November (Web-only) 2021

The Ahmaud Arbery Case Equips Me for Advent
The Ahmaud Arbery Case Equips Me for Advent
As we await full justice with Christ’s return, a guilty verdict only partly satisfies.
CT Editors and Contributors Respond: What Are You Thankful for?
CT Editors and Contributors Respond: What Are You Thankful for in 2021?
After a difficult year, CT family and friends take time to reflect on what they're grateful for.
How Eagle Feathers and Copper Mines Might Alter Your Religious Liberty
How Eagle Feathers and Copper Mines Might Alter Your Religious Liberty
A peculiar case in Arizona has the potential to shape churches, ministries, and schools across the country.
Research Roundup: 6 Takeaways on the Goodness of Gratitude
Research Roundup: 6 Takeaways on the Goodness of Gratitude
More and more scholars are studying the practice of giving thanks. Here's what they have to say.
Houston’s Cambodian Baptists Lose Founding Fathers to COVID-19
Houston’s Cambodian Baptists Lose Founding Fathers to COVID-19
The next generation grapples with how to continue the legacy of two prominent pastors who built and brought together the refugee community.
I Can’t Quit My Evangelical Heritage. Neither Can You.
I Can’t Quit My Evangelical Heritage. Neither Can You.
What exvangelicals teach us about our religious roots.
Why I’m Inviting John Leland to Thanksgiving Debates
Why I’m Inviting John Leland to Thanksgiving Debates About Christian America
Pass the big wheel of cheese, and defend the Baptist legacy of freedom of conscience.
What Stand-Up Comedians Can Teach the Church
What Stand-Up Comedians Can Teach the Church
Good comedy is strange and surprising. So is the gospel.
Why I Pray for Myanmar with Hope
Why I Pray for Myanmar with Hope
Five reasons for the current crisis, three signs of hope, and three prayers for what is needed next.
Premarital Sex Is More Taboo for Today’s Devout Christians
Premarital Sex Is More Taboo for Today’s Devout Christians
Research suggests the current generation of religious young adults might value abstinence more than those in past decades.
Prayers for ‘Where the Church Suffers the Most’ in Europe
Prayers for ‘Where the Church Suffers the Most’ in Europe
Six reasons the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, controlled by pro-Russian rebels, needs Christians to pray for peace and religious freedom.
She Walks in Beauty Like a Prayer
She Walks in Beauty Like a Prayer
Christopher Stokes on how the Romantic poets propelled a new view of personal devotion.
Fame Is a Fake Version of Friendship
Fame Is a Fake Version of Friendship
We long to be known and loved. But false community won’t get us there.
Heritage and Hope: Listening to Native American Christian Voices
Heritage and Hope: Listening to Native American Christian Voices
A conversation with indigenous leaders on the power of faith, history, and culture.
Special Psalms Help Pakistani Christians with Persecution, Pandemic, and Disunity
Special Psalms Help Pakistani Christians with Persecution, Pandemic, and Disunity
The heart of Christian worship in Pakistan is the Punjabi Zabur, a century-old model of how to successfully contextualize Scripture.
Prohibition: A Movement of Prudish Killjoys or Righteous Revolutionaries?
Prohibition: A Movement of Prudish Killjoys or Righteous Revolutionaries?
A new book reenvisions temperance as a global struggle on behalf of the oppressed and exploited.
November’s Holy Week: A Modest Proposal for the Persecuted
November’s Holy Week: A Modest Proposal for the Persecuted
From All Saints’ Day to the International Day of Prayer, let’s honor beleaguered believers by following three rules in advocating for religious freedom for all.
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College Presidents Need Mentors Too
College Presidents Need Mentors Too
A conversation with Michael Lindsay and Beck Taylor.
The Pro-Life Cause Is a Lower Priority for Christians. That’s Bad News for All.
The Pro-Life Cause Is Now a Lower Priority for Christians. That’s Bad News for Everybody.
Human dignity is not an earned right but a signpost to God.

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The Worst (and Best) Passage for Generosity Sermons
The Worst (and Best) Passage for Generosity Sermons
The widow’s mite story is about more than her sacrificial giving.

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