Tuesday, July 12, 2016

On the Net: "The Reformations, a Tragic Necessity" and More

The Reformations, a Tragic Necessity

Many want to get back as quickly as possible to the early church to reclaim a common patrimony for all Christians in the fathers and mothers of the church of the first few centuries. As attractive as this may seem however, it is a luxury that Christians, especially in the West, can ill afford. Read More

10 Ways to Minister to Police Officers

If you’ve been paying attention to the recent news, you know that the police have been at the center of often difficult and sometimes controversial situations. Regardless of your opinions of some of the actions of police over the past week, we have an opportunity to minister to the vast number of great police officers who support us. Here are some ways your church might do so. Read More

Leadership Development According to Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer's wisdom on leadership endures. Read More

3 Errors of Musical Style that Stifle Community

In their book The Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop point out 3 common errors of musical style can stifle local church community. Read More
This article was originally posted just a little under a year ago. It is an article worth reading again.
Stop Assuming Your Neighbors Are Hostile to Your Faith

Some of the headlines are ominous. The value of religious liberty is on the decline. Many Americans consider normal Christian beliefs to be “extreme” – Christianity’s foundational truths (such as, Jesus is the only way to God) or Christianity’s moral vision (Jesus’ strict sexual ethic). In some quarters, our faith is no longer merely strange; it’s bad – detrimental a free and pluralistic society. The evil one would love nothing more than to have these recent developments shut up Christians or to stir up in us a fear of rejection. Read More

Negative views of Muslims increasing throughout Europe

The research from Pew Global shows growing fears that waves of Muslim refugees will lead to more terrorism and fewer jobs. Read More

Calls to prayer as Russia's evangelicals face draconian restrictions

Russia has been accused of backing the Russian Orthodox Church at the expense of evangelicals. Read More

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