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From peddling dope to pleasing Jesus

By Sophia Lee
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Religion | Drug-dealer-turned-pastor reflects on a life of miracles bestowed to bring God glory

Gary Smalley remembered for saving marriages

By Samantha Gobba
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Obituary | Christian author and speaker devoted his life to strengthening families

Ministering to the unmarried at home and abroad

By Christina Darnell
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Ministry | For Kim Jackson, staying single into her 50s wasn’t a “big holy decision.” She dated through her 20s, but never met the right person.  “I had…

Recency bias in sports, our politics, and our churches

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Oscar Robertson, one the best players in NBA history, isn’t impressed with Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry. Or at least he isn’t impressed with…

The racialization of poverty, crime, and ministry

By Anthony Bradley
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Race Issues | With all the talk of race and “mass incarceration” by Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, it is important to understand…

The dilemma faced by generous people

The dilemma faced by generous people

By Bill Newton
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Charities | Over a 10-day period around Christmas, 75 charities solicited my 97-year-old mother-in-law. My wife and I received just 15. My curiosity was aroused. Why such…

Ministries casting down their buckets where they are

Ministries casting down their buckets where they are

By Marvin Olasky
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Effective Compassion | February is Black History Month, and Booker T. Washington deserves far more remembrance than he gets. Washington is unfashionable now in part because his most…

Gospel for Asia sued for fraud

By William McCleery
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Religion | A class-action lawsuit alleges the ministry misappropriated donated funds

Murders put spotlight on Seattle’s homeless crisis

By Melinda Taylor
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Homelessness | When three teenage brothers last month murdered two vagrants in “The Jungle,” a crime-ridden homeless camp near baseball’s Safeco Field in Seattle, both…

Love and charity

By Marvin Olasky
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Books | Profiling givers who made a difference in the lives of others

Ryan honors Christian poverty fighters with State of the Union invitations

By Evan Wilt
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State of the Union | WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan’s State of the Union guest list emphasizes his belief that faith-based, poverty-fighting ministries trump government…

Lawsuit brings new accusations against Bill Gothard

By Lynde Langdon
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Religion | In a new lawsuit filed this week, a group of women has added to the allegations of sexual abuse against the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) and its…

 
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