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Effective Intercultural Evangelism: Good News in a Diverse World
You Can’t Reach Nonbelievers with ‘Passive Congeniality’
Two experts on intercultural evangelism explore the challenge of sharing Christ in a climate of growing indifference.
For Shame: Rediscovering the Virtues of a Maligned Emotion
Shame Is Often Toxic and Harmful. Sometimes, It’s Just What We Deserve.
A Christian philosopher pushes back on attempts to rid ourselves of this unloved emotion.
We Aren't Broke: Uncovering Hidden Resources for Mission and Ministry
Even When Money Is Tight, Churches Have More Resources Than They Realize
How “redemptive entrepreneurship” can multiply the impact of cash-strapped ministries.
Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible
The Bible Doesn’t Come with Instructions. But We Still Need Guidance to Handle It Well.
Michael Bird offers a trusty primer on reading and understanding God’s Word.
Survival and Resistance in Evangelical America: Christian Reconstruction in the Pacific Northwest
Meet the Conservative Evangelicals Practicing ‘Strategic Hibernation’ in the American Northwest
They might embrace their marginal status, but they don’t plan on staying marginal forever.
A History of the Church through its Buildings
All Church Buildings Have a Story to Tell—Not Just the Tourist Magnets
An attempt to examine the church’s history through its architecture suffers from narrow understandings of “church” and “history” alike.
Pillars: How Muslim Friends Led Me Closer to Jesus
Christians Can Learn from Muslims. But There Are Lines We Shouldn’t Cross.
One writer’s attempt to relate Islam to her faith yields some lessons along with some stumbles.
Rejoice and Tremble: The Surprising Good News of the Fear of the Lord (Union)
Fear the Lord. No Other Word Will Do the Trick.
Even close relatives like “awe” and “reverence” don’t quite capture the passionate intensity of trembling in the presence of a holy God.
The Congregation in a Secular Age (Ministry in a Secular Age Book #3): Keeping Sacred Time against the Speed of Modern Life
From Monks and Bells to Apps and Notifications
The church used to keep the tempo of life. Now Silicon Valley is pushing the pace—and pulling the church along with it.
Being the Bad Guys: How to Live for Jesus in a World That Says You Shouldn't
In a Post-Christian Culture, There’s No Good Way Around Being the ‘Baddies’
If we have to wear the villain label, we can at least wear it with calmness, confidence, and joy.