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Technology, Politics, and Evangelicalism’s Good News
Power, wealth, and political influence may not be the prize that the world needs to experience. In fact, it may be the problem.
Technology, Politics, and Evangelicalism's Good News. Power, wealth, and political influence may not be the prize that the world needs to experience. In fact, it may be the problem.
Populism vs. Progressivism: Who Knows Best?
Opposing types of knowledge are at the heart of today’s polarization. How does a Christian decide?
The politics of knowing. Like the City of Man, the City of God exerts its own attractive power. The Christian faith is its own agenda and moves most naturally when dancing to its own tune.
Fleming Rutledge: John the Baptist Points to the Real Hope of AdventSubscriber Access Only
We’re not awaiting a helpless baby, but a righteous and powerful judge.
A Power from Outside. I don't need to hear exhortations to repent. I need power from outside myself to make me different. In his Pensées, Blaise Pascal wrote, “Comfort yourselves.
Max Lucado Reveals Past Sexual Abuse at Evangelical #MeToo Summit
(UPDATED) Beth Moore and other leading Christian survivors don’t just want to take the church to task. They also believe it plays a key role in helping victims heal.
And for those who harmed others, she said, “no transgression exceeds the power of Christ. Part of that relies on having frank conversations about the way power works, said Stetzer.
Love Your Political FrenemiesSubscriber Access Only
Jesus built his church from a group of enemies. Why did I love to sting mine?
We might even have talked about religion and politics as we worked, but not in a bad dinner US air raids, radical regime change, land and asset theft by people in power, mass murder
Fear, Power, Nostalgia, and the 81 Percent
An evangelical historian searches for the roots of Trump-friendly evangelicalism.
mixed evangelism with party politics during the ill-fated Nixon administration. He quotes conservative pundit Cal Thomas's critique of the Moral Majority's quest for power: “Christian faith
Who Is My Digital Neighbor?Subscriber Access Only
A Christian call to reject polarizing public discourse.
This zero-sum reality incentivizes political leaders to use the power of big data to full form, his argument began as a critique of contemporary American populist politics before focusing
Reflecting on Heroes after the GC2 Summit Concludes: It's Only the Beginning
We have a long way to go, but many heroes are among us.
He HEARS the cries of all, and wants to HEAL the pain of all. No amount of work on our end, without the power of the Holy Spirit, is sufficient for the healing that must take place.
Make American Politics Hopeful Again
How the call to “carry one another’s burdens” breaks down partisan stalemates.
self-interested politics. Yes, to carry another's burden is a risk, but so is continuing to pursue a vision of politics that is solely about accumulating power.
The Other Benedict Option: Humility
What a sixth-century monk can teach all of us about public engagement
Consider the well-known Christ-hymn of Philippians 2. There, Paul commends the Philippians to imitate Jesus' humble example, giving up status and power to live a life of self-denial
The Power of Our InabilitySubscriber Access Only
The glory and failing of the human body—it’s all God’s grace.
The Power of Our Inability. The glory and failing of the human body—it's all God's grace. “My power is made perfect in weakness,” God tells Paul (2 Cor. 12:7–9).
Rethinking Our Relationship with the News
Both religion and politics have complicated it. How do we start fresh?
Both religion and politics have complicated it. On the other side was a man widely rumored to have abused his power to sexually assault at least one woman young enough to be his
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.
Finally, we must properly address the muddied waters of power that have slowly seeped into our church structures. The saying “absolute power corrupts
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
interacted with, furthered, and resisted American military and economic power is a cultural insights are combined with an incisive understanding of theology, politics, and globalization
Bill Hybels Resigns from Willow Creek
Megachurch pastor “accelerates” October retirement weeks after former colleagues went public with misconduct allegations.
Bill Hybels Resigns from Willow Creek. Megachurch pastor “accelerates” October retirement weeks after former colleagues went public with misconduct allegations.
Karen Swallow Prior: Good Books Make Better PeopleSubscriber Access Only
Why history's wisest figures have seen a connection between reading well and living well.
Jesus himself affirmed the power of stories by telling parables, little stories that cast a real-life truth alongside the fictional one. Want to witness the destructive power of vengeance?
Our September Issue: Nothing to Hide
How much power do secrets hold over the Christian?
Our September Issue: Nothing to Hide. How much power do secrets hold over the Christian? The poor choices of which we've repented ought to hold little power over us.
Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century WisdomSubscriber Access Only
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
In the process, Backus navigated national politics (when they were only just beginning) without selling But he was sensitive about the relationship of faith institutions to seats of power.
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.
David Dockery's Look at the Notable Books of 2018
A brief survey of some of this year's most significant Christian books.
the intricacies of leadership and church life from three seasoned authors can be found in the new InterVarsity publication called The Politics of Ministry: Navigating Power Dynamics and
Asia Rising: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Follow Jesus
Asia Rising: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Follow Jesus
China’s church raids drew headlines, but 26 countries—including India—treated Christians worse in 2018.
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