Category Archives: Principles

Hearing from Howard

I’ve just heard from Howard Snyder that once people have had a chance to input, he’s willing to respond to the comments. So start writing. . .

Ten Major Trends

Almost twenty years ago Howard Snyder wrote Foresight: Ten Major Trends Facing the Church. It’s uncanny how close he came to predicting future reality. Here’s a list of the trends he predicted: 1. From regional churches to world Church. 2. From scattered growth to broad revival. 3. From Communist China to Christian China. 4. From […]

God Behind Barbed Wire

Just read an inspiring story of the conversion of the theologian Jurgen Moltmann. It’s subtitled “How a Nazi-soldier-turned-theologian found hope.” A reminder of the power of the the Gospel to change the human heart. You can read it here. I’m interested in movements because I just want to keep hearing stories like these.

Movements and the World Christian Movement

The Church must be forever building, and always decaying, and always being restored. T. S. Eliot I grew up in a Baptist church. I came to faith in a Youth for Christ rally. In my teens and twenties the church I attended was shaped by the influence of Evangelicalism, the Charismatic renewal and the Church […]