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Pizza Delivery Man Tipped $700 in Publicity Stunt

This Ohio church’s random act of kindness snowballed into something huge.

CHR Comment: A similar event took place in October (see second link below) with Pastor Markle of Sycamore Creek Church in Pickerington, OH. 74 more words

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Recommended Reading: November 21-27

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! If you read one article this week, look at the Conciliar Post Round Table: After Death.

For those of you with additional reading time (perhaps over some delectable leftovers), check out the following suggestions below. 180 more words


Art and the masculine

Doug Wilson has been asked by more than one CREC pastor to stop blogging about the abuse cases being handled by the CREC inquiry, including the Greenfield case. 934 more words

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Bad-ass Jesus

“Hey, do you know Jesus?  You should ’cause he’s a bad-ass!”

How crude is that? Sounds offensive, doesn’t it? It doesn’t sound at all like a description we should place near the name of Jesus. 1,191 more words

Religious People Are More Likely to Be Veterans in the U.S.

Religion and military service go hand-in-hand. Here’s the data.

CHR Comment: Tobin Grant demonstrates that American veterans are significantly more likely to be church goes than those who are not religious. 36 more words

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Real Evangelicals Believe These 4 Things

Researchers should define Evangelicals by their beliefs, not by their political demographics, the church they attend or what they self-identify as, the NEA and LifeWay Research have determined. 40 more words

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Amish Man Runs Fast Marathon in Traditional Slacks and Suspenders

Stolzfus said he turns to running whenever he’s tempted to sin.

CHR Comment: Leroy Stolzfus nearly qualified for the Boston Marathon for his age group! He mixes the modern and American running movement with his traditional Amish beliefs and practices, which results in an interesting expression of faith and culture. 11 more words

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