church in the world

Global Diaspora Network

Global Diaspora Network

Amazingly 1 billion people are living outside the country of their birth. There are only 7 billion on the planet. I don’t want to discuss the politics of this (right now 🙂) but it is amazing what this means for starting churches and for helping people become followers of Jesus. In the video below notice some incredible stuff: There are… Read more →

Truthful society

Truthful society

I found something to be really quite interesting in a book called “Truth and Transformation: A Manifesto for Ailing Nations” by Vishal Mangalwadi. obviously the the book is trying to talk about nations and society. He makes his comments, that I find so interesting, on the heels of discussing knowledge and how knowledge and the Bible are key to building… Read more →

Legislating Christianity

Legislating Christianity

I am reading a couple of books right now. Today I spent time in Steve Monsma’s Healing For a Broken World: Christian Perspective on Public Policy. I appreciate his clear thinking. My favorite quote from the book today is: I believe we Christians ought to be as concerned for the religious freedom of our Jewish or Muslim neighbors and for… Read more →

State of Christianity (Evangelical)

State of Christianity (Evangelical)

This is a great video on the global statistics on Christianity (Evangelical) done by Intervarsity. Nicely done. It was presented at the Urbana conference. Here is where you can get more videos from the Urban2009 conference. I put evangelical in parenthesis since although they do not say specifically that they are talking about evangelicals the statistics do express that. I’m evangelical… Read more →