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True Tolerance Opens the Door for All to Share Their Beliefs, Including Christians
Sometimes culture makes it difficult, but there are aspects of culture that are quite conducive to evangelism.
This trend has brought about a shift in cultural consensus on many matters related to faith, and if current trends continue—which is what trends tend to do—evangelical ideals and
James MacDonald: Why Suing Is Sometimes the Biblical Choice
1 Corinthians 6:1-9 does not apply to every situation.
The Scriptures had not changed, but cultural trends had again caused a more careful study of all biblical passages on divorce, versus the more simplistic “the Lord God … hates divorce
One-on-One with Jonathan Merritt on ‘Learning to Speak God from Scratch’ : Part 2
“Missionaries would do well to spend more time learning from their newfound communities as they spend trying to teach them.”
fertile ground for these types of conversations because they usually involve crossing a cultural barrier and to learn that the vocabulary of faith is fading and, if current trends persist, will
How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift
In many ways, we have lost our home field advantage.
August 2, 2017Leadership. How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift. This cultural shift has resulted in the loss of what I refer to as the Christian's home court advantage.
China Tells Christianity To Be More Chinese
Is this a case of government oppression or the Chinese church coming into its own? How to understand “sinicization.”
Is this a case of government oppression or the Chinese church coming into its own? How to understand “sinicization.”.
Do 47 Percent of Christian Millennials Think Evangelism Is Wrong?
Many young Christians clearly hold a negative view of evangelism. But why?
our world is and how our experience of our world relates to broad trends outside of our with you, they are judging you.” More concerning, these are not nominal or cultural Christians that
One-on-One with Brianna Parker on African-American Millennials and the Church
The pressing questions shaping African-American millennial faith are issues of injustice.
It's not an easy time, but it's exciting. The church has, far too often, been bandwagoners who have followed trends as opposed to blazing cultural trails.
How the Bible Project Is Using Video to Get People into Scripture AgainSubscriber Access Only
The Portland-based animation studio is seeing unprecedented success in an age of biblical illiteracy.
professor Kenneth Berding has called a “crisis of biblical illiteracy,” and the trends are not “Skepticism about the Bible,” Barna noted in 2016, “is gaining a stronger cultural foothold.”.
Liberty for All
How Christian campuses can foster free speech.
the workforce and civic life. The ideologies that guide this research and teaching shape public policy, cultural trends, and voters. Which is why so much
Announcing ‘Ed Stetzer Live’ on Moody Radio
Moody Radio is launching the new Saturday morning talk show on September 15.
15. Hosted by Ed Stetzer, a well-known author, speaker, teacher and pastor, the program will tackle today's cultural trends and issues facing the Church and Christians.
Across the Globe, Contemporary Worship Music Is Bringing Believers TogetherSubscriber Access Only
More and more, says scholar Monique Ingalls, it permeates nearly every sphere of evangelical life.
this phenomenon as an ethnomusicologist, looking at the intersection of different social and musical trends. is so pervasive today that you can call it a “shared cultural product.” Has this
Dealing with Disillusionment
We can step into the disillusionment of those around us for the sake of God’s mission.
from God but close to us. It doesn't take a Spirit-filled conscience to notice when cultural trends are out of step with what is good, beautiful, and whole.
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Many modern readers are ignorant of the trends and methods that permeated this period that occupies the But the book offers both a vital critique of our Christian cultural norms and a
My Bittersweet Farewell to the Billy Graham Center
I love serving as Managing Director at the Center, but pastoral ministry calls.
One created because of the racial animus of the other, mirroring other denominational trends that led to blast classic 80s rock n' roll and I'd throw a well-timed cultural counterpunch with
Three Biblical Frameworks for Faithfulness in the Post-Christendom West (Part 1)
Call. Context. Commission.
I have written extensively on the trends that have informed this culture change and the More importantly, I have consistently argued that this decline in cultural Christianity can be, in part
Cultural Trends Pastors Should Recognize
Every generation has to consider their context as they live out the mission
Missiology. Cultural Trends Pastors Should Recognize. Every generation has to consider their context as they live out the mission. Ed Stetzer Author Bio.
The Top 20 Christianity Today Articles of 2018
What evangelicals are afraid of losing, if we really believe in “Reckless Love,” and why a survivor of Larry Nassar's abuse says there's more to the gospel than forgiveness.
Research. The Top 50 Countries Where It's Most Dangerous to Follow Jesus If trends continue, North Korea will no longer be the world's worst Believers eschewed cultural influence.
Keep the X in X-Mas
The abbreviation offends 6 in 10 evangelicals, but its history is deeply Christian
“Yet, it appears there is less cultural expectation for the earliest era of political Christendom, “X” has been used as a shorthand for Christ, as LifeWay's own Facts & Trends pointed out.
Cities and Multiculturalism: Two Trends in Church Planting Today
God can be at work in more than one place at a time.
the leadership of someone of color or someone from a different historical or cultural background. Trends come and go, but the one trend that should endure is that we plant because
How to Discover God’s Vision for Your Community
There are three questions must be answered in order to discover God’s unique assignment for your ministry.
Societal trends or systems of sin that hinder entire groups of people from understanding the hope intelligence in order to determine a multiplying plan with the fewest cultural barriers for
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Not Worth a Shot: Why Some Christians Refuse Vaccinations on Moral Grounds
Not Worth a Shot: Why Some Christians Refuse Vaccinations on Moral Grounds
The use of fetal cell lines from the 1960s is another sticking point in the vaccine debate.
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