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Don't Blame Others

This is a great passage of what salvation and life in the Kingdom of God looks like.  It’s a picture of someone trying to manage their life.   190 more words

Spiritual Formation

Compassionate Eating

Matthew Halteman wrote a booklet for the Human Society of America called “Compassionate Eating as Care for Creation,” and in it he makes several fine points which are worthy of consideration. 1,603 more words

Social Ethics

Dangerous Legislation in Uganda

Four years ago, due to strong international pressure the Ugandan 2009 Anti-Gay Bill did not go through. Four years later, in December 2013 the bill was passed, slightly modified, and signed into law by the President of Uganda on 24th February 2014. 835 more words

Faith

Courage to Freefall With Jesus

Eunice Vatran (daughter) and Marioara Dugulescu (wife) share the story of the Romanian pastor, writer, poet, humanitarian activist, revolutionary leader and politician Petru Dugulescu. During the years of communism in Romania, under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceausescu, Petru Dugulescu endured many years of persecution, hardship, several assassination attempts and continuing blackmail and surveillance by the Romanian secret police Securitate. 75 more words

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Leaders Worth Following

Most of the media today feeds our imagination with stories of celebrity-type leaders associated with dubious morality, scandalous relationships, questionable prosperity and irresponsible leadership.

It is important today to have our minds focused on the memories of a different brand of leaders, such as William Wilberforce (1759-1833), an English parliamentarian who dedicated his entire life to abolishing of the slave trade on the British Isles. 740 more words

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Jonathan Edwards on Why Society is So Fragmented Without God at the Center

By *Tim Keller

In The Nature of True Virtue, one of the most powerful treatises on social ethics ever written. Jonathan Edwards lays out how sin destroys the social fabric. 137 more words

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