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Are you a dangerous Christian?


How far can Christianity be reduced before it’s no longer Christianity? We need to be able to answer that question with a firm answer. One of C. S. Lewis’ most famous arguments is his so-called “trilemma,” laid out in “Mere …

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Real history, toilets and all

synagogue in Magdala

Just before or after New Year’s, everyone—or at least so it seems—comes out with a “Best of” list. These best-known lists can contain movies, music, television shows, books, whatever. But there are other “Best of” lists worth noting and worth …

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New Year, same issues, eternal hope


Many people are glad 2016 is behind us, and I understand why. But of course, the issues that made last year a struggle are not behind us. Let me explain. We talk a lot on BreakPoint about what the French …

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The decline of Christianity in the West

After sitting on my reading list for almost two years, I finally cracked open Mary Eberstadt’s book “How The West Really Lost God,” and I regret not reading it sooner. I don’t normally review books on this blog, but as …

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What Child is this?

baby jesus

There is only one baby who was born to be the Savior of the world. This Child was sent from heaven on a divine search-and-rescue mission — and meeting Him must be our ultimate goal in life. Who is this …

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Born-again babies | Saved by surgery in the womb

1,400 fetal operations

Did you know that babies can be born again? No, it’s not theology I’m talking about but science, and the implications are enormous. While in her mother’s womb, Lynlee Boemer developed an exceedingly rare tumor that grows near the tailbone …

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Salvation history in one hymn


One of the best summations of God’s promises to Israel and mankind is as close as your nearest hymnal. I want you to imagine yourself in a monastery in the eighth century. It is December 17th and you’ve gathered with …

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