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5 body language signals you're sending without knowing it

Whether you want to ace your next interview or score a second date, being aware of the signals your body is sending is the key to success. Psychologist Dale Atkins and body language expert Blanca Cobb joined TODAY to offer insight on body cues you might not even realize you're putting out there.<p>One …

Liberals, This Girl Is In Jail For Aborting Her Newborn. Why Won’t You Defend Her?

It is a wonderful time to be a member of the leftist Death Cult. There were four major news items from the baby-killing department just this week. You probably heard about three of them. Maybe not the fourth.<p>First, the Supreme Court ruled that abortionists have the absolute God-given right to kill …

Washington State

6 Shocking New Discoveries About Jesus of Nazareth

The entrance to the Mary of Nazareth International Center in central Nazareth doesn’t look like much. It’s just a simple doorway off narrow Casa Nova Street, a few hundred yards from the Basilica of the Annunciation.<p>Yet inside this recently built Catholic evangelism center lies an amazing discovery …

New Testament

Atheism may be fashionable, but most intelligent people believe in God

Have we ever needed Christianity more than we do today? It’s a rhetorical question, for sure, because the loss of our faith and the inability to confront Islam have never been greater. When I was a little boy during the war, my mother assured me that if I believed in Jesus everything would be OK. …

Inside Hillsong, the Church of Choice for Justin Bieber and Kevin Durant

It’s the church of choice for Bieber and Durant. It’s where the cool kids spend Sunday morning after Saturday night at the club. For ye of little faith, it’s hard to make sense out of Hillsong. Is it legit? Is it a hipster cult? And why’s everyone wearing Saint Laurent? GQ’s Taffy Brodesser-Akner …

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Paul’s Discipleship Strategy (Part I)

Paul’s discipleship strategy was very intense, personal and emotional. That is why it was also so effective.<p>One of the many passages where he …

20 Spurgeon Quotes That Show Why He Still Matters

Obviously, there’s no sure way to quantify any preacher’s impact, but the numbers for Charles Spurgeon are telling.<p>Known as the “Prince of …

MissionTrends: 4 Trends for Churches to Consider

Despite what many think, the church in America is not dying (and no serious researcher thinks that). However, there are some challenges and changes …

12 Indications a Church is Making Disciples

I’ve often heard people say you can’t measure discipleship. I don’t know if that’s true.<p>It is certainly true you can’t necessarily put a number or …

25 Evidences Of A Backslidden Condition

In his book, <b>Revival,</b> Richard Owen Robert lays 25 evidences of a backslidden condition. He expounds on each in greater details, but below are just the …

5 Essential Phrases for Every Talk to Youth

So often in youth ministry, we can make assumptions about students that either alienate part of the audience or neglect essential substance.<p>We assume …

15 of Soren Kierkegaard’s Most Challenging Quotes

Today is Søren Kierkegaard’s 203rd birthday. And even though he lived a relatively short life (he died in his early 40s), his writings on faith, the …

9 Classic Christian Books Worth Revisiting

Some of these you've read. Some of them you haven't. All of them are worth re-reading.There’s no shortage of great new books to fill your fall …

5 Mistakes People Make When Reading the Bible

As someone who grew up going to going to church, I’ve often viewed the Bible as both fascinating and daunting, but somewhat inaccessible. Hearing …

Make Disciples, not Clones

We are waist deep in a new focus on discipleship, but I want to touch an issue that I am seeing in our new “culture of discipleship”. We are working …

Why The Missional Movement Will Fail

It’s time we start being brutally honest about the missional movement that has emerged in the last 10-15 years: Chances are better than not it’s …

Better Discipleship

There is a lot of talk about discipleship these days—and it is about time. Jesus seemed to think discipleship was a big deal, putting it as the …

Lending Money To Friends

Back in college, a typical night around 11 P.M. was my friends and I chipping in for the famous Domino’s 5x5 deal (five pizzas for $5 each). One guy usually said “no thanks” to chipping in, but then, when there were just a few slices left, he would always want in.<p>Eventually we started to call him …

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‘The Bible Calls for Killing Nonbelievers’: University Hotel Implements Major Bible Policy Change

During a recent stay at the Holmes Student Center Hotel at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, atheist activists Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan Barker “discovered” a Bible inside of their guest room — something that they found both “inappropriate and unconstitutional.”<p>The husband and …

Bible

Anonymous Just Declared War on ISIS

The group has been battling the Islamic State's online propaganda apparatus since January.<p>The hacktivist group Anonymous has declared all-out cyberwar against the so-called Islamic State. A video, posted to YouTube November 14—one day after the attacks in Paris for which the terror group has …

4 Mistakes That Are Built into Your Brain

<b>“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~Unknown</b><p>On a beautiful …

Critical Thinking

A View from Morocco: The Danger of Escalating Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

I am an American professor teaching this year at Al-Akhawayn University in Morocco and, like everyone, am horrified by the stories of escalating terror that cross our screens daily. I am also disturbed to see that as the violence escalates, the rhetoric on Islam is becoming louder and uglier. In …

Ken Ham: Here's the Deal With Ben Carson, the Pyramids and the Bible

In regard to presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s reported comments on the Egyptian pyramids, I first of all need to declare my respect for this …

The Potential Trouble In The Middle East No One Is Talking About

Sometimes with so much happening in the news it’s easy to get bogged down and not think twice about what a headline really means. We just take it at face value and move on to the next headline. If we do that, there’s a good chance we’ll miss the bigger picture.<p>Let me explain.<p>I recently read an …

Saudi Arabia

Who is God's Candidate?

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said he would not support a Muslim for president because the Islamic faith is inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution. He later added that whoever takes the White House should be "sworn in on a stack of Bibles, not a Koran."<p>Here is my <i>very</i> qualified …

65 Things You Can Do In iOS 9 That You Couldn't In iOS 8

iOS 9 may seem like a just another under-the-hood improvement update over last year’s iOS 8, but if you really get down to it, there are a ton of new …

Avoiding Eye Contact

Fox News Explains the Dangers of Christianity in Public Schools

Liberals have spent a lot of time over the past few decades trying to explain to Conservative Christians the importance of the separation of church and state. Unfortunately, either from obstinance or ignorance, many Christians believe that not only should this constitutionally mandated separation …