Politics+Current Affairs

The ‘First-Century Mark’ Saga from Inside the Room
My reflections after eight years of silence.
Having Fruitful Conversations When You are in Majority Culture
We need to break through the majority culture worldview for the sake of the Kingdom.
Let the Women’s World Cup Get Political
When athletes become advocates around hot-button issues, Christians need not retreat.
Conservative Protestant Men Are Still Resisting Porn
Sociological data suggests that churchgoing men engage pornography at a vastly lower rate than others.
Trauma: How the Church Can Heal Soul Wounds
Faith communities provide space to lament and compassion in suffering.
How a US-China Trade War Threatens Christian Publishing
Why proposed tariffs could significantly increase the price of Bibles.
Taylor President Surprises University with Resignation
Despite the recent controversy over inviting the VP to commencement, his departure is “not related,” according to the board.
The Jonas Brothers, “The Bachelor,” and Our Culture’s Rejection of Sexual Purity
Perhaps the culture's aversion to the Christian sexual ethic is actually a rejection of its source.
US Continues to Condemn China’s ‘War on Faith’
A new State Department report notes some “good news,” like improving conditions in Uzbekistan, though the list of worst religious persecutors remains largely unchanged.
A Political Theology of ‘Power to the People’
Democracy is a useful way to organize our politics. Should it organize other areas of life as well?
What Psychology Offers Christians Amid Political Polarization
Scholars describe the difficulties and benefits of humility, but Christ offers an example.
Bibles Threatened by US Trade War with China, Christian Publishers Warn
HarperCollins, Tyndale, and others warn Trump administration that 25-percent tariff hike will make God’s Word harder to get—and could cause some translations to be discontinued.
The Gleaner’s EdgeSubscriber Access Only
How an Old Testament practice can transform the way we do business today.
A New Recipe for Ending HungerSubscriber Access Only
We have a crisis too large for any one church, nonprofit, or government agency to handle on its own, says food policy expert Jeremy Everett.
Celibate Gay Christians: Neither Shockingly Conservative nor Worryingly LiberalSubscriber Access Only
A new book uses stories and statistics to dispel stereotypes and suspicion.
Supreme Court: Peace Cross Gets to Stay, But Not Because It’s ‘Secular’
Update: The memorial is a Christian symbol—but also more than that.
Major Shift: Liberty Lays Off a Dozen Divinity School Faculty
Officials say undergrad enrollment in the program is dropping as students take a more holistic approach to ministry.
The Global Refugee Crisis Hit a Record High. The US Welcome for the Persecuted Is at a Record Low.
America is on track to admit 82 percent fewer religious minorities from the countries where they face the most danger.
Why Indians Choose to Follow Jesus Despite Opposition
Christ's message of love, forgiveness, peace and justice is too compelling to resist.
Fleeing North in the Full Armor of God
When our church offered therapy to traumatized migrants, we witnessed the healing power of Scripture.
Top Story July 20, 2019
On Court Prophets and Wilderness Prophets
On Court Prophets and Wilderness Prophets
Christian responses to the president.
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