August (Web-only) 2018

Is Your Notion of Human Dignity Too Narrow?
Is Your Notion of Human Dignity Too Narrow?
Why “life issues” aren’t the only issues that pivot on what it means to bear God’s image.
Aretha Franklin’s One Faith
Aretha Franklin’s One Faith
As her father once said, Aretha was still a gospel singer.
Pastoring in Charlottesville After the Protests
Pastoring in Charlottesville After the Protests
What’s unified and divided the church a year after the alt-right’s violent rally.
Why Zika, and Other Viruses, Don’t Disprove God’s Goodness
Why Zika, and Other Viruses, Don’t Disprove God’s Goodness
A microbiologist reflects on the problem of evil in human diseases.
John Inazu: Why I’m Still Confident About ‘Confident Pluralism’
John Inazu: Why I’m Still Confident About ‘Confident Pluralism’
The past two years have only strengthened my belief that tolerance, humility, and patience can help heal our fractious public life.
The Healing of Willow Creek
The Healing of Willow Creek
Misguided loyalty harmed this historic congregation. True loyalty can redeem it.
Onward Christian Superheroes
Onward Christian Superheroes
Two of Netflix’s Marvel heroes arise out of their respective Christian cultures.
John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
Reformed tweaks to Methodist hit raise the question: Should hymns keep the theological orientation of their authors?
Moms Who Miscarry Benefit from Going to Church, Research Shows
Moms Who Miscarry Benefit from Going to Church, Research Shows
National study ties church participation to improved mental health after a miscarriage.
The Bill Hybels News Isn’t Just Another Pastor Sex Scandal
The Bill Hybels News Isn’t Just Another Pastor Sex Scandal
Willow Creek changed how Americans do church. What happens now?
‘Christopher Robin’ Is Childhood Revisited ... and Resold
‘Christopher Robin’ Is Childhood Revisited ... and Resold
The keepers of our nostalgia want to peddle it to us again and again.
Learning to See Your Single Neighbor
Learning to See Your Single Neighbor
The more the church recognizes our worth, the better we can integrate into the church.
What We Lose When Hymnbooks Disappear
What We Lose When Hymnbooks Disappear
Tangible objects of faith play an essential role in binding a community of believers together.
The Other Benedict Option: Humility
The Other Benedict Option: Humility
What a sixth-century monk can teach all of us about public engagement
The Other Family Separation at the Border: Canadian and US Evangelicals
The Other Family Separation at the Border: Canadian and US Evangelicals
Conservative Christians in Canada didn’t vote for Trump. But they are affected by his faithful followers.
Top Story August 17, 2018
Richard Stearns: ‘Every Day Is a Celebration’
Richard Stearns: ‘Every Day Is a Celebration’
After 20 years of tackling the “hole in our gospel,” World Vision's most recent president is fine retiring from World Vision with some tasks unfinished.