Category Archives: Younger Evangelicals

A painful and humbling truth

A painful and humbling truth we must hear… Continue reading

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A neglected area of teaching in the church

How do we remain serious about lines between belief and unbelief (between those who live in the boundaries of saving grace and those who do not), while at the same time showing active appreciation for all that is good, beautiful and outside of those boundaries? Continue reading

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Challenges and Opportunities

As the culture moves further from God, we have an even greater opportunity live out the identity Jesus assigned when he said,…. Continue reading

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18-29 Year olds

I don’t pretend to be an expert in this area but I’ve been privileged to have more than 28 years of ministry working with those in the life phase of emerging adulthood. This also happens to be the age group of our four adult children. In view of this, I offer 10 suggestions for ministry as a means to better serve those we care deeply about. I also welcome feedback (correction, expansion, explanation, etc…). Continue reading

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Living on Mission

Eight Identity Markers and Callings of Christ Followers “Missions is an authorized activity carried out by the tenants on the instructions of the owner of the property” (by Christopher Wright,). Salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13) Light of the world (Matthew … Continue reading

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Common grace and the local Church

Younger evangelicals tend to be suspicious of some of the non-negotiable lines drawn by their spiritual predecessors. This is particularly the case where those lines were used to make strong distinctions between those (Christians) who were in from those who were out. Suspicions … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design: an interview with Stephen Meyer


Posted in Academy, Anthropology, Christian worldview, Creation, God, Human dignity, Intelligent Design, Meaning of life, Mother Nature?, Nihilism, Philosophy, Questioning God, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Science, Seeking God, Worldview, Younger Evangelicals | Leave a comment