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Why God Is Not Like Santa Claus

Three reasons common atheist arguments against God fail spectacularly.

A Mormon and an Atheist Debate: Can the Debate Between Theism and Atheism Be Resolved?

The third installment in a debate series between a devout Mormon and young atheist.

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4 Characteristics of Emotionally Healthy Churches

Pastors should follow these practices before making any hasty decisions.

When God Saves on Death Row

God put a death row inmate’s death on hold — and instead brought him an unlikely family.

The Church’s Sex Problem

Our sexuality does not compete with our spirituality — it completes it.

How to Pray More Strategically

This three-step strategy for prayer should maximize our results while minimizing our frustrations.

5 Ways Western Christianity Distorts God

Do you bear any un-Christlike misunderstandings of God?

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How Do Millennial New Yorkers Think About God?

I talked to hundreds of people in the Big Apple about God. Here’s what they said.

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When Trusting God Means Doing Nothing

Do I let my aging congregation be the church or do I try to change it?

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A Mormon and an Atheist Debate: Is God Required for Morality?

The first installment in a debate series between a devout Mormon and young atheist.

Why We Cannot Settle for a Secular Society

It is only a fear of God that can prevent cruelty and uphold our humanity.

I’m a Monster. So Are You. But There’s Hope!

We are all cracked and crooked, but God still rescues, restores, and re-creates us.

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Hell

You can doubt it, but no sane person can be indifferent to the prospect of hell.

Agnostics Anonymous

My religious transformation was difficult, but I’m grateful to know both sides of the spiritual coin.

How To: Go Deep with Your Bible Study

A step-by-step guide in applying Midrash to the words of Jesus.

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5 Ways to Talk to Your Kids About God

We must make sure our children know their worldview is a choice — one that is theirs to make.

5 Ways We Get God Wrong

We must be willing to rethink God in light of knowledge we didn’t have before.

If God Is Sovereign, Why Do We Still Pray?

The Bible is unambiguous — God is sovereign, and we are responsible.

Can You Serve Jesus and Still Enjoy Life?

A video Q&A with professor Michael Wittmer on the oneness of the Christian and human life.

What We Forget the Bible Says About God

There’s much to learn from the oft-ignored metaphors for God found in Scripture.