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American Missionaries Killed in Port-au-Prince
American Missionaries Killed in Port-au-Prince
Gang attack in Haiti leaves three dead and a house on fire as international forces are delayed again.
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World Vision Appeals Employment Discrimination Case to Ninth Circuit
World Vision Appeals Employment Discrimination Case to Ninth Circuit
Federal appeals courts are starting to wrestle with how nondiscrimination laws apply to religious organizations when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Something in the Way
The Bulletin Episode 84|48min
Something in the Way
The fourth anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Iran’s president’s death, and bird flu.
Must Worship Songs Be Made by Christians? Brazil’s Pop Stars Prompt Debate
As More Brazilian Pop Stars Praise God with Their Lips, Does It Matter If Hearts Are Far?
Gospel music is soaring in popularity in Brazil, leading artists with little Christian background to release worship songs and pastors to mull motives.
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Mad Max Does Genesis
Mad Max Does Genesis
Furiosa begins with a retelling of the biblical Fall. After its apocalypse comes something new.
Pastors Will Try to Spare South Africa’s Tense Elections from Violence
Pastors Will Try to Spare South Africa’s Tense Elections from Violence
Oscar Siwali is mobilizing conflict mediators as the country goes to the polls. He only wishes his organization could train more.
What I Would Change After 30 Years of Marriage
What I Would Change After 30 Years of Marriage
I should have invited Ruth to our wedding—to acknowledge how much our ordinary moments point to the story of Christ.
Iranian Christians Contemplate God’s Justice after President’s Death
Iranian Christians Contemplate God’s Justice after President’s Death in Crash
Believers in the diaspora reference Daniel and the “writing on the wall” as many mull if helicopter accident portends more changes to come.
In Succor and Silence
In Succor and Silence
On praying past the end of silver linings to a God who often does not answer as I hope.
The Church Behind Bars Is Alive and Well
Viral JesusEpisode 122|43min
The Church Behind Bars Is Alive and Well
Heather and Heather Rice Minus discuss prison ministry.
In ‘3 Body Problem,’ Our Days Are Numbered
In ‘3 Body Problem,’ Our Days Are Numbered
The Netflix adaptation of an acclaimed Chinese sci-fi series is anxious about time. Christians don’t have to be.
What Believers Can and Can’t Affirm in Those Who Affirm Same-Sex Marriage
What Believers Can and Can’t Affirm in Those Who Affirm Same-Sex Marriage
Rebecca McLaughlin takes care to filter their legitimate claims from their flawed assumptions.
Died: Marshall Allen, Christian Muckraker Who Held the Health Care Industry Accountable
Died: Marshall Allen, Christian Muckraker Who Held the Health Care Industry Accountable
His reporting was marked by a cheerful determination to uncover truth, which friends and coworkers attributed to his faith.
Anglican Bishop Removed as Clergy Call for Transparency in Investigation
Anglican Bishop Removed as Clergy Call for Transparency in Investigation
While the ACNA hasn’t offered public updates on a trial for Stewart Ruch’s abuse response, Todd Atkinson, a bishop appointed to assist him, has been deposed over inappropriate relationships.
How to Pray with ADHD
How to Pray with ADHD
Christians with neurodivergence are exploring other options for devotions and Bible study.
Be Quick to Listen, Slow to ‘Therapy Speak’
Be Quick to Listen, Slow to ‘Therapy Speak’
Using terms like trauma, abuse, and toxic too flippantly has consequences for our relationships.
The Flannery O’Connor Novel That Might Have Been
The Flannery O’Connor Novel That Might Have Been
Her final work was continually revised but never finished. Can we know what she was aiming to achieve?
Predictions About the Future of the Christian Church
The Russell Moore ShowEpisode 107|46min
Predictions About the Future of the Christian Church
A conversation on the state of American religion.
DOJ Issues First Indictment in Southern Baptist Investigation
DOJ Issues First Indictment in Southern Baptist Investigation
A former official at Southwestern Seminary has been charged with falsifying records in the federal probe into the denomination’s abuse response.
The Way Maker: Nashville Meets Nigeria Meets Indonesia
Music & MeaningEpisode 13|48min
The Way Maker: Nashville Meets Nigeria Meets Indonesia
Charlie Peacock interviews celebrated Nigerian singer-songwriter Sinach (“Way Maker”) and music executives from Integrity Music in Nashville.
How to Be a Christian Influencer Worthy of the Name
How to Be a Christian Influencer Worthy of the Name
We do not deserve to wield influence in the church while being simps and sycophants to the secular world.
Moral Failures by Christian Leaders Are a Huge Problem. Can New Standards Help?
Moral Failures by Christian Leaders Are a Huge Problem. Can New Standards Help?
ECFA is adding leadership integrity to its accountability criteria.
I’m a Political Prisoner in Congo. My Ministry Is Thriving.
I’m a Political Prisoner in Congo. My Ministry Is Thriving.
Even as I long for health and freedom, I see the good that God is doing.
The Secret Sin of ‘Mommy Juice’
The Secret Sin of ‘Mommy Juice’
Alcoholism among women is rising. Can the church help?
Forrest Frank Is Making the Internet’s Vibiest Christian Music
Forrest Frank Is Making the Internet’s Vibiest Christian Music
His upbeat hits and worship collaborations are capturing younger listeners on social media.
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The Loosening of American Evangelicalism
The Loosening of American Evangelicalism
Long-standing norms against drinking, tattoos, and Catholic-coded church practices have rapidly fallen. What’s going on?
The Expectation Gap
Being HumanEpisode 18|36min
The Expectation Gap
Exploring the space between what we believe about God and what we experience from God.
Don’t Skip Chronicles in Your Bible Reading Plan
Don’t Skip Chronicles in Your Bible Reading Plan
What we can learn from the chronicler’s stories about the kings of Israel.
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The Church Fathers Belong in Creation Debates. But Handle Them with Care.
The Church Fathers Belong in Creation Debates. But Handle Them with Care.
We can humbly seek their wisdom without treating them as mascots for one position or another.
AI Preachers and Teachers? No Thanks, Say Most Americans.
AI Preachers and Teachers? No Thanks, Say Most Americans.
American Bible Society study finds majority don’t trust technology with spiritual matters.
A New Era of AI Is Here, and the Church Is Not Ready
A New Era of AI Is Here, and the Church Is Not Ready
In the uncanny valley of the shadow of data, we should fear no evil—and prepare for a very different future.
Billy Graham’s US Capitol Statue Unveiled
Billy Graham’s US Capitol Statue Unveiled
The late evangelist is one of just four Americans who have received the nation’s three highest congressional honors.
Clergy on the Rocks
The Bulletin Episode 83|57min
Clergy on the Rocks
AI priests, a polarized church, and women and alcohol.
Police Officers Are Burning Out. Can Chaplains Help?
Police Officers Are Burning Out. Can Chaplains Help?
Spiritual care is essential as stressors among law enforcement rise.
The Caregiving Boom Needs Spiritual Support
The Caregiving Boom Needs Spiritual Support
By calling or circumstance, millions in the “sandwich generation” feel the weight and cost of tending to aging relatives.
The Miracle of the Ear
The Miracle of the Ear
Speech was not God’s only miracle at Pentecost. The Spirit also gave the gift of understanding, overcoming division and contempt.
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The Sustaining Breath of God
The Sustaining Breath of God
As a physician, I witness countless first and last breaths. As a Christian, I am constantly reminded of how God breathes life into us through his Spirit.
Died: KODA, the Ghanaian Gospel Star Who Sang Hits Rebuking Pastors
Died: KODA, the Ghanaian Gospel Star Who Sang Hits Rebuking Pastors
The highlife musician challenged the materialism and extortion he encountered too often in the church.

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In Succor and Silence
In Succor and Silence
On praying past the end of silver linings to a God who often does not answer as I hope.

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