Modern life seems determined to undermine faith in God at every step. That’s why we gather: to remind ourselves we are not isolated—not from each other and not from God.
The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby
I made another book discussion pitstop this month.
By Graham Joseph Hill, coauthor of Hide This in Your Heart
There are so many books that have changed my life that it’s difficult to know where to start.
Though it is true that leaders lead and thus have a decisive and sometimes overriding voice in the formation of culture, it’s more accurate to say that leaders and congregations form the church’s culture together.
Excerpted from The Post-Quarantine Church by Thom Rainer
The early days of the quarantine were often filled with concern and confusion for church leaders.
For some decades now, as evidenced in my writing, I’ve believed that American Christianity has been less and less interested in God and more and more in doing good things for God.
Many of my peers participated in Lenten fasts… even though they also came from evangelical or other Protestant denominations.
We think of salvation as the moment of crossing a threshold, and we let people assume this was the point of it all, that the forgiveness of sins is primarily what the gospel is about, when really, it’s about the party
Christians cannot blame nominal believers as a way to avoid dealing with the very real and destructive contributions we have made to the Age of Outrage.
One of the great needs in the church today is to replace a model for simplistic sanctification with an understanding of the gospel that is both simple and penetrating, reaching with power into the realities of sinful, d