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Karen Watson knew Iraq was dangerous. She had left Iraq months before, exhausted and afraid, as the chaotic country descended deeper into violence. But she went back anyway. She was not a soldier, but a Christian relief worker, armed only ...

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Are you willing to follow? | Scott Noble

Last month I had the opportunity to surprise my 11-year-old daughter. It was one of those fun surprises where the plan was put in place several weeks before without any knowledge on her part. TobyMac, Brandon Heath, Mandisa, Matt Maher ...

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  • Christianity Today appoints Timothy Dalrymple as new president and CEO
    The Christianity Today Board of Directors has unanimously elected Dr. Timothy Dalrymple as its next president and CEO. He will begin his new role May 1, 2019. Commenting on the enthusiasm of the board for their president-elect, board chair Eugene Habecker said, “Tim comes to CT at a strategic time. He has a remarkable opportunity […]
  • Alexa responds to minister’s sermon, orders toilet paper
    When Phil Brookman preaches, even Alexa listens — and dutifully obeys. Brookman, a minister for Memorial Road Church of Christ in Oklahoma City, was delivering a Sunday message from 1 Corinthians 12 when his sermon illustration nearly resulted in the purchase of $28 worth of toilet paper. The sermon, titled “Greet One Another,” was based on […]
  • Southern Baptists should investigate churches that cover up abuse, says SBC president
    J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, said the denomination’s Executive Committee should immediately investigate 10 churches named in a report by the Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News, including Second Baptist in Houston — one of the largest churches in the SBC. If any churches were found to have covered up abuse and refused […]
  • Millennials and evangelism | The plague of emotivism
    In 1957, the social psychologist Leon Festinger coined the term “cognitive dissonance” to describe the stress that results from holding two or more contradictory beliefs at the same time. According to Festinger, people will attempt to alleviate the stress by either changing their minds about one of the ideas or, more commonly, convincing themselves the […]
  • Cuba’s proposed constitution cuts religious freedom
    Cuban pastors are resisting pressure to support a Feb. 24 constitutional referendum that further limits religious freedoms in the Communist nation, international religious liberty advocates said. The referendum comes amid a growth in Christianity in Cuba. Cuban Communist Party (CCP) officials have gathered religious leaders including Christian pastors in several cities to confirm that religious […]
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