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Is Richard Dawkins destroying his reputation? | Sophie Elmhirst

The long read: The scientist and bestselling writer has become the face of a new crusading atheism. But even his closest allies worry that his online provocations do more harm than good

Let's Get "Science-Savvy"!

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

96-Year-Old Auditions for America's Got Talent – The Crowd and Judges Are Left Speechless!

Tao Porchon-Lynch is 96 years young, and nothing is stopping her from following her dream. When she was a young woman, she was a model. Now at 96, she has decided to get up in front of the world and show us all what she can do…and it will leave your jaw on the floor!

WORLD | Will compassionate conservatism make a comeback? | Marvin Olasky | June 15, 2015

The conservative website Hot Air has a headline this morning, “Jeb Bush’s first campaign ad: Compassionate conservatism is back, baby” (see video below).

Answering Muslims: British Muslim Convert Thomas Evans Dies Fighting for al-Shabab in Kenya

There comes a point when we need to ask ourselves: "What's more important, the lives lost in the name of Islam or the feelings of those who defend it?" So far, politicians and the media are convinced that the feelings of Muslims are far more important than those killed in the name of Allah. Thomas Evans before converting to Islam BBC—The mother of a British man killed while fighting for Islamist militant group al-Shabab in Kenya has told the BBC her "whole world has fallen apart". Sally Evans, from Buckinghamshire, said a journalist had phoned to tell them Muslim convert Thomas, 25, had died. Her other son Michael said that when he looked on Twitter, the first thing he found was a picture of Thomas's body. "We remember him as being my brother, your son," he told the BBC. "But to everyone else he's just a terrorist." Kenyan officials have confirmed that Thomas Evans was killed on Sunday when al-Shabab fighters attacked a military base in the north of the country. Thomas Evans after converting to Islam Militants armed with AK47s and grenades raided the base in Lamu County, close to the Somali border, and then stormed a nearby village. Eleven gunmen were killed in total and two Kenyan soldiers also died. Evans, who had changed his name to Abdul Hakim, contacted his family in 2012 to say he had travelled to Somalia to join the militant group. At least 50 British citizens are believed to have joined al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda affiliate based in Somalia, which has been behind a series of high-profile attacks in Kenya and Somalia. Ms Evans, from Wooburn Green, said she would remember her son as "the little boy who had a bright future before he went down the path he went down". She said he had met "some people with some very twisted, warped ideas of Islam" in the local area to begin with, and was later influenced by online material. (Continue Reading.) Notice that even after her son dies fighting for Allah, Sally Evans defends Islam by claiming that her son's martyrdom was due to a "twisted, warped" idea of Islam. Of course, that "twisted, warped" view is exactly what we find in Islam's most trusted sources. Here's what Islam teaches about fighting unbelievers:

This Boy Was Born With No Limbs and Abandoned by His Mother -- But God Had the Perfect Plan for Him!

Despite being born with no arms and no legs, Gabe Adams believes he can do it all with a smile on his face. When he was baby, he was left at the hospital with no one to take him home. Once one family found out, they didn't think twice about letting him join their family.

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Watch a Jumbo Jet Take Off Vertically

Just watching this video of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner jumbo jet take off almost completely vertically is enough to make your stomach drop. Maybe this is why they’re so insistent on passengers buckling up and putting their tray tables in the upright and locked position ...

This Is the Most Ridiculous Basketball Shot You Will Ever See

These bros just set a new Guinness World Record by sinking the longest basketball shot ever recorded, chucking a ball 415 feet from the top of a giant dam in Australia—aka, the greatest location for a game of HORSE ever ...

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Jurassic World

After going extinct in 2001, the franchise returns with a familiar warning: Don’t play God. (But it sure makes for a fun ride.)

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The Danger of Seeking Your Dream Church

Wish-dreamers forget that the church is built on the gospel of the cross and that gospel is for people who really know themselves to be sinners. Wish-dreamers see themselves as having their act together because they . . . [fill in the blank] . . . and expect the church to follow suit. Wish-dreamers see themselves as sinners only in their creed, but not in reality. When we see ourselves as desperate sinners in need of the grace of Christ, it changes the way we look at others, what we expect of others, and what we want the church to be. Wish-dreamers are concerned about certain sins, but not others. They are great labelers of people. They are always looking for a church with better clay.

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Christians Must Stand Their Ground, 'Disobey' Unjust Laws Limiting Religious Freedom, Says Matt Staver in Kick-Off to 4-Day Future Conference

As the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision looms this month, Liberty Counsel Chairman Matt Staver and subpoenaed Houston pastor Steven Riggle asserted Sunday that Christians and churches across the country need to unite, stand their ground and defy "unjust" laws that restrict religious freedoms.

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The Briefing 06-15-15

1) Number of Americans in prison presents moral quandary of needing secure and humane systems

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The Briefing 06-15-15

1) Number of Americans in prison presents moral quandary of needing secure and humane systems

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CNN on Twitter

Did you watch #JurassicWorld ? The film made an estimated $204.5M in the U.S. over the weekend http://cnn.it/1eglBQu  pic.twitter.com/DwuORO47iK

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What’s Up with the Witch of Endor?

3. It is clear that the spirit of Samuel appears to the witch and speaks. There is no other way to understand the text in verses 15 and 16, which states that Samuel speaks. But there are other questions to ask. Why was the medium shocked when she saw the spirit of Samuel? Why did she not recognize him but have to wait for Saul’s confirmation of his identity? It seems as if this experience was different from her usual practice of divining departed spirits. Why? Perhaps the narrator is mocking her. In my judgment the reason has to do with the wider context of Samuel. This particular story is an example of God bringing up the dead from Sheol (Samuel) and bringing down the living to Sheol (Saul), exalting the humble and abasing the proud. In the Song of Hannah with which the first book of Samuel begins, Hannah sings about Yahweh’s power: “The LORD brings death and makes alive; he brings down to the grave and raises up” (1 Sam. 2:6). The second book of Samuel essentially begins with David’s lament f

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Genetics and Bioethics: Enhancement or Therapy?

Bioethics is an expanding field with direct implications for our lives. Here, we’ll reflect on the possibility and implications of gene therapy and enhancement. While I was at the Evangelical Philosophical/Theological Society Conference in 2012, I had the pleasure of sitting in on a talk about this very topic, and that will be the focus of this post. Unfortunately, the speaker had been switched around and was not listed in the booklet that I have. Furthermore, I never caught the speaker’s actual name (I tried to write it down when he was introduced, and got Gary Alkins, though I have tried searching online for that and haven’t come up with it), so if someone knows what it is, please let me know. I’ll reference the speaker as “speaker” throughout this post.

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If Rachel Dolezal Isn't Black, How Is Caitlyn Jenner A Woman?

How, exactly is what Dolezal did any different than what Jenner is currently doing? Rachel Dolezal is not black, and Caitlyn Jenner is not a woman (putting aside the basic biological facts of how sex-selection and chromosomes work, Jenner’s not even undergone the so-called sex change surgery; by all accounts, his equipment is still intact). Rachel Dolezal changing her wardrobe, her makeup, and her hair do not make her black. Pretty much everyone seems to agree on that, for obvious reasons. You don’t turn red into blue by magically declaring that red is now blue.

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WORLD | Walking through fire | Tiffany Owens | March 8, 2014

Eventually, they married. Elliot continued to give speeches about missions, marriage, and biblical gender roles. Gren managed book tables, arranged radio slots, and burned CDs. Gren says Elliot’s sane estimate of her own importance and capabilities allowed her to deal with the attention: “She looked at herself as an ordinary woman thrown into the limelight. … She never pushed herself forward.” He illustrates his point with a story: An overly excited young woman asked Elliot, “Who’s the real Elisabeth Elliot?” She replied, “I don’t know, and may God keep me from ever finding out.” 

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New Article Blasts Feds’ ‘Pseudoscientific Methods’ For Establishing Dietary Guidelines

This is a true story and I lived it. A few years back, HHS commissioned a study of a new program designed to help struggling families. Instead of hiring an objective outside evaluator, they hired the same people who designed the program to evaluate it. When data showed the program struggling, the "evaluator" insisted on changes so drastic that the program was no longer recognizable. Then they engaged in extensive "data cleaning," which is supposed to involve the removal of anomalous or suspect data, but in this case amounted to mass deletion of data showing that the program was having no effect. The program designer-evaluator was being paid hundreds hundreds of millions in taxpayer money. Five years later, the "evaluator" quietly issued a report showing virtually no difference between the program group who got the services, and the control group, who did not. Bottom line? Government will do ANYTHING to fake success, and will NEVER admit failure. And there are plenty of companies and universities out there who are glad to help them do it. NEVER believe ANYTHING the government says is validated by their research.

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Treasure Hunt

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The Ones Who Are Left

But silent, swift, and implacable the Scythe has swept by, and he is gone, and we are left. We stand bewildered on the sidewalk, on the station platform. Yet, most strangely, that stunning snatching away has changed nothing very much. There is the sunlight lying in patches on the familiar carpet just as it did yesterday. The same dishes stand in the rack to be put away as usual, his razor and comb are on the shelf, his shoes in the closet (O the shoes! molded in the always recognizable shape of his feet). The mail comes, the phone rings, Wednesday gives way to Thursday and this week to next week, and you have to keep getting up in the morning (“Life must go on, I forget just why,” wrote Edna St. Vincent Millay) and combing your hair (for whom, now), eating breakfast (remember to get out only one egg now, not three), making the bed (who cares). You have to meet people who most fervently wish they could pass by on the other side so as not to have to think of something to say. You have to be understanding with their attempts to be understanding, and when they nervously try to steer you away from the one topic you want so desperately to talk about you have to allow yourself to be steered away—for their sakes.

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As Church Plants Grow, Southern Baptists Disappear

With just under 15.5 million members, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) remains the largest Protestant group in the United States. But it has lost about 800,000 members since 2003, when membership peaked at about 16.3 million.

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Christian Monks, Students Refuse to Flee 4th-Century Monastery Near ISIS-Controlled Mosul; 'God Protects Us'

Three monks and six students have taken refuge in the ancient monastery of Mar Mattai in northern Iraq, just 12 miles from the Islamic State-occupied Mosul City, not willing to flee, and expressing "their faith that this is a secure place."

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The Atlantic on Twitter

In a new document, Pope Francis makes a strong case that humans are causing climate change http://theatln.tc/1LbgDSs  pic.twitter.com/m2eJMRM2AD

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Hot Girls Wanted

For a week or so after I saw Hot Girls Wanted , this year’s breakout Sundance documentary (executive produced by Rashida Jones), I found myself in a spiritual malaise. My Facebook feed is constantly filled with links to the daily outrages—political, social, and religious—that preoccupy my friends, so it’s not as if I need a ninety minute expose on Internet pornography to make me feel like the world around me is a darker, uglier place than the one I grew up in.

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Gimmicks and God

I have a confession to make. In my former life as a Baptist youth evangelist, I did some things of which I am not now particularly proud. For example, on one occasion I dressed up like the devil and went to the local high school, where I told the students just arriving for class that day not to attend the youth revival at our local church. The gimmick worked, and the place was packed. Another time, I partnered with a “karate for Christ” champion and permitted him to slice a potato off my neck blindfolded. By the mercy of God, I survived to tell about it. Had anyone dared to question our hotgospel antics, we would have replied, quoting St. Paul in 1 Corinthians 9:22, that we were simply becoming “all things to all people that [we] might by all means save some.”

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Let’s Be Honest: Reasons Why We Don’t Read Our Bibles

I would also add to this well thought out list (and I think the author touches on this in all points) that the reason many people, even Christians, don’t read the Bible is because they really don’t believe it is true. I mean this more in the “help my unbelief” sense. Same with prayer. If we truly believed that the Bible was the word of God, powerful and effective for teaching, reproving, training in righteousness, and trusting that the Holy Spirit is working in us as we read and pray, (and we desired those things) then we would do anything to make time to read it and to pray. We make time to eat and sleep because we a) feel the physical effects of it when we don’t and b) we believe and trust that eating and sleeping are good for our health and beneficial to us in many tangible and visible ways. The more time and energy we spend praying and reading the Word, the more obvious it is when we are not in the word. The more time spent praying and reading the Word, the clearer it becomes that we need it in order to be truly sustained, just like we know we need food water and sleep to be physically sustained.

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Formed by War

While war is everywhere in human history, a clear sign that we live in a fallen world, only relatively recently have we begun to study the psychological trauma it can cause. Now, thanks to new research on combat trauma, veterans—and the church—are getting a better understanding of war’s assault on the human soul.

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How to Date Well

I really don’t understand why people go out and marry, much less date, someone that they’re just not going to get along with. Yeah, yeah, opposites attract and all that, but what you have to understand is that marriage is like baseball—it’s hours of boredom pricked with moments of abrupt chaos. Most of the time, married people are going to work, cooking dinner, watching TV or sleeping. It’s pretty quiet.

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Representing a Foreign Power Over Coffee

In 2 Corinthians 5:11–21, the apostle Paul is making a case for an ambassador’s motivation, how an ambassador views people, how an ambassador views the world. He also wants to make a case for how we as Christians see our role in the world. That’s what the image of ambassadorship is about. Paul says in verse 20, “We are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us.” He carefully chooses the image of ambassadorship to make sure we understand our role. Think about it: ambassadors exist to deliver a message. According to Paul, when you sit down for coffee, if a spiritual topic comes up and you begin to share with a friend about Jesus, you represent the foreign power of the kingdom of God. I think this is so mind-blowing that we often don’t believe it to be true.

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The New Yorker on Twitter

The behind-the-scenes story of Dianne Feinstein’s fight to release the C.I.A. torture report: http://nyr.kr/1Fiqei3  pic.twitter.com/aHaFdvPCb3

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This LEGO-Themed Wedding Cake Is a True Masterpiece

Nothing says “love” like a LEGO-themed wedding cake. This magnificent creation , from Cupcakes by SJ in London, uses colorful fondant and real minifigs to build a wedding cake inspired by the world’s greatest toy. The cake, which was shared on Facebook, was such a hit, that its maker has had to turn down some requests to replicate it: “ I am based in SE London & am afraid unable to deliver outside of this area. We are a family who love to bake and create cakes for family, friends & friends of friends. We do not have a shop or website or any other form of pictures other than those on this page, which was created at the request of friends purely to see what we'd been creating. While all requests are seriously considered, I had no idea one picture would create the reaction & influx that it has in the last 2 days and am sorry that many requests are not possible to fulfil. [sic] I thank each & every one of you from the bottom of my heart for your kind comments, likes & shares it is completely mind blowing & left my parents & I lost for words” ...

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So, here's the idea... It's called A Bitter Theology.  It combines a love of good beer, great conversations and Jesus Christ.  The aim is to equip like-minded people with tools and resources to head through the beautiful doors of this country's many public houses to a ripe and ready mission field.  At least, that's the plan. Fancy coming along? Along the way we will taste good beer, tell great stories and debate some of life's big questions. There's just one aim: That Christ be glorified in each and every pub on this dear little island we call home. Join us on the journey. SOLI DEO GLORIA

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Finding Joy Amid Cancer

But the most important gift we can give someone is the gift of our presence. And when we show up, to remember Job’s friends. For the first seven days after Job’s calamity, his friends came around and they didn’t say a word, they did “shiva,” a wonderful Jewish practice. It wasn’t until they opened their mouths that they got in trouble. We need to be slow to speak and quick to listen. We need to recognize that the person going through cancer or some type of adversity is not looking for a quote or a bible verse or cliche. What they’re looking for is for you to be with them, and to be for them, and to love them and to laugh with them.

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http://www.afajournal.org/recent-issues/2015/june/morning-center/

Being the body Several local churches participate in One by One, a ministry that partners with the Morning Center to provide mentoring for expectant moms. Thorough training is provided to mentors who then turn to help expectant moms develop spiritually while gaining practical understanding about motherhood and everyday life. The mentorship lasts through the first year of the baby’s life. “The goal is to help the mother become self-sufficient,” explained Vickie West, Volunteer Ministry Coordinator at Leawood Baptist Church. “The One by One Ministry is mentoring 79 women in the Memphis area and it’s growing.”

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God Does Exist: Applied Apologetics: A typical Moral Dilemma in College Ethics Classes: Runaway Trains and Saving Lives

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Manvotional: Facing the Mistakes of Life

There are only two classes of people who never make mistakes—they are the dead and the unborn. Mistakes are the inevitable accompaniment of the greatest gift given to man—individual freedom of action. If he were only a pawn in the fingers of Omnipotence, with no self-moving power, man would never make a mistake, but his very immunity would degrade him to the ranks of the lower animals and the plants. An oyster never makes a mistake—it has not the mind that would permit it to forsake an instinct.

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Saddleback Pastor on How to Have a Marriage Last a Lifetime

What does it take for love in marriage to last a lifetime? As California's Saddleback Church held a "Marriage Renewal Weekend" during the worship service on Sunday, Pastor Tom Holladay answered this question, sharing four qualifications for enduring love.

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Pope Francis Is Building a Homeless Shelter in Vatican City

Pope Francis is continuing his personal outreach to the homeless around Vatican City. The pontiff ordered a new, 30-bed homeless shelter to be built in the Vatican. As The Washington Post notes , it’s just the first in a series of actions to care for the homeless he’s undertaken since becoming pope: He’s installed free showers in Vatican City; paid for homeless individuals to visit the Shroud of Turin; arranged private museum tours; and even provided free shaves and haircuts ...

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Find a Station - The Eric Metaxas Show

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Catalyst Conversations

Our Catalyst Conversation series continues with David Crowder for a leadership discussion and Q&A centered around creativity and collaboration.

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Mike Huckabee Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Robo Calls Promoting Christian Movie

A U.S. appeals court has revived a 2012 lawsuit against Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee claiming he was part of a group that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in 2012 with recorded robo calls to promote Christian film, "Last Ounce of Courage."

38 The Lamprecht Ledger

The Lamprecht Ledger, by Mark Lamprecht: A daily collection of stories from around the web.

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If God Is Real, Why Should I Believe In Him?

A student at Sam Houston State University asks Frank Turek, "If the Bible is true and God exists, why should I believe in Him?"

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43. Josh McDowell - Tolerance Is Unbiblical

Special guest Josh McDowell shares the evils and dangers of being tolerant in our society. For more information visit josh.org.

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What is the Purpose of Sex? - Cross Examined - Christian Apologetic Ministry | Frank Turek | Christian Apologetics | Christian Apologetics Speakers

I would suggest that food analogy is flawed because it presumes only two possible options, nutrition or poison. This is a illogical. It is certainly possible to consume something which is tasty yet likes nutritious value. In fact some would argue that the majority of that which is consumed by mouth in the United States is just that. Without that false dichotomy the analogy quickly falls apart. In like manner, unless one first demonstrate that ANY sexual act which does not serve the purpose of procreation (the matter of bonding was addressed in the first reply to this post, in that sex serves to bond same sex couple as well as opposite sex couples) is in every instance harmful before the argument behind the analogy can be made.

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Help My Unbelief

Barnabas Piper, son of John, deals in his new book  Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt Is Not the Enemy of Faith with the relation of faith and doubt, a tension that has troubled many Christians, indeed many Christian writers, young and old. His title comes from Mark 9:24, where the father of a demon-possessed child says to Jesus “I believe; help my unbelief.” The paradox here does not prevent Jesus from healing the boy. Jesus acknowledges the father’s faith as true faith, a sufficient response to his teaching in the preceding context (verse 23) that “all things are possible for one who believes.” In this passage, Piper’s subtitle is true: doubt is not the enemy of faith. But there are other Bible passages that view doubt more negatively (e.g., Matt. 14:31; 21:21; 28:17; Rom. 14:23; Jas. 1:6). So it becomes important to explore the relationship between faith and doubt more deeply, exploring also distinctions between different kinds of “faith” and different kinds of “doubt.”

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Blind Spots

Each category, Collin observes, has distinctive weaknesses as well as distinctive strengths. Christians of each variety need to listen to and learn from fellow believers whose emphases are different from their own. But above all—this theme is repeated again and again throughout the book—all Christians need to "shine light on our blind spots and measure ourselves against Jesus." This doesn't mean that, as believers, we'll always agree on what following Jesus entails. "We often seize on one aspect of his character and brandish it as weapon against other believers," Collin writes. "And we rope our partial Jesus into some of the nastiest conflicts."

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Are All Sins Really the Same?

The important thing is that all sins are the same to God! In the Old Covenant, God made an agreement between Himself and people when he said "Keep My commandments", referring to the 10 commandments. If they couldn't keep them, they were to sacrifice an unblemished animal at the Feast of Atonement to cover their sins. This showed their love, or belief, in God and gave them salvation in the Old Testament (i.e., living in heaven with God after death). There was no difference between lying, adultery or murder from God's perspective. If you sin, it can keep you from living with Him after we die. Unfortunately, because they broke the commandments every year, they had to return to sacrifice an unblemished animal annually. In the New Covenant, God makes the same agreement of not breaking the 10 commandments. However, this time it is not with people, but with Jesus. Jesus keeps the 10 commandments right up to His death on the cross. He becomes our sacrificial unblemished animal where belief in Him will provide salvation for us (i.e., living with God after death). So, it's appointed for man to die once and face judgment.

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3 Misconceptions about Human Trafficking We Need to Change

Human trafficking is one of the worst of these dark issues, because it consists of so many crimes wrapped into one—sometimes kidnapping, almost always rape, along with confinement, torture and coercion. We’ve met survivors whose victimization started as young as 12—one girl was forced to service men in the back seats of cars in parking garages. For four years, she had lived every moment under the watchful eye of a pimp, and she'd only been out of the industry for a year when we met her. Her care worker told us she was finally learning she could go to the bathroom without asking for permission. The invisible chains are often the hardest to shed. When we don't perceive a problem to be present to be in our neighborhood, it's easy to ignore. And sometimes, we choose ignorance on purpose, shielding ourselves from the realities of complex, dark stories.

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Professor of New Testament, Craig Keener, explains his journey from atheism to Christianity.

Craig Keener is a professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He received his Ph.D. in New Testament Studies and Christian Origins from Duke University. Prior to Asbury Theological Seminary, he was professor of New Testament at Palmer Theological Seminary of Eastern University for nearly 15 years, where he was also one of the associate pastors at an African-American Baptist church in Philadelphia. He has authored a number of commentaries on New Testament books as well as books covering a range of topics on Jesus, Paul, miracle investigations, and the African-American church.

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And Now, a Picture of a Raccoon Riding an Alligator through a Swamp

Planet earth is a wondrous place. This weekend, a man named Richard Jones was enjoying an afternoon walk in Florida (where else?), and took this picture, which appears to show a raccoon riding an alligator across a swamp, because the world is magical. Jones says that in fact the raccoon was not “hitching a ride across the river” and the alligator quickly went underwater to ditch the critter, which was startled out of the brush by the hikers. But we have eyes, Mr. Jones. We know a picture of a raccoon riding an alligator when we see one. Nothing can ruin this moment of natural beauty ...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Slams Prosperity Gospel and Creflo Dollar; Says Spiritual Leaders Are 'Flying the Heavens Like Self-Anointed Angels'

Using Creflo Dollar's $65 million Gulfstream jet as one example of exploiting the poor, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar slammed prosperity gospel advocates, comparing them to indulgence peddlers made famous during the Church's Reformation era.

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The Prayer of the Five Widows

When Christianity Today inquired about the burden in the hearts of the five widows of the Auca ambush in Ecuador (January 23, 1956), their reply suggested that this article might appear anonymously, since it mirrors the mood of all five women. Their scribe, however, was Elisabeth Howard Elliot. Graduated from Wheaton College (48) with a Greek major, she studied Spanish in Ecuador and, with a view to Scripture translation, studied the Colorado and Quichua languages in the west and east jungles there. In 1953 she married missionary-martyr Jim Elliot. Today at Shandia, on the headwaters of the Napo River, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, where the only communication with the outside world is by radio and airplane, she works alone in Bible translation, literacy work among women, teaching and medical work at a government accredited school for boys. Marjorie Saint is now serving in Quito as hostess of the guest house for HCJB (The Voice of the Andes). Barbara Youderian continues to serve in the Ecuadorean jungles, at the outstation of Cangaime among the Jivaro headhunters. Olive Fleming plans to return to the United States to serve in the office of The Fields, a religious publication.

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Renewing Your Mind | No Other Gods! | June 15, 2015

The Bible says that God is love, but many have created an idol from that verse. How can that be? Dr. Sproul considers this as he discusses some of the various ways we violate the first commandment – reminding us that we are to have “No Other Gods!”

51 Tamela Mann Makes Gospel Music History With Three Consecutive No. 1 Songs on Billboard Chart
52 How to Nominate a Book for the 2016 Christianity Today Book Awards
53 Is Atheism Winning the Battle for Science? | William Lane Craig, Craig Hazen, Jeff Zweerink
54 The Premier Lecture – Premier Premier
55 God's Not Dead: God's Not Dead: Proof from Moral Values
56 Two Minnesota Catholic Bishops Resign Amid Sex Abuse Probe
57 Craig Groeschel // Bethany Haley Williams: Episode 324
58 Why You Should Genetically Engineer Your Children
59 Movieguide's Editor-In-Chief Ted Baehr Says Christians Should Stop Accepting Media's 'Undermining of Faith and Values'
60 What Makes Boyce College Different?
61 No, Everything Does Not Happen for a Reason
62 Ligonier Ministries
63 'Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)'
64 The Comfort of Jesus’ Prayers
65 It's Just Business
66 WORLD | Former Mars Hill elder apologizes | Warren Cole Smith | June 15, 2015
67 Imagining the future, innovation and God: N.T. Wright and Peter Thiel in San Francisco
68 Christian 'Tied Up Like an Animal,' Tortured and Forced to Eat Trash for Preaching the Gospel in Eritrean Prison
69 Analysis: #Transgender and #Transracial? The Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal Comparison Undermines Arguments Against Gay Marriage
70 Wayne Grudem explains what the Bible says about war
71 Study Finds Poorer Children More Generous
72 Catalyst One Day 2015 - Tulsa, OK with Andy Stanley & Craig Groeschel
73 God's Not Dead: God: The Ground and Source of Reason
74 Truth For a New Generation 2015
75 Sudan's President, Who Has Persecuted Christians 'Under Shariah Law,' Is on the Run After UN Calls for His Arrest for War Crimes
76 Book Review: "Interpreting the Prophets" by Aaron Chalmers
77 Saturate: The Church's Mission
78 The Poached Egg Apologetics Daily
79 The Definitive Ranking of Christian Bumper Stickers
80 CP Stage: Lostness and the Great Commission
81 Models for the Relationship between Science and Religion (Christianity): Conflict
82 WORLD | Gun owners upset Supreme Court let San Francisco law stand | Mary Reichard | June 15, 2015
83 Newton on the Christian Life: To Live is Christ by Tony Reinke
84 Truthbomb Apologetics: Book Highlight: Why Trust Jesus? by Dave Sterrett
85 WORLD | The Benedict Option or the Jeremiah Mandate | D.C. Innes | June 15, 2015
86 Report: High-Ranking Al-Qaeda Fighter Killed in Airstrike
87 WORLD | Forecasting Pope Francis on climate change | Daniel James Devine | June 15, 2015
88 Criticism of the Bible Demonstrates the Bible's Power | Come Reason's Apologetics Notes
89 Southern Seminary on Twitter
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