Stewarding Knowledge in Crisis
After 33 years, Global Mapping International is closing.
change. In fact, it is in (and shortly after) those liminal moments of disequilibrium when the most insight, revelation, and understanding can come. As
Is America’s Great Eclipse a Sign from God?
A reminder of humanity’s small part in God’s universe
became dark for Joshua, how the sky darkened during Jesus' crucifixion, about the darkened sun on the day of the Lord in Joel, or about the sun turning black as sackcloth in Revelation
The Cross-Resurrection Contradiction
At the heart of Christian faith is a commitment to a God who enters into suffering.
focusing on who Jesus is as human. When we do that, we see that the crucified Jesus is the revelation of God. The crucified Jesus stands at the center
An Insufficient Resistance
The desire for social change is noble—if tempered by the gospel.
After decades of watching revolutionary power dynamics, our friends spoke a valuable truth: Revelation is a stronger force than revolution. By revelation
Questioning Why God Questions
If He wants to have meaningful relationship with us, it will require dialogue.
God Asks Us. “It is part of the process of mutual self-revelation which is critical to the deepening of our friendship with God.”. Cognitive psychologists such
Ephesians 1:15–17. View in context. Paul prayed that the Holy Spirit might give us wisdom and revelation so that we would better understand God's plan and live accordingly.
One, Broken World: What Christians Need to Recapture in "The Other"
A broken and hurting world needs Christians who show and share the love of Jesus.
Revelation 7:9 is often a rallying cry for living as though we are all One Body in Christ: “After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part One
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
communication. After trusting in Christ, this group of people must work with the missionary to evaluate many of their cultural practices in light of biblical revelation.
A Journey of Evangelism in Scripture: The Temple
History reflects a God who deeply longs to be with His people.
and He will be our God. God's original dream will be redeemed. ALL WILL BE TEMPLE. John wrote in Revelation 21:2-5: And I saw the holy city, the
99 Essential Doctrines Christians Should Know
Christianity wouldn't have its framework without these essential doctrines.
Christianity and Liberalism,” expressed scripture as. a “true account” of divine revelation whose entire text is ensured by the Holy Spirit. From the days of the
3 Challenges in Urban Ministry
Urban ministry engages depravity, longevity and community.
Cities are fundamental to God's design and intent for the world, because while he begins his story in the Garden of Eden it ends in a city (Revelation 22).
'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness
David Lowery's superb supernatural drama offers a God's-eye perspective on the intimate and the infinite.
In A Ghost Story, this revelation eventually leads the film to circle back to C's life with M, movingly suggesting how eternity and the shadow of mortality can commingle with and haunt our
Engaging the Elections at Church
How to pastor your congregation during the campaign season.
and persecution. The book of Revelation critiques the abuse of power and unmasks its satanic roots. Promote a Thoughtful Policy Agenda. Building on
The Unexpected Book of the Bible that Comforts Me the Most
In the midst of my anxiety, I remember God’s power through reading Revelation.
the Most. In the midst of my anxiety, I remember God's power through reading Revelation. I was in college before I read Revelation start to finish. Even though
3 Ways Suffering Produces Sanctification
Suffering for the believer is never without purpose.
in various trials so that the genuineness of your faith – more valuable than gold, which perishes though refined by fire – may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus
Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
Practically speaking, we can't have every nation represented in every church. That kind of “Revelation 5” multi-culturalism will have to wait until the end.