TAG: BIBLE


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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A Little Respect and Mouth Wide Shut – TLA Stories of the Week

This summer is proving to be one of the most bizarrely intense in my lifetime. BY ALEX MURASHKO TogetherLA, Editor Personally, I’m doing great! Jesus loves me, this I know! It’s hearing about tragedy after tragedy, in many shapes and sizes, that’s tough. Add to that a highly uncivil political climate in the U.S. and parts unknown and you have the perfect firestorm for more trouble this summer with more than a...

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Top 5 Reasons We Can Trust Genesis 1 thru 11 as History Not Fiction

The historicity of Genesis 1-11 is often debated by secularists, which in turn has influenced the thinking of many evangelicals since the early 20th century. BY STEVE CHA There are two predominant views concerning evolution: Atheistic Evolution: An impersonal and unknowable force brought about life through a multi-billion year evolution process. This view is held by atheists, agnostics, and people who adhere to non-theistic philosophies. Theistic Evolution: A personal force (God) brought about life through...

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What Does The Bible Teach About Church and Politics?

The church’s involvement with politics and culture has always been a subject of debate. Some believe that the church should totally refrain from politics, practicing faith quietly and being a gospel influence in predominantly social circles. Others believe that the church should infiltrate politics and culture in an attempt to “Christianize” the society as much as possible. BY STEVE CHA ONE IN A SERIES: HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE? In an attempt to answer...

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Is the Bible ‘God-Breathed’ or Just Compelling Literature?

We’ve all heard that the Bible is the Word of God. It is God’s special revelation given to us to guide us in the way of salvation and godly living. 2 Timothy 3:16 states that “all Scripture is inspired and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and training in all righteousness.” BY STEVE CHA What does it mean that God’s Word is inspired? One thing for sure, it does not...

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Record Few Americans Believe Bible Is Literal Word of God [GALLUP]

Fewer than one in four Americans (24%) now believe the Bible is “the actual word of God, and is to be taken literally, word for word,” similar to the 26% who view it as “a book of fables, legends, history and moral precepts recorded by man.” This is the first time in Gallup’s four-decade trend that biblical literalism has not surpassed biblical skepticism. Meanwhile, about half of Americans —...

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