Why the evaporation of America’s cultural Christianity is a good thing

John MacArthur wrote in his monthly letter why the deflation of the bloated Christianity we see in America is allowing the true Christianity to shine. Here is an excerpt from his monthly letter, and then below that, despite the encouraging news, a warning for the Church.In light of recent headlines, court cases, and cultural trends, …

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Flash of light announces life

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light …

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The very real effects of culture shock, Part 3 (final)

IntroductionPart 1: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock.Part 2: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock on the Christian, this time from a Christian worldview.Part 3: What to do about those stressesIn the Introduction to this Culture Shock series, I'd related several expatriate experiences I'd had …

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The very real effects of culture shock, Part 2

IntroductionPart 1: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock.Part 2: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock on the Christian, this time from a Christian worldview.Part 3: What to do about those stresses---------------------------------------Top, GraphicsFairy.com. Bottom, EPrata photoIn the Introduction to this Culture Shock series, I'd related several …

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The very real effects of culture shock, Part 1

IntroductionPart 1: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock.Part 2: Examine the very real effects of expatriate living and culture shock on the Christian, this time from a Christian worldview.Part 3: What to do about those stresses.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Laundromat in Baños, Ecuador. It cost a quarter and they give youa rock to use …

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Mosul Dam at risk of catastrophic failure

Introduction & BackgroundBBCA news headline caught my eye last week. It is from the UK Telegraph, and consists of a dire warning from US officials regarding the Mosul Dam.US warns of 'tsunami wave' across Iraq if the Mosul Dam collapsesIraq's Mosul Dam faces "unprecedented" risk of a "catastrophic failure" that would unleash a wave of …

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