‘Lost Gospel’ Losing Credibility

Every few months, it seems, the worlds of archeology and religion are treated to yet another installment in the long series of allegedly earth-shattering discoveries about the life and death of Jesus. Several years ago, there was the so-called “Gospel of Judas,” a second-century Gnostic text claiming that Judas and Jesus planned his betrayal and that Judas was, in fact, Christ’s most intimate disciple. All of these claims, however, fail to meet historical muster.

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An Atheist’s Dream

Cosmologist Lawrence Krauss, co-creator of The Unbelievers, a documentary about atheism produced with Richard Dawkins, thinks religion could disappear in a generation. Addressing guests at the Victorian Skeptics Café, Krauss expressed support for the idea of teaching “comparative religion” in schools because he expects it to show students how ridiculous religion is...

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America is Pro-life…Sort Of

Writing at The Atlantic, Olga Khazan asks why the otherwise successful pro-life movement has consistently failed to pass personhood amendments, even in the most conservative states. The answer, she suggests, comes down to the fact that while a majority of Americans identify as “pro-life,” that identification...

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Special Blog Entry From:  The President's Desk

Thanksgiving Can Save Your Life — and Four Other World-Changing Takeaways

To the Apostle Peter, troubled times are like a refining fire that removes impurity, purifies, and makes gold beautiful. In this season of Thanksgiving, I am mindful of coming alongside our persecuted brothers and sisters around the world. But I am also focusing on five life-giving, world-changing activities in my own community: Contentment, community, connection, coaching, and character.

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November Journal

The November Journal includes an excerpt from Dr. Jeff Myers’ latest book, Grow Together, about equipping mentors to help others find meaning. Dr. Myers discusses in his Letter from the President how coaching is one of those life-giving practices that sets Christians apart in our culture. Read about four world-changing takeaways from Thanksgiving.

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From:  Summit Semester

Of Work Crews and Farvest Hall

Ah, where to begin? My Summit experience all started this summer when my father introduced me to the two-week program held in California. At this time I was still an arguably “normal” kid, living at home with my family in Canada and studying architecture. Little did I know that this was all about to change. Without going into detail, Summit’s short two-week program hugely impacted my faith in Christianity and revolutionized my perspective on learning.…

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