Category Archives: Christianity
We shouldn’t be surprised that the local churches we belong to are communities where we see vibrant manifestations of God’s power and perplexing messiness at the same time.
Jesus said He came to call sinners to repentance. The church is offended that Jesus’ call is for sinners. The world is offended that He calls for repentance.
In Romania, the socialist ideologues focused on three spheres of influence. Here’s who they targeted and how they took over.
We are the heirs of societal shifts that are 500 years old. It might look like you’re witnessing a revolution, but it turns out it’s been percolating for centuries.
How should the church witness to the gospel in an age of self-expression and resisting conformity to anything outside yourself?
Greg Laurie and Luis Palau are exceptions to the rule, but evangelistic meetings and revival services are in the past. Right? Jake Hanson says, “Not so fast.”
What if the subconscious reason for abandoning faith is the rugged appeal of rationalism – the fierce facing of reality, however stark the picture may be?
Church history is a treasure box, not a map. We don’t honor our forbearers by seeking to return to their times; we honor them by receiving their wisdom and learning from their victories and failures.
Our missional engagement will suffer if we see ourselves in a battle between “religion” and “secularity.”
4 things I hope we can learn from the events at Mars Hill.