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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

There’s No Good Plan to Stop 100,000 Opioid Deaths a Year
Episode 289|1 hr
There’s No Good Plan to Stop 100,000 Opioid Deaths a Year
The Christian call to hard friendship in a national emergency.
Fewer Politicians Are Seeking Compromise. Should Christians?
Episode 288|1 hr
Fewer Politicians Are Seeking Compromise. Should Christians?
The norms of working across the aisle are changing. So is the church's attitude about it.
Why the Climate Change Movement Needs the Church
Episode 287|48 min
Why the Climate Change Movement Needs the Church
A Christian conservationist and missionary reports from COP26.
Should Christians Be Disturbed by Facebook’s Mess?
Episode 286|46 min
Should Christians Be Disturbed by Facebook’s Mess?
How to weigh leaving the social media giant behind.
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.