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Controversial WWII Museum Exhibit Highlights 'the Bad Sides of History'

Controversial WWII Museum Exhibit Highlights 'the Bad Sides of History'

Ultimately, none of us are so good that we are beyond the need for God’s help or so bad that we are beyond his redemption. Every day brings the chance to be a hero or a villain in God’s story.

King David's Name Uncovered in 2,900-Year-Old Stone Slab: Scholars

King David's Name Uncovered in 2,900-Year-Old Stone Slab: Scholars

A 2,900-year-old basalt stone slab contains an extra-biblical reference to King David in support of him being an actual “historical figure,” according to scholars writing in the latest edition of the Biblical Archaeology Review.

6th Century Byzantine Church Found Near Jericho

6th Century Byzantine Church Found Near Jericho

A Byzantine church dating back to the 6th century was uncovered in the Jericho area of the West Bank, the Civil Administration’s Archaeological Unit announced Wednesday.

Amy Carmichael, Missionary and Defender of Children

Amy Carmichael, Missionary and Defender of Children

This week marks the death of Amy Carmichael, missionary to India and defender of children. Though she died in 1951, she is a profound example of not only being faithful to the Gospel but of what being faithful to the Gospel means. Throughout history, in fact, Christians have taken the lead in defending children.

James Clerk Maxwell: Cultivating the Mind of Christ

James Clerk Maxwell: Cultivating the Mind of Christ

To be Christian, especially in this confusing cultural moment, requires the intentional cultivation of our minds. An exemplary model of someone who took this calling seriously is James Clerk Maxwell.

Archaeologists Discover Hundreds of Artifacts by Tomb Dedicated to 'Jesus' Midwife'

Archaeologists Discover Hundreds of Artifacts by Tomb Dedicated to 'Jesus' Midwife'

Archaeologists with the Israeli Antiquities Authority uncovered hundreds of artifacts during an excavation of a burial cave that is believed by some to be the tomb of Jesus' midwife, Salome.

King Hezekiah Inscriptions Among 'Most Important Archaeological Discoveries in Israel of All Time,' Professor Says

King Hezekiah Inscriptions Among 'Most Important Archaeological Discoveries in Israel of All Time,' Professor Says

An Israeli ancient history professor has recently translated inscriptions describing the life of the biblical Judean King Hezekiah.

George MacDonald and the Christian Imagination

George MacDonald and the Christian Imagination

Tomorrow, December 10, is the anniversary of the birth of a man regarded as the father of modern fantasy literature, someone who profoundly influenced writers such as G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis. Though the writing of pastor and author George MacDonald often lacked theological precision, his legacy includes inspiring some of the most important Christian fiction of all time. Like Tertullian and Origen, fathers of the faith whose theology veered away, at times, from orthodoxy, the bulk of MacDonald’s work has served to enliven the Christian faith of future generations.

Mosaic Evidence of Early Christianity Found at the 'Burnt Church' in Upper Galilee

Mosaic Evidence of Early Christianity Found at the 'Burnt Church' in Upper Galilee

Archaeologists have uncovered four Byzantine-era inscriptions after cleaning tiles during a dig in Upper Galilee earlier this summer.

How John the Baptist Bridges the Old and New Testaments

How John the Baptist Bridges the Old and New Testaments

In this time of Advent, as we look back to Christ’s first coming and await His second, we should recall the prophesies that pointed to His forerunner, John the Baptist.

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