St. Francis: Proclaiming and living the gospel

St. Francis of Asssisi

"Proclaim the gospel at all times; if necessary use words."We hear this gem from St. Francis of Assisi often these days. The phrase is introduced as an encouragement to good works, but also, commonly, to subtly disparage proclamation of the gospel.Two new books insist that St. Francis would … [Read more...]

Tim Tebow’s faith divides football fans

Tim Tebow

Many professional athletes are known for their faith, but few have been as upfront about it as football star Tim Tebow. His characteristic prayer position -- kneeling on the gridiron, fist on forehead, elbow on knee -- has even given rise to a new verb -- to 'tebow' ( His … [Read more...]

Our man in Cape Town

Flyn Ritchie (second from left) with his table group at the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Cape Town.

The Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa October 16 -- 25. More than 4,000 participants have come from almost 200 countries. Flyn Ritchie, president of Christian Info Society (which publishes this website), is currently there; he sent the following … [Read more...]


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