Blending in with the culture

In the previous articles in this series we talked about why we do not view where we live with the same focus and intensity as we do when we go to other countries for missions because we spend all of our time focused on making this life our home.  But

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The Problem with Getting too Comfortable

In the previous article we discussed how we do not need to go to other countries to do missions, but that our mission field is right here, where we live and work and spend our day to day life.  But we don’t see the area we live in as our

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Picking A Translation

Book Reviewed:  How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth By: Gordon D. Lee; Mark L. Strauss Purchase Links: Westminster  Or  Amazon There are tons of bible translations on the market today. Why? Does commercialism drive the choice to produce a number of translations? Is it personal preference? Is there

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Done with the old self

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. – Colossians 3:8-10 One thing struck out at me

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There is Freedom from Porn Addiction!!!

Machew is a guest writer for ETM, and as such the views expressed in this article may not be the views of ETM and its staff. My Testimony: I used to be a porn addict from my high school years to my third year of college, 1 year into being

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Men and the Decline of Marriage in the US

This is a brief editorial on a pressing issue in United States culture: Sexual Purity. A February 2012 NY Times article “Young Mothers Describe Marriage’s Fading Allure,” suggests the attraction of marriage is not what it once was for many young mothers. My heart broke at the resounding theme of this article: women do not

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