Wednesday, August 5, 2015

CT Direct - August 05, 2015


Speaking Out
Hudson Taylor and the Power of Gentleness
How the missionary to China responded when his charges were murdered.
David Neff
Once upon a time in a land far away, a 4-year-old boy became an emperor. At first his aunt helped him rule, but when he turned 18, he took over, and he wanted to change many things. Imitating other countries, he founded a university... continue reading >>


Gleanings
'I'm Born Again': Sudan Frees Pastors Facing Death Penalty
The good news behind judge's guilty verdict.
 
The Exchange
Contextualize. Don't Merely Evangelize.
Christians must be willing to pursue contextualization for reasons other than evangelism.
 
The Exchange
Morning Roundup 8/5/15
When Strategy is King; Feminists Fight Against Abortion; Loving the People You Lead
 
Gleanings
North Korea Reveals Why It Captured Canadian Megachurch Pastor
After hundreds of humanitarian trips, Toronto pastor has been detained since January.
 
Gleanings
$70,000 Minimum Wage Brings Bible Parable to Life (Unfortunately)
Seattle CEO loses employees, faces lawsuit, in modern-day twist of Matthew 20's workers in the vineyard.
 
Speaking Out
How to Protect Endangered Religious Groups You Admire
When religious liberty and billions of dollars for the poor and oppressed are threatened.
 
Her.meneutics
Are We Putting Too Much Faith in Video?
What you see isn't all you get.
 
Reviews
Why True Crime Is Making a Comeback
We have all been Jinxed and Serialed.
 
The Exchange
Unleashed: An Interview with Eric Mason
What does it look like to be made into the likeness of Jesus?

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