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Answers in Genesis files lawsuit against Ky.

February 6, 2015

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PETERSBURG, Ky. (BP) — Answers in Genesis is suing the government of Kentucky for alleged discrimination in refusing to extend a sales tax rebate incentive program to the Ark Encounter theme park the apologetics ministry is building in northern Kentucky. The state’s decision to deny the tax incentive based on AiG’s status as a religious […]

Caner’s departure addressed, trustee resigns

February 6, 2015

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated since being posted earlier this afternoon (Feb. 3). MOUNT VERNON, Ga. (BP) — Brewton-Parker College trustee chairman Gary Campbell is the third high-profile figure to leave the college’s leadership team in the past two weeks. Campbell tendered his resignation on Feb. 2 shortly before introducing Interim President Charles […]

AiG to File Discrimination Suit against Kentucky | Answers in Genesis

February 4, 2015

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Lawsuit to defend religious freedom explained in new video by Mark Looy on February 3, 2015 Note: This article is slightly adapted from a news release being sent to the national media today. The release and this web article provide a link to a video of AiG President Ken Ham interviewing attorney Mike Johnson about […]

Religion and Politics by Russell Moore | Reformed Theology Articles at Ligonier.org

February 4, 2015

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by Russell Moore Tabletalk: How did you come to pursue a career as a systematic theologian and Christian ethicist? Russell Moore: I felt a call to ministry early on and preached my first sermon at my home church in Biloxi, Miss., when I was twelve. I then drifted from that calling toward a career in […]

Discipleship Beyond the Mommy Blogosphere | The Gospel Centered Woman

February 4, 2015

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In one of our most widely read and discussed articles yet, Hannah Anderson laid out ways the “mommy blogosphere” has become a vehicle for driving how Christian women think and talk about practical matters of the faith. She concluded the piece by arguing that in recognizing this reality, there is a necessity for local churches […]

Leadership and Spiritual Maturity

February 4, 2015

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by Jeremiah Johnson New believers, and especially young men, are often very passionate for the truth. The joy of new life in Christ goes hand in hand with the desire to proclaim God’s truth to others and see them come to repentance and faith in Him. But that passion usually exceeds the new believer’s preparedness […]

3 Decisions a Pastor Can Make That Will Help His Family | Ronnie Floyd

February 4, 2015

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My wife Jeana grew up in the home of a Pastor, and we have always worked hard together to ensure our family is our #1 priority following our personal commitment to Jesus Christ. To God’s glory, my wife did not ever resent the church as the wife of a pastor, and as our children grew, […]

Answers for Teachers 2015 | Around the World with Ken Ham

February 4, 2015

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We are offering all teachers and educators an opportunity to earn a CEU while learning to defend God’s Word in the classroom. Get answers for yourself and your students at this year’s Answers for Teachers conference. This exciting, information-packed event is being held at the Creation Museum in northern Kentucky on February 20, 2015, from […]

Why It Matters That the Exodus Really Happened | Christianity Today

February 4, 2015

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No less than Western law, the civil rights movement, and Christianity itself rest on the historicity of the biblical event. Gregory Alan Thornbury/ February 3, 2015 Men at work, detail from the frescoes in the Tomb of Rekhmire, thought to depict Egyptians with Nubians and Semitic slaves. Does it matter whether or not the Exodus […]

Thursday is for Thinkers: How to Love a Loved One with Mental Illness | The Exchange | A Blog by Ed Stetzer

January 29, 2015

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Heather Palacios and her husband Raul share about mental illness in their marriage and how Raul has loved Heather faithfully throughout their marriage. | Ed Stetzer The following is a guest post by Heather (and Raul) Palacios. Heather has stopped by for a guest post before, and I find her words on living with mental […]

A Reply to Bruce Gordon’s Biblical Critique of Young-Earth Creati | Answers in Genesis

January 29, 2015

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by Ashby L. Camp on January 28, 2015 […] This paper is a response to the biblical criticisms recently leveled by Bruce Gordon against young-earth creationism. It explains why his arguments against a young-earth creationist understanding of the Creation Week, the origin and age of mankind, the consequences of the Fall, the extent of Noah’s […]

I’m a Christian. But I’ve Forgotten How to Belong to the Church. | Christianity Today

January 29, 2015

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A millennial diagnoses her generation’s complicated relationship to the body of Christ. Interview by Laura Turner/ January 29, 2015 Sometimes, to borrow a phrase, we long to be in the church but not of it. We love Christ, but the church is full of people—and problems—we’d rather avoid. In Lessons in Belonging from a Church-Going […]

The Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage: Why This Matters for the Church | Moore to the Point

January 17, 2015

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The Supreme Court announced today that they are taking cases on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. Effectively, this means that the highest court in the land will decide, this year, whether marriage, as defined for thousands of years, will exist in our country any longer. Here’s what we should keep in mind. First […]

How I Almost Lost the Bible | Christianity Today

January 15, 2015

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Had it not been for the first editor of CT, I likely would have gone the way of liberal scholar Bart Ehrman. Gregory Alan Thornbury/ January 14, 2015 I was born at the Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania—a fact that once prompted a friend of mine to say, “You’re evangelical born, evangelical bred, and […]

Why Followers of Jesus are NOT Charlie Hebdo | themelios

January 15, 2015

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“Know this, my beloved brothers; let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger” -James 1:19, ESV Last weeks massacre in Paris in reaction to a satirical cartoon published by the famed Charlie Hebdo has sparked fresh debate about the virtues and vices of free speech. These brutal attacks were apparently […]

2014 Most Notable News: Creation Is a Hot Topic | The Institute for Creation Research

January 15, 2015

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by Brian Thomas, M.S. * Every generation of believers must settle for itself the core questions of ultimate origins. Where did everything come from? Can God’s account of beginnings in Genesis be trusted as actually history? The year 2014 illustrated that this generation is still interested in answers. If nothing else, recent events make it […]

In Light of Recent Events | GRACE to You

January 15, 2015

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Recent and potential terrorist attacks in France currently dominate the news cycle. Analysts, experts, and commentators discuss and debate the facts, often with skewed and confused perspectives on Islam, and offer a variety of political and emotional responses. It’s no surprise that every time tragedy occurs—especially at the hands of Islamic terrorists—the world struggles to […]

CALL TO PRAYER: More than conquerors in 2015 & beyond | Baptist Press | Frank Page

January 12, 2015

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Frank S. Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, is part of his ongoing call to prayer for revival and spiritual awakening for our churches, our nation and our world. NASHVILLE (BP) — Wouldn’t it be wonderful if this year was the year during which we live as […]

Assessing the State of Your Church and How It Got There | TGC | Trevin Wax

January 12, 2015

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Over the past month or so, I’ve been writing a series of posts on the need for a Christian to know “what time it is” from a biblical (see here, here, and here) and personal standpoint (here). Today, I want to begin to apply some of these insights to an organization. I’m going to consult […]

Religious Liberty vs. Erotic Liberty — Religious Liberty is Losing | AlbertMohler.com

January 12, 2015

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Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious liberty is a fine thing, so long as it is restricted to “pews, homes, and hearts” — far from public consequence. The […]