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On Election Day, The Pope’s “Midterms” – Christian Article

Before anything else, to everyone here in the States, Happy Election Day (finally) – if you haven’t already, Go Vote, and may the line not be too long. Back to this side of the First Amendment, as this beat’s annual round of ballots won’t come for another week, greetings from the calm before Baltimore… well, what passes for it, especially this year. With 6 Days until the US bishops sit for their most consequential Fall Plenary in a generation, a full…

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The Most Dangerous Belief a Christian Mom Can Have (Happy Mother’s Day!) – Christian Article

I was at the store the other day looking for Mother’s Day cards and laughed out loud at how the entire section is always pink and flowery. I knew I was going to write a post with this title and imagined how it would look on a darker, more ominous Hallmark cover: Happy Mother’s Day, Mom. But please make sure you don’t hold the most dangerous belief a Christian mom can have… It doesn’t quite have the same appeal as…

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Federal Judge Issues National Injunction, Stops Trump’s New Religious Exemption Rules on Birth Control – Christian Article

Federal Judge Issues National Injunction, Stops Trump’s New Religious Exemption Rules on Birth Control A Philadelphia federal judge has issued an injunction to stop the Trump administration’s rules which would broaden religious exemptions for the birth control mandate in health insurance plans, from going into effect on Monday.   According to the New York Times, U.S…. This is Only a Snippet of a Christian Article written by Read Full Article

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If God is good, why is there evil? – Christian Article

The problem of evil has confronted theologians, philosophers, and leaders throughout history. So why not learn from their experience? Download your free “If God Is Good, Why Is There Evil?” research brief today, and you’ll: Get insights from theologians and philosophers throughout history Explore key Biblical passages, and Understand the origins and consequences of evil It’s our passion to see you leading and growing God’s church with wisdom. So download your free copy of “If God Is Good, Why Is There…

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5 Myths about Complementarianism | Crossway Articles – Christian Article

Individual yet Distinct Complementarian interpretation of Scripture holds that God’s creation purpose for man and woman entails equality of individual value but also distinct roles. God established this intrinsic reality and order at creation as part of his blueprint for the man’s and woman’s mission on earth to be lived out together for his glory. According to the divine design, men are given the responsibility to lead in marriage and the family, as well as in the church as God’s…

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Cylons with Soul | c y b e r f i z h – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); In the wake of the success of ‘Star Wars’ in the late 1970’s another science fiction franchise that made an impression on me as a young boy was ‘Battlestar Galactica’. Drawing upon theories of lost civilisations and humans on Earth being descendants of space travellers, the original story of ‘Battlestar Galactica’ was essentially a reinterpretation of ‘Frankenstein’. The mechanised creations of humanity known as Cylons, turn upon their makers whose surviving remnants then seek…

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How One Missionary’s Story Spoke to Me in a Big Way – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); I was listening to an incredible sermon by Carrie Pickett the other day that got me thinking about the relationship between love and fear. You can watch the full sermon here. Carrie’s Story Carrie was a missionary in Russia for 12 years. She left the United States for Russia as a single, 21-year-old woman and started a Bible school there. Later she met her husband there, and they got married and had two kids.…

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500 Miles of Friendship: Episode 535 – Christian Article

29:43 –  He was watching a documentary about the 500-mile Camino de Santiago in Europe. Justin turned to his best friend, Patrick, and said, “Hey, want to hike that?” Patrick replied, “I’ll push you.” And that’s where it all began. Justin is in a wheelchair with a neurodegenerative disease, unable to move his arms or legs. Patrick pushed (and sometimes carried) him 500 miles across France and Spain, and it was truly the journey of a lifetime. Hear their story…

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Do Progressive Christians Want to Make Disciples? – Christian Article

October 3, 2018 by Tripp Fuller Do Progressive Christians Want to Make Disciples? We got a call from Deacon Luke Allison and he has a topic that makes the progressive Christian wiggle – discipleship. Jesus called them and told us to do it, but has that time passed? What does disciple-making look like in our pluralistic world? How does the relationship of Jesus to his disciples in the New Testament impact our contemporary vision? Can the call to make disciples…

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Lamb of God | Programs – Christian Article

Program Resources Watch “Jesus—Lamb of God.” Leslie Basham: Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth says the Lamb of God will either bring you comfort or terror.  Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: Listen, one day you will face the Lamb as your Judge, or you will face Him as your Savior. Which will it be for you? He will conquer you, or you will be one of those who conquers with Him. Leslie: This is Revive Our Hearts with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of The Wonder…

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Childhood’s End ~ ExChristian.Net – Christian Article

11/18/2018 | Share this article: By Carl S ~ One thing about human beings is the fact too many of them refuse to grow up. This causes troubles for the majority of us. Those who want to keep their childhood religious fantasies still have the child’s worldview “everything important relates to me.” They don’t want to give up their conviction some benevolent, replacement father-spirit is watching over them, so everything will work out a-ok, no matter what befalls everyone and…

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The Compelling Hopefulness of Sad Stories – Christian Article

Every other Tuesday in Storied, K. B. Hoyle explores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. As people are wont to do at the opening of a new year, I found myself looking back and reflecting as 2018 rolled into 2019. Reflecting not just on life and on what resolutions I want to meet in the coming year, but on the movies I’ve viewed and how they’ve impacted me. I was surprised…

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It’s Older than Most New Testament Books, But Not Part of the Canon

There are two ways, one of life and one of death, and there is a great difference between the two ways. ~Didache 1:1 While New Testament scholars always knew it existed, it was not until 1873 when a dusty, worn copy was pulled off an Istanbul library shelf by an Archbishop who promptly left it on his desk to attend to other matters, where it sat for months before he finally grasped what it is he had discovered. In fact,…

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Reflections from WorshipGod17: Human and Holy – Christian Article

It’s been over a week, but I’m still enjoying the rich time we had at WorshipGod17 MidWest. The conference was called Human and Holy: Exploring Healthy Tensions in Our Gathered Worship. We looked at the inherent tensions that surface when the human encounters the Holy: orthodox and on fire, rootedness and relevance, structure and spontaneity, event and every day, already and not yet. There are always a few things that stand out to me after a conference. Here’s this year’s…

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God Supports Your Every Need as You Follow Jesus – Christian Article

“May the God of peace . . . equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.”Hebrews 13:20–21 (NIV) God gives you everything you need to succeed in your life with Jesus. The writer of Hebrews refers to this as equipping, and it’s similar to providing a sports team with the necessary training and equipment to succeed.…

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The Anglican Church – History, Traditions & Beliefs of Anglicanism – Christian Article

Anglican Christianity, which stems from the Protestant Reformation, is one of the largest Christian traditions in the world. Moreover, its adherents have often exerted tremendous social and cultural influence, particularly in English-speaking countries. Anglicanism has also undergone many internal conflicts as of late, which have made the news. So where did the Anglican church come from, what do Anglicans believe, and how do they live as Christians today? How the Church of England & Anglicanism Came to Be…

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