Ann Voskamp, Russell Moore, Jim Daly, and Jenny Yang on what it means to be pro-life

What does it mean to apply the Bible's vision of human dignity to all of life, from womb to tomb? At our recent Evangelicals for Life Conference in Washington, D.C., I hosted a panel and asked this question. Joining me were Ann Voskamp, bestselling author and speaker, Russell Moore, ERLC President, Jim Daly, Focus on the Family President, and Jenny Yang, Vice-President of advocacy at World Relief. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @AnnVoskamp @drmoore @dalyfocus @jennyyangtv ...

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So you want to make disciples

What does it mean to be on mission for God? Evangelicals are asking this question more often in a culture that seems increasingly inhospitable to Christian witness. So words like missional and incarnational are all the rage, driving people to think holistically (another buzz word) about their presence in a particular local community. These discussions are good because they help equip God’s people to fulfill the Great Commission in our time. And yet I wonder if we often complicate the task of making disciples. Sometimes our evangelism language is so stilted and academic that it paralyzes everyday Chris-tians from utilizing what may be their most important asset: their own God-given personalities. This is because we’ve often reduced evangelism to a single transaction: communicating some gospel-themed material to another person and asking for a decision. So we try something ungraceful, like shoving a tract into the hand of an unsuspecting train rider,...

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The Way Home: Ben Watson on caring about pro-life issues and justice issues

Can Christians care about pro-life issues and justice issues at the same time? Ben Watson thinks so and has used his platform as a professional football player for the Baltimore Ravens. A former first-round pick and finalist for the NFL's Man of the Year award, Watson talks to me about his Christian faith, life in the public eye, and what life after football might look like. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @BenjaminSWatson Website: thebenjaminwatson.com Book: Under Our Skin: Getting Real about Race. Getting Free from the Fears and Frustrations that Divide Us. ...

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The Way Home: Sen. James Lankford on maintaining spiritual disciplines

He was trained for the ministry, but he serves in another kind of public role: United States Senator. What prompted Senator James Lankford to pursue a life of government service and how does he maintain his spiritual disciplines in a demanding, public life? Sen. Lankford discusses his unique calling, what issues drives him, and why he's so concerned with civility in our politics? [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @SenatorLankford Website: lankford.senate.gov http://www.bpnews.net/49768 ...

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