Restoring Jewish Roots to the church

I have been a shepherd in the Messianic Jewish world for 48 1/2 years now.  The primary focus of the Messianic Jewish movement was and should be winning and discipling Jewish people.  However, there is a second and important purpose.  …

Thoughts on Prophetic Ministry

I have been connected to the ministry of prophecy for some 45 years, first in ministering to troubled people in Chicago when I would get a strong sense of how to proceed and sometimes had information that surprised the subject …

White Privilege and Black Challenges 

While staying at our hotel during the time we were teaching at the New Jerusalem Congregation outside of Wheaton, Illinois, I happened to hear an interview where the black person being interviewed gave one of the better presentations of white …

Prosperity, What the Bible Really Teaches

In the 1970s and 1980s, a new doctrine swept part of the charismatic world.  It was the prosperity doctrine, which some have dubbed the Prosperity Gospel.  One day I was having lunch with Steve Strang, the owner of Charisma magazine.  …

Social-Political Action and the Antichrist

Some Christians have criticized other Christians for being too political.  Can we clarify what too political means?   As a student of Wheaton College in the 1960s anti-war years, the Evangelical faculty held up the examples of the great reformers of …