Christian Scholar’s Review Blog, Whither Christian Civility?, by John Hatch

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Enjoy this piece by John B. Hatch (PhD, Regent University), recently retired from Eastern University as Professor of Communication Studies. John currently serves as Senior Fellow for the Christianity & Communication Studies Network. In this Christian Scholar’s Review blog, John reviews Integratio Press’ recent book, Humility and Hospitality: Changing the Christian Conversation on Civility (2022).   

Integratio Press, New Book, And the Word Became Flesh: Devotionals for Theater Artists, by Richard T. Young

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Welcome to the page for And the Word Became Flesh: Devotionals for Theater Artists, by Richard T. Young (Integratio Press, 2023), This book is a publication of Trinity House, a division of Integratio Press. Trinity House publishes works in the creative and performing arts. This book is available in paperback and ebook formats on Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, and other …

A Prayer for World Communication

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A Prayer for World Communication Lord, make us instruments of your peace. Help us to recognize the evil in communication that does not build communion, to remove the venom from our judgements, to speak about others as our brothers and sisters. “You, O God, are faithful and trustworthy. May our words be seeds of goodness for the world: where there …

New Column, “Let’s Talk Family,” with Jonathan Pettigrew and Diane Badzinski

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  Column: Let’s Talk Family: Conversations about Faith and Family Flourishing Column entry: Can We Talk about It? By Jonathan Pettigrew, PhD, Arizona State University; Diane Badzinski, PhD, Colorado Christian University Column Description: Let’s Talk Family: Conversations about Faith and Family Flourishing is a monthly column offering a space to consider research-based, biblically-sound practices for family communication. We all have …

The Communicator’s Prayer

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The Communicator’s Prayer Holy Spirit, you blessed the first disciples with the power to spread God’s love throughout the world. Give us a new power to proclaim your word through our own unique gifts and through the channels of clear communication. Make us willing to receive that word as it enters our daily lives. Bless all who use their talents …

Vlog entry, “What is Too Much Information, or TMI?”, by Stephanie Bennett

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Description: In this installment of The Secret Place (Ps. 91:1-2)  . . . Some things are not meant to be self-disclosed. What? Isn’t self-disclosure a good thing? Yes, indeed It can hep solidify and ground those relationships that are primary importance to us, but let’s be discerning. Holding back information about ourselves sometimes Is not about being shy or introverted. …

Column entry, “Talking About Race: Truthfully, Lovingly, Productively,” by John Hatch

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Crossed My Mind: Thoughts on Culture and Communication By John Hatch, Ph.D. Eastern University (retired) CCSN Senior Fellow Column Description: As Christians, we are called to have the mind of Christ. This goes against the grain of our social and cultural conditioning. We seek personal or political advancement; Christ seeks the lost and the least. We grasp for cultural ascendency; …

Devotional, Silence is Golden, by Donna Elkins

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Silence is Golden When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour (Revelation 8:1, NIV) Western culture, and those of us in the United States in particular, believe talking is more desirable than silence. In fact, silence is often viewed as embarrassing or awkward. When I was a newspaper reporter, a communication technique …