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What Is the Slave Bible? Who Made it and Why?
Slave owners worried Bible verses about freedom would incite their African slaves to rebel. On the other hand, certain passages of Scripture encouraged submission to authority. Rather than withholding the entire Bible, some masters allowed their slaves to have the Slave Bible, which was compiled from selected parts of God’s word to inspire submission.
- Pat Robertson's Presidential Bid
Thank God for Jose Altuve: An Athlete We Can Look Up To
I love improbable success stories. And even more, I love it when the person who has succeeded recognizes his story’s Author.
Vandalizing Europe’s Christian Past: The Old World’s Ignorant New Religion
The word “vandalism” comes from the Vandals, a Germanic tribe that sacked Rome in the middle of the 5th century. These “barbarians,” as Roman writers called them, actually behaved much better than their name might suggest. For example, they spared the lives of most of Rome’s citizens and left her buildings standing—including, notably, Christian churches. This was because the Vandals themselves claimed the name of Christ—although their theology was of a type condemned by orthodox Christians.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Marking 50 Years of Transformation
Fifty years ago, Joni Eareckson Tada’s life changed forever. And since then, God has used her transform the lives of countless others.
One Race, One Faith: Reconciliation and Revival
It’ll be a tall climb to bring about racial reconciliation—even in the Church. But one group has its hiking shoes on.
Can Anything Compare to a Mother's Love?
There is nothing like a mother’s love for her child. If Webster had given it more thought, surely he would have defined the word "mother" as, "The most dependable source of honesty known to man..."
- Muslim Militants Target Clergy in Philippines
What Kind of Ambassador?
A good ambassador delivers his leader's message with wisdom and diplomacy. What kind of ambassador for Christ are you?
- Unstringing the Violinist: Dismantling a Common Argument for Abortion