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    Russell Moore: Engaging Culture without Losing the Gospel

    In Russell Moore's recent book, Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel, he argues Christians need to refocus their efforts on true Christian principles and less on preserving cultural norms. This week, we speak to Mr. Moore who is the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.   Read More...

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    The Power of the Local Church with Pastor Kirt Wiggins

    This week on Lawyers for Jesus Radio, we speak to Pastor Kirt Wiggins of Pathway Community Church in Elmhurst, IL discussing his church's work to redeem the culture in their local community.Tune in Saturdays at 3:00 pm on AM 1160 for Lawyers for Jesus Radio. Each week, the attorneys from Mauck & Baker will cover a variety of topics relating to the Gospel in law and in the marketplace.  Listen live to AM 1160 by clicking here. Find the Lawyers for Jesus podcast on&nbs...  Read More...

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    Transforming Culture with Dr. Andrew Sandlin

    Should Christians work to transform the culture? And perhaps more difficult to answer, how is this done? This week, we talk to Dr.   Read More...

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    Norway’s Parental Rights Down the Rabbit Hole, America Next?

     In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll, published his famous novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Readers then and now continue to be mystified by a narrative that can only be described as illogical and wholly irrational. The novel introduced readers to a world of such absurdity that it helped launch the phenomenon now known as the literary-nonsense genre. Lately, another story has been unfolding rivaling even Carrol’s work within the same genre.   Read More...

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    Christian “Indoctrination” Prompts Norwegian Government to Remove Children from Family

    On November 16, 2015, Norway’s child services, Barnevernet, removed five children from a Romanian family after a school official expressed concern about the family’s Christian beliefs, including the belief that God punishes sin. Government documents charged the parents with being “radical Christians who were indoctrinating their children."   According to the Christian Post, Ruth and Marius Bodnariu have been denied due process and the five children, including an infant, were ...  Read More...

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    It's a Wonderful Life and the Value of a Church

    It is Christmas season, and many of us will follow the old ritual of watching It’s a Wonderful Life. There George Bailey, after pouring himself out for his community in the grips of the Depression, thinks he has made no difference and despairs of life. That is, until Clarence the angel sets him straight as to what would have happened had he not been there.  In light of the increasing trend in recent years for local governments to attempt to keep religious institutions out of their communiti...  Read More...

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    Jesus at the Courthouse

    Did you know that Jesus prayed and ministered to people in front of his local courthouse? He did, and he did it often. In fact, one can safely say the local courthouse, which was the temple in His day, was one of Jesus’ favorite places to reach people.   Read More...

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    Boys in My Girl’s Bathroom!?

    Sacrificing God's Gifts to the Idols of Self and StateMy wife and I have three children—two boys and a girl. Male and female God created them. My little girl currently weighs about three pounds and spends her evenings kicking my wife, who is due in July.   Read More...

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    A Tale of Christmas Past

    With Christmas approaching, the thoughts of many are consumed with last minute shopping, holiday events, family gatherings, and perhaps even the birth of Messiah. Yet, for many Eastern Europeans, this time of the year is significant for still another reason. December 16, 2014, marks the 25th anniversary of the Romanian Revolution.   Read More...