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  • Liberals More Worried About Gay Weddings Than ISIS Killing Christians

    Ken Connor

    A new article over at CNS News paints a disturbing picture of the state of religious liberty across the globe. Citing religious persecution as "a leading social justice crisis of our time," the article outlines the horrific actions being perpetrated against Christians in the Middle East and Africa, and America's less than robust response to this humanitarian catastrophe.

  • Top 5 Planned Parenthood Myths

    Julie Roys

    Planned Parenthood actually instructs its supporters to "treat tough questions as general issues and don't respond to specifics." There's a good reason for that. It's because Planned Parenthood's talking points bear little resemblance to the truth.

  • Cecile the Lying: Planned Parenthood Performs Abortions After Viability

    Cecile Richards

    In her testimony before Congress on Tuesday, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards claimed, "we don't provide abortions after, um, viability." This was in answer to Rep. DeSantis' question about whether babies who survive abortions should be given medical care and treatment.

  • Gun Control and the Gospel

    Greg Stier

    What happened at Umpqua Community College was at a level of malevolence beyond any earthly explanation or solution. Like a river of magma underneath the earth's crust, unimaginable evil burst forth yesterday. Tragically, it's eruption extinguished ten precious lives and devastated countless others.

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  • 10 More Ways Churches Drive Away First-Time Guests

    Thom Rainer

    On November 1, 2014, I wrote a blog post about ten ways churches drive away first-time guests. Those top ten ways came from an informal Twitter poll. I was surprised by the number of responses we received for both the poll and the blog post.

  • Dare to Believe in God's Power to Change You

    Joyce Meyer

    My father became a Christian when he was 83 years old. There were many times throughout the years when I thought, "He will never change!" But I kept praying for him. And thank God, eventually, he did change—he experienced the greatest transformation of all.

  • 4 Characteristics of Gospel Love

    paul tripp

    I've been uploading some sermons from 1st Peter to my website, and I wanted to use this Article as an opportunity to reflect upon one verse that I find incredibly challenging.

  • 10 Signs Your Pastor Is Becoming a Chaplain

    Thom Rainer

    In the broadest sense, a chaplain refers to those who are assigned to care and provide ministry for a specific group of people. Military and hospital chaplains, for example, have clearly defined groups who come under their care and ministry.

  • 13 Critical Issues Killing Christian Schools (Part 2)

    Robert F. Davis

    Lofty language about a "calling" to establish a school, shared by an individual or steering committee, usually surrounds a project announcement and appears to be sincere. So why does calamity frequently follow close behind?

  • 10 Things Effective Churches Do Well

    A Young Man's Ideal Church

    I've written posts for this site and my own that describe some of the negatives our church consulting teams and "spies" have found in churches. The goal of this post is to show some of the positives we've seen in different churches. The topics vary, but perhaps something will help you in your church.


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  • Artificial Intelligence Will One Day Lead People to New Levels of Holiness

    There is a great debate happening around the world regarding the future of Artificial Intelligence. Some people believe that AI will bring forth the end of humanity. Others fear that robots simply won't have humanity's best interest in mind.

  • 4 Ways Porn Will Ruin Your Sex Life

    A couple of years ago, Huffington Post published an article with this title: "5 Reasons Why Watching Porn Together Can Be Good For Your Relationship." Their reasons?

  • Kim Davis Should Render to Caesar What Is Caesar's

    Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis would do more for the Gospel by stepping down rather than continuing her legal fight to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • 10 More Ways Churches Drive Away First-Time Guests

    On November 1, 2014, I wrote a blog post about ten ways churches drive away first-time guests. Those top ten ways came from an informal Twitter poll. I was surprised by the number of responses we received for both the poll and the blog post.

  • 13 Critical Issues Killing Christian Schools (Part 1)

    Intentions always seem to be good. Excitement is always high. And establishing a steering committee never seems to be a problem. So, why do Christian schools encounter serious problems and so often end catastrophically?

  • 5 Ways Churches Can Reach Millennials

    Not too long ago a young man tweeted me, thanking and commending me for being a 21st century pastor. After a few moments of back-patting, and feeling good about myself, a sobering question came to mind. Should his comment be considered a compliment, or should I take it as a passive reference of the Church's overall state today?

  • Justin Bieber, the Great Grace Deception and 'Swagging Towards Jesus'

    In response to Justin Bieber's latest profession of faith in Jesus, Candace Cameron Bure on "The View" said, "I think it's important to remember that when someone says they're a Christian it doesn't mean they're perfect. They are just a recognized sinner in need of God's grace."