August (Web-only) 2022

4 Sri Lankan Christians Seeking Their Nation’s Rebirth
4 Sri Lankan Christians Seeking Their Nation’s Rebirth
How believers are living out their faith amidst unprecedented political upheaval.
A Shelf Called Remember: How Frederick Buechner Built Up My Faith
A Shelf Called Remember: How Frederick Buechner Built Up My Faith
The late writer’s books upended the way I think about almost everything.
Frederick Buechner, the Reverend of Oz
Frederick Buechner, the Reverend of Oz
At 70, Frederick Buechner looks back on his ministry in letters. (From 1997)
Treasures in Heaven, Portfolios on Earth
Treasures in Heaven, Portfolios on Earth
When Christian investors focus solely on avoiding unethical causes, they miss a chance to build up good corporations and ministries.
The Gospel According to Dungeons & Dragons
The Gospel According to Dungeons & Dragons
The fantasy role-playing game’s theological dimensions can be spiritually formative.
From the Archives: A Christian Education
From the Archives: A Christian Education
To ring in the new school year, check out a selection of CT articles about pursuing life-long learning and religious education.
When the South Loosens its Bible Belt
When the South Loosens its Bible Belt
A growing breed of unchurched evangelicals is poised to heighten the culture wars.
Stand By Me. But Don’t Be a Bystander.
Stand By Me. But Don’t Be a Bystander.
Pay attention to the sin of passivity, especially in church leaders dealing with abused women.
The Past and Present of Chinese Churches in Indonesia
Chinese Christians Survived Discrimination in Indonesia. Now the Church Is Growing Spiritually.
Q&A with pastor Samuel Fu on the evangelical challenges in the nation of a thousand islands.
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Elisabeth Elliot’s Lost Manuscript
Elisabeth Elliot’s Lost Manuscript
While searching through old files, radio producers at Back to the Bible discovered an unpublished work written by the late missionary pioneer.
Pro-Life Ministry in Post-Roe America
Pro-Life Ministry in Post-Roe America
Join CT and the National Association of Evangelicals on August 30 for a live discussion on the ethical, theological, and pastoral challenges of life after Roe v. Wade.
Baby Blues: How to Face the Church’s Growing Fertility Crisis
Baby Blues: How to Face the Church’s Growing Fertility Crisis
If current rates continue, most religious communities in America will shrink by more than half within three generations. But nondenominational Christianity might buck the trend.
Moral Failings in the Pulpit Lead to Moral Injury in the Pews
Moral Failings in the Pulpit Lead to Moral Injury in the Pews
Church and pastoral abuse can trigger a unique form of PTSD.
CT Names Russell Moore Editor in Chief
Christianity Today Names Russell Moore Editor in Chief
Longtime publishing executive Joy Allmond also comes on board to advance the vision of the ministry.
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The Body of Christ Keeps Score
The Body of Christ Keeps Score
Only revival with reformation can heal the American church from its spiritual trauma.
Loving our Kentucky Neighbors as Ourselves
Loving our Kentucky Neighbors as Ourselves
The recent flooding crisis in my home state is an opportunity to serve our sisters and brothers like never before.
Announcing Christianity Today’s 2022 International Essay Contest
Announcing Christianity Today’s 2022 International Essay Contest
We’re looking for wisdom, perspective, and theological understanding from those writing in Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Indonesian, and French.
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Dalit Christians Fill the Indian Church’s Pews. Not Its Pulpits.
Dalit Christians Fill the Indian Church’s Pews. Not Its Pulpits.
Persistent caste discrimination holds believers from India’s most vulnerable community back.
Just Laws Alone Won’t Save Us
Just Laws Alone Won’t Save Us
In this polarized moment, strong legislation isn’t a substitute for wise and discerning leaders.
White Southern Evangelicals Are Leaving the Church
White Southern Evangelicals Are Leaving the Church
Data suggests that, when their attendance drops, these nominal Christians become hyper-individualistic, devoted to law and order, cynical about systems, and distrustful of others.
This Side of Eden, the Ideal Bookstore Doesn’t Exist
This Side of Eden, the Ideal Bookstore Doesn’t Exist
As a longtime Christian bookseller, I figured I’d enjoy a fellow bookseller’s ode to browsing, buying, and reading. Here’s why it left me feeling conflicted.
Ron Sider Was the Real Deal
Ron Sider Was the Real Deal
As a friend of the late seminary professor, I saw up close his deep character and life-long care for the disenfranchised.

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Frederick Buechner, the Reverend of Oz
Frederick Buechner, the Reverend of Oz
At 70, Frederick Buechner looks back on his ministry in letters. (From 1997)

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