October (Web-only) 2022

Reconciliation or Antiracism?
Reconciliation or Antiracism?
Helping churches answer the biblical call to racial justice and unity. A virtual roundtable presented by CT and Seminary Now.
The Outsized Role of Christian Schools in Arab Israeli Politics
The Outsized Role of Christian Schools in Arab Israeli Politics
Established in the Ottoman era, Western-birthed educational institutions continue to play a leading role in shaping the public discourse of Israel’s Palestinian citizens.
More than 1 in 10 New Southern Baptist Churches Are Hispanic
More than 1 in 10 New Southern Baptist Churches Are Hispanic
Leader of Send Network Español opens up about church planting’s diverse future in North America.
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Something Fake and Wicked This Way Comes
Something Fake and Wicked This Way Comes
When our Halloween celebrations domesticate evil, we often miss a chance to see true darkness through the light of Christ.
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Q&A Natasha Sistrunk Robinson: Call for the Wailing Women of Color
Q&A Natasha Sistrunk Robinson: Call for the Wailing Women of Color
The editor of “Voices of Lament” on how public injustice demands public sorrow.
This Is Not the Most Important Election of Our Lives
This Is Not the Most Important Election of Our Lives
Michael Wear, founder of the Center for Christianity and Public Life, on the state of American politics, what’s at stake in the midterms, and the temptation to “ultimatize” our issues.
Public Schools Aren’t Godless. Ask the Christians Who Feel Called to Stay.
Public Schools Aren’t Godless. Ask the Christians Who Feel Called to Stay.
Amid pandemic shifts and concerns over controversial curricula, more families have opted for private or homeschool. But many believers see their place in the system.
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An Ark Mentality Can’t Survive an Anxiety-Flooded Age
An Ark Mentality Can’t Survive an Anxiety-Flooded Age
In a world of fear and turmoil, the story of Noah brings baptismal hope.
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The Push for Women’s Rights in Iran Is a Push for Religious Freedom Too
The Push for Women’s Rights in Iran Is a Push for Religious Freedom Too
Christian advocate: The uprising in Tehran coincides with the rising disillusionment with Islam and the growth of the underground church.
Evangelical Creation Care Expert Shares Lessons Learned from Global Tour
Evangelical Creation Care Expert Shares Lessons Learned from Global Tour
Around the world, Christians look to scriptural lessons on stewardship to depoliticize environmental issues.
American Idol: How Politics Replaced Spiritual Practice
American Idol: How Politics Replaced Spiritual Practice
Christian formation is central to civic renewal, not the other way around.
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How Do You Get to the Dove Awards?
How Do You Get to the Dove Awards?
Without set theological parameters, it’s the audience and the industry that elevates artists.
What’s to Blame for Thailand’s Deadliest Mass Killing?
What’s to Blame for Thailand’s Deadliest Mass Killing?
Some point to economic, social, and moral problems, but a Thai pastor encourages a deeper look.
The Forgotten Christian Cause: Preserving Democracy
The Forgotten Christian Cause: Preserving Democracy
This election season, love your neighbor by supporting voter results, a free press, and a peaceful transfer of power.
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Jeffrey Dahmer and Killing Our True Crime Obsession
Jeffrey Dahmer and Killing Our True Crime Obsession
When serial killer stories rank among the country’s top shows, we’re guilty of fueling a dark trend.
Liberalism Comes in Right-Wing and Left-Wing Varieties. Christians Should Reject Both.
Liberalism Comes in Right-Wing and Left-Wing Varieties. Christians Should Reject Both.
Governments can’t be indifferent to the moral and spiritual health of the governed.
Herschel Walker and the Platform of Cheap Grace
Herschel Walker and the Platform of Cheap Grace
Christians believe in mercy amidst moral failing. But how then should we vote?
How Kanye West’s Breakdown Makes Sense of Our Social Crisis
How Kanye West’s Breakdown Makes Sense of Our Social Crisis
Evangelicals are part of the shock culture ecosystem that exploits celebrities.
Africa’s Worst Famine in Decades Threatens Family Unity and Human Dignity
Africa’s Worst Famine in Decades Threatens Family Unity and Human Dignity
The plight of herding communities facing hunger echoes Old Testament examples.
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Celebrity Funeral Becomes Thailand’s Largest Christian Outreach
Celebrity Funeral Becomes Thailand’s Largest Christian Outreach
Millions of fans in the Buddhist country heard the gospel at actress Tangmo’s memorial service
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Should Christians Own Guns for Self-Defense? A Global Snapshot
Should Christians Own Guns for Self-Defense? A Global Snapshot
Leaders in nine nations explain how they think theologically and biblically about personal safety as mass shootings plague the world.
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Distinguishing Scripture from Hindu Mythology
Distinguishing Scripture from Hindu Mythology
Indian Christians grapple with heresies and cultural confusion.
Narnia was C.S. Lewis’s Literary Petri Dish
Narnia was C.S. Lewis’s Literary Petri Dish
It provided a controlled environment where he could develop, observe, and test his ideas about life and faith.
What Can Kids Draw from the Chess Cheating Controversy?
What Can Kids Draw from the Chess Cheating Controversy?
As chess champion Magnus Carlsen accuses an American grandmaster, coaches are trying to develop a virtuous love of the game in young players.
Should Hispanic Churches in the US Preserve Spanish in Their Services?
Should Hispanic Churches in the US Preserve Spanish in Their Services?
Worship flows in the language of your heart.
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Self-Proclaimed Messiahs and Other Southeast Asian Heresies
Self-Proclaimed Messiahs and Other Southeast Asian Heresies
Misconceptions about the Trinity and the exclusivity of Christ prevail.
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Loretta Lynn: A Coal Miner’s Daughter in the #MeToo Age
Loretta Lynn: A Coal Miner’s Daughter in the #MeToo Age
The late country music star modeled what church leaders need: A bold willingness to stand up for women.
You Should Be Bored in Church
You Should Be Bored in Church
Q&A with education professor Kevin Gary on the moral problem of the restless mind and why we need to learn to sit with tedium.
No Doctrine of the Trinity Is an Island
No Doctrine of the Trinity Is an Island
As a new introduction emphasizes, the deep mysteries of Father, Son, and Spirit can’t be grasped in isolation.
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‘Two Taels of Bread’ and Other East Asian Heresies
‘Two Taels of Bread’ and Other East Asian Heresies
Misconceptions about Jesus, Scripture, and salvation prevail.
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Top Story February 8, 2023

Why Chinese Immigrant Pastors Avoid Preaching on the News
Why Chinese Immigrant Pastors Avoid Preaching on the News
On Sunday mornings, congregations tend to focus on Scripture over current events, even after last month’s Lunar New Year shooting.

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