Resources in News and Culture

When I received the news that David Powlison had passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, I immediately messaged those closest to me to let them know the news. Though I knew his illness was progressing, I was... Continue...

Some Christians maintain that they are not able to participate or serve in government faithfully as a Christian. They might say that politics is inherently dirty and corrupt. Therefore, to engage in politics sullies us and our witness. Or perhaps... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 8, 2019—In advance of the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, June 11-12, in Birmingham, Ala., the SBC Sexual Abuse Advisory Group has released a public report on church sexual abuse. Upon its formation in July... Continue...

In response to the revelations of a sexual abuse crisis in American society and recognizing that such abuse has occurred within our Southern Baptist churches, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J. D. Greear commissioned a Sexual Abuse Advisory Group. He... Continue...

"Ugh," was the grimacing response of someone in my church when I told her the book I was reading is titled The Politics of Ministry: Navigating Power Dynamics and Negotiating Interests. Politics is not pretty, and we'd prefer not to... Continue...

The American church is facing an abuse crisis. Is your church doing all it can to be safe for survivors and safe from abuse?   What is the Caring Well Challenge?   The Caring Well Challenge (CWC) is a unified... Continue...

Thirty-five years ago this week, President Ronald Reagan stood on a beach in Normandy, France and gave a speech recounting the events of D-Day, commending those who fought the battle, and connecting the fight against Nazi totalitarianism to the fight... Continue...

Today is the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, an event that stunned the world, and resulted in the murder of Chinese citizens, killed at the hands of their own government. Student-led protests began in Beijing, as they called... Continue...

Becoming a Church that Cares Well for the Abused (churchcares.com) is a training experience designed to equip the church on how to respond well to the initial report of abuse. This free resource brings together top experts in the areas... Continue...

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3, 2019—The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention will host an event on “Sexual Abuse and the Southern Baptist Convention,” during the annual SBC meeting in Birmingham, Ala., Monday, June 10 at 9:00 p.m. CT in... Continue...