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Peacemaking Among Generations

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. – Matthew 5:9 According to the schema conceived by William Strauss and Neil Howe in their 1991 book, Generations, there are now seven generations of living Americans: the “Greatest Generation” that survived the Depression, won the Second World War, and bested the Soviet […]

Announcing a $300,000 Matching Gift

I say this not as a command, but to prove by the earnestness of others that your love also is genuine. For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich. And in this […]

The Innocents Abroad

Mark Twain traveled to the Holy Land in 1867 with a group of American evangelicals. His dispatches from the front were first serialized in newspaper columns and then compiled as one of his earlier books, The Innocents Abroad: A New Pilgrims Progress. Twain was a cynic, critic of organized religion, and probably an atheist. For […]

Astonished, Yet Not In Disbelief

By God’s amazing grace, the Alex Steddom International Student Fund has been sufficiently funded by to meet the extraordinary financial needs of two new seminary students—one from El Salvador and the other from Myanmar—who attended their first classes at Bethlehem College & Seminary this week. René Gonzalez, Zau Naw, their brothers in the seminary cohort, […]