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The Implications of Meritocracy on the Church: Grace Erased for Incarcerated Individuals
Punishment devoid of grace is not justice, but vengeance.
and “rapists.”. Legislatively, meritocracy seduces us into supporting policies that punish, racially target, and geographically profile. Meritocracy holds
Responding to Moral Failure in Church Leaders
Christians and church leaders must listen, address real issues, take action, and bring judgment.
How do we respond when it's sin, not a crime or an abuse? In the midst of some high-profile abuse situations, there have been some disqualified for ministry because of sin.
What Do We Do With the Very Real Resurrection?
Does the biblical resurrection account leave us with as little evidence as some assume?
To believe that they somehow let a condemned man—particularly this very controversial, high profile condemned man—slip through their expert fingers in the execution process seems
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
In the episode, Cash Tate shares her story of leaving her high-profile career as an attorney to pursue God's call on her life as a homeschooling mom and Christian author and speaker.
Stephen King Wrestles with the Divine
The horror writer is no fan of organized religion, but his stories don’t shy away from belief in things unseen.
King's profile has been so high for so long that it's a bit surprising that Douglas Cowan's America's Dark Theologian marks the first full-length treatment of the religious themes in his work
It’s Not My Daughter’s Job to Teach Me About Women
I’m learning how to rightly respect the opposite sex, not because I had a child but because of ongoing encounters with Christ.
Other high-profile men—from Mitt Romney to Matt Damon—have used their daughters to demonstrate opposition to patriarchy and predatory behavior.
Go Tell It on the iPhone
Christians agree: Technology has made in-person conversations harder, but sharing one’s faith easier.
than social media users on average to mention faith in their social media activities, and they are significantly more likely to explicitly identify their religious beliefs in their profile (65% of
4 Ways to Share God’s Love in Summertime
The “Ordinary Time” of summer invites us to give the extraordinary Good News.
Even though they didn't fit the profile of someone interested in faith, nonetheless they were eager to talk about their spiritual lives—their thoughts, their dreams, their deepest longings.
J. D. Greear Elected Youngest Southern Baptist President in Decades
The popular North Carolina megachurch pastor takes over amid significant membership declines and a public reckoning over abuse cases.
Church. But it has lost 1.3 million members since 2006, according to the denomination's Annual Church Profile (ACP) released this month. Baptisms
Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
First, in the wider society, the killing of Christians and the pushback of evangelicals on legal grounds have provided a public profile and afforded Christians a new image and
Seven Evangelism Environments Artists Create
How the church can leverage the arts for evangelism.
They will also create a culture that is virtuous, beautiful, good, and true. Finally, these will profile to the community the good, the bad, and the ugly. Artists
Shut Up and Dance! The Intersection of Freedom, Art, and Gospel Expression
Artist and evangelist believes all art carries a message.
Regardless of what side of the spectrum you land, it's clear that award shows and high-profile celebrity events are 'home court' for the liberal agenda.
Patterson Withdraws from SBC Annual Meeting
Decision will avoid a distracting showdown on first day of Southern Baptist delegates’ Dallas gathering.
The figurehead of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) was slated to preach the high-profile “convention sermon” in Dallas on June 13, but he released a statement this morning
The Anti-Racism Activist That History Forgot
In the Jim Crow era, an African-American newspaper owner made a biblical case against racism.
A 1922 profile of Chiles glowed: “He came to Topeka with only fifteen dollars in his pocket, but he now owns a $7,000 plant, his own building, a fine residence, and a large amount of
Died: Sam Moore, Who Made Thomas Nelson a Top Christian Publisher
Former CEO spent decades building up company’s offerings of Bibles and bestsellers.
time, effort, and resources.”. As one profile described him, Moore viewed the Bible both as a believer and as a businessman. He prompted Thomas Nelson's
5 Purchases Your Church Should Make Before Its Next Splurge
The new coffee bar can wait. These things can’t.
sanctuary. This church is centrally located in its community and often hosts government officials, dignitaries, and high-profile events, so security was a priority.
Southern Baptist Women Launch Petition Against Paige Patterson
Controversy over past remarks leads Southwestern Seminary to announce special board meeting.
Patterson is slated to give the high-profile “convention sermon” at the SBC's annual meeting next month in Dallas, in addition to offering reports on an evangelism task force and the
The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
Why is it uniquely challenging for us to address issues often associated with mental illness?
Over the past few years, the discussion has felt forced, especially when the event is connected to high-profile suicides of prominent Christian leaders or their family members and close
We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries
Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl. Let’s set an example for all churches to follow, bringing healing to victims and churches alike.
This echoed one of the highest-profile past defenses of Mahaney and SGM, when Reformed leaders Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, and Albert Mohler wrote in 2013:
When You Hear Sexual Misconduct Allegations About Your Pastor
What the church doesn't know about ministry leaders and temptation.
Throughout the years, Christianity Today has reported on a number of high-profile ministry leaders who lost their jobs after they confessed to sexual sin.
Top Story July 15, 2018
Can Preachers Make an Impact in a Post-Christian World?
Can Preachers Make an Impact in a Post-Christian World?
Herman Bavinck’s advice to 19th century pastors still holds true today.
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