Are Evangelicals Losing the Gospel in Our Day?

Are Evangelicals Losing the Gospel in Our Day?

The Gospel itself never changes; the way we share the Gospel must.


When preaching the gospel, many preachers today are talking less about forgiveness and getting to heaven and more about bringing God’s kingdom to earth and changing and healing the world in the here and now.

Is this a good thing?

No and yes. Let me explain.

No, Christians Don't Use Joseph and Mary to Explain Child Molesting Accusations

No, Christians Don't Use Joseph and Mary to Explain Child Molesting Accusations

Doing so is ridiculous and blasphemous.


There are times when Christians bow our heads in prayer and lament. When we see unbelievable tragedy and suffering, we find ourselves asking how much longer God will wait. This past week, I found myself calling out to God in this respect in the wake of the Texas church shooting, as I read more and more stories of faithful loved ones who lost their lives in a senseless act of violence.

I’m a White Mom of Beautiful ‘Colored’ Boys

I’m a White Mom of Beautiful ‘Colored’ Boys

As a bi-racial family, how should we raise our children?


I’m white. My son is black.

More accurately, my first born is an olive-toned Native American, and my youngest is black. I’m Slovenian and my husband is Irish. We are both olive. Until our second son was born—the black son—no one ever saw our family as bi-racial. Truth is, the thing that earned us the bi-racial status was not race or ethnicity, but skin color.

One-on-One with Johnnie Moore (Part 2): Politics & The Christian Faith

One-on-One with Johnnie Moore (Part 2): Politics & The Christian Faith

Other faiths have equal concerns for religious liberty and human rights


Church Security: How Do We Keep Our Churches Safe in a World Where Evil Is Present?

Church Security: How Do We Keep Our Churches Safe in a World Where Evil Is Present?

As we think through how to keep our people safe, we remember that our hope is secure in God.


The shooting at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs continues to shock the nation. As stories of the victims begin to filter out into the news, our heartbreak is compounded by the contrast between their faith and the violence, hate, and cowardice of the act.

In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference

In the Game: Reflections on Sports, Momentum, and the First Rural Matters Conference

Jesus, rural ministry, and football


So What If 8 Out of 10 Unchurched People Are Willing to Talk About Faith?

So What If 8 Out of 10 Unchurched People Are Willing to Talk About Faith?

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.


One-on-One with Daniel Treier on the Updated Evangelical Dictionary of Theology

One-on-One with Daniel Treier on the Updated Evangelical Dictionary of Theology

First published in the 1950s, the last major revision was in the 1980s.


Ed: Why produce another edition of this classic dictionary now?

Another Shooting, This Time in a Church. How Should We Respond?

Another Shooting, This Time in a Church. How Should We Respond?

We don't have answers; Christ offers hope and grace and peace.


Yesterday was the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Thousands of churches around the world gathered in prayer, remembering those whose lives were cut short at the hands of those who don’t believe as they do.

One-on-One with Carmen LaBerge on Bringing God Back into Every Conversation

One-on-One with Carmen LaBerge on Bringing God Back into Every Conversation

We can’t speak the good news of the gospel in un-gospel ways.


Ed: Seems like every weekend we have a new example of human tragedy filling the news. How can we get into those conversations in ways that are faithful and compassionate?

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