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4 Dangers of Leaders Who Like Being Liked

Typically genuine and kind and reasonable people like being liked. They don’t wake up in the morning wondering if they can cause a new person to hate them today. But needing to be liked is different. When someone needs approval from others, the person is willing to sacrifice conviction and

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Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile Answers, ‘Is It Justifiable For Christian Artists To Use Swear Words In Their Music?’

There is much talk about how to contextualize the gospel to a particular culture. Missionaries do this all the time as they study the language of a people group and then seek to communicate the gospel story in that language. But are there times when we take it too far?

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How 2 Chainz’s Pink Trap House Turned Into More Than Just a Great Marketing Ploy: Michael Wortham, Young Adult Pastor At Atlanta’s Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, Hosts ‘Trap Church’ At the Trap House To Reach People Stuck In Trap Culture

One thing is for sure; pretty girls are not the only ones who like trap music — Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz has made that perfectly clear. (more…)

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Here We Go: New “Gender-Fluid” Fashion Trend Has Men Dressing In Skirts, Dresses, and 8-Inch Heels

How would you feel if a man walked into a business meeting wearing a skirt and 8-inch heels? Twenty years ago, that would have been absolutely unthinkable, but, if one American designer has his way, that may soon become the norm. When I saw photos on Facebook of Thom Browne's

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Majority of Americans Are Worried About Future of U.S., Believe Culture is Corrupting Children

A new survey reveals that Americans are increasingly worried about the future of the country, with a majority now believing that the culture is a corrupting force that negatively impacts children. (more…)

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Evangelist Greg Stier to Launch 50,000 Teenagers to Share Gospel; Believes Great Revival Coming

Teens today face a host of challenges that were unimaginable to past generations, especially as the culture now even calls into question what it means to be male or female. But one Colorado evangelist is not deterred and is empowering tens of thousands of them with the Gospel. (more…)

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North Carolina Pastor Mark Harris Resigns his Pastorate To Eye Second Run for Congress Due To Divine ‘Burden’, Need for Pastors To Use Their “Empowerment of the Holy Spirit To Shape Public Policy”

Mark Harris, a pastor and past president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, has drawn media focus for his decision to resign his pastorate as he considers a second run for Congress. (more…)

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WATCH: Oprah Picks Cameroonian Author’s Debut Novel ‘Behold the Dreamers’ for Book Club; Says It Has ‘Everything That’s Grabbing The Headlines In America Right Now’

This morning, Oprah Winfrey announced her latest selection for “Oprah’s Book Club” ― and it’s as topical as it is gripping. Behold the Dreamers is a powerful novel by 36-year-old Imbolo Mbue, whose own experience as an immigrant from Cameroon is woven through a tale of Jende and Neni Jonga,

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9Marks Panels Discuss Church, Southern Baptist Convention

Pastors and entity leaders discussed church unity in a divisive age and the statistical decline of the denomination during two 9Marks conversations held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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Pastors, Entity Leaders Discuss Church Unity and SBC Decline During SBC 9Marks Panels

Pastors and entity leaders discussed church unity in a divisive age and the statistical decline of the denomination during two 9Marks conversations held in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix. (more…)

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The Ugly Underbelly of Christian Opinion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5E0rNBnYeM There's a song by the popular band Needtobreathe, called "Cops" that is all about their frustration with Christians trying to peg them into a particular mold of "Christian artist," and they liken the feeling to that of being "chased by all these cops."  With the proliferation of social media and

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Eric Metaxas on How Churches Can Rescue Marriages Having Problems

Divorces are sky-high in Tinseltown, and we can't blame Liza Minnelli for all of them. Find out how we can avoid their marital failures. (more…)

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White Supremacy and Racism Are ‘Anti-Christ,’ Russell Moore Tells Southern Baptists At Annual Convention

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's policy wing called white supremacy and blood and soil racism "anti-Christ doctrines," and urged all Baptists to be "a sign of contradiction to the world." (more…)

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New Study Documents the Experiences of African American Christian Counseling Students with LGB Clients

A new study looks at the experiences of African American Christian counseling students from the Black church as they seek to balance their faith and ethical responsibilities in working with lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) clients. (more…)

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Why White-Centered Women’s Discipleship Hurts Us All and How It Can Be Transformed

A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women. (more…)

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