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brothers and sisters, because of God’s mercies, I encourage
you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice that is holy and
pleasing to God. This is your appropriate priestly service. Don’t
be conformed to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by
the renewing of your minds so that you can figure out what God’s
will is — what is good and pleasing and mature.”
Romans 12:1-2 (CEB)
“A holy life
is not an ascetic, or gloomy or solitary life, but a life
regulated by divine truth and faithful in Christian duty. It is
living above the world while we are still in it.”
NOT WORRY OVER 'MINORITY' STATUS
church in the West doesn’t hold the authority that it once
did but the church has historically done just as well when it was
in a position of weakness, says Richard Tiplady.
principal of International Christian College in Glasgow, had some
assuring words for the church as he delivered the final address at
the recent Keswick Convention.
status has been the “norm” for Christians throughout
history and remains the case today, he argued. “It certainly
was for Paul and the Christians in the first few centuries –
and it didn’t stop the church exploding, not just across the
Roman Empire but the Persian Empire as well,” he said.
By the time
the first Celtic missionaries were evangelizing England in the
sixth and seventh centuries, the church in China was already so
large that it had its own archbishop, he noted. With that in mind,
minority status is not something that worries Tiplady, and he does
not want other evangelicals to be worried about it either.... Read
this in full at
EVANGELICALS AFTER ALL
Bradley R.E. Wright
evangelical Christianity is ready for its Sally Field moment.
the line we evangelical Christians have gotten it into our heads
that our neighbors, peers, and most Americans don't like us, and
that they like us less every year. I've heard this idea stated in
sermons and everyday conversation; I've read it in books and
a problem, though. It doesn't appear to be true. Social scientists
have repeatedly surveyed views of various religions and movements,
and Americans consistently hold evangelical Christians in
reasonably high regard. Furthermore, social science research
indicates that it's almost certain that our erroneous belief that
others dislike us is actually harming our faith.... Read this in
THE POWER OF WORDS
AND THE WONDER OF GOD
tongue is a powerful force -- for good or evil. So how might our
churches, homes, and culture change if we used words with
Christian intentionality and eloquence? .... Read this in full at
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR
CHRIST LOSES DONORS OVER NAME CHANGE
Crusade for Christ's name change to "Cru" has caused a
number of donors to withdraw their support from the ministry.
While the exact number has not been specified, Mike Adamson,
director of Communications for CCC, told The Christian Post that
only "a very small percentage" of donors have pulled
is one of the largest and most prominent Christian organizations
in the world with more than 25,000 full-time staff. The Orlando,
Fla.-based ministry announced last month that it would be dropping
its 60-year-old name and adopting "Cru" instead,
starting in early 2012.
some, the name change has come as a shock. Ken Connor, chairman of
the Center for a Just Society and who was once involved in CCC,
believes the ministry is making the change to avoid offending
people with such words as "crusade" and "Christ."
He's calling on the organization to rethink its decision and not
leave Christ out.
Steve Sellers, vice president of CCC, has maintained that the new
name had "absolutely nothing to do with being politically
correct." .... Read this in full at
REMEMBERED AT LONDON FUNERAL
were moments of poignant reflection but also much laughter and
thanksgiving at the funeral of John Stott Aug. 8. All Souls
Langham Place, Stott’s beloved church in London, was filled
to capacity with friends, relatives and many others who did not
know him personally, yet had in some way been touched by his
preaching and more than 50 books.
queue of Christians waiting to enter the church prior to the start
of the service stretched to a block away. One Christian waiting in
line said of Stott: "He was a very, very special person. I
wanted to be here for this."
was heartfelt sadness at the passing of a much loved teacher and
friend, but the tone of the service was joyous as All Souls
conductor Noel Tredinnick led the congregation with typical
enthusiasm in hymns such as Crown Him with Many Crowns and Thine
Be the Glory.... Read this in full at
JOHN STOTT: A BOLD
EVANGELICAL IN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND
jolt went through Christendom with the passing of the Rev John
Stott last week. The former chaplain to the Queen was rector of
one of London's best-known churches and more than 8 million copies
of his books have been sold. He had an international influence and
a global following, evidenced by the floods of tributes still
finding their way onto the internet. The archbishop of Canterbury
said Stott had "helped to change the face of evangelicalism
less has been said about how this low-church priest, who was
celibate all his life, changed the very nature of the church in
this country. Many believe Stott had more influence over the
Church of England than most the bishops of his time.... Read this
in full at
MAVERICK EVANGELICAL POLITICIAN, DIES AT 89
nearly four decades, perhaps American evangelicals' most prominent
and admired politician was a man associated with liberal politics,
one of the country's leading voices against the Vietnam War and
military spending, and a critic of the nascent religious right.
Mark Hatfield, who
served 30 years in the U.S. Senate and two terms as governor of
Oregon, died Sunday, August 7, at age 89.
a certain sector of evangelicalism, he was the political hero,"
said David R. Swartz, assistant professor of history at Asbury
University. "He was morally upstanding, explicitly spiritual,
and they really admired him for identifying as an evangelical so
publically. Someone admired by the secularists and political elite
was exhilarating for them, especially before the 1970s Newsweek
cover on 'The Year of the Evangelical.' Hatfield offered
respectability they craved.” .... Read this in full at
see Mark Hatfield special section of articles on Christianity
O. Hatfield Dies at 89; Longtime Oregon Senator was Bedrock of
O. Hatfield, Oregon's first statesman, dies Sunday at 89”
Hatfield Taps into the Real Power on Capitol Hill”
Senator Mark Hatfield” by Rev. Richard Cizik
Conservative Remembers Mark Hatfield” by Cal Thomas
MINISTRY FIRES 72, CITING ECONOMY
Fellowship, a prominent evangelical ministry to inmates, has laid
off dozens of employees, citing the faltering economy. A total of
72 staffers were let go as part of a restructuring that included
new leaders as of July 18. Jim Liske, a former pastor in Michigan,
began as CEO and Garland Hunt, a former Atlanta pastor, is now
many nonprofits in the wake of this economy, Prison Fellowship has
had to deal with shrinking resources and rising costs," said
Frank Lofaro, executive vice president of the ministry.... Read
this in full at
C.S. LEWIS AND THE
John A. Murray
a Gallup poll earlier this summer showed that nine in 10 Americans
still believe in God, a survey by the Barna Group just released
found that only 43% of Americans believe the devil to be a "living
entity," as opposed to a symbol of evil.
educated elite today, talking publicly about one's belief in the
devil and his influence on the culture and the world would be
social suicide. The same was no less true in 1947, when Oxford don
C.S. Lewis addressed this subject in an interview with Time
(like T. S. Eliot, W. H. Auden, et al.) is one of a growing band
of heretics among modern intellectuals: an intellectual who
believes in God," Time reported. "It is not a mild and
vague belief, for he accepts 'all the articles of the Christian
faith' — which means that he also believes in sin and in the
Devil." .... Read this in full at
designed the human machine to run on Himself. He Himself is the
fuel our spirits were designed to burn, or the food our spirits
were designed to feed on. There is no other. That is why it is
just no good asking God to make us happy in our own way without
bothering about religion. God cannot give us a happiness and peace
apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such
C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), Mere Christianity, New
York: MacMillan, 1952, reprint, HarperCollins, 2001, p. 50
NAVY SEAL OFFICER AARON VAUGHN CELEBRATED FOR HIS FAITH IN JESUS
The family of one
of the 30 US soldiers killed in Afghanistan Aug. 6 by Taliban
forces spoke out about Navy Seal Aaron Vaughn’s love for God
and love for his country on NBC’s Today show. Talking to
Matt Lauer about the brave officer, his wife Kimberly Vaughn, a
former NFL cheerleader, opened up about her husband who was an
“amazing father” and man of faith.
couple, who had been married for three years had two children
together, including a 2-year-old son Reagan, and 2-month old girl
Chamberlyn. Vaughn was present for both of his children’s
births, having last been with his family in June before
volunteering to go back to Afghanistan. When asked what was the
one thing she wanted their kids to learn from their father, she
answered his love. “They will take away his love for Christ.
They will take away his dream and his love for this country.”
.... Read this in full at
TWO PARTIES PRAY TO
THE SAME GOD, BUT DIFFERENT ECONOMISTS
varied motivations, human beings tend to invoke the name of God in
foxholes, in the throes of passion and in budget debates.
recent debt-limit showdown, Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC) credited “divine
inspiration” for his opposition to House Speaker John
Boehner’s initial proposal. Democratic activist Donna
Brazile tweeted, “Last time I checked, God is above this
partisan stuff. But I believe (as a woman of faith) Jesus would be
fair and support shared sacrifice.” It was not immediately
clear whether the Son of God endorses corporate loophole closings
or prefers tax-rate increases.... Read this in full at
IN COURT, OBAMA &
HOUSE ATTORNEYS DIFFER OVER WHETHER KIDS NEED A MOM & DAD
remarkably different court filings that highlight America's
cultural divide on marriage's definition, the US House and the
Obama Justice Department have come to opposite conclusions as to
whether children need a mother and a father in the home.
At issue is
the Defense of Marriage Act, the 1996 law which defines marriage
in federal law as between a man and a woman and gives states the
option of not recognizing another state's gay "marriages."
In its legal
briefs arguing that the law should be upheld, the legal team hired
by the US House says DOMA, as it's often called, is naturally tied
to procreation and children benefit from having both a mother and
father in the home. The Justice Department has discounted the
procreation argument and argued that the gender of parents does
not matter.... Read this in full at
WHEN I SAY, "I
AM A CHRISTIAN"
I say, "I am a Christian,"
not shouting "I am saved."
whispering "I was lost";
is why I chose this way.
I say, "I am a Christian,"
don't speak of this with pride.
confessing that I stumble,
need someone to be my guide.
I say, "I am a Christian,"
not trying to be strong.
professing that I'm weak,
pray for strength to carry on.
I say, "I am a Christian,"
not bragging of success.
admitting I have failed,
cannot ever pay the debt.
I say, "I am a Christian,"
not claiming to be perfect.
flaws are too visible,
God believes I'm worth it.
I say, "I am a Christian,"
still feel the sting of pain.
have my share of heartaches,
is why I speak His name.
I say, "I am a Christian,"
do not wish to judge.
have no authority;
only know I'm loved.
1989 Carol S. Wimmer. Permission is granted to send this to
others, with attribution, but not for commercial purposes.
OF THE EVANGELICAL IMAGINATION
1995, Mark Noll argued in The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind that
the problem with evangelicalism is “that there is not much
of an evangelical mind.” His solution was to take
scholarship more seriously. A decade later, Ron Sider argued in
The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience (2005) that the problem
with evangelicalism is that Christians live just like
nonChristians. His solution was to take the social and corporate
implications of the gospel more seriously.
or not these books can be credited with sparking current trends,
it’s clear the spirit of both of them is alive and well in
American Christianity. The so-called “New Reformed”
movement is living out Noll’s call for greater intellectual
engagement and doctrinal sophistication. And legions of younger
Christians are taking up Sider’s vision to seek social
justice in Jesus’ name. I support both of these relatively
recent developments, more or less. But I think they have the same
shortcoming in common. As different as they are, they both appeal
to the intellect in one way or another. They both seem to assume
that if we simply believe the right things (whether it’s the
doctrine of atonement or the Christian’s moral
responsibility in the world) then we’ll behave the right
way.... Read this in full at
DOESN'T BREED ATHEISM
to popular belief, atheism is not the norm for people with higher
education, new research shows.
does not push people away from God, it just makes them more likely
to accept a liberal attitude toward religion, reported USA Today.
Schwadel, associate professor of sociology at the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln, said that for each year of education beyond
seventh grade people are actually 15 percent more likely to attend
some sort of religious service.
his article in Review of Religious Research said people are also
15 percent more likely to believe that truth can be found in more
than one religion. Schwadel attributed that to wider-spread
friendships, since education allows students to meet a larger
group of people with different religious beliefs.... Read this in
ABANDONING ORGANIZED RELIGION, POLLSTER SAYS
Mary statuettes, ornate Spanish-style churches: so many religious
images seem permanently linked with Hispanic Americans. But that’s
eroding fast, according to pollster George Barna. In the fourth
update on his annual survey of American religion, Barna says this
once-reverent group has been attending church and Sunday school
less, volunteering less at church, and reading the Bible less over
the last 20 years. And their religious life is fading faster than
those of whites and blacks in America, the report adds.... Read
this in full at
VERSE TO PONDER
“Better is a
poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is
perverse in his ways.”
Proverbs 28:6 (NRSV)
teach our children that the real measure of their success in life
is how much they’d be worth if they had absolutely nothing.”
NEW PEW FORUM
REPORT ANALYZES RELIGIOUS RESTRICTIONS AROUND THE WORLD
than 2.2 billion people, nearly a third (32%) of the world's total
population of 6.9 billion, live in countries where either
government restrictions on religion or social hostilities
involving religion rose substantially between mid-2006 and
mid-2009, according to a new study
on global restrictions on religion released Aug. 9 by the Pew
Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life. Only about
1% of the world's population lives in countries where government
restrictions or social hostilities declined.
general, most of the countries that experienced substantial
increases in government restrictions or social hostilities
involving religion already had high or very high levels of
restrictions or hostilities. By contrast, nearly half of the
countries that had substantial decreases in restrictions or
hostilities already scored low. This suggests that there may be a
gradual polarization taking place in which countries that are
relatively high in religious restrictions are becoming more
restrictive, while those that are relatively low are becoming less
restrictive.... Read this in full at
QUESTION THE EXISTENCE OF ADAM AND EVE
Barbara Bradley Hagerty
go back to the beginning — all the way to Adam and Eve, and
to the question: Did they exist, and did all of humanity descend
from that single pair?
to the Bible (Genesis 2:7), this is how humanity began: "The
Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into
his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul."
God then called the man Adam, and later created Eve from Adam's
by Gallup and the Pew Research Center find that four out of 10
Americans believe this account. It's a central tenet for much of
conservative Christianity, from evangelicals to confessional
churches such as the Christian Reformed Church.
But now some
conservative scholars are saying publicly that they can no longer
believe the Genesis account. Asked how likely it is that we all
descended from Adam and Eve, Dennis Venema, a biologist at Trinity
Western University, replies: "That would be against all the
genomic evidence that we've assembled over the last 20 years, so
not likely at all." .... Read this in full at
LIBERALIZES RELIGIOUS VIEWS
old wisdom: The more educated you are, the less likely you will be
religious. But a new study says education doesn't drive people
away from God — it gives them a more liberal attitude about
who's going to heaven.
year of education ups the odds by 15% that people will say there's
"truth in more than one religion," says University of
Nebraska-Lincoln professor Philip Schwadel in an article for the
Review of Religious Research. Schwadel, an associate professor of
sociology, looked at 1,800 U.S. adults' reported religious beliefs
and practices and their education.
change their perspective because, as people move through high
school and college, they acquire an ever-wider range of
friendships, including people with different beliefs than their
own, Schwadel says. "People don't want to say their friends
are going to hell," he says.... Read this in full at
LARGEST CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY WITH 62,000 ONLINE STUDENTS
University, known as being one of the largest Christian
universities in the United States has acquired another accolade:
it has become the largest Christian online university. The school
announced last month that its online enrollment is now at
approximately 62,000 students.
numbers in conjunction with more than 12,000 on-campus enrollments
make Liberty the largest Christian university in the world. “This
is a historic event for Liberty University Online, enrollment
management and Liberty University,” said Chris Johnson, vice
president for enrollment management. “We want to give thanks
to the Lord for making this accomplishment possible.” ....
Read this in full at
BIBLE’S BAD GUYS
the remains of an ancient metropolis in southern Israel,
archaeologists are piecing together the history of a people
remembered chiefly as the bad guys of the Hebrew Bible.
The city of
Gath, where the annual digging season began this week, is helping
scholars paint a more nuanced portrait of the Philistines, who
appear in the biblical story as the perennial enemies of the
to 3,000 years ago, Gath was on the frontier between the
Philistines, who occupied the Mediterranean coastal plain, and the
Israelites, who controlled the inland hills. The city’s most
famous resident, according to the Book of Samuel, was Goliath -
the giant warrior improbably felled by the young shepherd David
and his sling.
Philistines “are the ultimate other, almost, in the biblical
story,” said Aren Maeir of Bar-Ilan University, the
archaeologist in charge of the excavation.... Read this in full at
DURING BAD TIMES
are happier and outnumber the non-religious in societies under
stress but their numerical edge diminishes during peace, US
researchers say. Study leader Ed Diener, an emeritus professor of
psychology at the University of Illinois who is also a senior
scientist with the Gallup Organization, analyzed data from the
2005-2009 Gallup World Poll, a survey of people in more than 150
predict religiousness," Diener says in a statement.
"Difficult circumstances lead more strongly to people being
religious and in religious societies and in difficult
circumstances, religious people are happier than non-religious
people. But in non-religious societies or more benign societies
where many people's needs are met, religious people aren't happier
-- everyone's happier." .... Read this in full at
A blonde and a
lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from Los Angeles
to New York City. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun
game? The tired blonde just wants to take a nap, politely declines
and rolls over to the window to catch a few winks. The lawyer
persists and explains that the game is easy and a lot of fun.
"I ask you a question, and if you don't know the answer, you
pay me $5, and vise versa." Again, she declines and tries to
get some sleep.
lawyer, now agitated, says, "Okay, if you don't know the
answer you pay me $5, and if I don't know the answer, I will pay
you $500." This catches the blonde's attention and, figuring
there will be no end to this torment unless she plays, agrees to
the game. The lawyer asks the first question.
the distance from the earth to the moon?"
blonde doesn't say a word, reaches into her purse, pulls out a $5
bill and hands it to the lawyer.
says the lawyer, "your turn."
asks the lawyer, "What goes up a hill with three legs and
comes down with four legs?"
lawyer, puzzled, takes out his laptop computer and searches all
his references, no answer. He hops on the Internet and searches
Google and the Library of Congress. No answer. Frustrated, he
sends e-mails to all his friends and coworkers, to no avail. After
an hour, he wakes the blonde, and hands her $500.
says, "Thank you," and turns back to get some more
lawyer, who is more than a little miffed, wakes the blonde and
asks, "Well, what's the answer?"
a word, the blonde reaches into her purse, hands the lawyer $5,and
goes back to sleep.
PASTORS DIVIDED ON
WHEN TO PERFORM WEDDINGS
Protestant pastors have widely varying standards for when they
will and will not perform wedding ceremonies, according to a new
survey by LifeWay Research.
survey of 1,000 randomly selected Protestant pastors found that a
majority (58%) will perform weddings for couples they know are
living together. Nearly a third (31%) will not, and 10% are not
survey's results, published in the summer edition of LifeWay's
Facts and Trends magazine, also found that only 5% of pastors will
not perform a marriage ceremony if the bride or groom has been
divorced. The majority (61%) will perform a ceremony for a
divorced person "depending on the reason for the divorce"
while 31% will perform a ceremony for a divorced person
"regardless of the reason for the divorce.".... Read
this in full at
WHY IS WORLD TOILET
DAY (WTD), EVERY NOVEMBER 19TH, NECESSARY?
Heath F. Carelock
may seem to be a strange question to ask of those of us living in
a Western country, but for the huge number of people around the
world living in such terrible conditions; it is a necessary event
because there are 2.6 billion people without access to sanitation.
One of the
only ways to address this challenge in the social realm is through
public awareness that changes public will and changes public
policy, with money and production of sanitation resources to
follow these greater changes. WTD is necessary because people's
dignity is on the line who don't have toilets, and the humanity of
people who can afford toilets is also on the line.
detail often missed is that because people lack sanitation,
diseases are more common and threatening among these populations,
such that over 1 million children die each year from diarrheal
infections and complications.
Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organization, began World
Toilet Day because of these challenges. He wanted the event to
catch on like Earth Day and other signature days like Valentine's
Day. For Jack, it is important that the idea of WTD grows to a
tipping point that people hold their governments responsible for
solutions to solve this solvable problem.... Read this in full at
MAF HELPING FIGHT
CHOLERA AND MEASLES EPIDEMICS IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
cholera and measles sicken thousands in the Democratic Republic of
Congo (DRC), Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is providing
desperately needed flight services to assist medical agencies in
their efforts to combat these deadly diseases.
measles epidemic has threatened the DRC for the past nine months.
MAF, a faith-based relief organization that brings aid to needy
people in remote areas of the world, has been flying medical
workers and supplies into the areas most affected.
the past month MAF has carried some 100 medical staff and 14,000
pounds of vaccines and medical supplies to support 24 mobile
clinics that Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans
Frontières, MSF) has launched to fight measles.... Read
this in full at
FAITH-BASED APP TAKES MINISTRY MESSAGES MOBILE
(http://www.otheosnetwork.com/) has launched Otheos, a free mobile
application, available at Apple's iTunes App Store. It provides
its users with Christian content aggregated from ministries all
over the world. Otheos keeps Christians connected to their faith
24 hours a day by giving them real-time pastor postings, daily
devotionals and news, as well as, on-demand access to a rapidly
growing, searchable database of inspirational video clips and full
length productions of current and historical Christian sermons,
music, shows, special events and more. Otheos, meaning "Oh
Holy God," originates from Greek, the original written
language of the New Testament.... Read this in full at
IS THAT ALL THERE
IS?: SECULARISM AND ITS DISCONTENTS
have a friend, an analytic philosopher and convinced atheist, who
told me that she sometimes wakes in the middle of the night,
anxiously turning over a series of ultimate questions: “How
can it be that this world is the result of an accidental big bang?
How could there be no design, no metaphysical purpose? Can it be
that every life—beginning with my own, my husband’s,
my child’s, and spreading outward—is cosmically
irrelevant?” In the current intellectual climate, atheists
are not supposed to have such thoughts. We are locked into our
rival certainties — religiosity on one side, secularism on
the other — and to confess to weakness on this order is like
a registered Democrat wondering if she is really a Republican, or
are theological questions without theological answers, and, if the
atheist is not supposed to entertain them, then, for slightly
different reasons, neither is the religious believer. Religion
assumes that they are not valid questions because it has already
answered them; atheism assumes that they are not valid questions
because it cannot answer them. But as one gets older, and parents
and peers begin to die, and the obituaries in the newspaper are no
longer missives from a faraway place but local letters, and one’s
own projects seem ever more pointless and ephemeral, such moments
of terror and incomprehension seem more frequent and more
piercing, and, I find, as likely to arise in the middle of the day
as the night.... Read this in full at
I am not as good
as I should be. I am not as good as I could be. But thank God I’m
better than I used to be!
VERSE TO PONDER
with humility, set aside all moral filth and the growth of
wickedness, and welcome the word planted deep inside you —
the very word that is able to save you.”
WEEK'S HYMN: KEEP THYSELF PURE
William Boyd, 1864
thyself pure! Christ’s soldier, hear,
life’s loud strife, the calls rings clear.
speaks: His word obey;
shall thy strength be as thy day.
thyself pure! Thrice blessèd he
heart from taint of sin is free;
feet shall stand where saints have trod,
with rapt eyes shall see his God.
thyself pure! For He Who died,
for thy sake sanctified;
hear Him speaking from the skies,
victor o’er temptation rise.
Holy Spirit, keep us pure,
us Thy strength when sins allure;
bodies are Thy temple, Lord;
Thou in thought and act adored.
is the greatest of all forces, because it honors God and brings
him into active aid.”
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