It seems that in Andy Stanley's attempt to repackage and simplify Christianity for non-believers, he's only created more confusion.
The Christian Post ran an op-ed on Sunday, April 29 that caught my attention. The article commemorated the recent passing of Dr. James Cone, a theologian and the founder of black liberation theology, a controversial race-based approach to Christian teaching.
Nominal Christianity is collapsing in America and elsewhere as hostility to the faith increases in Western society, but that does not mean the American Church is dying.
The empty promises of "spiritual" rituals.
It's been 20 years since Joshua Harris wrote I Kissed Dating Goodbye, a book offering Christians a new approach to dating and romance. Namely, replacing dating with friendship-based courtship. Stories of damaging consequences affecting many people who encountered IKDG served to highlight the book's shortfalls.
It's been one year since the church's controversial vote made headlines. What's happened at Wilshire Baptist Church since then?
Lifeway Research released a new survey on December 4, 2017, showing Evangelicals age 65 and older in full support of Israel's existence, security, and prosperity as a nation-state.
Binge watching the Hallmark Channel's cheesy and cheery Christmas movies is a big part of my holiday season traditions.
Not all young Evangelical women follow popular figures within the Evangelical Left, but they are no less immune to their nice-sounding Christianese and distorted use of Scripture.
When your family sits down around the Thanksgiving dinner table, pause a moment to ask the time-honored question: "What are you thankful for this year?"
Chastity is a lifelong onus for all Christians — married and unmarried. The problem is premarital sex seems like a more acceptable sin among the Millennial generation.
There's nothing more tiresome than content creators who believe Christian women are only willing to click on articles promising to improve their self-images or offer self-deprecating devotions.
It's a favorite tradition of mine each year to compile a list of ten occurrences we Evangelicals can be grateful for during the Thanksgiving holiday.
We are witnessing the rise of a new kind of religious orientation. The nones.
It seems hard to envision a state punishing a Christian school for upholding traditional Christian teachings. Even so, that's exactly what could happen if SB 1146 is passed.
Headlines across the nation herald presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Tuesday meeting with over 1,000 major Evangelical leaders and the launch of his Evangelical Executive Advisory Board which includes James Dobson, Jerry Falwell, Jr., and David Jeremiah.
Last Sunday, we visited the evangelical non-denominational church on the hill near the interstate. We suddenly found ourselves seated in a seeker-friendly church.
Thomas Edison once said, "Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." One could say the same about searching for a new church home.
Whether we're talking about the redefinition of marriage or taxpayer funded abortion and contraception, one question is crossing many Christians' minds: where will the next challenge to religious liberty arise?
Now that same-sex marriage is being treated as the law of the land, Christians find themselves in precarious friendship scenarios — and I'm not just talking about deciding whether or not to attend a gay friend's wedding reception. The challenges are costly.
Off the top of your head, who can you say ignites crusades in America where 90 percent of the attendees are under 18 and have never been saved by Jesus Christ? I struggled to answer this question too when it was posed to me recently by a 24 year-old Hispanic pastor named Brian Barcelona. Barcelona knew the answer. Actually, Brian Barcelona is the answer.
Never heard of Charles "Chuck" Colson? Neither had I until graduate school, a mere five years ago. It was a particularly challenging time in my life.
Well, that didn't take long. Wheaton's Fall 2014 hire Julie Rodgers, a "gay celibate Christian," has resigned from her post amid her shifting viewpoint on same-sex relationships , as reported by Eric Teetsel, Executive Director of the Manhattan Declaration.
As the 2016 U.S. presidential election gears up, faith and political leaders are calling on ministers to speak up about the nation's critical issues and encourage their congregations to get politically active.
It isn't necessary to rehash last Friday. You know what happened. Like many, many others across the nation you too are jolting along a roller-coaster ride of emotions.