Culture

So Who Did You Thank on Thanksgiving?

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Like most Christian holidays, Thanksgiving has become a secular institution in America, moving from a meaningful religious celebration to a benign cultural tradition. This is the case for most other Christian holidays as well. Let’s face it, Christmas is more about Santa than Jesus, and Easter is more about the Bunny …

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Christian Parents, Are You Ready to Navigate the Public School System?

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If you’re a parent, I’m sure you’re concerned about your child’s educational training, especially if your kids are enrolled in the public school system. My wife, Susie, and I have certainly explored all the options with our own four children. We’ve homeschooled and enrolled our kids in both public and …

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Six Ways Christians Can Respond to the Growing Police Dilemma

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When we heard about the shootings last week, my wife and I were heartsick. Seven people died in what feels like an escalating national crisis. Two people died at the hands of police officers, while five officers died at the hands of a single suspect. The tension and distrust between …

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Six Things That May Change the Way You Think About Police Officers

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After the horrific events of last week, I’ve been asked repeatedly about race relations in America, the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police officers, and the increasing violence against police officers. As a member of the law-enforcement family (and a member of the Christian community), I would like …

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The Three D’s of Tolerance

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Of the many self-refuting statements offered on college campuses across America, perhaps the most dangerous for Christians is the new definition of “tolerance”. Like all worldviews, Christianity offers an explanation for reality that excludes many other options. If Christianity is true, other views of the world that deny the existence …

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The President’s Commencement Speech Illustrates the Need for An Evidential Faith

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I am a Christian. Whenever I say this, I wonder what people think, especially people who are not Christians. If they’re like I was before I became a Christ follower, they probably have a negative connotation. I often found the Christians I knew to be ill-equipped to defend what they …

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If You’re A Christian Parent, You Need to Read This Book

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When Natasha Crain, the author of the popular blog, ChristianMomThoughts.com, first told me about her idea for a book, I knew I had to do whatever I could to help her make it a reality. Why? Because Natasha understood what was at stake: the next generation of believers. As a …

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