Franklin Graham and the Politics of Fear

There is no shortage of fear in this world, and of course no shortage of things to be fearful of. Given recent comments by a well-known U.S. evangelical Christian leader, Franklin Graham, concerning his views on Islam and Muslims – and how he feels his country...

4 Ways for Your Church to Address Diversity

Many challenges face the church today, but one of the most significant is our ability to live, function and minister in a world that is increasingly diverse. Perhaps the issue is not that the world is more diverse but that this diversity has become part of our...

Why Evangelicals Don’t Build Bridges with Other Faiths

I finished teaching an online course on Christian-Muslim-Jewish relations at William Jessup University in California recently. I loved the enthusiasm of the students and had a great time teaching the course. More than once, a student said something like this, “I...