The Generous Soul
Why overcoming the Scrooge in all of us begins with gratitude.
generous living. Grace, Gift, Gratitude, and Generosity. I have 1:14). The second word is gift, which turns out to be almost synonymous with grace. Pauline scholar
Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Dr. Amy Black is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College.
Is it too late to have humility, grace, and reason as we engage in politics? How do we look at the last presidential campaign season and recover from what was incredibly divisive?
The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Scripture alone, Faith alone, Grace alone, Christ alone, to the Glory of God alone
The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Scripture alone, Faith alone, Grace alone, Christ alone, to the Glory of God alone |. Ed Stetzer.
Lecrae’s ‘All Things Work Together’ Is a Grace-Filled Mic Drop
On his Columbia Records debut, the rapper answers his evangelical critics while staying close to his true roots.
Lecrae's 'All Things Work Together' Is a Grace-Filled Mic Drop. Kathryn Freeman| October 16, 2017. Lecrae's 'All Things Work Together' Is a Grace-Filled Mic Drop.
Women in China’s House Church Movement Face a Hidden Challenge
Chinese pastors’ wives struggle with something more personal than political oppression.
As the communications director for China Partnership, I hear daily about efforts to train and equip the mostly male pastorate of a rising church movement called Grace to City, which
Are Evangelicals Losing the Gospel in Our Day?
The Gospel itself never changes; the way we share the Gospel must.
No and yes. Let me explain. The gospel is always the gospel of grace, which is about what God has done, and therefore about what we can only receive and never earn.
6 Ways Martin Luther Led Me to My Own Personal Reformation
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
church. For Luther, discovering that the church was minoring in grace and majoring in works changed his life. It changed mine, too. 2. Grace is amazing. Like
I’m a White Mom of Beautiful ‘Colored’ Boys
As a bi-racial family, how should we raise our children?
We try our best to discipline with consistency and grace; we strive for bedtime Bible study with scripture memory and songs; we live out the gospel, inviting people into our home and
A Punk Rock Rebel Returns to Church
I was parked between “spiritual but not religious” and “New Age dilettante” when depression threw me into God’s arms.
God helped me get off my own back and ease up on myself. Being restored by grace doesn't feel like some cloud-walking bliss-fest or levitation into an upper stratosphere of piety.
A Roman Catholic Appreciation of Justification by Faith
Both traditions can appreciate Luther’s famous dictum as a recovery, not a discovery.
God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead through our own trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have
The Beginning of Dementia Isn’t the End of Grace
How the church can come to the aid of sufferers and their loved ones.
The Beginning of Dementia Isn't the End of Grace. Our Rating. Book Title Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia: "Experiencing Dementia--Honoring God".
What Does the Lord Require of You?
Micah’s most beloved verse is more than a spiritual to-do list.
From their redemption in Egypt to their threats in the wilderness to the first night in the Promised Land (Gilgal), God reminds Israel of his redeeming grace.
Hope for America’s Opioid Epidemic Is Grace in a Syringe
Why addiction ministry can include fellowship, the gospel and Narcan.
Hope for America's Opioid Epidemic Is Grace in a Syringe. Lindsay Stokes| August 15, 2017. Hope for America's Opioid Epidemic Is Grace in a Syringe. Image: iStock.
20 Truths from "Sing!"
When we sing we witness to the people in our church who are yet to believe
preferences. Intrinsically it's driven by the One who died and was raised. (18). Singing gives voice to a heart that deeply knows the gospel of grace. (23). Our
Use Globalization for the Gospel
The four corners of the world are now in your neighborhood.
Jesus is. There is so much that can be misunderstood. Our new friends may have never heard words like grace, redemption, or crucifixion. This is why
A Millennial Anomaly? Why I’m Still In Church
Just because Millennials aren’t at your church doesn’t mean they’ve forsaken church.
Stories push us to grace in a way content does not. We all feel the effects of a sinful world; we make mistakes and are mistaken- against, and we all need grace for each other.
Our Two Spiritual Time Zones
Living in the tension between present promise and future fulfillment.
“Seeing” often comes later. Present grace pushes us toward the future, while future grace comes to meet us in the present. Grace propels our movement