The Value of Women

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My pastor, Dr. Brian Kennedy, devoted his Mother’s Day message to a stirring challenge to contemporary definitions of marriage, the significant of mothering, and the value of women. He also called men to fulfill their biblical responsibilities as husbands, fathers, and sons—part of which is...

Crises in Our Churches—Two

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In a recent class presentation on ecclesiology, students poured out their discouragement and frustration over the state of their churches. The professor set aside his notes and addressed the issues at hand. He followed up that class session with a series of letters to students, pointing out...

What Always Matters

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Over the past few days, many issues and events have clamored for attention. The political upheaval surrounding the impeachment of former President Trump has dominated the news. Confirmation of heinous acts by Ravi Zacharias has further embarrassed Christians who are disgusted by continued moral...

Making it Work

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Over this past weekend, I attended a men’s ministry meeting at my current church and a worship service at my former church. Being at these church events reminded me it has been more than decade since I have been a racial or cultural majority member of a church. Our former church was a...

A Crisis Gospel

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Events last week in Washington, D.C. were historic in all the wrong ways. For those of us who train leaders, it was a case study in leadership failures culminating in disgustingly seditious acts. For Christians, it was embarrassing as Capitol-invaders carried symbols of our faith, appropriated...

Courage

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Dr. Timothy Tennent, President of Asbury Theological Seminary, has released a new book, For the Body. The subtitle and purpose of the book is recovering a theology of gender, sexuality, and the human body. It is a proactive statement of the biblical and theological underpinnings which support...

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