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Admin

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Who Owns a Woman’s Body? Not Who You Think.

Why treating the female body like property misses the gospel and fails the unborn. Modern feminism has spent the last century fighting to give women the freedom to have jurisdiction over their voting rights, their...

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January 18, 2019
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How to Lead Well as a Church Planting Leader

Three tips from my own experience as a church planting leader. Many frequently joke about the turnover rate in church planting leadership. It seems that whenever I’m at a conference or church event, someone new...

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January 18, 2019
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Persecution of Christians is Increasing Worldwide

Christians remain one of the most persecuted religious groups in the world, experiencing imprisonment, loss of home and assets, rape, torture, beheadings, and other forms of murder because of their identification with Jesus Christ. Across...

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January 17, 2019
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Your Plan B Is Still God’s Plan A

What a failed church plant taught me about God’s purpose and provision. In 2015, my husband and I moved from rural Pennsylvania and left a church we loved to do something risky—plant a new church...

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January 17, 2019
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What Humans Have That Machines Don’t

How a theology of personhood cuts against the mechanical metaphors we use to describe ourselves. As a literature and theology teacher, I train my students to see and hear metaphors, which are not just a...

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January 17, 2019
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Ministry in the #MeToo Moment

As abuse awareness grows, pastors are searching for ways to protect the vulnerable and care for survivors. Last summer Stephanie Lobdell, co-lead pastor at Mountain Home Church of the Nazarene in Idaho, started a sermon...

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January 16, 2019