The Challenge of the Gospel against the Cult of the Self: We are in a place and time of growing evangelistic opportunity and obligation. Our secure, wealthy and beautiful region is alive with people. Many of these people know nothing about Jesus and they need to hear about the way to eternal life. We are here for them. It is as simple as that.
Toward a theology of Church Unity: For the past hundred years, church unity has largely been a liberal concern. At times the concern has been an admirable reminder, or a necessary rebuke, that our unity cannot be merely “spiritual.” At other times, unity has been a blunt instrument with which to bludgeon conservatives who don’t share the same doctrinal latitudinarianism and ecumenical pipe dreams. “Unity” has become a byword among evangelicals, especially those in mixed denominations who can be shamed into silence by the mere whisper of the word.