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ChurchWatch

Join Craig von Buseck weekdays as he shares his perspective on the major trends and news affecting the Body of Christ today.

April 2010 Entries

Simply Sharing Jesus: Pocket Full of Quarters Journey 2010

Last year we followed my friend, Cheryle Touchton – The Pocket Full of Quarters Lady – as she traveled around the country sharing the gospel wherever she went. Well, she's at it again, and I invite you to join me in following her as she is obedient to Christ's command to take the good news to hungry and hurting people across America.

posted @ Monday, April 26, 2010 11:36 AM | Feedback (2)

New Bonhoeffer Biography; Internet Evangelism Day is This Sunday

Author Eric Metaxas examines the life of this great Christian leader in his new in-depth biography, 'Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy'. In a Wall Street Journal review of the book, writer Joe Loconte examines Bonhoeffer's courageous and controversial stand against the Nazis, which included his involvement in a plot to assassinate Hitler...

posted @ Thursday, April 22, 2010 3:27 PM | Feedback (0)

Missionary with a Pen: Dan Penwell Graduates

I lost a friend this week, and though I know that Dan Penwell of AMG Publishing is now with the Lord, I will miss his wisdom and his gentle spirit. As the Director of New Products and Acquisitions at AMG Publishers, Dan had a profound impact on that missionary organization, but also on the world of Christian publishing.

posted @ Tuesday, April 20, 2010 2:39 PM | Feedback (1)

Francine Rivers: Her Mother's Hope

I have just completed the second in a set of two books about mother-daughter relationship over four generations. This was intended to be one long novel dealing with the different ways generations have lived out their faith – but became so long it needed to be divided. Her Mother’s Hope was released on March 16, 2010.

posted @ Friday, April 16, 2010 12:18 PM | Feedback (0)

Don't Know Much About Church History? That Can Change

A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years is a six-part series co-produced by the BBC, the Open University, and Jerusalem Productions and presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, one of the world’s leading historians and Professor of History of the Church and Fellow at St. Cross College, Oxford. As MacCulloch reveals the true history of Christianity, he explores the question, “What does it really mean to be a Christian?”

posted @ Monday, April 05, 2010 3:28 PM | Feedback (0)