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God is our captain: how an outnumbered army claimed victory

Abijah, the son of evil king Rehoboam of Judah, turned out to be godly despite growing up in the shadow of his evil father. His name even reflects the boldness he had in the Lord since “Abijah” means “Jehovah is my father.” One day, king Abijah had to face the northern kingdom of Israel in… Continue reading God is our captain: how an outnumbered army claimed victory

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Jesus works for our benefit on his mountain of myrrh & hill of frankincense

Our Lord Jesus Christ may have ascended to heaven to be at the right hand of our heavenly Father (Acts 7:55; 1 Peter 3:22) after his resurrection, but I’m thankful that he’s not just sitting there doing nothing. He’s keeping himself busy on our behalf. That comforting fact is figuratively and prophetically expressed in the… Continue reading Jesus works for our benefit on his mountain of myrrh & hill of frankincense

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Atheist minister of Toronto “Christian” church to start nonbeliever congregation

Gretta Vosper, the minister of West Hill United Church in Toronto who made headlines for coming out as atheist, is planning to start a congregation for atheists in February 2017. Her decision comes months after a committee with the United Church of Canada deemed her unfit to serve as minister of their “Christian” church. But the… Continue reading Atheist minister of Toronto “Christian” church to start nonbeliever congregation

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Salt Lake City atheist gathering copies the church

If you interact with an atheist long enough and are observant, you may notice one thing–they are full of contradictions. One popular idea that atheists in recent years tend to repeat is “church is boring and senseless, so you might as well stop going.” However, as a contradiction, the new atheist movement over the past… Continue reading Salt Lake City atheist gathering copies the church

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Black man is arrested for “Vote Trump” Mississippi church arson

A Mississippi church that was burned at the beginning of November and vandalized with the words “Vote Trump” set off a firestorm in the liberal media about how racist Trump supporters were and investigators suspected it was a hate crime, even though residents who live nearby were skeptical and were convinced it was probably a… Continue reading Black man is arrested for “Vote Trump” Mississippi church arson

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Questioning the salvation of “Christians” favoring abortion, assisted suicide, and euthanasia

A couple of weeks ago, as many believers who try to stay informed know, LifeWay Research released the results of a study they did on physician assisted suicide. What they found out was very disturbing to me. A substantial number of Christians felt physician assisted suicide was an acceptable practice for ending one’s life. When… Continue reading Questioning the salvation of “Christians” favoring abortion, assisted suicide, and euthanasia

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Pastors overestimate their influence in 2016 election results, says study

The American Culture & Faith Institute, led by Christian pollster George Barna, did a recent study of conservative Christian congregations about the outcome of the 2016 elections and discovered that pastors believe that they had the most influence on how congregants voted. However, that wasn’t actually true. The pastors were down the list of influence… Continue reading Pastors overestimate their influence in 2016 election results, says study