Tuesday, January 28, 2014

CT DIRECT - JANUARY 28.2014

Christianity Today Direct Newsletter
Tuesday, January 28, 2014    


GLOBAL GOSPEL PROJECT
Hummus and the Holy Spirit
Like the popular Middle Eastern dish, our understanding of the Trinity relies on a delicate blend of ingredients. Did one small change to the Nicene Creed alter the recipe, or enhance the original?
Bradley Nassif

"Allahu Akbar. I bear witness that there is no god but Allah. I bear witness that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah." For the first year of the Global Gospel Project, CT focused on doctrines about the person of Jesus; in year two, we looked at God the Father. For year three of the project, we will look at doctrines related to the Holy Spirit. Recently, the Holy Spirit—specifically his role inspiring the expressive, charismatic spiritual gifts—has been at the center of debate among American Christians. But historically, the debate has focused on the Spirit's place in the Trinity. It is a leading factor in the longstanding division of the church between East and West....

Read Hummus and the Holy Spirit
'The Painted Table' offers a realistic picture of a family's struggle with schizophrenia.
Amy Simpson

Kids and adults alike need the freedom to do what they love.
Rachel Marie Stone

D.C. and Honolulu surge most when Bible Gateway compares its data to American Bible Society's list of the most 'Bible-minded' cities in America.
Kate Tracy

Through investigations, dreams, and visions, Jesus asked me to forsake my Muslim family.
Nabeel Qureshi

What one leading Israeli Arab evangelical thinks American Christians can do to promote Mideast peace.
Interview by Timothy C. Morgan

A Christian response to advancing ultrasound technology.
Amy Julia Becker

They didn't set out to change history. But one modern scholar's research shows they did just that.
Andrea Palpant Dilley

How skywriting evangelism at Disney World challenged me in how I think about evangelism.
Ed Stetzer

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