March (Web-only) 2021

Sin Makes Us Thirsty. Find Refreshment at the Cross.
Sin Makes Us Thirsty. Find Refreshment at the Cross.
Jesus went without water so we could drink eternally from the fountain of God’s grace.
Christians Need Win-Wins with Muslim Society More Than Wins in Court
Christians Need Win-Wins with Muslim Society More Than Wins in Court
What Malaysia’s High Court decision on Christian use of the word “Allah” means for the church.
An Indian Christian Doctor Sees COVID-19’s Silver Linings
An Indian Christian Doctor Sees COVID-19’s Silver Linings
Johnrose Austin Jayalal, president of the Indian Medical Association, says the pandemic stirred the church to action.
From the Empty Tomb to Today’s Abuse: Believe Women
From the Empty Tomb to Today’s Abuse: Believe Women
I was an RZIM apologist. Trusting female sources is key to Christian witness.
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Is Religious Liberty Really a Dance With the Devil?
Is Religious Liberty Really a Dance With the Devil?
Tertullian, Roger Williams, and John MacArthur debate the perils of freedom.
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Hide It Under a Bushel? Maybe.
Hide It Under a Bushel? Maybe.
Take it from the “secret disciples” who buried Jesus: Sometimes it’s prudent to stay mum about your faith.
Four Reasons for a Pandemic Funeral
Four Reasons for a Pandemic Funeral
Don't distance from mourning. You need the power of worship to usher your loved ones to glory.
The Body Keeps the Faith
The Body Keeps the Faith
Theologian says spiritual life continues despite disorientation of dementia.
Netflix’s Christian Camp Musical Nails Its ’90s CCM Soundtrack
Netflix’s Christian Camp Musical Nails Its ’90s CCM Soundtrack
‘A Week Away’ captures the look and sounds of summer camp but misses out on the beliefs beneath its catchy songs.
ORU Basketball Fans Know to ‘Expect a Miracle’
ORU Basketball Fans Know to ‘Expect a Miracle’
The team behind this year’s most impressive March Madness upset carries on Oral Roberts’s legacy of embracing sports as Christian witness.
The Broken and Beautiful Church Behind Aretha Franklin
The Broken and Beautiful Church Behind Aretha Franklin
National Geographic’s biopic offers a glimpse into the congregation that formed the “Queen of Soul.”
Partner ContentBlessing Others Despite Struggling with ALS
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Blessing Others Despite Struggling with ALS
ALS Family of Faith provides love, support, and hope for all of eternity.
The Atlanta Shooter Targeted My Community. He Also Came from My Former Church.
The Atlanta Shooter Targeted My Community. He Also Came from My Former Church.
An Asian American pastor grapples with grief, anger, and the evangelical response after last week’s attacks.
Why I Agreed to Receive Financial Help from Someone Who Needed It Herself
Why I Agreed to Receive Financial Help from Someone Who Needed It Herself
My pride was blinding me to an important truth: that healthy relationships revolve around mutuality, not one-sided generosity.
Study: Today’s Pastoral Counseling Is More Fluent in Psychology
Study: Today’s Pastoral Counseling Is More Fluent in Psychology
Journal documents how clergy adapted as more people turned to therapy over religion.
Become a CT Global Social Media Ambassador
Become a CT Global Social Media Ambassador
We're looking for Christians around the world to grow Christianity Today's social media presence in a 10-hour-a-week volunteer position.
Become a CT Global Translator
Become a CT Global Translator
We're building a "central nervous system" for the global body of Christ, with 2 million readers reached so far in 10+ languages. Volunteer with us!
Why the Bible Makes a Big Deal about Horns
Why the Bible Makes a Big Deal about Horns
Hannah, Zechariah, and the psalmists have good reasons for speaking of them so reverently.
The Future of UK Apologetics: From Big Brands to Locals in Pubs
The Future of UK Apologetics: From Big Brands to Locals in Pubs
I studied with RZIM and interviewed Ravi Zacharias. I asked Alister McGrath what comes next.
Dead Sea Scrolls Discovery Reveals New Details About Earliest Translations
Dead Sea Scrolls Discovery Reveals New Details About the Bible’s Earliest Translations
Tiny fragments of the Minor Prophets in Greek show that scribes adapted texts in similar ways to our contemporary versions.
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Russell Moore: Real Christian Courage Looks like Elijah at His Most Pathetic
Russell Moore: Real Christian Courage Looks like Elijah at His Most Pathetic
My caution to those who “stand for truth” by calling down “fire from heaven” upon its enemies.
Partner ContentHow Collective Church Marketing Maximizes the Common Good
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How Collective Church Marketing Maximizes the Common Good
A new advertising model harnesses the power of the whole church.
Apologetics Can Flourish After RZIM. But Only With ‘Lowercase Leaders’ and the Local Church.
Apologetics Can Flourish After RZIM. But Only With ‘Lowercase Leaders’ and the Local Church.
To detractors, Ravi Zacharias’s fall means the end of a movement. But his demise reminds us to deepen our core commitments to gospel work.
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A Crack in the System: How Unfair Drug Sentencing Laws Disrupt Racial Justice
A Crack in the System: How Unfair Drug Sentencing Laws Disrupt Racial Justice
In the push for prison reform, Christians can stand against penalties that disproportionately affect minorities.
Blessed Are the Canceled? Finding Redemption in ‘The Bachelor’ Controversy
Blessed Are the Canceled? Finding Redemption in ‘The Bachelor’ Controversy
For those who choose to listen, there is a godly grief that leads to repentance.
How Prayer Can Prepare Us For Death
How Prayer Can Prepare Us For Death
The author of Rabbit Room’s “Every Moment Holy” liturgies on what he has learned about grief and hope in 2020.
Pandemic and Penitence: COVID-19 Has Re-Ordered What Matters Most
Pandemic and Penitence: COVID-19 Has Re-Ordered What Matters Most
This Lent to forget will make us remember where our first loves reside.
How Luis Palau Shaped the Faith of Lee Strobel, Luis Bush, and Others
How Luis Palau Shaped the Faith of Lee Strobel, Luis Bush, and Many More
12 evangelical leaders on what they’ll remember most about the mass evangelist.
Without Henrietta Mears, Evangelicalism as We Know It Probably Wouldn’t Exist
Without Henrietta Mears, Evangelicalism as We Know It Probably Wouldn’t Exist
Meet the woman who mentored the leaders and fostered the institutions that fueled its 20th-century transformation.
The Church Can Stand in the Breach Against Chaos
The Church Can Stand in the Breach Against Chaos
Society is increasingly fragile. We need the best of Christian progressiveness and conservatism working together to strengthen it.
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Which Is Worse: the Guilty Freed or the Innocent Punished?
Which Is Worse: the Guilty Freed or the Innocent Punished?
New study examines how your race and view of Scripture shape your answer.
Being Samaritans to Those Brutalized by Beijing
Being Samaritans to Those Brutalized by Beijing
The American church must not pass by the chance to welcome and help Hong Kongers and Uighurs.
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Why It Feels So Disappointing to Sing to the Lord a Remote Song
Why It Feels So Disappointing to Sing to the Lord a Remote Song
Lessons from a year without corporate worship.
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‘The Mandalorian’ Can Teach Us How to Navigate Crises of Faith
‘The Mandalorian’ Can Teach Us How to Navigate Crises of Faith
The Golden Globe nominee shows us what happens when “the Way” really isn’t.
Lent Lifts Us Up Where We Belong
Lent Lifts Us Up Where We Belong
These 40 days of self-denial might seem painful during a pandemic. But the habits of “tedious love” are just what we need right now.
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Race and the Church
Race and the Church
A discussion on identity, faith, and the pursuit of justice.
Why Christians Who Speak Jesus’ Language Can’t Agree on Their Name
Why Christians Who Speak Jesus’ Language Can’t Agree on Their Name
It took Aramaic speakers 1,500 years to agree on Christology, now their main debate is over Assyrian identity. Could Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq encourage unity?
‘I’m Following the Cross’: Why Shahbaz Bhatti Died Defending Asia Bibi
‘I’m Following the Cross’: Why Shahbaz Bhatti Died Defending Asia Bibi
Ten years after Pakistan’s highest Christian official was martyred, religious freedom advocates apply his life’s lessons.
Read Your Bible Through a Kaleidoscope
Read Your Bible Through a Kaleidoscope
Multicolored scholarship expands biblical interpretation beyond traditional Eurocentric perspectives.
The Common Values That Increase Trust Between Science and Faith
The Common Values That Increase Trust Between Science and Faith
Elaine Howard Ecklund examines curiosity, shalom and other virtues that scientists and Christians share.
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Top Story October 24, 2021

The Russell Moore Show: Listener Questions on Leaving Church, Purity Culture, and More
Listener Questions on Leaving Church, Purity Culture, Family Tensions, and More
Our host discusses how to think Christianly on difficult topics.

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