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Something in the Way
The Bulletin Episode 84|48min
Something in the Way
The fourth anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Iran’s president’s death, and bird flu.
Must Worship Songs Be Made by Christians? Brazil’s Pop Stars Prompt Debate
As More Brazilian Pop Stars Praise God with Their Lips, Does It Matter If Hearts Are Far?
Gospel music is soaring in popularity in Brazil, leading artists with little Christian background to release worship songs and pastors to mull motives.
Mad Max Does Genesis
Mad Max Does Genesis
Furiosa begins with a retelling of the biblical Fall. After its apocalypse comes something new.
Pastors Will Try to Spare South Africa’s Tense Elections from Violence
Pastors Will Try to Spare South Africa’s Tense Elections from Violence
Oscar Siwali is mobilizing conflict mediators as the country goes to the polls. He only wishes his organization could train more.
What I Would Change After 30 Years of Marriage
What I Would Change After 30 Years of Marriage
I should have invited Ruth to our wedding—to acknowledge how much our ordinary moments point to the story of Christ.
In Succor and Silence
In Succor and Silence
On praying past the end of silver linings to a God who often does not answer as I hope.
The Church Behind Bars Is Alive and Well
Viral JesusEpisode 122|43min
The Church Behind Bars Is Alive and Well
Heather and Heather Rice Minus discuss prison ministry.
In ‘3 Body Problem,’ Our Days Are Numbered
In ‘3 Body Problem,’ Our Days Are Numbered
The Netflix adaptation of an acclaimed Chinese sci-fi series is anxious about time. Christians don’t have to be.
What Believers Can and Can’t Affirm in Those Who Affirm Same-Sex Marriage
What Believers Can and Can’t Affirm in Those Who Affirm Same-Sex Marriage
Rebecca McLaughlin takes care to filter their legitimate claims from their flawed assumptions.
How to Pray with ADHD
How to Pray with ADHD
Christians with neurodivergence are exploring other options for devotions and Bible study.