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Another Shooting, This Time in a Church. How Should We Respond?
We don't have answers; Christ offers hope and grace and peace.
Whether this trouble comes in the form of personal storms of sickness or relational strife, or physical hurricanes and earthquakes like so many have recently experienced, suffering in all
Why We Need to Talk about Trump’s Haiti Remarks
Christians can expand their compassion by looking at the deeper story of development and immigration.
Daily life in Haiti is for many people a struggle to survive—even without the crises of violence, political upheaval, earthquakes, hurricanes, and mudslides.
Latino Churches Fear Impact of Homeland Security Decisions
US removes deportation protections from largely evangelical group of 200,000 Salvadorans.
that it would end temporary protected status (TPS) for the roughly 200,000 Salvadorans allowed to live in the US without fear of deportation following a pair of earthquakes in their
The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness
Mental illness is not a subject Christians should run from.
Natural disasters (tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes) as well as illnesses (Ebola, diabetes, cancer) are not the result or punishment for a particular sin or sinner.
Dispatch from Puerto Rico: How Caribbean Christians Find Hope After the StormsSubscriber Access Only
Believers in paradise grapple with God’s role in a devastating hurricane season.
“Hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanoes, and the like are a normal and necessary part of the natural order, and we should not see them as judgment or punishment.”.
Confessions of a Christian Prepper
My hope shouldn’t lie in survival skills and stockpiles.
With multiple earthquakes, successive hurricanes, fires raging in the Northwest and California, as well as escalating tensions with North Korea, the last few months have brought an
How Do You Solve a Theological Problem Like Maria?
Record hurricane season challenges believers in paradise to trust God amid life’s literal storms.
Record hurricane season challenges believers in paradise to trust God amid life's literal storms.
When I Can't Calm My Son's Fears
A Small Talk guest post about fear and peace by Micha Boyett
Last fall, after his kindergarten class practiced an earthquake drill, he switched from volcanoes to earthquakes and we worked through his ever-growing fear of earthquakes for months.
Exploring Evangelicalism: The Southern Baptist Convention
Dr. Frank Page, President and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention explains their distinctives and some misconceptions.
We are often first on the ground and last to leave in a wide range of disasters, ranging from hurricanes like Katrina to earthquakes as in Haiti, floods in Indiana or Texas or Oklahoma to
Practicing Advent in a Time of Turbulence
As our nation deals with division and distrust, how do we approach this liturgical season?
We witnessed the growing Syrian refugee crisis, the continued violence of ISIS, water contamination in Flint, as well as deadly earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires all over the
Why Jesus, Not Salvation, Is God’s Greatest Gift to UsSubscriber Access Only
We’re too quick to see the What instead of the Who.
go sailing? Why should a death cause not just earthquakes, dark skies, and torn curtains, but also dozens of random people coming to life? Who produces
Nepal Christians Return to Worship after Earthquake Turns Churches into TombsSubscriber Access Only
Evangelicals bear brunt of Christian deaths.
Evangelicals bear brunt of Christian deaths.
A Ministry of the MundaneSubscriber Access Only
The life of a pastor is filled with high spiritual moments, but it’s mostly conducted in the quiet, ordinary routines of church life.
Each time, the text is clear that God was not in any of these events. God was in what came next: a whisper. Does this mean God isn't in control of earthquakes and fires and wind? No.
Gleanings: September 2015Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
Nepal: Hindu nation might ban evangelism. The long-awaited draft of Nepal's new constitution, delayed by devastating earthquakes this spring, has proved disappointing to Christians.
Nepal Earthquake Collapses Churches during Weekly Worship ServicesSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Scores of deaths will likely revive burial debate. Disaster delays religious freedoms of new constitution.
(UPDATED) Scores of deaths will likely revive burial debate. Disaster delays religious freedoms of new constitution.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better.Subscriber Access Only
Nepal’s recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better. Nepal's recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously. Jamie Aten
Morning Roundup 11/27/12: Cultural Engagement; Discipleship Culture; Taking Mature Disciples to the Next Level
Just like earthquakes can produce massive waves that travel thousands of miles from their origin, Manhattan produces a cultural tsunami that reaches all the way to Manila.
Moses at the MoviesSubscriber Access Only
When we trace more than a century of movies about the Exodus, what do we learn?
Later, when the Hebrews worship the golden calf, God punishes them with lightning and earthquakes, and not by sending the Levites to kill them at random.
'Don't Give Up on Japan'Subscriber Access Only
Post-disaster, Tokyo pastor Jonathan Wilson urges ‘outward-looking’ missions in reaching Japanese for Christ.
earth. On average each year, there are 3 million earthquakes, 85 hurricanes, and 60 volcano eruptions worldwide, and in the US, 1,000 tornadoes occur.
Fracking Isn't a Four-Letter WordSubscriber Access Only
Why Christians should reconsider the oft-misunderstood drilling practice.
fracking. Experts debate whether fracking can lead to earthquakes, though scientists at the United States Geological Survey said there is no connection.
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism.
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