Gary Broadwater

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An Anglican, Baptist, and Presbyterian Review Going Public

<i>Editor’s note: In July, we released a book called Going Public: Why Baptism Is Required for Church Membership by Bobby Jamieson. We asked three</i> …

Why Christians Shouldn’t Be Zionists

In a recent <i>Public Discourse</i> essay, Professor Gerald R. McDermott offers summaries of “fresh theological arguments for Zionism.” I would like to …

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce.<p>He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s …

The Barabbas Theory of Voting: Bible Story Shows Tough Choices for Midterms

A recent <i>Newsweek</i> story began with an exhortation from the Reverend Dr. Kenneth L. Samuel, a preacher in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, who urged his …

The Real Reason Philippians 4:13 Gives Me Strength

It wouldn’t be surprising that if you asked a handful of Christians what their favorite Bible verse is for a few of the folks to answer with a famous …

Self-improvement

What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality

There is a lot of unnecessary confusion about what the Bible really says about homosexuality. Dr. Michael Brown offers five key scriptural truths …

N.T. Wright on Penal Substitution

I’ll come clean and say that I’m a huge N.T. Wright fan. I have been for years.<p>Wright and I are BFFs.<p>For those of you wondering, Wright is a British …

Penal Substitution v “Christus Victor”

<i>I am no scholar but when I found the web site – “A Rebel God” a few years ago, written by Derek Flood, I recognised material that seemed to hold a</i> …

Theology

The Problem with Christus Victor

Universalism is not the only topic in Rob Bell's Love Wins that deserves comment, though given the buzz, you'd think that's all he discusses. Among …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

Jesus Poisoned Death to Death

In four minutes, John Piper ties together the dark and gruesome death of Jesus and our fullest and longest lasting happiness. How can we have hope …

God In The Bible Warns His Enemies With Extreme Heat, And God Just Cursed Iran With 164 Degree Weather On The Day That Iran Threatened Israel With Annihilation

By onAugust 3, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Walid Shoebat</b><p><b>In the Bible God warned His enemies with famine and extreme heat and Muslim Iran last Friday</b> …

7 Thoughts on Bible Contradictions.

Given Christianity, do contradictions prove it false?<p>Firstly, the Christian might respond by arguing that this is not a challenge against the</b> …

If Jesus Was a Myth...

CS Lewis famously asserted his "Trillemma" argument regarding the identity of Jesus of Nazareth. It proposes that a man who claims to be God can be …

17 Best Quotes About Being Happy

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don’t have.<p>-Woody Allen<p>My greatest beauty secret is being …

The Church Is Not a Ghetto

I’ve long been fascinated with those moments in Jesus’ life when the veil of His human flesh gave way to a vision of His refulgent glory as the Son …

Theology

He Said, She Said: 8 Helpful Facts About Gender Differences

"If only he would pick up on my hints so I don't have to spell it out!"<p>"If only he would talk to me about his feelings!"<p>"If only she would let me give her advice and not just want me to listen to her problems!"<p>Do these thoughts ever go through your mind? I'm sure they have. We have all had …

The dark side of nursery rhymes

Goosey Goosey Gander may be about religious persecution, while Lucy Locket is about 18th Century prostitutes, writes Clemency Burton-Hill.<p>Plague, medieval taxes, religious persecution, prostitution: these are not exactly the topics that you expect to be immersed in as a new parent. But probably …

Amazing, never-before-seen World War II photographs

Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the US Signal Corps; Palmer, then a brigadier general, was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of places, etc.).<p>Charles Day Palmer was born in Chicago on February 20, 1902. After graduating from Washington High …

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Marriage Advice: 6 Ways to Stay in Love Forever

Relationships don't coast by on autopilot. They need active effort to keep the love alive. Here is a sampling of marriage advice to stay in love forever<p>Relationships don't coast by on autopilot. They need active effort to keep the love alive. Here is a sampling of marriage advice to stay in love …

Marriage

4 Secrets for a Happy Marriage

Being married in the modern world can be difficult and confusing. What are the rules for a happy marriage? It doesn’t seem like there are any easy …

The 9 tips that can save your marriage

<b>(Andrey Bayda via Shutterstock)</b><p>Forget the relationship help aisle – this is the best marital advice the world has to offer<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>August 14, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>Next to my desk there is a fallen pile of relationship-advice books. It looks like a miniature city of ruins, a very pink Parthenon. …

Relationships

How a ‘Sign From God’ Led Martin Luther to Spark a Revolution That Forever Transformed the Christian Faith

It’s been 497 years since Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-Five Theses” to the door of All Saints’ Church in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany — an act that had sweeping and everlasting ramifications for the Christian faith.<p>Dr. William Edgar, professor of apologetics at Westminster Theological …