Tagged: al tizon

The Cult of Family

by Al Tizon “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes even life itself, cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14: 26). Did Jesus really...

Church + Discipleship = Hope

When I look at the church, what gives me hope? by Al Tizon What gives me hope when I consider the church? Churches that love God in creative worship; churches that acknowledge people’s brokenness;...

6 Reasons to Fast for Peace

by Al Tizon My insides continue to be shredded by the intense violence in the Middle East. At ESA, we’ve decided to fast for peace and are encouraging others to do the same. What...

Mabuhay! Osiyo!

Mabuhay! Osiyo!

by Paul Alexander and Al Tizon Studies have shown that the average American family eats about the same nine meals in rotation, week after week. We walk the same route to work every day,...

Holistic Ministry Needs Good Theology

by Al Tizon “Meeting the Demands of a New Generation of Christian Leaders” by Tim Suttle reinforces the conviction that without a sound, biblical theology of the gospel, our efforts at transformation cannot be...

Story, Life and Salvation

by Al Tizon Writer/filmmaker Todd Komarnicki (brother of PRISM editor Kristyn) spoke at homecoming chapel at Wheaton College earlier this month, and lucky for us, it’s available to the public.  (click on October 5th, Homecoming...

Holistic Ministry Before We Called It That

By Al Tizon Holistic ministry—what happens when churches engage the world in both word and deed, through both evangelism and justice—is a relatively new term, reflecting how evangelicals rediscovered social activism as part of...

Oh No, the STM-ers Are Coming!

by Al Tizon It’s that time again, when short-term missions groups (STMs) across the land are sent by their churches to share the gospel in faraway places. Regardless of what we think about this...