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Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century WisdomSubscriber Access Only
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century Wisdom. In the process, Backus navigated national politics (when they were only just beginning) without selling his soul.
What Transgender People Need from Conservative Christians
We’ll never reach them with biblical truth without first understanding their experiences.
Beginning with a chapter on decision-making, he points out that people often arrive at and taking their experiences seriously, we'll be better equipped to apply biblical wisdom to the
Sunday Church Services Are Not About YouSubscriber Access Only
Six tangible ways congregations can shift their gatherings from me to us.
Sunday Church Services Are Not About You. Six tangible ways congregations can shift their gatherings from me to us. Jen Wilkin| May 18, 2018. Image: Damion Hamilton / Lightstock.
J. D. Greear Transformed His Church Through Missions. Can He Do the Same for the Southern Baptist Convention?Subscriber Access Only
The SBC presidential candidate wants to rejuvenate his denomination through missions.
Greear would be the youngest president elected in 37 years, “he, from the beginning, has had sisters of color that God has placed in our midst and embrace their wisdom and influence.
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
It offered us a new beginning, surrounded by suburban sameness and rocky, bare front yards to count down to retirement but rather to “number our days” and “gain a heart of wisdom” (Ps
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John Perkins On The Day He Finally Understood The Bible
How a textual discovery led to a life-long call to vindicate the poor, his community, and his own family name.
Now 88 years old, he's focused on clarifying and documenting the experience and wisdom he's developed over the years. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Rural Stories: Books to Challenge, Inspire, and Encourage the Small Town Pastor
Donnie Griggs, J.D. Vance, and Winn Collier
People with a heart for folks in rural and small town America are beginning to take on the legacy of books like Marilynne Robinson's Gilead and Eugene Peterson's The Wisdom of Each
North Korea Frees American Christians
President Trump announced that the three prisoners have been released prior to his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un.
President Trump announced that the three prisoners have been released prior to his historic meeting with Kim Jong-un.
Jesus Showed Up in My Anatomy LabSubscriber Access Only
What dissecting bodies taught me about the passion story and life after death.
I have for decades traveled this journey: beginning with an untouched cadaver, working through focus on learning as much as we can, to glean understanding and wisdom from the
3 Ways to Stay Sane This Easter Season
Yes, it's possible to relax during your busiest time of the year.
experience. We can serve Christ in our own energy and wisdom. We world. Consider his innumerable works since the beginning of human history. Imagine
John Perkins Has Hope for Racial Reconciliation. Do We?
The civil rights hero delivers his “final manifesto” on race and the church’s call to unity.
that younger Christians of color, wearied by the fight for belonging, are beginning to make One Blood stands out for the unique perspective, integrity, and wisdom supplied by its author
Definitely Keep Insulting Your Kids With Sarcasm. Great Idea.Subscriber Access Only
A godly tongue speaks humor that heals, not hurts.
Definitely Keep Insulting Your Kids With Sarcasm. Great Idea. A godly tongue speaks humor that heals, not hurts. Jen Wilkin| February 20, 2018. Image: JGI / Jamie Grill / Getty Images.
Mother Mary Is a Sanctuary—and So Are We
Annunciation Day invites us to be vessels of Christ in the world.
Although he survives, she watches him grow in wisdom, knowing the terrifying truth she has mystics longed for is what Mary—young, poor, and humble—had from the beginning: a deep
Luther: The Musician
The great reformer did more than write theology.
Looking at music itself, you will find that from the beginning of the world it has been the name of music, so abundant and incomprehensible is here the munificence and wisdom of our
Keeping the Sabbath Saved My Marriage, My Ministry, and Probably My Life
I used to think resting from work was selfish, until I considered the example of Jesus.
Burnout offered a way out of all the insanity. Though I had never thought it possible, I was, in Paul's words, beginning to “weary in doing good” (Gal. Wisdom prevailed.
What Is Evangelicalism?
A simple definition based in doctrine, history, or sociology won’t do. But a vibrant stream really does exist.
gave public attention to this phenomenon in a series of books, beginning with his Faithful and racial diversity of the evangelical movement, celebrating the “many-colored wisdom of God
The Sin of Tolerance
An example of Billy Graham's fiery preaching in the 1950s.
Beginning with the 1954 crusade in the London neighborhood of Harringay, the answer was a He went anyway, but at times must have wondered at the wisdom of his decision.
Why God Still Works Through Fools Like SamsonSubscriber Access Only
The deeply flawed Old Testament “hero” was set apart for a very specific purpose.
to his mother and father—like Samuel, John the Baptist, or Jesus—so it's easy to expect great things from the beginning. He had no wisdom, no maturity, no relationships of any value.
Billy in the Oval Office: A Story of Faith, Friendship, and Temptation
Journalist Nancy Gibbs recalls Graham's relationship with six decades of American presidents.
Beginning with the 1954 crusade in the London neighborhood of Harringay, the answer was a He went anyway, but at times must have wondered at the wisdom of his decision.
Graham and the Jews: A Complex Connection
The Nixon tapes revealed a shocking quote, but there was much more to his relationship with Judaism.
Beginning with the 1954 crusade in the London neighborhood of Harringay, the answer was a He went anyway, but at times must have wondered at the wisdom of his decision.
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Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
We should seek their well-being—but also prepare for strong disagreement on what that entails.
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