In December, Christianity Today released its 2018 Book Award winners, and intriguing titles abound. From a book on selfies to one on hospitality from Rosaria Butterfield, this year’s best books address pertinent themes from a Christian perspective.
With the end of the Civil War in 1865, the black church and its worship gained a more public face, even in the South. Black groups within white churches could separate and begin self-determining congregations. [Read more…]
Explore the intersection of Bible and technology at this year’s BibleTech conference, coming to Seattle on April 11–12, 2019.
Learn about advances in biblical studies from over 25 leaders in the tech, Bible translation, and publishing industries. Plan on discovering new ways technological advances equip us to explore and share God’s Word.
Presentations at the conference include: [Read more…]
In preparation for this blog post, I asked my 13-year-old nephew what he valued most in a small group leader. He said, “I just want someone who really wants to know me and cares about my life.”
That takes the pressure off being a perfect leader, doesn’t it? Students have an uncanny ability to sense when someone’s being fake, but they will respond to authenticity all day. [Read more…]
When a Christian businessman tried to share Scripture with a non-Christian, he was met with laughter.
Not because of the Word, but because of the words—the “strange” English of the KJV. [Read more…]
This month we’re celebrating Black History Month on the blog, and we’ll be featuring writings and teachings from African-American Christians past and present.
In this lecture from History and Theology of the African American Church, Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr. describes theological development among African-American slaves. [Read more…]
We’re always adding new shows and movies to Faithlife TV Plus, and we’re excited to announce our newest additions:
The King James Version is the most widely read Bible in the United States. But over the last 400 years, English has changed in subtle ways few modern readers will recognize. [Read more…]