Christian Leaders Mark Start of Trump Term: 'God Will Sweep the Nation'

Speaking to hundreds of Christians Thursday night, Christian thought leader Lance Wallnau asserted that God has anointed Donald Trump to be a "secular Cyrus" who will hopefully usher in an awakening that will lead to the transformation the United States.

Donald Trump Is 'Morally Unqualified' But Christians Don't Need Qualified Gov't, John Piper Says

As America gets ready for the presidency of New York billionaire Donald Trump, John Piper, founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary called the president-elect a "morally unqualified" leader but said Christians have never required a morally qualified leader to thrive.

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Persecuted Burmese Christians Risk Death to Help Victims of ISIS in Mosul

Iraqi forces wounded in the ongoing battle to push the Islamic State out of Mosul need all the help they can to stay alive. And coming to their rescue are oppressed Christians who felt God's call for them to travel all the way from the civil-war ridden asian nation of Burma.

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Are Rich People Like Trump a Problem in God's Eyes?

Dear Chuck, I read that Donald Trump will be the richest president ever to take office, and that his cabinet, which is made up of a lot of successful businessmen and women, will also be the wealthiest group ever assembled. Do you think that is a problem?

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5 Questions Your Church Should Ask About Communications

Annual evaluation is commonplace in work, in school, and in life. A new year presents the opportunity for us to take a moment to evaluate where we are at the beginning of the year, where we want to be at the end of the year, and how we can get from A to B during the year.

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What Does It Mean to Be a Mediocre Negro?

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What do NFL stars Jim Brown and Ray Lewis, "Family Feud" host Steve Harvey, rapper Kanye West, megachurch pastor Darrell Scott, Dr. Ben Carson, and Martin Luther King, III, have in common? They are all black.

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Why God Pursues Man

Have you ever felt like God was pursuing you? If so, did it feel like a cop in a police car coming to arrest you, or more like a paramedic in an ambulance rushing to your rescue?

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20:17 Is Good for Godly Friendships

There are many great themes people have proposed for 2017, and numerous Bible verses that brothers or sisters in the Lord could select as wise, focused sources of Divine Light for the new year, 2017.

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Eat Until You Are Hungry

Every child of God can experience a strong hunger for the Word of God. Just as healthy people have a natural appetite for food, healthy Christians have a spiritual hunger for Scripture. But what if you find yourself lacking any real hunger for God's Word? The solution to this problem is actually quite simple.

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Facebook vs. Family: Guess Who Won?

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Let's face it. We all live busy lives ... between work, family, friends, and everything else that occupies — or threatens to occupy — our attention. I knew I had spent a little time on Facebook here and there but when I saw the actual statistics, I was mortified.

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How Many Attacks Must We Endure Before the Islamic Link Is Recognized?

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Liberalism is putting our lives at risk. Liberalism will not recognize the link between Islam and the recent spates of attacks the West is enduring — including the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale airport baggage claim, the truck-driving attack on Christmas shoppers in Berlin, or the Ohio State student who drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed other victims.

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Can I Lose My Salvation? A Plea for Grace on Both Sides.

Those who believe you can lose your salvation should not chide those who believe in eternal security — "once saved always saved" is by no means a license to sin — it's a belief in God's guarantee. But on the flip side, those who embrace eternal security should not mock those who disagree.

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6 Statements That Can Kill a Church

Words can kill churches because they often have deadly actions behind them. As we begin this new year, please allow me to share six statements that I have heard from church members whose churches have died.

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The Danger of Trump's Impulsiveness

Donald Trump has opportunity to establish new direction in foreign policy, balanced between the blasé idealism and neglect of the Obama era, and the regime-change interventionism that came to characterize Iraq policy under George W. Bush.