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Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
We should seek their well-being—but also prepare for strong disagreement on what that entails.
What Transgender People Need from Conservative Christians
We’ll never reach them with biblical truth without first understanding their experiences.
One-on-One with Pastor Choco DeJesus on ‘Move into More: Limitless Surprises of a Faithful God’
We settle for less because there is a challenge that comes with seeking more.
The Day I Fervently Asked Jesus to Come Back
How a friend’s tragic death gave me a new perspective on hope.
Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century WisdomSubscriber Access Only
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
Don’t Roll Your Eyes at LiesSubscriber Access Only
If we're created in the image of Perfect Truth, then we can't keep speaking with the forked tongue of the Serpent.
New & Noteworthy Fiction
Refugees at the Canadian border, a father’s fervent hope for forgiveness, and school segregation in 21st century America.
Christian Artists: Don’t Leave the Bible BehindSubscriber Access Only
Why a scriptural imagination is essential to the making and enjoying of art.
You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody Cross
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
Want to Share the Gospel Effectively? Always Ask About the TattooSubscriber Access Only
The simplest questions can open the door to amazing conversations.
Imagining a Virtuous Capitalism
Free-market ideas grew in a religious and moral soil. We need to replant them there.
One-on-One with Adam Mabry on ‘The Art of Rest’
Rest or Ruined: A conversation with a serial achiever on the importance of rest.
A Conservative Christian Alternative to Panic Politics
Bruce Ashford models a refreshingly amiable approach. But perhaps he could have used a little more fire and brimstone.
Dolly Parton: A Seeker and a Poor Sinful Creature
There’s more to the singer’s faith than sunshine and blessings.
A Preacher, a Businessman, and Their ‘Crusade of Mercy’
How American evangelicals became major players in the work of global charity.
20 Truths from Trevin Wax’s This Is Our Time
Evangelism is not just convincing people the gospel is true but also that it is better.
20 Truths from Faith Among the Faithless
The life the Bible offers is not one that is safe from the tragedies of the world, but one in which God suffers with us and accompanies us through our hardships.
You Keep Using That Word, ‘Christian’
Throughout American history, groups have given it different, often conflicting meanings. Can they all be right?
One-on-One with Karl Vaters on ‘Small Church Essentials’
Instead of striving for church growth, I encourage churches and pastors to work on increasing their capacity for effective ministry.
Top Story August 20, 2018
Job’s Most Beloved Verse May Be Different Than You Think
Job’s Most Beloved Verse May Be Different Than You Think
Job 13:15 is more anguished—and encouraging—in its original wording.
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