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

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

Marytha and Lazarus

Charles Hodges

Charles Hodges

My favorite book in the Bible is John’s Gospel. It is full of really good stories and one of them has to do with a family that had a loved one who was sick. The story of Lazarus, Martha, and Mary in chapter eleven is familiar to most. In it is a wonderful four point sermon that tells us how to help those who are ill and the families who love them. The four points are know, plan, care, and do. Continue reading