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God Moving In Los Angeles: A Conversation Worth Having

In what began as a conversation about the movement of God in the City of Angels a few years ago in the form of a three-day conference continued last summer in a panel discussion with four pastors from four corners of the county. And in light of all that’s transpired over the last three years, with God still on the throne, it’s important to continue that conversation. BY ALEX MURASHKO Los...

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Journalist Sophia Lee: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Me

Reflections from a Korean-American on the film phenomenon. Over the past few months, many Asian-Americans have been quivering with anticipation for a movie they say they’ve been awaiting for too long: When was the last time we Asian-Americans had a major Hollywood production with an all-Asian cast? One that doesn’t involve karate chops, nerdy inch-thick glasses, and white-faced, oversexualized geishas? Trailers for Crazy Rich Asians ran on my social media...

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Communications Overload: When Saying ‘No’ is OK

Controversial question of the day: “Do you return every phone call, text message, and e-mail?” I’d love for you to answer in the comments section below, because I don’t. I don’t believe we’re obligated to respond to everyone who calls, e-mails, or otherwise reaches out. Certainly we want to be nice, and we never want to be rude or condescending. However, if you’re going to accomplish something significant with...

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Houston, We Have a Problem; The ‘Others’ Are Everywhere

The Others are everywhere. They lurk around every corner, in every mall, and in every restaurant and school. They serve you at theaters, teach your kids, take your money at the bank, and pour your coffee. Can you feel it? BY BOB FABEY Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from Bob Fabey’s book NotMyJesus taken from the “Houston, We Have a Problem” chapter with permission. Fabey’s commentary is also...

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Greg Laurie Launches #StandWithTheBible Rally Cry After Billboard Controversy

This year, evangelist Greg Laurie is asking those planning to attend the annual SoCal Harvest event at Angel Stadium (Aug 17-19) to not only bring unsaved friends or family members, but to bring a Bible. The campaign began as the result of a billboard removal controversy that over the last week has drawn national media attention. The Irvine Company, which removed the billboards promoting the Christian outreach event from the...

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Greg Laurie Wants to ‘Redouble’ Efforts To Share Gospel After Banner Ads Removed at Mall

UPDATE (Aug 8, 2018): Greg Laurie: Why are People So Frightened of the Bible? UPDATE (Aug 11, 2018): Greg Laurie Launches #StandWithTheBible Rally Cry After Billboard Controversy Evangelist Greg Laurie said that he wants to “redouble” his efforts after SoCal Harvest organizers were told by the Irvine Company that a series of advertising banners at Fashion Island in Newport Beach needed to be removed.The banners had depicted Laurie holding a Bible...

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Conflict of Interest? 5 Scientists Who Believe In God

Do scientists believe in God? Can science and religion live in unity? BY BILLY HALLOWELL These are key questions that continue to be asked in an era in which these two essential arenas are often positioned as being in eternal conflict. Reality, though, paints a very different picture. The two, in fact, go hand-in-hand, with many scientists embracing a belief in God — and some even openly embracing the Christian...

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Small Groups: 3 Steps To Use Facebook’s Watch Party

Facebook’s Watch Party feature is now available to all Facebook Groups around the world! Watch Party is “a new way for people to watch videos on Facebook together in real time.” The video content accessible for Watch Party is live streams through Facebook Live and on-demand videos uploaded to Pages, Groups, and Profiles. BY JAY KRANDAFacebook Friends can interact with each other during the same moment as if they’re in...

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Have Christians Lost Their Credibility? TLA Stories of the Week

Today, while doing TLA Stories of the Week (below) I realized that we should talk more often about how us Christians (as a whole and as individuals) are perceived. Another words, let’s talk credibility.Sure, it’s not healthy to focus too much on what other people think of us, but like a football coach showing game films (video) of Sunday’s game on Monday to his team, the practice of reviewing...

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Every Man Ministry’s Online Live Stream: Strong D (Part 3)

Join Pastor Kenny Luck for Part Three of “Strong D” this morning 6:45 PT here or on the Every Man Ministries Facebook Page. “Strong “D” is usually a description we use in the area of sports. Championship teams are characterized by high power offenses and strong defenses — strong D,” said Luck, the founder of Every Man Ministries and author of Dangerous Good.“In the spiritual life you have to have a...

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