Two Gospels?

The typical evangelical pitch to pre-Christians these days sounds something like, “Come to Jesus and when you die he will take you to a better world.” While that’s true, I believe that it should include something more like, “Come to Jesus and you’ll come alive. And when you do, come help us make this a …

Ruminate on What’s Right

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 As a prescription for healthy thinking Paul recommends a solid dose of what is true, a regular regimen of what is noble, and …

Millennials Might Just Save the Church Yet!

Fervent Jesus follower,  brilliant legal mind, and co-founder of International Justice Mission, Gary Haugen said: "25 years ago traditional evangelicals viewed any presentation ... [that suggested] we want justice, care about struggles for the poor, fighting abuse and oppression as a distraction for the 'real Gospel.’ It would have been viewed as lefty political agenda …