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Is ‘Evangelical’ Synonymous With Hypocrite?

Michael Brown, Last month, Pastor Timothy Keller wrote an important article in the New Yorker asking, “Can Evangelicalism Survive Donald Trump and Roy Moore?” And Keller, himself a respected evangelical leader, pulled no punches in answering his question, writing, “‘Evangelical’ used to denote people who claimed the high moral ground; now, in popular usage, the

Christians “Slaughtered Like Chicken”

Raymond Ibrahim, Just a month in the lives of Christians under Islam. Luc Ravel, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Strasbourg “went against the grain of Church leaders in France who have largely remained politically correct,” says a report, because he criticized “the demographic shift in France, saying Muslims are having far more children than native

The Real Santa Claus: Saint Nicholas, Man of God

Jack Kerwick, One of the points for which I argue in my latest book, Christianity and the World: Essays Philosophical, Historical, and Cultural, is that the civilization—the world—that atheist and theist alike take for granted today would be unrecognizable to itself if not for the religion that produced it: Christianity. Take, for example, the “secular”

Atheists Tell School to Stop Playing Hallelujah Chorus

Todd Starnes, A gaggle of disgruntled atheists are doing a whole lot of hollering about the Hallelujah Chorus in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s local chapter is angry after a teacher at Linden Elementary School played a portion of the “Hallelujah Chorus”  during morning announcements. “While this music may be beautiful and

Franklin Graham: ‘Politicians Should Stop Saying Islam Is a Religion of Peace’

Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D., Celebrated evangelical preacher Franklin Graham has urged politicians and other world leaders to stop insisting that Islam is a religion of peace, when the exact opposite is true. In the wake of this week’s deadly attacks by jihadists in Barcelona, Rev. Graham—the son of Billy Graham—tweeted that politicians should stop saying

Shameful! Trump Nominee Attacked for Following Teachings of Christ

Todd Starnes, First they came for the wedding planners and the bakers. Then they came for the Catholic farmers and the Baptist high school valedictorians. And now, the secularists are coming after the evangelical public servants. On Wednesday, Russell Vought, President Trump’s nominee to be deputy director of the White House Office of Management and

5 Ways Millennials Can Pray for America

Caleb Parke, Millennials have the most access in history to the Bible with in-depth studies on it – from podcasts to countless versions – but it’s easy for us to get distracted by so much access to other things. I know I’m guilty of scrolling through Instagram, comparing myself to others, checking Facebook incessantly, and

A Huffington Post Humanist Urges the Church to Stop Using the Bible as a Moral Guide

Michael Brown, It’s one thing when a humanist attacks the Bible. That’s expected. It’s another thing when a humanist attacks a Christian denomination for using the Bible as a moral guide. But that’s exactly what humanist author Clay Farris Naff did on the Huffington Post on April 29th. Naff was upset that the highest court