BOOKS


Evangelizing Brad Pitt and Other Celebrities: A True Story

One of the hardest mission fields on the planet is Hollywood. Unlike say a missionary in some distant jungle, you won’t meet a bunch of primitive savages that are out to stone or spear you for your faith. However, you will encounter opposition of another sort in Tinseltown. BY STEVE CHA This group is often characterized as the wealthy elite who are heavily trapped in a lifestyle of fame, money, and...

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Chuck Missler on Bible: A Message From Outside Time

The problem with GQ’s placement of the Bible in its 21 Books You Don’t Have To Read list is that it’s too easy to argue that the Bible isn’t really a book at all. It could be said that it really doesn’t belong on any list with any other books. Why, you ask? Because, for starters, it’s really 66 books written by more than 40 different authors over several thousand years. Chuck...

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How to Speak the Truth in a Relative World

When I was 19 years old, I preached at a little church in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The church only had about 40 people, most of whom were elderly. Of those 40 members, only one was younger than me. I would love to say we had a youth group, but in reality, it was more like a “youth kid.” By DUDLEY RUTHERFORD I was just starting college in Missouri, so I had to...

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Broocks: Greatest Social Justice Endeavor is Preaching the Gospel

Of course, all Christians know about the importance of evangelism, and many books have been written to discuss the need for more evangelism and how to go about the work. The Human Right: To Know Jesus Christ and to Make Him Known takes it up a notch. Author Rice Broocks describes preaching the gospel as the greatest justice issue. Failure to bring the good news to the lost constitutes the...

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Are You Compelled to Share Jesus?

If you are a believer in Jesus Christ, you know that discovering the love and grace of God and receiving the forgiveness of your sins have completely and utterly changed your life. By DUDLEY RUTHERFORD When you interact with your family and friends, coworkers and strangers, do you feel compelled to tell them about your faith? Do you struggle with the courage or the right words to say in attempting to...

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Fear of Death Behind Most Other Major Fears

It’s been said that every major fear stems from the fear of death. The majority of Americans are afraid of death and dying, and it is a natural fear that promotes self-preservation. BY ANN WHITE We are ultimately not afraid of falling — we are afraid of dying when we fall. We are not afraid of spiders — we are afraid of being bitten and injured or dying from the poison....

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You May Need To Deal with Your Anger

I recently read a report from the Mental Health Organization called Boiling Point. Here are a couple of things that stood out: More than one in ten (12%) say that they have trouble controlling their own anger. More than one in four people (28%) say that they worry about how angry they sometimes feel. By DIMITRI BRADLEY So how do you know if you have an anger problem? Let me give you a...

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The Big Question: Why Are We So Mad?

According to a Mental Health Organization report, more than one in ten people say that they have trouble controlling their own anger. By Dimitri Bradley As an African-American pastor living today in the United States, I see things through different eyes than some people. While I didn’t grow up in the ghetto, it was about one block over, and I have seen all kinds of reasons people from that background are...

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“Fox & Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt appeared on “The Billy Hallowell Podcast” recently to discuss motherhood, her new kids’ book Through Your Eyes and her perspective on the miscarriage she suffered before conceiving her daughter, Hayden. READ: The Harvey Weinsteins and Broken Male Culture Can No Longer Hide Earhardt, 41, discussed how raising her daughter has been a profoundly special gift — and dove deep into her miscarriage experience, offering a...

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Halloween Facebook Wars: Overcoming Evil with Good

Last year around this time, I wrote a blog post on the controversial topic of Halloween. Soon after, the attacks began from an unexpected source — a few of my Christian Facebook brethren. The first indication of conflict came through a vicious e-mail from one of my blog followers who was appalled over my “Bring the light into the darkness” stance to the holiday, and not condemning it altogether. Before...

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