Weekend Edition: October 2, 2015
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future. Perhaps your community has a history of floods or of forest fires. Or maybe you live in an area prone to tornadoes or hurricanes. Whatever the
Exploring Evangelicalism: The Southern Baptist Convention
Dr. Frank Page, President and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention explains their distinctives and some misconceptions.
We are often first on the ground and last to leave in a wide range of disasters, ranging from hurricanes like Katrina to earthquakes as in Haiti, floods in Indiana or Texas or Oklahoma to
Practicing Advent in a Time of Turbulence
As our nation deals with division and distrust, how do we approach this liturgical season?
We witnessed the growing Syrian refugee crisis, the continued violence of ISIS, water contamination in Flint, as well as deadly earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires all over the
NEW RESEARCH: How Americans View Islam
The way Americans and American pastors view Islam is affected by the work of ISIS.
Watching the evening news, you might conclude that evangelicals are hate-filled bigots constantly making vitriolic statements and saying crazy things about hurricanes being caused by
"These Christians Are Weird . . . But They Love"
An interview with Philip Yancey about his new book, Vanishing Grace
An activist follows Jesus and reaches out toward the vulnerable: the prison fellowships, the sexual trafficking, rebuilding houses after hurricanes and the tsunami in Japan.
Hacksaw Ridge: The Bloody, True Story of Faith in Action
Mel Gibson’s new film raises questions about religious liberty and moral conviction amidst national turmoil.
But at a time in American culture when everything is politicized (the NFL, bathrooms, Skittles, hurricanes, etc.), it's hard not to read an election season release like Hacksaw Ridge
Halloween and Hurricanes
In the past, I have said that Halloween is wasteful. I would still say that it is frivolous. But this year has made me grateful for frivolity, for the safety and comfort that allows families and communities to gather together and dress up and take pictures and giggle and eat candy.
FamilyNovember 02, 2012. Halloween and HurricanesIn the past, I have said that Halloween is wasteful. I would still say that it is frivolous. But this year
Special Report: Will Success Spoil Cuba’s Revival?
With relaxed travel rules, Cuban leaders wonder whether Americans will dampen their churches’ zeal.
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Protestants in Cuba are not known for social work. (To be fair, they tried after four hurricanes hit the island in 2008, but officials ordered them to stop, saying it was the government's job
'Don't Give Up on Japan'
Post-disaster, Tokyo pastor Jonathan Wilson urges ‘outward-looking’ missions in reaching Japanese for Christ.
earth. On average each year, there are 3 million earthquakes, 85 hurricanes, and 60 volcano eruptions worldwide, and in the US, 1,000 tornadoes occur.
How the 'Faith-Based FEMA' Are Helping Moore Move On
As President Obama pledges recovery, Christian volunteers aid Oklahoma tornado victims based on what each denomination does best.
of a grassroots ministry called Disaster Assistance CoC, said he's built up an extensive social media network while responding to eight disasters—including hurricanes, wildfires and