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Once again, the mission of the church, the mission of Paul and the mission of Christians today is the mission of God — the Book of Acts records for us the works/acts of God in this world through the earliest […]

Today I’m departing some from offering basic economic concepts and interjecting a sociological element into our discussion.  There is considerable energy to today around the idea that Christians need to resist impersonal capitalism and Western individualism. The most common characterization […]

In our series on young Christian authors, it’s a bit unfair to include Margaret Feinberg — not because she’s not young, which she is, but because she’s written already a bundle of good books. Her newest book is a treat. […]

From Christianity Today: Some Christians today are fasting during Ramadan as an act of solidarity with Muslims.  What do you think about this? “Christians may fast alongside Muslim friends, either as a gesture of friendship or in order to open […]

The Spirit spoke through the leaders at the church in Antioch and directed them to set apart Saul and Barnabas for the work to which God had called them. Acts 13:4-12 clarifies what that work is: 13:4 So Barnabas and Saul, […]

This is a big question for many of us these days. What are the barriers to the acceptance of evolution amongst evangelicals? Can we (or should we) dismantle the “Great Wall” and overcome these barriers? Biologos has planned a working […]

John Franke, in his new and exciting book Manifold Witness: The Plurality of Truth (Living Theology) addresses the topic of truth.  No one speaks entirely for the emerging conversation, but many speak against the emerging conversation as if it can be […]

The pilots say they weren’t arguing or sleeping.  So, what are the Top Ten suggestions of what the pilots were doing?  (No report, yet, that they were reciting Jesus Creed followed by rapid repetitions of the Jesus Prayer.)

The Book of Acts, in Acts 13, turns once again toward Paul and from here out it is mostly about Paul and Paul’s missional work. The opening verses of Acts 13 are fitting beginning for the week because it is […]

Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian in NYC, is perhaps the most balanced pastor, theologian, cultural critic and evangelist in the American scene today. His newest book, Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only […]

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