Category Archives: Future of the Church
Here’s what I learned from evangelicals bearing witness to the gospel in a country that is much further down the road of secularization than the United States.
It’s commonplace to assume that society’s redefinition of marriage, gender and the purpose for sexuality will eventually persuade the church to follow along. But if we were to jump forward into the 22nd century, I wonder what we would see.
Time to look past past the misleading headlines and dig into the substance of the Evangelicals and Catholics Together statement on marriage.
At the beginning of this decade, I predicted several trends in evangelicalism. How are they playing out right now?
If a pastor walks into a church and seeks to understand “what time it is” organizationally, what kind of diagnosis should he expect?
Christian leadership is never timeless. Instead, it is a timely application of God-given wisdom regarding specific decisions that must be made in particular moments in time.
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.
In Romania, the socialist ideologues focused on three spheres of influence. Here’s who they targeted and how they took over.
How should the church witness to the gospel in an age of self-expression and resisting conformity to anything outside yourself?
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.