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Why Do You Struggle With Evangelism?
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I can’t think of anyone that I have met over the last 15-plus years of being a Christian who did not struggle with evangelism. Even the people who seem to excel and have the gift of evangelism readily confess their weakness. So, why is it so universally difficult?
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God, the Gospel, and the Gay Challenge: a Response to Matthew Vines
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... the question of homosexuality now presents evangelicals in the United States with a decision that cannot be avoided. Within a very short time, we will know where everyone stands on this question. There will be no place to hide, ... To be silent will answer the question.     Read more...
 
The Surprising and Sickening Outrage over Josie Cunningham’s Abortion
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A woman in the United Kingdom faces an unplanned pregnancy that prevents her from taking the next step in her career. She makes the choice to abort. And Great Britain erupts in judgment and anger toward the woman. What gives?

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Millennial Evangelicals and Their Future Social Witness
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... [Strachan] A church inspired by the gospel, aware of its claim on all of life, and in tune with a historic tradition of figures like Augustine, Wilberforce, and Colson cannot content itself with exquisitely calibrated public neutrality. Neither can it accept the velvet muzzle its opponents offer. Read more...
 
Are We Expecting Too Much or Too Little From the Church?
Raymond_Erik_2

As a pastor I meet a lot of people who are looking for a church. One of the most helpful questions I can ask is, “What are you looking for in a church?” In one sense I hate this question because of the way it can reinforce our American consumer mindset. ...
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A Review (and response to)" Vines "God and the Gay Christian”
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If I were mapping a playbook for the gay rights movement, this book is an important point in the strategy. It has to be written in order to introduce confusion within the evangelical firmament, one of the last remaining constituencies in America that has not embraced homosexuality with gusto.
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The Eight Day

Veith_Gene
... His resurrection took place on the day after the Sabbath, an 8th day. The early Church made much of this symbolism.  Sunday was considered not the first day of the week but the 8th day.  ... Now that Christ has risen from the dead, we live in the age of the New Creation, the 8th day. ...

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Think God can’t Use You? Think Again.

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“The Lord can’t use a nothing nobody like me.” Ever heard that? Ever said it? Repent, sinner.  You underestimate God! (And you might be overestimating your own importance in the equation.) The Lord delights in taking nobodies and doing great things with them.
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Cultural Engagement that Avoids Triumphalism and Accommodation
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... Paul takes the gospel literally into the public square. ... He believed that the gospel had what it took to engage the thinking public, the cultural elites, and to challenge the dominant cultural ideas of the day. He was after converts of course ...
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People Who Just Come to Church on Easter

Veith_Gene
... The tendency is sometimes to look down on “Christmas/Easter Christians.”  But the fact is, on these two days of the year, they show up.  Why is that? ...

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