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The Uvalde School Shooting Sends Me to Matthew 18
The Uvalde School Shooting Sends Me to Matthew 18
Jesus gave specific instructions on caring for the “little ones.” The Texas tragedy suggests the church has gravely fallen short.
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15 Prayers for a Violent World
15 Prayers for a Violent World
In an age weary with suffering, how can we pray?
Paid ContentStatistics Show Mental Health Awareness Benefits Churches
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Statistics Show Mental Health Awareness Benefits Churches
Small groups can experience positive change both personally and collectively by discussing mental health together.
Passion Rekindled: Oberammergau Easter Play Returns with Great Joy
Passion Rekindled: Oberammergau Easter Play Returns with Great Joy
Tourists and pilgrims flock to German village as 1,800 local actors prepare to take the stage after pandemic interruption.
Uvalde Pastors Mourn Losses Close to Home
Uvalde Pastors Mourn Losses Close to Home
A Hispanic Baptist leader focuses on ministering to his family after his great-granddaughter dies in the school shooting.
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Buffalo’s Black Christians Grieve the ‘Evil Among Us’
Buffalo’s Black Christians Grieve the ‘Evil Among Us’
Angry but not shocked at racist violence, the victims' families at funerals this week have a prayer: Let these deaths not be in vain.
When Churches Become Mafias
When Churches Become Mafias
The recent SBC abuse report shows that churches often prioritize tribal unity and safety over “divisive” truth.
A Destroyed Cuban Church Sits on Prime Tourism Real Estate
A Destroyed Cuban Church Sits on Prime Tourism Real Estate
Devastated in the Havana hotel explosion, the historic Calvary Baptist Church—like many other congregations across the island—will face a drawn-out battle with the government to restore its building.
After Raising a Hallelujah, Bethel Music CEO Leaves Redding
After Raising a Hallelujah, Bethel Music CEO Leaves Redding
Joel Taylor, who directed the popular label since the beginning, has resigned.
Khristi Lauren Adams: Platforms, Publishing, and Parables
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Khristi Lauren Adams: Platforms, Publishing, and Parables
How the author of "Unbossed" and "Parable of the Brown Girl" is inspiring a new generation of Black Christian women.
Ecclesiastes Is the Story of Abel Writ Large
Ecclesiastes Is the Story of Abel Writ Large
Biblical Hebrew uses similar names for “vanity” and the slain brother. That’s no accident.
Why Christ’s Ascension is Essential
Why Christ’s Ascension is Essential
Jesus’ return to heaven was not an awkward stage exit but the climax of our redemption story.
Nigerian Christians Protest Deborah’s Death
Nigerian Christians Protest Deborah’s Death
Blasphemy killing of Sokoto student and ISWAP execution video are latest examples of sectarian tensions in Africa's largest nation.
Southern Baptists Release Pastor List, Repudiate Old Approach to Survivors
Southern Baptists Release Pastor List, Repudiate Old Approach to Survivors
More change needed, survivors say, but new lawyers bring signs of hope.
Tim Alberta Worries Politics Is Poisoning the Church
The Russell Moore ShowEpisode 18|58min
Tim Alberta Worries Politics Is Poisoning the Church
Alberta and Moore discuss the profound political influence on modern evangelicalism.
Pastors in the Valley of Death Row
Pastors in the Valley of Death Row
While a win for religious liberty, the Ramirez ruling will take a traumatic toll on an already burdened profession.
After 2,000 UK Church Buildings Close, New Church Plants Get Creative
After 2,000 UK Church Buildings Close, New Church Plants Get Creative
In England, some rally to restore aging and emptying Anglican sites, while diverse congregations look beyond traditional sanctuaries.
Theologians Craft Wesleyan Agreement for a Divided Methodist Era
Theologians Craft Wesleyan Agreement for a Divided Methodist Era
64 scholars sign document they hope will ground more Christians in holiness doctrines.
Why Juneteenth Should Matter to the Church
Why Juneteenth Should Matter to the Church
Join us on June 15th for a live discussion on the historical, cultural, and theological significance of Juneteenth.
Why Suffering Belongs in Our Sermons
Why Suffering Belongs in Our Sermons
Matthew D. Kim believes addressing pain is part of a preacher’s calling.
When Doubters Declare the Glory of God
When Doubters Declare the Glory of God
Songs from outside the church can help us worship within it.
Church of Scotland Approves Same-Sex Marriage
Church of Scotland Approves Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) Traditionalist minority worry disagreement on the issue will make it harder to work together on mission.
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Rachael Denhollander Calls for a Southern Baptist Reckoning on Abuse
The Russell Moore ShowEpisode 17|40min
Rachael Denhollander Calls for a Southern Baptist Reckoning on Abuse
Denhollander and Russell Moore respond to the third-party investigation of sexual abuse in the SBC.
Black Christian Homeschoolers Are Redefining the Movement
Black Christian Homeschoolers Are Redefining the Movement
Faithful moms are adapting and developing new curricula as more families of color opt to educate at home.
Abortion Bans Should Ban Abortion
Abortion Bans Should Ban Abortion
Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancies are not abortion. Pro-life Christians urge clear distinctions in state laws.
Switzerland’s Original Reformer Was Creative, Combative, and Frequently Controversial
Switzerland’s Original Reformer Was Creative, Combative, and Frequently Controversial
A new biography captures the misunderstood faith of Huldrych Zwingli.
Pro-Life Ob-Gyns: Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage Care Will Continue
Pro-Life Ob-Gyns: Ectopic Pregnancy, Miscarriage Care Will Continue After Roe
Even if the pills and procedures seem similar to elective abortion, doctors know the difference between treatment when a pregnancy ends and treatment to end a pregnancy.
This Is the Southern Baptist Apocalypse
This Is the Southern Baptist Apocalypse
The abuse investigation has uncovered more evil than even I imagined.
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Southern Baptists Refused to Act on Abuse, Despite Secret List of Pastors
Southern Baptists Refused to Act on Abuse, Despite Secret List of Pastors
Investigation: SBC Executive Committee staff saw advocates’ cries for help as a distraction from evangelism and a legal liability, stonewalling their reports and resisting calls for reform.
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Died: Fred Carter, Little-Known Black Artist Behind Chick Tracts
Died: Fred Carter, Little-Known Black Artist Behind Chick Tracts
“Shy” creator drew stories of sin and salvation seen by millions.
Died: Franz Mohr, Master Piano Tuner and Evangelist
Died: Franz Mohr, Master Piano Tuner and Evangelist
The chief concert technician for Steinway & Sons gave Bibles to the world’s greatest pianists and told them about Jesus.
How the Early Church Dealt with Racial and Cultural Division
How the Early Church Dealt with Racial and Cultural Division
They saw that their ability to truly be the church was at stake.
How Seminary Downsizing Cuts into Community
How Seminary Downsizing Cuts into Community
Selling a residential campus comes at the cost of embodied fellowship.
Willow Creek Cuts Staff Budget by $6.5 Million
Willow Creek Cuts Staff Budget by $6.5 Million
During the pandemic, just a couple years after Bill Hybels’s resignation, attendance at the Chicago-area megachurch fell by half.
Should Your Church Get Political?
Should Your Church Get Political?
Understanding the legal, theological, and pastoral considerations of political involvement for churches.
Evangelical Pro-Lifers Clash Over Criminalizing Abortion
Evangelical Pro-Lifers Clash Over Criminalizing Abortion
Ahead of a potential ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, Founders Ministries’ Tom Ascol and other “abolitionists” voice opposition to longstanding “incremental” approach, calling for penalties for women.
The Gospel Doesn’t Always Have to Come with a House Key
The Gospel Doesn’t Always Have to Come with a House Key
The power of introverted hospitality in an extroverted world of church ministry.
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Brandon J. O’Brien: Scripture as a Cross-Cultural Experience
Viral JesusEpisode 31|50min
Brandon J. O’Brien: Scripture as a Cross-Cultural Experience
Reading the Bible without cultural blinders.

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Ecclesiastes Is the Story of Abel Writ Large
Ecclesiastes Is the Story of Abel Writ Large
Biblical Hebrew uses similar names for “vanity” and the slain brother. That’s no accident.

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