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Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from ‘White Evangelicalism’
Lecrae’s decision has roots. And it has fruit.
Propaganda's 'Crooked' Balances Raw Humility with Prophetic Fire
'Ain't we all a little bit a monster?'
Kendrick Lamar's Duel with Damnation
The influential rapper’s latest record is all about our fear of being condemned.
Don’t Miss Steven Curtis Chapman’s PointSubscriber Access Only
Even his happiest, most heartwarming music has been fueled by tragedy and pain.
Challenging the Narrative: How Race Complicates the Latest LifeWay Debate
Black Southern Baptists weigh in on the issues around removing Sho Baraka’s album.
Making Music and Babies: Christian Singers Open Up About Motherhood
For artists like Kari Jobe and Audrey Assad, family comes first, but that doesn’t mean their careers go away.
Welcome (Back) to the Welcome Wagon
With a new album on the way, this pastor-and-wife hymn-singing duo continues to sing of the simple joys—and struggles—of church ministry.
Q+A: ‘To Joey, with Love’
Country musician Rory Feek shares about faith, heartbreak, and his new film.
The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle Loves Amy Grant, Rich Mullins, and the Book of Jonah
The indie rocker discusses his spiritual hunger with CT.
The DJ Making the Angels Rap
Christian hip-hop remembers the legacy of the late DJ Official.
The Fearless Call of Asian Americans in Christian Hip-Hop
Breaking stereotypes and spreading the Good News.
Confessions of a Media-Protective ParentSubscriber Access Only
What I’ve learned from trying to keep my kids safe—but not too safe.
Lecrae Makes a Major Career Move to Join Beyoncé, Adele, Pharrell
Evangelicals’ favorite rapper signs with one of America's most popular music labels.
Art and the Ultimate Investor: An Interview with Propaganda
Art is a return on God's investment in us.
Taking Aim at Worship
Why we need to re-orient our worship.
Remembering Prince: A Pop Music Priest in a Secular WorldSubscriber Access Only
He seemed to defy mortal boundaries, but in fact, he showed us the glory of simply being made in God's image.
How Spanish Church Music Inspired the Film Score for 'Risen'Subscriber Access Only
A conversation with the biblical thriller's composer.
Kanye West’s Work-in-ProgressSubscriber Access Only
Why the rapper’s new ‘gospel’ album, ‘The Life of Pablo,’ has Christians curious.
Jazz, Joey Alexander, and a Window on God
A musical prodigy reveals something beyond the material
Top Story June 19, 2019
The Purpose of the World: To Become the Church
The Purpose of the World: To Become the Church
Paul on “good works”—and my replies to initial critiques of this series.
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