March (Web-only) 2022

The Gods of ‘Techtopia’ Giveth, and They Taketh Away
The Gods of ‘Techtopia’ Giveth, and They Taketh Away
Silicon Valley showers its workers with “spiritual” perks, but only at the cost of absolute devotion.
Orgies, Cocaine, and the Dangers of Boring Sins
Orgies, Cocaine, and the Dangers of Boring Sins
The temptations of the flesh don't have to be dramatic to be detrimental.
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Why I’ve Gone Soft on Welfare
Why I’ve Gone Soft on Welfare
Can we truly do mercy ministry if we lack compassion?
Defining ‘Woman’ Starts with Humanity, Not Femaleness
Defining ‘Woman’ Starts with Humanity, Not Femaleness
The debate about the “second sex” brings us back to biology, humility, and Genesis 1.
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The Rise of the ‘Umms’
The Rise of the ‘Umms’
Unlike “Nones” and “Dones,” many church-adjacent Christians want to return to a local body—but they feel stuck.
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‘Turning Red’ Teaches Kids to Feed, Not Tame, the Beast Within
‘Turning Red’ Teaches Kids to Feed, Not Tame, the Beast Within
The film departs from biblical wisdom on how we should deal with our inner mess.
What Lent Teaches Me About the Vices of Time
What Lent Teaches Me About the Vices of Time
Fasting resists our society’s expectations about efficiency and instant gratification.
Evangelicals Have Four Proposals for Harmonizing Genesis and Evolution
Evangelicals Have Four Proposals for Harmonizing Genesis and Evolution
Loren Haarsma maps out the prevailing schools of thought on the origins of humanity and sin.
The Missionary Kids Are Not Alright
The Missionary Kids Are Not Alright
Third culture kids are struggling with a crisis of care in the church, experts say.
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Hillsong Leaders Need Character More than Charisma
Hillsong Leaders Need Character More than Charisma
Brian Houston’s resignation reminds us we need godly pastors, not just gifted ones.
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Divorcing an Abusive Spouse Is Not a Sin
Divorcing an Abusive Spouse Is Not a Sin
Not only is it morally justified, it also aligns with Christ’s heart for the vulnerable.
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Why Haven’t There Been Any Evangelicals on the Supreme Court?
Why Haven’t There Been Any Evangelicals on the Supreme Court?
With their overlapping views with conservative Catholics, not having a seat on the bench may not matter much.
Israel’s Canaanite Conquest Presents a Question with Four Possible Answers
Israel’s Canaanite Conquest Presents a Question with Four Possible Answers
The story doesn’t have to be a stumbling block, but we should approach it with fear and trembling.
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We Have No More Tears Left
We Have No More Tears Left
Ukraine’s history has been marked by tragedy and bravery. What can we learn and how can we pray?
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Spiritual Lessons from My Dumb Phone
Spiritual Lessons from My Dumb Phone
It’s time to fight our technology addictions.
Faith Comes from Watching: Christian TV in the Middle East
Faith Comes from Watching: Christian TV in the Middle East
Media gives MENA Christians the opportunity to “share their sorrows, joys, faith, and hope” amid persecution and unrest.
We Fell Short in Protecting Our Employees
We Fell Short in Protecting Our Employees
How one organization—our own—got it wrong in responding to sexual harassment. And how we can do better.
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The Wartime Prayers of Ukraine’s Evangelicals
The Wartime Prayers of Ukraine’s Evangelicals
Local Christian leaders invite readers to share in their ministries, Bible meditations, and personal struggles amid Russia’s invasion.
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Self-Care Only Works in God’s Care
Self-Care Only Works in God’s Care
Christian faith calls not for indulgence or self-denial but something else entirely.
Revenge of the Black-Letter Christians
Revenge of the Black-Letter Christians
In our effort to honor all of Scripture, let’s not forget that Jesus is at the heart of it.
C.S. Lewis Was a Modern Man Who Breathed Medieval Air
C.S. Lewis Was a Modern Man Who Breathed Medieval Air
As both a writer and a scholar, his work hearkened back to a “slow, contemplative, symphonic world.”
‘This Is My Body,’ Broken into Three Views of Communion
‘This Is My Body,’ Broken into Three Views of Communion
Christian tradition diverges on the nature and meaning of the Lord’s Supper.
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10 Biblical Terms I Wish Christians Had in English
10 Biblical Terms I Wish Christians Had in English
How the languages of the indigenous in Panama, a community in Siberia, and people in Papua New Guinea shape their understanding of God.
Where the Wartime Stock Market Is, There Your Heart Will Be Also
Where the Wartime Stock Market Is, There Your Heart Will Be Also
Putin’s war on Ukraine has thrown the world into economic crisis. How should Christians lament the financial fallout?
Go Ahead. Pray for Putin’s Demise.
Go Ahead. Pray for Putin’s Demise.
The imprecatory psalms give us permission to push boldly against evil.
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Can a Podcast Fix Your Bible-Reading Habits?
Can a Podcast Fix Your Bible-Reading Habits?
The Bible in a Year and The Bible Recap started 2022 as the most popular podcasts and have held onto listeners verse by verse.
Meet the Musician Who Helped Launch the Gospel Music Industry
Meet the Middling Musician Who Helped Launch the Gospel Music Industry
Homer Rodeheaver was an unexceptional trombonist. But he had an ear for great songs and a knack for promoting them.
Can China’s New Regulations Really Stop Evangelism on the Internet?
Can China’s New Regulations Really Stop Evangelism on the Internet?
While some church leaders are concerned that online religion restrictions may scare off Christians, others hope Chinese believers will continue to sow the digital mission field.
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Bomb Shelter Ministry in My Ukrainian Town
Bomb Shelter Ministry in My Ukrainian Town
Thanks to air raid sirens, neighbors and refugees are hearing more about the gospel than ever.
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Ash Wednesday in a Time of War
Ash Wednesday in a Time of War
Putin’s denial of death reminds Christians why we serve a Lord who conquered the grave.

Top Story September 25, 2022

I Could Sing This Bridge Forever, If It’s an Antiphon
I Could Sing This Bridge Forever, If It’s an Antiphon
Modern worship music can seem awfully simple. But it has a vital role to play, especially when paired with Scripture.

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