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Atheism on Trial

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Like all the major arguments against God, particularly the Christian God, the problem of pain has been with us for thousands of years; and yet, when it comes to this specific argument, there is a great irony. In the early church and Middle Ages, when disease and mortality rates were much higher and the overall […]

The Secret to Staying Energized

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What would you say zaps your strength? The kids? Your job? The soccer schedule? The unending housework?   If you’re talking to other tired moms, chances are you’ll hear them point to external circumstances as the primary reason they’re exhausted. But the truth is, there are a lot of internal conditions that exhaust us. These […]


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The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken in pieces; from heaven He will thunder against them. The Lord will judge the ends of the earth. “He will give strength to His king, and exalt the horn of His anointed.” (1 Samuel 2:10) What the prophet Samuel learned as he anointed David the next king—that God […]


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adjective: discovered after a deliberate search; located, recovered, brought back Imagine a woman who has ten coins and loses one. Won’t she light a lamp and scour the house, looking in every nook and cranny until she finds it? And when she finds it you can be sure she’ll call her friends and neighbors: “Celebrate […]

The “God-of-the-Gaps” Objection

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A common defense of the materialist approach to science is to say that positing the supernatural as an explanation for any aspect of nature commits the error known as God-of-the-gaps—plugging divine agency into current gaps in scientific knowledge. The argument typically goes as follows: As man’s understanding of nature has grown, the space left for […]

Developing a Gospel-Centered Identity

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How does one know whether their core identity is centered in the truth of the gospel or something else? The key is where a person gets their sense of worth. How do they feel when achieve certain accomplishments? It is appropriate to feel good about our achievements, but do they define us? If a person […]
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