February (Web-only) 2018

Why Christian Theology Needs (Former) Atheists
Why Christian Theology Needs (Former) Atheists
A lot of prominent 20th century Christian thinkers used to be skeptics.
Gandalf on the Quad
Gandalf on the Quad
What The Lord of the Rings can teach Christian leaders in higher education (and elsewhere).
How Evangelical Biblical Scholars Treat Scripture
How Evangelical Biblical Scholars Treat Scripture
We agree on the “divine inspiration, integrity, and authority of the Bible.” But there's much more to our hermeneutic.
We Need to Read Stories of People Who Were Enslaved
We Need to Read Stories of People Who Were Enslaved
Six reasons why listening to these voices is worth your time.
Unlike the Bible, ‘Living Biblically’ Plays It Safe
Unlike the Bible, ‘Living Biblically’ Plays It Safe
Despite the provocative concept, the CBS sitcom avoids offense as well as true humor.
What It Was Like to Be Billy Graham’s Pastor
What It Was Like to Be Billy Graham’s Pastor
Don Wilton, Graham’s spiritual confidant and preacher at his burial, said the evangelist never stopped striving for God.
How Billy Graham Built Christianity Today
The Calling | 42 min
How Billy Graham Built Christianity Today
CT's former president, Harold Myra, on the time he was grilled by Billy Graham, and what he learned from working with him.
Can Pain Cultivate Empathy in Us?
Can Pain Cultivate Empathy in Us?
Research suggests yes, and even the unlikely can grow. But our suffering Savior is the best model.
The Ultimate Billy Graham Playlist
The Ultimate Billy Graham Playlist
How America’s pastor popped up in lyrics from Pat Boone to Johnny Cash to dc Talk.
A Billy Graham Biographer Tells All!
A Billy Graham Biographer Tells All!
Grant Wacker on the evangelist’s sense of humor, his surprising friendship with LBJ, and his favorite of the Ten Commandments.
The Secrets to Graham’s Success
The Secrets to Graham’s Success
Five factors that show why the evangelist turned the world upside down.
Billy Graham and Johnny Cash: An Unlikely Friendship
Billy Graham and Johnny Cash: An Unlikely Friendship
The evangelist originally sought out the singer for the sake of his son.
Someday You Will Read or Hear That Billy Graham Didn’t Really Say That
Someday You Will Read or Hear That Billy Graham Didn’t Really Say That
The quote that went viral after Graham’s death actually came from D. L. Moody—but he probably wouldn’t mind.
What ‘Black Panther’ Means for Christians
What ‘Black Panther’ Means for Christians
This celebration of black culture and black success points to a bigger story for the church.
What Made Mental Illness a ‘Sin’? Paganism
What Made Mental Illness a ‘Sin’? Paganism
And how psychiatry and psychology came to be seen as anti-God.
The New View of Heaven Is Too Small
The New View of Heaven Is Too Small
Our recent emphasis on “kingdom work” misses the real hope of the afterlife.
The Hard Truth About Mr. Right
The Hard Truth About Mr. Right
An excerpt from “Party of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of Singleness.”
Getting from ‘Hello’ to ‘I Do’ on a Christian College Campus
Getting from ‘Hello’ to ‘I Do’ on a Christian College Campus
Evangelical students are dating with marriage in mind, but the road to the altar is anything but simple.
Christian Unity in Ashes
Christian Unity in Ashes
Ash Wednesday is an opportunity for Christians from many traditions to come together and recognize our need for Jesus.
 ‘Muscular Christianity’ Influenced the Creation of the Modern Olympics
‘Muscular Christianity’ Influenced the Creation of the Modern Olympics
How faith and fitness came together to bring back the ancient Greek competition.
Giving God the Glory: Christian Athletes to Watch in PyeongChang
Giving God the (Olympic) Glory: Christian Athletes to Watch in PyeongChang
These athletes walked with God along the arduous road to the Olympics.
The Deep Satisfaction of Accomplishing Something Together
The Deep Satisfaction of Accomplishing Something Together
A Christian college president defends institutional life—even the meetings!—as a high calling.
What Evangelicals Can Learn from George Lindbeck
What Evangelicals Can Learn from George Lindbeck
Here's why one of the leaders of postliberalism believed conservative Protestants would carry the torch.
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally?
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally?
The Andy Savage case should lead us to question the way many churches are handling the issue.
Why the US Believes Global Religious Freedom Is Good Foreign Policy
Why the US Believes Global Religious Freedom Is Good Foreign Policy
And just how successful America has been on promoting this value overseas.
I Was a Comedian First and an Atheist Second
I Was a Comedian First and an Atheist Second
Until God showed me that there’s more to life than making people laugh.
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