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Book Review: Seeds of Turmoil by Bryant Wright

Bryant Wright, pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church and elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention in 2010, has written a book entitled Seeds of Turmoil: The Biblical Roots of the Inevitable Crisis in the Middle East. In this book, Wright attempts to interpret the Middle East Arab-Jewish conflict according to a biblical point of view.

Book Review: Meeting of the Waters by Fritz Kling

While globalization is an established phenomenon, Fritz Kling was interested in how it affects the church. To that end, he interviewed church leaders in underdeveloped countries, the data from which organizes The Meeting of the Waters: 7 Global Currents That Will Propel the Future Church.

Book Review: Christians At the Border by M. Daniel Carroll R.

Though the issue of illegal immigration is no stranger to America’s history, the perfect storm of 9/11, the war against terror, political parties struggling for identity, and an economy that is moving from recession to depression has brought the issue to the fore of not only American politics but also to the attention of the church.

The church’s role in culture?

What is the church's role in culture? In this video from the Gospel Coalition, Westminster's own Mike Horton participates in a round-table discussion with Matt Chandler and Tim Keller. 

Christianity and Politics: Kennedy and Romney
W. Robert Godfrey

When Jesus was accused of challenging Roman authority in Israel, he told Pilate: “My kingdom is not of this world” (John 18:36). The essence of Christianity is apolitical. It is about Jesus creating a new people: forgiven, renewed and promised eternal life. Nevertheless from the beginning Christians have found that their religion has implications for their relationships with their governments.