God in Our Midst
There is a pervasive consumerism in the church today.
It examines the cultural context of Canada—a few steps further along the road of religious recession than the United States—and generates practical insights for developing a practice of
Missional Hymns—An Interview with Keith Getty
Keith and Kristen Getty drive hymnody for the missionary work.
preach. China, the context, was very anti-Christian, the minimizing of Christian rights, the murdering of Christians and indeed worldwide global recession.
What Have I to Fear
However you vote this year, don't be motivated by fear.
During economic recession or war, fear clarifies the choice of the electorate for a candidate who promises to create prosperity and guarantee safety.
Why Your Deflated Retirement Dream Might Be God’s Open Door
After losing my safety net, I see retirement as meaningful vocation, not permanent vacation.
retirement years. Boomers were never great savers, and the recent recession further impacted our ability to support ourselves through our retirement years. A
Morning Roundup 11/12/14
Churches Over Budget; Discipleship and Authenticity; Wives of Evangelicalism
In the study's release, Lifeway Research Director Scott McConnell said, "The most recent of recession revealed poor habits among Americans in term of spending and lending.
Why We Need Rich Christians
Excessive wealth isn’t good for anybody, unless it’s used for good for everybody.
The median household income has decreased in recent years, settling just above $50,000. (Data from The Nation's Economy, This Side of the Recession.).
Investments for the Kingdom
Eventide Funds has confounded the investment world with its success—and its biblically based principles.
that makes the world rejoice.”. As the Great Recession began, the sun was setting on John's longing for a call to ministry. In response to John's question
Morning Roundup 11/20/14
Overspending Churches; Converting Catholics; Bob Jones University Investigation
Lifeway Research Director Scott McConnell said of the numbers, "The most recent of recession revealed poor habits among Americans in term of spending and lending.
Morning Roundup 9/30/14
Friendless Millennials; Limiting Religious Groups; Principled Pluralism
of ways. The recent Recession, the exhausting persistence of the War on Terror and violence in the Middle East, and a whole lot more. Violence, economic
Morning Roundup 7/29/14
Seminary Debt; Confusing Emails; Grand Narrative
Combined with the recession's drop in church giving, there are no easy answers for many pastors, who struggle balancing their call to ministry and their need for financial provision
Bankruptcy Helped Me Love My Neighbor
How one pastor found himself caught up in the mortgage crisis. A guest post by Troy Jackson.
in percentage terms, the bursting of the housing market bubble in 2006 and the recession that followed from late 2007 to mid-2009 took a far greater toll on the wealth of minorities than
God Loves Rich People Too
Christians need to adopt Jesus' attitude toward the one percent
Image: greenkozi/flickr. 0; tweet; share. share; share; share. expand: email; print. 0; tweet; email; print. It's been six years since the beginning of the Great Recession.
Ron Sider: Why I Am Voting for Hillary Clinton
This election, there are only two meaningful choices for president. Why one is the far wiser choice.
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the national debt. The pro-business US Chamber of Commerce has predicted a recession “within the first year” of a Trump presidency. Trump promised
Cox Killing Shows Why Brexit and Trump-Clinton Need 'Civil' Religion
Disagreement without division must be possible in UK and US politics. Christians can get us there.
Writing for The Times this week, before Cox's death, George Greenwood noted: “The problem post-referendum Britain will face will not be dealing with a recession, or fighting to prevent
Long Way from Home: The Housing Crisis Lingers On
The painful effects of foreclosure and short sale stay with us.
our grandparents and parents before us. But you know how this story ends: The Great Recession shredded that script. As my husband nears retirement
Morning Roundup 10/14/13
Church Buildings; New Narcotic; Africa is Huge
applies to facilities as well." But Nicholson says church building trends are more than a reflection of the financial times, since many of today's trends began before the recession of the