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Keller's Powerful Spiritual Diagnostic

Put on Your Priestly Robe

I have a strange habit when I’m driving. Any time I suddenly come up on the familiar outline of a white and black sedan parked just off the shoulder, …

The Gospel Coalition (TGC)

A 20th Century Classic: "The Master Plan of Evangelism"

Dr. Robert E. Coleman (b. 1928) taught for 27 years at Asbury Theological Seminary and then directed the School of World Mission and Evangelism at …

TRACKING OUR TEARS!

As a pastor, I spend a great deal of time reading through the Bible over and over again, yet it never ceases to amaze me just how much God cares for …

How to Use the Back of a Napkin to Prove to a Jehovah's Witness That Jesus Is God

Years ago I read the following simple but effective illustration from Greg Koukl on how to use a napkin, a pen, and a Bible verse to show a Jehovah’s …

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<b>AD33 was a phenomenal year, unequalled by any other year in history. In the first few months of that yeari astonishing miracles happened;</b><p>Ten men with …

The Time Is Ripe for Radical Generosity

Those of us who live in the West are poised at the outset of the greatest wealth transfer in history.<p>In the United States alone, the “greatest …

RESOLVE OF THE REDEEMED IN 2015

If you are like most of us, you have prayerfully considered some things you would like to be different about 2015 compared to last year. This may …

5 Reasons Some Leaders Finish Poorly

Photo by Tim Norris.<p>I was recently in a meeting discussing the future of an evangelical movement other than my own. The person I was with shared a …

God Is at Work in Your Unremarkable Days

I’m reading in Genesis now, as I often do at the beginning of the year, once again on a one-year journey through the greatest, most influential book …

Theology

Heaven Will Never Be Boring

<i>What no eye has seen,</i> <i><br>what no ear has heard,</i> <i><br>and what no human mind has conceived—</i> <i><br>the things God has prepared for those who love him.</i><p>Have you ever …

CHRISTIAN COMMAND CENTER

The spiritual disciplines (such as Bible reading and memorization, prayer, church attendance, service, tithing, and fasting) are used by God—when …

Who Puts His Hand to the Plow?

“No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.” These are the words of Jesus to a man who promised to follow him …

How Not to Be a Leadership Fad

Fads come and go. Hair bands, slap bracelets, Atkins diets, and fanny packs all came and went. Some fads quickly go out of style. Some linger too …

The Question of Altar Calls

A Transcript: From the second Question and Answer session at "The Truth of the Cross - 2014 Regional Ligonier Conference"<p><b>What is your opinion of</b> …

Baptist Church

God Always Heals

Sooner or later, every Christian will have to decide what he or she thinks about the possibility of physical healing in this life. The topic is …

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Economics

Inside Elon Musk’s $1.4 billion score

<b>By Peter Elkind</b><p>Photos by Winni Wintermeyer for Fortune<p>November 14, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT<p><b>The crazy, real-life story of how the CEO of electric-car maker</b> …

See Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity

PHOENIX (AP) — Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a …

Why Christians Should Vote

Should Christians living in a democratic society vote? To answer in the positive presumes another positive answer to a prior question: Should …

Luther’s Ninety-five Theses: What You May Not Know and Why They Matter Today

If people know only one thing about the Protestant Reformation, it is the famous event on October 31, 1517, when the Ninety-five Theses of Martin …

Three Ways Evangelism Can Be More Believable

If our evangelism is increasingly unbelievable, what can we do to be more believable to an inoculated, indifferent, and at times, antagonistic …

SMALL OR GREAT . . . IT MATTERS NOT!

Are you feeling small today? We all feel small and insignificant from time to time, so here is a word of encouragement for those times:<p>[The Lord] …

How to choose a CEO in the energy industry

The guard is changing in the international energy sector. Shell, Total, BG, EDF, Areva and a host of other companies have appointed — or are about to …

Homes for the homeless...inside billboards

Billboard ads are expensive to construct, maintain and rent, but they don't serve any functional purposes -- so Michal Polacek redesigned them to house the homeless.<p>His concept, called "Project Gregory," would create wooden billboard structures fitted with noise and thermal insulation. They'd have …

Sorry, But Saving Money Won't Make You Rich

If you think you can save your way to wealth, you’re wrong. Spending less than you make is not the path to riches. Instead, wealth comes and goes as asset prices -– real estate, stocks, and bonds -– rise and fall.<p>This is why most Americans have no shot at ever being wealthy, while the …

The Best of the Boring Parts of the Bible

Let’s admit it, there are certain parts of the Bible we skim because . . . well . . . because we think they’re boring. They’re repetitive, overly …

How Alibaba's Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>English teacher and Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago in his tiny apartment in Hanzhou, China. On Friday, Ma became the richest man in China on the heels of the biggest IPO in U.S. and possibly world …

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