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Were Special After All

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Hey—guess what? There’s something cosmically special about us human beings after all. Even the Washington Post says so. One of the cardinal tenets of a worldview shaped by materialism and Neo-Darwinism is a rejection of the idea that human beings

A Smiling Child with Down Syndrome

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France has banned the faces of smiling children from television. Why? Picture the face of a smiling child. What thoughts come to mind? Innocence? Joy? Love? What could be more beautiful? The image of a smiling child should give us hope, should stir

Heroin Hell

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If you’re a parent, what I’m about to share on BreakPoint today just might scare the heck out of you. But you need to hear it. Elizabeth Blunt was a talented musician and athlete who attended a Christian high school and college. Gifted in foreign

Copts Under the Gun in Egypt

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The end of the Muslim Brotherhood regime in Egypt meant big changes. But just not for the country’s beleaguered Christians. Sadly, news about the persecution of Christians in the Islamic world is nothing new. In parts of Iraq and Syria the situation

He Has Come

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Last Sunday was the first day of Advent—the season in which Christians around the world prepare not only to celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas, but also look forward to His return. So today we want to share with you John Stonestreet’s special

Freedom of Conscience on Hacksaw Ridge

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At the height of World War II, there was room in America for conscientious objectors. Where are we now? It was the great cataclysm of the twentieth century—World War II. America was fighting for its life. Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan,

Advent Sacred Time and Worldview

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It is time to prepare for Christmas. But I don’t mean at the shopping mall. I mean sacred preparation. This upcoming Sunday marks the beginning of Advent, the time historically “set aside by the Church to help believers prepare to receive the

Talking Turkey at Thanksgiving

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Ah, Thanksgiving. Turkey. Stuffing. Football. …and that dreaded dinner discussion. Here are some tips to not only get through it but maybe even make a difference. In the wake of this year’s outrageously contentious election season, Google trends

Opening Darwins Black Box

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Two decades ago, one scientist wrote a book that changed the way we talk about evolution. And his argument is still making waves. “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for

Orientation over Speech and Religion

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Would a judge actually come out and say freedom of speech and freedom of religion have to take a back seat to sexual orientation? Yup—sure did. Okay—stop me if you’ve heard this story before: A Christian couple opens a bakery where, until recently,

Men Not at Work

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Demographers and economists say American men are facing an epidemic of epic proportions: joblessness. We’ve all seen the signs on highways and other construction sites around the country: “Men at Work.” Well, in case you hadn’t noticed, those signs

The Election Is Coming

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Chuck Colson often said, “Salvation won’t arrive on Air Force One.” Ok, we all agree on that. So, how now shall we live? Well, perhaps you’ve heard: there’s an election next week. And I’ve never seen the nation or the Church more divided over

A Symphony for Reformation Day

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Do you know what today is? Sure you do. So let’s talk about Felix Mendelsson’s Fifth Symphony. Say what? Given that today is October 31st, you might be expecting a commentary about Halloween. Well, we covered that on Friday. Instead we want to talk

Chuck Colson on Halloween

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For Christians, there’s no more controversial day on the calendar than Halloween. So what did Chuck Colson have to say about it? What’s the Halloween equivalent of a “scrooge?” While I wouldn’t quite put myself in that category, I’ve gotta admit

Not Buying Death with Dignity

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From Colorado to the District of Columbia, death is on the march. But many African Americans are ready to resist. On October 18th, the nation’s capital took the first step towards physician-assisted suicide. The District of Columbia City Council

A Call to Church Discipline

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Courageously doing the right thing these days, like practicing church discipline, is going to exact a cost. What’s courageous church leadership look like these days? It looks like Todd Wagner, pastor of Watermark Community Church in Dallas, Texas.

Secular Feminist and Pro-Life

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The pro-life tent is constantly expanding, but some of our new allies might surprise us. In the third presidential debate on Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton said women should be able to end the lives of their preborn babies right up until the very

Angel Tree Restores Families

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Help your church make an eternal difference in the life of a child this Christmas. It was back in the 1990s when I was practically a kid writer here at BreakPoint that I first heard about Prison Fellowship’s amazing Angel Tree program. I was moved

Welcome to College

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(Editor's Note: With summer winding down and BreakPoint staff on vacation, we will be re-airing a few popular BreakPoints from John, Eric, and Chuck.) When it comes to sports, the level of preparation has to equal the level of competition. And the

Impossible People

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Once in a while, a book comes along that reminds me of those "you are here" labels on hiking maps. I want to tell you about such a book, and how it can reorient you. Listen Now |

A Flood of Evidence

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Were the ancients dummies? If so, why does archaeology keep confirming what they wrote? I'll tell you why a healthy dose of humility can help us understand the past. Listen Now |

Guns or Canes

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Healthy economies need young workers. And thanks to its one-child policy, China is facing a less-than-rosy economic future. Here's a lesson in demographics and worldview. Listen Now |

Pro-Life Setback

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Yesterday's Supreme Court ruling on Texas's abortion law was a setback for the pro-life cause. But not as big of a setback as some would have you believe. Listen Now |

Evangelical Angst

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We Evangelicals find ourselves in what could fairly be called a "difficult" cultural moment. Here's a hint about our response: Hand-wringing isn't the answer. Listen Now |

Me Before You

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In a new film audiences are taught it's better and maybe even more romantic to die than to live with a disability. Some qualified voices strongly protest. Listen Now |

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