Quotes in the News

“‘Testimony envy’ may be part of any community, but we evangelicals seem to have a particular bent toward narrative one-upmanship.” --Christianity Today.

DOWN HOME: Loving each minute of tying the knot

I’m known as the sentimental, sappy daddy. Shoot, I cry during Hallmark commercials, so presiding at my daughters’ weddings has been a daunting endeavor.

EDITORIAL: Reasons we treasure religious liberty

Even though our culture seems faith-averse, religious expression is more robust in the United States than anywhere else in the West. Even though religious expression is enormously diverse, the practice of faith still is safer here than anywhere in the world.

Called to obey, not succeed

I remained in my seat, sulking in a sense of disbelief. Was this really happening to me? It was the day when Amanda, an intern I am serving with, and I were to walk onto the Japanese Technological Hosei University campus.

Hope for the hopeless

This summer, I am serving at a place called “Hope.” Actually, the clinic is called Nireekshana, but I asked a woman who worked there what it meant.

A Time to Dance

 The first night of my two-month stay here in Venezuela, I was introduced to an unconventional mode of evangelism that is effectively reaching Venezuelan youth—a breakdancing team called Yeshua.

Different way of thinking

Colorado has a completely different atmosphere than Texas—and I’m not just talking about the cooler weather. 

To all the world—in Fort Worth

CampbellShedding my shoes at the door I enter the small, simple room greeted by a wide, toothy grin. “Welcome,” says the elderly Iraqi man, proudly using one of about 10 English words now in his vocabulary.

Just One

Just one. Those two words have been in the back, and sometimes at the forefront, of all my thoughts since I have been in Fort Collins, Colo.

For the sake of the cause

Before my team went to orientation in Harrisburg, we stopped at Gettysburg to see the site of one of the most important battles fought in the United States. 

Sounds like heaven

Our mission team moved to a town where a Brazilian church offers three church services—in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

RIGHT or WRONG? Moral decay

Almost every week, another new study seems to document the decline of congregational life in America. I think the decline can all be traced to moral decay. What do you think?

IN FOCUS: Acts 1:8 offers a 21st century model

We are only Acts 1:8 people when we are filled with the Holy Spirit, and the whole church proclaims the hope of Christ.
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