Praying with Thanksgiving

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your …

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Join the Parade of Nations

As I travel around the world, I see clear evidence that the epicenter of Christianity has been rapidly shifting. There has been explosive growth in the Christian faith in what is termed the Global South: Africa, Asia, and Latin America. This growth is now beginning to dwarf the bloc of Christians in Europe and North America. Philip Jenkins, in "The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity," points out that if we extrapolate the data to the year 2025, which is not too far away, the predominance of Christianity will continue to grow in the Global South.

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