Despite failures, Spirit-filled theology can show us how to respond to the pandemic. It’s not exactly a secret: Many Pentecostals have responded to the current pandemic in ways that are both bizarre and troubling. These responses have overshadowed the sanity and generosity of many faithful, Spirit-filled Christians and reinforced the idea that Pentecostal theology is cheap and silly. This is unfortunate because Pentecostalism has many gifts to give. At its best, it is mystical and prophetic and teaches us to live deeply prayerful lives. Pentecostal theology teaches us that ministry must begin and end in prayer. It teaches us we…

On the 74th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear attack on Nagasaki, the city’s mayor urged world leaders to reconsider their views on nuclear weapons.

COO Edgar Sandoval will replace longtime leader Richard Stearns in October. One of World Vision US’s senior leaders, Edgar Sandoval, has been named its next president and CEO. Sandoval, who was born in Los Angeles but grew up surrounded by poverty in Guatemala and Venezuela, called his appointment “an improbable miracle of God,” having moved back to the US alone at 18 with $50, learned English, and built a career as a top executive. The Ivy League graduate and former Procter & Gamble vice president has served as World Vision US’s chief operating officer since 2015. Sandoval replaces outgoing president…

Most of us know that the Bible is sometimes also called “The Good Book”. I believe it is referred to as such because it is the Word of God and God is good. Even so, we do see bloodshed in the way of… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

We do not have the privilege of hearing Jesus face-to-face like Mary did. But through His Spirit he calls us out individually. He speaks our name.