Tag Archives: Christianity and culture

Living Amidst Magic

We've been studying 2 Kings, specifically the life of Elisha the prophet. Shocking, to me, is how many times Elisha does things that borrow from the magical realm of the Ancient Near East (learn more in the IVP Bible Background … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Inspire Your Kids to Change the World

Sonlight students are different. We are not content to merely join a "safe" sub-culture and sit on the proverbial bench. We want more. One Sonlight mom put it this way: The Sonlight graduates that I know all have the same … Continue reading

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When Hundreds of Thousands Turned to Christ

What happens when a nation crumbles morally? When substance abuse and corrupt politics rule the day? When the people turn from God and seek pleasure in violent sport, gambling and womanizing? When children have to fend for themselves on the … Continue reading

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Culture: Entrench, Embrace, Engage?

"My kingdom is not of this world," said Jesus (John 18:36), while earlier he told his followers, "you are not of the world" (John 15:19). Elsewhere we are told, "the wisdom of this world is folly with God" (1 Corinthians … Continue reading

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