October (Web-only) 2020

Armenian Christians Are Especially Worried About War
Armenian Christians Are Especially Worried About War
The current conflict with Azerbaijan is rekindling fears, a century after genocide.
Beth Moore on Standing Up to Your Own Tribe
Podcast | 36 min
Beth Moore on Standing Up to Your Own Tribe
From teaching Sunday school to a national platform, Beth Moore has always followed her passion . . . and her conscience.
The Art of Pastoring While Discouraged
Podcast | 30 min
The Art of Pastoring While Discouraged
Pastoring can take a toll on the souls of leaders. How can we deal with discouragement without losing our sense of calling and purpose?
Say a Prayer for the President
Say a Prayer for the President
Politics don’t matter when it comes to lifting up our leaders.
Amy Coney Barrett’s Message: The Maternal Hero Is a Myth
Amy Coney Barrett’s Message: The Maternal Hero Is a Myth
The trope of mother as superparent is a resounding rejection of grace.
Might From the Margins
Might From the Margins
People of color don't need white permission to use their power in Christ.
The Antidote to Spiritual Shallowness Isn’t ‘Believing Harder’
The Antidote to Spiritual Shallowness Isn’t ‘Believing Harder’ but Going Deeper
Rich Villodas’s book takes us further into our faith traditions, our relationships, and our very selves.
The Courts Alone Can’t Protect Christian Colleges
The Courts Alone Can’t Protect Christian Colleges
Fuller Seminary’s recent win is worth celebrating. But the legal rights of faith-based schools are still at risk.
The Art of Pastoring with Anxiety
Podcast | 27 min
The Art of Pastoring with Anxiety
The loneliness and pressures of pastoring can lead to tremendous anxiety. Jared Wilson and Ronnie Martin discuss how they’ve navigated theirs.
Amy Coney Barrett and the Christian Legal Community
Quick to Listen | 1 hr 2 min
Amy Coney Barrett and the Christian Legal Community
How the Supreme Court nominee reflects the movement’s shifting values and priorities.
The Supreme Court Isn’t All Powerful
The Supreme Court Isn’t All Powerful
When it comes to religious liberty, culture matters more than judicial rulings.
That the World May Know: How I Pray for Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Other Wars
That the World May Know: How I Pray for Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Other Wars
As my Armenian family grieves for Artsakh, John 17 offers a guide for all Christians to intercede for all conflicts.
Partner ContentBeth Moore Sounds the Alarm
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Beth Moore Sounds the Alarm
Justo González: Seminaries Need More Latinos
Justo González: Seminaries Need More Latinos
The theological education crisis is not financial. It's demographic.
The Shocking Necessity of Racist Violence
The Shocking Necessity of Racist Violence
It takes cruelty and brute force for human subjugation to work.
The DC Mayor Doesn’t Get to Define Church
The DC Mayor Doesn’t Get to Define Church
Why Capitol Hill Baptist is standing by the physical gathering as a biblical requirement.
Chinese Christians Deserve a Better Label Than ‘Persecuted’
Chinese Christians Deserve a Better Label Than ‘Persecuted’
Xi's government isn't friendly to religion. But its actions shouldn't color how we think of believers there.
Politics and Public Witness with David French
Podcast | 48 min
Politics and Public Witness with David French
From the written page, to the courtroom, to the streets of Iraq, David French has followed his passion for liberty.
Political Riptides Rip Us Apart
Political Riptides Rip Us Apart
A religious undercurrent mandates we stay calm and not panic as cultural oceans roil.
Old Books Are Strange and Threatening. That’s Why We Read Them.
Old Books Are Strange and Threatening. That’s Why We Should Read Them.
Alan Jacobs shows how to resist the pull of the present by engaging ideas from the past.
When Those in Power Get Sick
When Those in Power Get Sick
Do Old Testament stories about kings’ illnesses help us understand COVID-19 in the White House?
Coronavirus Church Closures Are Not Persecution
Coronavirus Church Closures Are Not Persecution
Restrictions on worship are unsettling and, in some cases, illegal. But American Christians must protect the intensity and veracity of the term.
The Pandemic Sent Thousands of Orphans Back to Their Families. Let’s Keep Them There.
The Pandemic Sent Thousands of Orphans Back to Their Families. Let’s Keep Them There.
The coronavirus outbreak will be either the worst or the best thing to happen to the world’s institutionalized children. It’s our choice.
Partner ContentJustin Giboney Saw a Problem. Then He Built Something
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Justin Giboney Saw a Problem. Then He Built Something
Evangelical Witness Is Compromised. We Need Repentance and Renewal.
Evangelical Witness Is Compromised. We Need Repentance and Renewal.
The National Association of Evangelicals calls Christians to affirm their moral leadership.
I Can Pray Heartily for the President and Still Hold Him Accountable
I Can Pray Heartily for the President and Still Hold Him Accountable
How Trump’s illness has (and hasn’t) changed the way I intercede for leaders.
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When a Christian Admits to Opioid Addiction
When a Christian Admits to Opioid Addiction
I was willing to serve a brother or sister in need. It was much harder to be a friend.
Be Still and Know
Be Still and Know
To participate in God’s love and healing amid racism, you must slow down and prayerfully ask yourself questions.

Top Story October 21, 2020

Armenian Christians Are Especially Worried About War
Armenian Christians Are Especially Worried About War
The current conflict with Azerbaijan is rekindling fears, a century after genocide.