How to Imitate Biblical Heroes

How to Imitate Biblical Heroes by JASON HOOD for The Gospel Coalition Christians have struggled with the concept of imitation in recent decades. On the liberal end of the American church spectrum, Jesus has largely been reduced to serving as a nice example, the kind of guy whose love and inclusiveness should be imitated. On the other end of the spectrum, some conservative evangelicals have reacted with alarm, avoiding or even decrying imitation. In evangelicalism’s messy middle, Daniel’s diet plan is a model, Jesus is an exemplar for CEOs, and moralistic “be like” sermons shorn of…

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Pastors Issue Declaration to Illinois Gov. Saying They Will Open Their Churches May 10

Pastors Issue Declaration to Illinois Gov. Saying They Will Open Their Churches May 10 by LIBERTY COUNSEL for Charisma News Romanian pastors in Illinois have issued a declaration to Gov. J.B. Pritzker announcing they are opening their churches for in-person services on May 10, with proper and extensive social distancing and safety precautions. Liberty Counsel represents these pastors and churches and will be filing a federal lawsuit against Gov. Pritzker’s unconstitutional orders. The six pastors who signed the letter, along with Horatio Mihet, chief litigation counsel for Liberty Counsel, once lived under…

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Tempers Are Flaring Over Lockdown, Masks, and Money: Is All-Out Civil Unrest About to Erupt?

Tempers Are Flaring Over Lockdown, Masks, and Money: Is All-Out Civil Unrest About to Erupt? by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper Across the nation, tempers are flaring over the continued lockdowns in many parts of America, and also on the requirement to wear masks in public. I wrote previously about the possibility of civil unrest over the lockdowns, and unfortunately, it appears that’s where we’re headed. The longer the lockdowns are continued, the more likely it is that we are going to see violence erupt. People seem unable or unwilling…

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NO PLAGUE NEAR YOUR TENT: READING PSALM 91 DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

NO PLAGUE NEAR YOUR TENT: READING PSALM 91 DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC by William R. Osborne for Core Christianity It is not often in human history that words like plague and pestilence become household terminology, but here we are. As strange as these words feel on our tongues, they are not as uncommon in the Bible. For example, Psalm 91 speaks directly to the notion of plague or pestilence three times, boldly claiming, “For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence” (v. 3), “You will…

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Restaurants Across the US Turn Parking Lots Into Drive-In Movie Theaters and Find Huge Success

Restaurants Across the US Turn Parking Lots Into Drive-In Movie Theaters and Find Huge Success by Elias Marat via Activist Post The coronavirus pandemic has put most of our social lives on hold or reduced it to a pale shadow of what it was. And for many of us, there is a definite limit to how much fun we can inject into our quarantine lifestyles through games and binge-watching Netflix. But what if it was possible to enjoy a good date with a loved one while still respecting the physical distancing…

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Protesters Descend On Wisconsin Capitol To Send A Message: We’re Done Staying Home

Protesters Descend On Wisconsin Capitol To Send A Message: We’re Done Staying Home By Kylee Zempel for The Federalist Wisconsinites are signaling they’re done playing political games and aren’t buying into the idea that they’re ‘Safer at Home.’ MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin stay-at-home orders were supposed to expire Friday. Instead, thousands of disgruntled Wisconsinites descended upon the capitol in protest after the Evers administration extended the Dairy State’s so-called Safer at Home order another month. The Freedom Rally is in full swing in Madison, Wisconsin — @kyleezempel is there with on-the-ground…

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CORONAGATE UPDATE: The Con Collapses as the People Rise Up, An Inside Perspective

CORONAGATE UPDATE: The Con Collapses as the People Rise Up, An Inside Perspective by  Christopher A. Ferrara for The Remanent Newspaper Introduction As followers of this series will know, my father Joseph, age 96, has tested positive for the Wuhan virus. He received the diagnosis on Good Friday in the midst of a statewide coronavirus “lockdown” of his VA nursing facility in Paramus, NJ that began on March 12. My sister and I were barred from visiting him until April 17, when my sister was informed that family members would now…

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The Shutdown, the Sabbath, and a Weekly Divine Reset

The Shutdown, the Sabbath, and a Weekly Divine Reset by Michael L. Brown for Ask Dr Brown As inconvenient as this period of enforced shutdown has been, it has also been a time of reflection, a time of growth, a time of deepening. Some are even referring to the shutdown as a time of “divine reset,” and it is changing their lives for the better. What if God intended us for to have a divine reset every week? What if that was one of the very purposes of the Sabbath? To…

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