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Southern Baptists Back Confederate Monument Removal in Memphis
Meanwhile, Robert E. Lee’s former church votes to change its name.
Henry McNeal Turner: Church Planter, Politician, and Public Theologian
How America's first black army chaplain fought for freedom, justice, and democracy.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?
How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy.
‘13th’ Introduces America to the Dark History of Our Criminal Justice System
The new Netflix documentary makes the case that to save the future, we need to stop defending the past.
‘The Birth of a Nation’ Releases to Mixed Reviews and Moral Dilemmas
Things we’re reading and discussing this week.
Just a Vessel: Actor Malachi Kirby on ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte, and God
The star of the History Channel's "Roots" talks about his faith, his strange route toward his iconic role, and what he learned from playing Kunta Kinte.
11 Portraits of Charleston Survivors' Grief and Grace Subscriber access only
CT sent a reporter and a photographer to be with the family members of several victims.
I Want My Promised Land
We must consider whether or not we have reached the "Promised Land" Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. envisioned.
Our Beautiful, Broken Christian Ancestors Subscriber access only
As a Southerner, I have to grapple with my forebears’ tainted legacy. As a believer, I have to do the same.
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Hannah More: Powerhouse in a Petticoat Subscriber access only
Meet the heart of William Wilberforce's abolitionist movement.
Don’t Be a Slave to Your Circumstances
How submitting to God sets you free.
Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton on Reading the Bible, Making a Modern 'Exodus' Subscriber access only
The actors talked with CT about the new epic film.
John Perkins: The Sin of Racism Made Ferguson Escalate So Quickly
The Christian civil rights leader responds to the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Alec Hill: Inside My Slavery Subscriber access only
How Jesus' most troubling parable finally made sense to me.
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Freed for Evangelism: The Story of Former Slave Amanda Berry Smith Subscriber access only
God uses us even when we lack confidence in our influence.
I'm In It To End It: #EndItMovement
#EndItMovement
The Inconceivable Start of African-American Christianity Subscriber access only
Why slaves adopted their oppressor's religion—and transformed it.
Be the Nosy Neighbor Subscriber access only
Neighborly love means if you see something, say something.
Accidentally Racist and Intentionally Ignorant Subscriber access only
How the controversial Brad Paisley-LL Cool J duet keeps us from seeing the real, systemic problems of race.