Persecution, Interpretation, North Korea, Atheism, Islam - Radical

Persecution, Interpretation, North Korea, Atheism, Islam

Beyond our own resources at Radical, here are some articles and resources about Christianity in the world today.

Resources on Christianity

As It Gets Worse, It Cannot Get Desperate: “To take up one’s cross meant one thing in Jesus’ day. They did not have the luxury of metaphorizing it as we have for so long. But cheer up. The worst thing they can do is kill us (Matthew 10:28). And we all know what Jesus does with dead stuff.” Jared Wilson

Christian Ethics, Evangelicals, and Functional Marcionism: “Any time someone uses an Old Testament passage to argue for a specific idea about morality, you should start talking about shellfish and mixed fabrics.” Jake Meador

Is America Post-Christian?: “The language of a post-Christian America is used in two divergent circles. Both of which are built on faulty assumptions.” Russell Moore

How I Escaped from North Korea: “At age 15, I faced a choice: I could either starve like my father. Also, I could flee the country and hope to secure a better life outside its fortified borders. Between the certainty of death and the chance of survival, I chose survival.” Joseph Kim

As a gay atheist, I want to see the church oppose same-sex marriage: “Even as a (gay) atheist, I wince to see the philosophical mess that religious conservatives are making of their case.” Matthew Parris

Where You Live Changes What You See When You Read the Bible: “Better Bible interpretation and better preaching happens when we keep social location and cultural background in mind: the social location of the Scriptures, of ourselves as interpreters, and of those who hear us preach.” Trevin Wax

Muslim Evangelism: 7 Ways to Share Your Faith: “He was afraid to talk to Muslims about his faith. He didn’t want to say the wrong thing.” Trevor Castor

In Search of an Honest Atheist: “In the Barna Group’s 2015 study on the state of atheism in America, one in four unchurched adults in the country now identifies as atheist or agnostic. But do honest atheists actually exist?” Sam Storms

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