What’s Up With Mormons?

February 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear from a former Mormon, now evangelical leader in Utah on: The main distinctives between historical, biblical Christianity and Mormonism; A dialogue approach with Mormons; What Mormons and evangelicals have in common; and How the LDS church has changed …

Theology of Entertainment

February 13, 2017 ...

He said that “muse” means to think and the “a” means “not” (in college I learned that’s a privative alpha negation). In other words, amusements are non-thinking. My father’s point was probably to avoid popular entertainment, because it is thoughtless. I’ve mused about this random parental lesson and decided that there are times when I …

Evangelical Leaders Publish Pro-Refugee Letter in Washington Post

February 8, 2017 ...

The letter, organized by World Relief, was published this morning as a full page ad in The Washington Post and included notable signatories, such as authors Tim and Kathy Keller, Bill and Lynne Hybels, and Ann Voskamp, among others. “While politicians debate and courts deliberate, we are Christians who pray for refugees,” Anderson said. World Relief …

Letter to President Trump on Executive Order on Refugees

January 29, 2017 ...

Dear President Trump and Vice President Pence, As evangelical Christians, we are guided by the Bible to be particularly concerned for the plight of refugees, individuals who have been forced to flee their countries because of the threat of persecution. Evangelical churches and ministries have long played a key role in welcoming, resettling, and assisting …

What White Christians Need to Know About Black Churches

January 15, 2017 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear Bishop Alexander, a leader in the African American church, share: How African American Christians think about racism; What prevents black Christians from attending predominately white churches; How the black church can teach the white church; and What excites …

Behind Christian Music

December 15, 2016 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear two veterans of Christian music share: The joys and challenges of this unique ministry space; How they stay connected with the Body of Christ while on tours; The ways in which the industry has changed in the past two decades; …

Matching Up Pastors and Churches

November 15, 2016 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll learn: Guiding principles for sifting through candidates; How to avoid common mistakes made in the pastor search process; Whether to consider pastors who have been fired from a church; and What search firms offer churches that are looking for new …

Christian Leaders Call for Unity After Election

November 8, 2016 ...

The statement reads, in part: Having a common commitment to our Christian Faith, as well as a shared love for our country, we, the undersigned recognizing the deeply divisive nature of this election cycle, seek the beginning of the healing of our nation. Above our Democratic, Republican, and Independent political affiliations, we are believers in …

Letter to UNESCO on Temple Mount

October 24, 2016 ...

Dear Ambassador Ülker: As you meet on the 68th United Nations Day to discuss UNESCO Draft Decision Item 25 (200 EX/PX/DR.25.2 Rev.), please consider the impact your decision may have on inter-religious cooperation. The United Nations was founded to promote peace, justice and human rights. The U.N. Charter commits its members “to practice tolerance and …

Trends in Theological Education

October 15, 2016 ...

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS In this podcast, you’ll hear the expert on theological education in the United States share: How changing expectations of pastors have impacted seminary training; How seminaries have adapted to distance and online education; What evangelicals can learn from mainline and Catholic seminaries; and What …