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A Christian Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean

As Christians, we need to avoid falling prey to those trying to manipulate public opinion by inciting fear. When we picture the women, children and men coming across the sea, we must not envision them as potential terrorists and criminals. The truth is that the majority are seeking refuge from terrorists, violence, war and persecution. They are the threatened ones.

How to Explore the Bible's Linguistic Patterns

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While the wonderful surface linguistic details of the Biblical stories and teachings help carry their power, post-modern Biblical hermeneutical study helps uncover deeper linguistic reserves of linguistic power that the Holy Spirit then magnifies. One of these reserves involves the amazing and subtle linguistic patterns utilized by the skilled, Spirit-led, Biblical authors.

What Is the World's Most Popular Religion?

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If you had to guess, which religion do you think is the most popular? Here is a clue. Billions of people travel this well-worn path, as they place eternal hope in their own ability to secure the ultimate reward.

How to Avoid Being Scammed When Donating to Christian Charities Overseas

Dan Busby, president of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), is included on the list of The NonProfit Times\'

As the world faces the largest refugee crisis since World War II (UNHCR), 51 million men, women and children—many of them Christians—are in desperate need of help. While Christians around the world are ready to provide spiritual, physical and emotional aid, these efforts are being hindered by ongoing global financial turmoil and a public distrust of governments, corporations and NGOs resulting from widespread financial scandal.

Former Mars Hill Church Executive Pastor and Elder Shares All: Big Mistake of ResultSource (Pt. 1)

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Romans 8:28 is clear that God uses everything in our lives for our good and his glory. Again by the grace of God, the story of Mars Hill presents many lessons to be learned that I pray might help others. One of the biggest mistakes of Mars Hill Church was using a company called ResultSource. It deserves to be a business school case some day, but for right now, let's focus on the leadership lessons.

Should I Tie My Children's Allowance to Their Chores?

Jen Wilkin

Teaching children responsibility is a primary task for parents. The question of whether or not an allowance should be paid for completing chores requires parents to consider training in two areas simultaneously: responsibility for work and responsibility for money.

God Goes to Harvard

Chelsen Vicari

A bastion of liberal secular education, Harvard University is certainly not the most open environment to Christian faith and values. The same is said of Yale, Dartmouth, and Princeton. Still, God is working within Harvard University and America's Ivy League universities.

A Millennial's March for Marriage

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More than ever before, this year's March for Marriage is centered on protecting God's design for one man and one woman marriage, as well as defending the religious liberty of those who hold that conviction.

Young Christians Spiritually Failing in Real World Because Youth Groups Depend Too Much on Emotional High, Says Nancy Pearcey (CP Interview 1/2)

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The main reason people abandon Christianity is unanswered intellectual questions, yet many churches treat faith as a mostly emotional experience, philosopher Nancy Pearcey argued in an interview with The Christian Post. Her new book, "Finding Truth: 5 Principles for Unmasking Atheism, Secularism, and Other God Substitutes," provides five practical strategies to help Christians think about issues that challenge their faith.

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March for Marriage

Rainbow Coalition of Traditional Marriage Supporters March to Supreme Court

What may have been the most diverse gathering of activists ever in Washington, D.C., gathered Saturday to "March for Marriage." While the rainbow is often used as a symbol of diversity for the Gay Rights Movement, an impressive array of racial and ethnic backgrounds were evident among those united to defend marriage.

Christian Leaders Affirm Support for Traditional Marriage Ahead of Supreme Court Case; Pastors Say Marriage Must Be Preserved for Sake of Children

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Religious leaders from a wide array of denominations have released a joint statement reaffirming their support for traditional marriage ahead of the Supreme Court's hearing of oral arguments on Tuesday. The Christian leaders have said that reaffirming marriage as between one man and one woman is vital for protecting children and offering them both a father and a mother.

Weekend of Service

California Church Mobilizes 10,000 Volunteers for 'Weekend of Service' Worth $2 Million

A church in California will be mobilizing an estimated 10,000 volunteers to perform over 400 charitable service projects over the course of 48 hours, estimated to be worth over $2 million in billable labor and material.

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'Little Boy' Review: A Charming and at Times Far-Fetched Tale About Faith and Family

Alejandro Monteverde risks trivializing faith by likening it to magic in "Little Boy" but manages to appease believers with a powerful lesson about loving thy neighbor.

People attend a commemoration ceremony to mark the centenary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in Yerevan, Armenia, April 24, 2015
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World Marks 100th Anniversary of Genocide of 1.5 Million Armenians, One of the Largest Christian Genocides in History

World and faith leaders are marking on Friday the 100th year anniversary of the genocide of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire, one of the largest Christian massacres in history.

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Christian Mother Delivers First All-Girl Quintuplets Born in US Since 1969 in 4 Minutes

A Christian mother from Houston, Texas made history last Wednesday when she became the first woman to give birth to a set of all-girl quintuplets in the United States since 1969 and she did it all in four minutes.