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Purim and the Bible

The Jewish holiday of Purim, based on the Bible’s book of Esther, commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from genocide at the direction of the Persian official Haman. [Read about Esther in the Encyclopedia...

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March 19, 2019
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Five Churches that Shouldn’t Reproduce

There is legitimate reason to caution against a universal plea toward blind reproduction. There is a growing awakening to the need of a multiplying church movement within North America, as the best—and likely only—means to...

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March 19, 2019
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A New Set of Spotlights on Elisabeth Elliot

What we learn about her life and work from two releases of previously unpublished writings. Years ago, I needed to write a brief biography of Elisabeth Elliot as part of a larger project. I searched...

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March 19, 2019
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ECFA Suspends Harvest Bible Chapel’s Accreditation

Under James MacDonald, Chicago-area megachurch may have been in “serious violation” of 4 out of 7 stewardship standards, says Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Harvest Bible Chapel had its accreditation suspended this week by the...

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March 19, 2019
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Should We Rethink the 30-minute Sermon Lecture?

Our message should encompass both Scripture and our congregants questions. Recently, a group of pastors asked me this question: “Should we rethink the 30-minute sermon lecture in light of the many different ways classroom teaching...

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March 19, 2019