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Nehemiah 1:1-5

Dec 13th, 2019 | By

The historical background of the Exile to Babylon, which began in 586 BC, and the return to Jerusalem, which began in 539 BC, provide the context for Nehemiah’s request of the Persian king Artaxerxes.



Colossians 4:1-18

Dec 11th, 2019 | By

As Paul closes his epistle to the Colossians, he emphasizes the centrality of prayer and a life of wisdom.



Defending Life Issues In Our Culture

Dec 7th, 2019 | By

A pro-life position involves consistency and an adherence to the value of human life at any stage in its development. Humans are valuable because they bear God’s image, which means both a fetus or a 90-year old are of infinite worth and value to God—and therefore to us. Fighting for pro-life consistency means fighting for children who need love and care, whether in the womb or as an infant. For that reason many evangelical Christians devote their lives to foster care, adoption and “similar services to vulnerable children.



Vaping And The Legalization Of Marijuana

Nov 30th, 2019 | By

Medical doctors are beginning to link the devastating wave of lung injuries and deaths to the vaping of marijuana. [Invented in China in the early 2000s, vaping refers to an “electronic cigarette,” which uses heating elements to vaporize liquids, usually containing nicotine, but now also containing an ingredient from marijuana.]



Colossians 3:18-4:1

Nov 26th, 2019 | By

The Gospel of Jesus Christ transforms marriages, parent-child relationships, and the workplace.



The Troubling State Of Organized Christianity In America

Nov 23rd, 2019 | By

According to a recent study released by the Pew Research Center, the ranks of people who do not adhere to any faith in the US are growing and church attendance has fallen sharply.  The Pew study demonstrates the triumph of personal autonomy and provides further confirmation that we are now living in a Postmodern, Post-Christian
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The Secular Creed’s Threat To The American Experiment

Nov 16th, 2019 | By

The American democratic experiment is in trouble. Founded on the principles of equality and liberty of all citizens before the law, the Constitution protects the “free exercise” of religious beliefs in the First Amendment. Throughout the history of this Republic, the national government has fought to protect the free exercise of religious beliefs.



Colossians 3:1-9

Nov 15th, 2019 | By

The Christian has an upward and a forward look in the walk with Jesus, which results in a strategy for holiness.



Colossians 2:20-3:2

Nov 11th, 2019 | By

Legalism and asceticism are of no value in earning God’s favor; only faith in Jesus Christ alone results in salvation.



What Is Postevangelicalism?

Nov 9th, 2019 | By

Most church historians trace the birth of modern evangelicalism to the late 1940s into the early 1950s. Christian leaders such as Billy Graham, Carl Henry and Harold John Okenga, lamenting the separatism and anti-intellectualism of Fundamentalist leaders, organized an institutional separation from Fundamentalism.