April (Web-only) 2017

‘The Leftovers’ Explores the Fallout of a Godless Rapture
‘The Leftovers’ Explores the Fallout of a Godless Rapture
As it enters its third season, the acclaimed drama continues to take a long, hard look at our responses to loss.
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
Dispatches from Baylor: Let Women Lead
We see female professors excel when the people around them support their callings.
Can Christians Affirm Transhumanism?
Can Christians Affirm Transhumanism?
The challenges for the church in a world of rapidly changing technology.
Who’s In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?
Who’s In Charge of the Christian Blogosphere?
The age of the internet has birthed a crisis of authority, especially for women.
Adam and Eve Can't Save Your Marriage
Adam and Eve Can't Save Your Marriage
What Bruce Feiler's reading of 'the first love story' leaves out.
Kendrick Lamar's Duel with Damnation
Kendrick Lamar's Duel with Damnation
The influential rapper’s latest record is all about our fear of being condemned.
Imagining a Better Marriage Actually Improved Mine
Imagining a Better Marriage Actually Improved Mine
Rather than living in ongoing resentment, I sensed God calling me to refocus.
Open Your Home to the Homeless, Even When It Makes You Uncomfortable
Open Your Home to the Homeless, Even When It Makes You Uncomfortable
Welcoming the stranger carries real risks. But hospitality is a New Testament expectation.
Christians, Think Twice About Eradicating Mosquitoes to Defeat Malaria
Christians, Think Twice About Eradicating Mosquitoes to Defeat Malaria
When disease vectors are also victims.
The March for Science Isn’t Anti-Religion. Most Scientists Aren’t Either.
The March for Science Isn’t Anti-Religion. Most Scientists Aren’t Either.
What I’ve learned from a decade of studying the faith of researchers.
How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery
How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery
A director of church mobilization for International Justice Mission says women can’t have it all, but they can have something better.
‘The Lost City of Z’ Points to the City That Is to Come
‘The Lost City of Z’ Points to the City That Is to Come
The thrilling story of British explorer Percy Fawcett dramatizes our search for a transcendent home.
The March for Science Is Willing to Get Political. But Will It Welcome Religion?
The March for Science Is Willing to Get Political. But Will It Welcome Religion?
How evangelical scientists square their place in the global movement.
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
How Brainy Women Benefit the Church
A recent study suggests that intelligence is often associated with masculinity, not femininity.
The Most Dangerous Thing About Being a Missionary in a Hostile Country
The Most Dangerous Thing About Being a Missionary in a Hostile Country
It all depends on how you understand ‘safety.’
Why Orthodoxy Appeals to Hank Hanegraaff and Other Evangelicals
Why Orthodoxy Appeals to Hank Hanegraaff and Other Evangelicals
An Orthodox scholar offers his insights on a Christian tradition without the theology of Aquinas and Augustine.
Rebekah Lyons: ‘Freedom from Mental Illness Means More than Being “Cured”’
The Calling | 44 min
Rebekah Lyons: ‘Freedom from Mental Illness Means More than Being “Cured”’
For the ‘You Are Free’ author, being blindsided by panic disorder revealed a deeper need for a rescuing Savior.
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
How can the church help those who are grieving motherhood?
When ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’ Bombed, I Had to Rethink Humility
When ‘Mass Effect Andromeda’ Bombed, I Had to Rethink Humility
Watching a beloved video game franchise crash and burn challenged my gut reaction to disappointment.
The Hard-Edged Hope of Wendell Berry
The Hard-Edged Hope of Wendell Berry
Why his vision of humble communities and humane economies is just what the world needs right now.
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
Scoot Over, That’s My Seat
Scoot Over, That’s My Seat
My spot in church is more than just a thoughtless habit.
Jesus Died to Redeem Our Sleep
Jesus Died to Redeem Our Sleep
How our sinful struggle with sleep became a righteous rest.
LIVE: How Should White Evangelicals Respond to President Trump?
LIVE: How Should White Evangelicals Respond to President Trump?
Three Christian leaders reflect on their movement and the administration nearly 100 days into the new presidency.
In ‘The Case for Christ,’ Experience, not Evidence, Is the Real Clincher
In ‘The Case for Christ,’ Experience, not Evidence, Is the Real Clincher
Pure Flix's adaptation of the apologetics classic succeeds most where it preaches least.
How Single Women Became an Unstoppable Force in Bible Translation
How Single Women Became an Unstoppable Force in Bible Translation
Female missionaries have propelled the movement to bring Scripture to every tribe and tongue.
Easter’s Blow to My Social Apathy
Easter’s Blow to My Social Apathy
Only Jesus can offer forgiveness, both for the evil of history and the evil in my heart.
Why Christians Can Celebrate Passover, Too
Why Christians Can Celebrate Passover, Too
A Response to ‘Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal.’
Why Corruption Is an Urgent Justice Issue
Why Corruption Is an Urgent Justice Issue
While living abroad, I discovered the corrosive effects of corruption and the suffering it causes.
Pete Holmes: Believing in God Gave Me Hope as Comic
Pete Holmes: Believing in God Gave Me Hope as Comic
In his new HBO show 'Crashing,' the former evangelical winks to Christian fans.
Book List: Our Favorite Easter Resources for Kids
Book List: Our Favorite Easter Resources for Kids
10 faith-enriching picture books.
Lee Strobel’s Hope for Apologetics in a ‘Post-Truth’ Culture
The Calling | 48 min
Lee Strobel’s Hope for Apologetics in a ‘Post-Truth’ Culture
As ‘The Case for Christ’ heads to the big screen, the journalist-turned-evangelist reflects on what's changed—and what’s stayed the same—about defending the faith.
‘S-Town’ Explores the Maze of the Divine Clockmaker’s Mind
‘S-Town’ Explores the Maze of the Divine Clockmaker’s Mind
In the new hit podcast from the producers of ‘Serial,’ the shattered Imago Dei takes center stage.
10 Things Sexual Assault Victims Want You to Know
10 Things Sexual Assault Victims Want You to Know
When I posed a question about abuse on Facebook, I was inundated with responses.
Franklin Graham’s Global Fallout, from Canada to Japan
Franklin Graham’s Global Fallout, from Canada to Japan
Vancouver pastor: How the church can model civil discourse amid controversy.
When You've Been Wronged
When You've Been Wronged
Is forgiveness more important than justice?

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Fighting the Pandemic with Our Hearts and Our Smarts
Fighting the Pandemic with Our Hearts and Our Smarts
A development economist and a disaster-relief expert show how to approach COVID-19 as “Shrewd Samaritans.”