October (Web-only) 2019

My Advice to Struggling Artists: Seek First God’s Kingdom
My Advice to Struggling Artists: Seek First God’s Kingdom
The key to creativity is worship and prayer.
The New ‘Harriet’ Biopic Is Faithful to Tubman’s Faith
The New ‘Harriet’ Biopic Is Faithful to Tubman’s Faith
Biographer Kate Clifford Larson talks about the famous female abolitionist and the cinematic portrayal of her life.
The New Testament Teaches Us Not to Second-Guess Conversions
The New Testament Teaches Us Not to Second-Guess Surprising Conversions
Long before Kanye, even the most unexpected believers—like Paul himself—point us toward acceptance over suspicion.
Lord, We Don’t Know What We Should Be Asking of You
Lord, We Don’t Know What We Should Be Asking of You
For anyone who struggles to pray, Pete Greig’s new book offers an easy and approachable guide.
Kanye West’s Long, Complicated Relationship with Christianity
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Kanye West’s Long, Complicated Relationship with Christianity
The rapper’s need for God has manifested in his music far before “Jesus Is King.”
Latasha Morrison: Racial Reconciliation Starts at the Cross
Latasha Morrison: Racial Reconciliation Starts at the Cross
The Be the Bridge founder’s new book gives readers a theologically rich approach to crossing racial divides.
A Message to John MacArthur: The Bible Calls Both Men and Women to ‘Go Home’
A Message to John MacArthur: The Bible Calls Both Men and Women to ‘Go Home’
The California pastor’s recent statement isn’t fundamentally about female preaching.
She Arrived as an Overwhelmed Nurse. She Left as the ‘Midwife of Borneo.’
She Arrived as an Overwhelmed Nurse. She Left as the ‘Midwife of Borneo.’
Meet the young British missionary who revolutionized healthcare in a remote territory at the other end of the world.
John MacArthur Is No Stranger to Controversy
John MacArthur Is No Stranger to Controversy
A closer look at the ministry and theology behind the outspoken California pastor.
Paula White-Cain’s Evangelical Support Squad Isn’t as Surprising as It Seems
Paula White-Cain’s Evangelical Support Squad Isn’t as Surprising as It Seems
The movement has a long history of partnerships that transcend doctrinal divides.
The Gospels Are Fact Not Folklore
The Gospels Are Fact Not Folklore
Why the first four books of the New Testament should be read as serious historical sources.
Jesus Stopped Me from a Shooting Rampage
Jesus Stopped Me from a Shooting Rampage
‘Rage of Evil’ documentary recounts would-be school shooter’s road to redemption
Why We Still Prophesy Hope
Why We Still Prophesy Hope
Bearing witness to our past and present reveals a relentless love in the face of evil.
Baptists and Catholics Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages
How Baptists and Catholics Together Helped Save Thousands of Florida Marriages
A faith-based marriage campaign in Jacksonville appears to have driven divorce rates down. Can the model be replicated?
The Puritans Had Two Shots at Building a Godly Society
The Puritans Had Two Shots at Building a Godly Society
In both England and America, their political experiments collapsed. But they left behind a spiritual legacy that still inspires.
Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria Threatens the Growing Kurdish Church
Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria Threatens the Growing Kurdish Church
Christianity is spreading in the majority Sunni community. But what will the violence mean?
The Early Church Thrived Amid Secularism and Shows How We Can, Too
The Early Church Thrived Amid Secularism and Shows How We Can, Too
The pre-Christendom church managed to avoid both isolationism and accommodationism. Their model gives us a map for post-Christendom challenges.
The Best of CT: Creation Care and Environmental Stewardship
The Best of CT: Creation Care and Environmental Stewardship
Highlights from our archives.
The Best of CT: Halloween, Neopaganism, and Witches
The Best of CT: Halloween, Neopaganism, and Witches
Highlights from our archives.
Faith-Based Show ‘Vindication’ Displays Realities of Sexual Abuse
Faith-Based Show ‘Vindication’ Displays Realities of Sexual Abuse
The Amazon Prime series is personal for its starring actress Emma Elle Roberts.
The Best of CT: Missions to the Waorani
The Best of CT: Missions to the Waorani
Highlights from our archives.
The Best of CT: The Beatitudes
The Best of CT: The Beatitudes
Highlights from our archives.
Why It’s Easier to Accept David as a Murderer than a Rapist
Why It’s Easier to Accept David as a Murderer than a Rapist
The current debate over what happened to Bathsheba forces us to think deeper about motives and power.
Let the Little Children Come to Church, Safely
Let the Little Children Come to Church, Safely
Improved policies are the first step in a major cultural shift to eradicate sex abuse in kids ministry.
Catholic Leaders Are Discussing Married Priests, Female Church Leadership, and Climate Change
Catholic Leaders Are Discussing Married Priests, Female Church Leadership, and Climate Change
What Protestants need to know about Pope Francis’s Amazon Synod.
Down in the Dirt with a Soil-Splattered God
Down in the Dirt with a Soil-Splattered God
Our Heavenly Father is immersed in the mess and muck of life. How often do we notice?
The Bible Is More Than the Sum of Its Books
The Bible Is More Than the Sum of Its Books
Why Christians read the diversity within the canon as a unified whole.
Forgiveness Went Viral. Calls for Justice Should Too
Botham Jean’s Brother’s Offer of Forgiveness Went Viral. His Mother’s Calls for Justice Should Too.
Let’s not distort the gospel by elevating one family member’s words over the other.
In Abuse Cases, Don’t Trust Your Gut
In Abuse Cases, Don’t Trust Your Gut
Malcolm Gladwell’s new book leans too much on private interpretations of truth.
Living with Bacteria, Dying to Self: My Life with Crohn’s
Living with Bacteria, Dying to Self: My Life with Crohn’s
An ordained scientist reflects on God's grace and his gut biome.
Master’s Seminary Grad Takes Kanye’s Crowds to Church
Master’s Seminary Grad Takes Kanye’s Crowds to Church
How the pastor of a small, nondenominational Bible church ended up in Kanye’s circle.
Forgiveness First, Restoration Later: Pastor Responds to Recanted Hair-Cutting Account
Forgiveness First, Restoration Later: Pastor Responds to Recanted Hair-Cutting Account
The church sees the incident as a chance for students to demonstrate gospel reconciliation and for leaders to take a deeper look at racial dynamics among the diverse student body.
Lecrae Got Baptized Again. Here's Why People Were Upset
Lecrae Got Baptized Again. Here's Why People Were Upset
A deep dive into a very old sacrament.
British Evangelicals Brace for Brexit
British Evangelicals Brace for Brexit
Politics remain divisive, but churches seek unity in prayer.
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