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Maybe you are thinking, Why do we need to start new churches? In today's article, Winfield Bevins responds to six myths that commonly surround the mandate to plant churches.

A movie, especially a movie based on a biblical account, is not a commentary, not exegesis, not a sermon, not even a translation or paraphrase. Still, folks with a high regard for the Bible will come to this movie and want to grade it for accuracy, and that’s okay too. As "Noah" releases this weekend, Lawson Stone shares seven things you might not know about the biblical flood story.

Last week, the shrine that houses the traditional site of Jesus' burial was worked on for conservation efforts, and his alleged tomb site opened for the first time in centuries. Read these Seven Quick Facts about Jesus' tomb.

M. Robert Mulholland Jr. (1936-2015) passed on to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 20st. He is survived by his wife, Lynn, and he left behind a rich legacy of biblical scholarship, pastoral care, and resources for spiritual formation.

Who would guess that the ancient heresy of Pelagianism would rear its head again in our generation in the context of the sexual revolution? Yet there it is, underlying a significant argument for the legitimacy of same-sex attraction.

The topic of Christian cultural engagement has been, and continues to be, one of the great theological and ethical questions each generation of Christ-followers has to work through. Read today's article from Taylor Brown as he explores the church's relationship to the world.
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Many consider the 21st century to present a unique set of challenges to Christian evangelism and discipleship. But rather than lament the state of digital culture and biblical illiteracy, we can learn to how reach our communities in fresh ways.
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What are the origins of Halloween? As with other holidays, Halloween seems to have a mixture of both pagan and Christian origins. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary from Ben Witherington III suggesting ways we can engage with culture at this critical holiday.
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Churches genuinely seeking to reach people with the gospel must constantly evaluate the cultural climate in which they live.

Taylor Zimmerman shares a Wesleyan view of sexuality.

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