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Joni Eareckson Tada Asks for Prayer After Contracting COVID-19
The 71-year-old ministry leader, who is quadriplegic and at risk, is in “bright spirits” and receiving antibodies treatment.
Bringing the Bible to the Unreached
A conversation with Dr. John Chestnut, President and CEO of Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Christianity Today in 2020: Our Top News, Reviews, Podcasts, and More
CT published 1,650 articles this year. Here’s what readers and editors liked most.
12 Leaders Evangelicals Lost in 2020
Remembering missionary pilot Joyce Lin, theologian J.I. Packer, author Luci Swindoll, and others.
Christianity Today’s Best COVID Articles from 2020
The year’s most significant stories of the pandemic.
The Majority of American Megachurches Are Now Multiracial
‘The most segregated hour of the week’ isn’t as segregated as it used to be, study finds.
When A Word Is Worth A Thousand Complaints (and When It Isn’t)
Bible translation is about more than just technical accuracy.
Compassionate Evangelism: Being A Daily Witness for Christ
As Christians, we are called to testify with compassion every day.
Two Prominent Pastors Break With SBC After Critical Race Theory Statement
Charlie Dates and Ralph D. West spoke out in response to a controversial statement released by seminary presidents.
A Welcomed Example of Pushback
Vietnamese Evangelicals provide a story of hope even in a deeply divided country.
$500K Medical Missions Award Goes to OB-GYN Nun in Uganda
Her call to serve the “least of these” led her to maternal care at a rural hospital.
How to Be Pro-Life in Our Real Lives
The Christian call to care for the vulnerable starts with facing the heightened needs in our own communities.
I Need the Old Testament for Christmas in 2020
Now more than ever before, we should look to the Old Testament to enrich this holiday season.
Calvary Baptist Church and Worship in New York City in a Pandemic
Despite the challenges of COVID-19, Calvary Baptist Church has learned how to worship together in New York City
Christianity Today’s 2021 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
I Grew Up a Fervent Evangelist for Islam. Now I’m Living Out the Book of Acts.
How an encounter with Christian missionaries made me into a missionary myself.
Should Pastors Speak Up About the COVID-19 Vaccine?
With Christians split on the issue, some urge vaccination as a form of neighborly love, while others leave it up to conscience.
COVID-19 Bringing Christmas Changes to Many Americans
New LifeWay Research explores what a COVID-19 Christmas will mean for Americans.
Around America’s ‘Christmas City,’ Rural Churches Left Heartbroken by COVID-19
Congregations in Noel and Neosho, Missouri—one diverse and one mostly white—grapple with the strain of the pandemic.

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God Called Me to Encourage Fellow Black Students in White Coats
God Called Me to Encourage Fellow Black Students in White Coats
CCCU Young Alumni Award winner discusses how diversity in medicine improves care for the most vulnerable.

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