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Middle-Age Couples: Your Marriage Doesn’t Have to Be Stuck in Survival Mode
Middle-Age Couples: Your Marriage Doesn’t Have to Be Stuck in Survival Mode
How the stresses and strains of aging can strengthen the bonds of love.
Reagan, Clinton, G.W. Bush, and Obama All Cited One Puritan Sermon
Reagan, Clinton, Bush, and Obama All Cited One Puritan Sermon to Explain America
How did a forgotten colonial text become a national origin story?
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5 Digital Tools to Reconnect Pastors to Their People
Despite challenges of a pandemic, churches can regain visibility.
Why ‘Cuties’  Isn’t Just Netflix’s Problem
Why ‘Cuties’ Isn’t Just Netflix’s Problem
The sexual exploitation of children is a symptom of a larger disease—one that we’re complicit in.
10 Bible Passages That Help Us Persevere
10 Bible Passages That Help Us Persevere
Study leaders, authors, and scholars share how Scripture has sustained them during difficult times.
The Fire This Time: How Climate Change Shifts Our Understanding of Suffering
The Fire This Time: How Climate Change Shifts Our Understanding of Suffering
Where is God as hundreds of thousands of acres on the West Coast go up in smoke?
Seven Deadly Sins, One Presidential Election
Seven Deadly Sins, One Presidential Election
Pride, envy, greed, and the rest all rear their heads for 2020.
Depression Plunged Me Into Darkness. God Met Me There.
Depression Plunged Me Into Darkness. God Met Me There.
I couldn’t read Scripture anymore, yet God’s Word still nourished me.
Secular Faiths Are Remaking the American Religious Landscape
Secular Faiths Are Remaking the American Religious Landscape
Tara Isabella Burton’s report on the ascendance of “Remixed” spirituality is equal parts fascinating and dismaying.
Fleeing the Oregon Fires Forced Me to Rethink the Future
Fleeing the Oregon Fires Forced Me to Rethink the Future
The exiled Israelites followed a pillar of smoke, one day at a time. Maybe I can do the same.

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Paul’s Word to Police: Protect the Weak
Paul’s Word to Police: Protect the Weak
As black Christians have long understood, the New Testament has a strong theology of law enforcement.
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A Sip in Time
A Sip in Time
It might just save you from saying something you oughtn't
(Jesus Creed)
Rise of the Machines: New Book Applies Christian Ethics to the Future of AI
Rise of the Machines: New Book Applies Christian Ethics to the Future of AI
John Lennox reflects on questions of consciousness in computers, enhancing humans, and other quandaries.
John Calvin: Justice Is a Form of Worship
John Calvin: Justice Is a Form of Worship
According to the Reformer, pursuing the good of others is a way to love God.
Keep Calm and Reboot
Keep Calm and Reboot
The Christian disciplines of self-suspicion, forgiveness, and hope all function well. We need to restart our faith in them.
How Are Pastors Handling Ungathered Worship?
How Are Pastors Handling Ungathered Worship?
Six church leaders share about their adaptations, innovations, and frustrations as they respond to COVID-19.
The Absence of Injustice Is Not Justice
The Absence of Injustice Is Not Justice
Acting affirmatively on the side of racial justice affirms the truth of the gospel.
Monuments Can Be Destroyed, but Not Forgotten
Monuments Can Be Destroyed, but Not Forgotten
Our most controversial stone statues carry layers of communal history that aren’t easily cast aside.