Gab, the Pittsburgh Shooting, and the Danger of Echo Chambers

Gab, the Pittsburgh Shooting, and the Danger of Echo Chambers

Gab is a cesspool of racism, not a free speech cause.


How Should Churches Respond to Mass Shootings?

How Should Churches Respond to Mass Shootings?

An interview with former FEMA Chief W. Craig Fugate in light of the Tree of Life Synagogue Tragedy.


Aten: What is your reaction to the national conversation that has sprung up about churches and houses of worship taking precautions against mass shootings?

America’s Hidden Mission Field: Why We Need Rural Churches

America’s Hidden Mission Field: Why We Need Rural Churches

Some rural churches are struggling, but many still have a lot left to give.


Most Christians in the United States probably wouldn’t think to send church planters to Loving County, Texas.

Evidence through Action

Evidence through Action

How do we know God loves us when we can't feel it?


People have different ways of approaching reality. Some are analytical, reasoned, and logical. That's not me. Not that I can't be analytical, reasoned, and logical. I can, but those are deliberate disciplines that I practice in contrast to my instinctive way of approaching the world, which is through my feelings.

I'm just a feeling kind of person.

One-on-One with Philip Ryken on the Gospel in North America

One-on-One with Philip Ryken on the Gospel in North America

"Preach that gospel to yourself every day and share it with others as generously as you can."


Ed: How long have you been involved in Lausanne International and what is your current role?

Billy Graham Center Receives $1 Million Lilly Grant to Equip Leaders for Revitalization through Evangelism

Billy Graham Center Receives $1 Million Lilly Grant to Equip Leaders for Revitalization through Evangelism

Church revitalization is good. Church revitalization through evangelism is better (and our goal).


Ten Years from Now, How Secularism and Church Diversity Intersect

Ten Years from Now, How Secularism and Church Diversity Intersect

The geographical epicenter of our faith shift from its centuries-old home base in the West.


Globally speaking, the church is at a significant crossroads right now. We’re watching the geographical epicenter of our faith shift from its centuries-old epicenter in the West to the Global South, where it continues to grow at encouraging rates.

Preoccupied with Love: Introducing the Amplify 2019 North American Evangelism Conference

Preoccupied with Love: Introducing the Amplify 2019 North American Evangelism Conference

Instead of being preoccupied by problems, we can be preoccupied by the promise of redemption.


Do you ever feel distracted?

No, really. It’s an honest question. Do you feel like there are too many things going on at any given moment to really focus on what matters most?

Welcome to the club; or rather, welcome to the church.

The One Thing Worse Than Being Spiritually Lost

The One Thing Worse Than Being Spiritually Lost

But what could possibly be worse than being lost?


Is there anything worse than being lost? If your answer is a hasty, reflexive, theologically pre-prescribed “no,” then perhaps it has been awhile since you felt the full, visceral desperation of being utterly without hope.

But what could possibly be worse than being lost?

One-on-one with John C. Maxwell on ‘The Maxwell Leadership Bible’

One-on-one with John C. Maxwell on ‘The Maxwell Leadership Bible’

"Most great leaders in Scripture were called to leadership from obscurity."


Ed: Why have you dedicated your life to teaching leadership, and why do you believe leadership skills are so important?

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