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Post-Truth, the word of the year


Is our culture losing touch with reality? The folks who pick the official “word of the year” think so. The Christian satire website, Babylon Bee, has had a lot of great headlines. One of my favorites so far: “Progressive Evangelical …

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No, we can’t ‘agree to disagree’ on marriage


For years, a steady drumbeat of Christian pastors, musicians, and authors have announced they’ve “evolved” on the issue of homosexuality. Authors like Matthew Vines and more recently, Jen Hatmaker, musician Nicole Nordeman and Yale philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff argue that the …

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Orientation over speech and religion

Ashers Baking Company

Would a judge actually come out and say freedom of speech and freedom of religion have to take a back seat to sexual orientation? Yup—sure did. Okay—stop me if you’ve heard this story before: A Christian couple opens a bakery …

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Veterans Day 2016 | How grateful are we?

Memorial Day

With the craziest presidential election of all time ending earlier this week, it’s easy to forgive someone for forgetting that Sept. 11 is Veterans Day. Sad to say, at least until President-Elect Trump’s brief but important mention of vets during …

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Muslim refugees meet Jesus | God at work in the midst of crisis

Muslim refugees meet Jesus

We’ve seen the video clips of Muslim refugees—many of them from war-torn Syria—flooding into an unprepared and overwhelmed Europe. We’ve heard accounts of some of these refugees committing ugly crimes and others demanding that the post-Christian societies that welcome them …

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Men not at work | The church and combatting joblessness


Demographers and economists say American men are facing an epidemic of epic proportions: joblessness. We’ve all seen the signs on highways and other construction sites around the country: “Men at Work.” Well, in case you hadn’t noticed, those signs are …

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The election is coming | So’s the day after

The election is coming

Well, perhaps you’ve heard: there’s an election next week. And I’ve never seen the nation or the Church more divided over politics. For the most part, evangelicals are angrily—and I do mean angrily—split over whether to vote for one of …

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