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US Missionary Killed by ‘World’s Most Isolated’ Tribe
John Allen Chau returned to the prohibited island even after being shot: “It's worth it to declare Jesus to these people.”
John Allen Chau returned to the prohibited island even after being shot: “It's worth it to declare Jesus to these people.”.
Kurt Kaiser Passes Away, But His Music Will Pass It On
From Word Music to Baylor University, Christian composer leaves a legacy of hundreds of songs.
Kurt Kaiser enriched the world with a Christian message of hope as a pioneer of modern church music,” said Baylor University president Linda A. Livingstone in a tribute this week.
He Gave Christian Researchers $100 Million. Now His Legacy Lives on Through Their Work.
Longtime Lilly Endowment executive Robert Wood Lynn died this month at 93.
Starting in 1974, he distributed $100 million in grants to fund research examining the role of Protestant institutions, according to a recent Christian Century tribute, written following his
Died: Focus on the Family’s H. B. London, Who Inspired Pastor Appreciation
The popular “Pastor to Pastors” host passed away at 81 due to cancer.
takes place in October, as this is Clergy Appreciation Month—a movement which he tirelessly championed for many years,” said Focus on the Family president Jim Daly in a tribute.
Why Japan Wants Its Past Persecution of Christians to Be World Renowned
A dozen “hidden Christian” sites on verge of gaining UNESCO World Heritage status.
A dozen “hidden Christian” sites on verge of gaining UNESCO World Heritage status.
Died: David Hesselgrave, Scholar Who Made Missions Cross-Cultural
The Evangelical Missiological Society founder changed how we think of contextualizing the gospel.
influence and impact in helping us think through the relationship of Christ and culture,” said Craig Ott, TEDS professor of mission and intercultural studies, in a video tribute offered to
Trump Reveals White House Faith Initiative on National Day of Prayer
Annual observance concludes with Southern Baptist leader Ronnie Floyd interviewing Frank and Sherri Pomeroy from First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
nation.”. Trump also used the National Day of Prayer as an occasion to pay tribute to the late Billy Graham, whose funeral he attended earlier this year.
Tim Keller, John Piper, and Andy Stanley Among the 12 ‘Most Effective’ Preachers
Baylor’s seminary asked homiletics experts to pick the top English-speaking sermon givers of today’s generation.
years ago. The 1996 list included, of course, Graham; in tribute of the legendary evangelist, CT recently examined why his preaching worked. “Some
What Is Billy Graham’s Friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. Worth?
Contemporary Christians have mixed takes on late evangelist’s civil rights legacy.
[See “Level Ground at the Cross” in CT's special tribute issue.] But it's up to modern eyes to consider how exactly to characterize Graham's racial legacy as a whole, decades later.
Here’s How America Is Praising Its Best-Known Preacher: Billy Graham
The late, great evangelist is garnering countless tributes after his death at 99.
Here's How America Is Praising Its Best-Known Preacher: Billy Graham. Gleanings. Here's How America Is Praising Its Best-Known Preacher: Billy Graham.
Died: ‘Mr. Awana’ Arthur Rorheim
The 99-year-old proved the power of kids ministry and got millions going to church on weeknights.
They had two children, four grandchildren, ten great- grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. The family has set up a tribute site at ArtRorheim.org.
Who Evangelicals Lost in 2017
Remembering Nabeel Qureshi, R. C. Sproul, Peter Berger, Haddon Robinson, and others.
Remembering Nabeel Qureshi, RC Sproul, Peter Berger, Haddon Robinson, and others.
Died: R. C. Sproul, Reformed Theologian Who Founded Ligonier Ministries
Late PCA leader influenced generations of Christians by filling the gap “between Sunday school and seminary.”
many of us learned that God is bigger than we knew, our sin is more deeply rooted than we imagined, and the grace of God in Jesus Christ is overwhelming,” wrote Ligonier in a tribute.
Died: Harry Blamires, the C. S. Lewis Protégé Who Rediscovered ‘The Christian Mind’
Influential theologian and author lived to be 101, and to see his popular book remain in print.
“With The Christian Mind, Harry began a polemic that he kept going for 40 years,” wrote Brian Davis, a former student of Blamires's, in a Church Times tribute.
Died: ‘God’s Smuggler’ and ‘The Cross and the Switchblade’ Coauthor John Sherrill
Charismatic writer and Guideposts editor is remembered for his Spirit-filled stories.
A man of wisdom, a lover of God, a faithful husband, and a man passionate to see all Christians live the Spirit-filled life,” read a tribute from Chosen, now part of Baker Publishing Group.
Died: David Mainse, Canada’s Top Trusted Televangelist
The late “100 Huntley Street” broadcaster told generations of viewers each day, “Jesus loves you.”
Mainse became such a household name, Dueck noted in her tribute, that by the 1980s the show's prayer line was listed alongside emergency numbers in the phone book.
What Ravi Zacharias Said at Nabeel Qureshi’s Funeral
Eulogy at Houston memorial service honors “abnormally born” 34-year-old apologist.
as to other noteworthy Christians who died young. (Zacharias also wrote a tribute to his young protégé.). “He was a man of incredible, undying energy
Died: Nabeel Qureshi, Author of ‘Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus’
Popular apologist’s year-long battle with stomach cancer has ended.
He described Qureshi as “one of the finest preachers I have ever heard.” [Editor's note: Zacharias later shared a personal tribute to his protégé, as well as gave the eulogy at his
Died: Robert Jenson, ‘America’s Theologian’
The lifelong Lutheran and ecumenical leader shaped a generation with new scholarship on the Trinity, salvation, and systematics.
since Jonathan Edwards,” “one of America's most important theologians,” “America's … most creative systematic theologian,” and a “theologian's theologian.” [CT's tribute “tells the story
Died: Haddon Robinson, Champion of Biblical Preaching
The seminarian who taught and inspired decades of expositors ‘goes home to God.’
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where Robinson served as an interim president and professor of preaching, broke the news of his passing and posted a tribute this weekend.
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