What Faithfully Sharing the Gospel Looks Like

I INVITED A FRIEND OUT TO COFFEE. He is older and doesn’t have long to live. Because I care deeply for him I looked for an opportunity to share the gospel. We visited for about 45 minutes about things we had in common. Finally, I screwed up my courage. “Do...

Missionary Joy In Serbia

I JUST COMPLETED TWENTY HOURS OF TEACHING the theology of marriage and parenting to a group of pastors in Serbia. Not Siberia on the frozen tundra, or Syria in the Middle East, but Serbia, a beautiful nation in the Balkans, just south of Hungary, north of Greece, and...

American Church In Crisis?

It is not uncommon to hear people complain at the news of a church plant. “We don’t need new churches,” they say. But David T. Olson argues the opposite. In his book The American Church in Crisis: Groundbreaking Research Based on a National Database...