For one Baptist mission organization in the U.S., evangelism is the goal and method considered superior to all other mission strategies. For another, the primary way of presenting Jesus to the world is through a benevolent response to human need.
While true that the university faces some financial challenges, to identify money as the primary factor that forced the seminary’s closing is a smokescreen that hides the real motive.
No strategy has been more politically contrived than the adoption of biblical typologies to legitimate the Big Apple businessman and reality TV personality occupying the White House. This should concern all Americans who claim to revere the Bible and desire to live into its vision.
An international gathering in Abu Dhabi was a hopeful sign of interfaith collaboration in peacemaking.
One exchange during the impeachment hearings was a reminder of what it means to be a witness as a follower of Jesus.
While “Stranger Things” is fascinating entertainment, some parts of its imaginative script reflect eerily similar conditions in our country.
As I see it, Franklin Graham is far from the man his father was. In conspicuous ways, he is still like the angry, impatient and entitled 11-year-old I met in the summer of 1964.
Trump is correct that we are experiencing a frightening dis-ease in America. Insanity – moral disorder – imperils our people, our nation, our earth. What he doesn’t seem to recognize is that he is the source of much of the chaos, the claims of many evangelical leaders notwithstanding.