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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.
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.
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.
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
I grew up in Iraq as the third oldest of eight siblings. to one year in an underground prison, where he endured complete darkness, except for two minutes above ground each day.
Our Homemaker, Who Art in Heaven
Modern women have a complicated relationship with domesticity—but God points us toward the true meaning of home.
The first, second, third, fourth, and fifth days in Genesis 1 are a literary crescendo recording the flurry of On day one, the light and darkness are good (v. 4); on day three, the dry land, the
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
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
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
Southern Baptists, Racism, and the Alt-Right: It's Time to Make This Right, Plain, and Clear
Third, some Southern Baptist leaders were quick to make statements and throw out tweets decrying racism on “all Christian men and women to pray and labor for the day when our Lord
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
Three Reasons Why Evangelicals Stopped Advocating for the Environment
It's not theology, it's politics.
Although he had founded the EPA and endorsed Earth Day, Nixon was compelled by politics A third factor in the resistance of some conservative Christians to environmental activism is
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
The Science of Sinning LessSubscriber Access Only
What new research reveals about self-control and willpower.
A third symptom is that temptation becomes more alluring. Something counter. They were there the day before, and I hadn't given them much attention.
‘The Leftovers’ Explores the Fallout of a Godless Rapture
As it enters its third season, the acclaimed drama continues to take a long, hard look at our responses to loss.
asleep,” and death is filled with purpose as those in Christ await resurrection on the Last Day. Now in its third season, The Leftovers is about a Rapture-like event in which two percent of
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
Immigrants Are Reshaping American MissionsSubscriber Access Only
Latino congregations are launching their own international partnerships to support ministries and churches in their homelands.
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America's volatile relationship with immigrants, the waning interest of second and third generations who have The Mexico-side program serves around 50 children a day with food and
Seven Things Evil Is Not: What the Death of My Son Taught Me
Evil is a lack of goodness as darkness is a lack of light.
Third, God did not create evil. It lacks ontological status. And rose from the dead to tell us one thing: “I love you this much, and since I have overcome death, one day you will too!”.
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The Church's Biggest Challenge in 2017
The Church's Biggest Challenge in 2017
Let’s get unchurched evangelicals back into church, and prejudiced evangelicals back to the Bible.
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