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Santa Fe High School Shooting: Evil Begins in the Mind

When we see “senseless” acts of murder like the one we saw on Friday at Santa Fe High School we have to remember that a process of thought actually made “sense” of this to the one doing the murdering. That is where evil begins – in the mind. A lie regarding how to best resolve an inner dilemma is considered, accepted, internalized and acted upon. BY KENNY LUCK In this case,...

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Remembering Motherhood Well (A Letter To Future Me)

Dear Future Me, I wanted to write this letter to you, hopeful that you aren’t as hard on yourself (now that your kids are all grown up) as you were when you were a mom of young children. I hope you give yourself more grace and remember motherhood well. They say hindsight is 20/20, but when I look back on memories from my teens, twenties, and early thirties, it’s hard...

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4-Year-Old Gives Sandwiches and Love To Homeless [VIDEO]

Delivering chicken sandwiches to the homeless is “just the right thing to do,” said 4-year-old Austin Perine of Birmingham, Alabama, in a video interview with a CBS Evening News reporter that’s gone viral. Austin, who dresses up with a super hero cape for his weekly rounds among the homeless, tells each person, “don’t forget to show love” after he gives out a sandwich. When Austin first learned that people were homeless,...

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Francis Chan Uses Revelation To Call Out Picky American Christians

I’ll get to Francis Chan and picky American Christians in a moment, but first… Together LA is a movement that started even before the conference of the same name took place in 2015. Years before the 3-day gathering held at West Angeles Church of God in Christ , pastors in the Los Angeles area met regularly to pray for a movement of unity in the city where churches came together...

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Human Trafficking: Churches Must Move Beyond Awareness

Although the Church excels in bringing awareness to the gravity of human trafficking it must do a better job of mobilizing people to strategically fight the problem, said author and social justice advocate Danielle Strickland recently. “I think the commodification of human beings is one of the gravest and most intense issues of our time,” Strickland told TogetherLA (VIDEO BELOW) before she spoke on stage at Catalyst West in Irvine...

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City Transformation and Social Justice Start With Dangerous Good

The model for positive transformation taking place in a city has already been provided by Jesus and a movement of “dangerous good.” The belief that issues such as violent crime, homelessness, dissolved families, and the abuse of women can be resolved by simply providing more of the commonly applied tactics falls woefully short of what a movement of men led by the Holy Spirit can accomplish, author and men’s ministry...

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Jesus and Politics: The Congressional Race That Could Have Been

LOS ANGELES — Within just days of each other’s announcements, two women who are unified in their proclamations of Jesus as their savior but are opposites when it comes to political party affiliation recently dropped out of a congressional race for a southern Los Angeles District. Had the race continued, the ensuing battle between the two could have clearly reflected the current divide that’s visible not only in the nation...

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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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What Culture Needs From The Church Right Now

I grew up in a small town outside of Dodge City, which used to be famous for its corruption and gun battles, as well as a favorite hot spot of Western TV shows. But by the time I lived there, it was a quiet, sleepy small town that had traded in its brothels and bars for meatpacking plants and wheat farming. BY DAVID A.R. WHITE My years in Kansas were more...

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THE RIOT AND THE DANCE Adds Eric Metaxas, Propaganda and Ken Ham to Post Show Event

Moscow, Idaho – A celebration of creation and the Creator, “The Riot and the Dance” is a nature and science documentary showcasing the vast and beautifully intricate planet on which we live. In a one-night, cinematic event, moviegoers will dive deep into nature, appreciate the wonders of the animal kingdom and discover the world around us in a bold, new way. “The Riot and the Dance” will be in...

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