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I first met Sara Horn a decade ago when I was a communications intern at LifeWay and she was writer. She had just returned from her second trip to the Middle East, serving as a war correspondent for Baptist Press.... Continue...

The history of biblical interpretation spans well over 2,000 years. Some theologians begin their accounting of said history in the second century BC with pre-rabbinic Jewish interpretation, while others mark the production of the Septuagint—the Greek translation of the Hebrew... Continue...

Awhile back, I was watching an interview with Pharrell. Known for his musical genius, he was in the news again with the launch of his album GIRL. I have not heard the album, so I can’t speak to its content. But his... Continue...

The German philosopher Martin Heidegger once said that we live in the “age of the world picture.” One of the things he meant was that the way we think about things has now become an external object of contemplation rather... Continue...

In Iraq, an al-Qaeda-linked militant group called ISIS has seized a large section of the country’s northern region. ISIS, which stands for The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, claims it is an independent state with claims to Iraq, Syria,... Continue...

Today’s question: How should a pastor direct his church to interact with legislation on the life issue? Well, you know it’s kind of like parenting and child-rearing issues. If someone were to say to me, “How should I raise my... Continue...

The  idea of following Jesus certainly involves more than just the way that you spend an hour of your time on Sunday mornings. For most Christians, it will involve working as a Christian in some sort of a secular enterprise. Doing... Continue...

I have two amazing girls who are now adult women—wives and mothers, using their gifts to serve others. One of my daughters is a writer and teacher, serving alongside her husband in planting a church in Thailand. My younger daughter... Continue...

Literature is one of the most effective—and enjoyable—ways to engage the culture. Reading great literary works allows us to “test all things” (1 Thess. 5:21). Even reading works reflecting mindsets that deviate from a biblical worldview can spur on spiritual growth,... Continue...

A quarter-century ago, historian David Bebbington developed an influential model for defining evangelical Christians in his book Evangelicalism in Modern Britain(1989). According to Bebbington, evangelicals are Protestants who affirm: Biblicism — a commitment to the inspiration, truthfulness, clarity, and sufficiency of... Continue...