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No Matter Who Takes the Cake, What Christians Should Do Next Is Clear
Religious liberty and civil rights are key issues of our day.
Praying for the Pieces of Jerusalem: Mideast Christians Explain Trump’s Embassy Move
(UPDATED) Local leaders debate whether major US policy change would jolt or freeze the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
The Great Supreme Court Cake-Off: Christian Bakers vs. Gay Weddings
UPDATED: The biggest religious freedom case of 2017, Masterpiece Cakeshop, held oral arguments today.
Which Came First, Christmas or Consumerism?
Judith Flanders teases out the surprising mix of religious and secular elements in many beloved holiday customs.
Millennial Evangelicals on Israel: ‘Meh’
Survey finds waning support for Jewish state compared to older American believers.
Ravi Zacharias Responds to Sexting Allegations, Credentials Critique
Exclusive: Popular apologist explains extortion lawsuit, while RZIM defends his resume.
Michael Flynn Isn’t the Only Guilty One
Michael Flynn, fake news, and an opportunity to ask why Christians are often the target audience.
Canada’s First Christian Law School Pleads Case to Supreme Court
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University—and for religious freedom in general.
What the Pope’s Myanmar Trip Means for Local Christians
Despite ongoing violence, the Burmese church persists.
What Does #MeToo Have to Do with You?
When we tell our stories, we move from the western “I” to the biblical “we.”
Don’t Blame Martin Luther for the Evils of the Modern World
Brad Gregory follows the bouncing balls of post-Reformation history—but loses sight of who set them in motion.
Don’t Dismiss Abuse: People Matter More than Institutions
No more prioritizing institutional protection over individual needs
Can Pope Francis Help Myanmar’s Muslims Without Hurting Its Christians?
The answer in majority-Buddhist Burma hinges on one controversial word: Rohingya.
Why #GivingTuesday Donations Could Drop Dramatically Next Year
Evangelical leaders warn of ‘devastating’ impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Our December Issue: Being Shrewd SamaritansSubscriber Access Only
We’re learning more than ever about good giving.
Cover Story: Blessed Are the HandoutsSubscriber Access Only
Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached.
Secrets of Effective GivingSubscriber Access Only
Here's when and how you can best help the poor.
The Christian Leader’s Guide to EconomicsSubscriber Access Only
The so-called “dismal science” is a powerful tool for wealth creation, but also for healing broken communities.
In Defense of Pro-Life ‘Hypocrisy’Subscriber Access Only
Analogies between abortion and other “life issues” are shakier than we sometimes suppose.
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power. Then God showed me I didn’t have to.
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