What Would Bonhoeffer Say to 21st-Century Issues?

Quaker Richard Foster has drawn the topographical map of Christian spirituality with its streams of “spiritual traditions” (contemplative, holiness, charismatic, social justice and evangelical). Baptists are found all over the map. But the dominant stream...

Authentic Discipleship is Both Costly and Liberating

This past Wednesday, Feb. 4, would have been Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s 103rd birthday. Bonhoeffer’s story is familiar to many: a story about his resistance to a Hitler-controlled Germany and his participation in the plot to assassinate the Nazi leader. It was this public...

Bonhoeffer Showed Integrity of Resistance

How was it that a German Lutheran pastor, once noted for his pacifism, would die in his 39th year, convicted of high treason against the government of his beloved Germany? Only days before, Nazis had discovered Admiral Canaris’s diary that detailed the work of...