The Inconvenience of Loving Wisdom
Those who are afraid to test their convictions will lose the moral high ground in calling non-Christians to test their own beliefs.
I'm a Christian who believes that Jesus was God. But if that is not true … if Jesus was not God, was not crucified, and did not rise for the dead, then I don't want to believe these things.
How Can The Church Thrive In A Non-Christian World?
If our churches have to be a little more uncomfortable to us insiders in order to reach even one lost soul for Christ, that’s a sacrifice we should all be willing to make.
Sure, they care about Jesus, but it's certainly not central to their lives. These people are nominal Christians—retaining the name of Christ, but just about nothing else.
What the world—and the church—needs now.
Christians believe that our longing for the good, the true, and the beautiful finds its completion in Jesus Christ—the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Yet Jesus Christ is also the Life.
I Saw Jesus in Detention
We’re all so busy debating immigration policy that we’ve forgotten something essential.
I Saw Jesus in Detention. We're all so busy debating immigration policy that we've forgotten something essential. I imagined Jesus sitting on the other side of the glass.
You Are the Manure of the Earth
Jesus' metaphor about salt was actually about fertilizer.
You Are the Manure of the Earth. Jesus' metaphor about salt was actually about fertilizer. You Are the Manure of the Earth. Jesus' metaphor about salt was actually about fertilizer.
Five Fundamentals for an Evangelical Future
The sky isn’t falling for evangelicals
Still others were so driven by pragmatism that they eventually began to look like a collection of programs and strategies, devoid of the message of Jesus. So, what's next.
Church Hurt as a Barrier to Evangelism
How do we rebuild trust with those who have been deeply wounded by the church?
I think it can be done in three ways. In my opinion, Jesus masterfully demonstrates this in . #1: Stop the Bleeding. This was someone Jesus' audience would least expect.
The Japanese Bible series has sold more than the Jesus Storybook Bible. So why is it not taking off in Japan?
The Japanese Bible series has sold more than the Jesus Storybook Bible. So why is it not taking off in Japan? The Japanese Bible series has sold more than the Jesus Storybook Bible.
Why I Love Being Around Evangelists
There are a number of things we can learn from our evangelist friends.
Me: How was your trip to Bora Bora? My evangelist friend (flames beginning to burn fiery red): I got to see four people come to Jesus! Me (no flame): That's great!
Why We Keep Ministering in a City Haunted by Violence
Church planter Brian Dye on how the church is helping to heal a troubled Chicago.
When John the Baptist's disciples began following Jesus, Jesus asked them, "What do you want?" Their response was simply, "Teacher, where are you staying?" Jesus responds with
Introducing John Richards, The New BGCE Managing Director
I am very excited to welcome John Richards as our new Managing Director at the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism.
I needed to be more fearful that someone would not hear the message of Christ and be brought into the Kingdom of God than of telling them about Jesus.
Why God Doesn’t Let Us In On Everything
An excerpt from 'Humble Roots.'
In the hours immediately before his death, Jesus spends time teaching and praying with his disciples, reminding them that they must abide in him in order to bear fruit.
Eight Barriers To Multiplication, Part 2
Is something stopping you from starting a new church plant?
So work on communicating Jesus' commitment to multiplication to the entire congregation through different means, like vision talks, sermon illustrations, state of the union addresses