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The Surprising Leaders of Iran’s Underground Church

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I have a heart for women who are broken, discouraged, and oppressed. Despite the advances in woman’s rights in the West, I have met women, both Christian and non-Christian, that feel that way. For the sake of those women, I…
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Pornography Victims in our Pews

Pornography. There are few words that I hate more and yet it is so ingrained in our culture that we can’t escape it. As Christians we tend to believe that it is a problem of secular American culture, but sadly…
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How to Make People Feel Welcomed at Church

One of the things that I love about my church, is that love prevails. It is a beautiful thing for many reasons, but that love played a big role for us deciding to join this church despite our initial reluctance.…
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Serving the Gray: How a Small Church Can Make a Difference

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Most Fridays mornings, New Vision Community Church is bustling with activity. The parking lots are full, people are swarming in and out, and volunteers are hustling. This isn’t your regular church service activity. No, these are the days that New Vision Community…
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Why Christian Media has to do a Better Job of Promoting Cultural Diversity

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I Am Thankful for the Progress in Christian Media Before I delve into what I hope is constructive criticism of Christian media, I want to say that I am thrilled on how far Christian media has come. The choices for Christian families…
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