Opinion | Discipleship
The Bible’s Best Description of Salvation Is a Phrase We Rarely Use
How Paul points the way to a fresh way of seeing faith.
The Bible's Best Description of Salvation Is a Phrase We Rarely Use. Although we tend to speak of salvation as “Jesus in my heart” (a phrase used only one time in the Bible—Eph.
Margaret Feinberg: Scripture Is My Food for Thought
A conversation with the author of ‘Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.’
themes in Scripture. “Once you start looking for food in the Bible,” she says, “you discover that it pops and sizzles on nearly every page.”. Her spiritual
How BSF Saved Sandi Patty
In her new book, “The Voice,” the award-winning singer reflects on Bible Study Fellowship’s role in her faith formation.
In her new book, “The Voice,” the award-winning singer reflects on Bible Study Fellowship's role in her faith formation. interview. How BSF Saved Sandi Patty.
Opinion | Church
King’s Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible
Cross-racial partnerships only have lasting power if they’re rooted in Scripture.
Opinion | Church. King's Dream Succeeds If We Study the Bible. Cross lines. The less obvious truth, however, is that believers need to start with the Bible itself.
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
Reporting. Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees. The constant curiosity led Page to launch a weekly Bible study and worship service.
The Sweatiest Bible Class in America
Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program.
Reporting. The Sweatiest Bible Class in America. Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program. Johanna Willett. Image: Courtesy of Revelation Wellness.
Opinion | Sexuality
How to Evangelize Your LGBT Neighbors
When Christians live communally, outsiders find intimacy within the family of God.
Nothing less. For all of these burdens—parental, communal, or personal— the Bible has the answer for it: the practice of daily, ordinary, radical hospitality.
Opinion | Discipleship
4 Reasons to Believe in the Christmas Miracle
Why the supernatural events of this season are both credible and incredible.
1. Miracles aren't hard for God. If you're familiar with the Bible, you're familiar with an a fortiori or “how much more” argument that draws secondary conclusions from a greater first point.
Opinion | Discipleship
Your Plan B Is Still God’s Plan A
What a failed church plant taught me about divine purpose and provision.
needs families. But when it came time to start our church with a weekly Bible study, only a few families had committed to coming with us. Most weeks
excerpt | Discipleship
God's Feminist Ideals
We're created to be image bearers and justice seekers.
Based in part on their understanding of Jesus and the Bible, men and women of faith fought together for women to have the right to vote. The Bible never supports such independence.
How Single Women Became an Unstoppable Force in Bible Translation
Female missionaries have propelled the movement to bring Scripture to every tribe and tongue.
How Single Women Became an Unstoppable Force in Bible Translation. Over the past several decades, unmarried women in particular have dedicated their lives to Bible translation.
How to Do Kids’ Discipleship in the Woods
Creation care does more than conservation. It cultivates faith formation, says A Rocha.
In the world of high-energy, high-entertainment Vacation Bible Schools and summer kids camps, “Wild Wonder” stands out as an un-flashy alternative, incorporating quiet activities like
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Song of Solomon Is Key to the Great Commission
Working effectively for Christ requires intimacy with him.
We find the bridal paradigm throughout the Bible but especially in the Song of Solomon. Most Jewish people view it as an allegorical interpretation of God's love for Israel.
Prison Was My First Pulpit
Linda Barkman was incarcerated after the man she lived with murdered her toddler. But she turned hardship into ministry.
I was going to a church where, when they found out that I was living with a man I wasn't married to, I was told by the associate pastor's wife that she could no longer teach Bible study in
Opinion | Discipleship
Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
How should they respond when they encounter a skeptic who thinks the Bible is a collection of legends and fables? How do we know the Bible is trustworthy?
Opinion | Family
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself—And Bring Your Kids Along
Raising children to love like Jesus did.
And yet, for all that was modeled to me to be outward looking, as a young adult in Bible college I struggled to find theological language for what seemed to be a fairly straightforward
Opinion | Church
6 Ways Martin Luther Led Me to My Own Personal Reformation
As a young Catholic, learning about the Protestant Reformation dramatically changed my faith.
3. The Bible is God's love letter to us and to the church. I had to find a Bible in my own vernacular, and I found one in The Message, Eugene Peterson's translation of the New Testament.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why Apocalypse Is Essential to Advent
This season demands a clear view of darkness. Here’s how scholars reckon with it.
serious people understood history. For biblical interpreters, these events radically altered how they read apocalyptic passages in the Bible. When we study
4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing
What the biggest name in women’s Bible studies wants the next generation to know.
Reporting. 4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing Leer en Español. What the biggest name in women's Bible studies wants the next generation to know.
She Reads Truth: Why Women Will Lead the 21st-Century Bible Resurgence
A hashtag started a movement to get millions of women into the Word.
Reporting. She Reads Truth: Why Women Will Lead the 21st-Century Bible Resurgence. The number of people reading the Bible on their phones has more than doubled since 2011.
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