Marriage, identity, politics, religious freedom... it seems like we're shouting at each other. The world on one side, believers on the other. How do you hold on to your convictions when it seems that everyone else finds them strange or even irrelevant? Barna Group President David Kinnaman and Asbury Theological Seminary's Tim Tennent and Ellen Marmon talk with Ed Stetzer about our faith gap in the culture and it's consequences for the church in America.
David Kinnaman is President of the Barna Group, a leading research and communications company that works with churches, nonprofits, and businesses. He's also the author of the bestselling books Good Faith, You Lost Me and unChristian. Since 1995, David has directed interviews with nearly one million individuals and overseen hundreds of U.S. and global research studies.
Dr. Timothy Tennent has served as President of Asbury Theological Seminary since 2009. Prior to that, Dr. Tennent was the Professor of World Missions and Indian Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he served since 1998. Tim has pastored churches in Georgia, and in several of the largest churches in New England. He has also taught annually as an adjunct professor at the New Theological College in Dehra Dun, India.
Dr. Ellen Marmon is associate professor of Christian Discipleship at Asbury Theological Seminary. Ellen served at Centenary United Methodist Church in Lexington, Ky., for 16 years before joining the Asbury Seminary faculty full time in 2005. She has also taught discipleship in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya. Ellen has also worked with local church leaders in Darwin, Australia; Papua, New Guinea; and Bihar, India.
Ed Stetzer wears a lot of hats—author, speaker, researcher, pastor, church planter—as he helps Christians learn to share Christ. Ed has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written or co-written a dozen books and hundreds of articles. Now he ministers as interim pastor of The Moody Church, teaches at Wheaton College, and serves as executive director of the Billy Graham Center and a regional director of Lausanne North America. Ed and his wife, Donna, have been married more than 25 years and have three daughters.
Ed Stetzer Live helps you live out the truth of the gospel in a rapidly changing world. Drawing on years of research and ministry experience, Ed leads special guests and caller interaction in an engaging discussion of today’s cultural trends. Discover new ways to show and share the love of Jesus to a broken and hurting world. Airs Saturdays from 11 a.m. to noon CT on Moody Radio.