Resources in News and Culture

Not a day goes by that we don’t use some form of technology. Technology’s influence on our lives stretches back thousands of years to the use of shovels and spears. Whether it’s as simple as a chair or as complex... Continue...

As church leadership learns about abuse and begins to formulate policies, there is more work to be done—the church must be prepared to respond appropriately to disclosures of abuse in a loving, Christ-honoring way. Abuse of children is a sin... Continue...

Free, downloadable bulletin insert for use by your church on Social Issues Sunday.  Continue...

Government is a God-ordained institution (Rom.13), and Christians have an opportunity to shape public policies for the love of neighbor and the common good. We know God cares deeply about the role and work of the government in society, and... Continue...

It had to be somebody who’d plow deep and straight and not cut corners; somebody to seed, weed, feed, breed and rake and disc and plow and plant and tie the fleece and strain the milk and replenish the self-feeder... Continue...

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church was founded 35 years ago by pastor Bryant Wright, in a doctor's office. The church has since grown tremendously. Since its founding, Bryant Wright has transformed from a church planter to an influential pastor in the... Continue...

Child predators are looking for opportunities to gain trust in order to embed themselves into relationships and communities. Within these relationships, they are looking for opportunities to abuse children and youth. This type of offender uses relationships, positions of authority,... Continue...

On July 9, the U.K. Parliament intervened in the politics of Northern Ireland by voting for a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage and abortion. Under the current law, same-sex couples can only attain civil partnership status. Likewise, abortion is... Continue...

Abuse has, tragically, been a part of the story of more people than we dared imagine. And the devastating truth is that much of this abuse has happened within the church, by those who proclaim God’s name.  Jenn Greenberg is... Continue...

Churches and youth-serving organizations attract offenders. Churches, specifically, are easy targets because there tends to be a high level of trust, as well as a great need for volunteers to ensure that programs operate and run smoothly.  For this reason,... Continue...