Speaking Out

Abortion Bans Should Ban Abortion
Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancies are not abortion. Pro-life Christians urge clear distinctions in state laws.
How Seminary Downsizing Cuts into Community
Selling a residential campus comes at the cost of embodied fellowship.
Vote as a Christian, Not Because You Are Christian
Lebanese evangelicals—like believers worldwide—often approach elections torn between hope and despair. But with a major vote looming, do they have a biblical mandate to participate?
Why Not All Pro-Lifers are Celebrating
Like the prophet Jeremiah, a biblical lament for abortion is neither apathetic nor triumphant.
How Shall We Now Grieve Abortion?
After Roe v. Wade is overturned, we must find new ways to turn our mourning into action.
Being a Political Journalist Made Me a Better Christian
While many Christians are hostile towards news media, my faith grew deeper because of it.
Christians Should Lead the Way in Diversity and Equity
Our faith encourages us to give unto others the same sense of belonging we have received.
We Have No More Tears Left
Ukraine’s history has been marked by tragedy and bravery. What can we learn and how can we pray?
3 Lessons for Chinese Churches from Herman Bavinck
The Dutch theologian’s concern for the catholic, contextual, and public nature of the Christian faith can help congregations overcome sectarianism and stereotypes.
Gov. DeSantis, Let My Ministry Serve Migrant Kids
In preventing care for unaccompanied minors, Florida’s governor is interfering with US law and religious freedoms.
Let’s Praise Progress on Religious Freedom. Start with These Countries.
Four Muslim-majority nations deserve our support and engagement, as an alliance of 33 other nations finds its voice.
Gender Questions Should Send Us to Scripture
When it comes to the topic of gender roles, it all comes down to biblical interpretation.
Chinese Christian Media Ministries Face Bitter Winter of Censorship
As China’s government bans unapproved religious services, sermons, education, training, and videos online—even link sharing—starting in March, I turn to Psalm 90.
Side B Christians Like Me Are An Asset Not a Threat
Same-sex-attracted believers pay the cost of discipleship every day. Our witness needs to be heard.
Why I Pray for Myanmar with Hope
Five reasons for the current crisis, three signs of hope, and three prayers for what is needed next.
Prayers for ‘Where the Church Suffers the Most’ in Europe
Six reasons the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, controlled by pro-Russian rebels, needs Christians to pray for peace and religious freedom.
November’s Holy Week: A Modest Proposal for the Persecuted
From All Saints’ Day to the International Day of Prayer, let’s honor beleaguered believers by following three rules in advocating for religious freedom for all.
What I Learned From Gen Z’s Faithfulness During the Pandemic
Leading InterVarsity Christian Fellowship has given me a chance to see how younger believers model spiritual resilience.
Why I Voted For the Atheist President of Harvard’s Chaplain Group
Participating in interfaith work at the Ivy League university is a help not a hindrance to the exclusivist claims of Christian faith.
Cuban Christians Connect Prayers to Protests
United more than ever across denominations, many evangelicals want “homeland and life” over “homeland or death.”

Top Story September 21, 2023

Unable to Find Ultimate Truth in Zen Buddhism, I Turned to Jesus
Unable to Find Ultimate Truth in Zen Buddhism, I Turned to Jesus
I thought I needed to try harder at meditation. What I really needed was the Holy Spirit to enlighten me.

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