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BibleHistory
December 16, 2018

Did Mary know?

At times, evangelicals struggle with what to do with Mary. There exists the real danger of honoring her above biblical warrant and of also ignoring her, despite biblical warrant. While I’m unable to address this issue in any great detail…
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Current EventsGender IssuesHistory
September 17, 2018

Affirming the Sanctity of Marriage: Justin Martyr, The Woman and Three Executed Christian Men

For one of my classes, I came across a quote by Justin Martyr. The quote was intriguing, so I did a bit of research to figure out who he was and what else he wrote. I learned that he was…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
May 16, 2018

The Misleading Language of the Social Justice Movement

  “The concept of the black race and the white race originated with the Enemy himself. Just as he sowed seeds of doubt in the garden of Eden with his “hath God really said,” he has continued through the ages…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
April 16, 2018

The Problem is Enmity, Not Ethnicity

  Enmity. It is a word that has all but disappeared from our contemporary vernacular. Think about it for a moment. When was the last time you used the word enmity in a sentence or heard someone else use it? Exactly.…
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ChurchEthnicity/CultureHistory
April 15, 2018

The Noose of History

It's been quite a week on social media in the aftermath of the MLK50 Conference sponsored by The Gospel Coalition. As the conference title suggests, the main thrust of the conference was to sponsor, if you will, Dr. King's clarion…
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BooksCurrent EventsHistory
March 30, 2018

Good Friday: The Darkness before the Light (Journey to the Cross)

And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why…
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Gender IssuesHistory
February 23, 2018

Ain’t I Woman

As February is Black History Month, the following is the 1851 speech by Sojourner Truth, former slave and civil rights activist (1797-1883): Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that…
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ChurchCurrent EventsEthnicity/CultureHistory
December 28, 2017

defining evangelicalism- what it really means

It seems that there is a bit of confusion when it comes to the word evangelical. Is it an old word with a modern political context?  Should those that follow Christ throw in the towel when it comes to whether…
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ChurchCurrent EventsHistory
December 24, 2017

Hijacking Evangelicalism

  As increasing numbers of professing Christians subscribe to a gospel of social justice – a fundamental tenet of which is the resurrection and prosecution of past sins committed primarily by white evangelical Christians against black people whether by commission…
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