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'And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy'
Originally Posted: 05/22/2015 - 4:47pm | Type: Blog

Christine Caine gave a passionate and prophetic call for the church to be continually changing, even while at its core, it is “the same.” That constant change is driven by God’s continuing call to be sent as w ...

More Than Numbers: Beyond American Christianity's 'Crisis'
Originally Posted: 05/19/2015 - 8:41am | Type: Blog

Many of the polarizing, divisive issues in the American church, such as gay marriage, abortion, and the death penalty, are being discussed by the global church outside the context of the binary lenses of the A ...

Crossing the Globe in Search of Authentic ​Evangelicalism
Originally Posted: 05/15/2015 - 5:00pm | Type: Blog

They were clearly not interested in the political identity of white American evangelical leadership that has yet to seriously address issues of justice as central to Christian faith — issues like global econom ...

More Than Demographics
Originally Posted: 05/11/2015 - 9:10am | Type: Blog

We are learning the demographic facts about the shift of world Christianity to the global South. But what does this mean? What is God doing? And what are we called to do? We are ...

The Global Pilgrimage of Christianity
Originally Posted: 05/04/2015 - 10:56am | Type: Blog

From its present 350 million, Christianity is projected to reach 460 million within Asia in just 10 years, by 2025. Korea has been one of the success stories, now including about one-third of the nation’s popu ...

Can You See Your God Through My Spectacles?
Originally Posted: 12/30/2014 - 4:51pm | Type: Blog

What I learned living cross-culturally as a Christian is that some people have mistaken the Good News to be changing out old spectacles for new ones. We have reduced the Gospel to be an exchange of values and ...

Evangelicals: By The Numbers
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 8:12am | Type: Blog

What are "the evangelicals," you ask? Certainly not a political or ideological monolith, as recent polling and survey numbers demonstrate. What are "the evang ...

How to Pray for Egypt
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Here is a new update from my friend, Wafik Wahba, Associate Professor of Global Christianity at Tyndale University and Seminary. Here is a new update from my friend, Wafik Wahba, ...