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Timothy Plan for Charisma News: A ‘Screwtape’ Approach to Attempt to Keep Christians from Biblically Responsible Investing


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By Art Ally for Timothy Plan

My dear niece Asherah:

You have failed miserably, and the consequences will be as bad as you can imagine. You could have kept the patient from discovering Biblically Responsible Investing with our tried-and-true methods of clickbait with intriguing images, random phone calls, the fake urgency of constantly checking email and the always reliable blackhole of social media. You allowed the patient to learn how we use his money, and that was the beginning of the end—at least for you.

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The Alliance of Health Care Sharing Ministries for Townhall: In Defense of Americans Against Pharmacy Benefit Managers


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By Katy Talento for Townhall

When I served as a White House health advisor, I invited a group of large employers to come describe the challenges company health plans faced. The top complaint? An obscure type of middleman that’s part of every health plan — the pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). The PBM industry, with only three giant companies controlling almost 80 percent of the market, offers a seemingly simple value proposition: if you’re an employer or an insurance carrier serving individuals or businesses, hire the PBM to help you get volume discounts on prescription drug makers.

Sounds great! But, what if these middlemen pocketed much of the savings instead of passing them on to employers?

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Timothy Plan for Townhall: Both Inflation and Inaction are Unbiblical


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By Art Ally for Timothy Plan

Americans are reeling under an inflation rate now estimated at nearly 10 percent. This not only reduces the value of people’s earnings and savings but also violates the biblical principle of sound money.

The Bible contains more than 100 verses dealing with the importance of honesty and reliable standards of value. For instance, Proverbs 20:10 says, “Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to the Lord.”

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes for The Christian Post: Called to Something More


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By Sarah Freymuth for The Christian Post

It’s the greatest feeling in the world when we make a team, get selected as captain or hit any milestone worth celebrating. We revel in knowing we’re seen and chosen.

As we’ve been invited to live in every way like Christ, it gets personal when we realize we’re called by God for intimate relationships. He invites us to join Him in the work He’s doing to bring His Kingdom to earth. We’re called to love like Him, lead with courage and make disciples to duplicate the great news of salvation through Jesus.

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D. L. Moody Center for The Western Journal: Christians, Don’t Aim for ‘Less Lost’ – Point Others to the Way That Leads to Resurrection


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By Dr. James Spencer for The Western Journal

What we point people to is just as important as what we point them away from.

As President Joe Biden uses biblical language (“image of God”) to justify his position on the trans movement and Disney goes woke, Christians can easily get caught up in opposing the crisis du jour. We may find ourselves pointing back to the Judeo-Christian ethic, the nuclear family or the Constitution rather than pointing to Christ.

As the world becomes increasingly proficient at creating and promoting stories that deny God, God’s people will likely be tempted to point others toward stories that seem to deny God just a little less.

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes for The Christian Post: The 2 most powerful words


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By Dan Britton for The Christian Post

Over the years, I have read, memorized and written hundreds of prayers. One of these prayers has powerfully transformed my life. I usually utter it dozens of times throughout the day — most of the time out loud. It is a simple but powerful two-word prayer that has helped me understand both my weaknesses and God’s strengths. What is this two-word prayer?

“Yes, Lord!”

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U.S. Parents In Education for The Washington Times: Reining in federal agency mission creep


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By Sheri Few for The Washington Times

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has dominated the media’s attention, even while there was another opinion released at the end of the court’s term with far-reaching implications. This other opinion has received less attention in the wake of the Dobbs opinion, but the decision, handed down June 30, 2022, is portrayed by the media as having curtailed President Biden’s ability to control “climate change.” 

What may have been overlooked by most mainstream media is an incredible precedent that should now be applied to all over-regulators. It is a sound constitutional limit on all federal agencies to stay within their congressionally defined powers.

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D.L. Moody Center for Charisma Media: Horrific Lie From Satan: Don’t Believe Your Prayers Are Insufficient


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By Dr. James Spencer for Charisma Media

In the wake of the latest shooting in Uvalde, Texas, many Christian leaders have called for Christians to pray. For some, prayer has become an empty ritual that conveys a sense of apathy and detachment.

We pray and, having done so, absolve ourselves of doing more. Yet faithful prayer is not empty or passive. It is not an excuse to ignore the world’s suffering. Rather, it is a means of acknowledging that the world is broken beyond our fixing.

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D. L. Moody Center for The Christian Post: When we no longer understand what the word ‘Christian’ means


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By James Spencer for The Christian Post

What if we no longer understand what the word “Christian” means?

I’ve been working with Christian institutions for almost 20 years. Despite their differences, each institution would describe itself as “Christian,” but this description doesn’t provide the clarity one might expect. Rather, I’ve found that some institutional leaders struggle to answer two simple questions: (1) How are you Christian? and (2) Why does it matter? 

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes for The Christian Post: The pitfalls of perfection


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By Sarah Freymuth for The Christian Post

We live in a world where perfection is demanded daily.

Whether it’s an important championship for your team, a presentation at work, an assignment at school, or even maintaining your home and family life – the enormous pressure to be perfect can be all-encompassing. It’s exhausting to keep striving with effort and rely on your performance.

We aren’t made to live like this.

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