Get Close to Refugees, and Let Love Grow
Two new books consider the personal, practical, and theological sides of welcoming the stranger.
and our role. What became clear that Sunday morning was that we not only need but also want to have better conversations about immigrants. We want
One-on-One with Dean Inserra on Cultural Christianity
“The biggest barrier to reaching cultural Christians is that there is no clear starting point for a conversation.”
In conversations with followers of different world religions, the starting point can be the differences between those religions and Christianity. In conversations
Can You Hear Me Now?
In an age when most are rushing to have their say, Christians can love by giving others a hearing.
dinner together. Just from the incidental conversations we had before this meal, I knew that he and I did not see eye to eye on many issues. After the
Let’s Talk About the Decline of Conversation in the Church
The modern world has crippled our capacity for speaking with one another. How can we restore this dying art?
The book's first part concludes with a chapter on the nature of difficult conversations, which the authors take as essential to following in the way of Jesus, “one of the forgotten arts of
A New Set of Spotlights on Elisabeth Elliot
What we learn about her life and work from two releases of previously unpublished writings.
This is helpful context for conversations around Elliot's later writing on male-female relationships, particularly where it highlights ways in which her thinking on these lines was
One-on-One with Tim Keller about Reaching Skeptics with the Gospel
"If you can answer people's questions and also learn how to question people's answers, that's how you can approach having these conversations."
"If you can answer people's questions and also learn how to question people's answers, that's how you can approach having these conversations.". November
5 Books That Provide Comfort Amid Terminal Illness
Chosen by Kathryn Butler, trauma surgeon and author of "Between Life and Death: A Gospel-Centered Guide to End-of-Life Medical Care."
Reading this book feels like sitting beside a trusted friend, meandering through conversations that matter. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. Atul Gawande, MD.
Go Tell It on the iPhone
Christians agree: Technology has made in-person conversations harder, but sharing one’s faith easier.
Christians agree: Technology has made in-person conversations harder, but sharing one's faith easier. Research. Go Tell It on the iPhone. Christians
Do 47 Percent of Christian Millennials Think Evangelism Is Wrong?
Many young Christians clearly hold a negative view of evangelism. But why?
It not only gives us a starting point for important conversations about the spiritual lives and questions of Millennial Christians, but it should also serve as a wake-up call for evangelicals
Rethinking Apologetics for the Black Church
“Black people in the inner city need apologetics, but black people in the suburbs do, too,” says apologist Lisa Fields.
States and abroad.” The organization offers lectures and seminars, training courses, podcast discussions, and a conversation forum called Courageous Conversations, which pairs
Wheaton College, Controversial Speakers, and Some Factivism
Ryan Bomberger brings up another controversial speaker, but it just distracts from the real issue.
students) saying his organization would talk to their attorneys about whether to pursue this “defamation,” so they may be (not surprisingly) reticent to jump into such conversations now.
Surprising Places of Witness
The World Evangelical Alliance champions human rights and religious freedom within the United Nations.
session. These contacts provide means for private conversations with ambassadors who would not otherwise hear our stories, concerns or ideas. Geneva
All Faith Groups, Evangelicals Included, Need to Reflect on #MeToo
We are going to hear the voice of survivors, trauma counselors, and Christian leaders who will call evangelicals to a better way.
The posts, tweets, and hashtags once again flooded our social media pages and dominated conversations everywhere. And still, the stories haven't stopped.
Can Anti-Aging Treatments Offer Abundant Life?
Science seeks to fix aging and death. But a Christian vision of the good life might actually embrace them.
life.”. In 2013, Redding founded the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA), a group bringing faith and ethics into transhumanist conversations. Transhumanists
The Struggle to Say ‘I’m Sorry’ in Public
Why we have a hard time saying we were unequivocally wrong.
I'm really excited to get into all of this today because I have been thinking about this so much off the show and so it's great to bring these conversations onto the show where I can kind of