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Five Ways to Start a Conversation with a Woman Considering an Abortion

Five Ways to Start a Conversation with a Woman Considering an Abortion

Katie McCoy
We know that abortion is wrong. We know we must defend the unborn. But when we’re face-to-face with a woman who is considering an abortion, we don’t always... Read More
From Drugs to Jesus: Salvation in Iran

From Drugs to Jesus: Salvation in Iran

Harper McKay
I woke up surrounded by intense heat. Bright orange and red blinded me as I rolled up off the floor and tried to understand what was happening. The smell of... Read More
Six Biblical Responses to Sex Trafficking

Six Biblical Responses to Sex Trafficking

Ben Reaoch
The evil of sex trafficking is now on the radar of our national consciousness, as it should be.  Our culture is morally outraged by this twisted industry, and... Read More
Separated and Suffering Under Iranâs Persecution

Separated and Suffering Under Iran’s Persecution

Harper McKay
“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 (ESV) ... Read More
How Churches Should Engage Culture

How Churches Should Engage Culture

Jonathan Leeman
You are a Christian and you want to engage the culture. How do you do that? ... Read More
Our Response to Neighbors Who are Far from Home

Our Response to Neighbors Who are Far from Home

Radical
Rather than seeing refugees as a political problem, Christians around the world ought to be eager to address the urgent physical and spiritual needs of... Read More
Ready to Give My Life

Ready to Give My Life

Harper McKay
Hamid* is an Iranian Christian who fled his country because of religious persecution. His life took a radical turn from drug addiction when he found faith in... Read More
A Heart for the Refugee

A Heart for the Refugee

David Platt
As the refugee crisis continues to unfold, I fear that most people, including those in our churches, are paying very little, if any, attention to it. Or if we... Read More
How God Sees Refugees

How God Sees Refugees

Radical
The number of people displaced, put in danger, or forced from their homes right now is historically unprecedented. In Syria alone, half of the... Read More
Called by a God of Love

Called by a God of Love

Harper McKay
My brother gave me a Bible, and I wanted nothing to do with it. I was a good Muslim. I went to the mosque to pray regularly. I fasted during Ramadan. My mother... Read More
God's Sovereignty and Orphan Care: One Mom's Encouragement

God's Sovereignty and Orphan Care: One Mom's Encouragement

Heather Platt
My idea of family used to be pretty small.  From the very beginning of marriage, David and I longed to have children. Yet month after month, year after year,... Read More
Caring for Orphans Isn't Easy, But It's Worth It

Caring for Orphans Isn't Easy, But It's Worth It

Riley Green
I grew up in a city that had large Children’s Homes. I never really understood the issues of the children that lived there, but I knew they rode a bus to... Read More
What Christianity Offers that World Religions Don't

What Christianity Offers that World Religions Don't

Patrick T. Dolan
Standing behind a row of worshipers in Kolkata, I saw the blackened figure of Kali. Around the idol’s neck lay a garland of skulls. Hanging from her earlobes... Read More
White Christians, Racial Reconciliation is a Gospel Issue

White Christians, Racial Reconciliation is a Gospel Issue

Jarvis J. Williams
Race and racism are complex categories with different functions in the biblical world and in the modern world. Race in the Bible was not a category created for... Read More
Where Persecution Reigns, Iranâs Church Thrives

Where Persecution Reigns, Iran’s Church Thrives

Harper McKay
Iran is a country where the persecution of Christians has been described as “extreme.” As an Islamic Republic, Iran’s government sees Christianity as a... Read More
Right and Wrong Approaches to Countering Culture

Right and Wrong Approaches to Countering Culture

David Burnette
When some Christians hear about countering culture, they resonate with the idea that we need to take a stand against certain sins in our day—materialism,... Read More
Why Should Gospel-Loving People Care about Politics?

Why Should Gospel-Loving People Care about Politics?

Dan Darling
We just endured perhaps the nastiest presidential campaign in modern history, an affair that left most with a bad taste in their mouths and relieved it was... Read More
Three Ways Not to Approach Spiritual Disciplines

Three Ways Not to Approach Spiritual Disciplines

David Burnette
Although Christians should always practice the spiritual disciplines, many choose to jumpstart their efforts at the beginning of a new year. A Bible reading... Read More
He Came in Righteousness

He Came in Righteousness

Scott James
One of the things I strive to do during Advent is to deliberately connect the manger to the cross. Paul tells us in 1 Timothy 1:15 that “Christ Jesus came... Read More
What Kind of Man is This?

What Kind of Man is This?

Stephen Lewis
“What kind of man is this?” asked Jesus' disciples after seeing the wind and waves obey his voice (Matthew 8:27). That question first uttered on the Sea of... Read More

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