“I coveted them.” Joshua 7: 21 Amplified Bible
“Trap #2: I Coveted” more >>
“Why should the name of our father be done away from among his family, because he hath no son?” Numbers 27: 4 King James Version
“Fair Is Fair” more >>
A series of booklets written by well-known Bible teachers is making its way around the world to nurture believers and equip them as Christ’s ambassadors.
Named after the Greek word for “teach,” The Didasko Files have been circulating for the past year and have already six titles in print, with more to come.
Writers of the booklets include John Stott, Sir Fred Catherwood, Ajith Fernando, and James Philip. Topics so far include Bible reading, Christian giving, spiritual leadership, business practices, the cross, and the Lausanne Covenant – a theological document that has inspired the faith statements of hundreds of ministries throughout the world for the last three decades. more >>
Christian advocates for a world free of nuclear weapons said Tuesday that they were encouraged by the commitment of Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev to slash nuclear stockpiles by about a third though some pointed out that the move is not enough.
“It is heartening that the leaders of the United States and Russia have now made a preliminary agreement and public commitment to achieve specific cuts in each country's stockpiles of strategic nuclear weapons,” expressed the Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches. more >>
Editor’s note: The following are select tributes to Dr. Ralph D. Winter as they appeared in the May-August 2009 issue of Mission Frontiers, the bulletin of the U.S. Center for World Mission (www.uscwm.org). Winter passed away on May 20, 2009, after a long battle with cancer. He was 84.
Vonette Z. Bright Co-Founder, Campus Crusade for Christ, International
Ralph Winter and Bill Bright were classmates at Fuller Seminary. Ralph was a full-time student and Bill attended as his business would allow. The two remained friends and consulted each other on occasion. Bill’s questions for Ralph consisted of more theological matters and Ralph’s questions related more to business management and personnel concerns. There were few men in whom Bill had more confidence. We enjoyed Ralph and Roberta’s company on many occasions. After Roberta passed away, Barbara and Ralph visited in our home and were among the last couples we entertained before Bill became bedridden. more >>
Though seismologists are still unsure as to how large the blast was from last week’s nuclear test in North Korea, analysts and church leaders agree that there is more than legitimate reason for concern.
"An explosion like this in a downtown area would be a horrible event,” geologist Paul Richards of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, N.Y., told USA Today. more >>