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FIRST-PERSON: Must we choose preferences?
Personal preferences, John Yeats writes, often cause needless conflict, even in the church. From a biblical standpoint, however, preferences will be of no avail because "we all must come to God the same way: through the Lord Jesus." Read More
Humility: The remedy for mission team conflictNASHVILLE (BP) -- It's not normal for mission teams to fall apart, but it's certainly puzzling and troubling when they do.
Missionaries are usually highly motivated and well-trained followers of Jesus. They are focused on the most important task in the world -- sharing the good news of salvation in Christ. They spend their lives teaching the Bible, discipling leaders and planting churches. It sounds like it should be heaven on earth. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: When good guys fight each other
Randy Bennett ponders why conflict sometimes afflicts churches. One key reason: "Satan cannot destroy lives when the good guys work together against his schemes, so he knows that he must keep them fighting each other." Read More
Israeli-Palestinian tensions rise, yet hope flickersJERUSALEM (BP) -- A clash of religions and ethnicities -- when it comes to the latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the lines get blurred and the story gets complicated.
The latest clash involves a familiar site that is holy to Jews and Muslims -- what Jews call the Temple Mount and what Muslims call Al-Aqsa or the Noble Sanctuary. Atop the buried ruins of the first and second Jewish temples are the Dome of the Rock and the Al-Aqsa mosque, two of Islam's most sacred sites. Read More