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Making Grace Visible: Reflections on Our Calling
Unless we are proximate, there is no opportunity to show grace.
January 10, 2019Evangelism & Discipleship. Making Grace Visible: Reflections on Our Calling. Unless we are proximate, there is no opportunity to show grace.
He Dwells Not Far Off: Reflections on Christmastime
The peace on earth and good will to men we so desperately long for are only possible because of that lowly manger scene.
December 24, 2018Culture, Evangelism & Discipleship. He Dwells Not Far Off: Reflections on Christmastime. The peace on earth and good will to men
A New Set of Spotlights on Elisabeth Elliot
What we learn about her life and work from two releases of previously unpublished writings.
Shepard combines excerpts from her parents' letters and journals, beautiful photographs, and her own memories and reflections to produce a delightful and thought-provoking book.
A Season of Deep Lament: Heroes and Legends I Knew as a Child
I don’t know that I have many answers, but I know what is true and I must keep holding on.
I don't know that I have many answers, but I know what is true and I must keep holding on.
Preaching on Racism from the 'White' Pulpit: Reflections from David Platt’s Talk at T4G
The learning curve in this conversation about race is steep and more complex than the Black-White binary. And because of that, it can become emotionally exhausting for all of us.
April 12, 2018Evangelism & Discipleship, Leadership. Preaching on Racism from the 'White' Pulpit: Reflections from David Platt's Talk at T4G. The learning
Changing Direction – Reflections on the Chicago River at St. Patrick’s Day
When we follow Jesus, we do what the Chicago River did in 1900: we change direction.
March 16, 2018Evangelism & Discipleship. Changing Direction – Reflections on the Chicago River at St. Patrick's Day. When we follow Jesus, we do
Our April Issue: Strength in NumbersSubscriber Access Only
Can databases help us to see more like God sees?
And there will always be limits to what we can see with our dim earthly vision, moments when we think we see God but are only catching reflections of ourselves.
Evangelism, Racial Tension, and Clay Feet: Reflections on the Life of Billy Graham
Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., and racial tensions and bridge building today.
February 22, 2018Culture. Evangelism, Racial Tension, and Clay Feet: Reflections on the Life of Billy Graham. Billy Graham, Martin Luther King Jr., and
Reflections on the Megachurch
Making and growing disciples is more important than butts in seats.
February 2, 2018Research. Reflections on the Megachurch. Making and scenes. Which leads me to these reflections: Grow an oak, not a mushroom. Moody
Reflections on the Passing of Rev. Billy Graham, One of the Greatest Christian Heroes of Our Time
Ed Stetzer, who holds the Billy Graham Distinguished Chair at Wheaton College (Billy Graham's alma mater), shares his thoughts.
February 21, 2018Evangelism & Discipleship, Leadership. Reflections on the Passing of Rev. Billy Graham, One of the Greatest Christian Heroes of Our Time.
In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference
Jesus, rural ministry, and football
November 8, 2017Rural Matters. In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference. Jesus, rural ministry, and football.
Why Can't We Disagree Well? Reflections on Colin Kaepernick, VP Mike Pence, and Listening Well
As Christians, we can (and should) disagree well.
October 10, 2017Culture. Why Can't We Disagree Well? Reflections on Colin Kaepernick, VP Mike Pence, and Listening Well. As Christians, we can (and should) disagree well.
Should ISIS Brides Be Treated Like the Prodigal Son?
N. T. Wright suggests Jesus would disagree with the British government. Christian scholars in UK, US, and Middle East weigh in.
NT Wright, the esteemed theologian and former Anglican bishop, recently offered brief reflections on the case of Shamima Begum— the British teen now seeking to return home after
The Moral of Moral Failings of Christian Leaders
The character of Christian leaders is in question. We need to ask why and work for change.
The character of Christian leaders is in question. We need to ask why and work for change.
The Anvil of the Evangelical Mind
Schools and scholars can help the Christ-centered movement become all the more Jesusy.
This article was condensed and adapted from The State of the Evangelical Mind: Reflections on the Past, Prospects for the Future (IVP Academic, 2018), which also includes the
Richard Mouw Wrestles with Evangelicalism, Past and PresentSubscriber Access Only
Reading his book is like enjoying a cup of tea with a wise elder statesman.
As an elder statesman of Reformed evangelicalism, Mouw engages these questions (and others) through stories and reflections from a lifetime of ministry.
When He Died Upon the Tree
James Cone's seminal book gives a theological response to the dark history of lynchings in America.
When He Died Upon the Tree. James Cone's seminal book gives a theological response to the dark history of lynchings in America. Bruce Fields| August
Celebrities, Professors & Care-Givers: How We Lost Our Missional IQ
None of these North American pastoral archetypes prioritize mission.
[4]https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/27/technology/social- media-bots.html. [5]Note the personal reflections of the late Eugene Peterson in an article to a fellow-pastor
What Humans Have That Machines Don’t
How a theology of personhood cuts against the mechanical metaphors we use to describe ourselves.
conspires to make us less human. Here, Williams offers wise reflections on the roles of faith and silence in human flourishing. Faith helps us mature in
Hard Conversations in Evangelicalism: Abuse, Harassment, and Sexual Violence in the Church
Thoughts on sexual violence, our lack of response, and how to get things right.
The upcoming Reflections: A GC2 Summit on Responding to Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Violence conference is one of the more challenging (and important) events we've helped
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The Three Horizons of Old Testament Prophecy
The Three Horizons of Old Testament Prophecy
The prophets launch their words into the future. Where do they land?
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