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Why 'Evangelicals' Lag Behind on Women Leaders - Part 2
Why 'Evangelicals' Lag Behind on Women Leaders - Part 2

By: Beth Allison Barr Men lead, women follow, the Bible says so: This is what evangelicals have believed - that the Bible dictates permanent and divinely ordained roles for men and women. But what if the Bible doesn't say so?

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Spiritual Reflections on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
Spiritual Reflections on 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'

By: Ircel Harrison The latest Star Wars chapter, "The Last Jedi," is an entertaining visual treat that offers some spiritual reflections for Christians. Keeping the spoilers to a minimum, here are a few of them.

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10 Personal, Professional Goals for 2018 - More or Less
10 Personal, Professional Goals for 2018 - More or Less

By: Barry Howard It's a new year, a time for clean slates and new beginnings. What are your goals for 2018? Here are 10 personal and professional goals for you to target for the new year. Check out No. 6.

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Why 'Evangelicals' Lag Behind on Women Leaders - Part 1
Why 'Evangelicals' Lag Behind on Women Leaders - Part 1

By: Beth Allison Barr While Americans are becoming more comfortable with women in leadership roles and more understanding of the significant obstacles women face in the workplace, evangelicals lag behind.

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Biculturalism Can Help Minorities in Dominant Cultures
Biculturalism Can Help Minorities in Dominant Cultures

By: Leroy Seat Being or becoming bicultural can provide insight for living as a minority in a dominant culture. While it can cause problems for some individuals, most experience far more benefits than difficulties.

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4 Common Myths About Christian Veterans - Busted
4 Common Myths About Christian Veterans - Busted

By: Charles McGathy The opinions of some regarding veterans, especially as their issues interact with the Christian community, are too often ill-informed and sometimes oppositional to the actual truth. Let's bust 4 of those myths.

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Beware Half-Truths That Endanger Our Planet
Beware Half-Truths That Endanger Our Planet

By: Zach Dawes Some people may make seemingly convincing arguments that more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is ultimately beneficial for our planet, but such statements rely on grains of truth connected to faulty conclusions.

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3 Things Your Church Can Do to Curb Hunger, Obesity
3 Things Your Church Can Do to Curb Hunger, Obesity

By: Zach Dawes On numerous fronts, hunger and obesity are reaching alarming numbers, yet the relationship between malnourishment and obesity is complex. Here are 3 things your church can do to combat these trends.

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In Seeking Truth, Beware Those Who Use 'Bold Subterfuge'
In Seeking Truth, Beware Those Who Use 'Bold Subterfuge'

By: Larry Eubanks Getting at the truth has always been a challenge, even when everyone plays by the rules and honestly seeks truth. Others practice "bold subterfuging," intentionally lying to gather more money or power for themselves.

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When Communities Form by Demonizing Outsiders
When Communities Form by Demonizing Outsiders

By: Ron Rolheiser Many churches and civic communities forge a bond within their own ranks by demonizing others, but that path is neither the way of Jesus nor the way of human maturity.

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The Cure for Internet Venom: Let's Listen to Each Other
The Cure for Internet Venom: Let's Listen to Each Other

By: Michael Helms Technology has done more to divide us than unite us. There is no substitute for knowing that someone really cares what you have to say and wants to listen to you say it, even if the person has an opposing view.

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Seeking Better Discourse Above Social Media's Din
Seeking Better Discourse Above Social Media's Din

By: James Gordon In our social media culture, the loudest voices are heard, the most attention grabbing sound bites absorbed, the least complex and easiest grasped explanations seized on. Can the church bring a higher standard of discourse?

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Black History Helps Us Appreciate Our Full History
Black History Helps Us Appreciate Our Full History

By: Robert Guffey Black History Month is an opportunity to tell the whole story of our nation's history. We all benefit by an honest telling of our past and our present made by people of all races and backgrounds.

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8 Reflections from Faith-and-Immigration Documentary
8 Reflections from Faith-and-Immigration Documentary

By: Cliff Vaughn With the abundance of news about immigrants, migrants and refugees, I reflected back on January 2011 when I worked on EthicsDaily.com's "Gospel Without Borders." Here's what has stuck with me.

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How Your Church Can Oppose Crime of Human Trafficking
How Your Church Can Oppose Crime of Human Trafficking

By: Jennifer Allmon Scripture reminds us that God expects us to protect the most vulnerable among us. Today, these vulnerable people are among us as modern-day slaves, held in bondage here in the U.S. What can your church do?

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Wisdom, Prayer Needed to Oppose Sex Trafficking
Wisdom, Prayer Needed to Oppose Sex Trafficking

By: Tomi Grover The Super Bowl provides many advocates with a single event where heightened attention is given to human trafficking, but our understanding about working in this arena must be biblically informed by wisdom.

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Game Show Reflects Society's Worship of Money
Game Show Reflects Society's Worship of Money

By: Matt Sapp After watching NBC's new prime-time game show, "The Wall," any reasonable observer can only come to one conclusion: We worship money and pray at the altar of good fortune.

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What I Recall about 1966's Tribal Atrocities in Nigeria
What I Recall about 1966's Tribal Atrocities in Nigeria

By: Carolyn Wynstra I was only 21 years old when I arrived in Nigeria for my first teaching assignment. I still remember the roar of the masses coming from downtown Jos when the killings and ransacking of homes began.

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Standing on the Shoulders of Unnamed Heroes
Standing on the Shoulders of Unnamed Heroes

By: Colin Harris For Martin Luther King Jr., the heroes of the civil rights movement were the unnamed thousands who endured taunts and threats as they called us to live out our creed. This holiday is a tribute to them too.

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What King Taught Us About How To See One Another
What King Taught Us About How To See One Another

By: Alan Cross As we remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., we remember that King did not just call us to come together. Rather, he challenged the reasons why we were apart in the first place.

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Artistic Expression: Finding Faith in the Secular
Artistic Expression: Finding Faith in the Secular

By: Ircel Harrison Most creative works deal with issues of meaning and existence. To engage our culture, Christians must interpret these works on a deeper level and dialogue with creators and consumers of art in all its forms.

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4 Steps You Can Take to Thwart Human Trafficking
4 Steps You Can Take to Thwart Human Trafficking

By: Stacy Blackmon Some folks may feel that human trafficking is too big of a problem for them to offer any help. But individuals, small groups, even churches can play a vital role in stopping human trafficking in its tracks.

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The Thin Line Between Prostitution and Sex Trafficking
The Thin Line Between Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

By: Valerie Carter Unlike sex-trafficked victims, society, including the church, does not look favorably upon those in the business of prostitution. But there's a thin line between the two, and our thinking must change.

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Fake News Highlights Our Epidemic Distortion Infection
Fake News Highlights Our Epidemic Distortion Infection

By: Colin Harris We're all aware of the "fake news" phenomenon, but a broader look at our society reveals a range of distortion that's been detrimental to our common life much longer than our current fake-news problem.

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Why You Must Do More Than Wish for 'Peace' on Earth
Why You Must Do More Than Wish for 'Peace' on Earth

By: Stuart Blythe A few days before Christmas, a terrorist attack rocked a Christmas market in Berlin. When Christians gather on Christmas to seek peace on earth, will we remember that we cannot wish for peace? We must work for it.

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