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What Tim Keller and Michael Gerson Want You to Know About How America Spends Its Money
“It’s possible for a church with deep resources for doing good to get co-opted by nationalism. I don’t want that to happen now.”
After the Trump administration announced a budget that proposed significant cuts to foreign aid, Keller's former church held a global poverty event sponsored by Bono's ONE Campaign.
Let the Little Children Come LessSubscriber Access Only
Experts debate whether restrictions will save or strangle international adoption.
Making sure the Hague laws are followed is crucial for helping foreign countries entrust their children to American parents, she said. That was the motivation
Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 2)
Call. Context. Commission.
Our Context: We are exiles in a foreign land. This world is not our home but it is our mission field and, even in a foreign land, the fields are no less ripe for harvest.
Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 1)
Call. Context. Commission.
The shift to a post-Christendom age means that we as Christians need to rediscover our mission and identity as the people of God in a place that is increasingly foreign and, at times
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
Opinion | Church. Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don't Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs. Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts
Inclusive Leadership: What We Need to Be Effective Leaders in Today’s Diverse World
Are you close friends with someone who is significantly different?
significantly different. This person can serve as a sounding board as you humbly seek to understand a perspective that is foreign to yours. And when
The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles
Immigrants can bless their home countries and their host countries
When Paul was in Rome, a foreign land, he told the Colossians to “pray for us, too, that God will give us many opportunities to speak about his mysterious plan concerning Christ” (Col.
Evangelical Leaders Challenge Trump’s ‘America First’ Budget
Group of 100 prominent Christians worry severe cuts to foreign aid will reverse progress at reducing poverty.
Group of 100 prominent Christians worry severe cuts to foreign aid will reverse progress at reducing poverty. Gleanings. Evangelical Leaders Challenge Trump's 'America First' Budget.
Bivocational Ministry as an Evangelism Opportunity
One-third of American pastors are bivocational.
gospel. Through outside employment, pastors are catapulted into foreign contexts where their proximity to non-Christians is no longer avoidable. Through
Bill Frist: Foreign Aid Saves Lives—And Makes America Safer
How a sliver of the US budget can change the world.
Bill Frist: Foreign Aid Saves Lives—And Makes America Safer. How a sliver of the US budget can change the world. Senator Bill Frist and Jenny Eaton
A Kairos Moment for Small Town America
Over 30 million people still live in rural areas.
Books like Robert Putnam's Our Kids (2015) and JD Vance's bestselling memoir Hillbilly Elegy (2016) became essential tour guides to a culture just as foreign to many Americans as
To Defend Mideast Christians, Can Advocates Critique Islam?Subscriber Access Only
Diaspora leaders in America disagree on how to improve religious freedom back home.
who has a Lebanese Maronite background, was a scheduled participant in CS's annual Washington conference, which leaders often use to advise DC's foreign policy establishment on
Now Kazakhstan Christians Can Prove Their Faith Isn't Foreign
Archaeologists discover that Christianity existed along Silk Road long before the Russians arrived.
Archaeologists discover that Christianity existed along Silk Road long before the Russians arrived.
3 Martian Tips for Contextualization
Lessons from the NASA team who manages the Mars rover.
No, I'm not talking about learning some foreign alien language like Klingon, I'm talking about being able to verbally differentiate between a day on Mars and a day on Earth.
Ten Reasons Every Church-Planting Team Needs a Worship Leader
Worship is warfare.
Their stereotypes of Jesus being the foreign God of a foreign religion are removed simply by relating the gospel and facilitating worship in culturally relevant forms.
Is Orality Really Effective in Sharing the Gospel?
o·ral·i·ty: the quality of being spoken or verbally communicated
In relation to reaching people in cross-cultural and multiethnic contexts, orality methods are vital. It's not just for foreign mission work, but recognizing that we live in a mission field.
US Adds Pakistan to List of Religious Freedom Violators in Belated Report
This year’s State Department rankings come six weeks after the new congressional deadline.
Subscribe to CT and get one year free. Tags: Foreign PolicyInternational Religious Freedom Act (IRFA)Pakistan Religious FreedomSam Brownback. Posted
One-on-One with Johnnie Moore (Part 2): Politics & The Christian Faith
Other faiths have equal concerns for religious liberty and human rights
Second, I care deeply about persecuted Christians (and others) abroad and I saw how some of the George W. Bush and Obama administrations' foreign policy decisions had
International Adoptions Drop to New Low as Evangelical Funding Spikes
Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions.
The number of foreign adoptions annually has fallen to less than a quarter of the totals during peak years over a decade ago, with 22,884 adoptions recorded in 2004.
Nepal Criminalizes Christian Conversion and Evangelism
President approves new sanctions targeting non-Hindus and foreign missionaries.
President approves new sanctions targeting non-Hindus and foreign missionaries.
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’
Analogies between abortion and other “life issues” are shakier than we sometimes suppose.
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