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Education group wants Moses mentions cut from new Texas textbooks

By Emily Scheie
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Education | The fight over Texas textbooks is back again, and this time, criticism of proposed social studies books touch on religious topics from Moses to Muslims and…

Why Christian education

Why Christian education

By Jim Drexler
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Education | Training and nurturing covenant children while preparing them for ‘works of service’

Bitter humor: Jewish or Eastern European?

By Marvin Olasky
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Humor | Did you hear the one about the poor peasant whose goat has died? The peasant catches a golden fish who tells him, “Ask for anything you want.” The peasant…

Weekend Reads: Leading, following, and submitting

Weekend Reads: Leading, following, and submitting

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership By John Maxwell When you’ve written more than 60 books, where do you find ideas…

Irish Protestant leader remembered for fiery sermons, political rhetoric

By Andrew Branch
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Obituary | Ian Paisley, one of Northern Ireland’s most fiery political and religious figureheads, died Friday at age 88. Through his church and his half century of…

The tragedy of false accusation

By Warren Cole Smith
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Religion | Because I sometimes write about Christian leaders who fall into scandal and sin, I was expecting the call. A reporter from the NBC affiliate in my hometown of…

About A Mile satisfies musically and spiritually

By Jeff Koch
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Music | Christian rockers About A Mile—whose name references the distance Jesus carried His cross—deliver a solid first effort with their self-titled debut album.

Air Force won’t let atheist airman skip God in enlistment oath

By Andrew Branch
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Religion | The Air Force has given an atheist airman until November to take his enlistment oath, which includes the phrase “so help me God.” If he refuses, he will…

Midday Roundup: Cruz walks out on gala to protest anti-Israel hecklers

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Walkout. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked off the stage at a gala dinner for Middle Eastern Christians after some in the crowd booed his pro-Israel remarks.

New York churches look to Iraq on 9/11

By Emily Belz
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Religion | Evangelicals in the city will gather to pray for persecuted Christians in the Middle East

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

One cheer for Sam Harris as he gives two cheers for Israel

By Marvin Olasky
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Israel | The American left is hugely anti-Israel. Sam Harris, with his strident “New Atheism,” is a hero to many on the left. That’s why his defense of Israel is…

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