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.
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.
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.
Defending the Faith (of Others)
Russian evangelicals’ hesitancy to back Jehovah’s Witnesses could backfire.
buildings. Though Russia continues to favor the Orthodox Church over minority and foreign faiths, evangelicals can't necessarily expect the same treatment.
The Turquoise Table Movement Wants You
Kristin Schell invites believers to trade entertaining for simple front-yard hospitality.
It was so foreign, obviously, but here I was in a strange land, as a stranger, not speaking the language, and still, something resonated, and I loved being at that table.
On Israel, Most Hispanic Christians Are Ambivalent
Survey finds efforts to diversify Christian Zionism have a ways to go.
the survey, sponsored by the NHCLC and the Philos Project, LifeWay Research also looked at several other issues, including views of Hispanic Christians on politics, foreign policy, the
Why Christians Are Abandoning the Orphanage
A new focus on the family is changing how Christians care for abandoned and neglected children.
Foreign adoptions to the US have dropped even more in recent years, falling from 22,884 in 2004 to 5,372 in 2016. Eighty percent of the drop in US adoptions
Immigrants Are Reshaping American Missions
Latino congregations are launching their own international partnerships to support ministries and churches in their homelands.
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Mario Salamanca's church meets in an unmarked storefront in Compton, California. Taken as a whole, immigrants form the largest foreign aid force in the United States.
The Case for a 'New Christian Zionism'
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
These supporters often believe that American flourishing depends in part on US foreign policy aligning with Israel's interests. Their approach tracks closely with that of the political right.
Evangelism, Iranian Style
Amid persecution and a travel ban, Iran’s youth want community and transformation from within.
As recent US foreign policy decisions about Iran made news headlines, I caught up with Shariat by email to hear his thoughts about this year's travel bans, Iran's next generation of
Gleanings: June 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).
Evangelicals protest Trump cuts to foreign aid. More than 100 prominent Christians, including two who prayed at President Donald Trump's inauguration
You Are Plural
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Here's why they matter.
Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior. Trillions of foreign creatures in and on our bodies shape our health, desires, and behavior.