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The Puritans Had Two Shots at Building a Godly Society
In both England and America, their political experiments collapsed. But they left behind a spiritual legacy that still inspires.
The Early Church Thrived Amid Secularism and Shows How We Can, Too
The pre-Christendom church managed to avoid both isolationism and accommodationism. Their model gives us a map for post-Christendom challenges.
The Little Book that Changed My Life is Back
God used Bill Tinsley's book to transform discouragement into lifelong passion.
The Most Diverse Movement in History
Christianity has been a multicultural, multiracial, multiethnic movement since its inception.
Down in the Dirt with a Soil-Splattered God
Our Heavenly Father is immersed in the mess and muck of life. How often do we notice?
In Abuse Cases, Don’t Trust Your Gut
Malcolm Gladwell’s new book leans too much on private interpretations of truth.
David Platt: In a Tiny House on a Remote Mountainside, I Saw the Church as God Designed It
Those who come have very little. But they have everything they need.
One-on-One with Jeffrey Barbeau on Methodism
“In many parts of the world, the teaching and preaching of Methodists set the stage for the astronomical growth of Pentecostalism.”
20 Truths from ‘The Church on Mission’
Dr. Craig Ott digs into the relationship between the church and the transformation of the world.
Another Look at the ‘Least Religious Generation’
American twentysomethings have their frustrations with the church, but they are far more faith-friendly than commonly supposed.
Does Jesus’ Mission Have a Church?
Here are four things church leaders must do to ensure every person in their neighborhood has a gospel witness.
Female Evangelical Leaders Have a Hidden Predecessor to ThankSubscriber Access Only
Kathryn Kuhlman’s story offers a case study of the indisputable achievements of strong evangelical women and the equally indisputable roadblocks they often face.
Kate Bowler: Why Christian Women Become Celebrity ‘Influencers’Subscriber Access Only
When the path to formal church leadership is blocked, they'll naturally look for other ways to reach an audience.
A Sixth-Generation Mormon Meets a Born-Again Christian
He asked me how I knew my faith was true. I couldn’t give a compelling answer.
Andrew Brunson Expected Persecution. He Didn’t Expect to Feel Abandoned by God.
How the American pastor handled a crisis of faith during his Turkish imprisonment.
‘Evangelical’ Isn’t Code for White and RepublicanSubscriber Access Only
The movement is richer and more diverse than media portrayals suggest.
A Foster Mother, a Murderer, and a Seemingly Simple YesSubscriber Access Only
How a shocking gesture of grace changed them both from the inside out.
Jesus Didn’t Suffer to Prove a Philosophical PointSubscriber Access Only
What the cross teaches us about his remarkable patience.
New & Noteworthy BooksSubscriber Access Only
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
Pro-Lifers: Remember This Phrase from Pope Francis
Whatever our differences with Catholic social teaching, we should echo his opposition to “throwaway culture.”
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Syrian Christians Brave Insecurity to Stay Behind and Help
Preemptive Love’s Jeremy Courtney says despite the Turkey deal, “This crisis shows no sign of letting up, and we can’t either.”
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