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Whom Shall I Fear? The God of Angel Armies is On My Side!

Dianne shared this song with me this morning right while I was studying Hebrews 13:5-6: “He Himself has said, I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU, so that we confidently say, THE LORD IS MY HELPER, … Continue reading

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Is Christmas Day Rooted in Paganism?

MAYBE NOT!  According to Nathan Busenitz: It’s not uncommon to hear that the celebration of Christmas is rooted in ancient Roman paganism. That claim generally goes something like this: the ancient Romans celebrated a pagan festival on December 25th, but when the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Gratitude and Fortitude

Here begins the chronicle of those memorable circumstances of the year 1620, as recorded by Nathaniel Morton, keeper of the records of Plymouth Colony, based on the account of William Bradford, sometime governor thereof: The Desolate Wilderness So they left … Continue reading

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Stress: Your Best Friend and Worst Enemy

Dr. Travis Bradberry describes How Successful People Stay Calm: The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found … Continue reading

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Trending: Freeze Your Eggs & Sperm, Get Sterilized, Just Have Fun!

“Sex will soon be just for fun, not babies.”  Sarah Knapton writes for the Telegraph: Sex could become purely recreational by 2050 with large numbers of babies in the Western world born through IVF, the professor who invented the contraceptive … Continue reading

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Does John Piper Regret Partnering with Mark Driscoll?

Piper answers this on today’s “Ask Pastor John.” About 100 emails have come in from listeners regarding Mark Driscoll, and your relationship with him. Mostly the questions are centered on whether you now regret partnering with Mark Driscoll in the … Continue reading

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Should a Christian Use Marijuana? Is it Sinful?

Consider these 6 Questions: 1. Is marijuana a “gateway” drug?  Does it seductively lead its users into harder drugs like meth, cocaine, and heroin? Chemical dependency has been hotly debated among the experts, however: Long-time substance abuse expert Mike Gimbel … Continue reading

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Joni Eareckson Pled with Brittany Maynard: Don’t Kill Yourself!

Yesterday, Brittany did it anyway. Joni’s theme: “God chooses the day you die.  You don’t!” Joni wrote: It has been heartbreaking these last few days to hear the story of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old, beautiful young woman diagnosed with a … Continue reading

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Are Americans Exposed to Ebola Morally Obligated to be Quarantined?

“US Nurse released from Ebola Quarantine calls conditions ‘Inhumane’”, so wrote The Christian Science Monitor: A nurse who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital over the weekend was returning home to … Continue reading

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Trusting God In This Crisis Makes Him Look Good

Think of the Father-shaming implications of refusing.  John Piper writes: Your daddy is standing in a swimming pool out a little bit from the edge. You are, let’s say, three years old and standing on the edge of the pool. … Continue reading

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