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Christ Suffered for Our Sins, but He Didn’t Go to Hell for Them
A theologian explores what did (and didn’t) happen on Holy Saturday.
Christian Zionism Isn’t the Caricature of Popular Imagination
It isn’t end-times fascination that explains the enduring bond between evangelicals and Israel.
Women: Don’t Bury Your Leadership Gifts
That persistent sense of calling isn’t a fatal feminine flaw, but an invitation to walk intimately with God.
A Year of Suffering and Soul-Searching in Sutherland Springs
How does a God-fearing, gun-friendly church recover from a horrific mass shooting? Long after the camera crews departed, a Texas journalist stuck around to find out.
In a Time of Crisis, We Need Both ‘Sense’ and ‘Sensibility’
The Bible speaks to our rational and emotional needs. But how do we balance them in the midst of fear?
Screwtape’s Practical Advice for Dealing with the Present
What C. S. Lewis’s senior devil would recommend in response to COVID-19.
How Corrie ten Boom’s ‘The Hiding Place’ Earned Its Place in the Evangelical Canon
Stan Guthrie pairs an edifying biography of an evangelical icon with the inside story of her international bestseller.
During COVID-19, Congregations Can Bond as ‘Backyard Pilgrims’
Author Matt Canlis invites homebound churchgoers to journey together from a distance.
The Moral Order of the World Points to GodSubscriber Access Only
The so-called “moral argument” gives evidence of God’s existence. But it also directs us to his goodness and grace.
Whatever Your Secret Sins, the Psalms Will Give You the Courage to Come Clean
Hiding from God (and neighbor) is dehumanizing, but honest prayer and confession bring healing and freedom.
The ‘Over There’ Era of Missions Is OverSubscriber Access Only
Nowadays, the Western church needs to send ambassadors to its own culture.
Youth Ministry Needs Less Fun and More JoySubscriber Access Only
The collapse of an older, activities-driven model has created room for a gospel-centered alternative.
God Likes You. He Really Likes You!Subscriber Access Only
Scripture has a resounding reply to our doubts about his longing to be with us.
Five Books That Capture the Blessings of Getting OlderSubscriber Access Only
Chosen by Michelle Van Loon, author of "Becoming Sage: Cultivating Meaning, Purpose, and Spirituality in Midlife" (Moody Publishers).
New & Noteworthy FictionSubscriber Access Only
Chosen by Valerie Fraser Luesse, a magazine editor, award-winning travel writer, and author of "Missing Isaac" and "Almost Home" (Revell).
What Edith Blumhofer Taught Me on Writing About Strong Women
A tribute to a pathbreaking Pentecostal historian who also knew the value of a cannoli to a grad student.
When Following God into Dark Places Reveals the Darkness in Your Own Heart
How shepherding others through messy situations brings our own sin and insufficiency to the surface.
One-on-One with Joel Dillon on ‘Jill’s House: The Gift of Rest’
The Body of Christ isn’t complete without people with disabilities and their families, but in our experience, the vast majority of them are cut off from the Body of Christ.
My Same-Sex Attraction Has an Answer
But it’s the answer God gives all of us.
One-on-One with Daniel Im on ‘You Are What You Do’
Doing does not result in done. It only leads to more doing.

Top Story May 24, 2020

‘Free in Christ’ to Defy State Closures? Latino Churches Offer Insight.
‘Free in Christ’ to Defy State Closures? Latino Churches Offer Insight.
Our churches are essential, but whether it is critical to gather is another question.

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