Why the US Military Wants Fewer Generic Christians
Department of Defense now recognizes 216 religions.
Why the US Military Wants Fewer Generic Christians. This spring, the DoD doubled the religious identities that military personnel can declare on official paperwork and dog tags.
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
invaded Iraq. Because my family has always had deep respect for the Americans, I decided to go to Tikrit and join the United States military police. I worked
It’s Not Only Bullies Who Boast
We’re too quick to ignore one of Paul’s most persistent warnings.
Boasting is omnipresent in politics and professional sports. It is central to advertising, a surprising amount of corporate life, a wide variety of social media, and, of course, the military.
Gleanings: September 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
On the southern island of Mindanao, home to the country's Muslim minority, they have killed hundreds of military personnel, government officials, and civilians—targeting Christians in
The Use of Nuclear Weapons Is Inherently Evil
No earthly leader gets the ‘authority to do whatever.’
Yes, it is human beings, especially those in authority, who must take the practical steps to defend our nation. Yes, we need a strong military, with appropriate weapons to do just that.
The Gospel of Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook and others have started to imitate, but can’t replace, church community.
their own “liturgy”—a workout of the day followed by boxes around the country; “saints” in the many of the workouts named after individuals who lost their life in the military, police, or
Weekend Edition—June 3, 2016
British Evangelicalism, A Confession, Military chaplains, church signs and more!
British Evangelicalism, A Confession, Military chaplains, church signs and more! What happens when the military chaplain is shaken by war—Michelle Boorstein.
Deborah: A Victorious Leader
Her leadership gift also served to unify the nation and lead them to war against the Canaanites, and gave Barak, the army leader, the military strategy to win the battle.
The Luddites and the First Contest of Man Versus Machine
Rapid technological change in 18th- and 19th-century England led to violent resistance…by Methodists.
workforce. One of his workmen, George Mellor, had served in the military, was better educated than many workers, and had natural gifts of leadership.
How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military
They sing anthems that reverence God and country, but speak little of the lived experiences of veterans.
How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military. Todd Lovell| January 7, 2016. How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military. Image: Jim Lopes / Shutterstock.
Continue to Ponder Christian Soldiers
Our series covered a lot of ground, but we didn't hear from everyone affected by war.
read my book Reborn on the Fourth of July knows that I am about as pacifist as they come—but I have also tempered my pacifism with reasonability, with the reality of military service as
The Rise of the Nons: Protestants Keep Ditching Denominations
Nondenominational identity has doubled in the US since 2000, Gallup finds.
of Defense added hundreds of new religious designations and eliminated “Protestant, nondenominational,” in hopes of obtaining more specific information on military service members.
Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
how extensive that movement is, but followers of exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen are suspected of infiltrating some of the posts closest to the president, including chief military aide Ali
Weekend Edition—April 15, 2016
North Korea, a Footnote, the Developing World, and more!
It's also been recently reported that a high-ranking colonel from North Korean military's General Reconnaissance Bureau defected to the south sometime last year.
Neither Heroes Nor Head-Cases
A better framework for ministering to military members.
Neither Heroes Nor Head-Cases. A better framework for ministering to military members. Neither Heroes Nor Head-Cases. A better framework for ministering to military members.