Rod Anderson

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Reaching Refugees with the Gospel

A Texas pastor originally from Iraq is urging the Church to get out of politics amid the swirling debate about travel bans and do the work of ministering to refugees because "God is sending the nations here."

A Christian Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform

Leading Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore, apologist Ravi Zacharias and nearly 100 other Christian leaders have signed onto a declaration that calls for restorative criminal justice reform in the United States and urges Christians to unite in opposition to the nation's "misguided response to crime."

'Believe in Yourself' Isn't Always Great Advice!

Several years ago, when I was a student pastor, I was sitting in an awards ceremony for one of our teenagers. The presenter stood up to begin calling names of the recipients, but before she began handing out the plaques she took the opportunity to "sneak a speech."

Will New Tax Policy Hurt Church Giving?

As Congress and President Donald Trump work to pass tax reform some are concerned that current proposals in Congress will yield a substantial decrease in charitable giving, hurting those groups who serve the most vulnerable people in society.

Is Racism Rising in America?

Marking 50 years of legalized interracial marriage in America, reformed theologian John Piper said Jesus Christ celebrates such marriages while warning that "angry white supremacy" has been on the rise.

When Christians Are Churlish

On the night that Jesus was betrayed, he said to his disciples, "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another" (John 13:34-35).

This Space Is Only Safe for Our Kind!

College administrations across the United States are coming up with more and more methods to stifle the free speech of students who dare to voice conservative political beliefs on campus. One technique is by designating certain areas of campuses as "safe spaces." But are those spaces really safe for conservatives?

Experiencing the Holy Spirit

We've probably all experienced worship gatherings where we thought to ourselves, "I know God is omnipresent, but it sure feels like He is nowhere close to this place!"

Pay Attention, Lest You Fall!

The persecution of Christians in the Middle East carried out by the Islamic State is a "genocide" the depletion of Christianity from its ancient homeland "must" and "will" end, according to Vice President Mike Pence.

A Victory for Life in Texas

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed into law a measure that will ban the procedure of dismemberment abortion, which involves ripping apart a baby and then removing the pieces one at a time from a womb.

Is Your Church Too Complacent?

Much of what we do in our churches must change. And, unfortunately, many church members and leaders resist change. They seek stability and comfort over obedience and sacrifice.

Band Together to Defend Yourselves From Sin!

Demonic activity will move naturally in realms where conditions are opposed to our well-being and devoid of the blessing of God. They look for and feed on environments where God is absent, such as our entertainment choices.

The Promise of Heaven

How can people know for sure that they are going to heaven? Does everyone just go automatically because they die, unless they've been really bad?

Dragging Your Children to Church

If you allow your children to stop going to church because they dislike it but insist they go to math class because it is good for them, those are "atheistic" priorities, according to Russell Moore.