Archives for Jul 2011

The Blond-haired, Blue-Eyed, “Christian” face of Terrorism: Killing in Norway

The potential for evil in the human heart knows no racial boundaries, and hating and killing in the name of God knows no religious boundaries. There are extremists among all races and all religions. But Jesus confronted the tradition of hating your enemy head-on in the Sermon on the Mount: "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' But I say to you, love your enemies” (Matthew 5:43-44). In this blog, read Rick Love's response to the recent terrorist attack in Norway.

Multi-faith Dialogue: Being Both Friendly and Faithful

Jim Mullins blogs about Multi-Faith Dialogue and how Muslims and Christians can work together for the common good without compromising what we believe.

Love God and Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor

Sixty one people gathered recently at the Mile High Vineyard in Arvada, Colorado to obey Jesus’ command to “love your neighbor.” Almost half of those attending were Muslim – from the Abu Bakr Mosque in Denver. We gathered to share, to talk, and to break down barriers… by breaking bread together.

Speaking of Jesus: Why Carl Medearis's New Book Rocks

Speaking of Jesus by Carl Medearis is the best book you can read about evangelism. Why? Because evangelism is neither a method nor an approach. It is not a what or a how. It is a who – Jesus is the good news.

An Historic Declaration Which Should Be Widely Studied and Implemented

Because of my position at Yale University, I have unique opportunities to meet regularlywith some of the very top Muslim religious leaders from around the world. For some I am the only evangelical Christian they have ever met, so they naturally ask me about issues in Evangelical-Muslim relations. They are often surprised to learn that religious liberty is among the paramount concerns we wish to raise with our Muslim friends.

Common God, Common Purpose - Part 2

Last month, David Johnston began a two-part blog series about the theological commonalities between Abrahamic faiths, and the common purpose it gives them. Read his concluding thoughts in this post.

It's a Miracle!

Liberal Protestants, Catholics and Evangelicals Unite … to Produce a Ground Breaking Document: “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World