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Voddie Baucham

Texas pastor Voddie Baucham has appeared in a video produced by the desiringGod ministry, responding to the oft-repeated claim that “gay is the new black.” He argues that some similarities between the two movements cannot undermine significant differences between ethnicity and sexual orientation. Similarities exist because “there are some things that we accepted philosophically in…

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In the wake of the Charleston, South Carolina anti-black terrorism by Dylann Storm Roof, President Obama renew his call for gun control. But one congregation is not listening… “I’ve had to make statements like this too many times,” the President stated. “It is in our power to do something about it. I say that recognizing the politics of this town foreclose a lot of those avenues…

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What if your best reasons to doubt God show that He actually exists? What if atheists, properly understood, are actually unwitting apologists for the God they reject? That’s exactly what I unpack in my new book Stealing from God: Why atheists need God to make their case. To briefly mention just two examples from the seven in…

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Last year when I shared a blog about miscarriage, the response from those who could identify with what the author shared was overwhelming. As I said then, I strongly believe that those going through the loss of a child by miscarriage need to be told it’s okay to grieve, knowing they’ve been parted from their real…

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As the Supreme Court prepares to announce its decision on same-sex marriage, religious people are wondering: will we lose our tax-exempt status for our religious institutions? Justice Samuel Alito raised this question during the oral arguments, citing the 1983 Supreme Court case that ruled Bob Jones University could lose its tax-exempt status if it continued to oppose…

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Mike Rowe, host of CNN’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It, recently responded to a photo of himself shared by the prominent Tea Party organization the Tea Party Express: Rowe wrote a post on Facebook addressing the many people who have lambasted him since the photo was shared for being “a card-carrying Tea Party member.” Carrie Simmons writes, “Did you know the “Tea Party Express” was using…

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Franklin Graham doesn’t shy away from bold political statements—and he often disagrees with the Obama administration’s moves. Graham, though, does agree with at least one thing Obama said recently. Unfortunately, Obama being right is all wrong for Bible-believing Americans. “President Barack Obama was right about one thing in the speech he gave at a Gay…

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Pope Francis said Wednesday (June 24) that there are times when it is “morally necessary” for couples to separate, as part of the pontiff’s broader reflection on how to protect children from quarreling parents. Speaking to crowds in St. Peter’s Square, Francis said that in some cases “separation is inevitable” and “can even become morally…

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