The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles

The African Diaspora (Part 2): What We Can Learn and Biblical Principles

Immigrants can bless their home countries and their host countries


In Part 1, we looked at the African diaspora and four biblical figures from which we can learn. Today, we seek to apply some biblical principles to the reality of the diaspora today.

South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope

South Sudan: Famine, War, and Hope

The fields of South Sudan could feed the whole continent.


Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Dr. Amy Black is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College.


How to Help Someone Make the Best Decision of His or Her Life

How to Help Someone Make the Best Decision of His or Her Life

All Christians are called to share their faith.


Most Christians are not preachers or teachers, and fewer still are evangelists, but all Christians are called to proclaim, to instruct, and to share their faith.

Equipped with Chris Brooks on Moody Radio

Equipped with Chris Brooks on Moody Radio

I had another opportunity to guest host on Moody Radio.


Last week I had the privilege of once again guest hosting on Moody Radio. I sat in for “Equipped with Chris Brooks,” which airs Monday - Friday from 12:00 - 1:00 pm Central.

Assimilation & Our Churches: Do We Do It Well?

Assimilation & Our Churches: Do We Do It Well?

Collect, Connect, Convene


For those in church leadership, the issue of assimilation typically comes with questions of effectiveness and strategy. Truth be told, there is no one-size-fits-all plan for assimilation in every church.

That said, let me share a few of my thoughts. I’ll start with an analogy that, although not perfect, is nonetheless helpful to make a point.

Your Disgust for Roy Moore’s Evangelicals May Say More about You than the Actual Data

Your Disgust for Roy Moore’s Evangelicals May Say More about You than the Actual Data

Occam's razor, hermeneutics, and what the research really says


The accusations against Roy Moore are credible and Moore should step down. If he continues to maintain his innocence, he should still step down so he can fight to clear his name, for the good of his state, for the success of his party, and to end the embarrassment he is causing evangelicals.

Will We See a Church Planting Movement in North America?

Will We See a Church Planting Movement in North America?

How can church leaders prepare themselves and their churches?


How to Be Busy but in Balance

How to Be Busy but in Balance

Work is good; too much good can be bad.


You know that famous saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun?” Well, in my experience, that’s just not the case. Time flies regardless of whether I am enjoying myself or not. Finding a way to accomplish every line item on my to-do list and trying to keep my calendar in order day in and day out can be quite a challenge. Perhaps that’s true for you as well.

The African Diaspora (Part 1): A Brief History and Lessons

The African Diaspora (Part 1): A Brief History and Lessons

Immigrant lessons from Joseph, Daniel, Esther, and Nehemiah


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