Jesus Showed Courage of Identity and Connection

Creating change requires a clear identity and a connection to people with whom we disagree. It requires, in a word, courage. Arrested, sentenced to prison and hard labor for many years, taken from his family and ostracized by his culture, he endured with grace and...

Is ‘Courageous Church’ Redundant?

Courage is a rare and rich commodity. In the aftermath of Sept. 11, Americans were abuzz with talk of the courage shown by fellow Americans in such trying times. For the church, courage doesn’t necessarily exhibit itself through daring acts of patriotic heroism,...

Books About Courage

Editor’s Note: Acacia Resources, BCE’s publishing division, has unveiled its newest online resource: Courageous Churches, a 13-lesson Sunday School curriculum. As churches and individuals begin to purchase the material, we offer this list of famous books...

Association of Courageous Churches

The Association of Courageous Churches’ mission is to “encourage, enable and equip Christian leaders to establish bold and courageous ministries for the cause of Christ and his people.” And one church group’s “Call to Courage” has...