Loving Enemies in and outside the Church

Posted on : June 27, 2016

At a recent conference on “love” a presenter was defending Christian nonviolence based on Jesus’s teaching to love one’s enemies. An African theologian stood up, expressed his strong sympathy for the presenter but then posed… Continue Reading

Leaders in the Bible (Who Happen to Be Women) (2)

Posted on : June 20, 2016

When we think of leaders in the Bible, names like Abraham, Moses, David, Peter, and Paul jump easily to mind — and rightly so, for these men played key roles in the drama of Scripture.… Continue Reading

Learning to Live as God’s Missional People: Missional Insights from Israel’s Story (Genesis–Nehemiah)

Posted on : June 13, 2016

Many readers of the Bible struggle with integrating the OT into their understanding of the Christian life and mission. Yet Israel’s Scriptures are ripe with insight for understanding God’s mission and role of God’s people… Continue Reading
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