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How to Discern the Day’s News

How to Discern the Day’s News

The most profound and relevant insights from the Lord can sometimes come from the most seemingly mundane of sources. So make it a point to engage with every part of today in ceaseless prayer. Let the Lord be the one to determine what stories you need to care about the most and which are all right to acknowledge without giving much thought. Then give him room to do the same with the other aspects of your life as well.

Media Bias and the Redemptive Power of Suffering

Media Bias and the Redemptive Power of Suffering

We are all products of our environment and education. We all see the world through the prism of our personal beliefs and experiences. If you’re a conservative Republican, Ari Fleischer’s new book, Suppression, Deception, Snobbery, and Bias: Why the Press Gets So Much Wrong—And Just Doesn’t Care, will be alarming to you; if you’re a liberal Democrat, you will be encouraged. It’s the same book read through two very different sets of eyes. Christians are not exempt from this reality. Apart from the sanctifying work of God’s Spirit, we are as likely as anyone to fight the “culture wars” by condemning and castigating the “other side.”

Join Colson Center and Focus on the Family for New Speaker Series

Join Colson Center and Focus on the Family for New Speaker Series

Confusing the noise and chaos of the breaking news headlines with the Story of the world is one of the most common ways that Christians lose their way. As Christians called to this part of the story, it’s essential that we learn to hear and trust the Divine Script Writer. God hasn’t called us to success as it is often defined in this moment, but he has called us to faithfulness.

What BreakPoint Is All About

What BreakPoint Is All About

To be clear, we’re not a news organization. That’s not what we do. Other organizations are set up to keep us informed about what’s going on in the world. Strictly speaking, our mission at BreakPoint is not even to tell people what to think about news stories. If the only outcome of BreakPoint is a group of people repeating what we’ve said, then we’ve failed. Our goal is to help guide people in how to think about the world and their place in it.

3 Facts You May Not Know about Lady Diana's Wedding

3 Facts You May Not Know about Lady Diana's Wedding

My wife and I were two of the estimated 750 million people who watched Prince Charles marry Lady Diana Spencer forty years ago yesterday. Here’s what we didn’t know...

How to Read the News to Redeem the Culture

How to Read the News to Redeem the Culture

You may have noticed that I have not discussed a contested or controversial subject in today’s report. This is not for lack of opportunity. Rather, I thought we would take a day off to discuss the news itself.

The News in 2020 from a Christian Worldview

The News in 2020 from a Christian Worldview

We are only eight days into 2020, and the news is already bleak. How is it then, that one reads the news from a Christian point-of-view.