Divorcing Truth From Law

Religion News Service reports that a new group known as Evangelicals for Marriage Equality has just launched and aims to collect signatures from evangelicals supportive of same-sex marriage. The tone and passion around the issue of civil marriage equality has been changing as more evangelicals are accepting that same-sex marriage will soon be the law of the land. Christians must have a ready reply for this kind of moral compartmentalization.

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Lives Worth Living

Stories like Linda and Timothy Bannon who were born without arms, Paul Smith who had cerebral palsy and still produced stunning pieces of art, and Joni Eareckson Tada who spend 47 years in a wheelchair reflect one of the clearest truths in all of Scripture: Human beings are created in God’s image, and as such carry equal, inherent value. All life is worth living, for as long as God sustains it.

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Parenting Advice From Steve Jobs

Many would be surprised to hear that the late Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple Computers, limited how much technology he allowed his kids to use. In light of new evidence that exposure to electronic devices poses health risks to younger children, parents need to take action. Scripture offers parents the tools to help their kids understand that the restrictions they place on technology aren’t arbitrary or cruel, but expressions of love.

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From ‘Pro-Choice’ to ‘Pro-Abortion’

The abortion rights movement is undergoing a transformation, and those who value the sanctity of life need to pay close attention. Recently, a slew of articles and rebranding efforts suggest pro-choice leaders have embraced a new and bolder strategy. After a generation of insisting that the government has no place interfering with a woman’s private “healthcare decisions,” major abortion providers and activists have fallen eerily silent about “a woman’s right to choose.”

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Special Blog Entry From:  The President's Desk

A New Season of Influence: An Update on Tripling Summit’s Capacity

Two years from now, with your help, Summit will be transformed from a life-changing summer program into a year-round nerve center through which not only students but also pastors, teachers, and other influencers will be equipped to stand for truth in culture. Read my blog post to see how opening Summit in the winter will triple our capacity and for an update on the three phases set (and almost finished!) to complete the dream.

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The Journal | September 2014

This month's Journal outlines the tripled capacity plans, status of the various phases, and the total cost to transform Summit into a year-round nerve center for all ages of every profession to be equipped to stand for truth in culture. Read how the grandson of the original owner of the Summit Hotel is helping to shape the building's future.

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From:  Summit Semester

Durango, Dr. Bauman, and Fellowship

Last weekend was spent roaming the streets of Pagosa and Durango, popping in and out of quaint little shops along the way, after eating lunch at the park. It was nice to take a break from the quiet woods at Snow Wolf Lodge and engage in the hustle and bustle of city life; although, at the end of the day everyone was glad to return to the peacefulness provided by the Lodge’s secluded location. Surrounded…

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