Oscars reveal the faith of Matthew McConaughey

Awards ceremonies give us a glimpse into the ever-changing world of pop culture. Not only do we get to see the winners react, but it is always entertaining to compare established icons and new voices share a moment that may encapsulate a lifetime of effort or be their 15 minutes of fame. Acceptance speeches are […]

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Macrotrend: Inevitable Clash of Islam and Christianity

  Islam and Christianity have long been at odds as two dominant expansionary world religions, but geography has allowed some distance between the two faiths. As population increases and our world becomes more globalized, it is inevitable that the two religions will be swept toward each other with its devotees forced to face off not […]

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Spiritually Homeless Youth

Spiritually Homeless Teen

In his book You Lost Me, David Kinnaman—president of the Barna Group—divides once church-going Millennials into three types of spiritual journeyers: “nomads,” “prodigals” and “exiles.” Despite church homes stalwartly flashing the “welcome” sign, many youth are exiting the building to strap on backpacks and opt for a mobile life, leaving them spiritually homeless. The next generation […]

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Egyptian Uprising Offers New Day for Church

View of the Mosques of Sultan Hassan and Al-Rifai in Cairo - Egypt

The Arab Spring quickly became the winter of discontent for most of the Middle East as Arab strongmen were toppled and in many cases replaced by fundamentalists.  Nowhere has this been more true than in Egypt, where just this week, the military that had controlled the nation for decades under Sadat and Mubarak, retook power […]

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