Mark Goode

Long time staying

Religion | Richard Hornok expected to spend his life in ministry—but not all at one small church in Texas
by Charissa Koh
Posted 1/30/20, 02:20 pm

First in an occasional series on long ministry

Richard Hornok attended Dallas Theological Seminary and planned to become a pastor. Before graduating, he heard about a tiny church plant on the border of Texas and Arkansas, in a city called Texarkana. “It was basically just a little Bible study meeting on Sunday mornings,” he said. Hornok arrived at the church with his newly pregnant wife, Vicki, expecting to stay three or four years before moving on to bigger and better things. 

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Power players

Religion | A lack of understanding of evangelicalism weakens The Family
by Megan Basham
Posted 8/15/19, 04:25 pm

The new Netflix documentary series, The Family, could have been an insightful exploration of the poisoning effects of secrecy and political power on faith. Instead, it contributes to the divisive age we live in by turning common failings into Da Vinci Code–style conspiracies and subtly suggesting evangelicalism itself is a threat to the nation.

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A double divorce

Evangelicalism | The Joshua Harris tragedy reminds us to place our trust in Christ, not sinful man
by Janie B. Cheaney & R. Albert Mohler Jr.
Posted 8/03/19, 01:25 pm

Joshua Harris’ divorce from both his wife and Christianity stunned many evangelicals. Here are analyses written by WORLD Magazine columnist Janie B. Cheaney and WORLD News Group board member Albert Mohler, republished here with their permission. —Marvin Olasky

Joshua Harris and the perils of idolatry

By Janie B. Cheaney

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