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Review: The Gospel Comes with a House Key

In both life and Scripture, Christian hospitality is the place where truth is often revealed and people are exposed. And truth is edgy. Truth is divisive. Jesus died for the truth. Are we willing to live for it? Rosario’s first...

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Invite People Into Your Home

It takes courage to open your home to others, especially if you are not a social person. Our home is our sanctuary and many people keep that space all to themselves. But what if God entrusts our homes to...

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Speaking in Tongues: Ecstatic Babel or Foreign Language?

In his 2001 book Gift and Giver: The Holy Spirit for Today, biblical scholar Craig Keener tells the story of a man he had met in a charismatic church, who came up to him during congregational prayer and began...

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Can “Allah” and “God” Be Used Interchangeably?

For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO AN UNKNOWN GOD. So you are ignorant of the very thing you worship—and this is what I...

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Two Kinds of Tolerance

Guest post by Dr. Craig L. Blomberg Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. The one who...

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The “All or Nothing” Syndrome with Biblical Imprecision

Guest post by Dr. Craig L. Blomberg In the late 1970s, the “battle for the Bible” pitted inerrantists against others with a high view of Scripture but who stopped just short of belief in inerrancy. A common argument in...

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