The Word Today

May 27, 2019
Bible Translation Projects Are Preserving Endangered Languages

Bible Translation Projects Are Preserving Endangered Languages

While the world loses a language every 40 days, translation efforts bring new life to threatened tongues. Bible translators have made it a priority to give people around the world the chance to study Scripture in their “heart language.” Even if Christians are able to understand another language,...

¿Debería la Evangelización Ser la Más Alta Prioridad de los Cristianos en el Trabajo?

¿Debería la Evangelización Ser la Más Alta Prioridad de los Cristianos en el Trabajo?

Los expertos aconsejan sobre el Foro Mundial del Trabajo del Movimiento Lausana. Read in English | Ler em português Esta semana, el Movimiento de Lausana ha reunido a 700 líderes cristianos en Manila para su Foro Mundial del Trabajo. Entre los muchos temas en discusión se encuentra el lugar donde...

O Ministério no Local de Trabalho é Primordialmente Sobre Evangelização?

O Ministério no Local de Trabalho é Primordialmente Sobre Evangelização?

Especialistas aconselham sobre o Fórum Mundial do Trabalho de Movimento Lausanne. Read in English | Leer en español Esta semana, o Movimento Lausanne reuniu 700 líderes cristãos em Manila para o seu Fórum Mundial de Trabalho. Entre os muitos tópicos em discussão é onde o evangelismo deve estar...

Should Evangelism Be the Highest Priority of Christians at Work?

Should Evangelism Be the Highest Priority of Christians at Work?

Experts weigh in at the Lausanne Movement’s Global Workplace Forum. Leer en español | Ler em português This week, the Lausanne Movement has gathered 700 Christian leaders in Manila for its Global Workplace Forum. Among the many topics under discussion is where evangelism should rank among the...

US Continues to Condemn China’s ‘War on Faith’

US Continues to Condemn China’s ‘War on Faith’

A new State Department report notes some “good news,” like improving conditions in Uzbekistan, though the list of worst religious persecutors remains largely unchanged. The US State Department is taking new steps to call out China as one of the world’s worst violators of religious freedom. Last...

A Political Theology of ‘Power to the People’

A Political Theology of ‘Power to the People’

Democracy is a useful way to organize our politics. Should it organize other areas of life as well? It’s no secret that the last number of years have been rather dispiriting, socially and politically, for Christians of almost all stripes in the United States. For social conservatives, the...

8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement:  Part 7 - Add In Order to Multiply

8 Simple (but not easy) Rules for Movement: Part 7 - Add In Order to Multiply

There are three elements of addition that must undergird any church that wants sustainable multiplication. As with any process, it’s easy to overlook the simple, ongoing fundamentals that are necessary to sustain momentum. Take marriage, for example. The longer you are married, the greater the...

What Psychology Offers Christians Amid Political Polarization

What Psychology Offers Christians Amid Political Polarization

Scholars describe the difficulties and benefits of humility, but Christ offers an example. Unprepared for all the political drama after the 2016 election, a number of churches split up over disagreements on whether Christians should support President Trump or not. As we face the 2020 election, the...

Prayer & Polarization

Prayer & Polarization

Amid societal polarization, American churches are dedicated July 7th to pray for the country. Polarization has been trending for a long time. Especially in politics, but also in education, religion, economics, race, and more. Even suggesting a place in the lonely middle-of-the-road can spark...

Bibles Threatened by US Trade War with China, Christian Publishers Warn

Bibles Threatened by US Trade War with China, Christian Publishers Warn

HarperCollins, Tyndale, and others warn Trump administration that 25-percent tariff hike will make God’s Word harder to get—and could cause some translations to be discontinued. The next victim of the mounting trade war between the United States and China: God’s Word. Although books have escaped...

The Gleaner’s Edge

The Gleaner’s Edge

How an Old Testament practice can transform the way we do business today. Gleaning, the Old Testament practice whereby farmers left an unharvested margin around their fields and the poor came and picked from it, was at the heart of the Book of Ruth. Was gleaning only an ancient agricultural...

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