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Rachel Held Evans Needs Your Prayers, Not Your Disclaimers

Many evangelical leaders are chiming in about Rachel Held Evans' medical condition. The message is simple: She needs your prayers, not your disclaimers.

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Preach the Bible, Not Calvinism

Preach the Bible instead of Calvinism because the Bible’s words are God-breathed, not our theological formulations.

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If you haven’t been through church pain, you probably will. 8 Reasons Church Pain Can Be The Worst Pain We’re all fallen people—redeemed sinners—which means we...
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The Holy Spirit Is Not Casper the Friendly Ghost

When we hear people talking about the Holy Spirit, it’s not uncommon to hear people talking about the Holy Spirit in terms of an evangelical version of Casper the Friendly Ghost.
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7 Practical Tips to Help You Stop Working 7 Days a Week

So you’re busy. Welcome to the club. For too many of us, busy now means working seven days a week. One leader approached me a while...

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Kara Powell: Teens Want Faith, Not Church

Kara Powell of the Fuller Youth Institute addresses parents' concerns over teens leaving the church. Powell says what may seem like a teen turning from faith may actually be a young person turning from forms of church that make sense to the parent, but not the child.

Robby Gallaty: Jesus’ Life Was Just As Important As His Death

“If the Christian life was only about trying to get you out of earth, into heaven, then why in the world would Jesus leave us here after conversion?” Robby Gallaty discusses this question in our conversation about the kingdom of heaven.
Alpha USA

Craig Springer: What You Need to Know About Millennials and Evangelism

Almost half of Christian millennials say sharing their faith with someone is wrong, yet almost all of them agree knowing Jesus is the best thing that could happen to someone. What’s going on here? Craig Springer, the leader of Alpha USA, unpacks the statistics for us in our conversation.
Ken Costa

Ken Costa: God’s Strange Kingdom and the Stranger Cross

“Just as the spirit of God was with Christ on the cross, so he is with us in the depths of our agonies, reminding us that there is something ahead of us," Ken Costa says. Our discussion focuses on the things we may have overlooked about the cross.
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Justin McRoberts and Scott Erickson: Pastors Are People, Too

Justin and Scott discuss the need for pastors to embrace their humanity and they believe spiritual disciplines can help them do that.
Drew Dyck

Drew Dyck: How to Do Your Future Self a Favor

Drew Dyck read 62 books and conducted 14 interviews to write a book on self-control. Drew talks to us about the science and spirituality behind self-control and how its practice will lead you toward freedom.
Matt Brown

Matt Brown: Speaking Truth Louder Is Not Working

"In the noise of culture, we can’t just speak truth louder," Matt Brown says. In our conversation, Matt addresses the crisis of influence the church is currently experiencing in the world.

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Can a Christian Drink Alcohol?

Can a Christian drink alcohol? I have yet to hear from anyone who drinks how alcohol enhances anything or blesses anyone.