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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

US Missionary May Get Russia's Anti-Evangelism Law Overturned

7 Boring Ways the Church Can Change the World
Honestly, it's nothing radical.
Brett McCracken
In 2010, sociologist James Davison Hunter published To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World. In this much-discussed book, Hunter critiqued the (largely failed) tactics of contemporary Christians to change the world, arguing instead for an approach he called "faithful presence," a sort of "seek the welfare of the city" (Jer. 29:7, ESV) focus on bringing flourishing to whatever spheres we inhabit. But as much as "faithful presence" has become established in the evangelical lexicon since Hunter's book, do we really know what it looks like practically? continue reading >>

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The Exchange
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