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Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Dr. Amy Black is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College. Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along? In this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn and Ed talk with Dr. Amy Black about political civility and religion and her book Honoring God in Red or Blue. Is it too late...
Zimbabwe Can Be Born Again: Church Leaders Explain Mugabe-Military Crisis
As politicians and media debate coup, evangelicals see ‘opportunity for the birth of a new nation.’ This week, church leaders in Zimbabwe called for prayer—and a transitional government—after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe was placed under house arrest by the...
South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope
The fields of South Sudan could feed the whole continent. Three years ago, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) flew us from Uganda onto a dirt landing strip in Yei South Sudan, a wind-blown village bravely holding onto life. For four days, with 90 chiefs, elders, and government ministers, we...
Making the Unclean Clean
Seeing God’s redemption in a toilet bowl. With a flick of the wrist, your mess disappears. This isn’t a clever infomercial on late night television, but what often happens to feces in the United States when you flush your toilet. I vividly remember visiting Nejapa, El Salvador, a...
Interview: Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election. Election 2016 ended a year ago, but its effects on American culture, including the American church, persist. Many are still asking how Donald Trump became president, and what part evangelical Christians played in...
How Living in Light of Eternity Radically Changes Our Priorities
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus. Episode 37: How Living in Light of Eternity Radically Changes Our Priorities Kerilee Van Schooten, Church Evangelism Research and Ministries Coordinator at the Billy Graham Center, talks about how to view our whole life...
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss. When my seven-year-old adopted daughter, Ruth, died without warning in her sleep from complications related to cerebral palsy, I was devastated. Not only had I lost my smart, funny, beloved daughter, my surviving children had lost their sister. Their grief...
5 Things Leaders Need to Give Up
Leading means partnering and partnering means sacrificing. There’s a great saying that good leaders don’t see people as impediments—they seek to make people partners. But to implement this approach to leadership in daily life, we need to realize that partnering with people...
The Christian Mandate to Subvert Tribalism
Our call to pursue nuance, a love-infused, subversive force. The awful hangover from last year’s contentious US presidential election seems to have transitioned into something of a chronic migraine. Interparty animosity is higher than it’s been in a quarter century; nearly 9 in 10 of...
American History, ‘Social Gospelers’, and What We Can Learn
Dr. Sarah Miglio is Assistant Professor of History at Wheaton College In this episode of Theology for Life, Ed and Lynn talk to Dr. Sarah Miglio about American History, specifically the Progressive Era (1880s – 1920s) and the social gospel. How did these ‘social gospelers’...
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