Eugene Peterson Enters Hospice Care
Beloved pastor and author nears completion of his long obedience in the same direction.
Peterson is a “shepherd's shepherd”—a pastoral writer who aims to keep Christian leaders grounded a dog from Eat This Book, and life in a country of death from Living the Resurrection
The Irresistible Connection Between the Old and New Testaments
Why Andy Stanley's “unhitching” robs Christianity of power.
should be careful not to look to the OT for “behavioral cues.” It is the life and teaching of Jesus as taught in the NT, and there only, that Christians find guidance for Christian living.
I Found Hope in My Husband’s Chronic Illness
Disability changed our family. It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths.
My husband Andrew's foot ailments have given me a curious window into the Christian life. Nonetheless, living with them has brought many hard-won lessons that illustrate how we're
One-on-One with Jana Magruder on Engaging Kids in a Lifetime of Faith
What are the top five things parents need to do to raise children in the Christian faith?
and your family place a huge value on biblical literacy, serving the church, and living on mission. Model praying, playing Christian music in the family car, sign up to serve at church, and
Azusa Pacific Reverses Approval for Gay Student Couples
Board of Trustees never sanctioned the recent code of conduct change. Now the wording's back to before.
woman. Outside of marriage, He calls His people to abstinence. We advocate for holy living within the university in support of our Christian values. We
Reframing the Issue of Poverty
Poverty is more than just a physical reality.
with Wess Stafford, President Emeritus of Compassion International, about sponsoring children living in poverty about what it looks like to approach the issue of poverty as a Christian.
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself—And Bring Your Kids Along
Raising children to love like Jesus did.
us to raise our children in a protective bubble full of church and Christian schools and In our life, this commitment has involved living and working in low-income refugee communities in
Azusa Pacific Okays Gay Romance (But Not Sex and Marriage)
Christian university is also now hosting a formerly underground LGBT student group.
“All others living outside of that definition are called to abstinence.” (APU “We assessed our student code of conduct and made adjustments, much like other Christian schools have.
How Poetry Quiets the ‘Pandemonium of Blab’
Poet Christian Wiman helps us tune our ears to silence, so God's voice won't be lost in the noise.
If we as Christian believers already feel ourselves well acquainted with this amazing grace, does the question, Wiman speaks persuasively not only as a dying man but as a living one.
She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
Christian leaders reflect on the women from history who’ve influenced them.
that, according to Christian History, “sparked a revival which brought nearly a million people into the church.”. But what stands out to Lyon is that Palmer “embodied holy living that is
No Refuge: Persecuted Christians Entering US Dwindle to Record Low
The United States took in 100 times fewer Middle Eastern refugees than two years ago.
She recounts the story of a refugee living in Columbus, Ohio, whose wife and child we're disappointed is an understatement,” said Chris Palusky, president of Bethany Christian Services
America’s Age of Skepticism: How Christians Should Respond
As Christians, how we choose to engage skepticism matters; we’re called to do so with thoughtfulness and conviction.
So, what does this data mean for our nation? The data doesn' t lie. It seems clear that we are living in an increasingly skeptical and—in some ways—a post-Christian culture.
How Faith Changes Campus Sex Assaults
Cultures of restraint fare better than cultures of mere consent, research shows.
Likewise, says Vanderwoerd, “Christian colleges must not be afraid to be prophetically bold in declaring and living out the good news of the gospel when it comes to sex, which means
The Female Martyrs’ #MeToo Message
What happened when early Christian women took a stand.
“I am a Christian,” asserts Perpetua to her pagan father, sealing her fate as a martyr. “I am a servant of the living God,” proclaims Thecla to the governor as he marvels at her testimony in
Jesus Befriended Prostitutes. So This Victorian-Era Woman Did Too.
Josephine Butler’s faith prompted her to challenge the status quo of her day.
Her strength, fearlessness, and morals came from a deep Christian faith. In Geneva, she saw prostitutes who were not only living in an earthly hell but were told that they must not be of
Evangelism Is a Work of Social Justice
How critics can help us keep such social ministries vibrant.
that we are not subject to the same forces that have so compromised the Christian integrity of by what he calls “the immanent frame.” At the risk of oversimplifying, this means living as if
‘Poised to Do New Things’
From Abilene to Asbury, Christian schools are reaching Latino students and their families
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More than half of those surveyed said that the 50 million–plus Hispanics living in the is dean of admissions and the vice president for enrollment at Abilene Christian University (ACU