Posts tagged "mission"

First, Do No Evangelizing

Ashley Baxstrom: New in the world of right-wing medical care: meet the American College of Pediatrics, “a national organization of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children.” Warren Throckmorton, associate professor of psychology at Grove City College and Clinical Advisory Board member of the American Association of...

Moses, Making Introductions

Ashley Baxstrom:  Are you on Facebook? Do you like games? Are you a fan of Biblical lore? It’s your lucky day!California-based web gaming company, Hexify, launched a new game for the social media platform earlier this month, "Journey of Moses," which, according to one CNN review, is the first Biblically-based Facebook game.
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Penetrating the Lostness!

Baptist leaders are worried. Baptism, a "ritual immersion" that, according to some, makes one saved -- and Baptist -- is in decline. On Monday the Southern Baptist Convention's medieval-sounding Great Commission Resurgence Task Force unveiled a plan titled "Penetrating the Lostness" that they hope will encourage members to increase tithing from...

Spiritual Cold War

The North Korean secret police “cannot staunch the word of the gospel,” writes The Times‘ Michael Sheridan. “Two of our party turned out to be Christian businessmen who had come from China carrying wads of cash. Korean-language Bibles have been smuggled in by the hundreds.” Christianity, suggests Sheridan, will break Chairman Kim’s hold — a possibility...