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Preach What You Practice
Preach What You Practice
Decades ago, theologian Paul Jewett modeled moves white Christians must make toward racial solidarity.
God Knew What He Was Doing When He Gave Jesus Two Family Trees
God Knew What He Was Doing When He Gave Jesus Two Family Trees
How to sort out the many disparities between the genealogies of Matthew and Luke.
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5 Digital Tools to Reconnect Pastors to Their People
Despite challenges of a pandemic, churches can regain visibility.
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?
Threw Away Your Shot? You’ll Get Another.
Threw Away Your Shot? You’ll Get Another.
When we mess up God-given opportunities, God has a habit of giving us more.
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.

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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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Israel's Experience and Immigration Today
Israel's Experience and Immigration Today
Danny Carroll explores Israel's life beyond deportation
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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.
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.
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.