Why You Can’t Just ‘Give Them the Gospel’
Understanding the relationship between gospel and culture is vital for evangelism
flesh and dwelt among us,” he is saying that the second person of the Trinity became a first-century Jewish male who lived in Roman-occupied, Second Temple Palestine and grew up
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They were more generous to Palestine—half of Israeli Christians think the “Palestinian leadership” is making a genuine effort for peace, while 37 percent said it was not.
God Turns Up In All the Wrong Places at Christmas
It’s easy to miss how strange God’s ‘perfect timing’ is in the nativity story.
Despite 400 years of silence since the feeble return of God's people from a generation in exile, and 600 years of almost continual occupation of Palestine, finally God declares himself
World Relief: How Does Refugee Resettlement Work?
Refugee resettlement is a complex, lengthy process.
that country's values. Seven countries: Syria, Iran, Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey, Palestine and Jordan—host more than half of all refugees. Refugees who
You Are the Manure of the Earth
Jesus' metaphor about salt was actually about fertilizer.
original audience might have understood about salt when Jesus taught them to be “the salt of the earth.” When I discovered that salt was used as a fertilizer in Palestine, it permanently
How Jesus Discipled Women
In a patriarchal culture, Jesus showed his followers a radically different way to relate and lead.
that she was part of the group of women who traveled with Jesus and the disciples itinerantly all over Galilee and back and forth to Jerusalem in the southern part of Palestine for the
The Case for a ‘New Christian Zionism’
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
The Case for a 'New Christian Zionism'. Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel's past, present, and future. Nathan Finn| June 22
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part Two)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
Today, hospitality to the ger is still practiced in Israel, allowing Palestinians with the day-long work visa to go back and forth crossing the border between Israel and Palestine.