The Skeptical State of Bible Reading in 2017
Two surveys examine who studies Scripture, who doesn't, and why.
And most said the Bible encourages serving the poor (86% of antagonists, 79% of skeptics), patience (83% of antagonists, 78% of skeptics), and generosity (85% of antagonists, 96% of
Princeton Seminary Reforms Its Views on Honoring Tim Keller
School rescinds a major theology prize amid complaints over women’s ordination.
“In the grace and love of Jesus Christ, we strive to be a community that can engage with generosity and respect those with whom we disagree about important issues,” he said.
Bearing Burdens After Obamacare
The future of Christian health care sharing.
But it's not something that's commanded.”. Like most acts of generosity described in the Bible, providing for needs within the church should be done voluntarily, scholars say.
3 Mistakes Churches Make When They Talk Money
Ministry leader wants to spread the biblical message of generosity in order to grow generous givers.
Ministry leader wants to spread the biblical message of generosity in order to grow generous givers. He has been actively spreading the biblical message of generosity for 20 years.
Facts, Faith, and Faces
World Relief hosts free webinar: Leading Your Church Through the Post-Election Environment
Kingdom values that dominate scripture are compassion for the hurting, sacrifice of the self, true hospitality (defined as the the love of the stranger), and generosity evidenced in a
Three Practices For Third Space Churches
How do we seek the flourishing of our city in such a way that contributes to the urban renewal happening all around us?
in the midst of a shifting culture. We are called to be a people marked by service and charity, generosity and faithfulness. But now we are in the midst
Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor
How can your family, and your church, be more generous this holiday season?
Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor. Border Crossing: Lessons in Generosity from the Believing Poor. Generosity may have had little to do with it.
What’s the Deal with Lent?
Skepticism about this season is based mostly on myths and misconceptions.
However, the path of Lent—prayer, fasting, and generosity over a period of time—is heavily emphasized by the authors of and characters in the Bible, including Jesus.
When Tithing Comes With a Money-Back Guarantee
How did churches like NewSpring and Life.Church get thousands of Christians to start giving? By offering a refund if God isn't faithful.
pastor Craig Groeschel. “We will lead the way with irrational generosity because we truly believe it's more blessed to give than to receive.”. Many churches
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
for the long term. We are more likely to flourish when we live lives marked by generosity and by deep and abiding ties to other people. And of course
Saturday is for Seminars—HDI Disaster Ministry Conference
Velocity, and Disaster Ministry Conference. Find out how to be involved!
Topics: Creating A Healthy Staff Culture, Extraordinary Leadership, Best Practices, New Trends in Ministry, Cultivating Generosity, and Multisite Strategy.
How to Be at Peace and Get What You Want
Fortune 500 CEO Brad Hewitt’s wisdom for moving past our insatiable cravings.
This is another “generosity discipline” we want to encourage you to consider. Many people would agree that this level of generosity is a good idea. Most recognize it as a stretch.
Border Crossing: Renting to Churches of Other Cultures Part 2
When pastors consider renting to churches from other cultures, they must examine their motives.
According to Robert McAffee Brown, many Latin American believers read Scripture through the lenses of generosity and material need. Generosity in Practice.