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Does Hollywood have an anti-Christian bias?

hollywood anti-christian bias

I get asked (usually from Christian media) if I believe Hollywood is anti-Christian. I understand the question, because it’s pretty easy to see that Judeo-Christian values aren’t exactly the hot button these days in the movie and television industries. And …

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Human dignity and justice reform

In 2014, in an all-too-rare case of bipartisan cooperation, Congress created the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections to tackle what many have called a crisis in the federal prison system. Why they named it after Chuck was pretty …

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Jesus vs. the Bible

A page torn from an inspirational daily calendar of Bible verses is making rounds these days on social media. It features a pretty purple flower and a quote from Luke 4:7: “If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be …

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Mark Driscoll rises from the ashes in Phoenix

Mark Driscoll

While one self-involved, authoritarian, crude-talkin’ leader has been making headlines across the country, another one has quietly been coming up with plans to start his own church in Phoenix. Mark Driscoll, pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle until he resigned …

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Which Christianity?

church

The big religion story of last year? Christianity is in decline in America. The sensational headlines were based on data from the Pew Research Center. But as Ed Stetzer of Lifeway Research observed in the USA Today, the folks writing …

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The problem with Trump’s change of heart on abortion

Donald Trump

In 1999, Donald Trump claimed to be “pro-choice in every respect,” to the point he would have opposed a ban on late-term and partial-birth abortions. His position at that time reflected the extreme edges of abortion ideology. A mere 14 percent of …

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