How should Christians respond to the unethical killing of Cecil the lion, especially in the midst of the evil controversy surrounding Planned Parenthood? In today’s piece, John Murdock challenges us to think how we can most effectively win over animal activists to a fuller pro-life position.
The United Methodist Church employs an itinerant system for its clergy, moving them every few years to a new congregation. John Murdock posits that the UM appointment system is one of the cuts slowly bleeding to death a once vigorous spiritual and cultural bulwark.
Harold John Ockenga may not be a household name today, but he was a key player in the mid-twentieth century neo-evangelical movement most famously personified by his friend Billy Graham. Read more about Ockenga and his Methodist ties in this piece by John A. Murdock.
What do the late Dallas Willard and John Wesley have in common? They both painted a picture of the Christian life that is attainable in the here and now. Read this article from John A. Murdock which draws parallels between the rich life and work of both Christian leaders.
With a nudge from our accented British brethren—Wright, Stott, Lewis, and Wesley—America may be waking up to a new creation song. That’s a good thing, because the modern church has too often embraced consumption over stewardship, says John A. Murdock.