January (Web-only) 2019

Why Islamist Terrorists Attacked Christians in the Philippines
Why Islamist Terrorists Attacked Christians in the Philippines
The global and local conditions that have provoked this long-running aggression.
Keeping Satan’s Fingerprints Off of Your Marriage
Keeping Satan’s Fingerprints Off of Your Marriage
Why husbands and wives need to suit up for spiritual war.
The Hebrew Israelites in That March for Life Viral Video, Explained
The Hebrew Israelites in That March for Life Viral Video, Explained
Who is this sect? And how has the church responded to this community?
A Time for War and a Time for Peace
A Time for War and a Time for Peace
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests.
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
Martin Luther King Jr.: Exemplar of Hope
Martin Luther King Jr.: Exemplar of Hope
The Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy embodies the revolutionary ethic Jesus Christ.
Can We Handle the Truth About Racism and the Church?
Can We Handle the Truth About Racism and the Church?
Before racial reconciliation can happen, says Jemar Tisby, American believers need to reckon honestly with the sins of the past.
No Sign Language in the World Has Its Own Bible Translation
No Sign Language in the World Has Its Own Bible Translation
Deaf communities around the world are still waiting to experience God's Word in their first language. How much longer will it be?
What Humans Have That Machines Don’t
What Humans Have That Machines Don’t
How a theology of personhood cuts against the mechanical metaphors we use to describe ourselves.
Running from the Light—and the Snakes
Running from the Light—and the Snakes
An opera heroine’s conflict with her faith and family has dangerously high stakes.
Spiritual Revolutionaries in an Age of Despair
Spiritual Revolutionaries in an Age of Despair
These practices of Anna and Simeon kept them faithful in a time of seeming hopelessness.
When Great Writers Wrestle with Faith
When Great Writers Wrestle with Faith
Why have so many modern novelists and poets chased after (and fled from) God?
Curiosity Propels My Toddler to Learn. Will Computers Ever Compare?
Curiosity Propels My Toddler to Learn. Will Computers Ever Compare?
How our relationship to God makes us unique from our robot imitators.
The Schism Dividing the Orthodox Church
The Schism Dividing the Orthodox Church
What to know about the controversy dividing 300 million Christians.
Our 15 Most-Read Book Reviews of 2018
Our 15 Most-Read Book Reviews of 2018
Mr. Rogers’s dangerous side, what we lose when hymnbooks disappear, and quitting the tug-of-war over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s legacy.
How to Defend the Gospels with Confidence
How to Defend the Gospels with Confidence
Questions about their reliability deserve better than sheepish mumbling.
Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support
Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support
We won’t achieve perfect unanimity on every contested topic.
Unraveling the Chicken-and-Egg Puzzle Behind the ‘God Gap’ in Voting
Unraveling the Chicken-and-Egg Puzzle Behind the ‘God Gap’ in Voting
Do people choose their politics on the basis of their religion, or is it the other way around?
This New Year, Build Character
This New Year, Build Character
Why it's time to make virtue a priority.
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Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Telling the uncomfortable story of “desolate” Tamar positions us to show a kind of compassion King David didn’t.
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