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Andy Miller, the happy Salvation Army warrior, dies at 87

Commissioner Andy Miller, a close friend of my wife Debbie’s and the entire Payton family, and beloved throughout The Salvation Army world, died this morning after a long decline, in suburban Atlanta.  A former U.S. National Commander of the Army, … Continue reading

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Chuck Colson on absolute truth about God, in Slate

There is a fascinating interview with Chuck Colson at the Slate blog, conducted by Kathryn Schulz, author of Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error. One section deals with exclusivity of truth. Our culture is most critical of orthodox … Continue reading

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50 Million Christians–In India

Key Christian leaders in India are reaching their nation, according to the Billion Soul network. In the last 30 years, the Christian population has swelled from less than 24 million to almost 50 million people, at a rate of almost … Continue reading

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Global Conference for Unreached People Groups to Feature J. Hudson Taylor IV, Philip Jenkins

The Finish Line Conference at Church of God HQ, Oct. 27-28 ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2009–J. Hudson Taylor IV, great grandson and namesake of the pioneering missionary to China, will head an impressive list of speakers at The Finish Line, … Continue reading

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Likely the Most Diverse Christian Pastors’ Conference in History

More than 40 Christian leaders and pastors from every continent will teach evangelistic and networking strategies at what certainly must be the most denominationally and internationally diverse pastors’ conference in history: Synergize 2, January 19-21, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. The … Continue reading

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Is God Boring? Not so, says James O. Davis in Gutenberg to Google

“The power of the presentation is derived by the person who gives it. If the preacher is boring to the congregation, people will think God is boring.” From Gutenberg to Google by Dr. James O. Davis

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Sinful Preaching? From Gutenberg to Google by James O. Davis

“I have become convinced of what I learned in my first year of seminary, that it is a sin to bore people with the Gospel.” From Gutenberg to Google, by James O. Davis

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LifeQwest Still Saving Street Kids in Mongolia

When my wife and I visited Mongolia in 2004 with LifeQwest founders Jerry and Susan Smith, we were shocked by the unimaginable conditions for the homeless and indigent, primarily because of the dangerous cold. We were also greatly impressed by … Continue reading

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A Great Resource for Those Preaching about the One Who is Before Gutenberg and After Google.

I just finished a new book on communications by longtime preacher and uber-organizer of Christian meetings, James O. Davis, now president of Second Billion Ministries. Gutenberg to Google, 20 Indispensible Laws of Communication is a lively and interesting discussion of … Continue reading

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Evangelicals are Alive and Well

Don’t believe what you hear about the decline of the evangelicals. There isn’t a more potent force in American life and society than active, believing evangelical Christians, marked by their vibrant faith, clear expression of their beliefs, biblically informed habits, … Continue reading

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