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Liberty University's Growth. Conservative Evangelicalism

The university now has more than 13,000 students on campus and claims c. 100,000 total through online programs. Stunning growth for a school founded in 1971. 12 more words

Church History

New International Version Bible at 50 Years

This is an award winning site for one of the current, more widely used English Bible translation, which in recent years became controversial because it adopted inclusive language for its latest edition.  52 more words

Church History

What are You Fishing For?

When Jesus first called his disciples, they were fishing. Jesus performed the miracle of filling their nets, proving that he was able to provide for their physical (and even financial) needs. 608 more words


Follow Me by David Platt - Book Review

This book is about following Jesus in contrast to being a typical Christian in America. That is an unfortunate statement. The two – disciple of Christ and Christian – should mean the same thing. 213 more words

Book Reviews

Country Music Christianity

Before the title makes you think I’m opposed to country music, don’t get that idea. I like old, real, pining country. The new stuff feels like pop with an accent, but that’s a different post for a different day. 540 more words

American Christianity

Three reasons pastors drop out

By Caleb Kolstad – Posted at The Cripplegate:

Dropout rate churches don’t talk about? 50% of pastors don’t last 5 yrs & only 10% will retire as pastors.

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Biblical Viewpoint

Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus

Supersize Me is a documentary that follows director Morgan Spurlock on a 30-day journey during which he only eats at McDonalds. The documentary portrays the horrific effects that an all-McDonalds diet has on Spurlock’s physical and psychological well-being and explores the idea that fast food is highly to blame for America’s health problems. 124 more words