Day: February 1, 2018

God’s Letter to Us

How evangelicals read Scripture. It nearly goes without saying that evangelicals have a special relationship with the Bible. It’s not the same as their personal relationship with Jesus Christ, but it can sometimes come close. For one thing, when we talk about “the Word,” it is sometimes hard to tell if we’re talking about the Read More

Evangelism, Meet Soul Care

Why we need to love ourselves to effectively love our neighbor and share the gospel. Sitting in a bookstore, engrossed in a book on Christian leadership, I barely noticed the man sitting across from me reading. I thought very little of him until I was repeatedly interrupted by a sense of the Holy Spirit stirring Read More

Six Ways to Support and Challenge Those Who Leave Church

How churchgoers can journey with their “done” brothers and sisters. I met recently with an old friend of mine. We’d gone to church together two decades ago and formed a relationship in the trenches of nursery duty and Vacation Bible School. After running through the menu of family and mutual friend updates, I asked her Read More