Day: February 5, 2018

To Defend Mideast Christians, Can Advocates Critique Islam?

Diaspora leaders in America disagree on how to improve religious freedom back home. What’s the best way for Middle Eastern Christians in America to help fellow believers back home? A single misspelled email address inadvertently revealed the breadth of this dilemma for activists in the diaspora. The mishap sparked a spat this summer between two Read More

What Evangelicals Can Learn from George Lindbeck

Here’s why one of the leaders of postliberalism believed conservative Protestants would carry the torch. George Lindbeck, longtime professor of historical theology at Yale Divinity School, passed away on January 8. In evangelical circles he is best known as the author of The Nature of Doctrine: Religion and Theology in a Postliberal Age (Westminster Press, Read More

Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 1)

Small church pastors should view their congregations as an elite force. As the people of a missionary God, we are entrusted to participate in the world the same way he does—by committing to be his ambassadors (see John 20:21; 2 Cor. 5:20). “Missional” describes the perspective to see people as God does and to engage Read More