The legacy of the president who prized reconciliation has much to teach Christians about the necessity, the difficulty, and the limits of politics.
December 5, 2013
Even when we don’t have direct strife with someone, bitterness and a lack of forgiveness can still take root
October 13, 2013
How knowing Jesus made all the difference.
August 29, 2013
The church needs grace, too.
August 22, 2013
Alan Chambers, Paula Deen, and a Christian response to contrition.
June 26, 2013
Long before I knew the true God, he helped me release my hatred.
May 16, 2013
Christ's righteousness belongs to those who receive by faith God's promise of forgiveness.
September 14, 2012
Paula Fredriksen ignores the early church's Israelite foundations, producing a selective (but lively) history of the idea of sin.
September 13, 2012
Let go of your rage and resentment, before they poison your soul.
July 10, 2012
The church defies the counsel of Jesus when it fails to insist on the wrongdoer's repentance.
June 20, 2012
Picks from Catherine Claire Larson, author of 'As We Forgive.'
May 18, 2011
The same holy hands that punish the wicked pull the righteous to safety.
April 27, 2011
There is a reason Good Friday is called good, and why we can be thankful when God forsakes us.
April 21, 2011
An increasingly popular view of the atonement forces the question: What are we saved from?
April 7, 2011
Interfaith meetings remind us of the Good News.
March 28, 2011
A meditation on corporate confession for Ash Wednesday.
March 9, 2011
Many 2010 movies echo the recurrent theme of Scripture.
February 9, 2011
Seventy times seven? I can barely forgive some corrupt clergy once.
October 22, 2010
How churches are ministering to society's most despised.
September 17, 2010
The main problem with most marriages, says Paul Tripp, is lack of submission—to God. A Review of 'What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage.'
August 12, 2010
If we are completely saved from our sins through the Cross, what's the point of the empty tomb?
April 1, 2010
Why Good Friday services are not designed to be funerals for Jesus or exercises in guilt.
March 31, 2010
In my ministry of racial reconciliation, I had to move from a culture of effort to a culture of grace.
March 26, 2010
Old Testament professor Gary Anderson explains how sin came to be seen as a debt rather than a weight—and how that shaped Christianity.
March 17, 2010
God promises to forget our sins. Google, not so much.
March 8, 2010
Unearthing What I Believe and Why It Matters
February 2, 2010
She tells CT why she remained married to Ted Haggard—even after he suggested that she divorce him.
January 27, 2010
What the snark-infested news media just don't seem to understand.
October 26, 2009
Looking for a Christian response to a child rapist with powerful friends.
October 2, 2009
Michael Vick appears truly repentant. Can we forgive him?
August 19, 2009
In her first post-affair interview, Mark Sanford's wife tells 'Vogue' about learning of her husband's infidelity—and offering forgiveness.
August 17, 2009
Cases like last week's organ-brokering scandal in New Jersey leave no room for cheap grace.
July 28, 2009
What the Cross and Resurrection teach us about forgiveness.
April 6, 2009
Journalist and pastor debate restoration for disgraced revivalist Todd Bentley.
March 23, 2009
Do I have to love my neighbor if he breaks the law?
January 21, 2009
We can't defeat evil in the world without facing the evil in ourselves.
October 15, 2008
Images of the Prodigal Son
October 3, 2007
The Amish response to the Nickel Mines shootings wasn't just plain Christianity.
September 17, 2007
Want to shock your neighbors? Try forgiving them.
December 28, 2006
Why grace is so rare among Christians.
June 1, 2006