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Islamaphobia is real and has expressed itself in recent Christian publications in ways that simply don't reflect the heart of the gospel. Drawing on the example of Raymond Lull, who lived through the Crusades, Timothy Tennent puts forth a proper Christian response to radical Islam like that of ISIS.

In a world of vast economic change, can the gospel inform our vision and practice of work and the economy? Using the Wesleyan movement as an example, Dr. Greg Forster of Acton University discusses how the gospel can lead to positive impact on the economy and on community's lives.

Wesley and his followers of the first 150 years or so did not deploy the institutional church for routine engagement in political specifics. Instead they produced Christians and citizens who understood they operated under God in a wider social accountability. Their faithfulness could bring blessings upon their nation, and their sins could contribute to divine judgment and social decay.

The Jerusalem Council in Acts 15 has gotten a lot of attention of late. Those who want to change The United Methodist Church’s position on same-sex practices cite it frequently. Did James and the other apostles decide that portions of the Mosaic law no longer applied to them? In what ways is our current debate similar to and different from the Jerusalem Council?

What does the Bible teach about remarriage and divorce? Are there ever exceptions? Dr. Craig Keener leads us in a sensible discussion on a very sensitive and pressing subject. Watch this for information on remarriage and divorce in biblical perspective.

The problem of violence in the Old Testament doesn't involve what we'd call mere criminality. The real problem is divinely sanctioned, divinely commanded violence, and...

It's hard to imagine anyone today who is familiar with the Bible not being concerned about the violence in the Old Testament. It's a...
Seedbed - Seven Minute Seminary

http://youtu.be/pGVn1gaSsAs Dr. Lawson Stone shares 7 points we must keep in mind when encountering violence in the Old Testament. In this video, he addresses whether...
Seedbed - Seven Minute Seminary

http://youtu.be/7hotJ7p0f9I Dr. Lawson Stone shares 7 points we must keep in mind when encountering violence in the Old Testament. View our growing playlist of Seven Minute...

I didn't want to be a pacifist. Sometimes I still don't, but I am thoroughly convinced that not killing is an essential part of...

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