Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
And that's why I'm here—to again visit those whose lives are close to the center of Christian witness. Make no mistake about it. Turkey is one tough place to live out the life of Christ.
The Sanctification Gap
The call to die is really a call to experience life the way we were meant to.
The Christian is called to follow Jesus, become more like Him, and die to self. Most Christians know that God is calling them to live a life of holiness and submission to Christ, yet few
Top 10 Posts of 2017
It's that time of year.
(2) Dear Fellow Christians: It's Time to Speak Up for Refugees. If we are pro-life, we are pro-refugee. The fact that many Christians have joined in shows me it is a Christian problem.
Today’s Evangelists Face a Crisis of Confidence
Why “post-Christian America” hasn’t surpassed the need for straightforward apologetics.
the Christian God is one who has pursued us, knows us, and who gives us the very reason for our existence. This same God invites us out of our extreme individualism and into a life
The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick Douglass
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society.
Douglass was a kind of prophet crying in the wilderness of Christian slaveholding America. It's no coincidence that in the most famous speech of his life—“What to the Slave is the Fourth
Community Arts, Visual Artistry, and the Christian Faith
Leah Samuelson is Associate Lecturer of Art at Wheaton College.
Community Arts, Visual Artistry, and the Christian Faith. In this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn and Ed talk with Leah Samuelson about community art—what it means and how it
What the New Midlife Crisis Means for Christian Women
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
Although these challenges are common to many American women, Christian women, in particular, face an My desire to see women cultivate a vital spiritual life and establish healthy
Amy Wright, CNN’s Hero of the Year, Points to God as Her Inspiration
We are called to be a people who love the gift of life and advocate for its preservation.
She cared for her own children, certainly, but also felt compelled by her Christian faith to take action. Nevertheless, we are called to be a people who love the gift of life—in all its many
Pushing into Places of Conflict for the Good of the Kingdom
Leadership requires a commitment to solving conflict.
Yet Christian organizations, churches, and families are full of people talking behind each other's backs movie We Bought a Zoo, Matt Damon reflects on the worthwhile challenges of life.
South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope
The fields of South Sudan could feed the whole continent.
Fellowship (MAF) flew us from Uganda onto a dirt landing strip in Yei South Sudan, a wind-blown village bravely holding onto life. It was critical to the spread of the Christian message.
Breathing New Life into the Christian University
What would it look like if higher education were grounded in the worship, love, and study of God?
Breathing New Life into the Christian University. What would it look like if higher education were grounded in the worship, love, and study of God? Philip