October (Web-only) 2019
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
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 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
For anyone who struggles to pray, Pete Greig’s new book offers an easy and approachable guide.
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.
Evangelism Isn’t About Results
The Parable of the Sower frees us from our desire for resolution.
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.’
Meet the young British missionary who revolutionized healthcare in a remote territory at the other end of the world.
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
Why the first four books of the New Testament should be read as serious historical sources.
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
Bearing witness to our past and present reveals a relentless love in the face of evil.
My Road to Emmaus Ran Through East Los Angeles
Suffering and ministry turmoil left me devastated. Jesus met me there.
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
In both England and America, their political experiments collapsed. But they left behind a spiritual legacy that still inspires.
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.
Faith-Based Show ‘Vindication’ Displays Realities of Sexual Abuse
The Amazon Prime series is personal for its starring actress Emma Elle Roberts.
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.Português
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.
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.
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
Why Christians read the diversity within the canon as a unified whole.
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
Malcolm Gladwell’s new book leans too much on private interpretations of truth.
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
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
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.