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How Christian Schools Can Fight Statist Regulations

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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The escalation of Federal and state pressure against the Christian school movement is reaching a crisis stage. Day after day, some pastor or headmaster is put under new bureaucratic regulations. No longer is the battle against the independent schools being left to amateur state attorneys. The big guns are being aimed at the schools, and […]

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What Kind of Army?

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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“Onward Christian Soldiers” is a favorite hymn of most people. It is far better known than “Wayfaring Stranger,” which begins: “I’m just a poor wayfaring stranger, traveling through this world of woe.” Yet the sentiments of the vast majority of professing Christians are with the second song, despite the fact that they are not very […]

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The “Little Things” of Life

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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Western civilization is the historical product of Christianity. Without Christianity, the development of the West would have been radically different. Of course, secular humanism and various intermediary philosophies have contributed greatly to the growth and shape of Western institutions since about 1660, but without the impact of Christian thought and culture, the foundations of Western […]

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Shepherds and Sheep

Written by Gary North on May 21, 2016

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Any successful strategy of conquest must employ a two-pronged attack: the grand design and specific tactics. We need to formulate a coordinated program of conquest. This is what Christians have never succeeded in producing. The various Christian churches, not to mention independent groups not directly connected to denominations, have always arrogated to themselves almost total […]

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Humanism’s Accomplices in the Churches

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2016

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What general would attempt to lead his forces into battle without a specific battle plan? What military commander would be content with nothing more than verbal exhortations to his troops to “be victorious” or “win one for the folks back home”? Such noble exhortations, apart from a battle plan, equipment, and explicit instructions to subordinates, […]

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Marginalizing the Church

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2016

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“The church shouldn’t get involved in [            ].” Here is one of the most familiar complaints of our day, aimed primarily against the theological-political liberals in the pulpit. Those who listen to such preaching mutter this phase under their breath, or else ignore the whole thing, since it is obvious […]

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Elijah’s Job

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2016

And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the Lord God or Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word. And the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, Get thee hence, and turn thee […]

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Why Biblical Economics Is Ignored Today, Part 2

Written by Gary North on March 12, 2016

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In the previous issue of Biblical Economics Today, I discussed a remarkable opportunity that the collapsing economies of the Iron Curtain countries presented to evangelicals. Leaders in these nations approached Western Christians and asked for advice on how to reconstruct their countries’ economies. They were greeted with either stony silence or a reading list of […]

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The Case Against Incorporating Churches

Written by Gary North on February 27, 2016

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And the king said, Thou shalt surely die, Ahimelech, thou, and all thy father’s house. And the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Tum, and slay the priests of the Lord; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, and did not shew it to me. […]

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