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Maundy Thursday and the marriage battle

Maundy Thursday

We often hear that if we stand for truth, we’ll alienate people from the Gospel. Well, today reminds us we need not choose between truth and love. “You’re on the wrong side of history.” “Not fully affirming LGBT rights is …

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Marriage and nominal Christianity

In Ezekiel 5, the prophet laments that not only had Jerusalem become wicked and idolatrous—she had become an embarrassment to even her pagan, Baal-worshiping neighbors. Well, professing Christians today may find themselves in a similarly embarrassing spot. When it comes …

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Evangelicals and politics | What is an evangelical?

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The media is all over the “evangelical” vote this election season. But do they even know what an evangelical is? Forty years ago, Time magazine declared 1976 to be “The Year of the Evangelical.” The occasion was the candidacy of …

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Call it genocide — finally

Holocaust Memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe

There’s no question Christians are being persecuted in the Middle East. But is it genocide? Congress finally says yes. In the mid-1940s, Raphael Lemkin, a Jewish lawyer born and raised in Poland, coined a name for what prior to the …

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