The Child Who Couldn’t Walk (and Then Did)

I just wrote a piece for the Gospel Coalition entitled “We’re All Over-Protected Now.” I tackled our need for risk and a bigger vision of God, themes I spell out in my book Risky Gospel. In the TGC essay, I got to share this powerful story: I recently heard a Southern Baptist Theological Seminary administrator [Read More...]

Are Missionaries the Only People Who Glorify God?

I just answered a form of this question in a just-released interview with Matt Damico of Southern Seminary. We discussed my new book Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome and zeroed in on how every Christian can live a life of “gospel risk.” In short, whether you’re overseas sharing the gospel or at home changing [Read More...]

Risky Womanhood: Telling the Powerful Story of Blandina

Have you ever heard of Blandina? You should have. She was a second-century slave girl. Ordinarily, her story would have been lost to history. But Blandina was no ordinary young woman. She was a Christian, and a Christian in a time of fierce persecution. In my forthcoming book Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome (Thomas [Read More...]

Review “Risky Gospel” (Coming Nov. 2013) & Help Promote

In 7 weeks, my book Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome (Thomas Nelson, Nov. 26, 2013) releases. [Update: We've had such a strong response to an earlier version of this blog post that we're not taking any more review requests, and we'll encourage everyone else coming a bit later to buy the book. Thanks [Read More...]


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