April (Web-only) 2021

I Laid Down My Islamic Privilege to Preach Jesus Around the World
I Laid Down My Islamic Privilege to Preach Jesus Around the World
How a direct descendant of Muhammad met Christ on a crowded Pakistani sidewalk.
Diplomacy with Iran Requires Biblical Wisdom. The US Has Chosen Foolishness.
Diplomacy with Iran Requires Biblical Wisdom. The US Has Chosen Foolishness.
“The mouths of fools are their undoing, and their lips are a snare to their very lives.” (Proverbs 18:7)
What Pro-Lifers Can Learn from the Planned Parenthood Apology
What Pro-Lifers Can Learn from the Planned Parenthood Apology
In the fight against dehumanization, both progressives and conservatives miss the mark.
Reading Is Up During the Pandemic. That’s Good for Christians.
Reading Is Up During the Pandemic. That’s Good for Christians.
There are spiritual and cultural implications of deep reading.
In a Post-Christian Culture, There’s No Good Way Around Being the ‘Baddies’
In a Post-Christian Culture, There’s No Good Way Around Being the ‘Baddies’
If we have to wear the villain label, we can at least wear it with calmness, confidence, and joy.
DMX Bared His Sins and Soul to Make His Music a Testimony
DMX Bared His Sins and Soul to Make His Music a Testimony
How the life and lyrics of the late rapper challenge our notions of sanctification and struggle.
‘Minari’ Recognizes Those Who Have Sacrificed Much. So Can the Church.
‘Minari’ Recognizes Those Who Have Sacrificed Much. So Can the Church.
The Oscar-nominated film is a homage to those who feel invisible.
The Splintering of the Evangelical Soul
The Splintering of the Evangelical Soul
Why we’re coming apart, and how we might come together again.
Five Ways Biblical Geography Shapes Our View of God’s Mission
Five Ways Biblical Geography Shapes Our View of God’s Mission
Tracing the terrain of Scripture’s stories shows us how God works in our physical world.
When Do the Latest Hillsong and Bethel Hits Belong in Your Sunday Lineups?
When Do the Latest Hillsong and Bethel Hits Belong in Your Sunday Lineups?
How worship pastors decide whether to sing to the Lord a new song.
An Altar Call for Backsliding Book People
An Altar Call for Backsliding Book People
Two authors encourage Christians to rededicate themselves to attentive, artful reading.
Remembering Robert E. Cooley, Former President of Gordon-Conwell
Remembering Robert E. Cooley, Former President of Gordon-Conwell
He brought archaeological expertise to Israel, Egypt, and North America.
The Best Advice on Engaging Muslims
The Best Advice on Engaging Muslims, from Arab Evangelical Scholars
Diverse anthology of current Christian research on Islam, the Quran, and Muhammad suggests biblically-faithful paths for better engagement beyond polemics or dialogue.
Baptists Can Dunk: 5 Facts About Baylor Basketball’s Historic NCAA Championship Win
Baptists Can Dunk: 5 Facts About Baylor Basketball’s Historic NCAA Championship Win
A culture of joy is at the center of the 114-year-old program’s first national title.
Tim Keller: Hope for a Better World Starts with the Resurrection
Tim Keller: Hope for a Better World Starts with the Resurrection
Four reasons Christianity offers unparalleled confidence that history is headed somewhere good.
Rethinking Multiethnic Churches
Rethinking Multiethnic Churches
A discussion on the fruits and challenges of multiethnic congregations.
Jesus Was the God-Man, Not the God-Superman
Jesus Was the God-Man, Not the God-Superman
His moments of doubt and temptation attest that we can follow him through our own.

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Why Defining Gossip Matters in the Church’s Response to Abuse
Why Defining Gossip Matters in the Church’s Response to Abuse
Have we tamed the tongue too much? Christians work to recover a biblical understanding of harmful hearsay vs. healthy criticism.

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