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What Transgender People Need from Conservative Christians
We’ll never reach them with biblical truth without first understanding their experiences.
Global Religious Freedom Takes Its Biggest Hit in Over a Decade
Christianity is the biggest religion in the world. It's also still the most restricted.
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.
You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody CrossSubscriber Access Only
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
Getting Past Post-Truth
A firsthand reminder of the consequences of ignoring the facts.
Jesus Is Lord. Period.Subscriber Access Only
We’re rendering unto Caesar too much time and attention.
Imagining a Virtuous Capitalism
Free-market ideas grew in a religious and moral soil. We need to replant them there.
Richard Stearns: ‘Every Day Is a Celebration’Subscriber Access Only
After 20 years of tackling the “hole in our gospel,” World Vision's most recent president is fine retiring from World Vision with some tasks unfinished.
Loving Our Neighbors Knows No Borders—Even Political Ones
Along the way, we may be able to show people Jesus.
Nicaraguan Unrest Squashes Summer Missions
Church teams cancel trips as protests limit access and security.
The Increase of Women’s Involvement in Violent Extremism
Christians must reach out to their Muslims neighbors and together prevent extremist abuse and violence.
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.
Canada’s Supreme Court Rejects Country’s Only Christian Law School
Trinity Western University’s loss over its LGBT stance is seen as a blow to religious freedom.
US Tells Iraqi Christians Help Is on Its Way (For Real This Time)
After months of delays, Vice President Pence pushes to streamline aid to the persecuted.
Of Dads and MenSubscriber Access Only
New research shows where to focus if we want to change stereotypes about men.
Meet the World Cup Stars Who Love Jesus
These athletes aren’t quiet about using their global platforms to share their faith.
What Young Adults in 100 Countries Think of Religion
Despite age gaps, Pew Research uncovers a few places where the next generation is actually more devout than their parents and grandparents.
J. D. Greear Elected Youngest Southern Baptist President in Decades
The popular North Carolina megachurch pastor takes over amid significant membership declines and a public reckoning over abuse cases.
Women Are the Talk of 2018’s Southern Baptist Annual Meeting
Both officially and unofficially, leaders of America’s largest Protestant denomination turn their attention to better responses to sexism and abuse.
‘Vicar of Baghdad’ Cleared of Paying ISIS to Redeem Yazidi Sex Slaves
Case of Andrew White exposes hazards of charity work in a war zone.
Top Story July 22, 2018
The ‘Protestant Work Ethic’ Really Does Fight Poverty
The ‘Protestant Work Ethic’ Really Does Fight Poverty
How Christian discipleship affects household income.
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