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Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. brought biblical themes of justice and prophetic passion to the campaign for black civil rights. Many of his most famous speeches drew both their biblical allusions and sermonic cadences from his background as a Baptist minister. Evangelicals today look to King’s role in the civil rights movement as an exemplary illustration of how to blend religious witness and political activism...

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Heaven

With the popularity of books like Heaven is for Real, 90 Minutes in Heaven, and The Five People You Meet in Heaven, heaven has been hovering in the spotlight. Meanwhile, theologians like N.T. Wright and Scot McKnight have been emphasizing that it’s the Kingdom of God on earth, not heaven above, that Christians should truly be looking to. Both trends raise the question: What are we waiting for?...

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Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey (1949-) is a best-selling Christian author and former Christianity Today columnist known for his award winning titles The Jesus I Never Knew and What’s So Amazing About Grace? He has published over 20 books with Zondervan and is one of the most read evangelical authors alive. Recurring themes in Yancey’s works are faith and doubt, grace, the church, and fundamentalism....

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Testimonies

The personal faith story is a hallmark of the evangelical movement, a simple and direct means of declaring God’s grace and transformative work in one’s life. Often spoken in tandem with believer’s baptism or used as an evangelistic vehicle, the Christian testimony holds an important place in church life. The peer-to-peer evangelism movement has driven many ministries to equip Christians to better ...

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Persecution

From verbal harassment to hanging, persecution for professing faith in Christ is as old as Christianity itself, often comingling with ethnic violence and geo-political conflict. In the 20th century, Christians in formerly Communist countries went underground with their faith, eventually gaining support and advocacy from missionary Brother Andrew and his Open Doors USA. Today the nonprofit compiles...

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Good News, Millennials: You Don't Have to Save the Church
Good News, Millennials: You Don't Have to Save the Church
Millennial anxiety sabotages attempts to engage the next generation. Dietrich Bonhoeffer explains why.
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