John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
Reformed tweaks to Methodist hit raise the question: Should hymns keep the theological orientation of their authors?
it did only score a 3 out of 5 on the Answers are arranged (top to bottom) from those who favor hymns staying Many gentlemen have done my brother and me (though without naming us
5 Books That Bring Science and Christianity Together
Responding to atheism, understanding genetics, and considering what evolution means for biblical interpretation.
5 Books That Bring Science and Christianity Together. commented after hearing Fugle lecture in a college science and religion class that I teach, he “opened my mind completely to the
The Day I Fervently Asked Jesus to Come Back
How a friend’s tragic death gave me a new perspective on hope.
forming behind the hills and started moving almost on top of them Having high faith and low worry takes my eyes off myself so I can That's why Paul said in Romans 5:5 that hope doesn't
My Top 5 Books to Make the Church Less Culturally Relevant
Mark Sayers recommends readings that help the church look less like the surrounding culture.
My Top 5 Books to Make the Church Less Culturally Relevant. Mark Sayers recommends readings that help the church look less like the surrounding culture.
Building on the Black Church’s Bible Legacy
How African Americans outpaced the country in Scripture-savvy—and why ministry leaders expect even more from them.
American history, like Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous line from Amos 5:24: “Let (The KJV is also the top pick for the “thous and shalls” in go-to passages like “The Lord is my shepherd; I
Church Renovation Blind Spots
Why we sometimes miss obvious problems with our facilities.
Image: Easyturn / Getty. 5. secret, she confessed, "The carpet may look clean, but it's laid on a wood floor that was built on top of the About that time my wife joined us in the nursery.
5 Books That Reveal the Bible’s Influence in American History
Selected by Paul Gutjahr, Ruth Halls Professor of English at Indiana University and editor of 'The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America.'
5 Books That Reveal the Bible's Influence in American History. Selected by Paul Gutjahr, Ruth Halls Professor of English at Indiana University and editor
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
The same Spirit that descended on the disciples at Pentecost empowers our devotion to God.
My grandma then returned to the “setting” room, and I waited a few minutes before I turned From start to finish, from inside to outside, from top to bottom, the work of becoming holy 5:23). .
What to Give Up for Lent 2017? Consider Twitter’s Top Ideas
(UPDATED) Trump ranks between Facebook and hope in analysis of 73,000 tweets.
97. Studying, 60, -9. 97. My boyfriend, 60, 3. 97. Pork, 57, -16. Top categories of 2017: Rank, Category, Number of Tweets. 4. smoking/ drugs/alcohol, 4,880. 5. irony, 3,495. 6. school/work
Why Christian Theology Needs (Former) Atheists
A lot of prominent 20th century Christian thinkers used to be skeptics.
John Woodbridge| March 5, 2018. Image: Ben White / Unsplash. and asked God—if he existed at all—to accept my very meager John, don't you know there is nothing at the top of the
5 Books to Read When Your Church Is Searching for Its Next Pastor
Selected by Winn Collier, pastor and author of 'Love Big, Be Well: Letters to a Small-Town Church.'
5 Books to Read When Your Church Is Searching for Its Next Pastor. whatever keeps me from loving my neighbor is in direct opposition to God's desire.” Further, Riggs offers a
God’s messengers can be both bombastic and surprisingly subdued.
look for the living among the dead?” they ask (Luke 24:5). As if on my Father, and he will at once put at my disposal more of power exercised from the bottom up, not from the top down.
My Top 5 Books for Becoming a Better Neighbor
D. L. Mayfield recommends the best books for learning to love and serve those around you.
My Top 5 Books for Becoming a Better Neighbor. DL Mayfield recommends the best books for learning to love and serve those around you. September
My Top 5 Works of Religious Satire
From Screwtape to Swift, Terry Lindvall recommends books that tickle the funny bone—and prick the conscience.
My Top 5 Works of Religious Satire. From Screwtape to Swift, Terry Lindvall recommends books that tickle the funny bone—and prick the conscience.
Top 10 Lines Falsely Attributed to C. S. Lewis
Our love of Lewis's words doesn't mean we always get them right.
Top 10 Lines Falsely Attributed to CS Lewis. But you learn. My God, you learn.” The misquotations don't end there. 5. “Be sure that the patient remains completely fixated on politics.
Reading The Jesus Storybook Bible in Iceland
In the world’s most bookish country, evangelicals are taking up the ministry of translation.
figures seem paltry, but 50 to 60 people in a service would rank them among the top 5 churches in “I find strength in the Spirit of God: comforting me, guiding me, strengthening my hands
My Top 5 Books That Can Save Your Life
Gregory Wolfe chooses works that can bring you back from the abyss.
My Top 5 Books That Can Save Your Life. Gregory Wolfe chooses works that can bring you back from the abyss. Gregory Wolfe| July 2, 2015. Image: Courtesy of Gregory Wolfe.
Renewing Your Church: The Power of Revitalization
There is nothing more exciting than a ministry that demonstrably requires the resurrection power of Jesus Christ from day one.
5:13-14). “On this rock I will build my church,” says Jesus (Matt. 16:18). Our zip code is in the top 8% most deprived in the country. There is a history of faltering church plants locally.