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Why We Don’t Need to Fear the Moment of Our Death

This is comforting. “Though as believers we know that Heaven awaits us after death, many of us still wonder about or fear the moment of death. What will it be like? Will it be frightening to experience the soul’s departure from the body?”

Age of Minority (Audio)

In this episode of the Age of Minority podcast, Jaquelle and Sean Crowe discuss my series “Advance!” I may be of some interest to younger Christians.

A Tribute to Mothers Who Send Their Children Into Missions

“I sat listening in a room filled with mothers of missionaries as they shared their stories. At first their words mirrored that of most mothers whose children were grown and gone, laughing about the fingernail polish stain that remains in the carpet to this day, or the clanging noise the dryer still makes years after the rocks fell out of their little boys’ jean pockets. Each memory was tethered to a story, and each story had exponentially grown in value as the years passed.”

Marriage Wounds

Here’s a neat little article about marriage.

Why First-Born Children Are Better Leaders

Here’s one of those things you know by observation, but now it’s backed up by studies.

Pro-Lifers: Get Out of Medicine!

Is this alarmism or the future? “Bioethicists and other medical elites have launched a frontal assault against doctors seeking to practice their professions under the values established by the Hippocratic Oath. The campaign’s goal? To force doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and others in the health field who hold pro-life or orthodox religious views to choose between their careers and their convictions.”

The World’s Persecution Problem

Christianity Today tries to make sense of the numbers of persecuted Christians in the world.

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Flashback: 8 Items for Christian Parents to Ponder

The old Puritan John Flavel offers these 8 considerations to Christian parents, asking that you would ponder each one and allow them to motivate you to call your children to respond to the gospel.

It must not content us to take our bodies to church if we leave our hearts at home. —J.C. Ryle