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Elisabeth Elliot on Suffering

Jun 30, 2020

We all can learn so much from the life and writings of Elisabeth Elliot:

Many of you know about the remarkable American Christian missionary and author Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015). What she went through has more than qualified her to

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Jonathan Edwards On True and False Revival

Jun 19, 2020

What Jonathan Edwards wrote about real and fake revival is must reading for today:

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) was arguably the greatest Christian thinker America has ever produced. He was likely its most important theologian and philosopher. He was also a

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25 MORE Key Quotes from Ravi Zacharias

May 24, 2020

Here are another 25 gems from the great Christian apologist:

The legacy of Ravi Zacharias will last well beyond all the years he spent on earth (74). For half a century he ministered gospel truths all around the world, speaking

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Vale David Pawson

May 22, 2020

The famous Bible teacher David Pawson has just passed away:

Hot on the heels of the sad passing of Ravi Zacharias, we have just had another giant of the faith pass away: the well-known and well-loved UK Bible teacher David

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25 Key Quotes from Ravi Zacharias

May 20, 2020

Here are 25 gems from the great Christian apologist:

Having just passed away at age 74 after nearly a half century of ministry, Ravi Zacharias has left us such a rich legacy, and a wealth of important Christian thinking and

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Vale Ravi Zacharias

May 19, 2020

The great Ravi Zacharias has just passed away. He was a true champion of God and for God:

The world has just lost one of the greatest Christian apologists and evangelists of recent times, and a wonderful, humble servant of

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Christian Revival in Iran

Feb 12, 2020

God is doing amazing things in places like Iran:

While Christianity in the West seems to be on its last legs, God is not yet finished with planet earth. He is still at work, including in places that we might

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Notable Christians: J. R. R. Tolkien

Jan 30, 2020

Some thoughts on the great J. R. R. Tolkien and his Christian impact:

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was many things: an Oxford don, a poet, an expert in ancient and medieval English, and an extremely successful novelist. He is especially

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Must Read Authors

Dec 10, 2019

If you want to know of some recommended authors, here is my list of 70:

OK, I may have three strikes going against me in this piece: One, this is a rather subjective exercise – these are some of MY

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Finally, a Brave and Biblical Church Leader

Oct 16, 2019

Thank God for one bold and biblical churchman, Glenn Davies:

Today in far too many churches – including supposedly Bible-based evangelical churches – we find this mindset in action: ‘Hey, Jesus was a friend of sinners, and we should be

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Are You Being Persecuted Yet? Part 1

Sep 22, 2019

The true Christian WILL face persecution for sharing the gospel. Consider these three amazing examples.

Scripture offers us various ways to help us know if we really are God’s blood-bought children. There are various tests, if you will, or things

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The 10 Most Influential Authors

Jul 21, 2019

My title may be just a little bit misleading. What I really want to do in this piece is list the ten authors that have been so very influential in my own life. And I want to just look

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Notable Christians: John Bunyan

Jan 5, 2019

Most folks have heard of The Pilgrim’s Progress. And many folks have heard of John Bunyan, its author. But they may not know a whole lot more about either. The great Puritan preacher and writer (1628-1688) has given us

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James Packer and Knowing God

Nov 2, 2018

There is no more important question that any of us can ask than this: Do I have a real knowledge of God? This means not just head knowledge, but personal, heart-felt knowledge based on a relationship with the living God.

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20 Inspiring Christian Women

Sep 21, 2018

Church history is full of amazing stories of great men of God who have done mighty things for God. But sometimes we can overlook the many great women who have also been so wonderfully used of God. There would be

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