In two separate blogs, Dr. Stan Wallace of Global Scholars (USA) navigates through the turbulent waters of Social Justice (intentionally capitalized) and social justice.
In this video, Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Zambia, carefully unpacks Ephesians 2:10-11 as he asserts that racial reconciliation is "something that we must believe" rather than achieve.
In this article, I hope to sketch out the idea of a balance in Islam which compares the weight of good and bad deeds.
In Christianity, if we want to describe Jesus, we use the words prophet, priest, and king to describe who he is, what he did, and what he continues to do. In this article, I will use those three terms to describe the person of Muhammad from Islamic sources.
This article takes a close look at the Arabic words of the adhan (Muslim call to prayer) and unpacks their meaning.
As we enter the decade of the new “roaring 20’s” many new words will find currency in our society. This piece looks at wokeness, virtue signalling, and intersectionality.
At times the glowing statistics of massive movements to Christ in the Muslim world hide another reality, namely the fact that reversions back to Islam are also happening.
What kind of theology is behind the way you and I do outreach?
How will delegates to Synod 2019 theologically deliberate on overture #6?
In a family, decisions are made with how we use our time, how we spend our money, and how we rank our priorities. How does this look on the mission field? Here are some thing we learned.
In this piece, I hope to clarify some confusion about the discontinuity between Christianity and other religions and try to highlight some ways that Reformed Christians think about this.
Behind the scenes of the more visible work of the church is the question, “How do we relate to the realities around us?” A related question is, "What difference does the timeless Gospel make in the time and place where we find ourselves?"
"Preach the Gospel at all times. Use words if necessary." This statement has been used as a good excuse not to use words in verbal witness. A closer look at the data, however, suggests that Paul and the apostles may have amended the phrase.
In an article in World Magazine, Scott Allen examines what he thinks is a repeat of the social gospel movement in the 1920s.
I recently attended a church service and one of its elements communicated the following message: “People all over the world are hungry to hear about the saving grace of Jesus Christ.” Is that statement true?
The approach that a missionary or evangelist employs can be greatly influenced by their home culture. Imagine two missionaries: the first from a culture that values respect at all costs, and the second that values success at all costs. How might this show up in their approach? What if the elements of speed and novelty are added to the mix? These questions are not just rhetorical, but occur in real life. This article will examine how Matthew 24:14 has been used to justify the need for speed in missions.