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Conservation Needs Dose of Reality, Not Doom and Gloom

One environmentalist says if we want to actually help the planet, we humans need to get over ourselves.

Franklin Graham's Advice to Americans When Stopped by Police: 'Follow Their Instructions!'

The Rev. Franklin Graham has advised people to obey the instructions of police officers when stopped by them for whatever reason.

The Precarious Future of Assisted Suicide

'Culture of Death' sounds the alarm on pending medical bioethics legislation and other troubling trends. M y country’s parliament recently passed the first national assisted-suicide legislation in our history. Prompted by the Supreme...Show More Summary

The Inconvenience of Loving Wisdom

Those who are afraid to test their convictions will lose the moral high ground in calling non-Christians to test their own beliefs. A woman came to my door one day carrying a massive Bible and toting literature adorned with pictures of happy people working in a bountiful garden. Show More Summary

Mark the Path – Making a way for others – Outdoor Truths

This weeks Outdoor Truths with Gary Miller is about Mark the Path - Making a way for others. Wisdom is knowing when to blaze your own trail and when to understand the trail that others have blazed is the only way to go. #OutdoorTruths...Show More Summary

Vatican Makes It Harder to Be Canonized as a Saint for Alleged Miracles in New Rules

Pope Francis has announced new regulations surrounding the Roman Catholic practice of declaring saints, most often due to miraculous healings that cannot be explained by science, by revealing that such miracles will need to be affirmed by two-thirds of medical panel experts.

Greg Laurie at Harvest Georgia: What's the Meaning of Life?

On the second night of Harvest Georgia in Duluth, megachurch Pastor Greg Laurie addressed the question, what's the meaning of life, and shared the Gospel with about 15,000 people Saturday.

Pope Francis Backs 215,000 Catholics Protesting Mexico's Push to Legalize Gay Marriage

Pope Francis has backed hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholics and other pro-traditional marriage supporters who marched against proposals to legalize gay marriage in Mexico over the weekend, saying that he supports the defense of "family and life."

China's Christians Facing 'Harsh Religious Winter' as Gov't Crackdown Intensifies, Activists Warn

The Communist Party of China has intensified its ongoing crackdown of Christianity and other faiths with the publication of new rules and regulations that tighten the government's grip on underground churches, persecution watchdog groups have said.

Syria: 'Bloodlust, Barbarism, Hell' Wreck Aleppo in Latest Bombing; Peace 'Almost Impossible,' Says UN

Officials from the U.N., the U.S., Russia, and other nations are pointing fingers and accusing each other of "barbarism" after the latest round of bombings by Syrian forces killed at least 85 people on Sunday in the besieged city of Aleppo.

Hitchhiker’s Guide to Evangelicalism

If you have a copy of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, you’re probably familiar with the quote which follows: I decided to put a bit of soteriological spin on this.

How to Recover From Genocide? What Iraq Can Learn From Rwanda

During the worst moment of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, between 800,000 to 1 million people were killed in 100 days. Most were hacked to death with machetes.

Christian Educators: Don't Practice Deceit

Would you ever think, in a million years, that honesty is absolute for Christian educators would need to be said? Isn't it obvious? Apparently not, at least in my mind!

Christians Should Stop Belittling Donald Trump

But when we lose compassion for other human beings, when we stop being intentional about going after the lost, we are sacrificing individual and collective pieces of our humanity and we are exchanging them for evil.

You Are the Manure of the Earth

Jesus' metaphor about salt was actually about fertilizer. M y first job after graduating from Clemson University was as a quality control chemist at a small pharmaceutical company in Atlanta. It was a great job, but I was far too extroverted to enjoy a career in a lab. Show More Summary

‘Why Christianity Today’ Revisited

The first editorial for this magazine—reprinted here—still reflects our ‘deepfelt desire.’ E vangelist Billy Graham awoke from a dream at 2 a.m. one night in late 1953 and wrote out a plan for a new Christian magazine, from its budget to its editorial departments to its name: Christianity Today. Show More Summary

The Other 'Christianity Today'

Learning from our fundamentalist predecessor. P reparing for this 60th anniversary issue, I read the first issue of Christianity Today, published in May 1930. My math is right: When Billy Graham launched this magazine in 1956, he took...Show More Summary

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