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Two Cheers for the Wedding Industrial Complex
Two Cheers for the Wedding Industrial Complex
For all their faults, our marriage rituals present family and promise-keeping as beautiful, desirable, and worth the effort.
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When My Sermon Riled Our City
When My Sermon Riled Our City
Preaching on sex and gender led to local uproar and national headlines. Here are seven things I learned.
Bible Figures Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’
Bible Figures Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’
If they don’t “apologize” in the modern sense, it’s only because Scripture has a richer vocabulary of repentance.
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You Can Love Rap, Jesus, and the Color Pink
You Can Love Rap, Jesus, and the Color Pink
The first female artist on Lecrae’s label, Wande talks to CT about being a woman in Christian hip-hop and how the genre can be an entry point for learning gospel truths.
After Roe’s Reversal, Most Churches Still Aren’t Involved with a Local Pregnancy Center
After Roe’s Reversal, Most Churches Still Aren’t Involved with a Local Pregnancy Center
Over two years of new state-level restrictions, younger Christians, Hispanics, and megachurch attendees are more likely to say their congregation supports their community’s alternative to abortion clinics.
Community, Honor and Shame, and Self Definition with Grace Liu and Cory Elisabeth
Being HumanEpisode 23|36min
Community, Honor and Shame, and Self Definition with Grace Liu and Cory Elisabeth
Thoughts on boundaries and honor-shame culture from the founders of a coaching and counseling service in Indonesia.
Broken Halos
The Bulletin Episode 88
Broken Halos
Robert Morris’s abuse, rising nationalism in Europe, and summer reading suggestions.
Three Evangelical ‘Founding Fathers’ and Their Complicated Relationships to Slavery
Three Evangelical ‘Founding Fathers’ and Their Complicated Relationships to Slavery
A new book steers between full condemnation and “men of their time” dodges.
‘Going for the Jugular’ Does Not Wash Away Sin
‘Going for the Jugular’ Does Not Wash Away Sin
Why the life and death of disgraced culture warrior Paul Pressler should serve as a warning to all of us.
Natalie Boonstra Lilly: Dealing with Insecurity
Viral JesusEpisode 126|39min
Natalie Boonstra Lilly: Dealing with Insecurity
Heather and Natalie talk about Natalie’s Madelung diagnosis and how she dealt with insecurity.
What If the Christian Sexual Ethic Becomes a Feature, Not a Bug?
What If the Christian Sexual Ethic Becomes a Feature, Not a Bug?
Evangelicals tend to assume our sexual ethic is deeply unpopular. But the wind may be shifting as thought leaders increasingly declare Christianity a cultural asset.
Pakistani Christian Praised for Documenting Blasphemy Victims. Most Are Muslims.
Pakistani Christian Praised for Documenting Blasphemy Victims. Most Are Muslims.
Catholic advocate awarded by US State Department explains why Christians are disproportionately targeted while the Islamic majority predominantly accuses its own.
Corruption Is a Discipleship Problem
Corruption Is a Discipleship Problem
Six ways Christians often make the problem worse and five steps toward a solution
‘First of Its Kind’: A Jesus Film for the Deaf Community
‘First of Its Kind’: A Jesus Film for the Deaf Community
A new movie from Deaf Missions tells the gospel story in American Sign Language.
I’m Trading My Career for Motherhood. Neither Will Fulfill Me.
I’m Trading My Career for Motherhood. Neither Will Fulfill Me.
This isn’t a female problem, but a human one.
Vote for Peace in a Time of War
Promised LandEpisode 6|38min
Vote for Peace in a Time of War
In the final episode, Mike Cosper shares his experience hosting the “Promised Land” series.
How to Be Sane When Everything’s Crazy
The Russell Moore ShowEpisode 111|38min
How to Be Sane When Everything’s Crazy
Wisdom from Jen Wilkin, Tim Keller, Beth Moore, and Yuval Levin.
Robert Morris Resigns from Gateway Following Past Abuse Allegations
Robert Morris Resigns from Gateway Following Past Abuse Allegations
While the Texas megachurch said it “did not have all the facts” about Morris’s earlier misconduct, the woman who spoke out said she had informed its leaders years ago.
‘Rattlesnakes Don’t Commit Suicide’
‘Rattlesnakes Don’t Commit Suicide’
This Juneteenth, the life of unsung civil rights hero Fred Shuttlesworth should be a clarion call to the biblical activism we still need to advance racial justice in America.
Sunday Best in India: Christian Women Weigh What to Wear to Church
Sunday Best in India: Christian Women Weigh What to Wear to Church
From embracing Western styles to preserving cultural heritage, how female leaders in six states navigate competing perspectives on appropriate attire.
Sacred Tattoos Promise Spiritual Power. Can New Thai Christians Keep Them?
Sacred Tattoos Promise Spiritual Power. Can New Thai Christians Keep Them?
Pastors counsel believers with sak yant tattoos to let go of animistic beliefs and trust in God’s provision.
Died: Disgraced Southern Baptist Leader Paul Pressler
Died: Disgraced Southern Baptist Leader Paul Pressler
The Texas judge behind the political strategy for the “conservative resurgence” molested and assaulted teenage boys, according to allegations eight men made in court.
East Asians Leave Childhood Religion Most in World, but Remain Spiritual
East Asians Leave Childhood Religion Most in World, but Remain Spiritual
(UPDATED) Pew survey of more than 10,000 adults in Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam examines Christians’ and Buddhists’ beliefs, practices, and affinity to other traditions.
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Sunday Silence: Gateway Church Doesn’t Tell Congregation About Historic Abuse Allegations
Sunday Silence: Gateway Church Doesn’t Tell Congregation About Historic Abuse Allegations
According to the Texas megachurch, founder Robert Morris properly disclosed his misconduct and has had “no other moral failures” since he touched a child in the 1980s.
Be Still and Come Out of Your Shell
Be Still and Come Out of Your Shell
To heal divides, God wants to bring us out from hiding.
Bavinck Warned that Without Christianity, Racism and Nationalism Thrive
Bavinck Warned that Without Christianity, Racism and Nationalism Thrive
The Dutch theologian argued the biblical worldview is fundamentally incompatible with ethnocentrism.
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‘Jesus of the East’ with Phuc Luu
Being HumanEpisode 22|50min
‘Jesus of the East’ with Phuc Luu
The artist and theologian explores taking refuge.
Faithful Fathers
Faithful Fathers
Reports of the death of fatherhood have been greatly exaggerated. There are many good dads, like mine, quietly blessing their children.
Paternity Leave Made Me a Better Christian Dad
Paternity Leave Made Me a Better Christian Dad
Time off at the very beginning helps fathers prepare to bring up their children in the “discipline and instruction of the Lord.”
You Abused and Oppressed Me, Dad. I Forgive You.
You Abused and Oppressed Me, Dad. I Forgive You.
How a community’s example of radical forgiveness helped me relinquish my own rage.
Church ‘Homelessness’ Must Not Be Grieved Too Quickly
Church ‘Homelessness’ Must Not Be Grieved Too Quickly
It’s okay to mourn what’s lost without losing hope for what’s to come.
Gimme Shelter
The Bulletin Episode 87|46min
Gimme Shelter
Biden’s asylum order, intentional community, and the criminalization of clergy sexual misconduct.
PCA Will Investigate ‘Jesus Calling’ Book
PCA Will Investigate ‘Jesus Calling’ Book
The author of the bestseller died last year. The investigation will determine if the book is appropriate for Christians.
Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Abortion Pill Challenge
Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Abortion Pill Challenge
Pro-life doctors had argued the drug isn’t safe. Now Christians are looking for other ways to engage on the issue.
5 Underrated Books on Spiritual Formation
5 Underrated Books on Spiritual Formation
Chosen by Alex Sosler, author of A Short Guide to Spiritual Formation: Finding Life in Truth, Goodness, Beauty, and Community.
Drew Dyck: Just Show Up
Viral JesusEpisode 125|42min
Drew Dyck: Just Show Up
Heather and Drew discuss why small changes can be more impactful for big, bold moves.
3 Ways I’ve Learned to Support China’s Christians Better as an American Pastor
3 Ways I’ve Learned to Support China’s Christians Better as an American Pastor
Don’t let political rivalry define our perspectives of each other.
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A Writer’s Creative Calling Isn’t Found in the Middle of a Crowd
A Writer’s Creative Calling Isn’t Found in the Middle of a Crowd
Award-winning author E. Lily Yu speaks about her faith, her deep love of language, and the perils of “moving with the majority.”
Southern Baptists’ Nuanced Divides on Display at Annual Meeting
Southern Baptists’ Nuanced Divides on Display at Annual Meeting
From a wider slate of six candidates, president Clint Pressley takes the “strange honor” of leading the convention’s growing factions toward missional unity.
Why Does Southern Baptist Abuse Reform Keep Hitting Hurdles?
Why Does Southern Baptist Abuse Reform Keep Hitting Hurdles?
Leaders and advocates are grateful for the convention’s support but frustrated at the inability to enact their plans.
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Charisma and Its Companions
Charisma and Its Companions
Church movements need magnetic leaders. But the best leaders need more than charm.
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Love in an Attention Crisis
Love in an Attention Crisis
Readers of the Latin Bible could see how close love and diligence are.
Kids Aren’t Cheap. That Doesn’t Fully Explain Why We’re Ambivalent About Having Them.
Kids Aren’t Cheap. That Doesn’t Fully Explain Why We’re Ambivalent About Having Them.
A new book explores why what was once a default life stage now feels like an increasingly fraught choice.
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Lecrae on Fame and the Path of Wisdom
The Russell Moore ShowEpisode 110|52min
Lecrae on Fame and the Path of Wisdom
The Grammy Award–winning rapper talks celebrity, community, and Christian forefathers.
“Finding My Privilege” with Aitina Fareed-Cooke
Where Ya From?Episode 71
“Finding My Privilege” with Aitina Fareed-Cooke
Award-winning recording artist and creative mind, Aitina Fareed-Cooke, discusses her journey of defying the odds and creating privilege.
Yes, Charisma Has a Place in the Pulpit
Yes, Charisma Has a Place in the Pulpit
But let’s not mistake it for calling.
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I’m an Evangelical Parent of Adult LGBTQ Children. Now What?
I’m an Evangelical Parent of Adult LGBTQ Children. Now What?
My theology is squarely orthodox. Now I need fellow Christians to help me work out a sustainable vision of day-to-day life with my children.
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Bible Figures Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’
Bible Figures Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’
If they don’t “apologize” in the modern sense, it’s only because Scripture has a richer vocabulary of repentance.
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