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mumford

It seems to be a growing trend—people who claim to love Jesus but don’t want to call themselves Christians. The latest to stake a claim for not staking a claim is Marcus Mumford, the front man of the wildly popular Mumford & Sons, whose Christian-themed lyrics have been a source of fascination to believers and…

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eaglescout

Bruce Weatherly’s Eagle Scout rank means more to him than prestige, resumé fodder, or a chance to get a college scholarship. For the 18-year-old, reaching Eagle was about honoring his father’s memory. His outdoorsy, rock-climbing, woods-hiking, and kayaking father died in 2009. Bruce’s mother Lauri Weatherly wanted her sons still to experience male leadership: “Boy…

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asu

In a huge win for religious freedom, Arkansas State University conceded that it made a grievous constitutional error when it ordered its football players to remove a memorial sticker of a cross from their helmets. Earlier this week American Family Association sent an Action Alert to its more than 1 million friends and supporters, encouraging…

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euthanasia

Physician-assisted suicide, much like abortion and same-sex marriage, has become something of a cultural bellwether. Support for the right to end your own life indicates that you are a progressive-minded, compassionate person sensitive to the unique feelings and experiences of individuals facing terminal illness or chronic pain. It means you value the right of self-determination,…

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ali

A campus appearance by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the outspoken Muslim-turned-atheist activist, is being challenged again, this time at Yale University where she is scheduled to speak Monday night (Sept. 15). A campus appearance by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the outspoken Muslim-turned-atheist activist, is being challenged again, this time at Yale University where she is scheduled to…

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Wayward

The year of faith-based films continues with the upcoming release of “Wayward: The Prodigal Son” – based on the popular biblical parable of a lost child returning home. The film “tells the story of Tyler McMillan, a pampered rich kid who gets it all and almost loses everything, including his own life,” a press release…

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pledge

Sit down and shut up. That’s the message of a campaign launched Monday (Sept. 8) by the American Humanist Association, asking Americans to refrain from standing and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance until Congress removes the phrase “under God.” The 29,000-member humanist activist group, which also advocates on First Amendment issues, holds that the phrase…

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marriage

Ever wish you had the answers to a test before you walked into the classroom? Maybe some of you did have the answers, but you better keep that to yourself. If you spent time in college, you remember review days where the professor would give some insights about the impending test. Miss review day, and…

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Bible

How exactly does the Bible—an ancient book written thousands of years ago—reveal God’s way to people today? There are several key questions we must ask, the answers to which reveal to us the way. Here they are: 1. Is there a command to obey? The Bible is filled with divine commands for you and me…

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chain

I love the Church. I have given my life to the Church. I believe in the Church because I believe the King reigns over everything. There is a lot to be praised and celebrated when it comes to the Church and Christian culture. There is another side though. We have bought some lies. These lies…

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obama-cross

With the 2014 mid-term elections fast approaching, President Obama is desperate. How desperate? In recent weeks this man who has spent his presidency pandering to Muslims, has gone out of his way to work the God of Christianity into his speeches. How odd is this?  Consider. Thanks to secular humanists such as Barack Obama as…

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mega

There is a myth of church success in America that says, “The bigger the building, the bigger the budget, the bigger the attendance, the more successful you are.” In the sight of man, this might equal success. But in the sight of God, it may have nothing to do with success. In fact, it might…

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