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America at the Crossroads—These Are the Times That Try Men's Souls

America at the Crossroads—These Are the Times That Try Men's Souls

It's not by chance that God uses powerful words from the pulpits to spark change. The pulpit has always led the way, from promoting God-given freedoms when the nation was born to the abolition of slavery a century later and from turning the tide of liberalism to directing the nation back to God. We find ourselves at a similar crossroads today—will pastors wake up, repent, and turn back to God, or will they continue to be woke but asleep to the things of God?

Worship Leader and Artist Shares Her Concern about Popular Christian Music

Worship service, CDC says fully vaccinated people wearing masks can return to worship services

A Tennessee worship leader and Christian recording artist Mackenzie Morgan took to Facebook this week to explain why she will no longer be supporting popular worship bands Hillsong Worship, Elevation Worship or Bethel Music, among others. Morgan called attention to the band's church's teachings, calling them "heretical."

3 Things We Can Learn from Early Christians about Sparking a Transformative Spiritual Movement

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Early Christians had no courts or governments to which they could appeal for the protection of their religious liberties. In fact, they had no such liberties. And yet they “turned the world upside down” and were used by God to spark the most transformative spiritual movement in human history. If we wish to make the impact they made, we must do what they did.

The Path from Anxiety and Stress to Lasting Peace

The Craver Juneteenth Memorial, the path from anxiety and stress to lasting peace

How can we best navigate the anxieties and stresses of these days? Habakkuk’s testimony is one of my favorite paragraphs in Scripture. It begins by describing dire circumstances: “Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield no food, the flock be cut off from the fold and there be no herd in the stalls” (Habakkuk 3:17). In his day, this would mean the loss of every means of sustenance. But the prophet responded: “Yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation” (v. 18).