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Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head CoveringsSubscriber Access Only
How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation.
How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation. Of Old Testament Haircuts
Evangelical Advisers Condemn Charlottesville Rally More Than Trump
Christian leaders name the evil behind this weekend's violence.
Christian leaders name the evil behind this weekend's violence. Evangelist Jay Stack tweeted, “Racial hatred, violence, white supremacy & Nazism are Satanic.
‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Gets Cosmic Conflict Disturbingly Right
David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as uncomfortable—as it always needed to be.
(3) The Christian whose conscience is troubled, because the show's imaginative brilliance is tainted by graphic scenes of violence—particularly sexual violence.
A Journey Through the Strange, Scary, and Awe-Awakening World of Video Games
What can this medium—even its most violent expressions—teach us about our deepest aches and longings?
Add in marketing typically aimed at a primary audience of teenage boys and an innovation cycle tied to realistically depicted violence, and it's easy to see why video games largely lost
Iraqi Christians At Odds with World on Kurdish Independence Referendum
Kurds and Christians both want security and autonomy as minorities in Iraq. But one’s dream could dash the other’s.
Kurds and Christians both want security and autonomy as minorities in Iraq. But one's dream could dash the other's.
How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently
Most pastors want their churches to be a safe haven, but don’t have a plan to get there.
Research. How Pastors Perceive Domestic Violence Differently. When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don't know where to start.
Art of Darkness: Angelina Jolie’s Latest Film Succeeds at Personalizing Genocide
What “First They Killed My Father” tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
by others. He asked us to pay attention and to fight against the language that normalizes violence and strips people of their imago Dei. After multiple
God and the Gridiron Game
America's obsession with football is nearly as old as the game itself.
Meanwhile, stories of concussions, domestic violence, sexual assault, and greed swirl around big-time college football and the NFL, leading to calls for reform or even abolishment of
Engaging Churches in Caring for Incarcerated Persons and Their Families
Correctional ministry leader calls churches to care for the incarcerated as they do the sick.
would be to stigmatize biblical characters like Joseph, Jeremiah, Paul, and others who were imprisoned, and people like Moses, David, and Peter, whose acts of violence would have
Healing Victims of Human Trafficking: A Long, Slow Road to Transformation
When we give our lives to the service of others, THEY will change US.
If she doesn't acquiesce to the demands of the trafficker, the repercussions are unthinkable: extreme violence, homelessness, mental abuse, forced substance abuse, threats to harm
Whom Should We Blame for the Violence?
Maybe someone we hadn't even considered.
Whom Should We Blame for the Violence? Maybe someone we hadn't even considered. Mark Galli| July 19, 2016. Whom Should We Blame for the Violence?
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
Indian Supreme Court: State Response to Anti-Christian Mob Violence ‘Inadequate’
The chief justice also said it was "very disturbing" that so many perpetrators had not yet been brought to justice.
The chief justice also said it was "very disturbing" that so many perpetrators had not yet been brought to justice.
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence
Church planter Brian Dye on how the church is helping to heal a troubled Chicago.
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence. Church Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence. Image: Fineas Anton / Unsplash. Why
Saudi Arabia’s Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals
(UPDATED) Arab Christian leaders react to Bahrain Declaration, which builds upon Marrakesh and Jakarta efforts by Muslim leaders.
Saudi Arabia's Neighbor Defends Religious Freedom of Individuals. International.
Open Your Home to the Homeless, Even When It Makes You Uncomfortable
Welcoming the stranger carries real risks. But hospitality is a New Testament expectation.
to what one researcher called “mean world syndrome.” As Scott Bader-Saye describes in his book Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear, research on television violence has found “not
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
been attracted to Faithfully Magazine because of the times we're living in, which demand awareness, engagement, and action on numerous issues—like police violence against blacks
Dear Fellow Christians: It's Time to Speak Up for Refugees
If we are pro-life, we are pro-refugee.
have hope rather than fear. Today, millions of people have had to flee home, safety, family, and livelihood due to threats of violence. In fact, according to
God, Guns, and OilSubscriber Access Only
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress.
Richard Parks sees a biblical mandate to make communities safe. Then there was the violence. The violence and chaos once common outside the liquor store have vanished.
Black and Blue Wife
My husband was a minister and I held graduate degrees—yet our “Christian” marriage was full of abuse.
This was my older sister's shocked reaction when I spilled my secret over the phone and told her that, due to many years of domestic violence, I was separating from my husband of
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany.
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