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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Learning from Immigrant Pastors

Moody Bible President and COO Both Resign, Provost Retires
Board unanimously decides "it is time for a new season of leadership."
Kate Shellnutt
Amid "widespread concerns over the direction" of Moody Bible Institute (MBI), the historic Chicago school announced today that President J. Paul Nyquist and Chief Operating Officer Steve Mogck have resigned, while Provost Junias Venugopal has retired. "Let there be no mistake that the Board of Trustees holds these three men in high regard for their ethical, moral, and spiritual leadership," stated Randy Fairfax, chair of the board of trustees. continue reading >>

CT Pastors
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
Marshall Shelley
Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Amy Julia Becker
Does 1 Huge New Church in Egypt Make Up for Troubles with 24 Small Ones?
Government says worship in hundreds of unregistered churches is allowed. Will neighbors agree?
Jayson Casper in Cairo
The Exchange
Video-Driven, Multisite Church Planting in Rural North America
Bringing big church opportunities to small communities
Andy Addis

In Case You Missed It

The Top 50 Countries Where It's Most Dangerous to Follow Jesus
If trends continue, North Korea will no longer be the world's worst persecutor of Christians.
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
Richard Stearns Is Leaving World Vision
Longest-serving leader will retire this year with Christian relief organization poised to help millions more than before.
Morgan Lee
Who Are You Without Your Props?
Why your identity isn't rooted in possessions and appearances.
Klyne R. Snodgrass
6 Issues To Consider Before Pastoring A Church That Needs A Turnaround
Turnarounds always take longer than our projected timelines. And they almost never happen the way we expect.
Karl Vaters
Swipe Right for Jesus
How Tinder helped me come to terms with my evangelical identity.
Tori Rowe
The 8 People Americans Trust More Than Their Local Pastor
Despite hitting another record low in Gallup assessment, clergy are still seen as more honest and ethical than 13 other professions.
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra
Smile When You Talk On The Phone
People are more open to hear hard truths when they're delivered from a positive mindset.
Karl Vaters
The Exchange
Visionary Leadership
President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference contributes to a new series
Samuel Rodriguez
Latino Churches Fear Impact of Homeland Security Decisions
US removes deportation protections from largely evangelical group of 200,000 Salvadorans.
Kate Shellnutt
Biggest Mennonite Conference Leaves Denomination
In another same-sex marriage split, Mennonite Church USA loses a sixth of its members.
Kate Shellnutt

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