August (Web-only) 2019

The Righteous Gemstones Shines Its Satire on a Televangelist Empire
The Righteous Gemstones Shines Its Satire on a Televangelist Empire
For Christians, is the irreverent, unrighteous HBO comedy a laughing matter?
Your Home Is a Legacy in the Making
Your Home Is a Legacy in the Making
Christie Purifoy invites us to join God in cultivating places of beauty and peace.
A Christian Satirist Talks The Babylon Bee
A Christian Satirist Talks The Babylon Bee
The former editor in chief of The Wittenburg Door on making fun of the church in love.
Have Archaeologists Found the Lost City of the Apostles?
Have Archaeologists Found the Lost City of the Apostles?
Recent discoveries have placed the biblical city of Bethsaida closer to shore where Peter and Andrew left their nets to follow Christ.
Did CT Fail Its Readers on Civil Rights?
Did CT Fail Its Readers on Civil Rights?
Not in my view. Just the opposite.
My High School Classmates’ Obituaries Taught Me to Love Them
My High School Classmates’ Obituaries Taught Me to Love Them
Honoring the deceased can shape even those who didn't know them.
Put Not Your Trust in Credentials
Put Not Your Trust in Credentials
Chris Arnade’s moving account of “back-row America” made me reconsider my own definition of success.
The Limits of Pentecostal Women Leaders
The Limits of Pentecostal Women Leaders
When the tradition’s unique understanding of calling meets societal norms of leadership.
Should Creation Care Be a Major Priority for Christian Business Owners?
Should Environmental Concerns Be a Major Priority for a Christian Business Owner?
Experts weigh in from the Lausanne Movement’s Global Workplace Forum.
How Devotional Poetry Unlocks the Bible's Surprises
How Devotional Poetry Unlocks the Bible's Surprises
A new anthology helps us see the “saints and stumblers” of Scripture with fresh eyes.
The Christian Case Against the Orphanage
The Christian Case Against the Orphanage
Children need a stable family, not institutional care.
What Mass Shootings Mean for Loners and Youth Ministry
What Mass Shootings Mean for Loners and Youth Ministry
Where churches fall short in reaching young people.
Jesus, Deliver Us from This Racist Evil Age
Jesus, Deliver Us from This Racist Evil Age
We believe in a Savior who redeems, a Spirit who reconciles, and a gospel that is the antithesis of white supremacy.
What Hollywood Gets Right About Snake-Handling Christians
What Hollywood Gets Right About Snake-Handling Christians
The sincere portrayal in “Them That Follow” gives mainstream believers perspective on the real oddity of our faith.
I’m a Shooting Survivor. If You’re Going to Pray for Us, Here’s How.
I’m a Shooting Survivor. If You’re Going to Pray for Us, Here’s How.
We need more than “thoughts and prayers” in the immediate aftermath.
World Vision Helped Evangelicals Become Social Activists—Within Limits
World Vision Helped Evangelicals Become Social Activists—Within Limits
A new history tracks the uneasy alliance between the organization and its core supporters.
For Jesus Army, Must the Wages of Abuse Be Death?
For Jesus Army, Must the Wages of Abuse Be Death?
Closure of UK-based charismatic church network raises question of whether ministries can recover after abuse is uncovered.
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America Needed Spies. Many Missionaries Were Ready and Willing.
America Needed Spies During World War II. Many Missionaries Were Ready and Willing.
They regretted some of what they were asked to do, but they thought defending democracy was worth it.
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