As Americans, we have a tendency to want to do things our way, and that line of thinking can cause barriers and make overseas mission work ineffective. Losing that way of thinking and embracing new ideas and new cultures is vital to successful mission experiences.
By claiming that the church is “one,” we announce that the church throughout time and space (that is, geographic location…i.e. nations) is united, not by some abstracted idea of freedom, but by the Holy Spirit who liberates us from the claims of human structures and governments.
What relationship does Jesus have to the Old Testament, the Temple, and the Mosaic Law, and what does this mean for Christians today? In today’s series of Seven Minute Seminary videos, Dr. Craig Keener offers helpful background to help Christians understand the nature of the law and how it bears witness to the work of God in our world.
A new school year is around the corner. Traditionally, children and their parents give teachers gifts for Christmas or teacher appreciation day. But, Kathy Milans suggests a radical new approach to gift giving. Why not start the year off with the best gifts of all, not only for our children’s teachers, but for our children as well?