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Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 1)
Small church pastors should view their congregations as an elite force. As the people of a missionary God, we are entrusted to participate in the world the same way he does—by committing to be his ambassadors (see John 20:21; 2 Cor. 5:20). “Missional” describes the perspective...
What Evangelicals Can Learn from George Lindbeck
Here's why one of the leaders of postliberalism believed conservative Protestants would carry the torch. George Lindbeck, longtime professor of historical theology at Yale Divinity School, passed away on January 8. In evangelical circles he is best known as the author of The Nature of Doctrine:...
Samaritan’s Purse VP Nominated for UN Refugee Role Faces Backlash
Ken Isaacs apologized for his tweets about Islamic violence. The State Department faces backlash for nominating a longtime Samaritan’s Purse leader as the next director general of the United Nations’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) last week. Nominee Ken Isaacs, vice...
Where Do You Find Safety in a World of Chaos? [Gospel Life Podcast]
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus. Where Do You Find Safety in a World of Chaos? Laurie Nichols, director of marketing and communications for the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, looks at Proverbs 18:10 as a go-to verse for the times we live in....
Interview: The Place the Freed Slaves Made
A think-tank leader and former presidential aide shares his debt of gratitude to the people of Madison Park, Alabama. Madison Park, a small community in Alabama not far from Huntsville, was founded in 1880 by a group of 14 freed slaves who wanted a place where they could live, work, and worship...
The Effective Leader: Five Essential Habits
Founder of The 4Sight Group is the latest in an ongoing series. Have you ever been a part of a winning team? Maybe it was a sports team in high school. Maybe it was a work team that launched a new product. Perhaps it was a ministry that organized an effective outreach program. The joy of...
Sovereign Grace Disputes Rachael Denhollander’s Remarks
As former gymnast advocates for victims in the church, SGC calls her take on its past scandal “not true.” Comments by Larry Nassar accuser Rachael Denhollander in a Christianity Today interview have revived debate over a dismissed abuse lawsuit against Sovereign Grace Ministries (SGM) dating...
Plenty of the ‘Nones’ Actually Head Back to Church
Americans who identify as agnostic or “nothing in particular” are four times more likely to change their religious affiliation than Protestants or Catholics. In his book Changing Faith, sociologist Darren E. Sherkhat contends that Americans shift their religious identifications more often...
Judges: ICE Can’t Deport 100 Christians to Indonesia (Yet)
Immigrants in New Hampshire and New Jersey ‘fear persecution and torture’ back home. On February 1, a federal judge put a halt to the deportation of about 50 Indonesian Christians living in New Hampshire. The next day, a different judge took the same measure to protect another 50 Indonesian...
God Came to Me in My Cancer
At a time when I should have felt abandoned by God, I experienced what Augustine called “the sweetness.” I am at the office, pacing at my treadmill desk and flipping through my latest research, when my phone rings. “Hello, this is Kate.” It’s Jan from the doctor’s...
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