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    THE TAKE AWAY    

Do Christians really have a biblical worldview?


Barna recently did a survey to discover the real worldviews of practicing Christians.
What they found is that we're more influenced by the world than we should be.

Kersley Fitzgerald
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    CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH    

The Biblical Response to LGBT Victims of Violence


Those in the LGBT community face an increased risk of violence, including domestic violence.
The Bible teaches believers to respond as they would to any other victim of violence.

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   CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH   

Godly Justice in a Temporary World


Christians are called to look toward the perfection and peace of eternity, but we're also called to address injustice here in this temporary world.

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Cory Carwile


   CHURCH & MINISTRY   

Altar Calls: Walking the aisle for Jesus


Altar calls are common in evangelical churches. But are they biblical? Or do they teach bad theology about salvation?

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Bill Brenner




   THE ABIDING LIFE   

Praising God in an Imperfect World


This world is imperfect, and we feel the call of something better. But even in the midst of a stressful season, we can still praise God.

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Gwen Sellers


   CHRISTIAN LIFE & GROWTH   

Called to Conform: The Obedience of Christ


Conforming to Christ means acting as He did. How did He act? He submitted Himself to the will of His Father. Likewise, we need to obey God.

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Denise M. Kohlmeyer


   READING PLAN   

The Nature of Jesus


Jesus is exactly Who He needs to be in order to save us. It is that same nature that also causes Him to love us. Only He is Who we need Him to be.

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Readings about Jesus




  THEOLOGY & APOLOGETICS

  

Saving Faith vs. Intellectual Assent



Jesus is the Son of God. He died for our sins, and rose again. Can you believe this and still not be saved?

Read more...Justin Tilghman


  CHURCH & MINISTRY

  

The Girls in the Striped Dresses



Their smiles grace fridge doors all over the world. A Compassion International sponsorship provides a child with food, healthcare, and education. And offers you a refrigerator kid to call your own.

Read more...MeLissa LeFleur


  CHURCH & MINISTRY

  

Christ Ed. Part 3: Teaching Adults in Church



Teaching adults is wildly different than teaching children. It's essential to engage adults and invite them into their own learning experience.

Read more...Jerry Smith


  EXPLORING THE WORD

  

James 5:13-16: Anointing with Oil



James 5 says if a believer is prayed over and anointed with oil, he will be healed. But many believers aren't healed. What does James 5:13-16 really mean?

Read more...William Stewart


  THE TAKE AWAY

  

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2



Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a story of family, friendship, and sacrifice, but it has some very interesting things to say about the nature of God.

Read more...Kersley Fitzgerald


  THEOLOGY & APOLOGETICS

  

Was Christ's suffering unique or common?



Crucifixion was a common form of execution in the Roman Empire. Does that take signficance away from Jesus' experience? How was Christ's suffering unique?

Read more...Jeff Laird


  GOT QUESTIONS? READING PLAN

  

Our Response



God has given us life, comfort, and forgiveness of sins. Our response should be filled with honor, praise, worship, and respect.

Read more...Readings about God