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Since You Asked: Marking 100 Million Plays for Ask Pastor John

As of yesterday, Ask Pastor John podcast episodes have been played 100 million times.

This milestone is a trivial thing in the story of the universe, but it’s a notable benchmark for the ministry, prompting us to pause for a look back on five and a half years of God’s faithfulness to us, and to thank you for your years of engagement. 1,522 more words


Apps for the Christian's Smartphone

I must confess, I have always been a technophile.  From the old Atari my brother and I played as children, to the ubiquitous tablets and smartphones, I’ve always got my eye on the last trends and topics in gadgetry and software. 576 more words

Faith And Practice

Who Put Jesus on the Cross?

Even when Judas betrayed Jesus, Satan was never running the show. Demonic scheming never called the shots; divine love did.

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The Good Father of the Spiritually Fatherless

Many children begin walking with the Lord without parents to show them how. They hear, “Train up a child in the way he should go” (Proverbs 22:6), and wonder, … 1,058 more words


How to Navigate Conversations About Sexual Identity

A harvest awaits Christians in the gay community. Sam Allberry shares how he engages LGBT students with the message of Jesus.

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How to Misinterpret the Bible

Bible studies are weakened because few believe that there are right and wrong interpretations of the Bible.

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The Most Dangerous Place to Live: The Subtle Perils of the Past

While the past is an exquisite place to visit, it is a menacing place to live.

The embittered wife, annoyed that the husband she married is not the boyfriend she once dated; the overbearing father desperate to relive his athletic career through his son; the young adult missing her college freedoms and friends, dreading her nine-to-five; the despondent Christian, longing to go back to the zeal he once had, all show us that few things threaten today like the joys of yesterday. 1,129 more words