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Christian Family Says LGBT Bullying Continues Even After They Closed Bridal Shop Over Harassment

The co-owner of a Pennsylvania bridal shop who felt she had no other option but to close her family's business following attacks from LGBT activists, says their livelihood is still being threatened even after they closed the 22-year-old store in March.

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Beth Moore on Paige Patterson Controversy: 'Broken System' Will Not Mend If Men Refuse to Listen

Prominent evangelist Beth Moore, founder of Living Proof Ministries, has responded to the resignation of Paige Patterson as Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary president, by telling men that the "broken system" will not change if they keep refusing to listen to what women have to say.

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Grief: Friend and Foe

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I have perceived two pervasive responses in our culture that seem to influence and dominate how we react to grief. The first treats grief as an unwelcome, uninvited trespasser to be shunned or dismissed.

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Detained for Hours by Police as Men Spit on the Name of Jesus. My Day in Jerusalem

As we tried to leave quietly, one agitator started following me and yelling "Missionary!" in the crowded market place. He was then joined by other ultra-Orthodox Jews who started to surround me and challenge me. At that point, I decided that this was the perfect opportunity to share my faith boldly and clearly. I told them that, yes, of course, I believe in Yeshua (Jesus), and yes, I'm still a Jew.

Why Do Youth Ministries Struggle Financially?

In a time when the needs of America's youth are so numerous and pressures to help teens are so gigantic, why is it that viable youth ministries struggle so to keep their doors open? Numerous youth ministries have had to shut down.

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You Be the Change — an Open Letter to Teenagers

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The culture on your campus of meanness, bullying (physical, emotional & cyber), anger, violence and disconnection needs to change. The transformation starts with you. Don't wait on politicians and other adults to try to change things.

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How the Legal Status of Abortion Impacts Abortion Rates

Proponents of legal abortion maintain that legalizing abortion will not result in more abortions, but will instead improve the safety of abortions. However, an extremely broad body of economic and public health research clearly indicates that various legal protections of unborn children reduce the incidence of abortion.

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Presenting a Different Jesus

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The Jesus being presented in many churches today is different because He is not the One we find in the Bible. The popular Jesus being presented is the one who fills churches to the rafters with fans and not disciples. Many of our modern churches focus on self-improvement instead of dying to self.

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God and the Santa Fe School District

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The hostility against religion in general, but Christianity in particular, can get downright vicious. In Santa Fe, the ACLU filed suit to halt prayers at a baccalaureate service, privately sponsored by a group of ministers in 1995. Just to make sure they got the message, Kent declared, "Anybody who violates these orders, no kidding, is going to wish that he or she had died as a child when this court gets through with it."

An Invitation to God to Invade Our Schools

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"Forget about trying to get prayer back in schools. We need to start praying in our schools." I want to encourage committed Christian young people on our campuses throughout America to join together for a few minutes each day for prayer.

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Why Pope's Response to a Gay Man Is Wrong, but in Line With Many Evangelicals

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The pope's alleged statement that God would make someone gay and would want him to stay gay goes against Scripture and established Christian doctrine. This is what happens when compassion is divorced from truth and any hope of transformation. And sadly, it's not just the alleged position of the pope and many in society, but of many evangelicals too.

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The Father Factor

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Fathers, in this article I would like to call you like a good coach, to come off of the bench and get in the game. The game I am talking about is the game of life.

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Politics Disintegrating Into Gotcha Moments

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Before the politically correct crowd started criticizing free speech constantly, you rarely heard about gaffes by politicos. Now the news is full of them. The left figured out that by labeling more and more speech as "hate" and "intolerant," they could take down figures out the right without ever actually debating them on the merits of issues.