November 13, 2015 – 4:30 pm Pacific Time. Terrorist attacks are still ongoing in Paris, France, as I write this… One CNN reporter says, “We cannot discern any iconic target in these attacks…” I am baffled at how the West is still slow in grasping the signs and symbolisms that characterize such attacks, or what […]
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Henry was a “social leper” in our church – estranged and untouchable like the lepers of Israel. He came from a lifestyle that repelled most people. His opinion of himself had been devastated by his failures, so he struggled to find some sense of worth. He cried out for love with every action, every word, […]
It is the conviction of President Obama that the interests of America and its allies are best served by engaging, rather than isolating controversial regimes and nations such as North Korea, Cuba, Burma, and, currently, Iran. Those who support him would say that his proposed deal with Iran is the only option that will avert […]
It’s all over the news: Christians discriminating and refusing services to homosexuals/lesbians. One of the more recent controversies involves a religious pediatrician who allegedly refuses to treat the baby of a lesbian couple in Michigan. You can read about it in the Washington Post.
Note: this article was written several years ago. For this reason, many of the statistics quoted are certainly outdated by now. But we believe the principles remain valid. I’d like to begin this white paper by presenting a hypothetical situation. Suppose that I am a missionary and that I’ve been sent to a country whose […]
Note: this article was written several years ago. For this reason, many of the statistics quoted are certainly outdated by now. But we believe the principles remain valid. Today’s church is faced with a historic opportunity. The internet gives us the ability to present the gospel to untold millions of people who have never committed […]