Twenty-five years ago, some futurists foresaw a major global crisis arriving in about the year 2020. In 1995 I published EarthCurrents: The Struggle for the World’s Soul. The book discussed a variety of issues, including
The Bible reveals a whole and healing gospel. Good News! Today however, a third of the gospel is missing from much evangelical preaching, teaching, and living. Even among Wesleyans. The Bible is the story of
John Wesley said God’s providence is a key Christian truth. “There is scarce any doctrine in the whole compass of revelation which is of deeper importance than this” (Sermon 67, “On Divine Providence,” Par. 7).
Perhaps you heard them discussing it on the radio: MIT sociologist Sherry Turkle’s new book, Reclaiming Conversation (Penguin, 2015, 436 pp.). The discussion caught my ear because of this quote: “Studies
Advent may be a good time to think about the spirituality of science. Genuine science is not really secular, but spiritual. Think about its spirituality. Here are five spiritual dimensions of science: Mystery Science proceeds
Was Jesus’ resurrection body physical or spiritual? Or don’t those categories apply to what remains, after all, a mystery? In Salvation Means Creation Healed I argue for the literal physicality of Jesus’ resurrection body. My
It’s possible to get all sentimental and misty-eyed about suffering and forget the real pain, tragedy, and injustice involved. “The fact of suffering undoubtedly constitutes the greatest single challenge to the Christian faith,” John Stott
Are humans unique among all living things? Are we special? The two extremes here are fairly obvious, I suppose: Yes! Humans certainly are special; unique among all living creatures. Secular version: Rationalism, Enlightenment—humans’ superior wisdom.