Tagged: ron sider

On the Rewards of a Sider Scholarship

by Stefanie Israel It’s hard to believe it has already been 5 years since I graduated from Palmer Seminary with my Masters in Theological Studies. Even though I am now on the PhD track...

The Scandal of the Evangelical Worldview

by Tom Sine My friend Ron Sider made some pretty harsh critiques about materialism in his book The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience.  He tried to persuade his readers that a Christian worldview doesn’t...

Why Education Matters

Why is education so important?  Why should educational quality and access matter to people of faith? All children, no matter what they look like or how much money their parents have, are made in...

Mary and Money

by Paul Alexander Jesus’ mom rocks. In Luke 1, Mary has the nerve to say that, because God is at work in the world, “The hungry have been filled with good things and the...

Should We Call It Sin?

Naming gross economic inequality in the US by Ron Sider At a conference a couple of years ago at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard Professor Robert D. Putnam asked to eat lunch with me....

Completely Pro-Life: A Sermon

by Ronald J. Sider Text: Genesis 1–2 Everyone supports life. But some funny inconsistencies pop up on the way to its practical protection. Why do many liberal and radical activists champion nuclear disarmament to...

Cliff Benzel Passes into Glory

Saying goodbye to an old friend by Ron Sider Cliff Benzel is now with the Lord.  But his legacy lives on here on earth.  Cliff was ESA’s executive vice-president for the decade of our...

Church + Ecumenism = Hope

When I look at the church, what gives me hope? by Ron Sider There is much to celebrate in today’s global Christianity. In my lifetime, I have seen the evangelical world move from a...