Evangelism: A Traveler’s Perspective
Evangelism is inviting, encouraging, and inspiring travelers to journey with us to the City of God.
to my room. I returned with my preaching Bible as a gift to our new friend, and we were amazed to witness him decide to follow Jesus. I encouraged him
Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head Coverings
How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation.
male and female he created them” (Gen. 1:27). The opening pages of the Bible teach that woman was created in God's image (the crucial dividing line between mankind and beast).
#Charlottesville, the Christian Response, and Your Church's Call
Silence on matters of hatred and bigotry is antithetical to the gospel.
Don't hold back. And say they have no place in your (or any) church, without repentance. The Bible is Clear about Bigotry and Hatred. The Bible is clear that we will have sin in this world.
Questioning Why God Questions
If He wants to have meaningful relationship with us, it will require dialogue.
In the first real conversation God had with people in the Bible, God asked, “Where are you?” (Gen. 1:20). The idea that God asks questions makes some Bible readers uncomfortable.
How to Make the Bible Central in Small Groups
And the shift in leader training that makes all the difference.
truth for themselves. They can help group members find the passage or note how a passage correlates to other stories in the Bible. Whether someone
Reaching a New Generation with the Bible
We can no longer depend on methods that worked 20 years ago.
up of Millennials. Creating a sense of belonging comes first, and from that, church activities—including Bible engagement—follow. Likewise, Sara Wolbrecht
A Millennial Anomaly? Why I’m Still In Church
Just because Millennials aren’t at your church doesn’t mean they’ve forsaken church.
isn't finished with us. When I went to Bible college (Clarks Summit University), I learned a lot about Jesus and the Church. He loves us each individually
Perfect Love Casts Out Fear
Receive the love of God so freely given.
|. Jerry Root. Image: Jorge Láscar. 0; tweet; share; email; print. The Bible is clear: we all need the gospel. The Bible says the antidote to fear is the love of God.
How We Read the Bible Rightly and Get It Wrong
Let's show mercy to those who 'misinterpret' Jeremiah 29:11 and other favorite verses.
How We Read the Bible Rightly and Get It Wrong. Jonathan T. Pennington| July 12, 2017. How We Read the Bible Rightly and Get It Wrong. Image: Tessa Cooper / Lightstock.
John 15:5 (NIV). It was hard to decide. I stood staring at the shelves in the local Christian bookstore, trying to choose which Bible study was the right one.
One-on-One with Jon Laansma on His New Book on Hebrews
Associate Professor of Ancient Languages and New Testament offers new commentary.
professor of ancient languages and New Testament at Wheaton College, and author of the new book The Letter to the Hebrews: A Commentary for Preaching, Teaching, and Bible Study
Pastoring in the Age of Celebrity
How famous Bible teachers impact local Bible study.
The attention around a popular Bible teacher and their work can make any given Bible study or sermon series from a local leader seem lacking in comparison.
3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study Dropouts
What really keeps us engaged with the discipline of studying Scripture.
3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study Dropouts. What really keeps us engaged with the discipline of studying Scripture. Jen Wilkin| June 21, 2017. 3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study Dropouts.
Literacy, Orality, and the Web (Part Two)
What oral communication can accomplish in Bible translation projects that print communication alone cannot
What oral communication can accomplish in Bible translation projects that print communication alone cannot. Jul 18, 2017. literacy, orality, Bible translation.
God, Guns, and Oil
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress.
Bob Smietana| August 18, 2017. One of the first things that Richard Parks learned after moving into South Central Los Angeles is that Bible studies and liquor stores don't mix.