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January 2018 Archives

Abraham Hamilton III, a husband, father of five wonderful children, lawyer, home-school dad, and a Bible Teacher. He now serves American Family Association as its General Counsel and Public Policy Analyst. Abraham also hosts “The Hamilton Corner” on Urban Family […]

Dr. Paul Chappell is the senior pastor of the Lancaster Baptist Church and president of West Coast Baptist College in Lancaster, California. He has been married to his wife, Terrie, for over thirty years and is the father of four […]

A new Barna Group study is receiving attention for noting Generation Z–today’s 13-18-year-olds–are twice as likely to identify as atheist or LGBT. However, another aspect of the story reported by Christianity Today notes another concern: One out of five teens […]

[Note: This is the third in a three-part series. Part 1 and Part 2 are also available.] What is the heart of true activism? We’ve looked at six traits Jesus communicated in his Sermon on the Mount. However, there is […]

What is true activism? In my previous post, I noted that in his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus starts with teachings rooted in the Old Testament and offers a higher standard related to our inward motives. Between his section on […]

Do you realize an increasing number of “activists” are paid positions? You can find these positions on websites like Idealist.org or SimplyHired.com by searching for activists. Other positions are listed at Craigslist and similar sites to find everyday people looking […]

Jeff and Lorie had been married 25 years and had eight children. It all ended in 2014 in a difficult divorce that caused tremendous grief to their family. Over the course of the next three years, Jeff changed careers. Both […]

According to YouVersion.com, the most popular verse of the past years was Joshua 1:9: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you […]

As many of us face record-low temperatures across the nation, the temptation grows to stay inside where there is warmth and comfort. While this may be fine for dealing with cold weather, it is not an adequate response for our […]