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Being a Christian in the world today isn’t always easy. Find help from God’s Word for navigating some of the issues that come up in everyday life.

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Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Church

God loves life. Throughout the Bible, God has much to say about the lives of people who are outside of the womb. Poor lives. Struggling lives. Trapped lives. Scared lives. What would it look like if God’s people felt the same way and deeply cared about each life? How might the abortion discussion change if every Christians was pro (every) life?

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Do Your Politics Define You?

It’s so easy to let politics define us, thinking we need to try to secure God’s approval.

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Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Womb (Part 2)

Abortion is one of culture’s most complex debates, spilling onto street corners, courtrooms, and social media. But what does the Bible say about this issue, if anything? How should followers of Jesus feel personally about abortion, given the multitude of reasons that unplanned pregnancies are ended? Part 2 of 2.

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Thinking of Having an Abortion? What Happens if I Get One?

Maybe you’re thinking ahead and wondering what would happen if you went through with an abortion anyway. . . . It will hurt.

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Thinking of Having an Abortion? Because Life Will Become Harder?

Maybe you’re thinking of the life impact of a baby and how it changes everything. And you’re just not ready for that.

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Thinking of Having an Abortion? Because You Think You’ll Be All Alone?

Maybe you think that if you bring a baby into this world, you’ll be all alone. And so an abortion would be easier?

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Thinking of Having an Abortion? Who Knows There’s a Baby There?

Maybe right now you’re thinking it’s early in the pregnancy and now’s the time to do it because no one will know. But is that true, that no one will know?

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Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Womb (Part 1)

Abortion is one of culture’s most complex debates, spilling onto street corners, courtrooms, and social media. But what does the Bible say about this issue, if anything? How should followers of Jesus feel personally about abortion, given the multitude of reasons that unplanned pregnancies are ended? Part 1 of 2.

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Abusive talk

One of my children patiently explained to me once why he would ridicule and belittle his younger sibling. “Dad,” he said, “I’m just getting…

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Ambition in the church

These are hard days to be in authority in the church. We live in an age of severe antiauthoritarianism. It seems as if nobody…

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Paying the price for being incomplete

We are underperforming in many important arenas because the teams on the field are incomplete. Too many things are still under the thumbs of…

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Should we be optimistic or pessimistic about humanity?

People are really frustrated with each other right now. There’s no shortage of issues on political, cultural, and personal life levels that can leave…