The Gospel in Major City Centers
What does it look like for church leaders in Chicagoland and other large cities to actually seek the peace and prosperity of the city?
Barna states in a 2017 report on cities that. Rates of church attendance, religious affiliation, belief in God, prayer and Bible-reading have all been dropping for decades.
In Defense of the Children’s Sermon
How we’ve made those five minutes of our service some of the most influential—for kids and adults.
He opened the Bible and spoke the gospel into the lives of us all, young and old. Here's what I aim for in my own children's sermons. 1. I always open and read from a physical Bible.
The Five R’s of Church Revitalization, Part 2
Revitalization is possible because we serve a God who specializes in resurrections.
We must love our people, lead them, teach the gospel to them, preach the Bible to them, lead them in sharing the gospel, and then share back their journeys.
20 Truths from Faith Among the Faithless
The life the Bible offers is not one that is safe from the tragedies of the world, but one in which God suffers with us and accompanies us through our hardships.
The life the Bible offers is not one that is safe from the tragedies of the world, but one in which God suffers with us and accompanies us through our hardships. May 25, 2018. Faith.
20 Truths from Trevin Wax’s This Is Our Time
Evangelism is not just convincing people the gospel is true but also that it is better.
Unless you inhabit the strange world of the Bible, with God's Word on your lips and his stories planted in your heart, you will not be faithful in a world of entertainment.
Will the ‘First Testament’ Grab Your Attention?
Scholar John Goldingay wants readers to rediscover the original feel of the Old Testament in his new translation.
Getty Images. Many people struggle with Bible reading and engagement in general, but this is particularly true with the first part of the Bible. We know
What the Bible Says about Abuse Within Marriage
God hates the oppressor, and suffering for the sake of suffering isn’t spiritual.
What the Bible Says about Abuse Within Marriage. How could I as a minister of the Gospel? The Bible makes clear the way in which God views divorce.”.
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.
John Perkins On The Day He Finally Understood The Bible. I spoke within the context of my dialect in Mississippi. So the Bible was not that easy for me to read.
Southern Christianity Is Bigger Than the Bible Belt
A scholar’s journey through the region reveals much more than Baptists and church barbecues.
Southern Christianity Is Bigger Than the Bible Belt. It's a place where faith is always personal, where everyone knows your name, and where the Bible shapes everything.
Why You Can’t Just ‘Give Them the Gospel’
Understanding the relationship between gospel and culture is vital for evangelism
That is why we have to explain the Bible's culture whenever we give a story or talk from the Bible. What does their cultural lens help them to see in the Bible?
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
The same Spirit that descended on the disciples at Pentecost empowers our devotion to God.
Over and over the term Spirit, when used in the Bible, is introduced with the term holy, as in “God's love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit” and “No one can say
The Remarkable Story of China’s ‘Bible Women’
The history of Christianity in the world’s largest country can’t be told without acknowledging the female evangelists and pastors who built its church.
Early Church; Middle Ages; Reformation; Early Modern; Modern. The Remarkable Story of China's 'Bible Women'. The history church. The rise of Bible women. In
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Opinion | Church. King's Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible. Cross lines. The less obvious truth, however, is that believers need to start with the Bible itself.
Sacred Domain: How to Keep the .Bible Holy
Critics accuse American Bible Society of being too restrictive with its corner of the internet.
Sacred Domain: How to Keep the .Bible Holy. Critics accuse American Bible Society of being too restrictive with its corner of the internet. Image: Get.Bible.
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. International.
One-on-One with Brian Dembowczyk on ‘Cornerstones’
Cornerstones is a discipleship tool for parents to use with their children and an approachable systematic theology book for parents.
The questions and answers were expanded as well—there are 200 in Cornerstones, divided into eight categories: God, creation, sin, Jesus, salvation, the Bible, discipleship, the church