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10 Best Practices for Improving Religious Freedom in Complicated Places
10 Best Practices for Improving Religious Freedom in Complicated Countries
Lessons we learned from helping Vietnam become the first country to be peaceably removed from the United States’ blacklist of the worst persecutors of Christians and other believers.
Makoto Fujimura: What Is Broken Becomes Beautiful
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Makoto Fujimura: What Is Broken Becomes Beautiful
Suffering led him to an ancient Japanese art form and a profound vision of healing.
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Is Your Church Prepared to Be Found?
People in your community are searching for the church, whether they realize it or not.
Stay True (And Maybe Stop Yelling)
Stay True (And Maybe Stop Yelling)
Ronnie Martin and Jared Wilson encourage pastors to remain faithful to Scripture while still revealing their personalities through their preaching.
‘Paul and the Gift’ Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving
‘Paul and the Gift’ Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving
Theologian John Barclay distills and updates his game-changing study of God’s “incongruous” grace in Christ.
It’s Not Enough to Preach Racial Justice. We Need to Champion Policy Change.
It’s Not Enough to Preach Racial Justice. We Need to Champion Policy Change.
The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us to push past tweetable quotes and ‘big talk’ to practice true Christlike love.
Only Biblical Peacemaking Resolves Racial and Political Injustice
Only Biblical Peacemaking Resolves Racial and Political Injustice
No other group is better situated to bring healing to this land than the church.
The Majority of American Megachurches Are Now Multiracial
The Majority of American Megachurches Are Now Multiracial
‘The most segregated hour of the week’ isn’t as segregated as it used to be, study finds.
‘Soul’ and the Purpose-Driven Generation
‘Soul’ and the Purpose-Driven Generation
Disney Pixar’s latest film reminds us that life is meaningful beyond achieving our goals or saving the world.
Herman Bavinck’s Balancing Act, and Ours
Herman Bavinck’s Balancing Act, and Ours
As a new biography shows, the Dutch Reformed theologian was adept at navigating perennial tensions of Christ and culture.

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