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The Politics of Hellfire in America: Puritans Past and Present    

During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial. What have been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy; ignorance and servility in laity; in both, superstition, bigotry, and persecution.

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RECOMMENDED: Left Behind in America by Russell Moore

Russell Moore recently wrote an insightful piece at The Gospel Coalition titled, “Left Behind in America: Following Christ After Culture Wars.”

Here’s a sample,

The problem was that, from the beginning, Christian values were always more popular than the Christian gospel in American culture.

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1. My Husband Learned the Hard Way Why Women Cheat.

Link: Cheating Wives.

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Is Christian America Polytheistic?

Since the founding of our nation, America has proudly carried the title of “one nation, under God.” This began with the boasting of Christianity at the World Parliament of Religions on the cusp of the 20th century, and continues today with the Pledge of Allegiance recited daily in schools. 969 more words

FBC180 Podcast 8: Special Q&A Edition! Speaking in Tongues, Spiritual Gifts, and America's Christian Roots

Get up to date on the latest news and events from FBC180, the Youth and Family Ministry of First Baptist Churc, Avon Park, FL. This week, I take your questions on everything from speaking in tongues to America’s “Christian”heritage. 27 more words

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Preachers, Prophets and Pissin' Contests (Part 2)

My plea in Part 1 was for Christians to withdraw from the culture war, and especially the political dimension of that war. Several individuals have responded to this by pointing that the American War of Independence was born and nurtured in the colonial churches. 2,220 more words