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Conventional Thinking: Fighting ‘fetus fatigue’
Mar03

Conventional Thinking: Fighting ‘fetus fatigue’

A new term was coined recently: “fetus fatigue.” The term refers to pro-life Christians and others growing weary of the epic struggle to protect the unborn. In the past 42 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s infamous Roe v. Wade ruling effectively legalized abortion on demand in America, millions of Christians have engaged in many efforts to combat the unspeakable tragedy of abortion. In recent decades, Christians have shown a...

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Q&A with Albert Mohler & Russell Moore
Feb26

Q&A with Albert Mohler & Russell Moore

Key speakers for March 9-10 Conference on “The Gospel, Sexuality & The Church” The Baptist Messenger recently sat down with Albert Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, and Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, to talk about same-sex marriage and American culture. Both Southern Baptist Convention leaders will be coming to Oklahoma to be the key speakers for “The Gospel,...

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Conventional Thinking: ISIS, Muslims & the Gospel
Feb19

Conventional Thinking: ISIS, Muslims & the Gospel

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) yet again made headlines with their barbarous, murderous beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians. This jihadist group, which reportedly claims to follow Islam, is violently making a name for itself in the Middle East and around the world. Evangelist Franklin Graham responded this way to the ordeal: “Can you imagine the outcry if 21 Muslims had been beheaded by Christians? Where is the universal...

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Conventional Thinking: Sexual identity crisis—Part 2
Feb17

Conventional Thinking: Sexual identity crisis—Part 2

In his classic book, Men and Marriage, sociologist George Gilder argues that there really is no such thing as human beings. He says, instead, there are only men and women, males and females. To a certain degree, the biblical worldview affirms that conclusion, as God made a man (Adam) and a woman (Eve), from which all persons descended. Gilder’s point offers a helpful reminder that your sex—whether you are male or female—is one of the...

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Conventional Thinking: Sexual identity crisis
Feb10

Conventional Thinking: Sexual identity crisis

I recently attended my first-ever gender identity reveal party, in which the expectant mother and father revealed the sex of the baby. More and more couples are finding out whether it’s a boy or girl through ultrasound these days. At the same time, more and more in society are confused about their own sexual identity. Last June at the meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, messengers to the annual meeting took up the issue and...

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