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A Time for War and a Time for Peace
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests.
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests. A Time for War and a Time for Peace. Evangelical
Bulgaria Revises Proposed Restrictions on Church Activity
Update: After considering laws to halt training, foreign funding, and missionary outreach, the European nation eases its approach.
Update: After considering laws to halt training, foreign funding, and missionary outreach, the European nation eases its approach. International.
Gleanings: March 2019Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our March issue).
After Pakistan revised its registration process for foreign charities following the death of Osama bin Laden in 2011, dozens of groups—including World Vision and two Catholic charities
Get Close to Refugees, and Let Love Grow
Two new books consider the personal, practical, and theological sides of welcoming the stranger.
One practical encouragement Annan offers is to increase our proximity to immigrants. Proximity disarms so much of our fear, allowing what was foreign to become familiar.
What Tim Keller and Michael Gerson Want You to Know About How America Spends Its Money
“It’s possible for a church with deep resources for doing good to get co-opted by nationalism. I don’t want that to happen now.”
After the Trump administration announced a budget that proposed significant cuts to foreign aid, Keller's former church held a global poverty event sponsored by Bono's ONE Campaign.
Why the US Believes Global Religious Freedom Is Good Foreign Policy
And just how successful America has been on promoting this value overseas.
Why the US Believes Global Religious Freedom Is Good Foreign Policy. And just how successful America has been on promoting this value overseas.
Spiritual Revolutionaries in an Age of Despair
These practices of Anna and Simeon kept them faithful in a time of seeming hopelessness.
With the fleeting exception of the troubled Hasmonean rule, Israel had been passed from one foreign ruler to the next. The problem was not simply foreign powers.
Gleanings: January/February 2019Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our January/February issue).
Bulgarian lawmakers eased proposed restrictions on training, foreign funding, and missionary outreach by Protestants and other minority faiths following an evangelical outcry.
Why the US Thinks Restricting International Adoptions Will Save ThemSubscriber Access Only
Experts debate State Department strategy to let the little children come less.
Making sure the Hague laws are followed is crucial for helping foreign countries entrust their children to American parents, she said. That was the motivation
Will Trump’s New Secretary of State Prioritize Religious Freedom?
Fired Rex Tillerson was still shuffling strategy. Now experts are looking to Mike Pompeo to set the tone.
today's firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, they're left once again wondering exactly how the administration will approach the issue as part of a broader strategy for foreign affairs.
World Vision Forced Out of Pakistan After 13 Years
The country loses an estimated $130 million in aid by expelling 18 international charities.
The country loses an estimated $130 million in aid by expelling 18 international charities.
Ahead of 2019, Bulgaria Rejects Severe Church Restrictions
The new year brings new regulations—but thankfully not the worship and seminary bans evangelicals initially feared.
An earlier version of the amendments, as CT reported last month, put the future of Protestant education and foreign funding for churches in jeopardy.
Who Brought the Gospel to Korea? Koreans Did.
The spread of the gospel is usually attributed to foreign missionaries, but the story is different on this Asian peninsula.
The spread of the gospel is usually attributed to foreign missionaries, but the story is different on this Asian peninsula. Early Church; Middle Ages; Reformation; Early Modern; Modern.
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
the origins of praise and worship music in the country from 1970s “beat masses” popular among Catholic charismatics to Christian popular music even though few foreign artists toured
Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don’t Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs
Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts our Christian brothers and sisters around the globe.
Opinion | Church. Dear Secretary Tillerson: Don't Downsize Religion in Foreign Affairs. Closing the RGA is much more than a bureaucratic loss; it impacts
From Jim Elliot to John Allen Chau: The Missionary-Martyr Dilemma
The latest death on the mission field challenges the church to rethink a view of martyrdom as peak adventure.
He was heavily involved with Foreign Missions Fellowship while attending Wheaton College. Chau had apparently been going on short-term missions
No Sign Language in the World Has Its Own Bible Translation
Deaf communities around the world are still waiting to experience God's Word in their first language. How much longer will it be?
Corbin. When you come across the word like that in Translation, it's actually a foreign word to English, what do you do with that? You spell it out? Jason
Bill Frist: Foreign Aid Saves Lives—And Makes America Safer
How a sliver of the US budget can change the world.
Bill Frist: Foreign Aid Saves Lives—And Makes America Safer. How a sliver of the US budget can change the world. Senator Bill Frist and Jenny Eaton
Making Room at Your Table for International Students
Jesus taught his followers that welcoming strangers is the equivalent to welcoming him.
Matthews Parish Church in Fort Motte, SC, offered a home-stay weekend to 25 foreign students at the University of South Carolina and Benedict College in Columbia, SC.
Evangelical Leaders Challenge Trump’s ‘America First’ Budget
Group of 100 prominent Christians worry severe cuts to foreign aid will reverse progress at reducing poverty.
Group of 100 prominent Christians worry severe cuts to foreign aid will reverse progress at reducing poverty. Gleanings. Evangelical Leaders Challenge Trump's 'America First' Budget.
Making America Hospitable for Religious Outsiders
Making America Hospitable for Religious Outsiders
Muslims (and other minorities) shouldn’t have to elevate national ideals above faith commitments before gaining a seat at the table of citizenship.
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