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Answers in Genesis files lawsuit against Ky.

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. … Continue reading

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Caner’s departure addressed, trustee resigns

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 … Continue reading

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AiG to File Discrimination Suit against Kentucky | Answers in Genesis

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 … Continue reading

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

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, … Continue reading

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Discipleship Beyond the Mommy Blogosphere | The Gospel Centered Woman

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 … Continue reading

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Leadership and Spiritual Maturity

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Answers for Teachers 2015 | Around the World with Ken Ham

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 … Continue reading

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Why It Matters That the Exodus Really Happened | Christianity Today

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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, … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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, … Continue reading

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How I Almost Lost the Bible | Christianity Today

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 … Continue reading

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Why Followers of Jesus are NOT Charlie Hebdo | themelios

“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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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In Light of Recent Events | GRACE to You

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 … Continue reading

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

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) — … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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