• The Gospel in Asia Article by Jeffrey Jue

    FROM TABLETALK | April 2017

    The advance of the gospel in Asia over the last century has been extraordinary. Christian churches are growing and thriving in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, and of course South Korea, which boasts some of the largest churches in the entire world. Yet the gospel is also taking root in countries where we might not expect it to. For example, a movement of Reformed churches is growing in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world. Moreover, the exponential growth of the house church movement in China is remarkable considering that the Communist government places strict restrictions on the … View Resource

  • The Centrality of Worship Article by Jeffrey Jue

    FROM TABLETALK | October 2016

    Martin Luther’s recovery of the doctrine of justification by faith alone served as the theological foundation for the Protestant Reformation. He arrived at this orthodox position after a careful study of Scripture along with the conviction that Scripture alone is ultimately authoritative, not the Roman Catholic Church. Orthodoxy (right doctrine) led to orthopraxy (right practice), including the proper biblical understanding of worship. The sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation can be rightly described as a reformation of worship in the church. The Reformers, including Luther, Huldrych Zwingli, and later John Calvin, insisted that worship in the church was vital for the Christian, yet … View Resource

  • Whom Do I Trust? Article by Jeffrey Jue

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2015

    College was an exciting time for me as a young Christian engaging in dialogue during the peak of postmodernity’s influence in the university. Students were greatly influenced by Jacques Derrida, one of the fathers of postmodern thinking, who taught regularly in our philosophy department. Yet in the midst of this secular postmodern heyday, I did not find the university’s environment threatening to my faith. Instead, it was a conversation with another student who professed to be a Christian that challenged my Christian views. He was a member of the Boston Church of Christ (of the International Church of Christ). We … View Resource

  • Who Are You, O Man? Article by Jeffrey Jue

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2013

    Why would God allow this to happen?” is commonly heard when people see devastation in the world or experience a tragedy. I have been a Christian long enough to see some of my friends question and even abandon the faith because they could not believe a good God would allow such horrors to happen. Such questions sometimes turn into anger and even verbal hatred against God. Grief and sadness are natural responses, but it is at those moments when things are hardest that we must be careful in how we speak about God. We must be mindful to honor and … View Resource