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Who Do You Say that I Am? Idols vs. the real Jesus

Who is Jesus? It’s a foundational question, and one many Christians struggle to answer. In Matthew 16, Jesus asks His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” “Some say John the Baptist,” they replied, “others say …

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Let’s talk about the talk

There’s a battle raging right now over sex education, and our kids are in the line of fire. “Your teacher told you what?” These are the first words of too many parents when they discover what their teens and pre-teens are …

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Where is Your Bible?

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The KGB finally got what it wanted—the separation of church and Bible in the West—with disastrous results. Two majors with the KGB stood over Gavin Ashenden, who was caught smuggling Bibles into the old Soviet Union during the eighties. Who were his …

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Mourning in the wake of Las Vegas

Our nation is faced with another act of horrific evil. This time, a mass shooting in Las Vegas. What do we say? What do we do? For the third time—by my count—since Eric and I became the voices of BreakPoint, …

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The death of outrage

death of outrage

Outrage is dead, and we have killed it. Americans, faced with an increasing parade of bona fide evils are more likely to causally shrug their shoulders and mumble “meh,” rather than express anything approaching authentic anger, shock or outrage at …

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Many atheists aren’t so sure

Sometimes, holding on to faith in God can be hard. But then again, so can holding on to faith in no God. One of the most persistent challenges of the Christian life is doubt. The most faithful, and spiritually mature …

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Making colleges safe for libertinism

college libertinism

These days, colleges expect their students to drink like fish and hook up frequently. And they’re just trying to keep a lid on it. Sort of. A few months ago, a colleague of mine spoke with a young man about …

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Human sexuality and the spirit of the age

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More than 125 years ago, The Chautauquan, a scientific journal, first posed a question that we’re all familiar with: “If a tree were to fall on an island where there were no human beings, would there be any sound?” People …

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Antifa vs free speech

America’s founders believed that freedom of speech, the ability to express political and religious opinions, even unpopular ones, is central to self-government. Of course, this freedom, like all freedoms, has limits, particularly when it comes to putting others in actual danger. We …

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