The News Won’t Set You Free (Even If It’s ‘Christian’)
How round-the-clock headlines distort our focus on eternity.
This makes a contrast with the rest of our media, which specializes in such matters. The Economist does have a bias—toward free-market economics and a libertarian culture.
Look Outside America for Fresh Insight on American Evangelicals
Melani McAlister’s new history aims to capture what the familiar political story leaves out.
If telling a transnational story matters in understanding American evangelicals, does it also reframe the narratives we tell about the global evangelical community?
The Gospel in Suburbia: Living on Mission in a “Soul-less” Place
The deep power of the hope of Jesus Christ can overcome any amount of separation, not matter how soul-less we may feel our communities to be.
Putnam chronicles how this has changed and why it matters. Jesus Christ can overcome any amount of separation, not matter how soul-less the forces of safety and economics push our
Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
in her book, Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters, as well I think both liberals and conservatives focus way too much on the economics of mothering
In the Face of Moral Crisis, Churches Can’t Choose ‘Neutrality’
How Civil War–era churches that avoided taking sides on slavery ended up siding with its supporters.
on “spiritual” matters and avoid weighing in on controversial political debates. Slavery, however, was an all-encompassing system—the central fact of politics, economics, and culture
A Look at Notable 2017 Publications
TEDS President offers his annual list of best books
this country on matters of racial reconciliation, has given us Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win (Baker). Tom Nelson's fine work on The Economics of Neighborly
To the Confused, Apathetic, and Undecided Christian Voters
Our political engagement matters to our country, our neighbors, and God.
They might support traditionally conservative positions on life or economics and progressive views on Our earthly authority matters to him, so God calls Christians to be involved in the
The Most Astonishing Easter Miracle
It’s not that Jesus rose bodily from the grave.
Unity based on such matters is all well and good, but it remains external to us about the groundbreaking work of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky in the area of behavior economics.
Cohousing: The New American Family
How alternative forms of living are changing communities, challenging the church, and keeping millennials in the fold.
Beyond economics, however, the drive to live in closer and more frequent contact with others having only two close confidants with whom they can discuss important matters regularly.
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
And I think the challenge is: Can we get the message out that marriage matters to a broader public, especially the public that's And it's not just about culture; it's also about economics.
What Does Academic Success Look Like?
It’s not just getting smart or a degree.
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and, thus, what we do within and through our physical dimension matters a great but through various academic disciplines such as sociology, psychology, economics, history, education
Forming a Society Worthy of Humans
Robert Sirico says that in order to get economics right, we must first understand what it means to be human.
Given your theology of work, vocation, and economics, what is your take on that attitude? Those on the right believe the illusion that all that matters is economic efficiency, as though
Morning Roundup 2/12/15
Christians and Economics; Beth Moore on Prayer; 15 Black Christian Leaders
Economics connects the personal to the public, and prods our attentions and imaginations to the First, the Bible deals with economic issues…It addresses matters of stewardship of our
The Challenge of Defending the Faith in the Inner City
Traditional apologetics has struggled to address the theological issues of my urban community.
That is, a branch of apologetics that addresses matters of faith within the larger context of race, inequality, economics, justice, and religious pluralism.
The Next Iteration of the Black Church
The Church needs Black pastoral leadership.
These pastors and these churches are proving that not only do BLACK LIVES MATTER, but black leadership matters. Shared meals, shared tears, shared economics, shared power.
A parent's lesson from where providence meets the American dream.
Educational Economics. “The keeping the commandments of God is what matters. Were you called while a slave? Do not be concerned about it; but if you can be made free, rather use it.
Gleanings: March 2016
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our March issue).
would be applied to other provinces “when any unilateral decisions on matters of doctrine of this, the climate conversation has permanently shifted from merely economics and politics to
Five Poverty Busters You Should Know
Why? Because research shows they are making a real difference.
took a different approach when he founded GiveDirectly with fellow economics graduate students began in Argentina, reports Blake Mycoskie in his book, Start Something That Matters.