SoulWork

In "SoulWork," Mark Galli brings news, Christian theology, and spiritual direction together to explore what it means to be formed spiritually in the image of Jesus Christ.
Mark Galli

Mark Galli

Mark Galli is former editor in chief of Christianity Today and author, most recently, of Karl Barth: An Introductory Biography for Evangelicals.

The Mystery of Hope in Paris
The Mystery of Hope in Paris
Why we light candles at a time like this.
The Spirit's Work of Ignorance
The Spirit's Work of Ignorance
When you’re about the only white man in a sea of black faces, you learn strange things. A dispatch from the Hampton Ministers' Conference.
Real Transformation Happens When?
Real Transformation Happens When?
In the TGC/Tullian Tchividjian dustup, I’m not hearing much about a key part of the gospel.
Strive to Be Inauthentic!
Strive to Be Inauthentic!
The tortured Tom Branson of Downton Abbey—model of holiness.
What God May Be Up to In the Land of the Bible
What God May Be Up to In the Land of the Bible
Why and how to “pray for the peace of Jerusalem.”
Christian Athletes Are Not Role Models
Christian Athletes Are Not Role Models
Ray Lewis and Colin Kaepernick are superb football players—that's all.
On the Death—and Life—of Innocent Children
On the Death—and Life—of Innocent Children
The 20 slain in Connecticut are not alone, nor without hope.
Closer than Ever to the Breath of God
Closer than Ever to the Breath of God
Why Protestants are especially fascinated with the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Making Non-Sense of the Colorado Shootings
Making Non-Sense of the Colorado Shootings
Spiritual thoughts on another random act of violence.
Mastering the Golf Swing of Life
Mastering the Golf Swing of Life
We tend to think of ethics as real serious business. It is not.
So, You Want Some Respect?
So, You Want Some Respect?
The difference between the love of authority and the authority of love.
Andrew Sullivan Says Forget the Church. That's Like Saying Forget Grace.
Andrew Sullivan Says Forget the Church. That's Like Saying Forget Grace.
Why Christianity is a many splendored thing
Giving Up Self-Discipline for Lent
Giving Up Self-Discipline for Lent
There is really only one 'lesson' I've learned in the penitential season.
Looking for Jesus in All the Wrong Places
Why do we want to see God’s face when it’s only going to kill us?
Why the Bible is Not a Book of Moral Laws
Contrary to popular belief, it's the startling gift book.
A Christmas Prayer
We, like the shepherds in the field, like the woman at the tomb, are astonished, trembling in wonder and in fear.
Why We Need More 'Chaplains' and Fewer Leaders
What's a pastor for?
The Confidence of the Evangelical
Why the Spirit, not the magisterium, will lead us into all truth.
Good News: Jesus Is Not Nice
The chaos of grace and the grace of chaos.
Why Doubters and Non-Doubters Share a Common Faith
And why it's really not about "their" faith anyway.

Top Story October 25, 2020

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay
It’s Okay Not To Be Okay
How African American churches are ministering to the mental health of their communities.

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