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Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman

Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman

In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.

This week marks the second anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the majority opinion stat..

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In ‘Cars 3,’ Humility Finishes First over Generational Conflict

In ‘Cars 3,’ Humility Finishes First over Generational Conflict

The classic Pixar franchise returns with a refreshing look at what it means to pass the torch onward.

Cars 3 opens in the same way as the original Cars, with Lightning McQueen, the central character, sitting in his trailer before a big race. As usua..

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Melvin Banks Had a Dream

Melvin Banks Had a Dream

An interview with the founder of the largest African American Christian publishing house.

His name may not be familiar to those outside Christian publishing, but few have impacted the church as much as Melvin E. Banks Sr., the founder and chairman o..

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Should Christians Join Muslims in Breaking Ramadan’s Daily Fast?

Should Christians Join Muslims in Breaking Ramadan’s Daily Fast?

In the Middle East, Christians even host iftars.

For most American Christians, Ramadan is a novelty; something heard of, but rarely seen. For Middle Eastern Christians, it is everywhere.

For some, it is an annoyance. The month-long fast from sunris..

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The Vacuum Christian Indifference Creates

The Vacuum Christian Indifference Creates

The crisis we face when the church is silent on social justice.

In Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis warns that the enemy sends errors in pairs: “He relies on our dislike of one to send us into the opposite.” We’re all prone to address an evil that off..

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Evangelism, Iranian Style

Evangelism, Iranian Style

Amid persecution and a travel ban, Iran’s youth want community and transformation from within.

When I first met Hormoz Shariat in 2016, I expected the president and founder of Iran Alive Ministries to be a larger-than-life figure who matched the leg..

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Five Leadership Axioms That Shape Your Ministry

Five Leadership Axioms That Shape Your Ministry

Healthy leaders make for healthy organizations.

1. Value People More Than Tasks
This first leadership axiom is one that I will occasionally just put on a post-it note on the top of my computer. Slow down and see people. Because I'm such a drive..

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A Brief History of Recent Movements

A Brief History of Recent Movements

7 constants representing 2 commitments

Let’s go on a short journey exploring the recent history of significant movements that have shaped what we’re seeing in the West today.

This history is important to digest as we look forward to the possibiliti..

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The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 19)

The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 19)

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.

Episode Nineteen | Developing a Spirit of Acceptance When We Reach Out to the Unchurched
Rick Richardson, Professor at Wheaton College and head of academic programs and res..

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Saving Your Ministry Before You Lose It

Saving Your Ministry Before You Lose It

A wise leader does not wait for God to send a messenger to uncover his or her sin.

He spoke only a few words and I knew something was wrong…desperately wrong. When my phone rang and I saw who it was, I was happy. Ken (not his real name) was a faithf..

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