On year later, the Russian–Ukrainian war has not created many winners. Everyone seems to have lost. The Ukrainian people have endured incredible suffering and destruction. Russian Ministry of Defense puts the number of casualties in the Russian army at thousands….
Three reasons I doubt Russian Christians need more Bonhoeffers
Earlier this month, Christianity Today ran a piece on whether Russian Christians need more Bonhoeffers. By “more Bonhoeffers,” the author apparently meant leaders who would speak up on the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Christian leaders from Italy, Switzerland, Serbia, Bosnia and Bulgaria have given…
Why is Russia’s Putin talking about marriage and faith in God?
On Wednesday, July 1, Russians voted to approve a series of amendments to the Russian constitution. Among them is the mention of “faith in God” and definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Contrary to some pundits,…
Bernie, I grew up in the Soviet Union. Please be clearer about democratic socialism versus totalitarian communism
Sanders’ remarks suggest a lack of understanding that education programs function as indoctrination tools in Cuba and other communist countries.
5 things Protestant churches in the U.S. can learn from Eastern Orthodoxy
The difference in liturgical calendars at this season of the church year provides an opportunity to consider some lessons for American Protestantism from the Eastern Orthodox branch of Christendom.
10 years as a church planter made me a church planting skeptic; here’s why
By themselves, entrepreneurial values in church planting are not bad, but there is a fine line between tailoring church to people’s needs and making church a commodity. In church planting this line often gets blurred.