June (Web-only) 2022

A Patriotism of Compassion, Not Pomp and Glory
A Patriotism of Compassion, Not Pomp and Glory
Richard Mouw reflects on the moral and spiritual work of loving your country.
Who Pays the Price for Crisis Pregnancies?
Who Pays the Price for Crisis Pregnancies?
Early pro-life advocates said “no” to abortion and “yes” to social safety nets for mothers. But most of today’s movement has lost that approach.
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What Came Before the Ultrasound–and After
What Came Before the Ultrasound–and What Comes After
From word pictures to video games, prenatal visualization technology has expanded our empathy for the unborn.
Is There an Alternative to Christian Nationalism?
Is There a Wholesome Alternative to Christian Nationalism?
Paul Miller’s critique of political idolatry is persuasive. His defense of patriotic civil religion, less so.
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Why Chinese Evangelization Starts with the Big Bang
Why Chinese Evangelization Starts with the Big Bang
Looking back can help Christians better understand and do apologetics today.
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4 Post-Roe Policies Worth Pushing For
4 Post-Roe Policies Worth Pushing For
Supporting unborn children requires more than government, but not less.
Meet the Pioneering Radio Preachers Who Revolutionized Religious Broadcasting
Meet the Pioneering Radio Preachers Who Revolutionized Religious Broadcasting
How Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier unlocked the evangelistic power of the airwaves.
What Does a Pro-Life Economy Look Like?
What Does a Pro-Life Economy Look Like?
Abortion has been a national institution for nearly 50 years. Where should Christians spend their pro-life dollars now?
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These Pastors Fell into Sin. Pro-Life Laws Emerged from It.
These Pastors Fell into Sin. Pro-Life Laws Emerged from It.
Three 19th-century scandals led to the protection of women and their unborn children.
Why I’m Raising My Kid In the Front Pew
Why I’m Raising My Kid In the Front Pew
The greatest gift my parents passed on was a lived-out faith. I want to do the same for my daughter.
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The Foreigner’s Blessing That Broke Me
The Foreigner’s Blessing That Broke Me
Among Ukrainian exiles, I found miraculous perseverance in the absence of deliverance.
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Summer Solstice Reminds Us of God’s Grace to All
Summer Solstice Reminds Us of God’s Grace to All
Why it matters that the Lord lets the sun rise on both the evil and on the good.
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The Last Gift My Father Gave Me
The Last Gift My Father Gave Me
A surprising encounter with my dad, Jesus, and Jerry Seinfeld opened a door to long-awaited healing.
Evangelicals Can Agree: We’re Women, not ‘Bodies with Vaginas’
Evangelicals Can Agree: We’re Women, not ‘Bodies with Vaginas’
To verbally dismember women is denigration, not inclusion.
Why White Evangelicals Should Claim John Brown
Why White Evangelicals Should Claim John Brown
We’ve forgotten what Charles Spurgeon knew: He was radical because of the Bible and his soul is marching on.
For Christians, Juneteenth Is a Time of Jubilee
For Christians, Juneteenth Is a Time of Jubilee
Observing Juneteenth as a national holiday affirms what we believe about our faith and our freedoms.
What Antisemitism Looks Like When It Is Carved into Church
What Antisemitism Looks Like When It Is Carved into Church
Q&A with World Evangelical Alliance head Thomas Schirrmacher on the problem of offensive public sculptures and how Christians came to embrace evil conspiracy theories about the Jews.
Juneteenth is a Chance to Rethink Our Gun Culture
Juneteenth is a Chance to Rethink Our Gun Culture
Christians should work together to address our nation’s hate-motivated gun violence.
Churches Are Putting the ‘Hospital’ Back in Hospitality
Churches Are Putting the ‘Hospital’ Back in Hospitality
COVID-era congregations are finding better ways to minister to their grieving parishioners and neighbors.
Why In-Person Church Will Never Go Out of Style
Why In-Person Church Will Never Go Out of Style
Despite more online church options, Philip Yancey says, embodied gathering will always be relevant.
Study: Female Songwriters Are Dropping Off the Worship Charts
Study: Female Songwriters Are Dropping Off the Worship Charts
As big-label collaborations dominate church setlists, fewer Christian women are penning hits than 30 years ago.
Texas Soul Singer Finds God’s Grace in First Album
Texas Soul Singer Wrestles with ‘the Old Man’ and Finds God’s Grace in First Album
“Because of the faith we put in Jesus, we get to write a different story.”
To Put on the Armor of God, We Have to Take Off the ‘Armor of Me’
To Put on the Armor of God, We Have to Take Off the ‘Armor of Me’
Thérèse of Lisieux teaches us to have childlike faith and stop protecting our vulnerabilities.
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White Churches, It’s Time to Go Pro-Life on Guns
White Churches, It’s Time to Go Pro-Life on Guns
The Christian majority in America needs to shake off its malaise and work with Black pastors to end shooting violence.
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How Do You Translate ‘Filled with the Holy Spirit’?
How Do You Translate ‘Filled with the Holy Spirit’?
Pentecost let everyone hear the gospel in their first language. Bible translators work to give others that intimate experience too.
Abuse in the Church and the Road to Jericho
Abuse in the Church and the Road to Jericho
It wasn't the robbers Jesus castigated in the Parable of the Good Samaritan. It was the religious leaders.
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When Being Helped Hurts
When Being Helped Hurts
My experience on the receiving end of a mission trip taught me you can’t force love on a community.
Why We Shouldn’t ‘Move On’ From Horror
Why We Shouldn’t ‘Move On’ From Horror
Growing numb to tragedy is a natural instinct—and one we should resist as Christians.
What ‘Pro-Life’ Means in Communist China
What ‘Pro-Life’ Means in Communist China
The state controls family life. The church still wants to make a difference.
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Top Story September 29, 2022

The Light Force of God’s Smuggler: Arab Christians Mourn Brother Andrew
The Light Force of God’s Smuggler: Arab Christians Mourn Brother Andrew
Leaders gathered at Middle East evangelical meeting recall his conversations and books that shaped their ministries.

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