No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear

No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear

Religious liberty and civil rights are key issues of our day.


Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case, as you may have heard, involves Colorado baker Jack Phillips, who in 2012 refused to make a cake for the same-sex wedding of David Mullins and Charlie Craig. Phillips defended his refusal as resulting from his Christian faith.

Stories, Theology, and the Importance of Literature

Stories, Theology, and the Importance of Literature

Dr. Christina Bieber Lake is Professor of English at Wheaton College.


The Need for Culturally Agile Leaders in Church Planting

The Need for Culturally Agile Leaders in Church Planting

The mission of God knows no cultural boundaries


We’re in one of the best times in history to start globally-minded churches in North America—churches that are rooted in North American cities, but effectively minister to and minister through global citizens. This isn’t just for cities like New York or Chicago. Immigration and the rise of the information-based economy are turning cities like Tulsa and Minneapolis into globalized cities.

Forks & Spoons - A Simple Evangelism Strategy [Gospel Life Podcast]

Forks & Spoons - A Simple Evangelism Strategy [Gospel Life Podcast]

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


Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day

Advent: The Birth of Christ Is Too Big for One Day

Why our family is celebrating Advent this year.


This weekend, we put up the Christmas lights, started decorating the tree, and then sang Christmas songs at church.

Yes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas—which, for many of us, feels like a rush into chaos.

Michael Flynn Isn’t the Only Guilty One

Michael Flynn Isn’t the Only Guilty One

Michael Flynn, fake news, and an opportunity to ask why Christians are often the target audience.


Unlocking Eight Motivational Triggers for Evangelism and Discipleship

Unlocking Eight Motivational Triggers for Evangelism and Discipleship

How can we "spur one another on toward love and good deeds”?


We all want to make disciples but, sometimes, even when we’re doing everything we know how, we still don’t see a significant change in the people we lead. We know we can’t change people; yet, we deeply desire to see them wholeheartedly following Jesus.

Getting Past Inertia: Three Simple Tips for Sharing Our Faith

Getting Past Inertia: Three Simple Tips for Sharing Our Faith

Sailboats and lists


In some of our Billy Graham Center staff meetings, I ask our staff who they’ve been able to share the gospel with that week. After all, we work for an organization that bears the name of a man who made sharing the gospel his whole life’s work.

Sometimes I let people volunteer. Sometimes I ask randomly. I want us to be accountable to one another regarding evangelism—and not just because we work at the Billy Graham Center.

What Does #MeToo Have to Do with You?

What Does #MeToo Have to Do with You?

When we tell our stories, we move from the western “I” to the biblical “we.”


Don’t Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions

Don’t Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions

No more prioritizing institutional protection over individual needs


Unless we’ve been hiding in a box, most of us have started noticing a trend in our twitter feeds and daily news headlines: sexual harassment and assault have been running rampant. And it is far beyond Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein, though he seemed to open the floodgates.

It’s also happening in our nation’s halls of power.

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