Thursday, April 24th, 2014

All posts tagged church

Chinese Christians form human shield to protect church

By Kelly Givens Thousands of Chinese Christians have camped in and around Sanjiang Christian Church in eastern China to prevent it from being demolished under a provincial campaign…

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Should the church ‘get out of the marriage business?’

By Andrew Walker Christians are frequently tempted to excuse themselves from the kerfuffle over same-sex marriage by insisting that the church should get out of the marriage business…

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Five truths about Christian suffering

By Joseph Scheumann All Christians suffer. Either you have, you are, or you will — “through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God” (Acts 14:22). This…

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Should the Church get out of the marriage business?

Andrew Walker asks and answers the question, “Should the Church ‘Get out of the marriage business?” on The Gospel Coalition Blog: Christians are frequently tempted to excuse themselves…

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The top 5 reasons your church could land in court

Although we are quite familiar with churches and presbyteries going to court over property disputes related to denominational realignment, we may be less familiar with the myriad other…

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Leaving my lesbian past

By Charlene E. Hios It was a Sunday morning, the beginning of football season. I was wearing my Dallas Cowboys jersey, ready to root for them. I was…

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Suicide attack on Pakistani church kills 78 people

The Associated Press PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday,…

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5 ways pastors can affirm faith, calling and vocation

By Art Lindsley At least in America, evangelical churches have largely neglected the subjects of faith, work, and calling. We tend to focus on salvation, evangelism, or basic…

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The Church and Culture

By the Rev. Mary Holder Naegeli, Bringing the Word to Life blog The question of whether the PCUSA is leading our culture or following it with regards to…

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Jesus has not left the building

By Lore Ferguson There are times I wish we could capitalize letters verbally. One of the main speakers at a conference I attended this week stated his case,…

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