After the Pandemic, Are Worship Leaders Gearing Up for Battle or Healing?
At this year’s summer conferences, worship pastors and musicians prepare for a range of emotions as churches sing together again.
Died: B.J. Thomas, Born-Again Singer Who Clashed with Evangelical Fans
Popular artist professed Jesus and earned five gospel Grammys before turning back to secular music.
Punk Rock Priests Offer Up Their ‘Parallel Love’ in Music and Sacrament
There’s no other band quite like Luxury, Christian indie rockers who journeyed through tragedy and faith to Eastern Orthodoxy.
‘Faithful’ Project Offers Sacred Space for Christian Women to Create
A new collaboration from Integrity Music brings together musicians and Bible teachers to celebrate God’s faithfulness to women in a way that transcends evangelical silos.
DMX Bared His Sins and Soul to Make His Music a Testimony
How the life and lyrics of the late rapper challenge our notions of sanctification and struggle.
When Do the Latest Hillsong and Bethel Hits Belong in Your Sunday Lineups?
How worship pastors decide whether to sing to the Lord a new song.
The Broken and Beautiful Church Behind Aretha Franklin
National Geographic’s biopic offers a glimpse into the congregation that formed the “Queen of Soul.”
The Equality Act, People of Faith, and Religious Freedom
When sexual freedom conflicts with religious freedom, who will take precedent?
Lent Is a Time to Sing the Blues
In the American music of brokenness and sorrow, my church learns to long for God’s restoration.
Died: Carman, Christian Showman Who Topped Charts with Triumphant Faith
Singer of “Satan, Bite the Dust!” and “R.I.O.T. (Righteous Invasion of Truth)” believed in the power of celebrity and spectacle to draw people to Jesus.
Ordinary Life Is Crammed with Heaven
How our senses can point the way to God’s presence.
Christmas Albums 2020: What’s on Our Playlist
From Tori Kelly to Maverick City Music, here are our favorite new releases by Christian artists.
Lauren Daigle’s Christmas Cheer Doesn’t Pause for a Pandemic
Ahead of her first televised special, the chart-topping Christian artist told CT her music has taken on special meaning in 2020.
The Trinity Is Missing from Christian Worship Music
While churches praise God from whom all blessings flow, they don't praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
‘The Blessing’ Sung Around the World: 100 Virtual Choirs Spread Worship Anthem
How a familiar Old Testament benediction became a viral hit during the pandemic.
On Eliza Hamilton’s Faith
You have no control who lives, who dies, who tells your story-- so let's not forget hers.
The Gospel Takes Center Stage in ‘Hamilton’
As the hit Broadway musical makes its screen debut in a time of social unrest, its themes of hope and redemption resound all the louder.
Bring Back Isaac Watts’s Biggest Hit
You’ve probably never heard this famous hymn. That’s a shame.
Singing in the Storm With Rain for Roots
The group’s latest album offers a timely message for this global moment.
What Edith Blumhofer Taught Me on Writing About Strong Women
A tribute to a pathbreaking Pentecostal historian who also knew the value of a cannoli to a grad student.