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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

True patriotism over Christian nationalism

As Russia bombs civilian areas such as the evangelical hub of Irpin—home to 25 major ministries and more than a dozen churches—CT continues to hear from Ukrainian evangelical leaders that are committed to stay and help. One young Bible church member has lost his life trying to help a family escape across a damaged bridge.

At the start of 2022, The Bible Recap and The Bible in a Year were downloaded more than any other podcasts on Apple Podcasts. The ease of the podcast format is helping people stick with their Bible-reading goals.

Russell Moore has written about how the adoption of his Russian-born son taught him about the family of God. Now, he’s sharing about how his son’s military enlistment is teaching him about true patriotism over Christian nationalism.

In other news

An MD Anderson cancer patient who copied the Old and New Testaments by hand is now copying down the Apocrypha. (CT featured a South Carolina woman who finished a similar project last year.)

As a local Tennessee school board drew international attention for removal of a book on the Holocaust, Gov. Bill Lee announced a state partnership with politically conservative Christian college Hillsdale.

A communion supply truck crashed through the gates of Russia’s embassy in Dublin, sparking a diplomatic fight.

P. S. - If you’ve enjoyed CT’s Lenten devotional this year, you can tune into a free conversation with the editor and some of the contributors to “The Wondrous Cross.” The event is this afternoon, in partnership with Renovare.

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