The ‘Dangerous’ Calling of Evangelical Ecumenism

Evangelical ecumenism is ultimately about learning to find agreement where suspicion or hostility once existed.

Three Scenes: The Open Secret in Christian Adoption Circles and Why It Matters to the Church

In the last two decades, I’ve met countless people who, even though they don’t feel personally called to be adoptive parents, are nevertheless excited about adoption.

God’s Mission Has a Church: My Interview With Tabletalk Magazine

God's mission has a church. My friends at Tabletalk asked me to do an interview a few years back. Here is our conversation.

Abounding Love: My Life with Chronic Illness

I can recall hearing the words “chronic illness” being spoken from a stage twice in my lifetime. Once was during a worship service during my orientation to Wheaton College in 2016. The other was also at Wheaton College, this time from my own lips as I shared about my illness in chapel the following year.

Doors and Broken Handles: Discerning Where God Wants Us to Go

We have all experienced open and closed doors in our Christian life. But how do we know when a door is really shut? How hard should we pull?

Ed Stetzer: Why Westboro Called Me A ‘Lying Whore False Prophet’

When discussing how churches can best handle disruptive situations, I find it helpful to reflect on a leadership experience I had a few years back with Westboro "Baptist Church."

Seven Surprising Ways To Prepare Yourself To Share the Gospel

What does it mean to be prepared to share the gospel? Here are seven ways to prepare yourself to be a person that God can use to share his good news—and to whom others will actually listen.

How To Talk With a High School Senior Who Is Reconsidering Fall Plans

If your high school senior is feeling anxious about next year, he or she is certainly not alone. There are a few important ways to engage seniors who are in the throes of the “what’s next” decision.

10 Characteristics of Healthy Relationships

What are the characteristics of healthy relationships? Based on the way God relates to mankind in the first three chapters of Genesis, there are at least ten characteristics of a healthy relationship.

Necessary Conversations: The Church, Suicide, and Mental Health

For many of us, mental illness is not a theoretical issue. Instead, it manifests in many ways and, at times, can impact nearly every moment of every day.

The Primary Apologetic for the Christian Faith

A personal conversion story is the primary apologetic for reaching people far from Jesus—regardless of time and context. And the great thing about this apologetic is: Every believer can master it!

3 Ways to Come Alongside Fathers Grieving a Miscarriage

How should men help men grieve miscarriage? Every miscarriage is unique, as is every grieving man. Loving well requires prayer, thought, and patience—but Jesus offers help. Here are a few pointers.

9 More Things About Asian American Christianity

This article highlights nine significant things about Asian American Christianity from my personal vantage point.

After Roe: A New Frontier Awaited by Christians, Ed’s Comments in USAToday

Several faith leaders were asked to write brief comments about the future of Roe. I was glad to see that I was not the only person asked who sees life as beginning at conception and who is ready to see Roe overturned.

Where Did All the Evangelism Conferences Go?

The lack of evangelism conferences today is symptomatic of a problem. For many, we have just moved on—maybe we have become too sophisticated for telling people about Jesus.

Words of Wisdom for Those Graduating High School and Beyond

God has a plan. He will pursue you. He will use you mightily—just trust Him.

3 Realities for Christians to Consider if Roe Is Overturned

I’m thankful that we may soon see the fruit of five decades of hard work from the pro-life movement. But there are three realities we should consider if and when that happens.

Lifeway Research: Pastors Split Over Ministry Return Time Frame for Pastors Who Commit Adultery

When a pastor commits adultery, most of their fellow pastors believe they should withdraw from public ministry for at least some time.

Easter Points to Signs of Hope After Two Hard Years of COVID and Unrest

In a pandemic season where both the brokenness of this world and the pain of death have been lived realities for many, Easter is the story of God’s love that transcends even seemingly insurmountable loss.

Communicating With Confidence When People Distrust Pastors

Unfortunately, perceptions about pastors are not always good. When we consider what people usually hear about them in the news, it makes a little bit more sense why they distrust pastors so much.

Tennessee Library Director Fired for ‘Negative Pushback’ During Kirk Cameron Book...

On March 15, Hendersonville Public Library director Allan Morales was terminated due to the “unkind pushback” he demonstrated to Kirk Cameron’s children’s book reading.

Gabe Lyons: Engage Culture and Reverse Negative Cultural Stereotypes

Gabe Lyons of Q Ideas addresses questions like: What are some perceptions people have of Christians? Why is it so hard for Christians to engage culture?