Politics +Current Affairs
What We Talk About When We Talk About 'Birth Control'
Meaningful debate requires us to define the terms of discussion.
China May Free Gao Zhisheng, Christian lawyer, on Aug. 7
More than 151,000 signed petition for his release.
Religious Freedom vs. LGBT Rights? It's More Complicated
The legal context for what's happening at Gordon College, and how Christians can respond despite intense cultural backlash.
What Makes a Company Division 'Christian'?
Secular companies have owned Christian subsidiaries for years. Now those family ties are being tested.
Four Questions I Have About Transgender Identity
Struggling to love my neighbors in grace and truth.
Let Kids Be Kids Instead of Sexualized Little Adults
What both conservative and liberals miss about children’s gender identity.
Everything Is Terrible: How Bad Stats Fuel Disillusionment
What's terrible is bad stats and the impact they have
How Children Change the Immigration Debate
Dale Hanson Bourke offers a primer on the recent news of tens of thousands of children attempting to cross the US/Mexico border
What I'm Teaching My Kids About the Fourth of July
Why we celebrate, even in the midst of a complicated history.
America's Founding May Not Have Been Christian, but It Sure Wasn't Anti-Christian
An atheist philosopher ignores religion’s place in Revolutionary America.
Mercy in the Name of God, Not Government
How our country’s religious freedoms might prompt us to care for immigrants.
The First Amendment Decision Nobody's Talking About
While the Hobby Lobby case is higher profile, the Supreme Court's unanimous First Amendment decision last week has greater staying power.
33 Under 33
Meet the Christian leaders shaping the next generation of our faith.
In Honor of Periods, Pad Commercials, and Menstrual Cramps
Why suppressing our cycles isn’t always the answer.
Supreme Court Narrowly Rules For Hobby Lobby
(UPDATED) 5-4 decision on healthcare rules that the government cannot require faith-based organizations to provide contraception against their owners' religious beliefs.
Hobby Lobby Wins: Where Do We Go from Here?
Supremes End Legal Debate: This WAS about Religious Liberty
Fair Trade in an Unfair World
Conflicted over bananas, button-downs, and now, smart phones.
The Forgotten Side of the First World War
Philip Jenkins remembers the religious passions that set the world ablaze a century ago.
Project Pedro Pan and Today’s Manufactured Border Crisis
When Fidel Castro brought the horrors of Communism to the island nation of Cuba, parents feared their children would lose their faith, their heritage and suffer indoctrination. Some parents did the unthinkable: They sent their children away, not knowing if they’d be reunited.
Emily's List Candidates Are Quiet on Abortion
Yet none of them are talking much about abortion, a change from recent elections in which Democrats used the issue to stir female voters. The gap can be explained by this awkward fact: Most of this year's competitive races are in red states where the Democratic playbook on social issues doesn't work, compounding the party's challenges in retaining control of the Senate.
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