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Remember the Other Carey: Unsung Hero of the Modern Missions Movement
Lott Carey was born a slave, purchased his freedom, and carried the gospel to Africa.
Carey's nuclear family was anomalously intact in an era where slaveholders regularly ripped slaves' families apart, selling and trading children with other plantation owners.
Between Two Cultures: How Latina Christians Approach Leadership
Yvette Santana pilots a new project to coalesce Hispanic women.
With nearly 58 million Hispanics residing stateside and one in every four children born in the United States being Hispanic, the US Census Bureau identifies the Hispanic population as
Race and Ethnicity
The local church is unrivaled in its potential to bring about meaningful transformation.
of their neighborhoods. That is, our children are likely to attend schools that are much more racially and ethnic diversity than their churches. But some
Why Christians Are Abandoning the Orphanage Subscriber Access Only
A new focus on the family is changing how Christians care for abandoned and neglected children.
A new focus on the family is changing how Christians care for abandoned and neglected children. Why Christians Are Abandoning the Orphanage. A
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me? I also wanted to list books that, rather than being just “good for children,” are universally good stories.
Buffet Discipleship: Picking and Choosing in Unbiblical Proportions
The root of being a disciple is discipline.
Just as a mother tells her children to eat everything on their plates so they will grow up to be heathy adults, so we too should eat everything on the plate of discipleship if we are to grow
Do Children Go to Heaven When They Die?Subscriber Access Only
God's love for children is clear in Scripture, but the 'age of accountability' is harder to find.
Do Children Go to Heaven When They Die? God's love for children is clear in Scripture, but the 'age of accountability' is harder to find. Do Children Go to Heaven When They Die?
China, House Churches, and the Growth of the Kingdom
Two-thirds of Chinese Christians attend a house church.
We maneuvered around cars and crates in the musty and dark basement. Then, to my surprise, I saw through a door a red cross with children's toys scattered about.
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Helping Students Overcome Insecurity
The Enemy wants our children to feel shame: here’s how to defend against it.
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The Enemy wants our children to feel shame: here's how to defend against it. The Enemy wants our children to feel shame: here's how to defend against it.
Texas Adoption Law Could Jumpstart Christian Agencies Again
Some providers paused services out of fear of legal backlash for not placing children with gay couples.
Some providers paused services out of fear of legal backlash for not placing children with gay couples. Gleanings.
What You Don’t Know About Rural America: 3 Common Misconceptions
The physical presence of a church and its spiritual impact are not the same thing.
As the president of an international children's ministry, I am constantly bombarded by statistics and facts and challenged by the perspectives and paradigms of others.
Ruralology: All It Takes Is Sacrifice, Commitment, and a Desire to Be What God Made Us to Be
It doesn’t matter how grand your vision is if it doesn’t flow with the culture of your community.
Nebraska. We didn't have a 'sending' church that we could pull volunteers from to partner with us. It was just me, my wife, and our two small children. We
The Fight for Social Justice Starts WithinSubscriber Access Only
Only a vibrant inner life can sustain the activist’s soul.
Jedd Medefind| June 21, 2017. A little over a decade ago, no emblem of young Christians' blooming justice activism flashed brighter than Invisible Children.
Here's a Resolution: Denominations Should Stop Shooting Themselves in the Foot
The world is watching.
bigger point.). Or, perhaps you recall the horrific mass murder of our children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. An
What Science Says About the Age of Accountability Subscriber Access Only
The latest research on good, evil, and infants.
soul. Psychologist Sigmund Freud further asserted that the job of society, particularly parents, is to form children into moral, civilized beings. Subscribers
The Robust Faith of George III
The “mad” ruler of England during the American Revolution led a life of impressive personal piety.
Family Matters. George and his wife, Charlotte, wanted their children to understand that divine precepts are the ultimate basis for healthy and upright living.
4 Ways to Multiply the Impact of Your VBS
Use this one-week event to ignite year-long discipleship.
Whether your church does a formal altar call during VBS or offers other opportunities for children to commit their lives to Jesus, make it your top priority to contact these kids.
Some Quick Thoughts on House Churches: The Good, the Bad, and Why You Should Be Open to Them
They appeal to certain church planters and in certain contexts.
Thus, house churches tend to attract dissatisfied people—sometimes the angry children of evangelical megachurches. The reality is, dissatisfaction does not a movement make.
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For 35 years, I worked in health care and I can say with certainty that my children's families will all be adversely affected by the new health care bill, with potential loss of both health care
Caring for Miami is the Miami-Dade Schools 2016-2017 District-Wide Exemplary Partner
Faith-based organization meets the physical needs of 1200 children each week.
May 1, 2017. backpack, children, hunger. Caring for Exemplary Partner. Faith-based organization meets the physical needs of 1200 children each week.
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Spiritual Longing on the Silver Screen
Spiritual Longing on the Silver Screen
How the makers (and watchers) of movies are engaged in a kind of prayer.
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