How Living in Light of Eternity Radically Changes Our Priorities

Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus. Episode 37: How Living in Light of Eternity Radically Changes Our Priorities Kerilee Van Schooten, Church Evangelism Research and Ministries Coordinator at the Billy Graham Center, talks about how to view our whole life as a ‘short-term mission trip’ and why… Continue reading How Living in Light of Eternity Radically Changes Our Priorities

With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health

How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need. This summer, on lawns all over my small hometown, a crop of signs appeared, bearing witness to what had happened in our area over the past year. Several teen suicides had rocked our quiet community in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, and people were… Continue reading With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health

Walking in Obedience to the Promptings of God’s Spirit and His Command to Love: Lessons from Burning Man

Many of the people at Burning Man are searching for something to satisfy them spiritually Burning Man is an annual festival that draws over 70,000 people to the desert of Black Rock City, Nevada, during the week leading up to Labor Day. One of the core values of this community is radical self-expression, which includes… Continue reading Walking in Obedience to the Promptings of God’s Spirit and His Command to Love: Lessons from Burning Man