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Conservative United Methodists Plan Breakaway Denomination
Conservative United Methodists Plan Breakaway Denomination
The new Global Methodist Church will leave the UMC regardless of the General Conference decision, which has been delayed until 2022.
Christian Lawyers Fight COVID-19 Home Evictions
Christian Lawyers Fight COVID-19 Home Evictions
At legal aid clinics, attorneys ask “Who would Jesus represent in court?”
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Why Christians Who Speak Jesus’ Language Can’t Agree on Their Name
Why Christians Who Speak Jesus’ Language Can’t Agree on Their Name
It took Aramaic speakers 1,500 years to agree on Christology, now their main debate is over Assyrian identity. Could Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq encourage unity?
When Pain Enters the Pulpit
When Pain Enters the Pulpit
Ronnie Martin and Jared Wilson discuss grief in the pastor’s life with CT editor in chief Daniel Harrell.
Bethany Christian Will Allow LGBT Parents to Foster and Adopt
Bethany Christian Will Allow LGBT Parents to Foster and Adopt
The largest Christian adoption agency is now calling on “Christians with diverse beliefs” as it aims to serve more children under a new inclusion policy.
When Violent Nationalism Backfired for God’s People
When Violent Nationalism Backfired for God’s People
Jesus saw the disastrous end of faith-fueled zealotry and warned against it.
The Common Values That Increase Trust Between Science and Faith
The Common Values That Increase Trust Between Science and Faith
Elaine Howard Ecklund examines curiosity, shalom and other virtues that scientists and Christians share.
‘I’m Following the Cross’: Why Shahbaz Bhatti Died Defending Asia Bibi
‘I’m Following the Cross’: Why Shahbaz Bhatti Died Defending Asia Bibi
Ten years after Pakistan’s highest Christian official was martyred, religious freedom advocates apply his life’s lessons.
Read Your Bible Through a Kaleidoscope
Read Your Bible Through a Kaleidoscope
Multicolored scholarship expands biblical interpretation beyond traditional Eurocentric perspectives.
Introducing: Surprised by Grief
Introducing: Surprised by Grief
On our new podcast, Daniel Harrell and Clarissa Moll discuss how sudden loss shapes the grief experience and influences the spiritual lives of those left behind.
Charles Spurgeon Knew It Was Possible to Be Faithful and Depressed
Charles Spurgeon Knew It Was Possible to Be Faithful and Depressed
How his example can encourage believers who “walk in darkness, and see no light.”
And Campaign to Add 13 New Chapters During Pandemic
And Campaign to Add 13 New Chapters During Pandemic
Political tensions and growing racial awareness have fueled interest in its message of social justice and biblical morality.
Little Easters Get Us Through a Long Lent
Little Easters Get Us Through a Long Lent
Setting Sundays aside for joy infuses our grief with some glory.
Are Christian Schools Training Christians or Americans?
Are Christian Schools Training Christians or Americans?
Jesus made clear that we pledge allegiance only to God. But some Christian education pledges allegiance to the world too.
Black Church Group Offers Its Best Shot at Closing Vaccine Gap
Black Church Group Offers Its Best Shot at Closing Vaccine Gap
To reach the most vulnerable, leaders say vaccine sites have to set up in hard-hit neighborhoods and let churches spread the word.
Choosing Generosity in Adoption
Adopting Hope | 45 min
Choosing Generosity in Adoption
How Cathy and Daryl Heald’s biological children led them to care for orphans.
Iraq’s Struggling Christians Hope for Boost from Pope Francis Visit
Iraq’s Struggling Christians Hope for Boost from Pope Francis Visit
Landmark trip will include Qaraqosh, where most families fled ISIS yet some are now trying to restore the Christian heartland of the Nineveh Plains.
Died: Celebrate Recovery Founder John Baker, Who Shifted Evangelicals’ Approach to Addiction
Died: Celebrate Recovery Founder John Baker, Who Shifted Evangelicals’ Approach to Addiction
The Saddleback Church pastor developed the popular Christ-centered 12-step program for “hurts, habits, and hang-ups.”
A World Vision Employee Is Still Awaiting Fair Trial in Israel
A World Vision Employee Is Still Awaiting Fair Trial in Israel
The charges against him don’t make sense. And his day in court has been delayed again and again.
Most ‘Nones’ Still Keep the Faith
Most ‘Nones’ Still Keep the Faith
When research looks beyond affiliation, the move away from religious institutions becomes more nuanced.
Did Rush Limbaugh Reshape Christian Radio, Too?
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Did Rush Limbaugh Reshape Christian Radio, Too?
The conservative media personality drew attention and listeners amid a major shift in religious broadcasting.
Southern Baptists Expel Two More Churches Over Abuse
Southern Baptists Expel Two More Churches Over Abuse
Top leaders address divides in the denomination at the first in-person Executive Committee meeting in a year.
Reading While Not Black
Reading While Not Black
How a group of white church planters learned to listen to African Americans and build a better Christian community.
If Muslims Can Build Churches in Egypt, Has Persecution Ended?
If Muslims Can Build Churches in Egypt, Has Persecution Ended?
With a Christian activist in jail and a grandmother humiliated, religious freedom advocates weigh the value of progress in church legalization and public rhetoric.
One of These Types Is Not Like the Other
One of These Types Is Not Like the Other
Ronnie Martin and Jared Wilson discuss introversion and extroversion in ministry.
Palestinian Christians Promised an Outsized Voice in New Legislature
Palestinian Christians Promised an Outsized Voice in New Legislature
President Mahmoud Abbas sets their quota at 7 seats in first elections in West Bank and Gaza since 2006.
Who Will Save Algeria’s Closed Churches: the UN, US, or Hirak?
Who Will Save Algeria’s Closed Churches: the UN, US, or Hirak?
World body challenges North African nation over its treatment of Christians, while local evangelical leaders take heart in renewed protests.
Interview: The Middle East Church Must Resemble Salt, not Rabbits
Interview: The Middle East Church Must Resemble Salt, not Rabbits
New leader of Middle East Council of Churches says the quality of believers preserves their witness, if not their numbers.
Our Pilgrimage Through Lent
Our Pilgrimage Through Lent
A historian weighs in on how the medieval tradition can shape the days leading up to Easter.
Canadian Baptists Push Race Conversation Beyond Black History Month
Canadian Baptists Push Race Conversation Beyond Black History Month
With new president, Atlantic churches seek fuller reckoning with complicated history.
Should We Still Be Called ‘Evangelicals’?
Should We Still Be Called ‘Evangelicals’?
Maybe there's a better name in our polarized and politicized times.
Canadian Pastor Jailed Over COVID-19 Violations
Canadian Pastor Jailed Over COVID-19 Violations
Authorities found his church continued to meet as normal over months rather than comply with capacity, mask, and distancing regulations. 

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Christian Lawyers Fight COVID-19 Home Evictions
Christian Lawyers Fight COVID-19 Home Evictions
At legal aid clinics, attorneys ask “Who would Jesus represent in court?”

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