Died: Kenneth Bailey, the Scholar Who Made Jesus Middle Eastern Again The late scholar helped Western Christians see the Bible through a cultural lens.
Kenneth E. Bailey, the scholar who introduced evangelicals to Middle Eastern culture and history, died Monday at age 85.
Bailey gave Western readers “the eyes to see” the deeper significance of Jesus’ life and stories by placing them in […] Wed, May 25, 2016 Christianity Today
5 Bible Verses for Parents Mourning the Loss of a Child Suffering the devastating loss of a child can lead to parents feeling lost and alone in their grief. Put your faith and trust in God, and know that He will never abandon you. Let His Words comfort you in moments of despair, and find joy in His promise that you […] Wed, May 25, 2016 Christian Post
Ken Starr Fired? Baylor Reviews Investigation into Football Sex Scandal America's biggest Baptist university expected to announce changes next week.
Reports circulated today that Baylor University has decided to fire its leader, Ken Starr, after a months-long scandal involving charges of rape and assault against five football players.
Baylor denied the rumors.
“Ken Starr is president and chancellor of Baylor University,” Baylor spokesperson […] Tue, May 24, 2016 Christianity Today
Why Most Pastors Don't Do Prison Ministry Most have gone to jail (to visit), but few have former inmates in their pews.
Most Protestant pastors have been to jail to see someone. And most want to help prisoners and their families.
But their churches often lack the training or finances to run an effective prison ministry. So instead, the […] Tue, May 24, 2016 Christianity Today