Dietrich Bonhoeffer

7 Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes on Costly Discipleship

May 22, 2017

That Bonhoeffer was focused on others’ redemption in the midst of his own challenges is a stirring reminder of the cost of discipleship.

With Rashin Soodmand at the BGEA World Summit.

In Her Father’s Footsteps

May 22, 2017

This humble Christian woman spoke to bring glory to God and praise to her Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord for whom her father was willing to die.

Dr. Thomas Oden

Thomas Oden Interview on Church Renewal

May 19, 2017

Here is the transcript of an interview with the late Dr. Thomas Oden from March 2006 when he sat down with IRD staff to discuss Church renewal.

Retired United Methodist Bishop Joseph Sprague

Methodist Bishops & False Doctrine

May 19, 2017

Controversial retired United Methodist Bishop Joseph Sprague, who denied Christ’s eternal deity and other Christian doctrines, recently reemerged.

Austin Ruse

New Book Reveals the Littlest Greatest Souls

May 18, 2017

Prominent Catholic writer Austin Ruse gives compelling answers to how a loving God could allow pain and suffering in his recent book The Littlest Suffering Souls: Children Whose Short Lives Point Us to Christ, an examination of three children who heroically endured mercifully brief, suffering-filled lives.

David Gushee

4 Top Responses to David Gushee Leaving Evangelicalism

May 17, 2017

Columnist David Gushee announced he was leaving the American Evangelical movement. Here are highlights from the responses by four prominent Evangelicals.

David Gushee

Evangelical Break-Up: David Gushee Is “Done Fighting”

May 16, 2017

Popular Christian columnist David Gushee explained why he is officially “on the way out the door” from the American Evangelical movement.

Thank God for the Charismatics

Thank God for the Charismatics

May 16, 2017

It’s been a while since I visited the charismatic roots of my youth. Here’s what I noticed…

Strategies for Dealing with the Persecution of Christians

Strategies for Dealing with the Persecution of Christians

May 16, 2017

Responding to persecution of Christians should involve prayer, careful attention to what local Christians are saying, expertise of NGOs, and perseverance.

Oberlin College & Protestant Egalitarianism

Oberlin College & Protestant Egalitarianism

May 16, 2017

In recent decades Oberlin College’s religious heritage has been overshadowed by its progressive politics and role as frequent host to radical causes.

Photo courtesy of the Rev. Stan Cosby

Pastor Stan Cosby: My Take on the Oliveto Judicial Council Decision

May 12, 2017

A leading United Methodist pastor reviews decision on lesbian “bishop” Karen Oliveto.

The Cross of Christ

10 Profound Quotes from ‘The Cross of Christ’ by John Stott

May 11, 2017

One of the best remembered books by evangelical Anglican luminary John Stott is The Cross of Christ. Here are ten extremely profound quotes from the book.