Evangelical White House Staffer Explains Role of Faith in Obama Administration in New Memoir

An evangelical staffer in the Obama White House is offering an honest look into the gritty nature of national politics during the 44th president's time in office, urging Americans to re-engage what it means to have hope.

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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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Trump's Inaugural: Putting America Back on Its Legs

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Intended or not, Donald Trump's inaugural program and speech has put America back on two sturdy legs that have been whacked at, sawn into, axed, and whittled upon: the theme of God's transcendence on the one side, and the importance of a reverential fear of the Lord on the other.

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Matthew 4:18 — Take This Job and Quit It?

One day in the land of Matthew 4:18, Jesus is walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee. He sees two brothers — Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew — throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living.

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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.