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Six Degrees of Separation: Why Our Witness Matters
Our lives reach farther than we can imagine.
on the world. It's amazing to look back through history and trace the events that eventually led to Billy Graham's conversion. It's incredibly inspirational
Remember the Other Carey: Unsung Hero of the Modern Missions Movement
Lott Carey was born a slave, purchased his freedom, and carried the gospel to Africa.
adult. The Conversion. Around 1804 in Richmond. This message led to his conversion and baptism. Carey, like most slaves, was illiterate at the time. But
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
I’m a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith
Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer.
I'm a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who's Open About His Faith. Why I follow Jesus publicly, even when people warn that my career will suffer. Wesley So| August 18, 2017.
Belong, Believe, Become: A New Process of Evangelism
The American evangelical process is shifting.
in churches in America. They are. The gospel has never stopped being powerful. Conversion growth will continue to happen. Nothing can prevent the
Christians in Film: Why I'm Going to See The Resurrection of Gavin Stone
Some thoughts on Christian movies... and some hope...
In less than a week, the video about Michaels' conversion to faith had more than one million views across socia media platforms. “We make testimony videos at our church every month.
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
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
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.
Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness
An apologist argues that beauty and imagination are key to faith formation.
more. Like CS Lewis, I had a two-step conversion. true. However, for both Lewis and myself, imagination and reason were both necessary for conversion.
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.
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I Am a Survivor of Pastoral Exhaustion
Four insights that keep me from going down that road again.
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In a long-term ministry, you will understand that the strength of your testimony is not only to remember the moment of your conversion but to show exactly how many times you have
Towards Missional Effectiveness: The Mark of Multiplication (Part 6)
Go where people are, make disciples, plant churches.
According to Eckhard Schnabel, there are [at least] fifteen phases or locations of Paul's missionary work that took place in 35 years between his conversion (31/32 AD) and his death in
Most White Evangelicals Don’t Believe Muslims Belong in America
Pew updates its comprehensive survey of what US Muslims believe and do, and how their neighbors feel about them.
Conversion and interfaith marriage among US Muslims have remained relatively stable: 1 in 5 Muslims in America is a convert, with 53 percent joining the faith from a Protestant
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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Are Evangelicals Donating Too Directly to Missions?
Are Evangelicals Donating Too Directly to Missions?
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
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