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Ed and Lisa Young are hosting a 24-hour bed-in. That’s right. They are putting a bed on top of their church, getting into it, talking about sex, and streaming it live on the Internet today. Really, it’s not a joke.

The most searched Google term on Monday was John 3:16. You can thank Tim Tebow for that. This followed the Denver Broncos play-off win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night. The Broncos’ victory came in a dramatic fashion. It was the quickest overtime score in NFL playoff history. After the exciting game, Twitter lit up with some interesting numbers. It was widely reported that Tebow threw for 316 yards against the Steelers, and The Associate Press tweeted Tebow’s average of 31.6 yards per completion. Both echo Tebow’s favorite bible verse. Before I got too carried away, a friend quickly pointed out that chapter and verse numbers are not inspired and were added to the Bible much later. I appreciated the insight. It all started when Tebow wore the scripture reference on the black marks under his eyes during the National Championship Game in 2009. After that game the term “John 3:16” was […]

Last week 45,000 young people, ages 18-25, gathered in Atlanta, Georgia to celebrate freedom in the name of Jesus at the Passion 2012 Conference. Centered on Isaiah 26:8 (“Yes, Lord, walking in the way of Your Truth, we wait eagerly for You, for Your name and Your renown are the desire of our souls.”), the Passion Movement has been growing since it began in 1997. The Passion team is led by founder Louie Giglio in a mission to spread the name of Jesus and spiritual awakening to college campuses around the globe. This year the conference sold out, filling the Georgia Dome with 45,000 eager and excited students. Faced with the startling truth that 27 million men, women and children are the victims of slavery and human trafficking in the world today, these students took a stand to make a difference. "This year at Passion 2012, we want to bring this darkness […]

In this week's Saturday Post, J.D. Walt takes a page from the airport security world and asks if it might work in our homes or businesses in a slightly different fashion. 

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