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Colombia Drops Terrorism Case Against American Missionary
Months after peace treaty with FARC rebels, Russell Stendal no longer stands accused of collaboration. Colombia made peace with its primary rebel group last December. But one of its well-known missionaries still stood accused of plotting terrorism with them. Until last month, when a Bogota judge...
Why I Continue to Call God ‘Father’
I’m sympathetic to the arguments for female pronouns. But the linguistic alternatives leave behind a profound truth. I have only ever had a good father. Timothy Beaty is gentle, wise, affectionate, and regularly expresses pride for his children. We laugh at the same lines in Seinfeld; he...
Pence: US Will Bypass UN and Aid Persecuted Iraqi Christians Directly
Vice president reveals USAID will provide direct assistance to religious minorities targeted by ISIS. During a speech to advocates for the persecuted church, Mike Pence unveiled plans for the United States to provide more direct aid to Christians and other minorities facing genocide in the...
There’s No Dishonor in Kneeling: A Response on Colin Kaepernick
Charlie Dates responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest Let me rush to acknowledge that the growing racial tensions in America need not create further racial division in the Church of Jesus Christ. I submit these words to you not to intensify an already hostile culture, but to...
Died: David Mainse, Canada’s Top Trusted Televangelist
The late “100 Huntley Street” broadcaster told generations of viewers each day, “Jesus loves you.” David Mainse, the pastor who launched and hosted Canada’s longest-running Christian TV program, died Monday at 81. The Crossroads Christian Communications founder leaves behind a...
Matt Chandler’s Village Church Ends Multisite Era
Why the Dallas megachurch has decided to go from one church to six. The Village Church, the multisite Texas megachurch led by Matt Chandler, will transition from several campuses across the Dallas–Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex to individual autonomous churches within the next five years,...
God Loves a Cheerful Itemizer
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly. If you make between $50,000 and $100,000 a year, you’ll probably give less to charity under President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan. So says a study commissioned by Independent Sector,...
Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe
Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner? Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91. Some of you may wonder why I am writing about a man best known for his pipe, his robe, and for taking the sexual revolution and promiscuity to a new level. If we are honest, we’d be hard pressed to find something...
Breathing New Life into the Christian University
What would it look like if higher education were grounded in the worship, love, and study of God? Some weeks ago I woke up to Twitter going crazy. I opened the video that was getting so much attention, and there was my friend and former colleague, now president of Evergreen State College in...
The Biblical Call for Justice: Mass Incarceration and the Role of the Church
America locks up more of its citizens than any other nation. A single mother is arrested and held in jail overnight for driving with a suspended license that she could not afford to renew. A prisoner with mental illness is languishing in solitary confinement. A young man who paid his debt for a...
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