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December 03, 2021 00:30:41
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A Thumbnail Sketch of Islam of Christians

Dr. Gerald McDermott gives us a thorough and very helpful overview of Islam, the second biggest religion in the world. Read the full article from the CS Lewis Institute here. Recommended Reading: Nabeel Qureshi, Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity (Zondervan, 2014). Purchase on Amazon. ...

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November 19, 2021 00:28:46
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A Thumbnail Sketch of Buddhism for Christians

Dr. Gerald R. McDermott offers an insightful overview of the history, beliefs, and various schools of Buddhism. He helps Christian better understand their Buddhist neighbors and summarizes key similarities and differences between Buddhism and Christianity. Read the full article here. Recommended Reading: Tangible: Making God Known Through Deeds of Mercy and Words of Truth by Chris Sicks. NavPress, 2013. In Tangible, author and pastor Chris Sicks speaks from his heart and his years of reaching out to others. Through practical resoures, biblical examples, and vignettes about real people, this book will equip you to introduce hurting people to God through intentional deeds of kindness. When you enter the world of the suffering with real help, you will reflect the love of Christ--the most tangible proof of God's existence. Purchase your copy here.   ...

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November 05, 2021 00:12:40
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From Narnia to the Gospel

Turning Conversations about C.S. Lewis to the Topic He Loved Most If you’ve ever told someone that you’ve read something by C.S. Lewis or like his writing or have seen one of the Narnia movies, you may have found that many people have a positive view of him. In this article, Randy Newman identifies ways we can transition conversations about C.S. Lewis to conversations about Jesus Christ. Read the full article here. Recommended Reading: Joe Rigney - Live Like A Narnian: Christian Discipleship in Lewis's Chronicles. Amazon | Desiring God Ministries ...

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October 22, 2021 00:32:51
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The Joy of Generosity

We live in a culture that would have us believe that the way to happiness is to gain more—more money, more things, more pleasure. In this excerpt from his book Abundant: Experiencing the Incredible Journey of Generosity, Todd Harper explores what the Bible has to say about money, and how to experience the abundance God wants for us. Read more about the Joy of Generosity. Recommended Reading: Todd Harper, Experiencing the Incredible Journey of Generosity (Generous Giving, 2016). | Amazon ...

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October 08, 2021 00:22:50
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The Christian Story and our Longing for Relationship

According to Gregory Ganssle, the Christian story makes sense of our deepest longings. That is, the story that Christianity sets forth fits well with the things we value most and with the kinds of people we want to be. In this article, he develops one aspect of this fittingness, the centrality of relationships to our well-being. . . Read the full article. Recommended Reading: Gregory E. Ganssle, Our Deepest Desires: How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations (IVP Academic, 2017). InterVarsity Press | Amazon | Christian Book Distributers ...

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September 24, 2021 00:19:20
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The Remarkable Dorothy L. Sayers

Dorothy L. Sayers, author of sixteen novels, ten plays, six translations, and twenty-four works of non-fiction, was an accomplished writer in multiple genres. In this article, Lindsey Scholl notes that Sayers had a hard-hitting, humorous, competent style, and argues that reading her would benefit many Christians today, particularly those inclined to use their faith as a cover for sloppy thinking. Scholl introduces readers to the body of Sayers’ work, and also to her colorful, confrontational personality. Read the full article from Lindsay Scholl. Recommended Reading: Barbara Reynolds, Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul (St. Martin’s Press, 1997) Christian Book Distributors | Amazon ...

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