Dispatches from Kenya
Kenyan evangelicals were a petri dish in the grand experiment of public square engagement.
We sit in gridlocked traffic as hell-bent drivers maneuver for a meter of advantage, at the evangelical community was engaged with civil authority and no longer able to stand aside and
The Helpful History of Minority Demonstrations
John Richards responds to Ed Stetzer's article on Kaepernick’s protest
was focused on helping white evangelicals listen and helping all evangelicals to stand for unpopular If we defend the rights of Christian bakers to exercise their freedom of speech, then
DACA Done Right: A Moment We All Can Stand with DREAMers
President Trump and many immigration leaders agree with faith leaders: Congress should act in compassion toward the DREAMers
DACA Done Right: A Moment We All Can Stand with DREAMers. DACA Done Right: A Moment We All Can Stand with DREAMers. We stand on the soil of immigration.
The Fallacy of Spiritual Gifts
God uses weak people.
In order to determine where people stand on the power-ranking pecking order, the business world In our efforts to niche our laity into appropriate comfort slots, we have baptized these
How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift
In many ways, we have lost our home field advantage.
We must not only stand fast amid the marginalization of the Christian faith— which matters, but it not the only thing that matters—but we must also embrace the opportunity to become
My Visit to Montreat
I spent a day at the home of the Rev. Billy Graham.
Mr. Graham's impact upon evangelicalism is unmatched and will stand as a testimony for generations to come. but was shocked for find that, well, there really is no chair (we ordered the
Let’s Save the University from Secular Privilege
The academy has lost its pluralism. Here’s how the church can help find it.
that “I prayed and prayed that God would give me courage, and he did.” In the context of discipleship, how can we equip Christian For students to stand up, they have to be well educated
‘You Can’t Just Tell Us What to Believe’
Gregory Coles says the church should offer “breathing room” for gay Christians, like himself, who want to pursue sexual holiness.
where a person can feel wrenched two directions, Coles decided to stand firm and We sometimes act as though committed gay believers should have their approach to reconciling faith
5 Big Ideas for Generous Churches
Want your people to give with joy? Here’s what it’s going to take.
door. With humor, truth doesn't stand at the front door and announce its arrival. generously. We don't need to know what that amount was, but what made you do it?
House Passes #TheyFeelPain 20-Week Abortion Ban
This time, pro-lifers have more reason to hope that fetal pain bill will become law.
“We now have compelling evidence that the unborn child can feel pain. It's probably just one relevant factor, but we do have to start somewhere. “It's up to the Senate to stand with the
Catholic but not Roman
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the ‘Reforming Catholic Confession’ calls Protestants to unity.
Here we stand. Kevin J. Vanhoozer is research professor of systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The Reforming Catholic Confession.
Eliminate Christian Jargon from Your Church
Let’s throw out the insider language.
If we eliminate church jargon and replace it with better phrases, then others won't have to scale trees to catch a glimpse of Jesus' good news. Instead, they can stand with us, side by side
Because God Is: A Tribute to Robert W. Jenson (1930-2017)
Over 5 years of weekly dinners, ‘America’s Theologian’ became a mentor and a dear friend.
Christians can—indeed must—stand boldly shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Aristotle and Hegel. We need not be wowed or cowed by the wisdom of the world.