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
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
Why the Church Needs the Infertile Couple
We're missing a broader scope of familial love.
who groan in their infertility, who know only the vanity of striving but never encounter the gladness of birth, participate in the groaning all creation suffers as it awaits the revelation of the
I Have Seen the Lord!
Some 2,000 years later, Mary Magdalene—a woman—echoed the same amazing revelation. “And she told them that he had said these things to her” (John 20:18).
Only One-Third of Pastors Share 'Left Behind' End Times Theology
Here's how 1,000 Protestant clergy disagree on the rapture, the Antichrist, and other points of eschatology.
But it's not an easy topic to preach about. “Most people want their pastor to preach about the Book of Revelation and the end of the world,” he says. “But that's a complicated task.
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
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
Pervasive in Reformation thought, according to Robinson, is “this sense that revelation, scriptural and natural, was essentially available to everyone.” This is why scholars labored under
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).
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
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