BCC Summit 2017: Disability and a Theology of the Body

Mike Emlet (CCEF)

Mike Emlet (CCEF)

Whether associated with painful disability or pleasurable delight, we want our experiences as bodily creatures to be understood through the lens of Scripture. If we are not guided carefully by Scripture it’s very easy to gravitate toward a distorted theology of the body that either exalts or demeans the body’s importance. This can lead to potential distortions in ministry to those struggling with disability. Continue reading

The Family of Jesus

Kyle Johnston

Kyle Johnston

During the holidays, families usually get together. But for all the joy that these moments can bring, they can also bring pain. In fact, it sometimes feels as though the problems in a family are magnified at these times! Fault lines can easily surface, and these holiday moments can become disheartening and frustrating as we are reminded of how imperfect (and perhaps even dysfunctional) some aspects of our family life are. But if you come from an imperfect family, a family with problems, then you are in good company. Because Jesus did too! Continue reading

10 Questions to Consider as You Enter the New Year

Deepak Reju

Deepak Reju

As the New Year begins, there is yet again a chance to face life’s opportunities and challenges. New aspirations. New hopes. New resolutions. New goals. New dreams. Lose some weight next year? Maybe run a marathon, or start running in the first place? Read your Bible more? Pick up a new hobby? Spend more time with your kids? Consider these 10 questions as you enter into the New Year. Continue reading