Ripples of Faithfulness: Remembering Billy Graham
Dr. Greg MaGee shares his experience at a Graham Crusade as a young boy.
My former professor, William Martin, wrote a biography of Billy Graham with the title A Prophet with Honor. That is an apt title for a man who honored God with his life and labors.
Preaching Redemption Amidst Racism: Remembering Billy Graham
Carl Ellis, Jr. reflects on the impact of Rev. Billy Graham on race relations and culture today.
3 Ibid. 4 The Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project. 5 Pollock, John, BILLY GRAHAM: The Authorised Biography (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 19661), p. 290.
The Many Faces of Martin Luther
Herman Selderhuis’s biography proves that just about every adjective, good or bad, can apply to the great reformer.
Herman Selderhuis's biography proves that just about every adjective, good or bad, can apply to the great reformer. The Many Faces of Martin Luther.
Which Came First, Christmas or Consumerism?
Judith Flanders teases out the surprising mix of religious and secular elements in many beloved holiday customs.
beloved holiday customs. Adam C. English| December 5, 2017. Image: United Collective / Lightstock. Christmas: A Biography Our Rating. Book Title Christmas
How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’
Fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel are wondering whether the film will do justice to the “cosmic questions” the book raises.
As I've learned while writing her spiritual biography (A Light So Lovely: The Spiritual Legacy of Madeleine L'Engle, which releases in August), her fans among millennials and my own
Someday You Will Read or Hear That Billy Graham Didn’t Really Say That
The quote that went viral after Graham’s death actually came from D. L. Moody—but he probably wouldn’t mind.
The most prominent source of Graham's version, which updates Moody's words with 20th century idioms at the end, appears to come from the 1999 photo biography Billy Graham: God's
Reading the Reformation in 2017
Historians are still finding new things to say about Martin Luther and his movement.
Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of Roper's biography is her frank and insightful treatment of Luther's physicality, including his elemental sense of sin, flesh, and worldly impulses.
Billy Graham and Johnny Cash: An Unlikely Friendship
The evangelist originally sought out the singer for the sake of his son.
Johnny told Turner that in 1977 he was embarrassed that Billy would talk about the biography of the apostle Paul that Johnny was writing, because he was too stoned to even write.
Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Caroline Fraser's new book, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder offers a carefully researched, accessibly written biography of Wilder and her social and
A Look at Notable 2017 Publications
TEDS President offers his annual list of best books
Herman Selderhuis has enabled English readers to reap the blessings of his marvelous research on the great Reformer, Martin Luther: A Spiritual Biography (Crossway).
Learning to Say Hello Again
A New Year's resolution that could make a big difference.
Getty Images. In his superb biography of Francis Schaeffer, An Authentic Life, Colin Duriez tells us that Schaeffer was known for his kindness. In Escape
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Cantrell, novelist, author of Perennials. History/Biography. Martin Luther: A Spiritual Biography. Herman Selderhuis (Crossway). “Not since Roland Bainton's
Reliving the Reformation, As It Happened
Craig Harline portrays the suspense-filled early years of Martin Luther’s movement, when the outcome was anything but certain.
Martin Brecht's three-volume biography of Luther (completed in 1999) and Mark Edwards's Luther's Last Battles (published in 1983) have dealt well with these challenging periods in
Died: ‘Mr. Awana’ Arthur Rorheim
The 99-year-old proved the power of kids ministry and got millions going to church on weeknights.
They established a biblical foundation with their early instruction while offering fun activities and incentives especially designed for young minds. According to his biography:
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
and death. As the film shows elements from this story breaking into Dickens's biography, it highlights moments of moral consequence. These novelistic
The Clergy Behind Science as We Know It
Enlightenment-era pastors didn’t oppose modern science. They helped advance it.
Historian George Marsden has shown in his biography of Jonathan Edwards that the Newtonian worldview was embraced by the New England clergy (ie, that God can work through
The (Other) Lord of Martin Luther’s Life
What we know—and what we can guess—about the reformer’s wife, Katharina von Bora.
exception. Hence, we have a new biography by Ruth Tucker, Katie Luther, First Lady of the Reformation: The Unconventional Life of Katharina von Bora.