2016 and the Imago Dei

But if we are going to have questions about the questions directed at presidential candidates, I'd like to offer one a query I hope every aspirant is asked. It's a simple question that has profound policy implications. ...

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The Way Home – Episode 7 featuring David Prince

Should Christians feel guilty about their sports allegiances? Does our love for our favorite teams hurt our walk with Christ? I asked Dr. David Prince, professor of Christian preaching at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, pastor of Ashland Avenue Baptist Church in Lexington, Ky and frequent contributor to ERLC.com. ...

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Finding God in the Darkness

Praising God when everything is going well--that's one thing. But what about praising God, or even finding God, when life gets dark. Let's face it, if you've lived long enough you'll experience seasons of crushing, hopeless despair and wonder where God is in the midst of it. That's why I'm glad to see AJ. Swoboda's new book Glorious Dark, address this issue. I had the chance to interview him this week: So most people picking up this book would find the two words of the title: Glorious and Dark to be incongruent. And yet you seem to make that case that there can be glory in the darkness of life. How so? In the Bible “darkness” is an important image a serious reader can’t overlook. We find that the Hebrew term for darkness, arafel, is mentioned 15 times throughout the Hebrew Scriptures. Oddly enough, over half of such references are directly connected to...

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The Way Home – Episode 6 featuring Brian Ivie

Listen to this week's episode of The Way Home [powerpress] I am very excited about today's interview with my friend Brian Ivie, director of the movie, The Dropbox. I encourage you to go see this movie. It is being released as a special theatrical event March 3-5. What's interesting about this movie is not only the story of South Korean pastor Lee Jong-rak and his efforts to save babies in South Korea, but Brian's own story in coming to faith in Christ while producing the movie. Websites: thedropboxfilm.com and arbellastudios.com I also briefly mentioned an event we are working on with Focus on the Family, "Evangelicals for Life" to be hosted in Washington, D.C. next year around the March for Life. We're still working on the details for this, but for some early information, you can check out the website: evangelicals.life. You might also be interested in our Psalm 139 Project, where gracious donors give funds for ultrasound machines...

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