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On Christians Unable to Critique President Trump: Loyalty and the Rorschach Test
If you are unable to critique a president, you've lost your prophetic witness.
He sent out no tweet that day—only one of four days in his presidency that have in his response (and unnecessarily divided the country), some Christians acted like third-grade children
When Questions Reflect Issues of the Heart: A New Evangelism for a New Day
The questions have changed, but the needs are the same.
That day, as I picked up my Chocolate Macadamia Nut coffee, Sam posed a tough question to me. A third wondered how a loving God could send anyone to hell.
Stay the Course: Keeping a Church Evangelistically Focused after the Launch
Church planting is similar to running a marathon.
Being swept up in the current of the after effects of launch day isn't necessarily bad, but hours for administration; the second block sets aside 10–15 hours for ministry; the third block sets
What Is Biblical Preaching? Driving the Sermon
Shiloh Church pastor-teacher contributes to an ongoing series
As he preached to the masses in Jerusalem that day, he didn't exegete on specific passage of scripture, but rather said, “Let me tell you what you're This is the third post in a series.
One-on-One with Peyton Jones on "Reaching the Unreached: Becoming Raiders of the Lost Art"
"I think that every believer has this hidden yet reluctant adventurer inside of them."
Can you tell us what you find inspiring about Indiana Jones? Peyton: Indiana has an unassuming day job. After the third plant, there was nobody left behind.
State Department's Unusually Short Religious Freedom Update: ISIS Is Bad
Months late, new Secretary of State highlights ongoing genocide in Middle East.
themselves to government raids and audits; since then, the NGO sector shrunk by a third. under the new law—including two Baptists, five Pentecostals, two Seventh-day Adventists, and
Most Read Posts of 2016 (11-20)
It's that time of year.
to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with
What is Biblical Preaching? Meeting the Needs of the People I Serve
“I’m just one beggar telling another beggar where I found bread.”
guarantee that during football season, there will be people who are only attending every third Sunday us to speak what we should speak, just as he did with Peter on the day of Pentecost
Three Church-Planting Practices That Need To Die
Humility in community for the glory of God
to be a community of people who walk together Sunday through Saturday and who see each day as an opportunity to worship God and draw others into His Kingdom. Third, we must
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Why Pentecost Sunday is worth celebrating.
Apparently, my attempts to catechize Walker had him picturing the third member of the Trinity more like Casper than the Spirit of the Living Christ. We needed help. A Holy Ghost day.
Confessions of a Former ‘It’ Church Pastor
We were the hottest church in our area. Then everything imploded.
too. A third circle of attendees who initially thought Gordon was a nut wondered why others were leaving. it. So every day I looked for ways to be faithful.
Missions Sunday: Hermeneutics for Healthy Churches, Part One
Training in biblical interpretation should be an integral part of every missions strategy.
As he walks, he wonders what work God might be leading him to do that day. THIRD, training in biblical interpretation equips leaders for appropriate contextualization.
Breaking the 200 Barrier: New Vintage Church in Richland, Washington
Church seeks to meet the needs of unbelievers in southwest Washington State
One day at a pastors' luncheon, early in our planting journey, another church planter friend asked me The third way to lead that will help cause numerical growth is to stay the course with
Hope for America’s Opioid Epidemic Is Grace in a Syringe
Why addiction ministry can include fellowship, the gospel and Narcan.
As of 2016, 33 states have passed Naloxone Access Laws which make it possible for third party organizations to “We would start conversations, ask people how their day was going
The Gospel of Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook and others have started to imitate, but can’t replace, church community.
Over a third of millennials, significantly more than any other age group, have no religious affiliation. They meet every day not at the morning Bible study but at the local Crossfit box.
Hispanic Evangelicals & Politics Today: My Interview with Gabriel Salguero
Rev. Salguero is the founder of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition (NaLEC) and a pastor in Orlando, FL
and are realizing that the dearth of viable political options calls us to carve a third way that will We are praying for a new day when evangelicalism is not seen as the religious face of any
Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You
Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th.
surveyed say their church will change its worship service to acknowledge America's Independence Day. A third of pastors (34 percent) say they plan to include other special ceremonies
Embracing Valentine’s Day Disappointment
Why a holiday of unmet expectations leads me to the Resurrection.
For me, Valentine's Day looks like almost every other day and involves laundry, schoolwork, a scramble to In the third century, the Roman Empire under Claudius II had grown vast and
Breaking the 200 Barrier: Renaissance Church in Decatur, Illinois
Church seeks to meet the needs of the un-churched and de-churched.
We will be running posts in this series every other day, so stay tuned for a lot of great Growth continued over the next year and in the Fall of 2015 we added a third gathering, this time at
Sunday Journeys - One Month at Moody Church
I love the diversity of cultures, ages, and worship styles.
Third, the age diversity is refreshing. It's a fascinating place, and I'm learning more every day about the history and heritage, but also about the present and future.
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Are Christians Donating Too Directly to Missions?
Are Christians Donating Too Directly to Missions?
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
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