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CT: World Vision Helped Evangelicals Become Social Activists—Within Limits

“This was always the challenge for World Vision, the small missionary agency that grew to be the largest Christian humanitarian aid organization in the world: How do you convince evangelicals that caring about social issues is part of the gospel? How do you persuade them that tending the sick and caring for the poor isn’t in conflict with sharing the good news of Christ’s death and resurrection?”

DAVID P. KING: “While it is impossible to understand twenty-first-century evangelicalism without politics, the political dimension is only part of the evangelical ethos. The landscape continues to evolve, but global issues remain front and center. Despite ongoing uncertainty on evangelicalism’s future and the complexities of individuals’ and institutions’ religious identities and practices, as more American Christians embrace a global vision, perhaps a new form of practical ecumenism may lead to transcending or transgressing past theological and political boundary markers.”


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Michigan Reformation Conference: Saturday, October 26th

  • THEME: Union with Christ: “I am the Vine; You are the Branches”
  • LOCATION: Calvary Presbyterian Church, Flint, Michigan

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