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Pentecost’s message for today: Unity and hope in a turbulent world

Explore the profound significance of Pentecost, a testament to the Holy Spirit's ability to unite and inspire love.

As Trump Hawks Bible, Debate Over ‘Christian America’ Spreads Outside Church

During the heyday of American churchgoing, some presidents sought to use religion to unite the country. In the age of Trump, it is one more thing to fight over.

Am I Resurrected Yet? Can I See Clearly Yet?

Many Christians believe that we must wait until after death and until a future end times to realize fully a resurrection. But some, including me, believe that the end times are always already with us, and that we are called to live a resurrected life now.

Valleypoint Marshallese Church Blends the Spiritual with Their Culture

A vibrant new congregation at Valleypoint Church is breathing fresh life into Marshallese traditions. Valleypoint Marshallese blends cultural heritage with a contemporary twist, crafting a welcoming space for youth and young adults to worship and explore their roots through a Southern Baptist lens.

The Embryo, the Image of God and Justice Tom Parker

Nick Gier writes about the recent Alabama Supreme Court decision to grant frozen embryos the same rights as children and the theological and judicial implications of that decision.

A Recent Baptism Said to a Child of LGBTQ+ Parents She Is Beloved by God and So Are Her Parents

Walter Hesford writes about a baptism he recently experienced in his church and how it took on new meaning for him in light of Idaho legislature's consideration of “The Higher Education Fairness Act," which calls for the end to all programs and offices that promote diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Alabama ruling on embryos claimed to be Christian. Christians aren’t so sure.

Since the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are children, theological opinions on IVF, let alone political ones, are difficult to ascertain and are far from universal across denominations.

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