+ resources for a deeply formed spiritual life
Many of us sit across from young people in a wide range of difficult circumstances and know they need hope, guidance, and strength. We long for our young people to be formed into the likeness of Chris
Joey Fung, associate professor of psychology, encourages practicing mindfulness as we experience seasons of pain—cultivating our awareness of God’s presence in our day to day lives.
Scott Cormode, Hugh De Pree Professor of Leadership Development, introduces this issue’s theme of finding gospel hope amidst our painful realities
Eun Ah Cho
Scott Cormode, Hugh De Pree Professor of Leadership Development, writes about innovating towards a hopeful future for the church, while holding to the constants and traditions of the faith.
Mark Lau Branson
Tod Bolsinger preaches on reframing leadership and the faithfulness of God
Ralph Watkins discusses the calling of the church to respond to injustice with prayer and action
Hak Joon Lee, Lewis B. Smedes Professor of Christian Ethics, preaches on the Christlike freedom of interdependence and our culture’s “apocalyptic level of narcissism”
Tommy Givens, assistant professor of New Testament studies, preaches on the corrupting influence of power and money and the political implications of the kingdom of God
President Mark Labberton preaches on the mesmerizing rhythms of idolatry during the time of King Nebuchadnezzar and these same subtle forms of idolatry in our present day
President Mark Labberton preaches on power and today's volatile political landscape in the context of Nebuchadnezzar’s dream and Daniel’s response
Wayne L. Gordon, chairman of the Christian Community Development Association, discusses with Dr. Labberton the unexpected partnerships that arise as communities respond to Christ's call for justice
Richard Mouw, president emeritus and professor of faith and public life, discusses civil dialogue with Dr. Labberton and how Christians with differing political commitments can work together
Tommy Givens navigates the fraught relationship between the American church and political discourse.
Scott Cormode shares a case study for effectively discussing hot topic issues in church settings
Erin Dufault-Hunter looks to Paul's letters to develop a theology of political engagement for the church
Reflecting on the Korean American church and its patriarchal systems, cultural aesthetics, and claimed orthodoxy
A collection of perspectives on the joys and, sometimes, pain of church planting