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Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?Subscriber Access Only
Let’s ask the early church fathers.
Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing? Let's ask the early church fathers. Andrew Wilson| April 20, 2018. Image: Damion Hamilton / Lightstock.
Leadership Is Not About You
Leadership means hard work and service.
According to the grace given to us, we have different gifts: If prophecy, use it according to the proportion of one's faith; if service, use it in service; if teaching, in teaching; if exhorting, in
Apocalypse Now? Evangelicals and a Raw Deal at Raw Story
Raw Story claims that a state senator “predicts Trump’s Jerusalem embassy decision may usher in Armageddon.” But, he didn't.
According to Scripture, Israel has an important role to play in the end-times. For centuries Bible scholars pondered over the prophecy of a restored Israel.
No, the World Won't End Next Week and There's No Such Thing as a Christian Numerologist
If we start speaking up about bad "Christian" reporting, maybe people will do it less.
It's under the heading “Science.” When you click on it, the article headline proclaims, “Biblical prophecy claims the world will end on Sept. 23, Christian numerologists claim.”.
How the Coming of the Son Brings Hope to the Fatherless
An overlooked prophecy points to the family togetherness we crave at Christmas.
Fatherless. An overlooked prophecy points to the family togetherness we crave at Christmas. age. Gabriel's words actually echo Old Testament prophecy.
The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell
The return of Christ remains, as ever, a topic of great interest.
Image: LifeWay Research. ES: The Bible has a lot of prophecy, but a lot of Christians seem embarrassed to talk about it due to some of the bad examples out there.
Leadership, Prophecy, and Criticism
What does biblical prophecy look like, and how does it apply to us today?
Dec 15, 2015. Leadership. Leadership, Prophecy, and Criticism. Leadership, Prophecy, and Criticism. What does biblical prophecy look like, and how does it apply to us today?
What We Mean by ProphecySubscriber Access Only
We all need a word of judgment—and of hope.
What We Mean by Prophecy. We all need a word of judgment— and of hope. Yet in the time since he wrote these words, somehow we Christians came to distrust much prophecy.
The Rise of Reformed CharismaticsSubscriber Access Only
A 21st-century global movement sets the Word on fire with gospel preaching and powerful spiritual gifts.
The Reformed tradition has tended to be cessationist, either denying or avoiding the continued practice of charismatic gifts like healing, tongues, and prophecy, believing they were only
Faith of the Candidates: An Interview w/ Ben Carson (Part 1)
Does Dr. Ben Carson consider himself an evangelical? How would "President Carson" share the gospel?
concern. On Radical Islam. ES: Do you think that the rise of Islamic radicalism is sort of a portent of prophecy? No question. On Ellen White and Prophecy. ES
The New ‘Magic School Bus’ Still Sees Knowledge as a Gateway to Wonder
For many, science is about pursuing mastery. Ms. Frizzle has always invited us to marvel instead.
Tertullian, for instance, captures the dynamism well: “God,” he wrote, “first sent forth nature as a teacher, intending also to send prophecy next, so that you, a disciple of nature, might
Amplifying Evangelism—One Critical Component in Becoming an Engaging Church
If we want churches to be evangelistic, we need to emphasis evangelism.
“Do not neglect the gift you have.”. As Paul told Timothy, “Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophecy when the council of elders laid their hands on you.
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.
In Matthew's account of the Christmas story, when Joseph discovers that Mary really is a divinely pregnant virgin, the gospel-writer links back to a prophecy from Isaiah: “All this took
Advent Is a Season of Longing
What does the time spent anticipating Christmas have to do with the wilderness?
Mark tells us that now the “voice of one crying in the wilderness” is John the Baptist, who has arrived on the scene as a direct fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy.
5 Books That Reveal the Bible’s Influence in American HistorySubscriber Access Only
Selected by Paul Gutjahr, Ruth Halls Professor of English at Indiana University and editor of 'The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America.'
Its vast popularity attests the incredible cultural resonance of apocalyptic thought based on biblical prophecy among Americans, as seen today in the popularity of the Left Behind novel
NEW RESEARCH: Should Christians Support Israel? Most Pastors Think So.
What do Americans and Christians think about God's relationship with Israel?
Researchers found evangelicals see a close tie between God and Israel. About 7 in 10 (69 percent) say the modern nation of Israel was formed as result of biblical prophecy.
Thinking About Expository Preaching—Part 3
A look at the place of thematic, narrative, and topical preaching
A series on the Incarnation might include Old Testament prophecy, fulfillment from the gospels, and further explanation in the epistles. Remember exposition is explanation.
Millennial Evangelicals on Israel: ‘Meh’
Survey finds waning support for Jewish state compared to older American believers.
Millennial Evangelicals on Israel: 'Meh'. 1 of 2. Research.
On Israel, Most Hispanic Christians Are Ambivalent
Survey finds efforts to diversify Christian Zionism have a ways to go.
Israel. Among Hispanic Christians who support Israel's right to exist, few cite the Bible (7%) or Bible prophecy (11%) as the reason for doing so. Instead
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Invites Us to a Bright, Boisterous Duel with Death
The God of Thunder's return to the big screen strikes a timely balance between gravitas, humor, and big, dumb fun.
comics. A fulfillment of prophecy, the Ragnarok event results in the entire world of Asgard being destroyed and reborn anew through water and fire. There
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Rwanda Weeds the Church Plants
Rwanda Weeds the Church Plants
Thousands of churches closed in attempt to curb bad buildings—and bad preaching.
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