Within the first several centuries after Christ, there was a thriving church in North Africa. It was the home of influential church fathers like Origen, Tertullian, and Augustine. Today, it’s a completely different story… Continue reading How Will They Hear Unless We Speak Their Language?
If we are the body of Christ on earth, should His hands be clutching expensive coffee drinks? Should His feet spend their time dangling into cool blue water? Should His mouths selfishly devour excessive amounts of food? Continue reading Does God Want Us to Have Fun?
Never before have I been so quickly offended by a book. Continue reading Letters to the Church
Jesus is calling the church to uniquely display His presence in their lives. He is calling the church out of the nations and, as we go, we must call the nations into the kingdom of God. Will we hear the King’s call? Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part Three)
The call to holiness is a call to separate in order to experience God’s presence. A separated people is equipped to mediate blessing to the world. Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part Two)
The biblical concept of separation is dynamic and possesses global implications. God intends to use separation as a means of worldwide blessing. Continue reading Separation: A Means of Worldwide Blessing? (Part One)
I’ve never found a Bible verse or passage that read “Thou shalt visit the elderly,” followed by a list of how and why, in order to convince you. And yet I doubt that any of us would question the value of doing such a thing. Continue reading Gray Hairs and Great-Uncles
Our desire is that Crosswind provides a platform for young Anabaptist men and women to inspire, encourage, and challenge both one another and Christ-followers from other backgrounds. Continue reading Crosswind: Voices of a Counter Current
How often have you watched an online comment thread or social media post devolve into misunderstanding, name calling, and character bashing? Continue reading Commenting Like Christ
Church is not an event that takes place on Sunday mornings, rather, the church is a body. Continue reading Jesus but not the Church?