What I Learned From the-Gasp!-Word of Faith Movement
Perhaps you've heard of them.
Success, Seminars, and Salvation
An Evangelical Missionary's Honest Perspective on Pat Robertson's Haiti Remarks
When I was a student at Christ for the Nations School of Missions, I learned about the so-called "pact with the devil" that the African slaves of Haiti made to free themselves from the French.
A Bottom-Up Perspective on Obama's Nobel Speech
I didn't get a chance to watch Barack Obama's Nobel speech live, but I've read the transcript and found very little in the speech that couldn't have been given by any number of past presidents-incl
Where are the Other Christian Voices Against Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill?
As a career missionary to Africa, I fear what would happen to me on judgment day if I didn't speak out against what is happening in Uganda right now in the name of Christ.
Obama's Afghanistan Policy and Christian Political Humility
Dinesh D'Souza, the New Atheism, and Constantinian Christianity
Last week at the Innovative Evangelism Conference, I got a chance to hear Dinesh D'Souza
speak to a standing room only crowd.
Billy Graham's Theological Humility Should Challenge Evangelical Attitudes
Every three years, young evangelists from around the world gather in Portland Oregon to attend a conference put on by the Next Generation Alliance, an organization dedicated to mentoring the next g
Video: 'Jesus Camp' Kids Pray for President Obama
Caught Between Two Worlds: Progressive and Evangelical
I'm trembling as I write this one.
The ACLJ and the Goldstone Report on Gaza War Crimes
A few days ago I received a mass e-mail from the ACLJ. For those who don't get their daily dose of Christian talk radio, ACLJ stands for the American Center for Law and Justice.
A Health Insurance Industry Whistle-Blower and a Call for Christian Accountability
Wendell Potter worked for 15 years as the head of public relations for CIGNA, one of the largest health insurance companies in the U.S.
In the Culture War, Justice Loses
A few days ago, radical Muslims in Pakistan began terrorizing the Christian minority in the town of Gojra.
A Martyr in Mauritania: Missionaries, Religious Freedom, and Human Rights
Mauritania is a land of striking beauty, with sand dunes lined against the sky, Bedouins riding camels in the countryside, and flying beetles that look like they come straight from the abyss of the Apocalypse. Mauritania is also a land of extremes-extreme beauty, extreme hospitality, and lately, extreme religion.
Ethnic Cleansing of Burma's Karen Refugees Continues
On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I
Praise and Criticism for Obama's Cairo Speech
The world stood at attention as President Obama gave a historic speech to the Muslim world. In mainstream U.S.
The Day I got 'Left Behind'
The year was 1988. I was 11 years old and my younger brother Paul was 7 years old.
Was Iraq a Holy War?
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.
Torture and Evangelical Prejudice Toward Non-Christians
Culture War Casualties: Responding to Carrie Prejean and Bullying Suicides
Last week Carrie Prejean, also known as the former Miss California, lost the Miss U.S.A.