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Unchristian: Do You Know What a New Generation Thinks About Christianity?


Author:David Kinnaman

Do you want to keep a pulse on the next generation of seekers? How do they perceive Christians, and why should it matter to us? The Barna group, in a revealing glimpse at a cross-section of teens and young adults, encourages us...[more]


What Every Christian Should Know about Israel


Author:Jewish Federation of the North Shore

You will be astonished at this information. Christians should not be ignorant of God's plans for His chosen people in His Word. Jews are, biblically speaking, the "chosen people of God" and dearly loved by Him....[more]


Why Doesn't God Prevent Evil?


Author:Tom Terry

Have you heard this famous quote from Epicurus? “Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil?...[more]


Don't Underestimate the Power of the Underdog (David and Goliath)


Author:Julie Barrier

Kent Shaffer codified his observations concerning Malcolm Gladwell's sermon at Catalyst Atlanta 2013. His discussion of David and Goliath is both encouraging and life-changing. Israel was still in its infancy, and their great...[more]


I Came Back from a Cult and Survived


Author:Julie Barrier

How could I be so blind? Why did I not see the signs? Everyone around me knew I was in over my head, and they were plotting an intervention. Cults are insidious-even for long-time followers of Christ. I was a happy, albeit...[more]


How to Pick a Fight


Author:Adrianne Schwanke

One of my wedding gifts (10 years or so ago) looked like a super cool ashtray. When I opened it, I remember twisting my head to the side and wondering what we would do with an ashtray. We could take up smoking or exchange...[more]


Fight for a Godly Nation!


Author:Francis Frangipane

Scripture says that the Lord left nations in the promised land "to test Israel by them (that is, all who had not experienced any of the wars of Canaan); only in order that the generations of the sons of Israel might be...[more]