The Ubiquitous Google, the Omnipresent God, and the Wisdom to Know the Difference – Christian Article

Over the last couple decades, smartphones have seeped into the bedrock of our culture, and now it’s hard to imagine life off the grid. This technology, once reserved for the savvy elite, rapidly became a pervasive tool in the hands of most Americans. Incessant chirps, faintly reminiscent of bells, stir us from sleep. Bleary-eyed, we check apps and mentally rearrange our days, considering the forecasts, scanning through reminders, bending to the electronic pressure for efficiency. We orient, mindful of the…

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Evangelism Must Explain What’s Wrong with the World – Christian Article

People around us today often scoff at the notion of sin. Our world has new names for what ails us: poor self-esteem, neurosis, addiction, anxiety, psychological wounding, and so forth. It isn’t that these issues aren’t a reality; it’s that such analysis doesn’t go deep enough to reveal the root cause. Yet for all the protest that sin is an old-fashioned, outdated concept, nearly everyone agrees that something has gone terribly wrong and must be made right. We see the…

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Juan Sanchez on Image, Identity, and Idolatry – Christian Article

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy.  Juan: To the 17 year old Juan Sanchez, I would say, look, you don’t need to find your identity in the majority culture. You don’t need to find your identity in changing your hair, in changing your name. I tried all those things. To fit into the majority culture is a young man trying to learn the language…

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