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Apr 13, 2024
Nationalists Seek to Make Nepal Hindu Again
  More than 15 years after Nepal officially became a secular democracy, the former Hindu monarchy may have a religious extremism problem, incited and aggravated by its closest neighbor.   In an alarming development, Indian Hindutva ideology and politics have begun to spread throughout the country, as local experts and journalists report. This proliferation has resulted in a recent spate of attacks...
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Apr 13, 2024
Christians in the Former Hindu Kingdom Feel Pressured Anew by Imported Hindu Nationalism
  More than 15 years after Nepal officially became a secular democracy, the former Hindu monarchy may have a religious extremism problem, incited and aggravated by its closest neighbor.   In an alarming development, Indian Hindutva ideology and politics have begun to spread throughout the country, as local experts and journalists report. This proliferation has resulted in a recent spate of attacks...
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Apr 13, 2024
Chuck Swindoll Steps Down as Senior Pastor, but Won’t Retire
  Chuck Swindoll has said that pastors should never retire, and the 89-year-old wont be stepping away from the pulpit even as his church welcomes his successor.   Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, announced this week that Swindoll will transition to founding pastor, continuing to preach on Sundays, as Jonathan Murphy becomes its senior pastor on May 1.   This is a...
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Apr 13, 2024
Flying the Unfriendly Skies
  The best scenes in Masters of the Air, a nine-part series on Apple TV, arrive at 25,000 feet, as squadrons of B-17 Flying Fortresses cruise in formation to bomb Germany during World War II. Oxygen masks strapped on, the crews man their posts and brace for flak and Luftwaffe fighter planes. The ball turret gunner squeezes into his glass globe...
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Apr 13, 2024
Rules for Royalists
  Since the smash hit of Jordan B. Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life, publishers have been looking for other notable figures who might provide self-help for young, conservative men. I reviewed another such entry for Law Liberty, and now I turn to one by Eduard Habsburg, from the storied European aristocratic family that once ruled over half of Europe, most of...
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Apr 13, 2024
Learning to Cast Our Cares
  Learning to Cast Our Cares   By: Anne Peterson   Casting all your care upon him; for he cares for you. - 1 Peter 5:7   I could tell Mike was aggravated. There didn’t seem to be enough money at the end of the month to take care of the bills. I could see it erode his self-confidence. But it reminded me of...
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Apr 13, 2024
More Porridge? Senegal Christians Debate Exchanging Holiday Foods with Muslims
  Muslims in Senegal love to share meat. Its Christians share porridge.   Ending their monthlong Ramadan fast this week, the faithful in the Muslim-majority West African nation invited Christian friends to celebrate Korite (Eid al-Fitr), focus on forgiveness and reconciliation, and serve a wholesome meal of chicken.   A little over two months later during Tabaski (Eid al-Adha), the mutton from sheep...
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Apr 13, 2024
Baptists Call on House Speaker Mike Johnson to Stand with Ukraine
  Southern Baptist leaders have written to US House Speaker Mike Johnson, a member and former official of their denomination, urging him to support Ukraine in Russias war against its Eastern European neighbor.   As you consider efforts to support Ukraine, we humbly ask that you consider the plight of Christians, wrote the leaders, who either have ties to the SBCs Southwestern...
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Apr 13, 2024
Some Evangelicals Want a Third
  Charlie Richert would really like to stop voting for his dad.   But in the last couple presidential election cycles, the 30-year-old attorney in Indianapolis has been unable to square his conscience with picking either the Republican or Democratic party nominee, so hes resorted to writing in a name.   Theres no way I can escape having my faith inform how I...
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Apr 13, 2024
Rethinking Thinking
  You find yourself in a bar, deeply engaged in a discussion with a friend over a public policy issue. You hold your position with confidence, convinced beyond doubt that theres no room for debate. Every article you have read, every news segment you have watched, and every conversation you have had in the past month regarding this issue has reinforced...
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Apr 13, 2024
Redemption through His Blood (John 11:25)
  Redemption through His Blood   By Lynette Kittle   “In Him, we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.”– John 11:25   I love the picture Revelation 1:5 describes Jesus as “Him who loved us, and washed us from our sins in His own blood.”   It reminds me of how as a young...
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Apr 13, 2024
Is There a “Post” in Post
  Liberalism has faced strong intellectual headwinds since 2008. The collapse of the financial system did not just rock consumer confidence but the political system on which it was founded. Ever since, we have witnessed rising concern about the state of liberalism in America, creating a genuine fear of backsliding. Could a political order again emerge that sees inequality between peoples...
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