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C. S. Lewis and Redeeming the Past

Aug 1, 2020

What seemed like a wasted youth lead to an incredible career:

We are all created differently, so we all have different stories, different interests, different goals, and so on. Some people for example have never read a book in their

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More Memorable Quotes from J. I. Packer

Jul 20, 2020

Here are more key quotes from Jim Packer:

One can never get enough of James Packer. His books are goldmines of biblical and theological truth, learning, insight and wisdom. The world has lost a mighty man of God, but heaven

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Memorable Quotes from J. I. Packer

Jul 19, 2020

The late J. I. Packer left us with hundreds of important quotes:

Having just passed away at age 93, the renowned evangelical leader, theologian, and educator J. I. Packer has left behind a rich legacy, especially in his many books

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Notable Christians: J. I. Packer

Jul 18, 2020

A remarkable evangelical teacher and theologian has just passed away:

One of the greatest and most influential evangelical leaders of our time has just passed away at 93 years of age. James Innell Packer was certainly one of the leading

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Spurgeon, Depression, and Suffering Christians

Jul 13, 2020

We can learn from Spurgeon and others when we struggle with depression:

While some Christians may think that no blood-bought child of God should ever deal with depression, plenty of them do nonetheless. Indeed, visit any Christian bookstore and you

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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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