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The Stories We Tell: How TV and Movies Long for and Echo the Truth

The Stories We Tell: How TV and Movies Long for and Echo the Truth

by Collin Hansen, Timothy J. Keller and Mike Cosper

<p><strong>The average American watches 5 hours of TV every day.<br><span>Collectively, we spend roughly $30 billion on movies each year.</span></strong></p> <p><span>Simply put, we’re entertainment junkies. But can we learn something from our insatiable addiction to stories? Mike Cosper thinks so.</… Read more…

Joy for the World: How Christianity Lost Its Cultural Influence and Can Begin Rebuilding It

Joy for the World: How Christianity Lost Its Cultural Influence and Can Begin Rebuilding It

by Collin Hansen, Timothy J. Keller and Greg Forster

<p>Can the church regain its cultural influence?</p> <p>The church in America is losing ground. Unfortunately, our efforts to reverse this trend often seem to do more harm than good. In <em>Joy for the World</em>, Greg Forster explains how the church lost its culture-shaping voice and what Christians can do to turn things aroun… Read more…

12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry

12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry

by Collin Hansen, Ray Ortlund and Jeff Robinson

Most pastors know when they enter the ministry that they will spend time helping others through times of suffering. What they usually do not realize, though, is that they too will suffer. Caught off guard, many of them end up deeply hurt and quit the ministry, deciding that perhaps they misunderstood God's call on their lives or that they simply do not h… Read more…

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism
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Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism

by Collin Hansen, Roger E. Olson, Andrew David Naselli, Mohler Jr., Stackhouse Jr., Tom Parks, Tom Parks and Kevin Bauder

Four Views on the Spectrum of Evangelicalism compares and contrasts four distinct positions on the current fundamentalist-evangelical spectrum in light of the history of American fundamentalism and evangelicalism.The contributors each state their case for one of four views on the spectrum of evangelicalism:-Kevin T. Bauder: Fundamentalism-R. Albert Mohler Jr… Read more…

God-Sized Vision
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God-Sized Vision

by Collin Hansen, John D. Woodbridge, Adam Black and Adam Black

Can God stir revival by his Holy Spirit, even in our culture today? Do we really believe he can? In a day of diminished expectations, A God-Sized Vision: Revival Accounts That Stretch and Stir recounts global examples of prior revivals, beginning with the Reformation and the Great Awakenings. It continues with the Welsh and Azusa Street revivals and those th… Read more…

Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist's Journey with the New Calvinists

Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist's Journey with the New Calvinists

by Collin Hansen

<p>From places like John Piper's den, Al Mohler's office, and Jonathan Edwards's college, <cite>Christianity Today</cite> journalist Collin Hansen investigates what makes today's young Calvinists tick.</p> <p>Church-growth strategies and charismatic worship have fueled the bulk of evangelical growth in America fo… Read more…

Blind Spots: Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church

Blind Spots: Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church

by Collin Hansen and Timothy J. Keller

<p><strong>What if our differences became opportunities?</strong></p> <p>The world needs bold, united followers of Jesus. It needs you and me to understand and appreciate the contributions of our brothers and sisters in faith. However, too often, our blind spots lead to divisions and disagreements, preventing God’s people from… Read more…

Don't Call It a Comeback (Foreword by D. A. Carson): The Old Faith for a New Day

Don't Call It a Comeback (Foreword by D. A. Carson): The Old Faith for a New Day

by Collin Hansen, Justin Taylor, Kevin DeYoung, Ted Kluck, Tullian Tchividjian, D. A. Carson, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, David Mathis, Andrew David Naselli, Russell D. Moore, Jonathan Leeman, Tim Challies, Greg Gilbert, Owen Strachan, Denny Burk, Jay Harvey, A Naselli, Russell Moore, Ben Peays, An Naselli, Darr Patrick, R , James L HarveyIII and Peay

<p>Recent cultural interest in evangelicalism has led to considerable confusion about what the term actually means. Many young Christians are tempted to discard the label altogether. But evangelicalism is not merely a political movement in decline or a sociological phenomenon on the rise, as it has sometimes been portrayed. It is, in fact, a helpful th… Read more…