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The Problem With Friendship Evangelism

Yesterday, I was waiting for a train at a distant train station when I found myself cornered by a stranger who wanted to talk. We got on the same train, so the conversation continued for about another hour until he … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan, Revisited

Once a wealthy African-American had to do business in Miami. After picking up his rental car at the airport, he began to drive downtown. However, as he had never been to Miami, he got lost, and stopped at a service … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Being Of Good Repute, And Being Good

Whenever I hear people talk of a political or religious leader as being principled, honest, or humble, alarm bells immediately go off in my head. The reason? From bitter experience, I have learned that “principled” people will often do and … Continue reading

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Faith: The Substance Of Things Hoped For

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11: 1. Before we can define “faith”, we must first define “hope”, as the Bible says that “faith is the substance of things hoped … Continue reading

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Chinese Christians Form Human Shield Around Church To Prevent Demolition

Thousands of Christians in Wenzhou, China, have mounted a vigil around their local church in order to protect it from demolition. One would naturally expect a church building in China to be demolished if it belonged to the illegal house-church … Continue reading

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Jesus Was Not A Victim

It seems that everyone nowadays wants to reinterpret Jesus to suit their own sensibilities or political agendas, and so many people speculating on what Jesus would look like if he came today imagine him somehow as a homeless wretch, a … Continue reading

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The Song Banned By The Oscars

This year, in an unusual twist, as Christian song was nominated for an Oscar. It was “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the movie by the same title, performed for the film by Joni Eareckson Tada (yes, Joni). However, in an … Continue reading

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