Forming a Christian response without
"I was touched and
blessed as I watched the Rev. Billy Graham preach at the National
Prayer Service on the Friday after the world as we have known it
The language of the Kingdom
by Len Hjalmarson
"I realized that
in my meeting with the leader the day before we weren't really
communicating, because we were speaking out of two different
Youthworkers need more than band-aids
by Mike Riddell
"The church is in
trouble and doesn’t know it. Everywhere across the Western world
there are signs that Christianity is failing to win new members and
having difficulty retaining existing ones.
Returning to our roots:
A 3-fold argument for Christian simplicity by C. Christopher Smith
"American culture has
experienced a resurgence of interest in simplicity over the last
Front page fallen: The news media
informs America on how to grieve
by David Hopkins
"And this past Tuesday, I remember taking my students to
the computer lab. The lab teacher received a phone call. Her face
melted in disbelief: “Oh my God. Are you serious? How did this
A Canadian reacts to the Trade Center tragedy
by Dan Revill
are quite emotional over the World Trade Center tragedy and the
whole political mess. We all have different opinions. No one is
right. No one is wrong."
A Wild Dance
by Eric Stanford
"Sometimes I come
to a weekend and I’m like, “God, do I have to do this again?” I
don’t always feel like worshiping. But you have to be transparent.
You can’t be fake, because people will see it."
What does Finland have to do with my work day?
"Diversion…why is this etched so deeply in the ethos or the fabric
God's Space---The heart of evangelism
by Mike McNichols
"When it comes to
church tradition I am weak. I was steeped in low-church
Protestantism that tended to disconnect us from the celebrations of
the larger church, except for Christmas and Easter"
"I see dead people"
by Craig Nelson
"As we went to each site I couldn’t help but notice the thousands
upon thousands of graves laid out row by row in careful and reverent
precision. Each of us were careful not to step on the headstones of
those long departed..."
A Friendship of Dwelling
by John Wallis
"As the postmodern world cries out for community we-the
church-frantically search for an answer, but can find none. The
church has become an institutionalized version of the vision God had