Moody Statement Obscures Facts & Hides Wrongdoing

Moody Bible Institute (MBI) last week issued a statement claiming “there is no corruption, or any illegal and unethical activity taking place at Moody,” adding “it is false to characterize” the institute’s actions in this way.  Though MBI offered very few facts to refute the evidence of wrongdoing I presented in blogs on Jan 9

Do All MBI Professors Affirm Inerrancy? It Depends on Your Definition

Do all the professors at the Moody Bible Institute (MBI) affirm biblical inerrancy? This question has been hotly debated ever since I reported that one of several allegations against the previous administration was that it allowed professors who deny inerrancy to teach at the institute. Less than a week after that post, three of MBI’s top

A Luxury Suite, Questionable Loan to Officer, & Gambling: The Disturbing Truth About Leadership at MBI

As a Christian non-profit ministry supported by donors and dedicated to equipping believers to make disciples around the world, the Moody Bible Institute (MBI) should maintain the highest ethical standards among its leadership. Sadly, this has not been the case in recent years. From maintaining a luxury suite for a famous board member to questionable

Conference Equips Church to Engage a Changing Culture

How do you respond when a church member comes out of the closet? What’s the best way to keep Millennials from leaving the church? And, how can the church prepare for what’s certain to be a drop in giving in coming years? These are the kinds of difficult issues pastors and church leaders are facing today. And, this why Moody Bible Institute this week is hosting its first-ever Engage the Culture Conference. I am excited and honored to be emceeing this event, and in advance of the conference, I interviewed Moody Bible Institute President Dr. Paul Nyquist to learn more about the thinking and strategy behind this new, cutting-edge conference.

How Do We Live Our Faith in an Increasingly Hostile Culture? An interview with MBI President Dr. Paul Nyquist

  American Christians used to enjoy the respect of society and unprecedented freedom and prosperity. But, in the past decade, all that has changed radically. Marriage has been redefined. Religious freedoms are eroding. And, the church increasingly is being marginalized. How should Christians respond to these rapid and sweeping changes? And, how should we prepare?