Crossing the Wasteland of Faith
Years after my dramatic, unlikely conversion, it seemed God had gone silent.
Years after my dramatic, unlikely conversion, it seemed God had gone silent. Years after my dramatic, unlikely conversion, it seemed God had gone silent.
The Nations Have Come to Our Cities
We cannot overlook the influx of "the nations" ready for the gospel.
I wondered what God was up to when more than half of the church stood up. The nations were coming to our church. Our first conversion was a Thai American anesthesiologist.
Sweden Can't Deport Christian Convert Back to Iran (Yet)
Canada also stalled over Iranian Christian 'war criminal', while Czech Republic will deport 25 Iraqi Christians.
deport one migrant—an Iranian Christian man identified only by the initials FG—back to Iran without first considering how its Islamic regime will treat him due to his conversion from Islam
Malaysia Rules Muslim Man Can Convert to Christianity
Judge's landmark decision offers hope to Malay Christians amid Bible seizures and 'Allah' bans.
Cases of conversion in Malaysia have been plagued by official dissension and charges of apostasy as Muslim authorities challenged verdicts by secular courts in Shari'ah tribunals.
Dissertations that are Needed Today
Work to add to the body of human knowledge.
I would love to see a research project on the elongation of the conversion process. I believe conversion is a punctiliar moment in time. What are the factors leading to conversion?
A 'Romantic Way to Escape Persecution': Online Matchmaking
Persecution watchdog group hopes romantic connections between Western and Pakistani Christians could lead to asylum. Other persecution groups aren’t so sure.
show up in court. That wasn't an anomaly—about 370 cases of forced conversion and marriage were reported in Pakistan in 2014. BPCA began in 2009
Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism
The future of evangelicalism includes harsh realities for churches.
The gospel should be presented as bigger than personal salvation, more robust than going to heaven when one dies, and more pressing than just at the time of conversion.
The Top 5 Testimonies of 2015
Here are the Christian conversion stories that CT readers shared most.
The Top 5 Testimonies of 2015. Here are the Christian conversion stories that CT readers shared most. Joshua Wood. [ posted 12/22/2015 06:00AM ]. 0; tweet; share; email; print.
Africa Has a New Islamic State. Or Does It?
The Gambia’s president has declared it so. Not everyone is convinced.
Victoria's representatives in Africa saw local imams and muftis as a socially stabilizing force and built up their power, even to the extent of passing laws against conversion to Christianity
The Remarkable Mr. Graham
The evangelist (and CT founder) is 98 today. An historian examines the way he shaped the church and the world.
In the early days Graham called for something like a “ready-set-go” conversion experience. His primary emphasis always fell on individual conversion.