October (Web-only) 2018

Four-Star General: Military More Cautious About Faith
Four-Star General: Military More Cautious About Faith
General Roger Brady (USAF, Ret.) thinks soldiers are becoming more religious but the armed forces are more uncertain about religious expression.
God's Generous Return Policy
God's Generous Return Policy
We are obsessed with making progress, but the Bible reminds us it is often important to go back.
What to Make of James MacDonald Suing Julie Roys
What to Make of James MacDonald Suing Julie Roys
Can Christians at odds still follow 1 Corinthians and avoid taking each other to court?
Sponsor Content PostWhat the Bible Did During American Slavery
What the Bible Did During American Slavery
Both the North and the South read the same Scripture. What's going on here?
Anti-Semitism and Unforgivable Sin
Anti-Semitism and Unforgivable Sin
Hate is weak. Mercy is strong.
Don’t Worry, There Are More Demons Than You Think
Don’t Worry, There Are More Demons Than You Think
What Halloween gets right about spirits and why Christians have nothing to be afraid of.
Sponsor Content PostWhen the Bible and Humanity Collide
When the Bible and Humanity Collide
Scripture's role in American history turned my feel-good project on its head.
Is Trump Our Cyrus? The Old Testament Case for Yes and No
Is Trump Our Cyrus? The Old Testament Case for Yes and No
Christians’ eagerness to understand God’s will in real time can cause them to overlook fundamental biblical and divine principles.
Rethinking Our Relationship with the News
Rethinking Our Relationship with the News
Both religion and politics have complicated it. How do we start fresh?
Iraqi Christians Waited Years for American Funds. Is Now Too Late?
Iraqi Christians Waited Years for American Funds. Is Now Too Late?
The despair and hope of the country’s persecuted religious minorities.
Joy Davidman: The Woman Who Wanted Something More
Joy Davidman: The Woman Who Wanted Something More
Patti Callahan uses historical fiction to trace the transformative journey of C. S. Lewis’s wife.
The News Won’t Set You Free (Even If It’s ‘Christian’)
The News Won’t Set You Free (Even If It’s ‘Christian’)
How round-the-clock headlines distort our focus on eternity.
Andy Stanley: Jesus Ended the Old Covenant Once and for All
Andy Stanley: Jesus Ended the Old Covenant Once and for All
A brief response to Robert Foster on my book, ‘Irresistible.’
A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ
A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ
If God wants us to believe in him, why doesn’t he come out of hiding?
Climate Change Divides the US Church. It Unites the Global One.
Climate Change Divides the US Church. It Unites the Global One.
Why a Christian response to global warming is about more than rising temperatures.
The Irresistible Connection Between the Old and New Testaments
The Irresistible Connection Between the Old and New Testaments
Why Andy Stanley's “unhitching” robs Christianity of power.
Giving Sabbath a Rest
Giving Sabbath a Rest
How God's grace turned my strict views upside down.
Should Christians Trust Saudi Crown Prince’s Promises of Reform?
Should Christians Trust Saudi Crown Prince’s Promises of Reform?
Things may be getting better for religious minorities, but MBS’s promises of countrywide reform ring hollow.
Susannah Spurgeon Lived for Christ Without Leaving Her Home
Susannah Spurgeon Lived for Christ Without Leaving Her Home
Her behind-the-scenes ministry reminds us that pastors (and their spouses) can’t be reduced to a package of roles and gifts.
We Interviewed 20 Christians Who Can’t Go to North Korea Anymore
We Interviewed 20 Christians Who Traveled to North Korea. Now They Can’t.
About 70 faith-based groups must surmount legal hurdles to engage the restrictive nation.
Time Doesn’t Heal Sexual Assault If Victims Are Silenced
Time Doesn’t Heal Sexual Assault If Victims Are Silenced
How churches can help victims decades after assault.
Walker Percy: The Hopeful Dystopian
Walker Percy: The Hopeful Dystopian
The novelist’s darkly satirical lessons remain stubbornly relevant, no matter the news cycle.
The Unexplored Faith in Ken Burns’s ‘The Mayo Clinic’
The Unexplored Faith in Ken Burns’s ‘The Mayo Clinic’
Film relates the role of faith in the prestigious hospital founding but remains quiet about patients’ own beliefs.
What Tim Keller Wants American Christians to Know About Politics
What Tim Keller Wants American Christians to Know About Politics
Between the Senate’s Supreme Court hearings and midterms, how can the church make its way through a relentless news cycle?
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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