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13 Contrasts Between American and Biblical Christianity

By Joseph Mattera It has been evident to numerous Biblical scholars that often (if not most of the time) believers (including preachers) interpret the Bible through the lens of their culture. This has resulted in many beliefs, doctrines and practices prevalent in the church that are not in accord with the clear teaching of Scripture. […]

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The Danger of Celebrating Halloween

The Danger of Celebrating Halloween Kimberly Daniels Halloween-October 31-is considered a holiday in the United States. In fact, it rivals Christmas with regard to how widely celebrated it is. Stores that sell only Halloween-related paraphernalia open up a few months before the day and close shortly after it ends. But is Halloween a holiday that […]

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The Unchurched American

THE UNCHURCHED AMERICAN BY GEORGE GALLUP, JR. Some 81 million American adults are not members of any church or religious institution. Moreover, many churches are experiencing continuing decline in membership. What can local congregations do to encourage the “unchurched’ – many of whom are apparently strong believers – to become part of the community of active worshippers? To gain […]

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