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  1. Duggars' problems and voyeurism

    by , 05-26-2015 at 11:36 AM
    The recent revelation of Josh's sin of molestation twelve years ago has created a media frenzy. Facebook, twitter and blogs are ablaze with opinions, observations and rants.

    But how much on the internet and in the media arises from a sordid desire to peer into the windows of other people's lives?...[continued here]
  2. Evangelicals sustain membership while American churches decline

    by , 05-12-2015 at 11:43 PM
    While Roman Catholics and Mainline churches continue their decades-long decline in numbers, God has sustained the broader Evangelical movement.

    The newest Pew Research Center's study, "America's Changing Religious Landscape," is being widely advertised as evidence of a continued decline of American Christianity. But hidden within the depths of the study there was good news for the Evangelical church which "now have a total of about 62 million adult adherents" or ...
  3. Why you should care about new confession of family integrated churches

    by , 04-22-2015 at 12:19 PM
    The promised new declaration of Scott Brown's National Center for Family Integrated Churches (NCFIC) is here. But why should the average conservative Christian care?

    You, dear reader, should care because the NCFIC represents the views of 689 churches in America with a declaration calling upon you and your church to repent of "unbiblical practices and traditions of men [which] contribute to the destruction of church and family life."

    Do you have Sunday school ...
  4. Politically incorrect heroes for Black History Month

    by , 02-23-2015 at 11:07 PM
    It was surreal. Straight out of a Jim Crow movie of the 60s.

    There I was, a young teenager, sitting at the all-black table in the school cafeteria.

    I was nave. I didn't know. I was the first in line for food and sat at a table. And slowly the room filled up with students, segregated by race.

    After lunch, I walked to the playground. And what did I find? More segregation with clusters of young men and women playing ball or just talking.

  5. Defending homeschooling

    by , 02-20-2015 at 10:10 AM
    In my naivete, I thought only the secular school sponsors ranted against home education.

    But I was wrong.

    I discovered that Christians could be against homeschooling. A professor of theology wrote a book about Christian education and inserted a swipe or two against homeschooling. It was the first argument I ever read that defended church schools as the only viable option.

    I have also heard second-hand from reliable ministers that homeschooling has been ...
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