In both subtle and blatant ways, Christianity is slowly being isolated and marginalized in the public square. Where it once was welcomed, the Christianity is now an increasingly unwelcome voice, a world-view now viewed as strange and obstructive.
Question: Are you on mission for Jesus? Or, are you a mission of Jesus? Too many Christians are willing to receive ministry, but all too few are willing to give themselves away in ministry.
The "myth of culture" needs to be exploded if the gospel is to penetrate the culture. Scratch the surface of what we call "culture" and you will find beneath the surface that all people everywhere desire the same things
It appears that the church has been surprised by the sinfulness of sin, the increasing secularization of society, and the continual de-Christianizing of the Christian West.
Most believers are more me-centered than we care to admit, even when it comes to the necessity of God’s God-centeredness.
"Rob, if Love Wins in the way you are reported to say that it does, why be a Christian at all? I don’t get it."
Let me be elementary in restating just a few reasons why Christians can confidently claim that Jesus is the exclusive way to know and experience God in a saving way.
Let’s begin with an outlandish claim: Christians are atheists. We want to add to the new generation of atheists that have arrived on the sceneTags Atheism
When did the goal of Christianity become removing the "embarrassment label?" I understand Lyons’ concern over embarrassing Christians if he means the silly and cheesy attitudes and behaviors some display in public2 comments
I’ve been rethinking this whole Christmas thing, again. So, here’s my question, when the Bible uses the term "Immanuel" is it referring to Jesus as the gift of Christmas or to the gifts that He brings to us as Savior?
When it comes to church health and life, why is it always the pastor’s fault when things don’t go well at church?
By definition, and contrary to popular opinion, freedom is not the freedom to do as one pleases without regard for self or others.
America is an exceptional nation. One would be hard pressed to find another nation in history that has been as productive, creative, progressive, wealthy, benevolent, equitable, and, yes, blessed as these United States of America.
Let’s define evangelism by what it is not and then by what it is.
If I could combine the creative and stylistic energies of this generation with the duty-bound, tough-mindedness of previous generations, a person would be produced that would be less flaky, but also less rigid than your average American.