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20 Truths from ‘Spiritual Detox: Discovering the Joy of Liberating Confession’

Confession is not a journey of depressing introspection but life-transforming liberation, heavenly joy that transcends earthly circumstances.

Voices with Ed Stetzer: “Silent No More? Political Activism in the Asian American Church”

On  June 28, 2020, as well over 1,000 Asian American Christians in Chicagoland gathered for a demonstration in support of black dignity and pride which was initiated by the Asian American Christian Collaborative.

Voices with Ed Stetzer: Standing Between White Privilege and Black Disprivilege: An Asian American Perspective

As a minority immigrant, I’ve personally encountered racism in both overt and subtle ways. I’ve witnessed the glass ceiling, aka bamboo ceiling, limit Asian Americans even in religious organizations.

Discipleship: The Convergence of the Missio Dei and the Imago Dei

Discipleship is all about learning what it really means to be human as God originally intended.

Three Questions Suffering People Ask Jesus and Three Responses Jesus Gives

When we experience suffering, we often ask Jesus some poignant questions. Here's what he has to say to us in the midst of our darkest moments.

When the Cultural Climate Gets Political, How Does the Church Stay Missional?

It almost goes without saying that America is living with a toxic political environment. In the midst of that, here are six things the Church can do to stay missional.

How the Fall Affected Evangelism

From the time of Adam and Eve’s Fall in the Garden, there are at least four reasons why believers find it difficult to engage with evangelism.

Listening is an A.R.T.

In the same way that creating and delivering sermons is an A.R.T., listening to them is an A.R.T. to be cultivated as well.

Preaching is an A.R.T.

Preaching is an A.R.T. Here's how this helpful acronym can empower you to preach sermons that make a transformative impact.

Church Decline and Recovery During COVID-19

What is the true state of church attendance patterns over the past year-and-a-half? The National COVID-19 Church Attendance Project examines whether people are returning to church after the pandemic.

Sharing the Gospel With a Post-Christian World: Insights From Thessalonica

Looking at Paul's work as a missionary in Thessalonica, here are four principles for how we can "reason, explain, and prove" to a post-Christian, postmodern world how Jesus is the Christ.

How to Keep Christ in Christmas While Allowing Santa to Tag Along

Here are three ways to keep Jesus as the center of Christmas while still including Santa in your Christmas festivities. 

Four Ways to Kill a Gospel Movement

Even in the margins of society, God can ignite movements on the fringes that impact the center of culture. The reality is, we are in desperate need of God doing that again. Here four ways to kill a gospel movement and how to avoid making those mistakes.

Three Kinds of Lost People Who Need to Be Found

Because of our sin, humans tend to hide from God. This is what Adam and Eve did in the garden, and it's what people do today. In our hiding, we become lost. Here are three kinds of lost people who need to be found.

Critical Theory and Precursors to Approaching Critical Race Theory

Because critical race theory (CRT) traces its lineage to critical theory, it is helpful to grasp some tenets of critical theory in order to draw conclusions on how to approach CRT.

Pat Sawyer: Cautions Regarding Critical Race Theory, Part 3

This post from Voice with Ed Stetzer is the third and final post of Dr. Sawyer's thoughts and concerns regarding Critical Race Theory (CRT).

Pat Sawyer: Cautions Regarding Critical Race Theory, Part 2

Critical Race Theory is an important conversation today. Dr. Pat Sawyer offers five of eight cautions regarding critical race theory.

Pat Sawyer: What Is CRT and Should We Be Concerned? Part 1

Critical Race Theory is an important conversation today. At the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center, we are committed to help Christians know and engage the culture with biblical discernment.

Bullets Interrupt Woman Sharing Gospel on Facebook Live

Jacksonville, Florida, resident Loveyd Walker was preaching the gospel on Facebook Live Wednesday night when stray bullets from a street fight pierced through the walls of her home, nearly hitting her.

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