Rory Tyer, VP of Marketing, is beginning a chapter-by-chapter review of this important new book by a widely respected Christian historian. It promises to be a unique and exciting exploration of the relationship of the development of the American church to movements in the global church. Rory has only reviewed the first chapter so far, so you've got time to read up and offer your thoughts as the reviews move along.
This video is a powerful look at the realities faced by Syrian refugees fleeing violence for the hope of a better future. By the way--Global Outreach is positioned to come alongside and support ministry to Syrian refugees in Jordan. Consider financially partnering with our home office so that we can empower more missionaries to on-the-ground service in the power of the Gospel.
In our individualistic, western culture, where the romantic image of the great loner prevails, it will take some argumentative muscle to show that we should adopt a different model of the ‘strongest man’. We could start with the thought that true strength lies in exposing ourselves to others’ pain and suffering, in being open to intimacy, and in being touched by others’ needs, loves, hates and hopes. The strongest person might well be the one who makes herself vulnerable to others while being determined to survive it and become a better person for it. The strongest person in the world is she who is most connected.
This is a huge slideshow with all sorts of interesting information about current digital trends worldwide. If you don't want to take the deep dive, you can read their 29-slide executive summary instead.
Government policies designed to curb extremist Muslim infiltration of UK schools may have broader, chilling effects on religious freedom. Evangelical leaders in the UK are increasingly speaking out about what some are calling an unprecedented encroachment on religious freedom by the government. This is an excellent FAQ / introduction to the issue.