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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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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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Decency, Pluralism, and the Christian Response to Charlie Hebdo | Andrew T. Walker

Last night, The Weekly Standard tweeted “Print Free or Die” with a picture of the prophet Muhammed, whose physical iconography is the purported reason that the terrorist attacks were carried out in the first place. Always willing to play the … Continue reading

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Theological Extremism in a Secular Age | AlbertMohler.com

This is an edited transcript of The Briefing podcast from early Thursday morning, January 8, 2015. The war on terror took on a savage new face yesterday when two gunmen entered the headquarters of a French satirical newspaper known as … Continue reading

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Is “Allah” God? | SBTS Southern Blog

J. Scott Bridger — December 3, 2014 One of the questions I frequently encounter by Christians in the West is whether or not the Arabic word Allah can be used to refer to the God of the Bible. Many well-meaning … 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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Seeking Allah: Finding Jesus | themelios

On November 2, the Mid-Atlantic Baptist Network Engagement Team, which I’m honored to lead, is hosting a simulcast in four churches across our region entitled “Seeking Allah: Finding Jesus.”  The meeting will be hosted by Lee Strobel and Mark Mittleberg, … 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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Prayer plea for Syrian, Iraqi Christians voiced by Floyd | Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) — Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd added the crisis in Iraq and Syria alongside his continuing plea for prayer for spiritual awakening when he delivered his first address to the SBC Executive Committee Monday (Sept. 22) in … Continue reading

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Serious Reservations About the Global Faith Forum

by Ken Hamrick The 2013 Global Faith Forum (GFF) was concluded Nov. 16, and was held at the NorthWood Church in Keller, TX, where the senior pastor, Dr. Bob Roberts, Jr., founded and leads the movement. I was unaware of such … Continue reading

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Ed Stetzer – Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani Freed: A Victory for Religious Liberty, but More is Needed

“…Condemned Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani has been acquitted of apostasy charges and released from an Iranian prison. The acquittal comes nearly three years after Iranian authorities jailed Nadarkhani on charges of apostasy against Islam and sentenced the pastor to death … Continue reading

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