Listening to food – what it tells us about who we are…

Eating is about more than taking on fuel.  Whether we realize or not, eating is a window into our most basic beliefs about ourselves and the world in which we live.

 

“Human beings don’t just eat to live,”

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Profiling a church that mostly attracts the under-thirty crowd…

It goes against the grain of church marketing.  There is no praise band and no PowerPoint for either the sermon or the music.  The sermons are long, really long!  But the typical Sunday congregation is mostly young

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Keeping young people in church takes more than technology and a swank coffee bar!

Since its release in May of this year, reviewers have been giving high praise to Got Religion?: How Churches, Mosques, and Synagogues Can Bring Young People Back. 

 

A broad range of experts insist that Got Religion?

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Why is there so much good in our fallen world?

The answer to this question can be found in the doctrine of common grace.  

 

Writing during the early years of World War II, Scottish theologian John Murray penned a very helpful exposition of this doctrine, which he introduced

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Sustaining Christian witness in an increasingly pagan culture…

 

Things seem to be speeding up!  Challenges to the Christian faith are becoming increasingly common in many different segments of our culture—from healthcare to business to education to campus ministry.  Unfortunately, most Christians are not prepared to

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Religious freedom may be lost — but not by my hand!

Few people are as passionate about religious freedom as Os Guinness.  He and his family were among the victims of the Chinese revolution led by Mao Tse Tung.  The son of medical missionaries, Guinness lost two brothers during

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What Hobby Lobby means, present and future…

Religious liberty is the first freedom.  It is the foundational human right that undergirds all the other rights that are necessary for us to enjoy rich and full lives.

 

Last Monday’s Supreme Court decision, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

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Kicking Evangelicals off university campuses…

Requiring campus student leaders to be converts to Christianity can get a ministry kicked off campus at some schools.  Sadly, an increasing number of universities and colleges are requiring Evangelical campus groups to open their leadership roles to all

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The new Via Crucis – The Way of the Cross, 2014…

We live in a new age of Christian martyrs.  It is estimated that the 20th century saw the killing of over half of all Christian ever martyred.  And over 1 million Christians have died for their faith

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Love the Lord with all your mind…

The Christian Mind is on all accounts a classic.  Its call to serious Christian thinking left a lasting impact on the careers of a broad range of Christian leaders, such as Mark Noll (historian), James Sire (apologist), John Piper

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