Core Values

But why?

by David M. Csinos · The vital role of asking questions when God speaks to us. Read more »

The divine narrative

by Rebecca Spurrier · Through worship, we enter into the story of God’s relationship with us and with our world—a story so deep and so wide that we need every voice to tell it fully Read more »


Letting go of our lifeboats

by John Reitz · There will always come a time when we realize that our “safe places” are not truly secure. Read more »

In the Spirit of service

by Luke L. Keefer · “Service” is one of those words that falls too easily from the lips of Christians. But Jesus plainly told us that much of our doing good to others fails to achieve the level of Christian service. Read more »

Blessed by Praying with Lior

by Rebekah Burch Basinger · When we learned that our newborn grandson had Down syndrome, I worried about whether this precious boy would ever find a spiritual home. Then I happened upon the moving documentary Praying with Lior. Read more »

Called to suffer and not to fight

by Harriet Bicksler · Recognizing that God created each person in His image, we reject violence in all its forms. But we also reject the conclusion that peacemaking is passive. Read more »

From pro-life to all-life

by Perry Engle · Have you ever considered that the cause of the pro-life movement and the witness of Christians in general might be helped by broadening the definition of what it means to be pro-life? Read more »


Reading God’s restoration plan

by Alan Robinson · Read more »

What’s hermeneutics got to do with it?

by Bruxy Cavey · The Bible: It’s God’s revelation to humankind and the believer’s touchstone for evaluating truth. But do we understand it? Read more »

Practically speaking

BIC members discuss the role of Scripture in their everyday lives Read more »

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