July (Web-only) 2018

Surprise! A Conference for Gay Christians Has Sparked Controversy
Surprise! A Conference for Gay Christians Has Sparked Controversy
Why Revoice has stirred debate about temptation and sin.
Why Public Intellectuals Need Their Ivory Towers
Why Public Intellectuals Need Their Ivory Towers
Ta-Nehisi Coates’s departure from 'The Atlantic' reflects a growing crisis: Our digital age inhibits reliable and enduring insight.
Revoice’s Founder Answers the LGBT Conference’s Critics
Revoice’s Founder Answers the LGBT Conference’s Critics
Orientation is not necessarily sexual, Nate Collins says.
God’s Battle for Your Bank Account
God’s Battle for Your Bank Account
Why idolatry is an economic issue and what to do about it.
With Sexual Sin, Truth and Mercy Triumph over Judgment
With Sexual Sin, Truth and Mercy Triumph over Judgment
What I've learned from both sides of a hard conversation.
Study: US Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD
Study: US Churches Exclude Children with Autism, ADD/ADHD
Children with the greatest need for a supportive community were the most likely to feel unwelcome.
Do Church Plants Drive Neighborhood Change?
Do Church Plants Drive Neighborhood Change?
Why gentrification seems to correlate with the opening of new urban congregations.
Rethinking Apologetics for the Black Church
Rethinking Apologetics for the Black Church
“Black people in the inner city need apologetics, but black people in the suburbs do, too,” says apologist Lisa Fields.
How Christians Can Take the Lead with Paid Family Leave
How Christians Can Take the Lead with Paid Family Leave
A new report from the Center for Public Justice offers guiding principles for how church communities, policy makers, and employers can put pro-family beliefs into action.
How to Witness to a Distracted World
How to Witness to a Distracted World
Effective Christian evangelism and discipleship requires us to be disruptive.
Can Preachers Make an Impact in a Post-Christian World?
Can Preachers Make an Impact in a Post-Christian World?
Herman Bavinck’s advice to 19th century pastors still holds true today.
The Great Commission Starts in Your Backyard
The Great Commission Starts in Your Backyard
For parents, our most important mission field is closer than we think.
What a Conservative Court Means for Christian Unity
What a Conservative Court Means for Christian Unity
White evangelical leaders applaud SCOTUS nominee’s religious liberty credentials. That’s not necessarily the litmus test for their brothers and sisters of color.
Pilgrim’s Progress: How Restlessness Leads Us to Jesus
Pilgrim’s Progress: How Restlessness Leads Us to Jesus
Exile is part of the Christian experience. But our wandering is not without a destination.
Brazilian Soccer’s Evangelical Embrace Mirrors Its Nation’s
Brazilian Soccer’s Evangelical Embrace Mirrors Its Nation’s
How the religious movement has spread across the once-overwhelmingly Catholic country.
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
A Great and Terrible Nation
A Great and Terrible Nation
Understanding our history, and how that might frame our Fourth of July prayers.
Brazil’s Soccer Stars Love Jesus. But They Can’t Thank Him for World Cup Wins.
Brazil’s Soccer Stars Love Jesus. But They Can’t Thank Him for World Cup Wins.
What a team ban on religious celebrations reveals about evangelicals in South America’s biggest country.

Top Story October 26, 2020

Will Peace with Israel Secure Sudan’s Religious Freedom?
Will $335 Million Peace with Israel Secure Sudan’s Religious Freedom?
Sudanese religious leaders and American human rights experts examine the latest and symbolically powerful Arab normalization agreement with the Jewish state.