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Understanding How Everything in the Universe Plays a Part

Dr. Hugh Ross is an Astronomer & Best-Selling author he talks about his study of the universe and how everything plays a role. Books: “Navigating Genesis”, “A Matter of Days” To Get Your Copy and for more Information on Dr. Hugh Ross: http://www.reasons.org

The 8 Coolest Things About Lollapalooza 2015

Best performances, biggest trends and questionable food choices.

Lexus Unveiled Its Hoverboard, and It’s Very Disappointing

Carmaker Lexus has finally unveiled its hoverboard that it's been teasing in a series of YouTube videos, and even though we may be in the minority on this opinion, the video is extremely disappointing. The main video, like the teaser, appears to show an actual hoverboard floating freely in a concrete skatepark. In the full length video, a rider cruises around the park, floating inches off of the ground over ramps and even water. Cool, right? The problem is, it's not exactly what they would lead you to believe. A behind-the-scenes video shows that the board is actually riding on top of a hidden track that holds it in place thanks to metal and magnets. So not only does the board look super hard to ride (the pro skater in the video can barely stand on the thing), it also hardly lifts off of the ground, has to be ridden on a track and is essentially just a promotional stunt. Thanks for getting our hopes up, Lexus. Call us when we can actually re-create this scene.

Here’s the ‘Holy Spirit Funk’ Parody Music Video You Never Asked For

The Christian parody of Bruno Mars' and Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk” you probably weren’t waiting for has arrived. The video appears to be a promo for International Church of Las Vegas’ upcoming “Holy Spirit Conference,” hence the references to “Tongues of fire take you higher man … So good, Amen. Make Benny wanna retire man.” Presented without further comment:

Here’s the Trailer for ‘The 33’ about the Rescue of Chilean Miners

Antonio Banderas stars in the upcoming film The 33 that tells the true story of a group of Chilean miners who became trapped after a mine collapse in 2010, capturing the attention of world. As the trailer shows, the movie also focuses heavily on the faith of the men, who were trapped deep underground for more than 60 days.

Here's the Universe's First Look at 'Zoolander 2'

Ben Stiller is reprising his role as the really, really ridiculously good-looking male model, Derek Zoolander. This new teaser takes us on a journey through the inner workings of the Zoolander's brain—also answers the question, “Is he really too stupid to know what a 'eugoogly' is?”

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Can the World Have Morals Without a God?

William Lane Craig on the world's morality. We welcome your comments in the Reasonable Faith forums: http://www.reasonablefaith.org/forums/

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ChristFocus Book Club: God's Crime Scene by J. Warner Wallace

God's Crime Scene by J. Warner Wallace ISBN-13: 9781434707840 Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: David C. Cook Released: August 1, 2015 Source: ebook review copy from the publisher through NetGalley. Book Description, Modified from Back Cover: Join J. Warner Wallace, former atheist and seasoned cold-case detective, as he tackles his most important case ... with you on the jury! There are four ways to die, and only one of them requires an intruder. Suicides, accidental, and natural deaths can occur without any evidence from outside the room. But murders typically involve suspects external to the crime scene. If there’s evidence of an outside intruder, homicide detectives have to prepare for a chase. Intruders turn death scenes into crime scenes. Using his expertise as a cold-case detective, J. Warner examines eight critical pieces of evidence in the “crime scene” of the universe to determine if they point to a Divine Intruder. If you have ever wondered if something (or someone) outside the natural realm created the universe and everything in it, this is the case for you.

3 The Government Isn’t Neutral on Personhood - Stand to Reason Blog

Imagine you are back in the nineteenth century and the Court is confronted with the issue of enslaving African-Americans. Suppose in the name of state neutrality that it delivers the opinion that it takes no stand on the issue. On that basis it allows white Americans to own blacks as property. The Court may verbally deny taking any position on this issue, but its allowance of slavery is actually morally equivalent to taking a side—that African-Americans are not human persons. Likewise, the Court’s verbal denial of taking a position on fetal personhood is contradicted by its conclusion that abortion is a fundamental constitutional right and that fetuses are not persons under the Constitution.

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China Sees Red: Christian Protest Puts Hundreds of Crosses Back in Public

Also in May, the government released new guidelines for church crosses: They must be short, no more than one tenth the height of the building’s facade. They must be unobtrusive, painted a color that blends in with the building. And they must be placed on the building, not above it. The rules mean that most remaining church crosses, which are usually red and elevated above the building, must be removed. (ChinaSource notes one Chinese pastor's six questions challenging the regulations. China Aid notes a Wenzhou pastor's explanation of the cross removals.)

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5 Myths About Marriage

What if more married couples were walking around believing and talking about their marriage being a crazy, epic, tough adventure together? Or a creative, difficult, life-giving collaboration? How would that change the way we view our role in our marriage, our view of our spouse, how we talk about our marriage with others, and the role our marriage plays in the world and the Kingdom? I don't necessarily want my main construct of marriage to be work and my wife, my co-worker.

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What’s It Like to Abort Your Own Child?

What is it like to terminate the life of your own child? . . . I have aborted the unborn children of my friends, my colleagues, my casual acquaintances, even my teachers. There was not a shred of self-doubt, never a wavering of the supreme self-confidence that I was doing a major service for those who sought me out. . . . I had no feelings aside from the sense of accomplishment, the pride of expertise.

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Why the Church Can’t Be Silent about Police Violence

LRP Lynda t Finally, someone nailed it. As long as we look at everything as a black and white issue, it will never be solved. In fact it is not strange that the world acts like the world. When Jesus was here He did not try to destroy the Roman Empire. In fact He said very little about the political establishment. He did however speak out against the corruption in the religious establishment. If we put all Christians on the police force it would not solve the crime problem. I wish I had a magic wand to wave and fix it all but I don't. It will only be fixed when the One who created it all in the beginning makes everything new. He will decide in His own good time and wisdom when enough is enough. Even though church folks have been forgiven, they are still capable of making mistakes. They make decisions on the spur of the moment, just like the policeman does. Sometimes those decisions are not the best and sometimes the results are terrible and someone gets hurt. Sometimes the results can be reversed and sometimes they can't. The whole human race is lost without God and only the blood of His Son can make us clean.

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3 Major Challenges Facing Millennials

My 48 year old, father of four response: 1) Asking hard and intentional questions - don't answer these yourself as you suggested. Go find an older, wiser mentor and ask his or her advice. Listen to it, and then maybe follow their answers. You just may learn something from those who went before you, and just because the world is different now doesn't mean the advice won't work. 2) Giving grace and space to fail - accept that failing is how you learn, short and simple. Don't top it with sugar by saying it is "a more profound way to be successful." Failure doesn't mean you are stupid or did anything wrong. Learn a lesson and keep going. 3) Finding our 'Signature sauce' - crap. Quit thinking you are made for one super special thing in life and go get a job to support your family and contribute something. My guess is there are many things you can do if you will get off the 'special sauce' and recognize the erroneous theology this reflects. You are made to do many things for the Kingdom of God and society. You may have unique gifts, but don't let those limit your decisions or involvement in life.

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Donald Trump disinvited to speak at RedState event; Megyn Kelly invited

Well, when I first talked to him, he didn’t want to even admit that Donald Trump made the remark. He focused on the ‘blood in her eyes’ and said that was all he was talking about. Despite my continuing to tell him that that wasn’t the problem, that it was the ‘wherever,’ he told me that I’d just have to put my concern in writing, to send a note about my seeking of an apology and clarification. I did and when he called me back, he said the clarification was ‘Mr. Trump was trying to move beyond the question [in the CNN interview] by getting away from talking about her eyes or whatever.’ I said, ‘That wasn’t how it was on the tape.’ I didn’t accept that he misspoke, based on the context of the video.

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The Church Is a Leadership Factory

Thus, one of our primary responsibilities as church leaders is to help God’s people uncover these ideas and to encourage them, as Paul did with Timothy, to “fan into flame the gift of God” which he’s put within them (2 Tim. 1:6). I love Paul’s imagery there: each week the congregation gathers, and it’s like I get in the pulpit and take a great big sheet and fan into flame the smoldering spiritual gift fires the Spirit has started within them. (While it reinforces the idea I’m full of hot air, I still like it.)

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Stop Calling It 'Short-Term' Missions

I have had a long-term problem with short-term mission trips...how in the world can a 15 year old going to a mission location for a week or two possibly be doing anything but learning? I have never given contributions to "support raising" efforts for these trips (sorry, friends) because - Craig gets it just right - these trips are about exposure to a different culture, to learn about whether a young person may have a calling to the mission field. For some, it is simply "How I spent my summer vacation". Parents are responsible for their children's educations and vacations - I don't "raise support" for my children's piano lessons. I don't ask other people to foot the bill for my child to go to London or Mexico or Haiti for a couple of weeks. A lot of money and effort are expended by churches on behalf of these "short term" efforts, money and effort that would be better spent on behalf of missionaries committed to the field they are working in - long term.

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What Surrendering to God Looks Like

I was so surprised. I remember just sitting there and absorbing this peace like, “Hey, you know what, I’m OK.” Now, I definitely apologized and I tried to make right, but I also left it and didn’t let it define me—and I didn’t let it define my actions going forward. I was like, “God, this is what life change looks like. This is what you’ve been talking about when I read verses about freedom.” This is the intangible thing that changes and shifts in your soul when you truly love God more than anything else on earth. That’s what I hope happens for people is that they would experience that shift.

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For First Time, Youths Acquire the Fire in Myanmar

The slowly-reforming country regularly appears on lists of the hardest places for Christians to live. More than 13,000 Burmese attended the two-night youth rally in Yangon, the nation’s largest city, on July 24 and 25.

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And in Dublin, A Giant Minion Fell into Traffic

Yes, that’s right. Yesterday in North Dublin, a huge inflatable Minion (estimated to be around 40 feet tall) broke away and (floated? ran?) into traffic. Thanks for smartphones, we have evidence . After a frenetic police chase, authorities caught the minion as it traveled down Old Swords Road. According to local news, no one was injured in the loose minion incident, and the day was 100 percent more awesome.

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Crumb of mouse brain reconstructed in full detail

This is an extraordinary first step, but forgive a probably naive comment from an earth scientist. This simulation appears to assume that the cortex only functions in a digital mode, with all information processing via discrete events via axons and dendrites. However are there not also gap junctions which effectively function in an analogue mode via current flows? And I believe I have seen suggestions in the literature that the ambient electrical field in vicinity of neurons (due presumably to leakage) might also modulate the response of neurons. Would this also not introduce an analogue component? I understand that one must begin with the simplest components of a problem, but is it possible that the analogue components may also play a significant role? This would see possibly important if correlated or synchronized firing were significant, as hypothetically might be the case with "conscious" functioning.

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Why Some Churches Put a Price on VBS

“We will take however many people we can bring,” said pastor Michael Hull, who oversees ministry to children and young families. “In the Memphis area, in the Bible Belt, there’s a lot of VBS-hopping, and we’re grateful for that. We’ll take any chance to share the gospel with kids.”

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Does Modesty Apply to Men?

Truth be told, we watched and fantasized about those men repeatedly. All the while, we attended church youth group, and it never occurred to me that we were crossing a line (i.e., lusting). Ironically, I did not think highly of men who ogle over women’s bodies. And I questioned the modesty of women who receive payment to dress and act hot in movies. The double standard didn’t occur to me until embarrassingly later in life.

20 A Fifth Planned Parenthood Video Released Today

Today, just a day after the United States Senate voted to keep funding Planned Parenthood , The Center for Medical Progress released a fifth undercover video . This one—the latest in a series of sting-style videos depicting Planned Parenthood officials talking about the sale of fetal body parts for research—shows a different executive discussing the ability of doctors at the federation’s Texas branch to extract intact fetal parts. Shockingly, she even alludes to full bodies: they can somehow adjust their process to “obtain intact fetal cadavers,” she says. She goes on to describe details about pricing and shipment. Like the previous videos, this one is highly graphic.

21 Why you shouldn’t tell children they can be whatever they want

The article questions the mantra that children should be told they can do whatever they like. The author, Canadian writer Leslie Garrett, quotes a typical line on this, from the actor Will Smith: “Being realistic is the most commonly travelled road to mediocrity.” But “mediocrity” is a loaded term. “By implying that the only options are superstardom or mediocrity, we ignore where most of us ultimately land – that huge middle ground between anything and nothing much at all,” notes Garrett. In other words, most of us, by definition, are going to be mediocre – at least by Smith’s standards.

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Planned Parenthood: 666 Beastly Butchers

The Daily Signal published a chart this week comparing the number of Planned Parenthood clinics in each state to the number of community health centers that already provide healthcare services. If  tax payer funding was redirected, they could expand to provide an even more comprehensive package of diagnostic lab and radiology services, prenatal and postpartum care, well-child care, STD testing, cervical and breast screenings and referrals. The accessibility of community health centers far outweighs that of Planned Parenthood clinics, outnumbering them, 9,059 to 666, according to the chart.

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What Tragedy Teaches Us

Just two months later, on the afternoon of July 23, tragedy struck even closer to home with the murder-suicide of a mother and daughter from my church community. Only a broken and shocked father and 11-year-old daughter survived. How does life go on? Can it? My husband, a pastor, and I were asked to stand on the front lines with the hurting. We accepted the call to walk onto that sacred ground of deep, life-shattering grief. We witnessed and supported both father and daughter as he recounted to her the news she couldn’t possibly grasp. No wonder, for it’s something we adults cannot wrap our minds around either, even we who have been formally and informally trained to walk alongside the suffering and broken in the dark valleys of the shadow of death. How do we walk and not fear evil? We only do so by keeping a steady view of the Good Shepherd who not only walks alongside us, but who has walked through the very darkest places ahead of us and for us. He endured the depths of hell, experiencing the abandonment of his Father—even his predestined murder—so that we who walk in the shadow of tragedy would never be abandoned.

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The Truth about the Liberty Bell - Cross Examined - Christian Apologetic Ministry | Frank Turek | Christian Apologetics | Christian Apologetics Speakers

While William Penn was a Quaker, he did not believe Quakers to be the only true Christians in the country. I have never come across any writings of his where he explicitly stated that, so it is an unfair assumption to assume he believed all other Christians were not “true Christians” as you stated. He had problems with the State run Church, the Church of England. Or I guess more apt would be, the Church had problems with him. In fact while he was in prison in 1669 he wrote perhaps his most famous pamphlet/book called “No Cross, No Crown” which he wrote in there “to show the nature and discipline of the holy Cross of Christ; and that the denial of self … is the alone way to the Rest and Kingdom of God.” A very puritan sentiment, but does not exclude anyone or any religion, it is more about oneself and the relationship to the Kingdom. Which would be a contradiction to the Anglican Church at that time, which believed the way to the Kingdom of God was through the Church. So he was actually imprisoned by the government for his Christian activities. I might be a little deeper (it is so hard to really get into this in just a few paragraphs but bare with me )…Who was the head of the Church at that point?? It was the King.

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Even the Dullest Work Can Be Done Unto the Lord

I’d be given the most dull and seemingly unimportant tasks to do on my own and out of everyone’s sight. Although I was told that my work was important, that was hard to believe. I learned, though, to work with integrity even if something seemed unimportant or unnoticed. Even the dullest work can be done as unto the Lord (Col. 3:23).

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8 Lies We Believe About Porn

Your urges are natural, and porn is an easy if not lesser outlet to release those urges. Learn to forgive yourself and cut yourself some slack. You're not in the minority if you watch porn. And you're not a monster either. Does it effect how you see people? Absolutely, but it can be overcome, and unlike this article's statements, some(not all) can control those thoughts. I personally choose to refrain from watching porn. Friends in committed relationships watch porn together and find that it enhances their sex life in the right mindset. Learn about those people and others, understand their sexuality and their lives. Remove the weight we put on sex. It's neither as amazing or shameful as some make it out to be. Porn and christian culture alike inflate it beyond recognition. It's a smashing good time, and can be a pretty underwhelming time, but if you practice safely, it's not gonna change your entire life. It's a garnish on existence. Explore it, be honest with yourself and others about it, and enjoy it.

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http://rickwarren.org/devotional/english/god-is-working-while-you-re-waiting

When God doesn’t answer your prayers, you need to remember a couple very important truths. First, God is in control, and you’re not. He knows better what you need than you do. There is no mountain too tall that he can’t move it. There is no problem so big that he can’t solve it. There is no sorrow so deep he cannot soothe it. God is in control, and he has a plan.

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The slow-chemistry movement

For around two decades, a worldwide 'green chemistry' movement has been trying to find ways to minimize these toxic waste streams. But Mottillo is one of a handful of scientists starting to adopt an approach that is radical even by the movement's standards. Her PhD supervisor, McGill chemist Tomislav Friščić, describes it as “lazy man's chemistry”: let a mix of solid reactants sit around undisturbed while they spontaneously transform themselves. More properly called slow chemistry, or even just ageing, the approach requires few, if any, hazardous solvents and uses minimal energy. If planned properly, it also consumes all the reagents in the mix, so that there is no waste and no need for chemical-intensive purification.

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'Ultimate' Might Become an Olympic Sport

The world's most prestigious competition might just add the world's frattiest sport—as college students rejoice. The International Olympic Committee recently recognized “flying disc sports,” which include Ultimate Frisbee—or just "Ultimate”—Disc Golf and Freestyle. This opens the door for Ultimate teams to compete in the Olympics. The news was "an incredible milestone in the 30-year history of WFDF," said the World Flying Disc Federation, which is a real group . The popularity of the game among students isn’t lost on Ultimate experts, either: "We have seen a steady growth in the number of players for many years," Si Hill from UK Ultimate told Mashable . "Looking at what has happened in the U.S., we expect to see a surge in numbers at some point in the next five to 10 years as the game becomes more popular in schools." So there you go, your Sunday afternoon pastime could soon earn you a gold medal.

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Extended Cuts of ‘The Hobbit’ Movies Are Coming to Theaters This Fall

For three straight nights this fall, you can re-live the magic of Middle Earth, except this time, it’ll be (somehow) even longer. Extended versions of all three Hobbit movies are coming to theaters for a special three-night event starting on October 5th, that will be accompanied by an introduction from filmmaker Peter Jackson. Evidently it is somehow possible to extend three relatively long movies based on one, relatively short novel. Even for Tolkien fans this seems like a nearly unbearable feat of endurance.

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Shaun the Sheep Movie

But Shaun and Co. are exactly as advertised: fluffy, bumbling, adorable, and loyal to the end. The movie employs simple storytelling and uncomplicated morality that can engage young filmgoers, but has enough visual interest, gentle humor, and pop culture gags to at least mildly entertain adult chaperones. (To which group I will warn that my biggest complaint against the film is how hard it is to get the theme song out of your head. It may not be suitable for overenthusiastic toddlers with a penchant for repetitive choruses.)

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Pupil shape linked to animals' ecological niche

An analysis of 214 species of land animals shows that a creature's ecological niche is a strong predictor of pupil shape. Species with pupils that are vertical slits are more likely to be ambush predators that are active both day and night. In contrast, those with horizontally elongated pupils are extremely likely to be plant-eating prey species with eyes on the sides of their heads. Circular pupils were linked to "active foragers," or animals that chase down their prey.

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Fingerprints of God

Fingerprints of God. Frank Turek looks at the Anthropic Principle and numerous cosmological evidences for a Creator God. For more information on Intelligent Design, Causation, and the Fingerprints of God, please visit http://www.CrossExamined.org and http://www.ImpactApologetics.com

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Innovative Apologetics: Atheism’s Abysmal, Feeble, Pathetic, Not Reasonable, Very Illogical Foundation

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https://www.crossway.org/books/unshaken-tpb/

DDiv, Biola University) is the senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, Georgia. He has served as a national evangelist with the American Missionary Fellowship and the Urban Evangelistic Mission, and as associate director of Campus Crusade for Christ. He is a frequent speaker at professional sporting events, including three Super Bowls and the NCAA Final Four Chapel, and has spoken at conferences, churches, conventions, and evangelistic outreaches throughout Europe, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States. He is the author of six books, including

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Report: 2,000 Migrants Have Died Crossing the Mediterranean Sea This Year

According to a new report from the International Organization for Migration, the number of migrants who have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to get to countries in Europe this year has surpassed 2,000 . They also noted that in 2015 alone, more than 188,000 have been rescued attempting to make the journey. Human traffickers are known to use dangerous, unsafe boats while attempting to smuggle migrants fleeing poverty, conflict and violence in Libya and other countries in the region.

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Why Increasing Racial Diversity in Denominations Is a Math Problem

If increasing diversity within our denominations is a goal—and I believe it should be—we need to come up with more advanced metrics that can help us determine exactly what a realistic level of diversity would look like. That will require more number-crunching and analysis of regional demographics than we are used to doing. But it may be the only way to truly determine both whether a denomination’s minority outreach is effective and whether they are becoming more diverse. 

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Establishing the Crucifixion of Jesus

Dr. Craig: Right. This, I think, is again a really weak argument. When you look at the book of Acts, it is very evident that there was tremendous resentment in the early Christian church – in the early Jesus movement – against the Jewish authorities who had been guilty in effect of a judicial murder of Jesus of Nazareth. So in the book of Acts Luke polemicizes against the Jewish authorities and Sanhedrists and he actually says that they are the ones who crucified Jesus – not that they simply buried him but that they crucified him. [12] Does that mean that the Romans did not carry this out? Obviously not. Luke is simply polemicizing against the Jewish authorities because they are the ones that ultimately, they thought, were the ones responsible for Jesus' condemnation and death. So the fact that in these speeches in Acts it says “You killed him and laid him in the tomb” is in no way meant to be contradictory to the very narratives that Luke relates in his Gospel that it was Joseph of Arimathea who was, of course, a member of the Sanhedrin who was the person responsible for burying Jesus.

40 This 79-Year-Old Man Swam to His Wedding

Because that’s how Norwegians do. Trygve Bernhardsen had a perfectly reasonable condition for his recent wedding: he wouldn’t get married unless he could swim to the ceremony . So, he did. Bernhardsen started out at the couple’s home and swam about half of a mile to the lighthouse where his bride-to-be was waiting.

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Canada Post orders workers to deliver anti-abortion flyers targeting Trudeau

SASKATOON -- The union that represents letter carriers in Saskatoon says its members have been ordered by Canada Post to deliver a graphic anti-abortion flyer that targets Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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Satan Eats Faith for Breakfast

In five minutes, John Piper talks about the epic daily warfare for your faith. Satan wants to devour you, but the risen Jesus promises to pray for you. With Satan against you, and temptation around every corner, how do you know you will be a believer tomorrow morning? Piper reminds us from 1 Peter about the seriousness of Satan’s desire for you and the absolute security we have in Christ.

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Contextualize. Don’t Merely Evangelize.

Limiting contextualization to evangelism is like confusing one’s wedding for the marriage. Accordingly, conversation might be comparable to marrying a wife because she wears a really nice dress on the first date and then promises to make life wonderful for me. This approach might initially “seal the deal” but I wouldn’t call this a “best practice.”

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Crossway on Twitter

Important wisdom from the past: 5 things you can learn from Jonathan Edwards today! http://cway.to/1SDS59w  pic.twitter.com/LXVsh9C7rt

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Satan Eats Faith for Breakfast

In five minutes, John Piper talks about the epic daily warfare for your faith. Satan wants to devour you, but the risen Jesus promises to pray for you. With Satan against you, and temptation around every corner, how do you know you will be a believer tomorrow morning? Piper reminds us from 1 Peter about the seriousness of Satan’s desire for you and the absolute security we have in Christ.

46 The Atheist Who Didn't Exist

Yet when one pokes at popular atheism, many of the arguments used to prop it up quickly unravel. The Atheist Who Didn't Exist is designed to expose some of the loose threads on the cardigan of atheism, tug a little, and see what happens. Blending humour with serious thought, Andy Bannister helps the reader question everything, assume nothing and, above all, recognise lazy scepticism and bad arguments. Be an atheist by all means: but do be a thought-through one.

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NCC Q32: What do justification and sanctification mean?

A32: Justification means our declared righteousness before God, made possible by Christ’s death and resurrection for us. Sanctification means our gradual, growing righteousness, made possible by the Spirit’s work in us.

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Premier Christian on Twitter

There's a Bible Q&A with a Christian and agnostic scholar on @UnbelievableJB at 2.30pm today http://www.premierchristianradio.com/unbelievable  pic.twitter.com/qN3W4RQruY

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WORLD | Sean McDowell on tackling controversial topics | Warren Cole Smith | July 31, 2015

Sean McDowell is the son of famed apologist and speaker, Josh McDowell. While unapologetic about following in his famous father’s footsteps, Sean McDowell has blazed a trail all his own. Like his father, he’s a gifted communicator and a prolific author. He earned two masters degrees and a PhD from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. After many years teaching high schoolers, McDowell is now assistant professor in the Christian apologetics program at Biola University. He has tackled controversial topics, including same-sex marriage and pornography. We had this conversation at the recent Great Home School Convention, held in Ontario, California. 

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What Vacation Bible School Looks Like in a Nursing Home

And after sharing glimpses of this VBS-for-the-elderly on social media, I’m hoping other churches and nursing homes will too. Tom Buck, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Lindale, Texas, was among many who messaged me to ask about the program, musing that it could be an opportunity for students in his church. Buck’s own experience ministering in a nursing home as a high school student revealed that such places are “an untapped mission field with residents who have never heard the gospel,” he said.

51 Bill to End $500 Million in Annual Federal Funds to Planned Parenthood Blocked in the Senate
52 A New Animated Movie Starring Pez Dispensers Is in the Works
53 Super Cool Dad Tattoos His Head to Match His Daughter's Cochlear Implant
54 Renewing Your Mind | Jesus Rejected | August 8, 2015
55 Dani Miché EP
56 I Could Have Been One Of Planned Parenthood's Victims
57 The City of Brotherly Love Killed a Traveling Robot
58 "Inside Out" - Feelings, Family, and Fun: A Christian Perspective
59 What is Connectedness Doing to Us?
60 God Does Exist: Applied Apologetics: Without God One Falls into Irrationality and Relativism
61 Thank You, Megyn Kelly
62 12 Great Ways To Use Instagram For Your Church
63 This Week's Top Ten Best-Sellers in Christianity and Apologetics: 10 Titles from $0.99 to $2.99!
64 WORLD | Summer time travel | Andrée Seu Peterson | Aug. 22, 2015
65 Crossway on Twitter
66 Nicky Gumbel on HTB’s Church plants // Premier Christianity
67 https://www.crossway.org/books/writers-to-read-tpb/
68 Should We Be Concerned About Climate Change?
69 Someone Set Off Explosions Outside Two Churches in New Mexico
70 13 Key Points on Being an Authentic Leader
71 Tracy Gilmer on Twitter
72 05. Why is the Bible against sexual freedom?
73 Truthbomb Apologetics: What Do We Mean When We Say the Bible is "Self-Authenticating"?
74 Sunday Quote!- Gender Dysphoria and the Bible?
75 An ‘X-Men’ TV Series Is in the Works at Fox
76 Matt Brown on Twitter
77 Blog: Netherlands abandoning multiculturalism
78 North Korea is Establishing its Own Time Zone, Of Course
79 Ligonier Ministries
80 The Significance of Being a Phoenix’s Tail
81 Russell Moore on Twitter
82 J. Warner Wallace on Twitter
83 WORLD | Weekend Reads: Arguing the existence of God | Caleb Nelson | Aug. 8, 2015
84 WORLD | The global shame of sex trafficking | Bob Jones | Aug. 8, 2015
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86 The Poached Egg Apologetics Daily
87 Really Recommended Posts 8/7/15 - Planned Parenthood Edition
88 Answers in Genesis on Twitter
89 Archaeologists discover entrance to city of Gath, home of Goliath
90 Saddleback Church on Twitter
91 Ray Comfort on Twitter
92 Kentucky bans pastor from prison ministry because he disagrees with homosexuality