The Diffusion and Influence of Contemporary Worship
How does worship music style relate to congregational growth?
Michael Lee, Ph.D., is the lead researcher on one such research project, “Entrepreneurial Evangelicalism,” which seeks to identify key innovators and their ministry innovations and
What is Biblical Preaching?
President of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary advocates for expository preaching
the church. Yet, within evangelicalism, precisely how one is to preach the Bible remains a contested topic—and one with huge ramifications. Though
Weekend Edition - January 20, 2017
Rural churches, same-sex marriage, ICYMI, and church signs
Nevertheless, Evangelicalism is undergoing a similar winnowing over the issue of how to respond to homosexuality. The Grace of Church Discipline – Mark Galli.
16 Scholars, Authors, and Celebs Evangelicals Lost in 2016
Remembering Thomas Oden, Peter Wagner, Cliff Barrows, Gordon Lewis, and others.
Image: InterVarsity Press. Note: This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all deaths related to evangelicalism, or Christianity, in 2016. Other lists can be found here and here.
Weekend Edition - December 31
Book recommendations from Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, and Desiring God
I have tried to anticipate them in my explanations, but for the most part, this really is a post about some good gifts the seeker church of yesteryear has given contemporary evangelicalism
Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism
The future of evangelicalism includes harsh realities for churches.
Jun 29, 2016. Church. Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism. Issues in the Future of Evangelicalism. The future of evangelicalism includes harsh realities for churches.
The State of The Church in America: When Numbers Point To A New Reality, Part 2
Before you dismiss research as unimportant, read this. If facts are our friends, then it's time we listen to them for the good of the Church in America.
The share of Americans who identify with evangelicalism has ticked downward slightly in recent years (from 26% in 2007 to 25% as of 2014), but the number of evangelicals in the US
Ten Reasons Why Theology Matters
Most Christians agree theology is important, but can't articulate why. These reasons can help.
There is much handwringing today over what it means to be evangelical, and the temptation is strong to define an essential evangelicalism—to pin it down to one particular form.
Stand and Share: My Interview with Outreach Magazine
The Decline of Christian Evangelism … and What We Can Do About It
In this day, it feels like we need to stand up and rally people to both—serving the hurting and saving the lost. But look at the landscape today in evangelicalism.