One-on-One with Brian Rosner on Known by God: A Biblical Theology of Personal Identity

One-on-One with Brian Rosner on Known by God: A Biblical Theology of Personal Identity

Being known by God brings significance, humility, comfort, and direction.


Ed: How did you get interested in the topic of personal identity?

Brian: It was for very personal reasons. Back in the 1990s I had my own crisis of identity of sorts. Some big changes happened in my life and I found myself asking some uncomfortable questions. I talk about it in the opening pages of the book.

Empathy & Evangelism

Empathy & Evangelism

Empathizing with others leads to greater effectiveness in evangelism.


Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood [Theology for Life Podcast]

Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood [Theology for Life Podcast]

Dr. David Setran is Price-LeBar Chair of Christian Formation & Ministry at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL.


Spiritual Formation in Emerging Adulthood

The Values-Driven Leader: A Mosaic of 3 Tiles

The Values-Driven Leader: A Mosaic of 3 Tiles

What can you do to keep your organization on mission?


What Does Community Have to Do with Our Evangelism, Anyways? [Gospel Life Podcast]

What Does Community Have to Do with Our Evangelism, Anyways? [Gospel Life Podcast]

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


What Does Community Have to Do with Our Evangelism, Anyways?

One-on-One with Tom Holladay on “Putting It All Together Again When It’s All Fallen Apart”

One-on-One with Tom Holladay on “Putting It All Together Again When It’s All Fallen Apart”

Nehemiah mourned, fasted, and prayed; that's where you start.


Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 4)

Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 4)

More ways small churches can serve their communities


8. Small churches could develop a jail ministry.

Faith in Russia: What Does It Mean?

Faith in Russia: What Does It Mean?

Many Russians, be they Orthodox or Evangelical, will understandably view their homeland with affection, loyalty, and patriotism.


After brief instructions from the Lutheran Archbishop Dietrich Brauer, we processed up the center aisle of the St. Peter-and-St. Paul Lutheran Cathedral in Moscow, launching the 500th Anniversary observance of the Protestant Reformation.

Changing Direction – Reflections on the Chicago River at St. Patrick’s Day

Changing Direction – Reflections on the Chicago River at St. Patrick’s Day

When we follow Jesus, we do what the Chicago River did in 1900: we change direction.


My husband and I live in downtown Chicago. Since I work at Wheaton College, people often ask, “Why don’t you live in the suburbs? Isn’t it a hassle to commute every day?” And from those who live in another state and only know the city fromknow the city the news, we often hear, “Is it safe to live in Chicago?”

Five Things that Keep Churches from Change

Five Things that Keep Churches from Change

Being a representative of Christ in a lost world requires change.


Leading a church into revitalization is a daunting task. It takes much prayer, grace, and strength. Churches that need revitalization have often drifted into a place of complacency. The change they need often comes about because of a cathartic moment.

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