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Discipleship / by Thomas Fretwell - about 28 days

Standing Firm in a Hostile Culture

A Sure Foundation “Here I stand; I can do no other, so help me God." These are the now infamous words uttered by Martin Luther as he faced off with the powers of Rome. With his "conscience captive to the word of God," he stood firm in the face of a hostile crowd. Upon this act, the war cry of the Reformation was born—Sola Scriptura, "by Scripture alone." Similarly, the church today...

Current Events / by Thomas Fretwell - about 1 month

Is Anti-Zionism the New Anti-Semitism?

A Growing Consensus Speaking at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Vel D’Hiv, an event in which over 13,000 French Jews were deported to Nazi concentration camps by their own government, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, called anti-Zionism a new form of anti-Semitism. Specifically addressing current Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, Macron said, “We will never surrender to ...

Current Events / by Thomas Fretwell - 2 months

Israel at 70: Lessons for the Church Part 2

"But the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain of heaven, a land for which the LORD your God cares; the eyes of the LORD your God are always on it, from the beginning even to the end of the year." (Deuteronomy 11:11-12). Enjoy the first edition of this ar...

Current Events / by Thomas Fretwell - 2 months

Israel at 70: Lessons for the Church Part 1

"Who has heard such a thing? Who has seen such things? Can a land be born in one day? Can a nation be brought forth all at once? As soon as Zion travailed, she also brought forth her sons" (Isaiah 66:8). On Friday May 14, 1948, the modern state of Israel was born. The new prime minister David Ben Gurion read the Declaration of Independence. The opening statement of this declaration is significant as it men...