Review of Engaging the Culture, Changing the World

Meet the Author Since 1996, Philip W. Eaton has served as the President of Seattle Pacific University, an Evangelical Protestant school of around 4,000 students.  Earlier in his career, he spent eight years as a professor of English and American literature followed by eight years in business as a commercial and industrial property developer.  Eaton has served on many boards, including the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Read More …

Another Day When the World Didn’t End

Harold Camping has been in the news the last several days thanks to his prediction (and his organization's costly campaign to alert the world) that the rapture will occur today at 6:00 p.m. in all time zones.  Writing for the Chicago Tribune, Manya A. Brachear explains: Don't mark your calendars yet. Reports that the world will end Saturday are greatly exaggerated, according to many evangelical Christian scholars. For starters, California radio host Harold Camping, 89, president of the Read More …

Presbyterians Provide Free Qur’ans

Over the last few months, the media has placed one "Christian pastor" in the spotlight over and over again as he planned to burn the Qur'an and more recently to hold an armed protest outside of a mosque. In stark contrast to his actions are those of many Christians who are motivated by love rather than hate.  Kristen Moulton's recent article in the The Salt Lake Tribune recognizes this by placing the actions of Terry Jones alongside those of the 458 member Wasatch Presbyterian Church (PCUSA). Read More …

Avoiding Common Ministry Mistakes

Scott Williams is the Campus Pastor of the Northwest Oklahoma City Campus of LifeChurch.tv, which  launched three years ago and already has an average weekly worship attendance of over 3,500.  To connect with Williams, read his blog, watch him on YouTube,  follow him on Twitter, or friend him on Facebook.  Previously, I have written posts based on or inspired by Williams on the topics of effective leadership and tweeting in worship (here and here). Last week Williams shared a list of five Read More …