Why the World Needs More Thoughtful Christians

Communicating the simple message of Jesus while emphasizing the importance of faith seeking understanding through critical thinking is one of the more pronounced tensions in local church ministry. How can we maintain the simplicity and centrality of Jesus’...

Why Do We Always Feel Like We Never Have Enough?

Graduation commencements usually are not very memorable. We’ve all been to our fair share and precious few of us can remember much of what the honorary guest speaker, impassioned with conviction, told us that day. The 2008 graduation commencement at McAfee...

3 Ways to Move Your Church to a Deeper Faith

We’ve all been there. Recent college or seminary graduates excited to teach our future churches all the wonderful things we have learned about biblical studies in order to open up the newest vistas of biblical truth and knowledge, only to find that our...

Why Western Christians Forget Palestinian Christians

Palestinian Christians are a forgotten people. They are the Christians in the world that other Christians have almost completely forgotten or don’t even acknowledge exist. The recent conflict in the Middle East makes this glaringly clear. Several years ago, I...