James Taiwo

Jesus Christ encouraged his disciples to invest their resources towards heaven in order to reap eternal benefits from God. Christ narrated a story to buttress his point and said, “The ground of a certain rich man yielded plentifully. And he thought within himself, saying, ‘What shall I do, since I have no room to store...

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New Testament scholar Craig Keener investigates contemporary accounts of “signs and wonders,” while suggesting that many grounds for skepticism are behind the times. In the halls of the academy as well as on the street, there is no more controversial aspect of the Bible than its accounts of miracles. Skepticism about supernatural intervention in human...

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Even faith-based education has less impact than religious attendance. Public health expert Tyler VanderWeele, who coauthored the cover story for our November print issue, recently analyzed how four school categories—public, private, religious, and homeschool—might affect the long-term well-being of adolescents. VanderWeele and his team at Harvard examined a large swath of data, collected over more...

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Music ministry has always been demanding, but the past two years have made it unsustainable for some. Dianna Holden had been looking for an opportunity to step down as her church’s worship leader for a few years. After 27 years of serving, Holden felt like she was drawing from an empty well. “I loved the...

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But the former Liberty president is a cautionary tale for cultural Christianity. This piece was adapted from Russell Moore’s newsletter. Subscribe here. Over the past week, countless friends texted me a Vanity Fair profile of former Liberty University chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr., featuring an extended interview with the man who went from being a kingmaker...

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Christians prepare to open their homes and houses of worship if believers have to flee the eastern border. Baptists in Western Ukraine have made plans to shelter fellow believers in the case of a Russian invasion at Ukraine’s eastern border, a Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary graduate who now leads a Baptist seminary in Ukraine told...

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As a new history of high-profile converts illustrates, those who find (or change) faith can’t opt out of being seen. When I was a child, our church had a children’s choir for a special event one year. I don’t like being up front and having everyone look at me, so I got permission to sit...

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In preventing care for unaccompanied minors, Florida’s governor is interfering with US law and religious freedoms. In December, Florida governor Ron DeSantis issued an “emergency rule” blocking the issuance and renewal of state licenses for organizations that serve unaccompanied migrant children, including many faith-based organizations. Recently, Floridian evangelical pastors joined other religious leaders and laypeople...

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Online myths and misinformation are becoming more of a distraction from their work. When Alia Dewees conducts seminars about the scourge of sex trafficking and its prevention, there’s one group of people more likely than others to quiz her about the furniture and décor company Wayfair selling missing children or kids being smuggled through tunnels...

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A Black History Month conversation about memory, legacy, and faith. God teaches many things through the stories of those who have gone before us, and the history of Black Americans is filled with lessons of courage, perseverance, and faith. On February 10 at 1 pm CST, contributing writers from the new devotional booklet On the...

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Arizona school aims to continue expanding campus and increasing in-person enrollments. Three years and five months after transitioning to nonprofit status, Grand Canyon University (GCU) has successfully sold off $1.2 billion of debt. The milestone marks a major step in a very unusual journey for a Christian school. One of the nation’s largest Christian universities,...

James Taiwo

Joshua the servant of God recounted his experience with God after he had lived 110 years, and had witnessed his faithfulness among Israelites. Joshua had seen how God miraculously led his people out of Egypt and brought them to the Promised Land. The Israelites’ leader then advised his people to ensure they observe God’s laws...

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