Good Links for March 25, 2019

  Kerry Schottelkorb and Joann Pittman discuss the various cultural forces affecting Christianity, as well as other religions, in China: “While religious activities are seen as a normal part of civil society in the West, they are increasingly viewed in China as a threat to national stability, particularly if there is any foreign involvement. The […]

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Good Links for March 18, 2019

Jennifer Lyell delivers her statement on the abuse she endured by an SBC seminary professor. She concludes, “It is my hope that my story, one in which a SBC entity and its leaders acted swiftly and justly to remove an abuser, but in which that same individual was also in a ministry position only months […]

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Good Links for March 11, 2019

Michelle Van Loon invites evangelicals to consider the liturgical season of Lent and provides practical tips for the novice: “I didn’t know it then, but I learned (as we all do at some point in our lives) that mourning is an inescapable part of our earthly existence. We live in a world shaped by the […]

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Good Links for March 4, 2019

Kristie Anyabwile articulates hope for a racially divided church: “We are exiles, living in temporary dwelling until our Deliverer comes to take us home to glory. We hope for this. We long for this. It seems far off, but we know neither the day nor the hour when our Savior will appear. So, we ask […]

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Good Links for February 25, 2019

Joni Eareckson Tada is interviewed by Maina Mwaura about her recent cancer diagnosis and the rerelease of her book: “We forget God is less interested in our physical comfort and more interested in our soul. My soul has become so much more settled. My hope is more anchored in Christ and in heaven. We live […]

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Good Links for February 18, 2019

Tammy Perlmutter writes movingly about healing and hope in the face of unwanted sexual attraction:“I never wanted to be this way. I had enough problems already. Born to an alcoholic mother, abandoned by my father before I was born, placed in foster care at 4 to spend the rest of my childhood in homes that […]

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Good Links #13

Michelle Van Loon considers the particular context that gave rise to two of America’s most famous mega churches, and to their downfall: “For me, the only real surprise about either man’s story was that they were finally exposed after being shielded by their fame and coddled by their inner circle for years. I assumed they […]

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Good Links #12

Jen Pollock Michel considers our cultural devotion to the vice of ease: “The decline in sexual activity and cereal sales hardly seem correlated, but both seem to point to one of the most seductive promises of a technological age: that ours should be an unbothered life. As our lives (at least in the developed world) […]

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Good Links #11

Morgan Lee sheds light on the plight of Christian women around the world: “This additional layer of marginalization is so severe that Open Doors is currently working ‘to train leaders in both trauma care and in theology which brings healing and does not further amplify the damage from sexual violence,’ wrote Fisher and Miller. ‘This […]

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