September (Web-only) 2018

Just 23 Iranian and Iraqi Refugees Have Come to America This Year
Just 23 Iranian and Iraqi Refugees Have Come to America This Year
The Trump administration announced further cuts to the resettlement program. What can Christians do?
Let’s Quit the Tug-of-War over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Legacy
Let’s Quit the Tug-of-War over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Legacy
How the German martyr’s example has been used—and abused—in American public discourse.
Can You Hear Me Now?
Can You Hear Me Now?
In an age when most are rushing to have their say, Christians can love by giving others a hearing.
How Poetry Quiets the ‘Pandemonium of Blab’
How Poetry Quiets the ‘Pandemonium of Blab’
Poet Christian Wiman helps us tune our ears to silence, so God's voice won't be lost in the noise.
More Than Material Minds
More Than Material Minds
As a Christian and a neuroscientist, I keep learning that to be human is to have a soul.
Myers-Briggs and Other Mirrors for the Soul
Myers-Briggs and Other Mirrors for the Soul
A new history of the ubiquitous personality test sheds light on what it can and can’t deliver.
Evangelism Is a Work of Social Justice
Evangelism Is a Work of Social Justice
How critics can help us keep such social ministries vibrant.
The Dark Night of the Dark Knight's Soul
The Dark Night of the Dark Knight's Soul
The hype declared Batman an atheist. There’s more to it than that.
Preparing to Witness an Act of God
Preparing to Witness an Act of God
Science can explain why Hurricane Florence is threatening my home. But it can’t interpret it.
John MacArthur's ‘Statement on Social Justice’ Is Aggravating Evangelicals
John MacArthur's ‘Statement on Social Justice’ Is Aggravating Evangelicals
Christians are talking past each other once again. What's going on?
David Foster Wallace Broke My Heart
David Foster Wallace Broke My Heart
Ten years after his suicide, I marvel at his genius but mourn the crushing burdens he carried.
How the Church Becomes a Community of Holiness
How the Church Becomes a Community of Holiness
Imitating Christ is not just an individual concern but a corporate affair.
Consider the Stem Cell: A Biology Instructor's Reflection on Calling
Consider the Stem Cell: A Biology Instructor's Reflection on Calling
There are more than biological principles inside cells.
A Bill Banning Reparative Therapy Spurred an Unlikely Relationship
A Bill Banning Reparative Therapy Spurred an Unlikely Relationship
How a gay California lawmaker and the former head of the National Association of Evangelicals found common ground on a controversial piece of legislation.
The Philadelphia Eagles Get the ‘God Squad’ Treatment
The Philadelphia Eagles Get the ‘God Squad’ Treatment
A reporter’s inside look at the team’s Christian culture repeats some characteristic flaws of evangelical writing on sports.
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
I was rolling on Ecstasy when the scales suddenly fell from my eyes.