Kids and Media

Shepherding your children through media choices

Kurt Gebhards — April 22, 2015

Christian parents must take special care in making wise decisions for their families. Whether we like it or not, our children are targeted as prime consumers in the media market. Without parental guidance, they are especially vulnerable, not only because they generally lack discernment but also because they are being exposed to media more than … Continued

Is This the End?

Is this the end?: The quest for a global Islam and the hope of Christian eschatology

S. Craig Sanders — April 17, 2015

Led along the edge of a Libyan beach by Islamic State militants, 21 Egyptian Christians wearing the orange jumpsuits of prisoners received the white robes of martyrs. A gruesome video released in mid-February depicted their captors forcing the men to the ground and beheading them with swift, simultaneous strokes of the blade. The mass execution … Continued

Bancroft Blog

Help! I’m not the Christian woman I want to be

Danelle Bancroft — April 14, 2015

Ladies, how did you learn to ride a bike? Brush your teeth? Tie your shoes? Shave your legs? Apply make-up? Drive a car? Your answer to most of these questions, if not all, is someone taught you. From potty training, to writing papers, to planning for a wedding, we learn important lessons from someone else. … Continued

Downtown Indianapolis

Willing incompatible worlds

Andrew Walker — March 31, 2015

To find the words that describe with accuracy the media hysterics involved with Indiana’s passing of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) may be impossible. The sanctimonious moral preening offered via social media from such figures as Apple’s Tim Cook and the historically amnesiatic Hillary Clinton are both laughable and inexcusable for their dedication to spreading flavor-of-the-moment … Continued

Muslim Misconceptions

Three Christian misconceptions about Muslims (Part 2)

J.D. Greear — March 26, 2015

In my last post, I discussed three common misconception that Muslims have about Christians. Today, I will be exposing three misconceptions that Christians often believe concerning Muslims. When the average Westerner hears “Muslim,” a number of images come to mind—mostly negative. But most Muslims would be just as horrified as we are at the assumptions … Continued

Rainer - Fearful Leadership

Eight signs of fearful leadership

Thom Rainer — March 20, 2015
Leadership and Character

The office of deacon: Character

Dan Dumas — March 13, 2015
First two years on the mission field

From the classroom to the mission field

Chandler Snyder — March 11, 2015