May (Web-only) 2018

A Preacher, a Businessman, and Their ‘Crusade of Mercy’
A Preacher, a Businessman, and Their ‘Crusade of Mercy’
How American evangelicals became major players in the work of global charity.
College Board CEO: How Religious Education Helps Us Rethink the College Admissions Race
College Board CEO: How Religious Education Helps Us Rethink the College Admissions Race
The “soulcraft” found in faith-based learning is just what higher ed needs right now.
Fleming Rutledge: Why Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough
Fleming Rutledge: Why Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough
Americans increasingly identify as “spiritual but not religious.” Radical faith goes beyond both.
New Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet
Despite Disappointing Some, New Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet
Bible scholars have been waiting for the Gospel fragment’s publication for years.
What Are Christians to Make of Jordan Peterson?
What Are Christians to Make of Jordan Peterson?
An introduction to one of the most controversial public intellectuals of our time.
A Woman’s Guide to Seminary
A Woman’s Guide to Seminary
Ministry is serious business. These 9 steps are key to pursuing your training.
Are Southern Baptists Experiencing a #MeToo Moment?
Are Southern Baptists Experiencing a #MeToo Moment?
It's been a crazy week for America's largest Protestant denomination.
Memorial Day: For What Shall We Live?
Memorial Day: For What Shall We Live?
Whether we wear a uniform or not, we all have sacrificial service to offer.
Why So Many Christians Sound the Jewish Shofar in Israel
Why So Many Christians Sound the Jewish Shofar in Israel
Huckabee is far from the only Christian Zionist to appropriate the ancient ritual horn.
Q&A: Jackie Hill Perry on ‘Bending Myself to Jesus’
Q&A: Jackie Hill Perry on ‘Bending Myself to Jesus’
A rap artist reflects on her latest album and what it means to walk away from the “vultures of culture.”
The Humiliation of the Southern Baptist Convention
The Humiliation of the Southern Baptist Convention
Evangelicals, we can no longer say sexual misconduct is just a Roman Catholic problem.
Nigerian Christians Are Tired of Terror. Will They Fight Back?
Nigerian Christians Are Tired of Terror. Will They Fight Back?
How the church in Africa’s largest Christian—and Muslim—country is trying to emulate Christ in its response to unrelenting violence.
Beyond the Nakba: 7 Ways Christians Can Affirm a Positive Future for Palestinians
Beyond the Nakba: 7 Ways Christians Can Affirm a Positive Future for Palestinians
How to understand the “catastrophe” of 1948 and its impact on today’s Israel.
Parents: Let Go of Graduation Nostalgia
Parents: Let Go of Graduation Nostalgia
The end of school invites retrospection. But we have something better to look forward to.
You Keep Using That Word, ‘Christian’
You Keep Using That Word, ‘Christian’
Throughout American history, groups have given it different, often conflicting meanings. Can they all be right?
Jimmy Carter at Liberty Is 2018’s Most Surprising Yet Hopeful Commencement Speaker
Jimmy Carter at Liberty Is 2018’s Most Surprising Yet Hopeful Commencement Speaker
How the president on the other side of the Moral Majority ended up invited to its unofficial headquarters.
How Southern Baptist Leaders Aided My Escape from Abuse
How Southern Baptist Leaders Aided My Escape from Abuse
Christian men helped me end a violent marriage. Their voices matter now more than ever.
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
The same Spirit that descended on the disciples at Pentecost empowers our devotion to God.
The Family Feud that Changed the Shape of Christian Higher Education
The Family Feud that Changed the Shape of Christian Higher Education
What makes a college “evangelical” or “fundamentalist?” The dividing lines weren’t always so clear.
Rwanda Is 95 Percent Christian. So Why Is It Shutting Down Thousands of Churches?
Rwanda Is 95 Percent Christian. So Why Is It Shutting Down Thousands of Churches?
The state of faith in the East African country nearly 25 years after its brutal genocide.
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
John Perkins On The Day He Finally Understood The Bible
The Calling | 54 min
John Perkins On The Day He Finally Understood The Bible
How a textual discovery led to a life-long call to vindicate the poor, his community, and his own family name.
God Hates Abuse
God Hates Abuse
There’s more to the scriptural picture behind “I hate divorce.”
Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty
Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty
Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure?
God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting
God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting
Mother’s Day is difficult for many. But Scripture portrays a Father who knows our plight.
Carrying On After Jesus Is ‘Gone’
Carrying On After Jesus Is ‘Gone’
Jesus’ Ascension seems to happen at a rather inopportune time.
Why Turkey Is Accusing an American Pastor of Terrorism
Why Turkey Is Accusing an American Pastor of Terrorism
Here's the geopolitical context that’s landed this minister in prison.
Junk for Jesus
Junk for Jesus
Scripture invites us to give our firstfruits, not our fourthfruits.
Report: So-Called Christians Have Sense of Humor
Report: So-Called Christians Have Sense of Humor
The Babylon Bee lampoons evangelical culture and teaches us to lighten up, already.
Taking the Measure of Trump Country
Taking the Measure of Trump Country
A writer and a scholar attempt sympathetic portrayals of the president’s rural supporters, but their sympathy only extends so far.
What the Bible Says about Abuse Within Marriage
What the Bible Says about Abuse Within Marriage
God hates the oppressor, and suffering for the sake of suffering isn’t spiritual.
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.

Top Story October 25, 2020

Died: Luci Swindoll, Who Believed in God’s Grace and Being Herself
Died: Luci Swindoll, Who Believed in God’s Grace and Being Herself
Woman of Faith speaker celebrated life of singleness.