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California State University has deactivated an on-campus Christian group because the group has insisted on installing Christians as leaders. The university system is no longer recognizing the Cal State Stanislaus chapter of Chi Alpha, a Christian student organization, because those leadership restrictions allegedly violate an executive order of non-discrimination. Associate VP of Cal State Tim Lynch explained, “What…

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Ephesians 4:15 tells us we need to “speak the truth in love.” As Christ-followers, we are not to choose between being loving and being truthful. We are to be both. And notice too that we are to speak. Yes, there is “a time to keep silence, and a time to speak” (Ecclesiastes 3:7). But we dare not…

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Can we have reformation ministries? Yes. Can we have reformation churches? I don’t think so. Not yet. And I doubt true revival can come without them. We can have ministries staffed by a few radicals who will faithfully carry and release the burning messages of God. People like Leonard Ravenhill did this powerfully. But to…

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Nashville, Tennessee-based LifeWay Christian Resources is in the process of removing literature from bookstore shelves that focus on “heaven tourism,” or stories purportedly based on the accounts of people who claim to have visited heaven. Marty King, director of communications for LifeWay, told The Christian Post that the move was decided upon last summer. “We stopped…

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To too many the creeds are a dusty vestige of a happily distant past. They were written centuries ago, born out of abstract battles whose players we can’t even name. Isn’t it just better to love each other and not get caught up in all those silly questions? We are indeed called to love each other.…

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by Lita Cosner and Jonathan Sarfati Christianity Today was founded by world-famous evangelist Billy Graham; Planned Parenthood was founded by racist eugenicist Margaret Sanger. AndChristianity Today’s article about Margaret Sanger shows that one of them has departed a long way from the principles of its founder. Rachel Marie Stone wrote that Margaret Sanger’s promotion of contraceptives stemmed from her compassion…

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That Jesus Isn’t Human Cherith Fee Nordling Christians profess Jesus Christ as the Son of God. Scripture, the historic creedal traditions, and the church’s worship robustly intersect at this point. However, when we examine what it means that Jesus is God’s Son, it’s not long before some common misperceptions—let’s be frank, false teachings—come to light.…

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Do We Go to Sleep When We Die?

“Soon you will read in the newspaper that I am dead. Don’t believe it for a moment. I will be more alive than ever before.” —D.L. Moody Ecclesiastes 12:7 says, “The dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.” Regardless of how literally or figuratively it can…

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Benny Hinn has was in the Intensive Care Unit this weekend. The healing evangelist suffered from shortness of breath and doctors admitted him to an Orange County, California hospital for treatment after returning exhausted from a weeklong crusade in Brazil, Charisma News has learned. However, Hinn says doctors say he’ll make a full recovery. “This is a…

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When I tell people from other countries that I am Swiss and planting a church in Basel, the conversation often changes to at least one of these topics: mountains, banks, watches, chocolate, or cheese. We all know these Swiss stereotypes. I have to admit that they apply to Basel, but not exactly in the way you might think.…

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In Monday’s blog, I shared about the first step of choosing obedience in the fight against pornography. Today, I’d like to talk about changing our behavior—and how it’s possible through the power we have in Christ One night as a young pastor I chose to view pornography. I felt terrible. I’d failed my Lord, my wife,…

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