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Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 2)
Call. Context. Commission.
Context. Commission. |. Ed Stetzer. Image: Randy von Liski / Flickr. 0; tweet; share; email; print. Yesterday, I discussed our call to action as we seek to follow Christ in a post-Christian culture
Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 1)
Call. Context. Commission.
It is into this fear that Jesus both comforts us and calls us to action: “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you” (John 20:21).
A Call to Faith in Action: Mass Incarceration & The Church's Response
IPM, CACE, and FPE hosted the GC2 Summit on Mass Incarceration
A Call to Faith in Action: Mass Incarceration & The Church's Response. 1 of 3. A Call to Faith in Action: Mass Incarceration & The Church's Response.
How Can We Cultivate a Sense of ‘Belonging’ in Our Gospel Witness?
Belonging is one of the great longings of the human soul.
us.”. Finally, put your faith into action. Take the initiative to invite others to coffee, church gatherings, Bible study, movies, or some other activity. People
How to Help Someone Make the Best Decision of His or Her Life
All Christians are called to share their faith.
prophetically move a person to seriously consider following Jesus. Here is how it works: 1. Set Toward Action. As we talk to someone about Jesus, it is
Don’t Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions
No more prioritizing institutional protection over individual needs
And be willing to believe people who are sharing their pain. When a crime is reported, call the police. And, when allegations are credible, take action.
Unlocking Eight Motivational Triggers for Evangelism and Discipleship
How can we "spur one another on toward love and good deeds”?
engage. 8. Fun: When people are motivated by fun, their level of motivation depends on the amount of enjoyment involved in a particular action. There's
A Public Health Emergency: The Opioid Crisis & Our Response
The Church has an opportunity to repent and respond with compassion.
What we need is not the detached appeal for punishment and police action, but rather heartfelt compassion for those stuck in addiction and their loved ones.
What Does #MeToo Have to Do with You?
When we tell our stories, we move from the western “I” to the biblical “we.”
Sabbath in a broken world is something like [this]—knowing in the midst of action when it is time to be still…even as the whole world is falling apart, spending time with the God we love.
3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for Christians
Prayer is not an empty gesture; it's how Christians first respond to tragedy.
Some will criticize politicians for their prayers today, calling them to action. But, I'm not a lawmaker and I think prayer is action. Not the only action needed
The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles
Immigrants can bless their home countries and their host countries
4:3). Certainly, Joseph, Nehemiah, Esther, and Daniel all stand as powerful examples of those who both worked to bless their new land and took courageous action, even in the face of
DACA Done Right: A Moment We All Can Stand with DREAMers
President Trump and many immigration leaders agree with faith leaders: Congress should act in compassion toward the DREAMers
Yes, comprehensive immigration policy is complicated. But the forward path for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) need not be. President
'Atomic Blonde' Delivers Female Action Without An Action Hero
After seeing the new spy thriller, I still don't know what a female action hero looks like.
Opinion | Pop Culture. 'Atomic Blonde' Delivers Female Action Without An Action Hero. After seeing the new spy thriller, I still don't know what a female action hero looks like.
Another Shooting, This Time in a Church. How Should We Respond?
We don't have answers; Christ offers hope and grace and peace.
pain. Simply put, we demonstrate the surpassing power of a God who can heal all. Second, prayer and action are both necessary and powerful. Anytime
Trump Ends DACA, Despite Pleas from Evangelical Advisers
(UPDATED) Two-thirds of evangelicals favor work permits for Dreamers, as program for undocumented immigrants who came as children now faces six-month deadline.
Just days after President Donald Trump met with evangelical leaders to discuss the uncertain future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the White House
Without Action, We Are Hypocrites
Jesus isn’t impressed by our feelings of moral outrage at injustice.
Aug 18, 2017. action, hypocrisy, justice. Without Action, We Are Hypocrites. Without Action, We Are Hypocrites. Jesus prejudices. Without action, nothing would change.
The Martyr’s Oath, an Interview with Johnnie Moore on the Persecuted Church
The persecuted church calls the free church to live for the Jesus they are willing to die for
Ed: In the book, you call Christians to consider taking a martyr's oath themselves. That might seem a little extreme to some. Why did you make that part of the book's call to action?
The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 26)
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
about Our Prayers and Our Actions? Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center, discusses the correlation between prayer and action.
Engaging in Dialogue: A Response from a Former Marine, Police Officer, and Pastor on Kaepernick
When one person’s rights are violated, everyone’s rights are in jeopardy.
Many times, this occurred when I dealt with people who were suspected of breaking the law. So, while Kaepernick's action may be viewed by some as unpatriotic, it's not unlawful.
The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 25)
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
about Our Prayers and Our Actions? Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center, discusses the correlation between prayer and action.
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