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One-on-One with Jon Laansma on His New Book on Hebrews
Associate Professor of Ancient Languages and New Testament offers new commentary.
of how the promise delivered to Abraham leads us, God's family, on the path behind our leader, Jesus, to the place He entered on our behalf, the presence of the holy God of Israel.
Our Two Spiritual Time ZonesSubscriber Access Only
Living in the tension between present promise and future fulfillment.
Not long ago, I traveled to Israel and walked around in Jerusalem. Visiting the old city in Israel, I was reminded that in Jesus, we ourselves are the living stones.
On Israel, Most Hispanic Christians Are Ambivalent
Survey finds efforts to diversify Christian Zionism have a ways to go.
Research. On Israel, Most Hispanic Christians Are Ambivalent. Survey Evangelical pilgrims march in a Jerusalem parade to express solidarity with Israel. Hispanic
The Case for a ‘New Christian Zionism’
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
The Case for a 'New Christian Zionism'. Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel's past, present, and future. Nathan Finn| June 22
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
While I was preparing with a team to go on a missions trip to Israel's Jewish absorption centers, I met a young lady named Rosebud who was taking a break in the fast food restaurant
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part Two)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
Yahweh's call for an empathetic perspective toward those sojourning in the land of Israel is clearly mandated: “He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the
It’s Not Only Bullies Who BoastSubscriber Access Only
We’re too quick to ignore one of Paul’s most persistent warnings.
If you're fighting Goliath, don't boast in your pebbles or your aim; boast in “the name of the Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom [Goliath] defied” (1 Sam. 17:45).
A Deeper Debate over Drums in ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Native Christians still wrestle with how their culture fits into their churches.
“When Israel brought sacred objects of a nation they had conquered and tried to use them to worship the Lord, God says, 'No. That drives me away.' ”.
Effective Partnering: The Church and Cross-Cultural Worker On-Task Together
A good church-field partnership takes work and lots of communication.
What story connects with the heart of the church leaders and will motivate the church to respond in obedience? Is it Mexico or Mongolia? Israel or Indonesia? Deaf people?
Deborah: A Victorious Leader
Deborah: A Victorious Leader. Jo Saxton Jo Saxton. Bio @josaxton Facebook. Today's Verse. “Deborah, the wife of Lappidoth, was a prophet who was judging Israel at that time.
One-on-One with Dave Choi of Church of the Beloved in Chicago
Dave started the church in 2011 with no people, no resources, no building, nothing.
seek the Lord. During that time, I felt the Lord saying, “Open up Exodus 33.” It's the chapter right after Israel had worshiped the golden calf. God was angry
Where Obama's Final Push for a Two-State Solution Leaves Trump
Three Christians explain the intensifying world debate over Israel's West Bank settlements.
Three Christians explain the intensifying world debate over Israel's West Bank settlements. Kerry Endorses a 'False Narrative' on Israel. Gerald McDermott.
Exposing the Truth about Honor and Shame
The Four Dimensions Christians Must Understand
A sanctified conscience has a proper sense of shame (Malachi 1:6-9). God wanted Israel to feel shame (Ezekiel 16:60-63), and Paul deliberately evoked shame among the Corinthians
Towards Missional Effectiveness: The Mark of Sentness (Part 5)
God’s mission involves sending. But what does God send His people to do?
He goes to Adam and Eve, sends Abraham to the Promised Land, Moses to Egypt, Jonah to the Ninevites, Israel to Babylon, Jesus to the world, the Spirit to the Church, and the Church
Towards Missional Effectiveness: The Mark of Missional Community (Part 4)
Community is the vehicle of God's mission.
Himself. In the context of Exodus 19, God established His covenant with Israel, which, according to Christopher Wright, made Israel a missional community.
Towards Missional Effectiveness: The Movements of God’s Mission (Part 3)
The mission of God is attractional and incarnational.
The centripetal movement (coming in) of God's mission is most clearly seen in the Old Testament with the nation of Israel. God placed Israel in the middle of the nations.
Want to Help Christians Stay in the Middle East? Start with Your Vacation.Subscriber Access Only
Both pilgrims and pleasure seekers allow Arab believers to resist exodus amid ISIS.
She's toured Israel, Jordan, and Egypt with 8 of her 13 granddaughters. Every year in Israel, more than half of the country's 3.3 million tourists visit religious sites.
The Long Road to Building Israel's First Post-Statehood Church
Despite fierce opposition, these Israeli Christians are making history with their new home.
The Long Road to Building Israel's First Post-Statehood Church. Ryan Hoselton| August 25, 2016. The Long Road to Building Israel's First Post-Statehood Church.
A Journey of Evangelism in Scripture: The Temple
History reflects a God who deeply longs to be with His people.
the Promised Land). The Temple was also the place where priests offered blood sacrifices in atonement for the sins of the people of Israel. Time and
Israel Accuses World Vision Gaza Staffer of Giving Millions to Hamas
(UPDATED) World Vision halts Gaza operations, but disputes Israel’s accusations of fraud.
(UPDATED) World Vision halts Gaza operations, but disputes Israel's accusations of fraud.
Top Story August 17, 2017
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
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