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Hope: Marching to the beat of the march of Providence

Many Christians in America are right now feeling very discouraged about the next four years. Neither of the two presidential picks from the two major parties are anything to get terribly excited about. It’s at moments like these when many Christians get depressed and are tempted to lose hope of advancing Christ’s Kingdom. We are tempted to run away or hide in the hills, to abandon the fight, to become mere spectators from a safe distance. If we stop caring about the setbacks, we reason, then maybe it won’t hurt as much when they come. We pick […]

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Christian Conflict Resolution, Part 4: God's Procedure for Addressing Offenses & Sins

Since the Church is composed of sinners saved by grace on their way to sanctification, it's no surprise that we observe contentions going on in the Church as early as the first century. The Apostle Paul wrote to the church in Galatia, "If ye bite and devour one another, take heed lest ye be consumed one of another." Jonathan Edwards, in his message [...]

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Were the founding fathers egalitarians? What did they mean by "all men are created equal"?

Did they mean that all men are equal in all matters? For example, did they mean that all men were born into equal social position? Did they mean that all men are born into equal financial situations? Experience would deny those interpretations. The founders themselves recognized from their own experience in many of their writings that different men were born into different situations. […]

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The Band of Brothers' 10 Secrets of Leadership

Do you want to be a leader? We certainly need Christian leaders today. What did Jesus say about the characteristics of a leader? Many good examples of Christian leadership may be found from the life Major Richard Winters, who served as the field officer and later the battalion commander over Easy Company, a division of the 101st Airborne during World War II. Easy Company found itself behind enemy lines surrounded by Nazis on multiple occasions. They fought in the Battle of Normandy, the Battle of Carenteen, and Operation Market Garden. They later became immortalized in Stephen Ambrose’s book "Band of Brothers," and the television mini-series that followed. […]

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New "Edified" episode with Chocolate Knox: Is it just about "the Gospel"?

Praise the Lord! You're saved! … Now what? In this new broadcast of "Edified" from Crown Rights Media with Chocolate Knox, we addressed the question of "What is the Gospel?" and "What are we supposed to be doing after salvation?"

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Machiavellianism in Christianity: An Answer to Robert Greene's 'The 48 Laws of Power'

Robert Greene's best-selling 'The 48 Laws of Power' re-packages the humanistic Machiavellian philosophy for a new generation, but to what extent has the humanistic philosophy of the Niccolò Machiavelli's 'The Prince' seeped into the Church's orthopraxy? Why do so many Christian ministries which claim to believe in the sovereignty of God seem to put more […]

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