S. Michael Craven
Can any good come from our continued military intervention in the Middle East? Does our involvement bring peace or foment further division?
Consumers tend to seek experiences or, more accurately, replicate the experiences of others whose image they think is popular
The idea that Christians are to bring healing into the world—the restoration of people and the reformation of systems that hinder them—seems reasonable enough
Too often, our attitude toward the surrounding culture and those who make it up is judgmental and condemning.
If “all the Law” hangs on loving God and loving others, then to love God is to obey him and to obey him is to love others.
The point in obtaining a true knowledge of ourselves is so we stop relying on our own righteousness, our own goodness, stop deluding ourselves
For me, the pursuit of accurate self-knowledge is an essential starting point in modern Christian discipleship.
Our civilization appears to be racing toward self-destruction and the church appears indistinguishable and either ill-equipped or indifferent to arresting the demise of the very civilization it helped create.
God’s kingdom, in which Jesus is making all things new, includes the reversal of the curse upon the dominion-exercising activity of men.
Today when evangelicals speak of the gospel, they almost always mean, simply, the personal plan of salvation.
Our human tendency is to build theological fortresses and lob shells over the wall toward anyone who may challenge our presuppositions and beliefs.
It is all too evident that biblical discipleship is either absent or woefully inadequate to producing any tangible fruit
On this Thanksgiving Day may we acknowledge the many and abundant blessings of our Father, accompanied by a deep and sorrowful repentance for our individual, corporate, and national sins.
I find there is much confusion about secularism — what it is as well as its impact and origin. For some, secularism asserts the right to be free from religious rule
If I am correct — and the history of the church bears this out — then the most effective approach to changing the culture in our day begins by being a faithful presence.