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Templeton Prize Winner: Alvin Plantinga, Who Proved God’s Not Dead in Academia
Christian philosopher honored with $1.4 million award for reshaping theism. The man who brought belief in God back into the study of philosophy, Alvin Plantinga, has received the 2017 Templeton Prize. The 84-year-old Christian philosopher is the latest in a line of dozens of laureates honored...
Open Your Home to the Homeless, Even When It Makes You Uncomfortable
Welcoming the stranger carries real risks. But hospitality is a New Testament expectation. During our first five years as newlyweds, my husband, Tom, and I watched every episode of The X-Files. I was convinced that demented serial killers worked the late shift everywhere that my small town of...
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Does Evangelism Look Like in Your Day-to-Day Life?
As you go, wherever you go, make disciples of all people. And the Lord added to their number … What was behind the amazing growth of the Church in the Book of Acts? How did the Early Church grow—and grow so rapidly and with such diversity? The 21st-century Body of Christ is...
Trump Continues Contraceptive Fight; Sanders Defends Pro-Life Democrats
The political lines on abortion blurred (a bit) this week. Evangelical institutions suing the federal government over the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate expected that their legal battle would end when President Donald Trump took office. As of this week, it doesn’t look...
Whatever Is Pure: Cedarville Requires Professors to Apply Philippians 4:8
Faculty push back against stricter standards keeping curse words, R-rated movies, and sexual content out of their curricula. This spring, Cedarville University enacted new curriculum guidelines inspired by Philippians 4:8 and aimed at purifying coursework of erotic and graphic...