Illustration by Krieg Barrie

Moms on campus

Religion | We love when members put into practice the things they’ve read
by Joel Belz
Posted 11/08/16, 08:49 pm

In all my years at this desk, nothing gives me more pleasure than to hear from one of you readers with a report on how you, after reading in our pages about some worthy enterprise, went out and imitated what you’d read here. The writer of the book of Hebrews calls that “provoking” each other to good works.

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Keeping the light on

Faith & Inspiration | Christians must resist the pressure to approve of sexual sin
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 10/28/16, 01:00 am

The scene: An antebellum mansion serving as a Christian retreat house in the semi-countryside. A small staff and 15 other sojourners, all singles and mostly in their 20s, who had come for a longer stay as students, some local, some less local, one from Canada and one from the Netherlands.

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A tent peg in stubborn soil

Faith & Inspiration | Though blown and battered, the church of God will hold secure
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 10/14/16, 01:00 am

Rod Dreher, a writer and editor at The American Conservative, is looking into the future and doesn’t like what he sees. “The Coming Christian Collapse” names three trends that will spell doom for the church in America unless—well, Dreher sees no “unless.” We’re doomed.

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