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The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 28)
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus. Episode Twenty-Eight | If God Answered Every Prayer You Prayed, Would There Be Anyone New in the Kingdom? Jerry Root, Wheaton College Evangelism Professor and Director of the Evangelism Initiative at the Billy Graham...
Died: Michael Cromartie, the Church’s Ambassador to Washington
The late DC leader is remembered for his integrity, friendship, and bridge-building between Christians and the media. Michael Cromartie, a Washington networker who helped rebrand America’s image of Christian political engagement, has died of cancer at age 67. The news of his death was...
Five Things Small Town Church Planters Wish Their Denominational Leaders Knew
Planters in rural America feel misunderstood and ignored. The last night of our 2 1/2 day conference was coming to an end. I was feeling pretty good that we had pulled off our first Multiply Vineyard Small Town USA church planting conference. Our two presenters did a fantastic job giving the...
A Healthier Approach to Disagreement in the Church Begins With One Unusual Word
How practicing forbearance strengthens our fellowship and improves our social witness. What happens when we approach theological disagreement not as a problem to solve or a crisis to endure but as an opportunity to practice Christian virtue? Religious communities play an essential role in...
Complementarians Issue New Manifesto on Gender Identity
CBMW’s Nashville Statement addresses shifting notions of sex and sexuality. America’s top complementarian leaders have shifted their focus from gender roles to gender identity. On Tuesday, the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW) released a new declaration that reasserts the...
Some Christians Hate Joel Osteen More Than They Love The Truth. And That's Wrong.
Be silent until there is something to say. So, I never thought I’d write a post defending Joel Osteen…. But, seriously, the floodgates of media unleashed against Joel Osteen, based on an unclear church statement and fanned by agenda-driven social media, tells me that we have a...
Missional or Attractional? The Value of Embracing a Both/And Mentality
Every Christian should be missional and every church should be attractional. Much has been said and written to help today’s churches become more missional. Organizations, parachurch communities, and conferences abound in trying to move the Church in this direction. This emphasis is...
Louis Farrakhan’s Jesus Is Not Our Jesus
Experts say don’t be misled by Nation of Islam’s Christian references—on Facebook or elsewhere. More than 1 million Facebook users have watched Louis Farrakhan proclaim that the living Jesus will save him from death, and that he will pay a price for his former teachings as the leader...
Iceland Capital’s Only Baptist Pastor Doesn’t Want Down Syndrome Eliminated
Pro-life minority faces major challenge in ‘most godless country’ in Europe. My family has spent a lot of time at Landspítali, the major hospital in the capital of Iceland. For over a year, our five-year-old son has been undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. Our youngest son, born...
Missions Sunday: The Missing Key to the Refugee Crisis: Christian Hospitality towards Muslims (Part One)
A biblical view of hospitality can offer a corrective to the current view of refugees. We live in a rapidly changing world in which massive amounts of people move from one place to the next. Many people who have come from other places live on the margins of society as socially excluded...
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