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  • A Bad Moon Rising: The Growth of Islam in the U.S. by Mark Horne

    Islam is the second largest religion in the world. In 1995 about 1,122,661,000 Muslims inhabited this planet. Count the commas, folks—that’s a billion plus a hundred million. That means of every living person, one in five is a Muslim. As …Read More

  • Bubble Gum and the Trinity by Douglas Wilson

    I recently told a class of tenth-graders that what our culture needed was a return to Trinitarian bubble-gum commercials. They were a little nonplussed, and so I hastened to explain that as individuals with one set of ultimate commitments, we …Read More

  • Equipped for Jihad by Carl Ellis

    When sharing my faith with a Muslim, I’ve found it helpful to evaluate why he is devoted to Islam. Three considerations are important. First, he could be moved by the standards of Islam—the doctrine, theology or teaching. Most Christians seem …Read More

  • Inside Islam by Abdul Saleeb

    Although the religion of Islam is more characterized by its focus on the law, or shari’a, Islam also offers a comprehensive system of theology. Muslims often proudly point out that their doctrinal system is internally consistent, simple to understand, and …Read More

  • A Rose Is a Rose by R.C. Sproul

    A rose is a rose is a rose. This dictum reinforces the adage that a rose by any other name is still a rose. The idea is that the essence of the rose is not conditioned by what name is …Read More

  • The Temptation of Idolatry by Robert Barnes

    The temptation to pursue a new way of salvation, a new path down the road to righteousness, is an eternal struggle. The Puritans experienced it and warned us of the vanity and shear arrogance of creating our own custom-fit cult, …Read More

  • Weighing the Evidence by Jay Smith

    When in dialogue with a Muslim, how often do we find ourselves put on the defensive, fending off the same five or six standard questions which seem to repeat themselves time and again? The objection to the Trinity leads the …Read More

  • Songs from Exile by R.C. Sproul

    In exile the people of Israel faced the question: “How do you sing the Lord’s song in a strange and foreign land?” The question is similar to that faced by contemporary American Christians. Ours is a spiritual exile as we …Read More

  • Let Me Be a Woman by Elisabeth Elliot

    The first woman was made specifically for the first man, a helper, to meet, respond to, surrender to, and complement him. God made her from the man, out of his very bone, and then He brought her to the man. …Read More

  • A Woman’s Mandate by Elisabeth Elliot

    When speaking to a group of pastors’ wives I learned that 80 percent of them were working full time outside of the home. I was shocked. Is it wrong for a pastor’s wife—or any other wife—to have a job? There …Read More

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