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Good News for Bad Preachers

Great preachers are the ones who preach really bad sermons. The difference is that they preach really bad sermons when they’re young, and are sharpened for life by critique.

Wounded FRC Security Guard: 'I Feel God Put Me in a Position to Be There at That Time'

The security guard who stopped a gunman at the Family Research Council last week, despite suffering a shot to the arm, said God put him there at that time to stop the attack.

German City Becomes First to Officially Recognize Islamic Holidays

The city of Hamburg, Germany, has become the first in the country to officially recognize Islamic holidays by allowing Muslim employees and students to take time off to celebrate.

Reaching Out to the Unchurched

I want to make sure that churches understand their models. And specifically, that if you want to be a church for the unchurched, you understand what that means.

  • Dr. James Emery White |
  • August 20, 2012 |
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Video: How to Make a Difference

In East Los Angeles you’ll find a little boy with a big imagination. Only 9 years old, Caine Monroy spent his summer at his dad’s auto parts store with nothing much to do. So with the help of a little packing tape and a lot of creativity, he turned a back room full of empty boxes into a makeshift arcade.

Pat Robertson vs. the Spirit of Adoption

f you want to see the gospel of Christ that has energized this church for two thousand years, turn off the television.

Author, Professor Calvin Miller Dies

Calvin Miller, a longtime pastor, author and seminary professor, died August 19.

Amish Fastest-Growing U.S. Religious Group

According to a new census by researchers from Ohio State University, the Amish are the fastest-growing religious group in America.

Germany Ponders More Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships

A group of lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats called this month for same-sex couples in civil partnerships to be given the same tax breaks as heterosexual married couples.

Tanzania: Christian Teen Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

A 17-year-old girl in Tanzania was sentenced to two years in prison after being accused of desecrating the Quran.

Christian Blogger: Prayers Needed as Confrontation Possible in Egypt on August 24

An Open Doors USA co-worker in Egypt blogs about the chaotic, changing situation in the country over the last several months.

Canada's Largest Protestant Denomination Elects Openly Gay Leader

Canada's largest Protestant denomination elected its first openly gay leader at its 41st General Council on Thursday.

A Dad Reflects on the First Day of School

Today I want to share with you a poignant reflection from my friend and colleague, James Anderson. If you have children, I know you’ll relate to his words.

Reaction to the Shooting at the Family Research Council

Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends at FRC. Senseless shootings like this are always tragic; but there’s an extra measure of sadness and disbelief when it hits so close to home. We are thankful that the heroic security guard who subdued his alleged shooter was not more seriously wounded.

What's Hot? 8/17/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Pro-Family Leaders Protest U.S. Embassy's Participation in Prague Gay Pride Parade

More than 120 pro-family and pro-life leaders from 11 countries signed a letter initiated by the World Congress of Families protesting the U.S. Embassy's participation in the Prague "Gay Pride" parade on August 18.

InterVarsity Reinstated as New York University Decides Leadership Policy is 'Not Discrimination'

In the continuing saga of whether or not Christian student groups violate college non-discrimination policies, the State University of New York at Buffalo has re-recognized InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as an official student organization just in time for the start of the school year.

Christianity Today Investigates Influential Evangelical Figure David Jang

The National Association of Evangelicals is studying the theology of a potential buyer of Glorieta Conference Center to guide staff leaders and trustees of LifeWay Christian Resources in deciding whether to sell the 2,100-acre property near Santa Fe, N.M., to Olivet University.

Early Alcohol Use, Intoxication Linked to Problems in College

A new study of college undergraduates reveals an early age at first drink (AFD) and early intoxication has been linked to later alcohol-related problems.

Would You Take Friends on Your Honeymoon?

According to a recent article in The New York Times, more and more couples are bringing their friends and even their parents on their honeymoon. In fact, there’s even a newly coined term for the practice: The Buddymoon.

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