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July 2011 Archives

[In case you missed it Friday! With new autotuned version.] It’s not often a prayer makes national news. Or that it would be viewed over 1.5 million times on YouTube. But Pastor Joe Helms’ recent NASCAR prayer has everyone talking–and […]

In my book Undefending Christianity I share a chapter from my friend Brant Hansen called “If Jesus Had a Blog.” The book version is modified, but I wanted to share his insights here. I believe you’ll find them both funny […]

It’s not often a prayer makes national news. Or that it would be viewed over 1.5 million times on YouTube. But Pastor Joe Helms’ recent NASCAR prayer has everyone talking–and many laughing–at how people talk with God. Of course, not […]

British evangelical leader John Stott passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Unknown to many Americans, Stott was known by some as the evangelical pope. I could say much about this man who has both preached well and lived […]

[Guest post from Bibledude.net blogger and friend, Crystal Rowe.] Last week, the Barna Group released a new report revealing that 75% of adults believe that churches have a positive effect on their local communities. This sounds like good news, right? […]

One week ago today, I featured a petition from my friends at Redeem the Shadows to push for legislation to criminalize human trafficking (modern slavery) in West Virginia. Why? It is the one state without a formal law against human […]

I’ve posted on this issue before; now there is a growing petition targeted toward President Obama to support UN efforts to fight against child marriage worldwide. Please join and share. Every click helps change the world. Thanks you in advance […]

[A great post from Tony Merida, co-author of Orphanology, from my friends at New Hope Digital.] Until perhaps recently, most believers, in my experience, have only considered adoption and orphan care in a couple circumstances. One, they were praying for […]

[The following is a guest post by pastor and author Daniel Darling. For more about Daniel, see his website at danieldarling.com.] Lately I’ve been working on a book project aimed at 2nd Generation evangelicals. In the last few years, there has […]

News networks are now communicating what many have known behind the scenes for some time–East Africa is in a desperate situation due to its current famine. These are our brothers and sisters. We need to help. Where to begin? First, […]