New Zealand…As we weep with those who weep following the mass murder at 2 mosques, let us consider the overwhelming secularizing trend in the island nation in just the past twenty years. According to the 2013 NZ Census, four out of every ten New Zealanders are no longer affiliated with an organised religious group. And […]
I thought for sure I had misheard the word. Surely he meant to say reunion or onion. But neither of those words made sense either. I asked him to repeat himself. He said, “He’s got to stop runyons, he just needs to stop.” So I asked, “Exactly what does runyons mean?” He laughed, “Oh, it’s […]
We are re-posting this spotlight interview with Joni Eareckson Tada in response to news that physician-assisted suicide is being normalized through legalization across the country. More resources are available on this topic: Free downloadable resource “Speaking truth into the right to die conversation.” Here is another conversation with Joni on Connecting Faith on the release […]
Disturbing trend: Half of Millennials and Gen Z Prefer Living in Socialist Country Again, let’s take a deep breath and note that people who actually understand Socialism and it’s very real impacts do not prefer those outcomes to capitalism – the benefits of which they take for granted every day. The conversations necessary today require […]
Kara Powell is the executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is named by Christianity Today as one of 50 women you should know. Kara is the co-author with Steve Argue of Growing With: Every Parents Guide To Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in […]
Discipline. When we first hear the word discipline it does not ordinarily bring to mind thoughts of joyful anticipation. When we think of discipline we don’t think of luxuriating in a warm bubble bath by candlelight to soft music. We think instead about being sent to our rooms or losing privileges. We tend to think […]
Carmen LaBerge is a writer, speaker, and Christian talk-radio host. Since seminary, Carmen has served in congregational, national renewal, and media ministries all with the goal of equipping Christians for faithful witness in the real world. She seeks to mobilize Christians to get off the sidelines and into the cultural conversations of the day in ways that honor Jesus.
Carmen is a graduate of the University of Florida with an M.Div. from Princeton. She lives near Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and family.
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