Apocalypse Now? Evangelicals and a Raw Deal at Raw Story
Raw Story claims that a state senator “predicts Trump’s Jerusalem embassy decision may usher in Armageddon.” But, he didn't.
According to Scripture, Israel has an important role to play in the end-times. For centuries Bible scholars pondered over the prophecy of a restored Israel.
How the Coming of the Son Brings Hope to the Fatherless
An overlooked prophecy points to the family togetherness we crave at Christmas.
Fatherless. An overlooked prophecy points to the family togetherness we crave at Christmas. age. Gabriel's words actually echo Old Testament prophecy.
Leadership Is Not About You
Leadership means hard work and service.
According to the grace given to us, we have different gifts: If prophecy, use it according to the proportion of one's faith; if service, use it in service; if teaching, in teaching; if exhorting, in
The Rise of Reformed Charismatics
A 21st-century global movement sets the Word on fire with gospel preaching and powerful spiritual gifts.
The Reformed tradition has tended to be cessationist, either denying or avoiding the continued practice of charismatic gifts like healing, tongues, and prophecy, believing they were only
Advent Is a Season of Longing
What does the time spent anticipating Christmas have to do with the wilderness?
Mark tells us that now the “voice of one crying in the wilderness” is John the Baptist, who has arrived on the scene as a direct fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy.
God Turns Up In All the Wrong Places at Christmas
It’s easy to miss how strange God’s ‘perfect timing’ is in the nativity story.
In Matthew's account of the Christmas story, when Joseph discovers that Mary really is a divinely pregnant virgin, the gospel-writer links back to a prophecy from Isaiah: “All this took
Leadership, Prophecy, and Criticism
What does biblical prophecy look like, and how does it apply to us today?
Dec 15, 2015. Leadership. Leadership, Prophecy, and Criticism. Leadership, Prophecy, and Criticism. What does biblical prophecy look like, and how does it apply to us today?
The New ‘Magic School Bus’ Still Sees Knowledge as a Gateway to Wonder
For many, science is about pursuing mastery. Ms. Frizzle has always invited us to marvel instead.
Tertullian, for instance, captures the dynamism well: “God,” he wrote, “first sent forth nature as a teacher, intending also to send prophecy next, so that you, a disciple of nature, might
5 Books That Reveal the Bible’s Influence in American History
Selected by Paul Gutjahr, Ruth Halls Professor of English at Indiana University and editor of 'The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America.'
Its vast popularity attests the incredible cultural resonance of apocalyptic thought based on biblical prophecy among Americans, as seen today in the popularity of the Left Behind novel
Faith of the Candidates: An Interview w/ Ben Carson (Part 1)
Does Dr. Ben Carson consider himself an evangelical? How would "President Carson" share the gospel?
concern. On Radical Islam. ES: Do you think that the rise of Islamic radicalism is sort of a portent of prophecy? No question. On Ellen White and Prophecy. ES
What We Mean by Prophecy
We all need a word of judgment—and of hope.
What We Mean by Prophecy. We all need a word of judgment— and of hope. Yet in the time since he wrote these words, somehow we Christians came to distrust much prophecy.
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Invites Us to a Bright, Boisterous Duel with Death
The God of Thunder's return to the big screen strikes a timely balance between gravitas, humor, and big, dumb fun.
comics. A fulfillment of prophecy, the Ragnarok event results in the entire world of Asgard being destroyed and reborn anew through water and fire. There
On Israel, Most Hispanic Christians Are Ambivalent
Survey finds efforts to diversify Christian Zionism have a ways to go.
Israel. Among Hispanic Christians who support Israel's right to exist, few cite the Bible (7%) or Bible prophecy (11%) as the reason for doing so. Instead
Thinking About Expository Preaching—Part 3
A look at the place of thematic, narrative, and topical preaching
A series on the Incarnation might include Old Testament prophecy, fulfillment from the gospels, and further explanation in the epistles. Remember exposition is explanation.
‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Gets Cosmic Conflict Disturbingly Right
David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as uncomfortable—as it always needed to be.
One transformed the nature of our beloved Agent Cooper; the other involved something like a dream, in which Laura Palmer promised Cooper she'd see him “in 25 years.” Prophecy!