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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chronic or Crisis? By Robert D. Lupton, author of Toxic Charity

A crisis requires emergency intervention; A chronic problem requires development. Address a crisis need with a crisis intervention, And lives are saved. Address a chronic need with a crisis intervention, And people are harmed. Have you noticed that many of … read more »

An Excerpt from Living the QuestionsBy David M. Felten and Jeff Procter-Murphy

It was early in the fall, and the group settled in for its first session of the Bible study. In introducing the Genesis material for discussion, the facilitator referred to Adam and Eve as metaphors and not historic individuals. The … read more »

Risking Heresy: Lessons from Publishing Rob Bell’s Love Wins By Mickey Maudlin, HarperOne Senior V.P./Executive Editor

Sixteen months ago, we published Rob Bell’s Love Wins to a strange and overwhelming mixture of praise and condemnation that combined to create a perfect media storm (and a New York Times bestseller). With the release of the paperback this … read more »