April 15, 2019

First John 3:8: The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil. Ralph Winter quoted this verse frequently in his last years. In my doctoral studies I explored this verse in great detail to discern what the original audience might have thought...

Introduction

• Why is there so much suffering in the world?

• Why do bad things happen to good people?

• Why has the human species been allowed full, unfettered measure of violence for so long? (Marks 2008, 364).

• Why am I alive? Does my existence count for anything?

Peopl...

August 30, 2018

Ralph Winter wrote the following thoughts on October 26, 2004.

What is inadequate with this statement?

“The over-arching vision within the Frontier Mission Fellowship group of projects is to see all unreached peoples reached with the gospel and the kingdom to come among...

August 27, 2018

This is an edited transcription of a seminar Ralph Winter gave on June 1, 2005.

When we go back to the Bible we meet both Jesus and the Bible. As I was growing up I somehow got the idea that you could be saved by quote, “accepting Jesus as Savior.” Or that there there w...

January 17, 2018

Ten Epochs of Redemptive History

This article was originally published in Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader. Third Edition. Pasadena, CA: William Carey Library, 1999, pp. 195-213.

Man has virtually erased his own story. Human beings as far back as w...

November 29, 2017

Ralph Winter founded William Carey International University with the intention of guiding students to focus on development efforts that would glorify God and display God's will and character to the world. This "Scripture as International Development" blog series honors...

November 27, 2017

Ralph Winter discovered this book and included an excerpt in the 1999 Fourth Edition of the Perspectives Reader. This is another excerpt found on Boyd's ReKnew blog.

Though Jesus dealt a final blow to Satan’s kingdom through the cross and resurrection, the New Testamen...

September 14, 2017

By Ralph D. Winter, with Beth Snodderly

A Summary of the Biblical Theme of Cosmic Battle

The Bible consists of a single drama: the entrance of the Kingdom, the power, and the glory of the living God in this enemy-occupied territory. From Genesis 12 to the end of the Bibl...

September 5, 2017

by Ralph Winter; edited and compiled by Beth Snodderly

God is at work in history through the Holy Spirit, reestablishing His glory through “general” and “special revelation,” partnering with humans, in defeating The Evil One and restoring Creation through Jesus Christ.

T...

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