will […]

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The Vacuum Christian Indifference Creates
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The crisis we face when the church is silent on social justice. In Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis warns that the enemy sends errors in pairs: "He relies on our dislike of one to send us into the opposite." We’re all prone to address an evil that offends or victimizes us by embracing its flawed […]

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ISIS Flag Flies in Asia’s Most Christian Country
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Islamist insurgence in the southern Philippines forces Christians to flee, hide, or die. The violence, instability, and Christian persecution that ISIS has brought to the Middle East is making its way to a besieged island in the Philippines. More than 100 people have been killed and hundreds more taken hostage in the span of a […]

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ICE Deports Christian Who Fled Persecution Back to Indonesia
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Man who sought asylum in New Jersey church caught up in 100-day surge in non-criminal arrests. Four years ago, eight Indonesian Christians living in a New Jersey church received some encouraging news: despite overstaying their visas for more than a decade, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents would not be deporting them. This year, ICE […]

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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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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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News: The Title IX Lives of Christian Colleges
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Why CCCU schools are split on claiming one of their legal rights. What was intended as a “list of shame” for Christian colleges may instead become a badge of honor. The US Department of Education (DOE) now publicly lists which schools have religious exemptions from portions of Title IX, the civil rights law banning sex […]

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My Christian Spiritual Awakening (How an Atheist found Jesus Christ)
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Here is the story from how I went from being an atheist that believed in nothing but what I could feel and see to finding Jesus Christ! FOLLOW ME http://www.twitter.com/dakotawint http://www.instagram.com/dakotawint http://www.facebook.com/dakotawint MERCH http://www.stayhappystayweird.com

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How Do I Tell My Atheist Parents I’m Christian? Ask Hugo #37
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Hugo is back to answer more of your burning questions! Ask more for next time in the comments! Donate- https://www.patreon.com/TBR The Qur’an Reloaded- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1gSxXwxoIxIt9doAapuueg Hugo’s Twitter- @HugoReloaded Jake’s Twitter- @BibleReloaded TBR Logo Created By- Chris Cheape aka CheapeOne Front End/Back End Logos and Buttons Created by- Iskander Aminov aka @Izzy_IRA Theme Song- “Hugo and Jake” […]

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Breaking the 200 Barrier: Monmouth Christian Church in Monmouth, Oregon
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Church planted by pioneers seeks to reach hipsters MCC is a church planted by pioneers from Illinois 160 years ago. Throughout those 16 decades it has been a church that has seen some major highs and painful lows. This legacy has included the season when the building was condemned, an Easter when they had an […]

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How Fidel Castro's Death Will Affect Cuba's Christian Revival
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It won’t. And that’s (mostly) a good thing. The remains of Fidel Castro are being displayed in Havana as part of Cuba’s nine days of official mourning for the deceased dictator. Many world leaders will not attend the funeral next week for the man who raised literacy rates but kept a rigid grasp on civil […]

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