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The “E” Word: Why Many Avoid It, and How We Can Reimagine It
Part Two in a new series.
but too often what I have seen is Christians and churches that have gone back only to find that perhaps the foundation upon which they stood—belief in conversion and salvation in
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?Subscriber Access Only
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
Further, they often reduce conversion to saying a one-time prayer, thus presenting faith as a kind of “fire insurance”—a way to avoid God's judgment, no matter how one decides to live.
Too Public Baptism: Ex-Muslim Loses Lawsuit Against Church
Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against convert tortured in Syria after Tulsa church publicized his conversion online.
Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against convert tortured in Syria after Tulsa church publicized his conversion online. International.
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part One
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
Asia. Thankfully, the missionary already had a post-conversion discipleship plan in place for us to use if any students came to faith during our trip. Unfortunately
Theology for Life (Ep. 10): Protestant Denominations - Similarities and Differences
Dr. Vincent Bacote is Associate Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.
We begin by going back to the Reformation; as time goes on, divergences around various issues occurred (issues like baptism, conversion, the Bible, our response to God, holiness
Can We Evangelize Late Modern Culture?
We cannot assume a shared foundation.
So you see, everyone evangelizes. Conversion isn't just a Christian activity; it's a human activity. We all proselytize what we prefer. We talk about what we are taken with.
From Jonathan Edwards to Jerry FalwellSubscriber Access Only
Pulitzer Prize–winner Frances FitzGerald looks at the long history behind evangelical political activism.
back to evangelicals before the fundamentalist-modernist crisis of the early 20th century, when they were, to a large extent, focused on social issues as well as personal conversion.
The Case for a 'New Christian Zionism'
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
One might well affirm a future mass conversion of Jews to faith in Christ, but there remains the question of which religious communities they would join.
Why Each Day Matters: What Emerson and Mister Rogers Have Taught Me About Life & Gospel Opportunities
How are we using our days to point people to Jesus?
Even post-conversion, Paul displays a humility which enamors us to him. Any sense of arrogance or pride is quickly snuffed out when he places himself at the foot of the cross.
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
God's son. The next morning, the whole military company noticed a change, just as I had noticed the change in my father after his own conversion. I had
Manny Pacquiao, Championship Boxer, Has a New Opponent: Philippine PovertySubscriber Access Only
Why the prize fighter is entering politics in his home country.
joys.”. Dream Conversion. The Philippines evangelical Christianity. Pacquiao's conversion came at the height of his career but at a low point in his personal life. His
The Top 10 Testimonies of 2016
Here are the Christian conversion stories that CT readers shared most.
Here are the Christian conversion stories that CT readers shared most. CT devotes a premium slot in our print magazine—the back page—to a compelling story of Christian conversion.
Surviving the Wasteland of FaithSubscriber Access Only
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.
Three Reasons Why Evangelicals Stopped Advocating for the Environment
It's not theology, it's politics.
John Muir, who was raised in the Disciples of Christ movement, used language about conversion and religious experience, and wrote of experiencing God in nature.
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.
Canada also stalled over Iranian Christian 'war criminal', while Czech Republic will deport 25 Iraqi Christians.
Can ‘The Resurrection of Gavin Stone’ Raise Christian Movies from the Dead?
The church-friendly comedy aims to replace cringes with laughs—but does it succeed?
Leading up to its release, for instance, the film's creators sponsored a Babylon Bee post spoofing bland evangelical flicks with “the predictable conversion scene and subsequent end
Malaysia Rules Muslim Man Can Convert to Christianity
Judge's landmark decision offers hope to Malay Christians amid Bible seizures and 'Allah' bans.
Judge's landmark decision offers hope to Malay Christians amid Bible seizures and 'Allah' bans.
Forward from Conversion: How We Can Focus on Spiritual Growth and Transformation
Making converts is essential, but the job isn't finished until those converts are discipled.
Forward from Conversion: How We Can Focus on Spiritual Growth and Transformation. Forward from Conversion: How We Can Focus on Spiritual Growth and Transformation.
The Ministries of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism
More info about the important work of the BGCE
Engaging churches in evangelism. Our Evangelizing Churches Initiative was created to help churches grow through conversion and reproducing lives.
A Local Preacher and a Jailhouse Jesus Freak Brought Me to Faith in Prison
I was sentenced to life for a murder I didn't commit. But God didn't forget me.
A Local Preacher and a Jailhouse Jesus Freak Brought Me to Faith in Prison. I was sentenced to life for a murder I didn't commit. But God didn't forget me. Gene McGuire| May 26, 2017.
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Finding My 'True Self' As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
Finding My 'True Self' As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
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