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The Church of England’s pick-and-mix approach to biblical truth only confirms my decision to leave

The pick-and-mix approach to biblical truth in the Church of England's latest report on human sexuality, Living in Love and Faith, certainly confirms my decision to leave the denomination, which I did last year after serving for 23 years as an ordained minister. In a recent article, the executive secretary of Anglican Mainstream, Andrew Symes, has... Read more

Franklin Graham: Pray that God Will ‘Help Us Know the Truth’ about Election Fraud Claims

Franklin Graham: Pray that God Will 'Help Us Know the Truth' about Election Fraud Claims Evangelist Franklin Graham is asking Americans to pray for the truth to be known about allegations of election fraud, no matter the outcome.Graham, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, made the comments on... Read more

The Vow: Stories of Truth and Deception – Christ and Pop Culture

Every other Tuesday inStoried,K. B. Hoyleexplores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. Im positive Allison Mack did not set out to be a sex trafficker. The perky Smallville actress with her blonde pixie cut and infectious smile was already an established child actress with a passion... Read more

Obedience Strategy: Truth of Faith – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of November 9

Obedience Strategy: Truth of Faith Part 2By Margaret D. MitchellWeek of November 8, 2020[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn9UIsVbQEA[/embed]Gods truth of faith is that His truth is certain to bring to pass that which He put in us to believe, as we trust and obey Him.We can count on this in regards to our personal lives and even in healing... Read more

Obedience Strategy: Truth of Faith – God’s Love at Work – Week of November 1

Obedience Strategy: Truth of FaithBy Margaret D MitchellWeek of November 1, 2020[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVcvwG6jbEA[/embed]Gods truth is ever faithful.Psalm 12:6 TPT tells us "For every word God speaks is sure and every promise pure. His truth is tested, found to be flawless, and ever faithful. Its as pure as silver refined seven times in a crucible of clay."The... Read more

Steps to Truth | Devotional by Christa Hardin

Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, But those who deal faithfully are His delight. Proverbs 12:22 (NASB) I dont know what to do, Lord, Jim prayed fervently. Without stopping to listen to God, he thought about how he wasnt feeling well enough to go to work. It had happened before and he had... Read more

Inconvenient Truth | Thoughts about God by Mike Woodard

Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. Matthew... Read more

How to Love Truth in a Fake News World | RELEVANT

Editor’s Note: On Friday morning, President Donald Trump retweeted a story from the satirical news site the Babylon Bee, apparently thinking it was real. It’s a good reminder for all of us to pay attention to the news we share and champion the truth in everything we do. It’s strange to live in a world... Read more

‘Alarming’: 52 Percent of Evangelical Churchgoers Reject Absolute Moral Truth

'Alarming': 52 Percent of Evangelical Churchgoers Reject Absolute Moral Truth A slight majority of evangelical churchgoers believe there is no moral absolute truth, while three-quarters think people are basically good, according to a new report that its authors call alarming.The poll by the Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University examined the views of... Read more

Is the Church a Victim of Success? The WEIRD Truth

On the face of it, two of this years most stimulating books would seem to be saying precisely opposite things. Philip Jenkinss Fertility and Faith: The Demographic Revolution and the Transformation of World Religions argues that religions (including Christianity) are more successful when families are larger. Joseph Henrichs The WEIRDest People in the World: How... Read more

‘Fight for the Truth, Don’t Back Down’: Jim Caviezel Urges Christians to Fight for Their Religious Freedom

'Fight for the Truth, Don't Back Down': Jim Caviezel Urges Christians to Fight for Their Religious Freedom In a recent interview with LifeSite News, Actor Jim Caviezel told Christians they need to fight for the truth if they still want to freely practice religion, The Western Journal reports. But not the type of fighting with... Read more

It Matters *How* You Tell the Truth | RELEVANT

The phrase your truth or my truth is popular right now. However, the essence of those phrases seems quite timeless. When I was in college in the 70s, I had hair that resembled the shape of a motorcycle helmet and too many outfits that included fringe. That era was about finding truth and being real,... Read more

Love and Truth – Beloved Women – August 20, 2020

Love and Truth  Beloved Women August 20, 2020READ: The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea and when they arrived they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things... Read more

Why Jesus Cannot Be One Truth Among Many

The Problem of Monotheism It is tempting in our melting-pot societies to think that living alongside people of different faiths is a purely modern phenomenon. But people of different religious beliefs have been coexisting for millennia, sometimes in conflict and sometimes in peace. One way in which religious difference was negotiated was through polytheism. This... Read more

Justice or trouble? How rewriting history can reshape truth – Mission Network News

International (MNN) — Theres a strange trend emerging as the world wrestles with pandemic uncertainty. In the US, Russia, and portions of the Middle East, people are trying to rewrite history by tearing down or changing monuments. While some call it justice, others voice concern. Its a real danger, not just in ancient history, but... Read more

The Truth About Superstition // Derrick Ntambi – TGC Africa

Superstitions have dominated cultures and societies throughout history. They have shaped common practice, especially morals. At other times, they have gone so far as to instil a fear of the supernatural. But what is a superstition? By definition, it is a ‘notion or belief maintained despite evidence to the contrary. African folklore is not exempt... Read more

Seeing and Believing 254 | The Truth and Eurovision Song Contenst

Whether you’re in the mood for a quiet family drama or a silly over-the-top comedy, Seeing & Believing has you covered for the Independence Day weekend. First up is The Truth, Hirokazu Kore-eda’s follow-up to his Palme d’Or-winning Shoplifters and his first non-Japanese-language project. With a star-studded cast that includes Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke, and... Read more

For Our Own Sake, We Tell the Truth – Encouragement for Today – June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020For Our Own Sake, We Tell the TruthCARRIE LLOYD Lee en espaolGod is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. John 4:24 (NKJV)I must be honest; its taken me some time to embrace truth.The truth of others toward me, the truth of myself when I would prefer to... Read more

JK Rowling fights back against ‘transphobic’ accusations: ‘It isn’t hate to speak the truth’

British writer JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London, England on June 23, 2011.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File PhotoThe author of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, is facing intense backlash online for reiterating that biological sex is real, comments many are now deeming... Read more

58 Percent of Americans Believe Moral Truth ‘Is Up to Each Individual,’ New Poll Finds

58 Percent of Americans Believe Moral Truth 'Is Up to Each Individual,' New Poll Finds Nearly six in 10 Americans believe identifying moral truth is up to each individual, while barely four in 10 say God is the basis of truth, according to a new survey.The findings are part of the American Worldview... Read more

Let Jude Deliver You from Your Truth

Speak your truth. You have your truth, and I have mine. Weve all heard these phrases. At times, assertions of my truth and your truth can sway even the believers mindwe become so used to hearing them that we barely acknowledge their implications. But the brisk epistle of Jude pierces through the foggy myth of... Read more

Truth Be Told | Devotional by Melissa Talbot

“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.” John 14:16-17 Self-destruction is a dangerous... Read more

Tracing Truth in This Years Oscar Films

The 92nd Academy Awards will air this Sunday night, celebrating the best films released in 2019. This year nine films were nominated for the top award, best picture, and over the last few months TGC has featured reviews of all nine. Below you’ll find excerpts and links from these reviews, which explore the various ways... Read more

In ‘Defending Jacob’, No person Desires to Deal with the Reality | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Did we actually want one other TV present that kicks off with the homicide of a kid? Apple thinks so, hoping that The Outsider,The Killing, Broadchurchand the like are far sufficient within the rearview mirror so that you can giveDefending Jacoba shot. The present, tailored from William Landay’s bestseller, heralds from a... Read more