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We believe that all humans are made in the image of God. This essential covers the sanctity of all human life, from conception to natural death. Our Biblical worldview also demands we tackle the issues of gender and sexuality—and their associated current cultural mandates that deteriorate society.

No, Jesus was not a socialist

  “Jesus was a socialist” has become a popular rhetorical bludgeon used by proponents of socialism to guilt Christians into supporting their policies, but it is devoid of any truth.   Christians want to be more like Christ and they want to help people with less, so these characteristics make them very susceptible to arguments...

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Sports heroes should lift up America — not tear it down

  Over the past century, the American sports culture has helped create unity among people of all backgrounds. By participating in this microcosm of life, athletes and spectators alike can create positive memories, learn life lessons, and foster lasting friendships.   Sports has even been effectively used as a platform to inspire social progress. One...

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You cannot be pro-life and pro-Biden

A new group named Pro Life Evangelicals for Biden (PLEB) launched a website announcing their support for Joe Biden’s candidacy.   The group, which includes names such as Richard Mouw, president emeritus of Fuller Seminary, and John Huffman, former board chair of Christianity Today, justifies its support for Biden by claiming that being “pro-life” encompasses...

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Our faith should influence our politics, but it must start with praying for our leaders.

  There was a time when I did not believe biblical morality should dictate who ran the government and what type of policies they implemented, even after I first became a Christian. Now, though, I would emphatically answer “yes!” to the question of whether or not my faith influences my political beliefs.   I believe...

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Bipartisan Prayer: Revering God By Respecting All Who He Has Appointed

  Christians are called to a higher standard of reflecting Christ by praying for those we disagree with — no matter how vehemently.   Quick Glance   The Apostle Paul is clear that Christians are to set themselves apart by respecting and praying for those in authority. Praying for the leaders of our preferred political...

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Thomas and Alito issue a scathing rebuke to the Court’s involvement in gay marriage

  Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito argued that the Court’s prior ruling allowing for same-sex marriage compromises religious liberty. On Monday, Thomas, joined by Alito, issued a statement disparaging the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges.   Quick peek Obergefell mandated that all states recognize gay marriage in 2015. The two...

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Misusing the phrase ‘white supremacy’ only helps white supremacists

  “White supremacy” once had a clear, precise definition that most people understood and relied on to call out truly evil actors. Over the last several years, however, it has been increasingly used as a loosely defined, broad, sweeping insult that ultimately undermines the severity of the evil it is intended to describe.   How...

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5 Ways to Pray for Abortion – From Legislation to Changing Hearts

  At a minimum, two victims are gravely impacted by an abortion: the unborn child and the mother. Abortion ends the life of the unborn and haunts the life of his or her mother. The heart of Christ and His attribute of justice demands that His bride, the body of believers, take a holistic approach...

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Virginia forces LGBT agenda on Christian organizations – who return with lawsuit

  A group of Christian schools and ministries are suing Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring over two Virginia laws that they claim would require them to either violate their sincerely held religious beliefs or suffer harsh penalties.   Quick peek The Virginia Values Act requires faith-based organizations to hire employees who do not share their...

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There is no ‘helpful’ way to engage Critical Race Theory

There are good ways and bad ways to approach issues in life. But when the issue itself is bad, there really isn’t a good or bad way to approach it. Sometimes we should just leave the issue alone.   Austin Suter recently published an article addressing “bad ways to engage critical race theory (CRT).” CRT...

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