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Five Things Small Town Church Planters Wish Their Denominational Leaders Knew
Planters in rural America feel misunderstood and ignored.
Imagine how encouraging it would be if a rural pastor walked into a conference and listened to a pastor from rural Indiana whose church hosts the only food pantry and recovery service
Adoption Tax Credit Saved by Both House and Senate
Republicans heed evangelical outcry on tax reform.
Republicans heed evangelical outcry on tax reform.
One-on-One with Peyton Jones on "Reaching the Unreached: Becoming Raiders of the Lost Art"
"I think that every believer has this hidden yet reluctant adventurer inside of them."
Ed: There's a not-so-subtle allusion to Indiana Jones in the subtitle of your book and in the cover. Can you tell us what you find inspiring about Indiana Jones?
Christians at Sundance
Artist reports from 2017 Sundance Film Festival
of lament and commitment. Sam Ochstein, a pastor from Indiana, grieved for the oppressed when he spoke of the world's desperate state. In the midst
God Loves a Cheerful Itemizer
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
GOP Tax Reform Recognizes Unborn Babies as Beneficiaries
Conservative Christians respond also to proposed changes on adoption credits and pulpit politics.
“The Adoption Tax Credit made it possible for us to adopt,” tweeted Nate Pyle, pastor of Christ's Community Church in Fishers, Indiana. “This cut will lead to less adoptions.
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
In the article, Aaron E. Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University of Medicine, discussed how families that lose a child often struggle with social deprivation and poor health.
Weekend Edition—July 29, 2016
Disaster Relief, Excuses, Sharing faith, Church signs, and more!
It is this living hope that Mark Gallagher, campus minister for the last 38 years with Christian Student Fellowship at Indiana State University, calls his students to during life's storms.
Atheists Again Get Pastors’ Best Benefit Ruled Unconstitutional
Freedom From Religion Foundation wins first round of rematch over $800 million clergy housing allowance.
Crabb's ruling would only apply to pastors in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana if upheld by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which likely must now rule on the actual merits of the case
In the 'DuckTales' Reboot, Family Remains Scrooge's Riskiest Adventure
As the new Disney series reminds us, 'Family is nothing but trouble.' That's exactly what makes it valuable.
animation was coupled with writers who mined storylines from history, literature, and pop culture, placing them in settings that evoked the pulp-action feel of Indiana Jones paired with a
Wilson’s BookmarksSubscriber Access Only
From John Wilson, editor of 'Education & Culture' at
In 2016, Schnurr followed the Maumee River from its headwaters to its mouth—from Fort Wayne, Indiana (where he grew up) to Toledo, Ohio, opening into Lake Erie.
Marriage and Ministry
Ministry marriages don't succeed by accident. It takes effort.
Not to go all Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade on you, but you must choose wisely in marriage. That begins with who you marry, if you in fact get married.
Morning Roundup 4/8/15
Preaching Religious Liberty; Religious Freedom and You; Interview with a Christian
Not-So-Holy Week: Indiana, Religious Freedom, and You—Chris Martin. Regardless of where the people of Indiana stand on this issue, they're being hurt.
Why 'RFRA' Is America's Latest Four-Letter WordSubscriber Access Only
A once-popular religious freedom law is now seen as license to discriminate.
A once-popular religious freedom law is now seen as license to discriminate.
Morning Roundup 4/2/15
RFRA is New Four-Letter Word; Mirror, Mirror; New Research on Church Attendance
Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), passed in the wake of legal same-sex marriage for Hoosiers, caused widespread and angry debate.
What a Playground’s Victory Means for Christian SchoolsSubscriber Access Only
Supreme Court decision could change playing field for school choice movement.
For example, Colorado struck down a voucher program because it included religious schools, while Indiana said a similar program was fine because parents—not the state—were
Revisiting Evangelicals' Favorite Same-Sex Marriage LawsSubscriber Access Only
Indiana draws criticism while Utah draws praise in latest attempts to balance religious and gay rights.
Indiana draws criticism while Utah draws praise in latest attempts to balance religious and gay rights. Revisiting Evangelicals' Favorite Same-Sex Marriage Laws. 1 of 2. International.
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage DecisionSubscriber Access Only
We will see more challenges to the florists, the bakers, and the pizza crust makers. And more opportunities for witness.
The heated rhetoric over Indiana's religious freedom law is a preview of what is to come. It's worth revisiting some of the Indiana rhetoric, to illustrate
Weekend Edition: January 15, 2016
A video for your church, ignoring the poor, and more.
2013, 60 percent had black pastors or predominantly black membership, according to a just-published paper by Pamela Foohey, an associate professor at the Indiana University Maurer
Morning Roundup 4/9/15
Contraception and Faith; Writing on the Wall for Christians; 7 Abilities of Senior Leaders
The current fight over Indiana is a real handwriting-on-the-wall moment for orthodox Christians and other religious conservatives, who now understand that the Left's culture warriors
The Generous Soul
The Generous Soul
Why overcoming the Scrooge in all of us begins with gratitude.
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