Evangelism

Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed more than one month ago, so why, you may ask, am I just now penning a blog about her historic appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court? The answer is easy -- I was scared. I was scared of offending members of the SMA community because of Justice Sotomayor's position on various hot-button issues.

Vacation Bible Schools isn't nearly as bad as, say, the Inquisition.
Becky Garrison 8-10-2009
In the August 2009 issue of Harper's Magazine, Brooklyn-based writer Rachel Aviv penned an article titled "Like I was Jesus: How to Bring a 9-Year-Old to Christ." I was intrigued enoug
Becky Garrison 7-21-2009
Lost in the buzz over the U.S. Episcopal Church's decision to bless same sex unions was a missional moment.
Nontando Hadebe 7-21-2009
On July 18th many people from different parts of the world celebrated Nelson Mandela's 91st birthday!
Eugene Cho 7-15-2009
I'm currently rockin' in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Bill Mefford 6-17-2009
As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
Faith Walk Needs Socks
Mimi Haddad 5-29-2009
I heard a preacher once say, "Don't let facts blind you to the truth." What did he mean? Facts, misunderstood or taken out of context, can take us further away from, rather than closer to, truth.
Soong-Chan Rah 5-22-2009
Last month, in an issue of Newsweek, Jon Meacham describes what he perceives to be "The End of Christian America." Meacham asserts that "Ch
Mimi Haddad 5-18-2009
As friends and I met for dinner to enjoy pictures of mutual friends' wedding, their four-year old joined in the fun.
Jarrod McKenna 5-13-2009

"Jesus Killed Mohammed" was written in Arabic in large red letters on the side of a U.S. Army Special Forces vehicle, armed to kill and rolling through a town in Iraq. It sounds like a bad Mad-Maxesque Hollywood adaption of the Crusades set in our contemporary context. The scene gets more chilling and horrific:

Mimi Haddad 5-11-2009
I enjoy addressing the contributions of women in history at Christian colleges or universities.
Kevin Lum 5-08-2009
Historically, the number of individuals who say they have no religious affiliation in America ranges between 5-10%, but a new poll conducted by Robert Putnam (of http://www.amazon.com/gp/p
Mimi Haddad 4-02-2009
Many of us were raised in churches that taught that women should be silent in the church because of the teachings of Paul in 1 Corinthians 14:34.
Troy Jackson 3-17-2009
In the March 10 edition of The Christian Science Monitor, Michael Spencer predicts "the coming evangelical collapse." Much
Kevin Palau 3-05-2009
It's a new world we're living in. The troubles and hardships that were once easy to shove under our country's red, white, and blue rug now fly up in our faces on a daily basis.
Lydia Bean 3-01-2009

What does it look like to proclaim the gospel and invite people to follow Jesus in a way that leads to the work of justice?

Jarrod McKenna 2-11-2009
That U.S. megaphone of amazing grace, Shane Claiborne, was recently moved to tears after witnessing a youth gathering in Australia.
Shane Claiborne 1-29-2009

It seems that much of our conversation as a Church is in a perpetual cycle of reaction. We are tempted to exaggerate the neglected truth, and end up making incomplete disciples, either social justice disciples without Jesus or Jesus disciples without social justice. Then there are those special moments where Jesus and Justice kiss.

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