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ISIS and Nero: Persecution of Christians

This is post 3 of 3 in the series “theology of suffering” ISIS, throughout their so-called caliphate, is crucifying, butchering, and setting fire to Christians. While we are abhorred by this barbaric evil, this is nothing new for Christians. 2000 years ago Christ’s followers were experiencing  the same evil that

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LGBT 9, Stutzman 0: Time for the Church to Rise Up

Baronelle Stutzman, florist and grandmother On Friday we witnessed a travesty of justice and an attack on the 1st Amendment to the US constitution enshrining religious freedom and the freedom of conscience, speech and press. In a 9-0 decision, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled against the 72-year-old grandmother and florist, Barronelle Stutzman, for

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Jesus Was a Refugee, Too

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “theology of suffering” Jesus was a refugee. That’s something to think about today as the global refugee crisis generates so much discussion. In many war-torn countries, people are being forced from their towns and cities and into refugee camps, either within their own

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Young Artist Sings Old Hymn for President Trump

Those attending the Inaugural Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral for President Donald Trump received a thrill (and returned a standing ovation) from an unlikely source. Marlana VanHoose—20 years old, blind and moderately cerebral-palsied—lifted her magnificent voice in praise to the three-in-one God with a splendid rendition of How

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Is Your Church Discipling Its Nation?

This is post 2 of 2 in the series “discipleship” The church is called to make disciples. In part 1, Bob showed that Jesus’ great commission mandates discipleship, and argued that our great commission efforts typically fall short of that goal. Evangelism is necessary, but making disciples is essential. Now

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