September (Web-only) 2022

Brother Andrew Changed Me. His Approach Can Change India.
Brother Andrew Changed Me. His Approach Can Change India.
Gandhi wanted Christians to live more like Jesus. “God’s smuggler” showed me how.
From the Archives: When Disaster Strikes
From the Archives: When Disaster Strikes
Five articles about control and God’s providence amidst natural disasters.
Christian Nationalism Cannot Save the World
Christian Nationalism Cannot Save the World
Do not fall for secularism disguised as a kind of Great Commission.
Conversations with God’s Smuggler
Conversations with God’s Smuggler
A selection of Brother Andrew’s interviews with Christianity Today.
Blessed Are Those Who Mourn Suicide
Blessed Are Those Who Mourn Suicide
Caring for people in pain requires a rich theology of suffering.
Do Chinese Worship Songs Sound Too Much Like Pop Hits?
Do Chinese Worship Songs Sound Too Much Like Pop Hits?
Five praise music songwriters on how they handle criticism, work together, and seek to reach Gen Z through their work.
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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.
We Still Need the Nuclear Family
We Still Need the Nuclear Family
Married parents and their kids have a calling that needs to be expanded, not obliterated.
The Rise of the Evangelical Heretic
The Rise of the Evangelical Heretic
Even among the faithful, Christian orthodoxy has taken a backseat to cultural and political tribalism.
How Brazilian Evangelicals Should Vote
Beyond Bolsonaro and Lula: How Brazil’s Evangelicals Should Vote
Five Christian leaders weigh the factors they hope are guiding the church as it prepares for the October presidential election.
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Should Christians Vote?
Should Christians Vote?
Four questions to ask about biblical political engagement.
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Thrill of Victory, and the Agony of Defeat
Mine Eyes Have Seen the Thrill of Victory, and the Agony of Defeat
Randall Balmer seeks the religious roots of America’s passion for sports.
How Latino Churches Transform Communities
How Latino Churches Transform Communities
A virtual roundtable on the faith, generosity, and innovation of Hispanic congregations in America.
What Christian Colleges Can Glean from the Supreme Court’s ‘Yeshiva’ Case
What Christian Colleges Can Glean from the Supreme Court’s ‘Yeshiva’ Case
The latest ruling looks like bad news for evangelical higher education, but it’s not.
Top 5 Heresies Among American Evangelicals
Top 5 Heresies Among American Evangelicals
It’s 2022, but Arianism and Pelagianism are steadily making a comeback, according to the State of Theology report.
British Illustrator Is Drawing All 300 Churches in Her Diocese
British Illustrator Is Drawing All 300 Churches in Her Diocese
The “arty pilgrimage” through Leicestershire has given her a chance to share and deepen her faith.
Don’t Quiet Quit the Church
Don’t Quiet Quit the Church
We should continue to let ourselves be amazed by God’s good work whenever and wherever we find it.
Why Mentoring in Ministry Still Matters
Why Mentoring in Ministry Still Matters
The need for vocational discipleship of church leaders is more critical than ever.
I Was an 18-Year-Old Addict Carrying a Drug Dealer’s Baby
I Was an 18-Year-Old Addict Carrying a Drug Dealer’s Baby
Abortion seemed like the obvious answer—until I met the Lord of life.
What Happens When You Ask Thousands of Evangelical Women About Sex
What Happens When You Ask Thousands of Evangelical Women About Sex
Sheila Gregoire’s research has Christians across the spectrum correcting harmful assumptions and bringing new attention to women’s pleasure in marriage.
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Christian Celebrity Isn’t a Problem to Fix, But an Eye to Gouge Out
Christian Celebrity Isn’t a Problem to Fix, But an Eye to Gouge Out
Katelyn Beaty’s critique of evangelical fame-worship is wise but overly tame.
We’ve Sung ‘Amazing Grace’ for 250 Years. We’ve Only Just Begun.
We’ve Sung ‘Amazing Grace’ for 250 Years. We’ve Only Just Begun.
Why John Newton’s famous hymn is still so powerful after so long.
Is the Future of Christian Music on TikTok?
Is the Future of Christian Music on TikTok?
Independent artists like Montell Fish have found success on social media platforms rather than traditional labels.
More than One Good Samaritan
More than One Good Samaritan
Q&A with Jewish scholar Steven Fine on the history of a biblical minority.
What Church Splits Can Teach Us About a Dividing America
What Church Splits Can Teach Us About a Dividing America
As in the past, one can learn about our nation’s political divisions by looking at our religious ones.
5 Reasons for Progressive Christians to Join the Pro-Life Cause
5 Reasons for Progressive Christians to Join the Pro-Life Cause
Our historic, global faith tradition connects sanctity of life with social justice.
Sex Scandals and the Evangelical Mind
Sex Scandals and the Evangelical Mind
How stories of misbehavior distort our vision of male-female friendship in the church.
What We Sing as Creation Cries Out
What We Sing as Creation Cries Out
The Porter’s Gate offers an album of “Climate Vigil Songs.”
A Religious Movement Divided Against Itself (Probably) Cannot Stand
A Religious Movement Divided Against Itself (Probably) Cannot Stand
Liberal Protestants built a global elite in the 20th century. Its fracturing holds a caution for evangelicals today.

Top Story September 30, 2022

Don’t Leave Migrant Ministry to the Border
Don’t Leave Migrant Ministry to the Border
Q&A with Sami DiPasquale, head of an El Paso nonprofit, on what the surge of asylum seekers is like on the ground and how the church all over the country can help.

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