A Response To The Alt-Right Understanding Of The Nations

Guest post from Ph.D student at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary: Matthew Hirt (Twitter @matthewhirt) Hijacking the HUP The homogeneous unit principle (HUP) has been used by missionaries and church planters in thinking about how Christianity might spread quickly among a population in a given area. Properly understood, this principle is descriptive rather than prescriptive. The […]

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Race and the Great Commission

“I’m a Christian and I think white Christians don’t care about my black life.” This was a raw but honest thought that weighed heavily on my mind this Summer of 2016. National news and social media were flooded with pictures, videos, hate filled tweets, and Scriptures addressing racial tensions in America, that were highlighted by […]

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Ethnocentrism and God’s kingdom

I recently listened to a podcast that highlighted the ethnic tension that has increasingly been at the fore of our pluralistic culture in America. It specifically looked at how the growing population of Somali refugees in St. Cloud, Minnesota has unsettled many of its local citizens. Some of their concerns regarding this influx of refugees […]

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