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Hope for Easter

Hope for Easter

I know cognitively all the reasons I should put my hope in the bodily resurrection of Jesus and the empty tomb. I’ve read my Bible, overcome doubt, and matured in the testimonies of saints’ past and present. I’m particularly aware of the scientists who believe even though we all know the resurrection of Christ is not something that naturally occurs. I’ve written on this theme, leveraging great Christian minds like N.T. Wright and John Lennox.

But according to psychology, in the face of trauma—or any experience that rattles our emotional and spiritual balance— purely rational thought is complicated and emotional imbalance can unravel arguments that previously seemed sensible.

Ministry in an Age of Climate Distress

Ministry in an Age of Climate Distress

There’s a certain kind of grief when you are the messenger, and it feels like no one is listening. Or maybe people are listening, but they don’t care as much, or at least their actions don’t indicate they do. That is the feeling I experience in ebbs and flows as a science journalist whose love for God has led me to care deeply for his creation.

Psychology for Ministry: Embodying Community with Mark McMinn

Psychology for Ministry: Embodying Community with Mark McMinn

Today, we’re launching our psychology for ministry series in partnership with Blueprint 1543. We start with a conversation with a psychologist who has spent nearly four decades building bridges between science and the church. Mark McMinn, recently retired from George Fox University, has worked assessing ministry practices and spiritual formation.

How can our team help your church engage science?

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