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We Are the Light of the (Cyber) World: Let’s Act Like It
Do justly, love mercy, walk
He knew full well that one day, centuries down the road, our physical realms would expand into an internet age full of strange new words like “GIF,” “emoticon,” and “tweet.” The
Andy Savage’s Standing Ovation Was Heard Round the World. Because It Was Wrong.
It's not an incident. It's abuse.
And, they applauded. So, it's easy to take cheap shots (witness the internet) at the church, but they were applauding based on what they knew. However
3 Ways Pastors and Church Leaders Undermine Themselves on Social Media
Church leaders need to be in social media spaces
worse. According to Pew Research Center in 2016, about 79% of adults who use the internet use Facebook, 32% use Instagram, and 24% use Twitter.
One-on-One with Daniel Treier on the Updated Evangelical Dictionary of Theology
First published in the 1950s, the last major revision was in the 1980s.
avoid quick obsolescence. Once I started the updating, though, various forms of internet searching convinced me of their importance. There are massive
How the Transgender Narrative Perpetuates Stereotypes
The church can offer hope to those who find it hard to love the body they’re in.
parents. “God should have made me a girl.”. By age 14, Brandon was scouring the internet for information on sex reassignment surgery. After extensive
Suffering in Cyberspace
The unique process of learning to suffer well online.
While I have been critical of how the internet can depersonalize and cheapen human communication, I have found that it may be—at its best—a safe and edifying place for sharing
Why Girls Need Camp
Christian camp can be a powerful, confidence-building experience for girls.
In the eyes of many parents and grandparents, summer camp is simply a way to prevent their kids from spending their summers playing video games and surfing the Internet.
The Hard Truth About Mr. Right
An excerpt from “Party of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of Singleness.”
Perhaps the advent of the internet, and consequently dating sites and apps, has acted as a catalyst for one of your deepest fears as it has mine: There's always someone better out there
Being People of Truth in a World of Fake News
Use common sense, desire discernment, and cultivate accountability.
things. Here are some things we all can do: Never share what you cannot verify. The Internet is a double-edged sword. Fake stuff is not hard to find. But
5 Books to Read During an Internet SabbaticalSubscriber Access Only
Considering a break from the web? Let Esther Emery pick the right readings to keep you company.
5 Books to Read During an Internet Sabbatical. Considering a break from the web? Here, she chooses five books to read during an Internet sabbatical.
Go Big or Go Home: Reimagining Rural Church Planting
If millions of Americans still lived in rural areas, surely God cared about them too.
None of the church planting models I saw during my seminary years—whether at school or on television, the internet, or in popular Christian literature—seemed to care much at all for
The 4 Great Challenges of Christian Counseling
Pastors must prepare to bear these burdens as they meet with parishioners.
Built-in rest is important, Black says, whether that's a “movie day” written into the calendar, a day unplugged from the Internet and phone, or simply time devoted to being still.
Reaching the Next Generation
This is a generation starving for community.
This is a generation starving for community. It's a fatherless generation, one often connected more on the internet with virtual community than enjoying real community.
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
the #MeToo movement and the Women's March, launched an eight-part series on women's ministry (including a much-debated piece on authority in the age of the internet), and ran
When ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’ Bombed, I Had to Rethink Humility
Watching a beloved video game franchise crash and burn challenged my gut reaction to disappointment.
Then, shortly before release, news of the game's glitches started hitting the internet. Maybe everyone was complaining about nothing. People love to complain on the internet, after all.
Theology for Life (Ep. 9): False Intimacy: A Discussion on Pornography, the Brain, and Our Faith
Dr. William Struthers is Professor of Psychology at Wheaton College.
There's a generation coming up, says Struthers, who've come of age with the Internet in their homes and have a dependency to pornography—it's a self-medication.
How Protestant Churches Are Involved with Adoption and Foster Care
Survey finds nondenominational ones are most active. But half of churchgoers say their church doesn’t mention either issue.
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Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice as Likely to Identify as Atheist or LGBT
Barna findings on Generation Z pose new challenges for the church.
them eight or more. A recent study out from Baylor University has noted a correlation between increased Internet time and decreased religious affiliation.
Is Orality Really Effective in Sharing the Gospel?
o·ral·i·ty: the quality of being spoken or verbally communicated
ages. Some examples of the tools of the age are transportation, radio, television, the internet, cell phones, and other kinds of recording technology. However
Evangelical Campus Ministry (InterVarsityUSA) Decides Employees Should Hold Evangelical Beliefs on Marriage (Updated with InterVarsity Statement)
Evangelical organizations employ people who share their core beliefs, just like your church.
abrupt, or a shock. So, why is this news? Well, the Internet is abuzz with outrage and now stories are hitting the mainstream media. But why is it news
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
Evangelist Billy Graham Has Died
'America's pastor' shaped modern evangelicalism.
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