All posts tagged "Christian"

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    Remembering Bob Buford, the Christian Leader’s Leader

    Rick Warren, Matt Chandler, and other Christian leaders share how the innovative Leadership Network founder influenced their ministries. A businessman, philanthropist, management coach, and inspirational author, the late Bob Buford worked behind the scenes to build a legacy that quietly extends to some of the most prominent figures, organizations, and megachurches in...

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    Why Christian High Schools Are Filling with Atheist Students

    Foreign students offer US schools treasure in heaven and on earth. For most of Wheaton Academy’s 165-year history, it was a boarding school. Boarding was ended in the 1980s, then brought back—structured as host families—in 2006. “China had just started its student visas a year or two before,” said Brenda Vishanoff, vice...

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    Why Christian High Schools Are Filling with Atheist Students

    Foreign students offer US schools treasure in heaven and on earth. For most of Wheaton Academy’s 165-year history, it was a boarding school. Boarding was ended in the 1980s, then brought back—structured as host families—in 2006. “China had just started its student visas a year or two before,” said Brenda Vishanoff, vice...

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    How Larry Norman Became the Elvis Presley of Christian Rock

    His music inspired a generation of Jesus freaks, but he never shook the suspicion of being a wolf in sheep’s clothing. In 2014, John Darnielle, of the band the Mountain Goats, gave his first novel an obscure title—Wolf in White Van. In the book, the protagonist described watching the Trinity Broadcasting Network...

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    Christian Foster Parents Lose Kids over Easter Bunny. Court Disagrees.

    Canadian couple celebrate religious freedom victory: “We knew … God would take care of us.” An Ontario judge ruled this week that a foster agency violated a Protestant couple’s religious freedom rights when it opted to remove two children from their home and ban them from fostering over their refusal to teach...

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    Christian Foster Parents Lose Kids over Easter Bunny. Court Disagrees.

    Canadian couple celebrate religious freedom victory: “We knew … God would take care of us.” An Ontario judge ruled this week that a foster agency violated a Protestant couple’s religious freedom rights when it opted to remove two children from their home and ban them from fostering over their refusal to teach...

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    The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass

    The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society. As Frederick Douglass looked out on the boisterous crowd that had gathered to celebrate America’s independence, he thought of Psalm 137. By the rivers of Babylon we sat and wept when we remembered Zion. There on the poplars we hung our...

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    Christian Parents and Schools Have 529 Reasons to Like New Tax Law

    A Q+A on how college savings plans can now be used to pay for private K-12 tuition. Parents now have another way to save for Christian school tuition—and this one comes with tax benefits. Thanks to the GOP-led tax reforms, the 529 college savings vehicle—so named for the relevant section of the...

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    Christian Parents and Schools Have 529 Reasons to Like New Tax Law

    A Q+A on how college savings plans can now be used to pay for private K-12 tuition. Parents now have another way to save for Christian school tuition—and this one comes with tax benefits. Thanks to the GOP-led tax reforms, the 529 college savings vehicle—so named for the relevant section of the...

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    Giving God the (Olympic) Glory: Christian Athletes to Watch in PyeongChang

    These athletes walked with God along the arduous road to the Olympics. Winter Olympic sports take strength, grace, speed, precision, and incredible courage. For many of the athletes we’re about to see in PyeongChang, South Korea, those qualities are bolstered by their faith in God, which has seen them through their darkest...