Troy Trout

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missio dei

I, the Lord, the Sustainer, the Strong Tower, the Ever-Present Help in Times of Trouble, the Master of the Harvest, and Your Soon Coming King, …

Statement Regarding Strange Fire Conference

Recently, Dr. John MacArthur and Grace to You Ministries hosted the Strange Fire Conference at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California.<p>Dr. …


A Beer with Jesus?

Is it a sin for me to drink alcohol?<p>It could be, says Pastor John in today’s episode of the <i>Ask Pastor John</i> podcast.<p>“I’m a default teetotaler,” he …



The Gospel Coalition (TGC)

Quit Being a Voice for the Voiceless

<i>Girl Rising</i><i>,</i> a new documentary about girls around the world pushing for their place in school, had me alternately gaping and smiling during a recent …

Coldplay - Paradise (Peponi) African Style (ft. guest artist, Alex Boye) - ThePianoGuys

Harvest100 Hoodies

Yes, I'm the Mechanic

Soon after becoming a Christian, Staten Island native George Zaloom's international real-estate business fell apart. The only thing he had left was …

Staten Island

Help Wanted: Coming-of-Age in a Recession Can Shake Our Faith

Most millennials will tell you: We're never <i>not</i> looking for a job. Recession-style insecurity is our new normal. We live in an age where it's not …

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

Pornography: The New Narcotic

<i>The new narcotic.</i> Morgan Bennett just published an article by this title. The thesis:<p>Neurological research has revealed that the effect of internet …

The Brain

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before


Many of 250 Drowned Migrants Were African Christians Fleeing Persecution

Of the more than 250 African migrants who drowned less than one mile from European soil last week, many were Christians fleeing religious persecution.<p>…

Reflections from Experiencing the DMZ at Korea/N Korea Border

Flags of the World (The Hard Ones)

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Central African Republic violence leaves 30 dead

<b>At least 30 people have died and dozens wounded in clashes in the Central African Republic, officials say.</b><p>The fighting between former rebels and local civil protection groups broke out on Monday and continued on Tuesday.<p>Reports say the vigilantes attacked Garga village, 200 km (125 miles) …


Why people pick boring jobs

Would you rather work in a stimulating, challenging job or a routine one filled with mundane repetition?<p>Almost everyone would say they prefer the former. But a new study finds that people typically contradict themselves once salaries enter the decision. If the two jobs pay the same, people often …

The Kingdom of God Kindle Edition

The kingdom of God is a very large biblical category indeed. Accordingly, a comprehensive understanding of the kingdom would illuminate many aspects …

4 Books for Would-Be Writers

As a curriculum editor, author and blogger, I often get asked by friends and coworkers for books and resources that can help them improve their …