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It's Time to End the Stupid about the End Times: Debunking Christian Numerology
Self-proclaimed Christian numerologist David Meade is at it again.
Ed. His reponse was to send me a link to his webpage. I asked again if he had regrets. He explained that “revelation is progressive.”. But, it's not, David.
The Values-Driven Leader: A Mosaic of 3 Tiles
What can you do to keep your organization on mission?
Grounded in those convictions, social or cultural pressures become unimportant because they take their marching orders from God in his revelation. Do you lead with conviction?
What Persecution Is, and Isn’t, and How to Respond to Open Doors’ 2018 World Watch List
Our misuse of 'persecution' disrespects believers for whom any public reference of their faith could mean death.
at Willow Creek Community Church as they were in a series called, “Dear Church.” The series is a walk-through the letters to the churches in Asia Minor from the Book of Revelation.
The Focused Leader: Keeping the Mission as the Ultimate Goal
Missional leaders must cultivate biblically-shaped leadership and the gospel-structured mission.
also by their participation in bringing about of a new order, in establishing a community of love, and struggling for justice and peace as an anticipation of the ultimate revelation of God's
The Sweatiest Bible Class in America
Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program.
Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program. Johanna Willett. Image: Courtesy of Revelation Wellness. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
20 Truths from Supernatural Power for Everyday People
Jared C. Wilson offers encouragement for experiencing God's extraordinary spirit in our ordinary lives.
all else that might satisfy. (103). 14. You will find it easier to fast joyfully if you are feasting on the revelation of his Word. Feasting on the Scriptures and
Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
past centuries. It was here that the apostles first established churches. Indeed, the seven churches in Revelation are in southwest Turkey. The soil here
Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?Subscriber Access Only
Let’s ask the early church fathers.
If we start our history at the Reformation, this is understandable. Ongoing prophetic (let alone apostolic) revelation sounded like the Roman Catholic view of the papacy.
One-on-One with Elmer Towns on His New Paraphrase “The Bible by Jesus”
An extended sermon in the words of the Savior
1960s. When he first started delivering the Living Bible, some denounced him for the sin of Revelation 22:18-19 by adding and taking away from Scripture.
Stewarding Knowledge in Crisis
After 33 years, Global Mapping International is closing.
change. In fact, it is in (and shortly after) those liminal moments of disequilibrium when the most insight, revelation, and understanding can come. As
What Dostoyevsky’s Prostitute Can Teach Us About the Cross
Crime, punishment, and Christ's easy yoke.
and she suddenly broke into violent hysterical weeping. There we see the meaning of the Cross and the revelation of the deepest nature of God. Jesus
A Call to Faith in Action: Mass Incarceration & The Church's Response
IPM, CACE, and FPE hosted the GC2 Summit on Mass Incarceration
We affirm that God is merciful, just, and who seeks to restore our relationship with Him and others (James 2:13; Galatians 6:7; Revelation 22:12; 2 Corinthians 5:18; Galatians 6:1).
An Insufficient ResistanceSubscriber Access Only
The desire for social change is noble—if tempered by the gospel.
After decades of watching revolutionary power dynamics, our friends spoke a valuable truth: Revelation is a stronger force than revolution. By revelation
The Cross-Resurrection Contradiction
At the heart of Christian faith is a commitment to a God who enters into suffering.
focusing on who Jesus is as human. When we do that, we see that the crucified Jesus is the revelation of God. The crucified Jesus stands at the center
Evangelism is a Four Letter Word
Evangelism isn’t what it used to be and is uncertain of what it should be.
In 2002, I purchased a new release by Michael Slaughter simply because of the title: Unlearning Church. Reading the title was a revelation in itself. Learning
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Both the Old and New Testaments are full of content that can frame cultural discussions—for example, the story of Esther and the Jews, or God's revelation to Peter in Acts 10 regarding
John Perkins Has Hope for Racial Reconciliation. Do We?
The civil rights hero delivers his “final manifesto” on race and the church’s call to unity.
half-century, Perkins has called the church to lean into the former while being empowered by the latter, which includes the grand vision of multiethnic unity portrayed in Revelation 7: “I
Taste and See That the Lord’s Supper Is Good
A biblical understanding of food whets our appetite for the fullness of the Lord's Supper on Maundy Thursday.
Birmingham, Alabama. His most recent book is a two-volume commentary on Revelation in the International Theological Commentary series (T&T Clark, 2018).
Creation Groans, but God Hears: Many Species Face ‘Thinning of Life’
On World Wildlife Day, conservationists reflect on biblical ways of dealing with eco-anxiety.
have as Christians. In Revelation 21 and Isaiah 35, the Bible speaks of the ultimate restoration of the heavens and the earth. The language emphasizes
3 Ways to Stay Sane This Easter Season
Yes, it's possible to relax during your busiest time of the year.
He is the exclusive church builder. This work we do belongs entirely to him. And God alone has the power to grant someone a revelation of Jesus (see Matt. 16:17). We sure cannot.
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Rosaria Butterfield: Christian Hospitality Isn’t ‘Southern Hospitality’
Rosaria Butterfield: Christian Hospitality Is Radically Different from ‘Southern Hospitality’
It has nothing to do with entertainment—and everything to do with addressing the crisis of unbelief.
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