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.
Taste and See That the Lord’s Supper Is Good
A biblical understanding of food whets our appetite for the fullness of the Lord's Supper on Maundy Thursday.
As one Eucharistic prayer puts it, the bread and wine are “fruit of the earth and the work of human hands.” Bread and wine represent nature transformed into culture by human action.
Pray for the Peace of ‘the Jerusalem of the East’
From Eric Metaxas to Jim Wallis, 90 Christian leaders agree: President Trump’s and Kim Jong-un’s meeting needs prayer.
From Eric Metaxas to Jim Wallis, 90 Christian leaders agree: President Trump's and Kim Jong-un's meeting needs prayer.
30 Day Infusions to Be Better Followers of Christ
30 days and four essential practices
Then, pray for the power of the Holy Spirit to fill each of you as you take action. If we just hope that outreach will happen, we can plan to be disappointed. Good things rarely just happen.
The Palms, the Temple, and the Nations
What made Jesus explode in the Temple on Monday is actually related to his Triumphal Entry on Palm Sunday.
of hosanna? Did he do it so that we would have a nice liturgical action of palm-waving to entertain the kids on the verge of Eastertide? Immediately following
Weekend Edition - January 20, 2017
Rural churches, same-sex marriage, ICYMI, and church signs
they are expected to resign. We have a different name for IVCF's action: discipleship. Previously on The Exchange. Retraining Our Minds on the Things
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Society’s moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
I could tell by their answers that they felt society should take action to help hurting and dying people—some students insisting on life no matter how burdensome the treatment and a few
Weekend Edition—June 10, 2016
Politics, soccer, leadership, church signs and more!
accomplishes little. About those “20 Minutes of Action”: 20 Things We'd Better Tell Our Sons Right Now About Being Real Men—Ann Voskamp. My frustration
InterVarsity Back on Campus After Suing Wayne State
Michigan university had kicked out student ministry over requiring leaders to hold Christian beliefs.
“We reject any notion that we discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation in our fellowship,” the leaders of Harvard College Faith and Action stated.
Gandalf on the Quad
What The Lord of the Rings can teach Christian leaders in higher education (and elsewhere).
and king. In Tolkien's epic, Frodo and Sam together take on the role of priest of Middle-earth, putting into action Gandalf's prophetic advice. “From Aaron
3 Ways to Stay Sane This Easter Season
Yes, it's possible to relax during your busiest time of the year.
to the Father. And as a result, every action Jesus took was rooted in a place of deep rest and centeredness out of his relationship with God. A question
Pew: No Pope Francis ‘Effect’ Among US Christians
The pope remains popular, but hasn’t inspired people to join his church—or even roused Catholics to go to Mass more often.
Some said his most significant action was setting a good Christian example (9%), while others said it was his focus on helping the poor (8%) or being more accepting (9%). But a
‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
Billy Graham's children are thankful for their father; they just wish he'd been around more.
the campaign, helping Ike add “a religious note to some of his campaign speeches.” He also publicly criticized Truman's State Department for its “many blunders” (an action he later