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‘The Simpsons’ Predicted President Donald Trump Back in 2000

Nearly 16 years ago, Bart Simpson got a peek into a future where his sister Lisa became President of the United States—a position she took over from Donald Trump. Evidently, things didn’t go so well for the U.S. economy. It turns out, we go broke. Though, admittedly, Trump's fictional platforms—breakfast food and “midnight basketball”—actually sound pretty cool.

Obama Is 'Hijacking' Nuns' Healthcare Plans, Justice Kennedy Asserts at Supreme Court Arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that will determine whether or not an order of Catholic nuns and over 30 other religious nonprofits will be forced to comply with an Obamacare contraception mandate that the organizations claim will make them complicit in violating their religious beliefs.

Krauss v. Meyer: Computer Algorithms as a Fair Model of Darwinian Processes?

Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution.

The Fundamental Premise Behind Ehrman's Claims - Stand to Reason Blog

The problems of memory and oral transmission Ehrman brings up to undermine the Gospels’ reliability are undercut when you realize that not that much time had passed when the accounts were committed to writing by the people who witnessed them. These were astounding events, which tends to burn things into memory. The events were also shared by many people, which helps support accurate memories and details. And the eyewitnesses began relaying these events to others very shortly after the resurrection. The Holy Week details were part of what they taught over and over from the beginning. And Luke interviewed many people for his account so he was able to get corroboration from various eyewitnesses.

Watching Jimmy Fallon and Jake Gyllenhaal Spit Food at Each Other Is the Best Way to Spend Your Evening

Just when you thought your Tuesday couldn't get any better, Jimmy Fallon proves you wrong. Apparently, Jimmy and Jake Gyllenhaal starred in a ’80s cop drama together. The show, Point Pleasant Police Department, is intense and things get a little, well, messy.

What is Your Perspective on Syrian Refugees? - Christian Research Institute

A caller asks for Hank’s perspective on the Syrian refugees seeking asylum in the United States. http://www.equip.org, 1-888-7000-CRI

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1 Love No Matter What - Biola University

Jesus challenges his followers to do something that is never easy and always countercultural: love your enemies (Matt. 5:44). And in today’s polarized world, where entrenched battle lines are drawn on issues ranging from sex to politics to race, the call to love the “other side,” no matter what, is harder than ever.

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Is Good Friday a Myth? What 5 Ancient, Non-Christian Sources Reveal

I’ll never forget being introduced to this whole concept of studying the historical Jesus. A professor from Liberty University, Dr. Gary Habermas, was guest lecturing at a seminar series called “Defending the Faith” during my time in the M.A. Apologetics program at Biola. In his presentation, he laid out a number of what he called, “minimal facts;” Historical facts related to the resurrection reports. But what was interesting is that these were facts that most ancient historians—including non-Christians scholars—actually agreed on.

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Book Review: “A New Kind of Apologist” edited by Sean McDowell

The topics in the book aren’t limited to some kind of ivory tower arguments (though I believe such arguments and books are very valuable); here, topics have direct application to life while maintaining an apologetic perspective. It’s a practical book, though it is necessarily brief on each topic that is covered. It provides more of a grab bag of ideas than well-developed approaches to the topics. Readers will be exposed to many different ideas, each with some insight on where to pursue further reading on the topic. The sheer breadth of issues touched upon make the book guaranteed to have something of interest for anyone even remotely concerned with apologetics. Method, Christian living, other religions, and a host of topics in between are covered. It’s an exciting book, as each chapter presents a new avenue for readers to explore.

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How Do You Keep Your Kids on God's Side? Interview with author Natasha Crain

CRAIN: On several occasions, I’ve asked my blog readers or members of Christian parenting groups on Facebook to ask their kids what their biggest questions about Christianity are. Younger kids almost always ask conceptual questions about God, like how He could be eternal, where He is, what He looks like, and so on. Older elementary and middle schoolers tend to ask more questions about the salvation status of various people—why people go to hell, what happens to people who don’t hear about Jesus, what about other religions, etc. High schoolers are often focused on questions of science, as they begin learning about evolution and questioning how the Bible and science fit together. And all kids (and adults!) ask questions about the problem of evil (how a good God could let so much bad stuff happen in our world).

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Premier Christian on Twitter

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http://killingjesuschrist.blogspot.com/2016/02/risen-opening-evidence-for-resurrection.html

 The Assured Resurrection of Jesus by Mike Robinson    Jesus is risen - numerous people witnessed his resurrection The ‘Resurrection’ to which they bore witness was, in fact, not the action of rising from the dead but the state of having risen (C.S. Lewis). Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep (1 Corinthians 15:1-6). He observed that it was not possible for the apostles “to continue to reaffirm the truth time after time, if in fact Jesus wasn’t resurrected from the dead” (Simon Greenleaf, onetime skeptic; Law School professor at Harvard: wrote the long-used text book for ascertaining legal evidence).

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Reading Augustine in an Election Year

The world seems not more sinful in 2016 but more obviously precarious. Many note that this year feels different, as though what faces us isn’t just the possibility of culture wars but of even existential collapse. The question isn’t just which vision for America is best but rather whether democratic self-government is still possible. Many American Christians foresee an election year in which what confronts us isn’t so much choosing the lesser of two evils as much as facing a political culture in which both sides have chosen evil. That’s why I would argue that this is a good year for American Christians to revisit Augustine’s City of God .

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http://evidence4god.blogspot.com/2016/03/reasons-trinity-must-be-true.html

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Little Sisters, big case

Turn on cable television and you’ll likely see people screaming at each other. Log on to your Facebook page and you’ll experience a similar reality. With all the fuming controversy in America, why would we stir up culture wars where we don’t really even need them? That’s the question the Supreme Court will take up next week. Before the Court, our federal government will argue that it can force religious ministries to help provide things the government itself can and does provide. The “things” in question are abortion-inducing drugs and other contraceptives. And the religious ministries sincerely believe that they cannot do what the government demands. Some of these ministries are, like me, Baptist. Others, such as the Little Sisters of the Poor are Catholic. This really shouldn’t be an argument. (Full disclosure: I serve on the board of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty which represents the Little Sisters and several Baptist ministries.)

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WORLD | Utah could be first of many states to declare porn a health crisis | Kiley Crossland | March 23, 2016

The bill, Senate Concurrent Resolution 9 (SCR9), marks the first time a state has called pornography a “public health crisis,” language more often used for smoking, drunk driving, and epidemics like Ebola. Although the non-binding resolution does not change law, experts say the bill is part of a concerted effort to start framing the issue as not merely a “moral” crisis, but one that affects entire communities.

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Christian Today on Twitter

Evangelist Michael Ramsden to preach at 'site of Jesus' resurrection' on #Easter Sunday: http://bit.ly/1RgGE56  pic.twitter.com/7G3kp8LYPE

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497. Evidence For The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ: Part 5

Bobby explains how prophecy fulfilled is a further evidence of Jesus' resurrection.

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The secret lives of jellyfish

Most marine scientists do not share her enthusiasm for the creatures. Purcell has spent much of her career locked in a battle to find funding and to convince ocean researchers that jellyfish deserve attention. But she hasn't had much luck. One problem is the challenges that come with trying to study organisms that are more than 95% water and get ripped apart in the nets typically used to collect other marine animals. On top of that, outside the small community of jellyfish researchers, many biologists regard the creatures as a dead end in the food web — sacs of salty water that provide almost no nutrients for predators except specialized ones such as leatherback sea turtles ( Dermochelys coriacea ), which are adapted to consume jellies in large quantities.

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@russellmoore on Instagram: “Standing with the Little Sisters of the Poor as their religious freedom case is argued today before the Supreme Court.”

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Serving Christ Among High School Students

In my school, I see a critical need for Christ in what is sometimes a dark place. There are many broken individuals and families. Some children are at a total loss of any kind of direction, desire, or will to become productive citizens. They are hopeless, which is partly why they can be so apathetic and lethargic about their schoolwork. Their communities and homes tell them a tragic story for which they think they’re destined. Lacking joy and love, they then try to fill their lives with meaningless and shallow things.

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What Would Judas Do?

“Then one of the twelve, whose name was Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, ‘What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?’” (Matthew 26:14–15). “When they heard it, they were glad and promised to give him money” (Mark 14:11). They found their man, someone who loved money as much as they did, someone who was willing to offend and ostracize even his closest friends for a pay day. The market had opened against the Messiah, and Judas was there to profit.

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The Death of Christ

“We need to invite the horror of the crucified Christ—its blood and glistening bone and swirling insects—to assault our hearts with that reality so that our hearts might respond and say, ‘This is how I'm loved.’” — Kent Hughes

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Live to Give — At Any Cost

Jesus tells his disciples that if they love one another as he has loved them, “all people will know that you are my disciples.” In order to show our allegiance to Jesus, we may attempt just about anything other than loving one another. We put up signs in our yards, post quotes on social media, and add bumper stickers to our car. All these may express a genuine heart, but they mean nothing if we do not love other Christians — who can, in fact, be some of the most difficult people for us to love.

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How Should Christians Vote?

Of course, there is much more to Christian civic responsibility than merely showing up on Election Day. As citizens in a democratic republic, we have opportunities to help shape the public debate on issues that are important to us. We can hold formal and informal discussions, attend candidate forums, write op-eds and letters to the editor, volunteer with candidates or with advocacy organizations, and help with voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives. Our voting and electoral activism is about more than picking a winning candidate. Our participation gives legitimacy and substance to our common political life, whether our particular candidate wins or loses.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Hacking 68-Y-O Christian Convert to Death in Bangladesh

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 29, 2014. The offshoot of al Qaeda which has captured swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria has declared itself an Islamic "Caliphate" and called on factions worldwide to pledge their allegiance, a statement posted on jihadist websites said on Sunday. The group, previously known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIS, has renamed itself "Islamic State" and proclaimed its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghadi as "Caliph" - the head of the state, the statement said.

22 The Complete Infidel’s Guide to ISIS with Robert Spencer – Part 4 - Christian Research Institute

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes back the director of Jihad Watch and bestselling author, Robert Spencer to discuss ISIS and Islamic jihad in light of the Brussels terrorist attack. Hank and Robert talk about border policies, America’s failure to deal with these threats, the refugee crisis, and the seemingly willful ignorance of politicians and the media to associate the religion of Islam with terrorism.

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Easter Reading: 7 of the Best Books on the Resurrection - Apologetics Guy

Want to perpare for conversations about Jesus’ Resurrection? I often find myself talking about the historicity of the Resurrection at family get-togethers around Easter. And it’s not even me bringing this stuff up. Somehow, my skeptical relatives find me!

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Should Experience Trump Scripture? - Sean McDowell, Ph.D.

It appears to me that Vines starts with the conclusion that God blesses same-sex relationships and then moves backwards to find evidence. This is not exegesis, but a classic example of eisegesis (reading our own biases into a text). Like Vines, I also came out as a gay man while I was a student. I was a graduate student pursuing a doctorate in dentistry. Unlike Vines, I was not raised in a Christian home. Interestingly, a chaplain gave me a book from a gay-affirming author, John Boswell, claiming that homosexuality is not a sin. Like Vines, I was looking for biblical justification and wanted to prove that the Bible blesses gay relationships. As I read Boswell’s book, the Bible was open next to it, and his assertions did not line up with Scripture. Eventually, I realized that I was wrong—that same-sex romantic relationships are a sin. My years of biblical language study in Bible college and seminary, and doctoral research in sexuality, only strengthened this conclusion. No matter how hard I tried to find biblical justification and no matter whether my same-sex temptations went away or not, God’s word did not change.

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The Empty Tomb of Jesus - A True Story? - Apologetics Guy

Think about it like this: If you’re going to make up a fake story about someone arranging for Jesus’ body to be buried in his own tomb, why say he was a part of the very group that condemned Jesus and called him a blasphemer and turned him over to Pilate to be crucified? Why bother even giving him a name when there were people living in Jerusalem who actually knew the members of the Sanhedrin? Why put this group in any kind of a positive light at all? Unless that’s how things really went down. Indeed, it seems unlikely that the earliest Christians made up the report about Joseph of Arimathea and his involvement in Jesus burial

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Elaborate Testimony: Part 2

More Elaborate Testimony from the four Gospels. See how they fit together like interlocking puzzle pieces. • Miracles done in Bethsaida? • Why ask Phillip where to get food?

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28 What Happens to People Who Have Never Heard About Jesus?

The second answer is, “Yes, because God is a God of justice He will not let the sinful deeds and latent wickedness of man go unpunished.” This punishment will be based on the degree of clarity to His revealed will they have received.” The “degree of clarity to His revealed will” speaks to the varying ways in which all men can know something of God and what He wants from His creation – his general will, partially revealed will (Old Testament) and fully revealed will (General, plus Old Testament, plus New Testament, with Jesus and His work at the center). Proponents of this answer would hold out that it is because God is gracious and merciful that He has also provided a means of salvation through the life, death and resurrection of His Son, Jesus Christ, who paid the penalty for sin. From these answers, we can label the two ends of the spectrum as inclusivism – people will be saved regardless of their response to the gospel – and exclusivism – a favorable response to the gospel is necessary for salvation.

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The Quran's deadly role in inspiring Belgian slaughter: Column

This is not at all to say that most Muslims are violent. The vast majority of Muslims do not live their lives based on chapter 9 of the Quran or on the books of jihad in the hadith. My point is not to question the faith of such Muslims nor to imply that radical Muslims are the true Muslims. Rather, I simply want to make clear that while ISIL may lure youth through a variety of methods, it radicalizes them primarily by urging them to follow the literal teachings of the Quran and the hadith, interpreted consistently and in light of the violent trajectory of early Islam. As long as the Islamic world focuses on its foundational texts, we will continue to see violent jihadi movements.

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Did God Die on the Cross?

The famous hymn of the church “And Can it Be?” contains a line that asks a very poignant question: “How can it be that thou, my God, shouldst die for me?” Is it accurate to say that God died on the cross?

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Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? Is there good historical evidence for the resurrection of Jesus? Are miracles really possible? Explore the evidence for yourself in this video from Impact 360. For more videos like this visit http://impact360.org .

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Renewing Your Mind | Last Supper | March 23, 2016

In the Old Testament, the Passover lamb distinguished the people of God from the unbelieving Egyptians. The Passover also marked Israel's redemption from Egypt. The Old Testament prophets described the future redemption of Israel in terms of a new exodus. In this lecture, Dr. R.C. Sproul looks at the Last Supper, showing how Christ is our Passover lamb in this meal that marks the arrival of the greater exodus, redemption from slavery to sin and death.

33 Love No Matter What - Biola University

Jesus challenges his followers to do something that is never easy and always countercultural: love your enemies (Matt. 5:44). And in today’s polarized world, where entrenched battle lines are drawn on issues ranging from sex to politics to race, the call to love the “other side,” no matter what, is harder than ever.

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Jeb Bush on Twitter

I am endorsing @TedCruz . Ted is a consistent, principled conservative who has shown he can unite the party. https://www.facebook.com/jebbush/posts/847372542058457 …

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The Day I Stopped Asking Students the Wrong Questions

During the dark days of World War II, Victor Frankl spent years in a Nazi ghetto and later a  concentration  camp. It was there he learned that life cannot be evaluated in simple terms of “self.” Each of us individuals are part of a larger community, and our success must be measured in terms of that larger community, not in laying personal life plans. We are all part of history, a narrative into which we’ve been placed to contribute to the specific circumstances and challenges of our day.

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Frog Orr-Ewing on Twitter

On the steps leading to the old temple where Jesus walked and taught with my boys @amyorrewing @RamsdenMichael pic.twitter.com/LcVlyi3NGG

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Why Ted Cruz called Donald Trump a coward. | RedState

A couple of things, there. One, yes, if you were hoping – or dreading – that Ted Cruz and Donald Trump might have made a deal; yeah, I think that that’s a lot less likely now, not that it ever really was likely.  You see, I know what Trump was trying to insinuate**, and Ted Cruz knows what Trump was trying to insinuate, and if you wanted to make sure that Ted Cruz sticks with this one all the way to the bitter end, well, tonight’s attack would have been perfect in that regard.  Second: yeah, I know that Trump is probably more pumped about winning Arizona right now – gee, thanks , early voting! – but if he thinks that his stubborn inability to break 50%  in these races is convincing the majority of the GOP to give up… well, it’s not.

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Radical Islam Is at War With the Rest of the World

Taking this a step further, the Quran (5:33) explicitly states that "the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That is for them a disgrace in this world; and for them in the Hereafter is a great punishment."

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God Is the Best Explanation of Intentional States of Consciousness In the World

For more resources visit: http://www.reasonablefaith.org On February 1st, 2013 at Purdue University, Dr William Lane Craig participated in a debate with Dr Alex Rosenberg on the topic, "Is Faith In God Reasonable?" Over 5,000 people watched the event on the Purdue University campus along with tens of thousands streaming it live online from around the world. This clip is the fifth of eight arguments that Dr Craig presented in his opening statement. We welcome your comments in the Reasonable Faith forums: http://www.reasonablefaith.org/forums/ Be sure to also visit Reasonable Faith's other channel: http://www.youtube.com/reasonablefait... Follow Reasonable Faith on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rfupdates Add Reasonable Faith on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/reasonablefai...

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U.S. Couple Among the Missing after Attacks in Brussels

29-year-old Lexington, Kentucky native Stephanie Shultz and her husband Justin are among the missing after the attacks in Brussels. According to reports , Stephanie's mother, Carolyn Moore, was in the airport preparing to leave Brussels after spending a week with her daughter and son-in-law when the blasts occurred. “She had not been able to find Stephanie and Justin,” who were at the airport to see her off. “She had said goodbye to them in the terminal and had turned to go toward security and the blast happened,” Moore's sister, Betty Newsom said. “She does not know if they stood there to watch her go to security or if they had turned to leave the terminal. She does not know.” Carolyn Moore is staying at a hotel near the airport, Newsom said. “They are keeping her at the hotel because that seems to be where the information is coming when they find people.” Stephanie Shultz works at Mars Inc. headquarters in Brussels. The company has been in touch with Carolyn Moore, and some of Stephanie’s co-workers brought an adapter for her cellphone charger so she could stay in contact with family.

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Together Against Extrabiblical Methods

send to a friend #1  Posted by ROWELL SANTOS  |  Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 5:32 AM A big thanks to God and the ministry of Gty. This ministry was always reminding us to keep the faith and hold on to the True teachings of the Bible. Will you please help us send more info. or creating another blog regarding G12 since most of the churches on our country Philippines adopted this kind of system even our Mother church had been trying to convince us to take the system even we proved that the system together with their strategies are not according to the teachings of the Bible. Comments and suggestions are highly appreciated. God bless Reply Name:   Email: You have 3000 characters remaining for your comment.

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Rabbi: Passover Is for Christians, Too

I’ve also discovered there’s a yearning for community among Christians. People are longing for people who are committed to look out for them. This is one area I believe Christians can learn from Jews. Jews have historically been such a strong community. Christianity is often focused on the individual and his or her relationship with God. Judaism is more about the community’s role and responsibility for one another. It’s much more group oriented, more community oriented. Churches at their best can provide that kind of community, but it seems to be a little more individualized. When people discover the Jewish roots in early Christianity and see the Jewish focus on the group and community life, there are some good lessons there for congregations today.

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Raising Up Leaders

In his call for me to leadership in the church, God provided a course-altering gift into my life: a young leader, Matthew, began to walk alongside of me to show what it means to be a leader. Call it a coach, mentor, discipler, or whatever... I have learned to call him a friend. And, we need more friends like that in the church. Now, here is the reality — I was probably a giant pain to him at times. Having preached my first sermon at age 17 and being from a well-known family in the church, I was sometimes brash and a know-it-all. But, he was patient and began to teach me what leadership among God's people can look like if we heed the gospel first and our own egos... well, never. (By the way, I'm still working on that lesson.) Whenever I would give the "but I know how to run a church" comment, Matthew would patiently point me back to the gospel and the life of Jesus. It is the only answer that satisfies when we have that "Is it worth it?" moment in helping to develop new leaders. My suspicion is that the Catalyst community still represents a fairly young part of the pool of church leaders in our culture.

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Guns, Cuba, Hollywood, and a Baseball Controversy

Should Christians Carry Guns? Kimberly Corban was a 20-year-old student at the University of Northern Colorado, when a man broke into her apartment in Greeley, Colo., and sexually assaulted her for nearly two hours. Today, 20 years later, she works with sexual assault survivors and is a strong advocate for the Second Amendment. When I read her story in The Daily Signal , I asked myself the question: “Should Christians carry guns?” It is, obviously, a multi-faceted question: guns for hunting, guns for self-defense, or an arsenal of weapons stashed at your fortified safe-house in the wilderness? Theologian Wayne Grudem, in his book “ Politics according to the Bible, ” says the Bible does not condemn weapons used in self-defense. In fact, Grudem calls “the right of self-defense” a “basic human right.” He notes that Jesus’ own disciples carried swords (Luke 22:36-38). I commend Grudem’s book to you. I keep a copy on my desk as a reference guide for tough issues, and for clear ways to discuss issues I am already sure about. For a summary of Grudem’s arguments, as well as other biblically derived thoughts on gun ownership, click here .

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Intimacy Before Agony

Yet, Jesus went to the first disciple, stooped before him, and began washing dirt and grime from his feet. Then he proceeded to the next, and the next, including Judas, his betrayer. Peter expressed the shock of them all. “You shall never wash my feet” (John 13:8). But Jesus let him know there was symbolism in the cleansing. And when he’d reclined again, he instructed them as to what he’d done. He had performed an act of lowest servitude so that they could follow his example. Rather than argue who was greatest, they needed to understand that greatness lay in humility.

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Jesus’ Family and the Resurrection

The Gospels report that prior to the resurrection, Jesus’ brothers, like his neighbors, were highly critical of Jesus’ messianic claims (see Mark 6:3–4; John 7:5 ). In fact, Jesus’ family thought he suffered from mental delusion and sought to take control of him ( Mark 3:21, 31–35 ). James, along with the rest of the family, had no faith in Jesus’ religious claims and in fact thought he was desperately ill. It would be hard to find greater skepticism than that of James. Not only was he embarrassed by Jesus’ claims but he was also concerned for his brother’s well-being. It appears that James was in no way a likely candidate for becoming an enthusiastic supporter of Jesus as Messiah.

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Investigating Easter: Is The Resurrection A Late Legend? | Cold Case Christianity

But, while this explanation may account for the empty tomb (if we assume the body was removed), it fails to explain the early claims of the apostles related to the resurrection. As I’ve demonstrated in Cold-Case Christianity (Chapters 11 and 13), the earliest accounts of the apostles, as recorded by their own students, include all the miraculous deeds attributed to Jesus, including the Resurrection. Cold-case detectives have to deal with the issue of legend more than other types of detectives. So much time has passed from the point of the original crime that it seems possible that witnesses may now amplify their original observations in one way or another. Luckily, I have the record of the first investigators to assist me as I try to separate what the eyewitnesses truly saw (and reported at the time of the crime) from what they might recall today. If the original record of the first investigators is thorough and well documented, I will have a much easier time discerning the truth about what each witness saw. I’ve discovered that the first recollections of the eyewitnesses are usually more detailed and reliable than what they might offer thirty years later.

50 Science under the Microscope

Why all the sloppiness? Phillips points to mounting pressure on scientists to win grants. As a result, major errors slip through, and many findings are never replicated. Phillips also describes a “pressure to conform” in the scientific community. Those who question accepted dogma are punished, not rewarded.

51 Bill Nye the Philosophy Shy
52 http://truthbomb.blogspot.com/2016/03/article-on-miracles-and-historiography.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
53 Premier Christian on Twitter
54 4 ‘Humble’ Things That Aren’t Humble
55 Nabeel Qureshi in USA Today: The Quran’s deadly role in inspiring Belgian slaughter | RZIM
56 So You Have No Idea What Your ‘Calling’ Is
57 FREE Social Media Management Dashboard | Twitter/Facebook Marketing Tool | Commun.it
58 Witty Church Sign Sparks Revival | The Babylon Bee
59 Why God Loves It When We Lose Our Way
60 Kasich Plans to Drop Out Of GOP Presidential Race
61 Ligonier Ministries
62 FREE Social Media Management Dashboard | Twitter/Facebook Marketing Tool | Commun.it
63 What Is the Quran? (Introduction to Islam)
64 How to Explain Easter to Your Children
65 ISIS Plans to Crucify Captured Catholic Priest on Good Friday, Online Rumors Claim
66 Fox News Poll: Cruz gains on Trump in GOP race, Clinton up by double digits | Fox News
67 Biola University on Twitter
68 The Poached Egg on Twitter
69 Rolling Stone on Twitter
70 Trump, Clinton Have Highest Unfavorable Ratings of Any Presidential Candidates Since 1984
71 The Gospel Coalition
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75 Franklin Graham on Brussels Terror: America Must Heed Extremists Threats of More Attacks
76 Donald J. Trump on Twitter
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78 The Most Important Virtue People Forget
79 MLB Wife Julianna Zobrist: ‘Baseball Is All My Kids Have Ever Known’
80 Emory president: Students scared and in pain by Trump 2016 chalk signs
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83 MaryJo Sharp on Instagram: “My friend and colleague, @philip.nation, has an awesome book on spiritual disciplines that is on sale today at Amazon for $9.99! #habits…”
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85 Radical Islam creates terrorism … Why should USA give Islam special protection? Trump's a buffoon, Cruz is fine: Q&A in The Interviews Blog
86 If Genesis isn’t true, then…
87 Apologetics Curriculum - Apologetics Lessons for Youth and Adults
88 Holy Week, Batman!
89 Chapter 8: Did Humans Really Evolve from Apelike Creatures?
90 The 2016 Lollapalooza Lineup Will Blow Your Mind
91 WORLD | Rallying for religious liberty, praying to win | Evan Wilt | March 23, 2016