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Each week the editors of Christianity Today go beyond hashtags and hot-takes and set aside time to explore the reality behind a major cultural event.

Latest Episodes

Does God Really Want Missionaries to Risk Their Lives?
Episode 285|47 min
Does God Really Want Missionaries to Risk Their Lives?
Parsing when doing ministry in the midst of danger is selfish v. selfless.
What ‘Ted Lasso’ Understands About Redemption
Episode 284|56 min
What ‘Ted Lasso’ Understands About Redemption
A new show villain doesn’t just serve next season’s drama. It raises questions about how we view transformation and love.
What Francis Collins Changed for Christians in Science
Episode 283|46 min
What Francis Collins Changed for Christians in Science
The head of the National Institutes of Health is retiring. Why his faith mattered.
Did We Get Tammy Faye Wrong?
Episode 282|54 min
Did We Get Tammy Faye Wrong?
The late televangelist gets a Hollywood reassessment.
Drones Have Changed the Moral Calculus for War
Episode 281|43 min
Drones Have Changed the Moral Calculus for War
The debate on drone strikes goes beyond civilian casualty numbers.
Did 9/11 Change How Evangelicals See Muslims?
Episode 280|50 min
Did 9/11 Change How Evangelicals See Muslims?
A brief history of a complicated relationship.
Wisdom, Folly, and Taking Ivermectin to Treat COVID-19
Episode 279|55 min
Wisdom, Folly, and Taking Ivermectin to Treat COVID-19
Can the Book of Proverbs help us figure out how to live in community during a pandemic?
Is the Quest for ‘Meaningful Work’ a Scam?
Episode 278|38 min
Is the Quest for ‘Meaningful Work’ a Scam?
People are quitting their jobs in droves. Should Christian faith compel them to stay?
‘My Heart Is Broken’: An Afghan Pastor Grapples with the US Withdrawal
Episode 277|41 min
‘My Heart Is Broken’: An Afghan Pastor Grapples with the US Withdrawal
America’s departure and the Taliban’s ascent is forcing Christians out of the country.
Paul’s Advice on Letting Conscience Be Your Guide on Vaccines and Masks
Episode 276|1 hr 4 min
Paul’s Advice on Letting Conscience Be Your Guide on Vaccines and Masks
Should Christians trust their personal convictions?