Rural Matters: Part of God's Plan to Transform Our Communities and Our World

Rural Matters: Part of God's Plan to Transform Our Communities and Our World

Rural North America needs Jesus.


For many, particularly in the news media, Donald Trump has put a focus on rural America—specifically, white rural America. And, for many of us, our stereotypes prevail when we consider ‘rural America.’

Stay the Course: Keeping a Church Evangelistically Focused after the Launch

Stay the Course: Keeping a Church Evangelistically Focused after the Launch

Church planting is similar to running a marathon.


The marathon comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger who was sent from the Battle of Marathon to Athens—26 miles away—to inform the Greeks that the Persians had been defeated. Legend has it that Pheidippides ran the entire 26 miles without stopping, and upon delivering his message, he collapsed and died.

One-on-One with Peyton Jones on "Reaching the Unreached: Becoming Raiders of the Lost Art"

One-on-One with Peyton Jones on "Reaching the Unreached: Becoming Raiders of the Lost Art"

"I think that every believer has this hidden yet reluctant adventurer inside of them."


Must-Haves for Innovation in Missions (Part Two)

Must-Haves for Innovation in Missions (Part Two)

Christian ministries are not insulated from the hyper-speed of change in the twenty-first century.


Read Must-Haves for Innovation in Missions, Part One (Pilot Projects; Rigorous, Honest Evaluation; The Role of the Champion).

Why We Should Be Inviting Our Non-Christian Friends and Neighbors to Church at Easter, My Article at CNN (and a Bit More)

Why We Should Be Inviting Our Non-Christian Friends and Neighbors to Church at Easter, My Article at CNN (and a Bit More)

More people are open to Gospel conversations that you might think.


It’s Easter season, and perhaps you’ve already begun inviting your neighbors to attend church with you on April 16.

Hank Hanegraaff's Switch to Eastern Orthodoxy, Why People Make Such Changes, and Four Ways Evangelicals Might Respond

Hank Hanegraaff's Switch to Eastern Orthodoxy, Why People Make Such Changes, and Four Ways Evangelicals Might Respond

Let's follow Jesus, keep sharing the simple gospel, focus on the Bible, and think like missionaries in order to translate that truth to our modern context.


Theology in the Book of Hebrews

Theology in the Book of Hebrews

Dr. Peeler is Associate Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College.


On this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn, Ed, and guest Amy Peeler discuss the Book of Hebrews, including authorship and theme.

Reimagining Evangelism in Our Mission

Reimagining Evangelism in Our Mission

Early Bird Registration Ends Saturday


This June, we are bringing together hundreds of people to talk about Jesus, culture, and our witness in the world. We are calling the conference Amplify: Reimagining Evangelism in Our Mission. We have carefully chosen those words—Reimagining Evangelism—for a reason. Let me explain.

3 Martian Tips for Contextualization

3 Martian Tips for Contextualization

Lessons from the NASA team who manages the Mars rover.


What time is it on Mars?

The BGCE Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 9)

The BGCE Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 9)

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


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