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
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
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.
The Godness of God
Karl Barth thought we needed to be reminded continually of the obvious, which to Barth was not so obvious.
Christ. Thus God's revelation of himself in Christ is a revelation of his incomprehensibility, in fact, “the most complete veiling of his incomprehensibility.”.
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
Bible Study Fellowship Rewrites the Rulebook
From denim to downloads, BSF is loosening up and adapting for millennials.
Although class membership dropped to 200,000 during the 2008 recession, it spiked back up during the 2015–16 Revelation study when BSF saw 50 percent growth.
Think Fake News Is Scary? Try False Teaching
We learn to spot a lie by studying the truth.
If the church wanders from its time-tested, reliable source of revelation, we begin to welcome these messages, content to receive instruction secondhand, no fact-checking required.
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
The Demanding Faith of Flannery O’Connor
In her writing, O’Connor made belief believable.
As she said, the greatest dramas involve the salvation or loss of the soul. Her short story “Revelation” startles with its final vision of a field of living fire.
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 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
Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Planetarium’ Charts a God-Sustained Cosmos
The singer-songwriter’s latest collaboration sets a distinctly biblical course through the Created Order.
scholastic Protestants and Catholics for beginning their theology from a traditional metaphysics of “natural” reason as founded by Aristotle, then synthesizing it with Christian revelation.
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