Church Life+Ministry

What the Single in Your Pew Needs from You
Singles are on the rise. Here’s what forward-looking churches need to know.
China, House Churches, and the Growth of the Kingdom
Two-thirds of Chinese Christians attend a house church.
How Do We Get at Effective Outreach?
As the mission field changes, churches will change.
Ruralology: All It Takes Is Sacrifice, Commitment, and a Desire to Be What God Made Us to Be
It doesn’t matter how grand your vision is if it doesn’t flow with the culture of your community.
The Refugee Ban Is Back, But Church Connections Might Trump It
World Relief wants clarification over today’s big Supreme Court decision.
Character: The Secret to Leading for the Long Term
D.L. Moody described character as “what you are in the dark.”
Effective Partnering: The Church and Cross-Cultural Worker On-Task Together
A good church-field partnership takes work and lots of communication.
Finding My 'True Self' As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.
Should Christians Join Muslims in Breaking Ramadan’s Daily Fast?
In the Middle East, Christians even host iftars.
Why Each Day Matters: What Emerson and Mister Rogers Have Taught Me About Life & Gospel Opportunities
How are we using our days to point people to Jesus?
Our July/Aug Issue: The Upside of Disruption
How unwelcome change can lead to a fuller life.
Five Leadership Axioms That Shape Your Ministry
Healthy leaders make for healthy organizations.
Want to Help Christians Stay in the Middle East? Start with Your Vacation.Subscriber Access Only
Both pilgrims and pleasure seekers allow Arab believers to resist exodus amid ISIS.
Are Evangelicals Donating Too Directly to Missions?Subscriber Access Only
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
Do We Need a Stronger Word for 'Faith'?Subscriber Access Only
Why theologian Matthew Bates would have evangelicals profess ‘allegiance’ to Christ.
Why Churches Should Give Gifted Women a ChanceSubscriber Access Only
God's people can't unite against the Enemy when half of them are on the sidelines.
3 Ways to Prevent Bible Study DropoutsSubscriber Access Only
What really keeps us engaged with the discipline of studying Scripture.
A Brief History of Recent Movements
7 constants representing 2 commitments
The BGC Gospel Life Podcast (Ep. 19)
Start each week with this encouragement to show and share the love of Jesus.
Top Story July 22, 2017
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
How God Sent His Word to An Iraqi Interpreter
I saw an American soldier reading his Bible, and I wanted to know more.
CT Bookstore

Enter The Vault


Browse our Full Library of online archives, including past issues of CT magazine. Access the Archives