I’d been studying Roman history, architecture, culture, customs, and geography for the last three years, but I was still completely unprepared for the grandeur of the Colosseum. Continue reading Cathedrals, Castles, and Caves
Jesus has called His followers to respond differently, and we either tarnish or demonstrate our heavenly citizenship by our conduct as earthly citizens. Continue reading Dynamic Citizens
For me, learning extended beyond the classroom. Continue reading Should You Go to Bible School?
We wage war by a different method, and our weapons are words of truth and love in action. Continue reading Nonresistant Love
Throughout history, Christians have tended to emphasize either mystical inner transformation (important) or outer good works (also important) at the expense of the other. To take both of these and synthesize them into a Christ-like whole requires handling and skills greater than our own bumbling efforts. Continue reading What is Discipleship?
The Reformation In his book Start With Why, Simon Sinek argues that the single most important concept for any company, person, or movement is to know why they do what they do. This year is the 500th anniversary of the … Continue reading Why We Need Reform
What does it mean to be Anabaptist? How do we discern God’s will? What is the unique value of Anabaptism in today’s culture? Continue reading Radi-Call Editor Q&A’s: What Does It Mean to Be Anabaptist? Family vs. Church? …And More
Introduction The past few years I have had the opportunity to interact with a lot of young Christians. I love hearing what they are excited about and what their hopes and dreams are for the future. World traveling, mission trips, … Continue reading “Is Your Church Effective?” Survey Results
In recent weeks, an event entitled “The Fierce Urgency of Now,” coinciding with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, was advertised in my town: “Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement, an environmental justice movement is gathering … Continue reading The Mission of the Church: The Fierce Urgency of Now
This question may seem trivial, but I can assure you it is not. Conflicting answers have divided churches, torn families, and wrenched the hearts of many Christians. The particulars of faith, grace, and salvation often spark tense discussions. Why? Because … Continue reading What is Faith?