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Sen. Rubio Urges Action on Life, Marriage and Healthy Families

July 25, 2014

In Washington D.C. on July 23, 2014, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) united with Catholic University of America to host a forum tackling the impact of family breakdowns. There…

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Scenarios for United Methodism’s Future?

July 23, 2014

Last week I blogged against United Methodist schism. In response, some have asked what scenarios I envision for United Methodism’s future. Here are some possibilities, starting with what I think is the least likely…

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Calvinists, Please Rescue Evangelicalism from Perfectionism!

July 11, 2014

Wesleyan and Anabaptist perfectionisms are the emerging dominant forms of Christian social witness in America, according to this fascinating piece in First Things by Dale Coulter of Regent University. He’s certainly right about their…


Denominational Responses to the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling

July 1, 2014

Let’s sort out the responses to the Hobby Lobby decision, shall we?

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A Millennial’s Take on the Hobby Lobby Case

June 26, 2014

Despite what some Evangelicals might think, there is something more important than the outcome of the Hobby Lobby case.

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The Local Church: Welcoming the Misfits and Millennials

June 21, 2014

Editor’s Note: This interview is the third installment of Evangelical Action’s series “How Does Your Church Grow?” and is your opportunity to meet the pastors of the local church plants, hear their stories, and…

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The Unfication of Religion and State in Sub-Saharan Africa

June 19, 2014

The danger of religious extremism in sub-Saharan Africa not only stems from radical beliefs but also from a fundamental misunderstanding of the secular state.

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India: a Looming New Arena for Religious Persecution

June 7, 2014

A new arena in which religious freedom is attacked, involving both legal prohibitions and violence, may well have opened up in India with the overwhelming election of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its leader, Narendra Modi, as Prime Minister.

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Russian Religion: Putin’s Oppression of the Perceived Minority

June 5, 2014

Putin’s oppression must be stopped.

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Remembering Tienanmen Square

June 4, 2014

In the wake of the dream of freedom for China crushed by Communist tanks at Tienanmen Square, many of the original heroes of the movement have embraced the freedom found in a relationship with Jesus Christ. The fusion of the pro-democracy movement and the Chinese Church is proving to be shaking up China as never before!

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Malaysian Christians facing “Re-Education” and Isolation

May 22, 2014

According to Christian advocacy group Open Doors, if a Muslim person in Malaysia is caught leaving Islam, they are sent to an Islamic re-education center in a jungle-with very tight security.

Open Doors also states that Malays who leave Islam are refugees in their own country and are treated as outcasts.

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Digging for Truth in the “Gay Christian” Debates

May 16, 2014

The struggle to preserve marriage and sexuality between on man and one woman is just as messy on the inside as it is on the outside of our churches.