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A weekend with Luis

Evangelism | Lessons from the famous evangelist’s message to a gathering of unbelievers
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/11/21, 04:18 pm

I met Luis Palau, who died Thursday, in December 1997 at a most unlikely place: the annual “Renaissance Weekend” talkfests leading up to New Year’s Day that Bill and Hillary Clinton used to headline. In 1997 about 1,300 people—including sexologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Apollo astronaut Walt Cunningham, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and a passel of celebrities, corporate CEOs, and cabinet secretaries—hung out at fancy hotels at Hilton Head, S.C.  

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Illustration by Zé Otavio

A call to thrive

Q&A | A pastoral perspective on faith, politics, Hispanic values, and moving beyond survival mode
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/25/21, 01:13 pm

Samuel Rodriguez, 51, is president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and an Assemblies of God pastor in Sacramento, Calif. Here are edited excerpts of our Dec. 18 conversation. 

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Crisis of faith

Cover story | How can Christians prevent political passion from turning to unholy furor?
by Jamie Dean
Posted 1/28/21, 07:13 am

On the morning after the Capitol Hill riots, preacher Jeremiah Johnson posted a public apology on his namesake ministry’s website: “I would like to repent for inaccurately prophesying that Donald Trump would win a second term as the President of the United States.”

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