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Truth and Love: It’s Not Your Father’s Pulpit Anymore

Pity the pastor who has to consider what could happen if he speaks the truth. Time was when the preacher set the tone and the church shaped the community. Now it’s more like the other way around. As Darrow has … Continue reading

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Coram Deo: The Glory of God in the Face of Christ

Coram Deo is about living every moment of our lives before the face of God–in his presence, under his authority, and for his glory–whether in the sanctuary, in the home or in the marketplace and the public square. That being … Continue reading

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Imagination, the Human Capacity for Godlike Creativity

Imagination is one of the Creator’s most valuable gifts to his human creatures. When imagination is nurtured, we flourish. When it is suppressed, we languish. My friend, Ana, spent several days sitting and talking with a group of young teen … Continue reading

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God Didn’t Make Me to Be a Suicide Bomber

A nine-year-old Afghan girl named Spozhmai is being held in protective custody at a police station in the Khan Neshin district in the southeastern part of Helmand province. She turned herself into the police rather than carry out the order of … Continue reading

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Is the Church Listening to Martin Luther King?

Last October I was teaching a class on ethics to my children and we read “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” This famous open letter was penned by Martin Luther King on April 16, 1963. I had never read it before. I … Continue reading

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10,000 Cases of Breast Cancer Every Year Because of Abortion

Another front in the war against women has opened: the coverup of the relationship between abortion and cancer. Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, M.D. breast surgical oncologist and co-director of the Steeplechase Cancer Center’s Breast Program, writes: “Abortion is a risk factor … Continue reading

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Disciple a NATION? The Story of the Canaan Farm School

At the Disciple Nations Alliance, we often remind people that the Great Commission actually reads “… disciple all nations” (Matthew 28:19). That’s what Jesus said. But people often ask us, “Can anyone really disciple a nation? Can a country really be … Continue reading

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Global Hunger: Moving in the Right Direction

On the subject of hunger Jesus said something that he said about few examples of human extremity:  I was hungry and you gave me food, (Mat 25:35 ESV). When we feed the hungry, we feed Him. That truth adds significance to some … Continue reading

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How One Western Christian Can Serve the Persecuted Church

Reading about the persecuted church isn’t the same thing as serving the persecuted church. Last week we posted “Why Are Western Christians Silent When Their Brethren Suffer?” Several readers wrote to ask “What do we do?” Here are some ideas. … Continue reading

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Abby Johnson vs. Planned Parenthood: Arbortuaries Closing in Record Numbers

Planned Parenthood has a courageous former employee to thank for losing business. Planned Parenthood is, of course, America’s leading abortion provider, and active in many countries of the world. For those who know that, the name evokes a sense of … Continue reading

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