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Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship

Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship

Are churches missing out on discipling those in midlife?

Last week in our #AmplifyWomen series, Helen Lee addressed the need for diversity in discipleship. This week, Michelle Van Loon turns our attention to the gap in discipleship for middle-aged a..

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Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me

Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me

Evil is a lack of goodness as darkness is a lack of light.

I held my son Enoch’s little hand as he died, and went through a suffering that no words could express. A perpetually wounded heart that would not mend, a broken body for which there is no a..

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A Broken, Dying World: Why Spiritual Hunger Is Real and How We Can Begin to Meet People Where They Are

A Broken, Dying World: Why Spiritual Hunger Is Real and How We Can Begin to Meet People Where They Are

Our hearts are restless until they find their rest in Thee

Saint Augustine’s often quoted statement from his Confessions—“Thou hast made us for Thyself, O God, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in Thee”—assumes much about what i..

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Hundreds of New Churches Not Enough to Satisfy Southern Baptists

Hundreds of New Churches Not Enough to Satisfy Southern Baptists

Baptisms are at a 70-year low, while Sunday worshipers are at a 20-year low.

Southern Baptists gained almost 500 churches last year, while taking in more than $11 billion. Such statistics would have most US denominations praising the Lord.

But beca..

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Tragic Church Bus Crash Ends Student Mission Trip Before It Can Start

Tragic Church Bus Crash Ends Student Mission Trip Before It Can Start

Accident kills teen girl from Alabama megachurch who felt God’s call to Botswana.

On the way to the Atlanta airport for a student mission trip to Africa, an Alabama church bus flipped in a crash with two other vehicles, killing a teen girl and injur..

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In ‘The Keepers,’ Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice

In ‘The Keepers,’ Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice

Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.

If you’ve eyed some of Netflix’s recent additions, you’ve probably spotted a picture of a young nun accompanied by the mildly ominous titl..

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In Christ Alone: Bernie Sanders Attacks Wheaton Grad’s Stance on Salvation

In Christ Alone: Bernie Sanders Attacks Wheaton Grad’s Stance on Salvation

Trump appointee hearing turns into a religious test for office.

The controversy over a former Wheaton College professor’s theological explanation for wearing a hijab in solidarity with Muslims during Advent was one of the biggest religion news stori..

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TBN’s Jan Crouch Found Liable for Covering Up Granddaughter’s Alleged Rape

TBN's Jan Crouch Found Liable for Covering Up Granddaughter's Alleged Rape

Jury awards $2 million in damages in civil lawsuit.

A California jury has found that the late Jan Crouch, the founder and popular face of Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), is partly to blame for mishandling an incident when her teenage granddaught..

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Theology for Life, Episode 25

Theology for Life, Episode 25

Dr. Margaret Diddams is Provost of Wheaton College.

The Promises and Perils of Power
On this episode of Theology for Life, Ed and Lynn talk with Margaret Diddams about what authentic, biblical leadership should look like. Power starts with an unders..

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Why Even Pessimists Can Embrace Hope

Why Even Pessimists Can Embrace Hope

A social psychologist explains why fear and hope often work as a team.

Patty Bruininks, chair of the psychology department at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington, has studied hope for years. The word is stretched on a banner across a bookcas..

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