Uncategorized
LESSONS ON HOW

Lessons From The Gospel Coalition On How To Criticize Culture

New York Pastor Tim Keller’s massive think tank, The Gospel Coalition was founded to help Christians in the post-modern era engage and understand culture. In reality it has become an organization that promotes criticism and shuns outsiders. On top of all that, there is a lack of accountability within the organization that refuses to respond 

Continue Reading…

22579_BlogPost_061516

Reasons for the Decline of the Southern Baptist Convention

Thomas S. Kidd and Barry Hankins, professors of history at Baylor University, write that the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is in decline because its members have, for the most part, lost their commitment to evangelism. SBC parents have also struggled to retain their children, while allowing their doctrine to become diluted by a kind of American deism 

Continue Reading…

22575_amazondecline_blogpost-1_061316

Amazon and the Decline of Christian Bookstores

Christian product distributor Send the Light Distribution (STL) has announced that it will begin to close down its business. The company which has served over 10,000 Christian retailers for 42 years has suffered from the challenges of Amazon and the decline of Christian bookstores. The bankruptcy of Family Christian Stores also hit the distribution company hard. 

Continue Reading…

22574_ILTSG_blogpost_061316

Immigrants Lead Theology School Growth

As mainline seminaries close down, consolidate, or sell off property and evangelical schools struggle to remain sustainable, theological schools serving immigrants are seeing renewed vitality. Both Pentecostal and Asia-based schools are seeing increases in enrollment as their American counterparts continue to experience cuts. Click here to get the full story. Want stories like this and 

Continue Reading…

prison+BW

Pastors Visit Prisons but Former Inmates Don’t Visit Their Churches

Half of Protestant pastors have not had a member of their congregation go to jail, so their involvement in prison ministry or restoring former inmates is largely aspirational according to LifeWay. Among pastors, 83% have visited a correctional facility. 31% of pastors report no former inmates attend their churches, and only 33% have three or 

Continue Reading…

Current Events Humor Leadership Staffing
How Has Ministry
How Has Ministry Changed in the Past 40 years?

Ministry has shifted dramatically in the past 40 years, especially with...

Facebook forecasts
Facebook Forecasts: The End Of Written Text On Their Platform

Nicola Mendelsohn, head of Facebook’s operations in Europe, The Middle East...

Heaven Hell and Loving the LGBT Community
Tim Keller Staffer On Heaven, Hell and Loving The LGTBQ Community

Casey Fulgenzi a staffer for Pastor Tim Keller, has come out...