Book Review: iGods by Craig Detweiler

This entry is part 25 of 25 in the series Book Reviews

  The Apostle Paul urges us not to be “conformed to this world” (Rom. 12:2, ESV). Paul recognized that interior is influenced by the exterior. Our hearts and minds within can be shaped by the things without. Our faith may be more influenced by the music we listen to and the movies we watch than […]

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Book Review: Unapologetic by Francis Spufford

This entry is part 24 of 25 in the series Book Reviews

    Francis Spufford has a six-year-old whose friends are going to call her weird and worse because she goes to church. Contempt for Christianity is even more common in Spufford’s country than in ours (he lives in Britain where less than six percent of people regularly attend church). His contemporaries view Christians as those […]

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When There’s No Room for Compromise

This entry is part 20 of 20 in the series Gospel

  What posture should the church take in our increasingly secular culture? How does the church win the hearts of a watching world? In Jesus’ day, religion offered four answers to those questions. The Zealots answered with “I will fight against you.” A group known as the Sadducees answered this question in this way: “I will […]

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Why Christians Must Give Up the Fight

This entry is part 19 of 20 in the series Gospel

  The church finds itself in a world still filled with many whose hearts are turned away from God. God has won our hearts. But there are still many who have not yet fallen for God. As a result, God has enlisted us to help. He partners with the church to woo the rest of […]

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