Church Life+Ministry

CT’s 25 Most-Read Stories on the Persecuted Church
ISIS bombs Egyptian churches, Russia restricts religious freedom, Nepal criminalizes conversion, and more.
I’m a Rural Pastor! What Now?
Do not make any changes in the first year.
The Unlikely Crackup of Evangelicalism
The problems are real—but exaggerated.
Who Evangelicals Lost in 2017
Remembering Nabeel Qureshi, R. C. Sproul, Peter Berger, Haddon Robinson, and others.
Migrating into God’s Kingdom: A Testimony
In God, there is a unique identity for every immigrant.
FEMA: Churches Flooded by Harvey Can Receive Aid
Agency revises guidelines due to last year's biggest Supreme Court religious freedom case.
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
The Gospel Turns the ‘Try Harder’ Mentality on Its Head
Our own strength is insufficient to carry us to places of greater faith
The Top 20 Christianity Today Articles of 2017
The theology beneath the Trump-Comey conflict, BSF rewrites the rulebook, and Benny Hinn's nephew shares his testimony.
Top 10 Posts of 2017
It's that time of year.
Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
CT's 2017 Cover Stories, Ranked
Here are the Top 10 features that readers read most.
Pushing into Places of Conflict for the Good of the Kingdom
Leadership requires a commitment to solving conflict.
The Stories We Hope You Didn't Miss
The female pastors bringing hope to Middle East churches, talking about race with your kids, and how immigrants are reshaping American missions.
The Top Testimonies of 2017
Here are the Christian conversion stories that CT readers shared most.
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
CT’s Top 20 News Stories of 2017
Muslims moved by Coptic Christians’ forgiveness, Tim Keller steps down as Redeemer senior pastor, Family Christian closes its 240 stores, and more.
Rhinos, Rabbits, and the Challenges of Multiplying a Church Planting Movement
Partnering together for the sake of the gospel
What Christmas Tells Us About the Person and Character of God
So the world will know that hope has come
A Waiting World, the Anticipation of Christmas, and What We Learn About the Love of God
Our hearts are restless until they rest in You.
When the Gift of Intelligence Becomes the Burden of Alzheimer’s
When the Gift of Intelligence Becomes the Burden of Alzheimer’s
The strength of human intellect also makes it fragile.
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