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Bible heroines

Friday, July 14, 2017

Women in the Bible were secondary characters, even when they played pivotal roles in biblical stories. Right? After all, they’re “only” intentional mothers or bad girls made good—or not—or are merely in the right place at the right time. Wrong.

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More than a puzzle

Friday, June 23, 2017

A project as part of Nathan Brown’s continuing higher education prompted the Signs Publishing Book Editor to consider how providing a “right” answer about fundamental beliefs should not be considered an achievement in itself. “Rather that becomes a tool for living and loving better,” he writes.

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Reclaiming “radical”

Friday, June 9, 2017

Nathan Brown bought a T-shirt from a small Fair Trade-certified clothing and sports ball company. What did the experience teach him about being a better disciple of Jesus?

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My hand and foot fetish

Friday, June 2, 2017

“Accidental academic” Dr Carole Ferch-Johnson’s examination of the way the early church represented Christ and His mission through the media of human hands and feet has implications for how we should share the gospel. The Avondale College of Higher Education PhD graduate explains more in this interview.

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Defining discipleship

Friday, June 2, 2017

It’s a term used frequently within Christianity, but what exactly does discipleship mean? Researchers from Avondale College of Higher Education have tackled one of the founding terms of faith in their two-year, church-funded study.