Theology in the News

The End of Church Planting?
A look at whether churches should expand through a missionary model rather than relying on professional entrepreneurial pastors to plant churches.
Atheists in the Foxholes—as Chaplains
Why the military's inclusion of non-believing chaplains matters.
Idolatry, the Gospel, and the Imitation of God
Why evangelicals have taken such an interest in idols.
Redeeming Bonhoeffer (The Book)
The problem with Eric Metaxas's portrayal of the German hero as an evangelical.
Heresy Is Heresy, Not the Litmus Test of Gospel Preaching
It's time to put aside this abused "badge of honor."
Muslims in Evangelical Churches
Does loving your neighbor mean opening your doors to false worship?
Peter Singer's Swan Song
Bioethicist asks: 'Why don't we make ourselves the last generation on earth?'
Seven Theology Books for the Beach
Consider adding these recent releases to your summer reading list.
Obama's AIDS Dilemma
White House funding priorities determine who will live and who will die.
Bonhoeffer Stood Fast
Martyred German pastor showed theology has consequences.
Piper, Warren, and the Perils of Movement Building
Why the debate over separatism still matters.
The Toll of Our Toiling
John Piper takes an eight-month leave of absence.
The Resurrection Changes Everything
'Raised With Christ' highlights the neglected central event of our faith.
'We're All Theologians'
But is it the best or worst of times for doctrine?
Dearth of Jobs, Death to the Family?
Where others have failed, the church must meet society's looming challenge.
Why Pope John Paul II Whipped Himself
New book reopens questions on self-denial and "what is lacking in Christ's afflictions."
Theodicy in Light of Eternity
Theologians see hope for the future based on the past.
Finding Meaning in the Pentateuch
Powerful endorsements bolster John Sailhamer's new tome on the Bible's first five books.
My Top Ten Theology Stories of 2009
Counting down the events, debates, and books that shaped evangelical theology over the past year.
When the Pastor Suffers
Matt Chandler comforts an anxious church following his Thanksgiving seizure.

Top Story April 23, 2024

Passover’s Promises for My Children
Passover’s Promises for My Children
When I married into a Jewish family, antisemitism hit home. Now, the holy day reminds me of our future hope.

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