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Should Christians Watch TV?

By Mark Corbett I am hoping to start a discussion here on a topic which I believe is having a huge impact on us as individual Christians, as churches, and as a group of cooperating churches.  I want to talk … Continue reading

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To Quit or Not to Quit When Kingdom and Corporate Goals Conflict | TGC | The Gospel Coalition

I occasionally work with a man who once labored as the chief financial officer of a sizable media corporation. His company produced radio programs, magazines, and television shows that generally focused on news and lifestyle programming. One year, however, his … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Church Land | A Pilgrim’s Progress

Stranger in a Strange Land is a 1961 science fiction novel by American author Robert Heinlein. It tells the story of Valentine Michael Smith, a human who comes to earth in early adulthood after being born on the planet Mars … Continue reading

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The Glorious, Radical, Ordinary Christian Life | Desiring God

Christians are supposed to have an impact on the world in which we live. Like the followers of Jesus in Acts 17:6–7, present-day followers of Jesus should be turning the world upside down. However, when we think about turning the … Continue reading

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Christ Is Sovereign Over All | SEBTS | Between The Times

The title for this post is drawn from a famous statement by the Dutch statesman and theologian Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920). The full statement reads: “There is not a square inch in a whole domain of our human existence over which … Continue reading

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Does God Call Us to Do Hard Things? | ONE True Joy

The failure of the Supreme Court of the United States to hear the case regarding Virginia’s marriage amendment has sent shock waves through nearly every sphere of life across the Commonwealth. We all became immediately aware of the effect that … Continue reading

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George Whitefield, Slavery, and Southern Seminary: Growing Baptist Recognition | SBC Voices

Last week, (Oct. 21-22), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary held the 8th Annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Conference on Whitefield and the Great Awakening. This year celebrates the 300th anniversary of Whitefield’s birth. Like many Evangelicals, Whitefield (1714-1770) has … Continue reading

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A world in ruin needs your aid’: Why wait? | SBTS Southern Blog

David Sills — October 29, 2014 “How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without … Continue reading

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3 Facts about Sex | Ronnie Floyd

We live in a society that seems saturated in sex. Movies, books, commercials, songs, YouTube videos and more seem to face us at every turn with sensuality and sexuality. As this is being written, the trailer for a film based … Continue reading

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Southern Baptists: When Crises Abound, What Should We Do? | Ronnie Floyd

I have been serving as President of the Southern Baptist Convention for 138 days. When I look at what has occurred in our world in these past 138 days, I am absolutely astounded. Crises Abound Review with me what has … Continue reading

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Is It Wrong For Christians to Defend their Rights? | TGC | DeYoung, Restless, and Reformed

Christians in the West are familiar with apologetics as an intellectual or worldview exercise. We are less familiar with apologetics as a legal defense. This is an unfamiliarity that needs to be quickly remedied. With pastors facing subpoenas for their … Continue reading

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What is Contextualization? Presenting the Gospel in Culturally Relevant Ways | The Exchange

Contextualization involves an attempt to present the Gospel in a culturally relevant way. | Ed Stetzer The topic of contextualization arises frequently in contemporary discussions on missiology and ecclesiology. Although it is sometimes controversial, contextualization remains a critical component of … Continue reading

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Matthew Mullins: Is God Surely Dead? | Between The Times

In his new book Culture and the Death of God, Terry Eagleton claims that God is not nearly as dead as many believe. Despite many attempts to kill Him off, the Almighty remains a resilient presence in contemporary culture. In … Continue reading

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This World Will Leave You Empty

Yesterday I wrote an article that spoke of living as an exile in this world. So, I thought I’d follow that up with a related thought that God has been impressing upon me more and more as time passes. It … Continue reading

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