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Weeping With the Mothers of Bethlehem | The Gospel Centered Woman

Last Sunday at thousands of churches across America, little children lisped, sang and maybe occasionally shouted their way through a myriad retellings and reinterpretations of the Christmas story. In our church’s rendition, my youngest nearly stole the whole show as … Continue reading

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The Weight of Ferguson, ISIS, and Boko Haram | Christianity Today

How we bear, sometimes joyfully, the burdens of 2014. Mark Galli/ December 1, 2014 It’s difficult to prove that 2014 has been worse than other years, but it sure feels that way. The Syrian Civil War claimed another 30,000 victims … Continue reading

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Is This the End for Mideast Christianity? | Christianity Today

For Mideast Christians, 2014 has been a year of bloody disaster. Are these churches on the edge of extinction? Philip Jenkins/ November 4, 2014 For Christians in the Middle East, 2014 has been a catastrophe. The most wrenching stories have … Continue reading

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‘The Islamic spectrum’: from radical to moderate | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — A range of news items from ISIS beheadings to Muslims buying Christian church buildings illustrate the “competing streams” within Islam and the divergent theology of moderate and radical Muslims. “There are and have been competing streams, ideologies … Continue reading

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