Preparing to Witness an Act of God
Science can explain why Hurricane Florence is threatening my home. But it can’t interpret it.
Preparing to Witness an Act of God. Science can explain why Hurricane Florence is threatening my home. But it can't interpret it. We can only be a witness to it.
Bearing False Witness
Arab theologians advise Americans not to fear Islam’s alleged “permission to lie.”
International. Bearing False Witness. Arab theologians bud. “My intention is to guard us against bearing false witness,” he wrote for Ramadan last year. “Would
How to Witness to a Distracted World
Effective Christian evangelism and discipleship requires us to be disruptive.
How to Witness to a Distracted World. Effective Christian evangelism and discipleship requires us to be disruptive. O Seeking a Disruptive Witness. Given
Four-Star General: Military More Cautious About Faith
General Roger Brady (USAF, Ret.) thinks soldiers are becoming more religious but the armed forces are more uncertain about religious expression.
Actually, I think the most effective witness is our example. [But] it raises a question: Can a person in a higher position ever witness to a person in a lower position?
The First Female Evangelists
Mary Magdalene and the woman at the well couldn’t help but share their good news.
proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, 'Your God reigns!'” In Greek, “the evangel” essentially means “to tell good news, to bear witness, and to
A Summit on Sexual Violence: Calling Men to Listen Well
Unfortunately, we’ve spent way more time discussing each gender’s roles than we have each gender’s souls.
He is a graduate of Morehouse College and Howard University School of Law and serves on the Board of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective.
Even for Christian Combat Veterans, No Easy Answers
What two recent films get right, and what they miss.
in the conflict.” He tried to talk to chaplains about his fear, “but they had no scriptural comfort, and at the end of the day they were paid soldiers.” He became a Jehovah's Witness and a
Buildings That Bear Witness to God
How theology sheds new light on the purposes of architecture.
Buildings That Bear Witness to God. Church buildings should bear witness in some way to the reality of God and to the reality of our relation to God. There are numerous ways to do this.
Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
December 30, 2017Missiology. Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey. And that's why I'm here—to again visit those whose lives are close to the center of Christian witness.
Dealing with Disillusionment
We can step into the disillusionment of those around us for the sake of God’s mission.
situations. A Disruptive Voice. For such witness to take place, Christian missionaries must stop short of sharing the despair of others. Disillusionment
We're Equipping the Church to Address Sexual Violence and Harassment
Next month, join Beth Moore, Max Lucado, Eugene Cho, and others as we begin to address #MeToo and #ChurchToo in our congregations.
change and soon. The world is watching, people are being hurt, and the church's witness is at stake not just today, but for future generations. What we
The Technological Discipleship Gap
New digital technologies have potential to either advance the gospel or sow destruction.
Christians often have the same bad habits as everyone else, practices that damage not only their well-being and relationships, but also their spiritual vitality and witness.
'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness
David Lowery's superb supernatural drama offers a God's-eye perspective on the intimate and the infinite.
'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness. David Lowery's its rhythms. Indeed, “bearing witness” is the motif that animates the entire film.
Six Degrees of Separation: Why Our Witness Matters
Our lives reach farther than we can imagine.
August 11, 2017Evangelism & Discipleship. Six Degrees of Separation: Why Our Witness Matters. Our lives reach farther than we can imagine. Kerilee Van Schooten.
The Divorce & Remarriage of Evangelism and Discipleship
Jesus constantly and seamlessly integrated evangelism and discipleship into his everyday actions and into the way he spiritually formed and shaped the 12 disciples.
In order to grow, we must be willing to ask ourselves a few difficult questions: Where have we bought into a distorted definition of discipleship that leaves out witness?
Multiple Faces of India
If religious nationalism is at the heart of India’s social and political uprising, what then is core to the spiritual renewals taking place in so many places and among so many peoples?
These Hindu nationalists view attacks against other faiths as their way to protect themselves from what they consider outside invaders, even though Christian witness has been
God's Generous Return Policy
We are obsessed with making progress, but the Bible reminds us it is often important to go back.
It literally means “to turn” or “return.” Even a cursory study of this word is breathtaking because the Old Testament witness persistently urges people to return.