The Benedict Option’s Blind Spots
A vibrant church in America learns from global and local leaders.
The New Testament provides a model of persevering faith, creativity, and community. Anyone seeking a more dynamic, transformational, risk-taking church in America will humbly learn
How to Regain Cultural Capital
The persecuted church shows the power of community amid social hostility.
The life and history of the church proves that there will always be those who wish to not our main concern, it can be a powerful byproduct of these kinds of persevering communities that
We Need Mentors in Our Spiritual Lives, Too
Diverse relationships within the church help teach and train.
Mary gained wisdom from persevering through life. regularly taught women's Bible studies, homeschooled her children, and was devoted to serving midshipmen, her church, and her
God Has a Confusing Plan for Your Life
The believer's call is never to certainty, but to faith.
Swoboda (a pastor at Theophilus, a Portland church, and a teacher at George Fox and Fuller It isn't just sin and disbelief, but faith—even the stoutest, most persevering faith—that takes
Why I Stayed in a Predominantly White Church
Sacrificing comfort, gaining unity. A guest post by Trillia Newbell.
I'm convinced many of our problems with the church result from running away from difficult or uncomfortable situations rather than persevering through them.
When Your Child Is a Prodigal
We’ve been waiting 15 years, and there’s no “happy ending” in sight.
We placed a high priority on both church involvement and community service. In our context, always protecting, trusting, hoping, and persevering doesn't exempt us from living with
The Key to Making a Difference in the World
Key speakers at the famous conference seem to agree.
what evangelical passion—for evangelism, social justice, the environment, rebuilding the church (yes, these There's a reason one of the most effective and persevering activists of our
Adoption: Not a Justice Cause But a Spiritual Reality
Together for Adoption responds to Megan Hill's recent Her.meneutics post.
If we want that type of movement to happen within the church, and to happen in a But the theology of adoption can equip Christians to have a persevering love with children who resist
The Confidence of the Evangelical
Why the Spirit, not the magisterium, will lead us into all truth.
whose landlord loves to sows confusion in the church!) will prevail against the church. In short, we don't need premature closure as much as we need persevering confidence that the