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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.
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
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.
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. 22)
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.
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
Ready to Write Your Book? Here's a Five Point Checklist
It's time to start writing.
To know if you've got an idea big enough for a book, open a document on your computer and start jotting down your ideas in three categories: killer stories, big ideas, and calls to 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.
My Visit to Montreat
I spent a day at the home of the Rev. Billy Graham.
Graham. He's not been in that office for a long time, but it is as he left it, with his favorite picture of Ruth Bell Graham. And here I am. Ready for action. Actually
Kaepernick, Speech, and a Job: The Cleat May Soon be on the Other Foot
Free speech is important, but is it always helpful, and how does it relate to employment?
later. In light of this calling, our first action before reaching for Twitter or switching the channel is to reflect in prayer on the causes behind these reactions.
Kaine Is Simply Not Able to Speak Up Rightly for the "Least of These"
The "least of these" includes the unborn.
or Republicans. Christians (particularly evangelicals) need to get better at ignoring this co-option of our faith to call for some legislative action. The fact
Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Bayou City Fellowship in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Church launches website to "Help Houston Get Home."
as possible for those we are serving. Ed: How have you seen the Church in action over the past week? Christa: Bayou City Fellowship began our efforts
One-on-One with Daniel Im on Discipleship from a Systems Perspective
Five micro-shifts that lead to macro-change
of fruitfulness. The only way lasting change happens is through a series of small decisions that are put into action and completed one at a time. Ed: In
10 Characteristics of Movemental Christianity
Moving from addition to reproduction.
No movement will happen until pressure is applied to move the church from the place of being static to a body of believers in action—from addition to reproduction.
Evangelism is a Four Letter Word
Evangelism isn’t what it used to be and is uncertain of what it should be.
(Romans 10:14). Action Steps. Teach-discuss-pray into each of these four letter words with your team/group/class/cohorts. Agree to an action step for each one.
Preaching the Gospel with Words: Why There’s No Other Way
We marginalize evangelism when we say the good news is social action.
Other Way. We marginalize evangelism when we say the good news is social action. Evangelism and social action are two arms on the same body. We begin
The Power of Polarity
It’s past time the ongoing divide between justice and evangelism was broken down.
This is true in the world of music, which is mostly storytelling set to song. It is true in the world of television and film, which is mostly storytelling set to action.
Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Crosspoint Church in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Donating money, instead of supplies, helps the local economy.
work. Ed: How have you seen the Church in action over the past week? Justin: During the storm, we were praying without ceasing for the rain to just stop.
5 Ways to Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions
The holy work of change requires a power much greater than personal discipline.
The holy work of change starts with contemplation before action. She formed a holy habit through simple love in action, not by attempting to keep an appointment with a clock.
John Adams’ Words 240 Years Later: A Faith Filter for the Church Today
The role of the “great Politician” can only be found in the person of Jesus Christ.
Perhaps it's that, as my dad likes to say, “We really do have two ears and one mouth for a reason,” and listening to the other side is the best plan of action.
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
The moral imagination of literature speaks volumes.
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