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The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 22)
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
about Our Prayers and Our Actions? Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center, discusses the correlation between prayer and action.
Another Shooting, This Time in a Church. How Should We Respond?
We don't have answers; Christ offers hope and grace and peace.
pain. Simply put, we demonstrate the surpassing power of a God who can heal all. Second, prayer and action are both necessary and powerful. Anytime
Ready to Write Your Book? Here's a Five Point Checklist
It's time to start writing.
To know if you've got an idea big enough for a book, open a document on your computer and start jotting down your ideas in three categories: killer stories, big ideas, and calls to action.
My Visit to Montreat
I spent a day at the home of the Rev. Billy Graham.
Graham. He's not been in that office for a long time, but it is as he left it, with his favorite picture of Ruth Bell Graham. And here I am. Ready for action. Actually
Evangelism is a Four Letter Word
Evangelism isn’t what it used to be and is uncertain of what it should be.
(Romans 10:14). Action Steps. Teach-discuss-pray into each of these four letter words with your team/group/class/cohorts. Agree to an action step for each one.
10 Characteristics of Movemental Christianity
Moving from addition to reproduction.
No movement will happen until pressure is applied to move the church from the place of being static to a body of believers in action—from addition to reproduction.
Kaine Is Simply Not Able to Speak Up Rightly for the "Least of These"
The "least of these" includes the unborn.
or Republicans. Christians (particularly evangelicals) need to get better at ignoring this co-option of our faith to call for some legislative action. The fact
Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Bayou City Fellowship in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Church launches website to "Help Houston Get Home."
as possible for those we are serving. Ed: How have you seen the Church in action over the past week? Christa: Bayou City Fellowship began our efforts
One-on-One with Daniel Im on Discipleship from a Systems Perspective
Five micro-shifts that lead to macro-change
of fruitfulness. The only way lasting change happens is through a series of small decisions that are put into action and completed one at a time. Ed: In
Preaching the Gospel with Words: Why There’s No Other Way
We marginalize evangelism when we say the good news is social action.
Other Way. We marginalize evangelism when we say the good news is social action. Evangelism and social action are two arms on the same body. We begin
The Power of Polarity
It’s past time the ongoing divide between justice and evangelism was broken down.
This is true in the world of music, which is mostly storytelling set to song. It is true in the world of television and film, which is mostly storytelling set to action.
Houston Stories: How God Is Working through Crosspoint Church in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Donating money, instead of supplies, helps the local economy.
work. Ed: How have you seen the Church in action over the past week? Justin: During the storm, we were praying without ceasing for the rain to just stop.
How Can We Cultivate a Sense of ‘Belonging’ in Our Gospel Witness?
Belonging is one of the great longings of the human soul.
us.”. Finally, put your faith into action. Take the initiative to invite others to coffee, church gatherings, Bible study, movies, or some other activity. People
China Bans Bibles from Online Sellers Like Amazon
As atheist government pledges to promote “Chinese-style Christianity and theology,” changes at JD.com, Taobao, and Dang Dang may revive debate over Bible access.
As atheist government pledges to promote “Chinese-style Christianity and theology,” changes at JD.com, Taobao, and Dang Dang may revive debate over Bible access.
Two Marches for Lives
What I saw at two very different protests of violence against children.
Our Lives. There was one church group holding signs, but more common were signs indicting “thoughts and prayers” unaccompanied by action. I wonder
Hacksaw Ridge: The Bloody, True Story of Faith in Action
Mel Gibson’s new film raises questions about religious liberty and moral conviction amidst national turmoil.
Hacksaw Ridge: The Bloody, True Story of Faith in Action. Mel Gibson's new film raises questions about religious liberty and moral conviction amidst national turmoil.
Behavioral Science Catches Up to the Bible
Research is confirming ancient wisdom about human nature. But can it really make us better people?
(Philosophy in Action) Our Rating. Book Title The Character Gap: How Good Are We? (Philosophy in Action). Author Christian B. Miller. Publisher Oxford University Press. Release Date
Colombia’s Next President Could Be an Evangelical Woman
Viviane Morales explains why truth and repentance will heal the scarred South American nation more than prison sentences for FARC rebels.
Viviane Morales explains why truth and repentance will heal the scarred South American nation more than prison sentences for FARC rebels.
Bill Hybels Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Willow Creek Leaders
John and Nancy Ortberg, others confront megachurch with its own #MeToo moment. “The charges against me are false,” says Hybels of former friends’ “collusion.”
Image: Marc Gilgen / Willow Creek D/CH / Flickr. When the #MeToo movement arose this past fall, Willow Creek Community Church sprang into action.
John Adams’ Words 240 Years Later: A Faith Filter for the Church Today
The role of the “great Politician” can only be found in the person of Jesus Christ.
Perhaps it's that, as my dad likes to say, “We really do have two ears and one mouth for a reason,” and listening to the other side is the best plan of action.
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Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
Why God Still Works Through Fools Like Samson
The deeply flawed Old Testament “hero” was set apart for a very specific purpose.
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