Graham Fletcher

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How the Fences & Railings Adorning London’s Buildings Doubled (by Design) as Civilian Stretchers in World War II

London is a particularly rich destination for visitors with an interest in World War II:<p>Blitz-specific walking tours…<p>…and the scabby steel …

Reflections on My Conversation With an Abortion Provider

<i>Editor’s Note: In order to engage the conversation happening during National Sanctity of Life Day, RELEVANT asked our writers to critically engage</i> …

Top 20 Church Management Software Solutions of 2018

Churches and other religious organizations have evolved to the point that managing them now requires more than just a church leader calling the …

The Most Comforting Words In The English Language (When God Feels So Far Away)

The other day I was driving in the car with my 14 year old, when she asked me, “Dad, why does God feel so far away sometimes? It feels like he’s …

A Fact No Trump Voter Can Deny: Illegitimacy hangs over Donald Trump’s pending presidency

December 15, 2016 by Frank Schaeffer<p>(Photo YouTube)<p>“The dark cloud of illegitimacy continues to grow darker. Before the Electors submit their ballots …

A Review of NT Wright’s Latest

A Review of NT Wright’s Latest<p>December 13, 2016 by Scot McKnight<p>In my New Testament cohort at Northern Seminary I have a bundle of very good …

Brueggemann’s Econo-meneutics

Brueggemann’s Econo-meneutics<p>December 15, 2016 by Scot McKnight<p>One can narrate the Bible from a host of angles, and Walter Brueggemann (<b>Money and</b> …

Reclaiming Your Story by Merle R. Jordan

December 15, 2016 by Jim Erwin<p><b>Reclaiming Your Story by Merle R. Jordan</b><p><i>Reclaiming Your Story</i> by Merle R. Jordan is about as the subtitle states: …

Can “Authentic Christianity” Be Found Today?

Can “Authentic Christianity” Be Found Today?<p>March 8, 2015 by Roger E. Olson<p>Can “Authentic Christianity” Be Found Today?<p>Like many Christians I grew up …

The Problem with Biblical Authority - OnFaith

In my book <i>Scripture and the Authority of God</i>, I outline a fresh way of talking about biblical authority that is rooted in the Bible — in contrast, I …

N.T. Wright on Pentecost

June 8, 2014 by Michael F. Bird<p>Its Pentecost Sunday, the one day of the year where we are all Pentecostal … to some extent or other.<p>Any way, here’s a …

Why 'God and the Gay Christian' Is Wrong

In March 2012, Matthew Vines posted a video on YouTube suggesting that "being gay is not a sin," and that the Bible "does not condemn, loving, …

Why the Rapture isn’t Biblical… And Why it Matters

Why the Rapture isn’t Biblical… And Why it Matters<p>June 4, 2014 by Kurt Willems<p>I grew up in church culture. Most of what I recall from those early …

No, Matthew Vines, These 7 Bible Quotes Do Not Support Same-Sex Marriage

There's no new revelation under the sun that can sanction same-sex relationships. See how gay activism works.

The Apostle Paul and Homosexuality—Answering Homosexual Objections (Part 1)

Not until the sexual revolution of the 1960s did "gay liberation theologians" emerge to dispute and distort the plain reading of Scripture on the …

The Apostle Paul and Homosexuality—Answering Homosexual Objections (Part 2)

Easter Bible Verses: 7 Scriptures About The Resurrection of Jesus

April 13, 2014 by Jack Wellman<p>The resurrection of Jesus Christ is one of the most powerful beliefs in Christianity? What are some of the most …

Surprised by N.T. Wright

People who are asked to write about N. T. Wright may find they quickly run out of superlatives. He is the most prolific biblical scholar in a …

3 Last-Days Views That Lead to Massive Deception

Throughout its history, Christianity has had various end-times views that ushered believers into full-blown deception. Joseph Mattera spells out …

5 Reasons Why Calvinism Makes Me Want To Gouge My Eyes Out

March 12, 2014 by Benjamin L. Corey<p>I have a confession to make.<p>Well, it’s more like a profession:<p>Out of all of the theologies in the world, I find …

New Testament

Hot and Holy

When it comes to the Christian view of sex, confusion abounds, despite a deepening stack of books on the subject. Denny Burk, associate professor of …

Pro-Choice Yet Pro-Life?

May 19, 2013 by Frank Schaeffer<p>Can one be pro-life and yet pro-choice? More and more people are saying that they believe that life indeed starts at …

God Behind the Veil

I was sitting expectantly in the doctor's office, waiting for the results of some tests. I had convinced myself that there was nothing wrong. At …

Sacramental Preaching

St. Peter Preaching in the Presence of St. Mark (detail), Fra Angelico<p>In sacramental traditions, the concept of preaching, and even the corporate …

Theology

Difficult Scriptures: Romans 5:12-17

<i>12 When Adam sinned, sin entered the world. Adam’s sin brought death, so death spread to everyone, for everyone sinned. 13 Yes, people sinned even</i> …

Theology

Rob Bell's 'Ginormous' Mirror

As far as I can tell, any classic, middle-of-the-road Christian can offer a hearty "Amen" to a great deal of Rob Bell's theology.<p>The former pastor of …

Why People Get So Mad at Pastors

A friend of mine recently changed careers after being in pastoral ministry for nearly a decade. I asked him how his new job was going. "Really well," …

ChristianityToday.com

There is nothing more exciting than a ministry that demonstrably requires the resurrection power of Jesus Christ from day one.<p>Quick to Listen | 43 min<p>…

Roberto Rossellini and the 'Moral Point of View'

The film pioneer Roberto Rossellini (who married Ingrid Bergman and fathered acclaimed actress Isabella Rossellini) thought there was something more …

Now you see it…

The Grant Tank used by Field Marshal Montgomery at the Battle of El Alamein will be the first vehicle to be moved from the ground floor of the Large …