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Who are the parents that would send their kids to this VBS?

This isn't an old video from the 1950s. It's from 2014. It's befuddling to me why some people still think this kind of war-themed God and America combo is okay, even good... and for Kindergartners. Found at Stuff Fundies Like, where you can read a rather entertaining thread of comments about this promo. … [Read More]

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Has America Changed God?

That's the question I explore in Our Great Big American God—has America changed God—an idea that certainly rubs up against what most Christians believe to be true … [Read More]

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Has America Changed God?

That's the question I explore in Our Great Big American God—has America changed God—an idea that certainly rubs up against what most Christians believe to be true about God, that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. But is that true here in … [Read More]

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Should Christians Watch ‘Game of Thrones’?

**Disclaimer: This post discusses sex, pornography, and nudity as it relates to Game of Thrones. Use discretion.** Last week, John Piper posted 12 questions that he suggested people should ask themselves before watching Game of Thrones, HBO’s popular fantasy … [Read More]

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Why the Church Needs To Talk About Syria

Why isn’t the Church talking about Syria? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself a lot over the last 6 or 7 months. I’ve also wondered why I haven’t talked about it. Are we afraid to discuss it, scared of the politics involved, scared by the religious … [Read More]

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Thank God for good teachers….

This post is for all of you, teachers... First of all, how do you do it? I mean, how do you put up with our kids each and every day? Sure, they're amazing kids. In small numbers and doses. But combined into large clumps, even the best of kids can become … [Read More]

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Sometimes Southern Baptists can be bullies…

Well, The Daily Beast is still letting me write for them! Here's my latest... According to Dr. R. Albert Mohler, America’s evangelicals are at a major crossroads—another one. It could be true, I suppose. When it comes to knowing when and where Christians … [Read More]