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Nov 21, 2017
paraphrase, translation, new book
One-on-One with Elmer Towns on His New Paraphrase “The Bible by Jesus”Image: pixabay

One-on-One with Elmer Towns on His New Paraphrase “The Bible by Jesus”

An extended sermon in the words of the Savior

Elmer Towns has a new book that will raise some questions and spark some discussion. He spoke with The Exchange about “The Bible by Jesus” recently and this is what he had to say.

The Exchange: So how did this book come about?

Elmer Towns: About 15 years ago I was ...

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Nov 20, 2017
evangelism, podcast

Why was Jesus so effective at reaching messy people? [Gospel Life Podcast]

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Why was Jesus so effective at reaching messy people? [Gospel Life Podcast]

Why was Jesus so effective at reaching messy people?

Daniel Yang, Director of the Send Institute at the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, pulls from Luke 15:1-2 to talk about God’s love for lost people. In evangelism, there’s always a chance people will be offended ...

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Nov 20, 2017
suicide, mental illness, research

The Problem of Suicide: How is the Church Caring for those Impacted?

A church without the broken is a broken church.
The Problem of Suicide: How is the Church Caring for those Impacted?

Each year, 44,193 Americans die by suicide which, on average, amounts to 121 suicides per day.

For many of us, these figures don’t feel too far off. We can picture the faces and remember the names of those in our own communities who’ve taken their own lives.

As a young ...

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Nov 19, 2017
african, diaspora, study Bible

The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles

Immigrants can bless their home countries and their host countries
The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles
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In Part 1, we looked at the African diaspora and four biblical figures from which we can learn. Today, we seek to apply some biblical principles to the reality of the diaspora today.

Stay Close to God

Although Joseph, Daniel, Esther, and Nehemiah were far from their homeland, ...

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Nov 18, 2017
sudan, muslim, christian, civil war

South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope

The fields of South Sudan could feed the whole continent.
South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope

Three years ago, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) flew us from Uganda onto a dirt landing strip in Yei South Sudan, a wind-blown village bravely holding onto life. For four days, with 90 chiefs, elders, and government ministers, we endeavored to broker a peace. These weren’t ...

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Nov 17, 2017
theology, podcast

Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Dr. Amy Black is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College.
Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

In this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn and Ed talk with Dr. Amy Black about political civility and religion and her book Honoring God in Red or Blue. Is it too late to have humility, grace, and reason as we engage ...

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Nov 17, 2017
evangelism, questions

How to Help Someone Make the Best Decision of His or Her Life

All Christians are called to share their faith.

Most Christians are not preachers or teachers, and fewer still are evangelists, but all Christians are called to proclaim, to instruct, and to share their faith.

In Ephesians 4, we learn that the Holy Spirit gives preachers, teachers, and evangelists as a gift to the Church. ...

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