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December 12, 2014
An evangelical United Methodist pastor in North Carolina looks back on his large congregation’s establishing a growing Latino worship community two years ago.
December 11, 2014
Professor Thomas Tumblin shares exciting news about the new Church Planting Initiative in the evangelical seminary that educates far more United Methodist ministers than any other school.
September 4, 2014
Speaking at Southern Seminary, Dr. Michael Youssef warned Christians about the threat posed by radical Islam and denounced those who water down Christianity to “Chrislam” to gain Muslim converts.
November 5, 2013
“It seems to me that the Global South is much more adept at giving its testimony to witness for the Gospel and to stand for Christ in a way that is not afraid of being marginalized or disliked or even for hostility directed back at it. I think in the West our culture has put us in a place where we are often afraid to speak boldly, to make the exclusive claims of the Gospel, and to present Jesus Christ in a very straightforward way because we want to be accepted.”
July 29, 2013
I sit at my desk looking out at the bright green ficus tree as the gentle breeze brings the smell of cookfires and city life. I hear the sound of men making cloth through…
July 8, 2013
by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) During the Anglican Way Institute, IRD’s Barton Gingerich had the opportunity to sit down with the Rt. Rev. Ray Sutton, bishop coadjutor in the Diocese in Mid-America of the Reformed…
June 12, 2013
by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) Over at Religion News Service, Jonathan Merritt has taken up keyboard and monitor to advise the Southern Baptist Convention on how to avoid a disastrous membership slump. His article is…
May 28, 2013
The following was first appeared on the Patheos blog Philosophical Fragments and has been republished with permission. Many thanks to Tim Dalrymple for letting me hurl my sabot into the ever-vibrant milieu of the Evangelical Channel. Remember…
May 7, 2013
by Caleb Nelson “Interpreters,” notes Rene Girard, “never notice that they are themselves invariably understood and explained by the text that they pride themselves on understanding and explaining to us” (212). This point ironically…
April 8, 2013
Author and theologian George Weigel says to understand the future of the Roman Catholic Church, one has to look back a century and a half to reforms put in place by Pope Leo XIII….
March 28, 2013
by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) The Associated Press released a notable story on the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) efforts to plant churches in New England. The SBC has spent roughly $5.5 million to plant churches…