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Meredith Sharp – “Worship is a Battle” – The Jesus Pursuit – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Meredith Sharp’s passion is to be a worship leader. From Wilson, North Carolina, she is a project manager for a healthcare IT company, a vocalist lead out on the worship team at Elevation Church Raleigh, and eGroup leader there, among other things. And she’s only 23. My first time meeting Meredith was in August of 2015, at one of the Actors, Models and Talent for Christ Launch weekends (a 2-day training event) in Atlanta,…

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Close Encounters of the Theological Kind with Scott Paeth – Christian Article

Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Theology Nerd Podcast with the Dr. Tripp Fuller. This is a shorter Q&A episode, where your friendly, local internet theologian answers questions submitted by you. Today Tripp is joined by Scott Paeth, professor and ethicist at DePaul University, to help answer your questions, including: how would your theological picture of the world change if there was a verified encounter with a sentient extraterrestrial? Scott and Tripp discuss what that would mean for Christian theology, if…

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The Moral Compromise of Supporting Trump – Christian Article

In this episode, Christian and Amy ask why white Evangelicals support Trump in such big numbers. As much as 77% of white Evangelicals support Trump. Why do they continue to support him? Do progressives share anything with Evangelicals besides the name Christian? They talk about the moral compromise and rationalization of supporting Trump, the perceived loss of (white) identity, support for a populist movement, and comfort with a patriarchal order. Plus, and update and continuation from the last episode on…

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Double Trouble – Liz Petruzzi, lizpetruzzi.com – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 It wasn’t intentional. It was an accommodation. A kindness. A compromise. I didn’t want to be that Christian. The one who makes sure everyone knows they don’t drink or let their kids watch certain movies. The one people roll eyes over as they walk away. I wanted my non-Christian…

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Faith without ACTION is procrastination – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Example: if one prays for a job and believes in the heart (with no doubt) that God will bless them with their choice position however, do not apply online or step out in Faith and submit an application in person to companies? That person will either die of low-self esteem, depression, or possibly hunger. James 1:17, tells us that “Every good and perfect Gift comes from God…”. Great! If you are praying and you…

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Saturday’s Small Thoughts – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); I really enjoy Saturday mornings when I get to sit with the morning sun softly lighting up my living room, and the time to talk with the Lord in a more relaxed atmosphere than the prior days of the week. I’ve certainly walked through periods of time when I felt dry, and sometimes when I didn’t even feel like talking to the Lord. Fortunately they were not long periods of time, and the occasional…

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10 Things You Should Know about Genesis 1–3 – Christian Article

1. Genesis 1 shows that God brought the created world into existence and sovereignly governs it according to his personal purposes. The world we live in is personally governed. It is not a mechanism, not merely atoms randomly in motion, not a chaos with no meaning. Human persons have deep significance. We alone among the earthly creatures are made in the image of God. 2. Many of God’s acts of creation may have been miraculous, and throughout history he may…

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Baseball, Beer, Pizza, and other divine things from Chicago – Christian Article

April 8, 2019 by Tripp Fuller This summer I am going on a baseball pilgrimage to Chicago with my friends at Point Above. When they approached me about sponsoring the podcast I clicked over to check out the trip and immediately knew two things: 1) I wanted to go and 2) If this trip is for you, then you will know it that quickly. I responded and got a chance to talk with Herb about the trip. I am definitely…

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New SIMPLIFIED PLANNERS BY EMILY LEY – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Today is the day! They’re here! The Simplified spring launch for the academic 2019-2020 planners AND many more other exciting new accessories! I’ve been a fan and following Emily Ley for almost three years now and I love her products! We’ve written some reviews which you can check out below.   What I love about Emily Ley products is how simple they are and how much they come in hand when you need them. I love…

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Should Science Inform Our Reading of Genesis 1–3? – Christian Article

Overlapping Spheres How should we think about the relation of science to the Bible? What about the relation of science to Genesis 1-3 in particular? These are challenging questions. As a general principle, it makes sense for us to take into account everything that we think we know when we are making life decisions. And the times for decision-making include the times when we read the Bible and the times when we think about science. It is not wise to block off…

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Blood and Soil: One Year After Charlottesville – Christian Article

August 16, 2018 by Deacon Piatt It’s been a year since the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville took place. What has happened since then? Amy and Christian Piatt reflect on the impact of last year’s events, consider the recent “Unite the Right 2” rally in DC and consider MSNBC’s recent “Breaking Hate” special featuring former Hammerskin Nation leader and friend of the show, Christian Picciolini. Christian interviews Clive Thompson, writer for Wired Magazine, about his recent article about…

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Words at War – Christian Article

Words we use – or withhold – shape our culture, opinions and identities. From media and Church to the White House, our words are at war to claim attention more than ever before. We examine Trump’s words (and silence) regarding Sen. McCain’s death, the Vatican’s response to recent abuse allegations, what various media outlets chose to cover after the Manafort and Cohen dramas, and whether preaching is a dying craft. Our guest is Jonathan Merritt, author of “Learning to Speak…

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When Walls Crumble and Fall – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); September 20,1989 “If your baby lives he will be severely disabled. He won’t walk or talk or acknowledge you.” The doctor left and I sat without expression. When the words finally sank in, I cried without comfort. Prayed and asked why. It was the destruction of a dream. The dream of the baby and life I planned. When I heard these words, I sat down and wept and mourned for days; and I was…

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Season of Doubt – Christian Article

September 12, 2018 by Deacon Piatt With a freshman in high school, Amy and Christian Piatt are getting familiar with a whole new set of doubts. This got them thinking about how much doubt we’re surrounded by every day. But a question keep nagging at them… Is our doubt getting worse? From AI mimicry to feel-good stories gone bad, it seems like we have to question the very reality around us. So that’s what the Piatts do in this CultureCast.…

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Designer & Disciple – The Jesus Pursuit – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); I have many entrepreneurs in my family, including my mom and dad, so I am always interested when I meet others who have ventured out on their own also. I met this “Mompreneur” through Instagram! Lauren Grier is a branding and web designer, and throughout our discussion shared with me her vision for the future of her business and personal life. What’s involved with branding and web design, anyway? I really didn’t know much about the…

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