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The former archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio succeeded Pope Benedict XVI following his retirement in early 2013. Pope Francis represents many firsts for the Catholic Church, including the first pope from the Americas, the first from the Jesuit tradition, and the first to take the name Francis, after St. Francis of Assisi. ...


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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Leaving Patriarchy in the Past
Leaving Patriarchy in the Past
Scripture affirms sweeping male authority, says John Stackhouse—just not for all time.
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