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A Christian’s Pocket Guide to the Papacy

June 1, 2015 | Chris Castaldo

Leonardo De Chirico. A Christian’s Pocket Guide to the Papacy: Its Origin and Role in the 21st Century. Ross-shire, Scotland, UK: Christian Focus, 2015. 128 pp. $7.99. ...

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Christ and the Conflagration of Canaan

March 24, 2015 | Chris Castaldo

A New York Times article recently described the Islamic State’s persecution of Christians in Iraq and Syria as “a slow-motion genocide.” Atrocities such as beheadings, burnings,...

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God of the Ordinary

March 26, 2014 | Chris Castaldo

In his book HolyLand USA, Peter Feuerherd, a Catholic journalist, describes what he observed in America's largest “evangelical” theme park. He writes, I was surrounded by shorts and T-shirts...

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Why You Must Pursue Church Unity

March 25, 2014 | Chris Castaldo

Ice cubes have come a long way. A century ago, they were delivered in one enormous block. During childhood, my family used ice cube trays. Today, it is even simpler....

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The Cross-Shaped Purpose of Life

January 1, 2014 | Chris Castaldo

We are born to die. Not that death is the reason why we were born, but it is an inescapable part of our future. Our lives move along a deathward...

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Speak Truth with Power

December 9, 2013 | Chris Castaldo

Faithful gospel ministers throughout church history have taken up their God-ordained responsibility to speak the truth to power. Indeed, because the good news of Jesus is nothing less than the...

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The Next Billy Graham

November 28, 2013 | Chris Castaldo

The story is told that, during the International Congress on World Evangelization at Lausanne in 1974, someone asked Billy Graham, “Who will be the next Billy Graham?” In answer, the nonpareil...

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Liberating Prostitutes with the Gospel

November 25, 2013 | Chris Castaldo

Vite Trasformate (transformed lives) is a gospel-centered ministry to reach those trapped in prostitution in Italy. Many thousands of women are on the sidewalks each night. Most of them...

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Francis: A New World Pope

November 11, 2013 | Chris Castaldo

Michel Cool. Francis: A New World Pope. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013. 128 pp. $14.00. Why would an evangelical Protestant want to read a book on Pope Francis? This may be a question...

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Proper Passion: A Lesson from Trent

October 30, 2013 | Chris Castaldo

Christian passion—the fervency to pursue the purposes of Christ over our own—is an enviable quality. In fact, looking back over two millennia of church history, we recognize it...

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