Introducing John Richards, The New BGCE Managing Director
I am very excited to welcome John Richards as our new Managing Director at the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism.
role. I am so glad to have him here. I also wanted to have you all get to know him a bit as he will be guest blogging for me here on The Exchange. So
Weekend Edition—June 24, 2016
Church members, Stats, Singing Scripture, Church Signs, and more!
yet. But, I get to serve authors by coaching them in an area in which I (usually) am more knowledgeable than them: social media and blogging. I love it.
Weekend Edition: February 5, 2016
Engaging in politics, What loves is not, Single Christians, and more
Body. The Church's One Foundation—Rebecca Faires. The writers at She Reads Truth are blogging themes from the theology in older hymns. But the
The Christian's best option is love.
of faith, today's Christians and Muslims can improve our relationships with each other by harnessing the power of new media to promote peace (Twitter, blogging, YouTube, books
Nine Favorite Posts from Thin Places
The best of faith, family, disability, and culture as I say goodbye to blogging.
Disability; Faith; Family; Race; SexualityMay 07, 2015. Nine Favorite Posts from Thin Places The best of faith, family, disability, and culture as I say goodbye to blogging.Amy Julia Becker
Morning Roundup 6/2/15
Pastors' Spouses; Time-lapse of NYC; Getting Attention in the Christian Blogosphere
One of the common concerns I've seen come up again and again about blogging (and Twitter… and Facebook…) is that it's inherently selfish. Well, while
"Looking for Ways to Build Bridges"
A conversation with CT editor Katelyn Beaty about blogging, books, and what's next.
Disability; Faith; Family; Race; SexualityMay 08, 2015. "Looking for Ways to Build Bridges"A conversation with CT editor Katelyn Beaty about blogging, books, and what's next.
The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
real relationship. I don't want to discourage people who feel called to blogging—I do some of it myself—and I don't want to downplay their gifts. We must
How to Liberate Ourselves from the Perils of Platform
For writers, bloggers, and speakers, the pitfalls of self-promotion are offset by a robust vision of women’s gifts in the church.
For writers, bloggers, and speakers, the pitfalls of self-promotion are offset by a robust vision of women's gifts in the church.
Dogs and Honor-Shame Culture: Unity Amidst Brokenness
Amidst honor and shame culture, we must pursue restoration and unity above all else.
the bad dog. I know because I've played the watchdog before. Blogging in the niche space of Asian American Christian is a bit esoteric. I don't operate
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
(Indeed, to bring things full circle, this article is a direct result of my blogging at The Anxious Bench, a religious history blog on Patheos, which a male colleague invited me to join in 2015
Morning Roundup 11/11/14
Hobby Lobby Take Two; Methodist Revival; Drifting Secular
where I had the privilege of presenting on “Why We Need More Wesley in the Heart of Evangelicalism and more Mission in the Heart of Wesleyanism.” I'll be blogging on that soon.
Morning Roundup 4/21/15
Churches as Financial Hostages; Introverts and Extroverts; Changing the World
In this episode of The Exchange, I host Dr. Rainer in studio to discuss discipleship, family, fatherhood, blogging, biblical church membership and his latest book, Autopsy of a Deceased
Top Posts of 2014
Looking back on a year in news and culture from Let it Go to Ferguson to Prenatal Testing
The cool thing about blogging is that you get to cover a whole host of topics over the course of a year. Pop culture, sex, and race tend to fly to the top
Best Guest Posts of 2014
Disability, race, and family top this blog's charts this year.
print. Although I began blogging in 2008, this blog moved to Christianity Today last February. It is called "Thin Places" because I hope it is a space dedicated
Morning Roundup 2/11/15
Lecrae at the Grammys; Pastors' Friends; Assuming Evangelism
7 Suggestions for Pastors and Pastor Spouses to Find True Friends—Ron Edmondson. Blogging and leadership guru Ron Edmonson continues to provide good content. People talk.
Morning Roundup 2/3/15
Disciple-Making on Their Turf; MissionShift Book Review; Remembering Steve Hayner
In this episode of The Exchange, Ed Stetzer hosts Rainer in studio to discuss discipleship, family, fatherhood, blogging, biblical church membership and his latest book, Autopsy of a
Morning Roundup 1/29/14
The Obama Doctrine; Christian Blogging and the Bride of Christ; Imago Dei and Homosexuality
The Obama Doctrine; Christian Blogging and the Bride of Christ; Imago Dei and Homosexuality. Jan 29, 2014. Roundup. Does Christian Blogging Rend the Bride of Christ?—Mike Leake.