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Why You Can Trust Your Bibile

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Critics who doubt the reliability and trustworthiness of the biblical accounts of Jesus’ life have issued a make-or-break challenge to the church. They ask us: “How can we be sure the Bible can be trusted as accurate?”

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What Do You Do For A Living?

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What do you do?”That question intimidated Joshua Millburn. It wasn’t that he had a bad answer. He enjoyed his job as a regional manager and he liked the people he worked with. He earned a great salary doing something that gave him money, respect, and outlets for his talents.

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The Church and Women at Risk

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The Christian church has, at its best, been known for exemplary love and sacrificial service to “the least of these”—the poor, oppressed, and marginalized. Such service has provided a powerful witness for the gospel. By upholding the dignity of all human life as the image of God, and by tangibly expressing the biblical ethic of personhood that flows from it, the church has the opportunity to be a light to the nations by welcoming the weak and powerless to find grace, mercy, and rest in Jesus Christ.

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Grace Motivates and Other Things I Wish I’d Known…

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About Leadership Grace is not the opposite of strong leadership, but the heart of it. This is important for leadership in all realms, and especially in ministry. Insecure leaders worry about power dynamics and control. They worry about losing. Or as my friend Steve Brown says, “Real pastors worry about people and their walk with Christ. Wolves in sheep’s clothing worry about power and control."

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Are You Prepared to Minister to Those Suffering Domestic Violence?

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<p class="post-title" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 30px; font-size: 2em; font-style: italic; line-height: 44px; color: rgb(54, 53, 46); font-family: Bitter, georgia, serif; background-color: rgb(247, 246, 239);"> <span style="line-height: 1.7em; font-size: 20px;">Domestic violence is extremely prevalent and damaging, but frequently hidden.</span></p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; color: rgb(54, 53, 46); font-family: Bitter, georgia, serif; font-size: 20px; line-height: 32px; background-color: rgb(247, 246, 239);"> Intimate partner violence is pervasive in U.S. society. <a href="https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/181867.pdf" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; color: rgb(168, 165, 134);">One in every four women</a> will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Nearly three out of four of Americans personally know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence.</p>

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Is The Bible Trustworthy?

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<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; color: rgb(54, 53, 46); font-family: Bitter, georgia, serif; font-size: 20px; line-height: 32px; background-color: rgb(247, 246, 239);"> There have been many challenges brought by critics who doubt the reliability and trustworthiness of the accounts of Jesus’ life in the Bible. How can we be sure that the Bible we read can be trusted as accurate?</p>

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What You Believe Matters

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<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; color: rgb(54, 53, 46); font-family: Bitter, georgia, serif; font-size: 20px; line-height: 32px; background-color: rgb(247, 246, 239);"> What you believe about God changes everything.</p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.2em; color: rgb(54, 53, 46); font-family: Bitter, georgia, serif; font-size: 20px; line-height: 32px; background-color: rgb(247, 246, 239);"> It affects how you love, work, live, marry, parent, evangelize, purchase, and worship. Is God an impersonal blob, distant and disinterested in the world except for figuring out who the good and bad people are? Is “god” a karma vibe making sure everyone gets what they deserve? Is God a myth that weak, stupid, or oppressive people use to console themselves or dominate other people? Is God a cosmic cheerleader who is concerned mainly with helping you achieve immediate happiness and self-actualization? Or is God someone else?</p>

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Is The Bible Trustworthy?

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There have been many challenges brought by critics who doubt the reliability and trustworthiness of the accounts of Jesus’ life in the Bible. How can we be sure that the Bible we read can be trusted as accurate?

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What Is Advent?

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For many Christians unfamiliar with the liturgical year, there may be some confusion surrounding the meaning of the Advent season. Some people may know that the Advent season focuses on expectation and think that it serves as an anticipation of Christ’s birth in the season leading up to Christmas. This is part of the story, but there’s more to Advent.

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Are You Prepared to Minister to Those Suffering Domestic Violence?

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Domestic violence is extremely prevalent and damaging, but frequently hidden. Intimate partner violence is pervasive in U.S. society. One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Nearly three out of four of Americans personally know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence.

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