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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.

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Why Christians Have a Reputation for Smashing Statues
Episode 220 | 49 min
Why Christians Have a Reputation for Smashing Statues
Throughout church history, believers tore down icons. Sometimes of Greek gods. Other times, saints.
Have Pro-Lifers Lost the Supreme Court Fight?
Episode 219 | 46 min
Have Pro-Lifers Lost the Supreme Court Fight?
What's ahead for abortion opponents after another frustrating decision.
How Navajo Christians Are Serving During the Pandemic
Episode 218 | 43 min
How Navajo Christians Are Serving During the Pandemic
Meet the believers trying to reach the reservation’s most vulnerable.
Where China’s Crackdown Leaves the Hong Kong Church
Episode 217 | 41 min
Where China’s Crackdown Leaves the Hong Kong Church
Why Christians aren't all on the same page about the demonstrations and new ruling from Beijing.
Where the Black Church Is in the Black Lives Matter Movement
Episode 216 | 54 min
Where the Black Church Is in the Black Lives Matter Movement
Why African American Christian leaders aren't at the forefront of the protests against police brutality.
Do White Evangelicals Love Police More Than Their Neighbors?
Episode 215 | 55 min
Do White Evangelicals Love Police More Than Their Neighbors?
How a Christian concern for teenagers turned into a reverence for law enforcement.
Churches Are Reopening. That Doesn’t Mean Singing’s Back.
Episode 214 | 52 min
Churches Are Reopening. That Doesn’t Mean Singing’s Back.
What does it mean when traditional worship is absent from in-person Sunday services?
What the Bible Says About QAnon
Episode 213 | 52 min
What the Bible Says About QAnon
The powerful are scheming. The biggest truths have been hidden. Did the apostle Paul love conspiracy theories?
What Ahmaud Arbery’s Death Recalls About Lynching and Church History
Episode 212 | 51 min
What Ahmaud Arbery’s Death Recalls About Lynching and Church History
How and why these killings—and Christians’ responses to them—changed over the centuries.
What Shocks Russell Moore About COVID-19 Church-State Disputes
Episode 211 | 53 min
What Shocks Russell Moore About COVID-19 Church-State Disputes
“When this all began, I thought that with a simmering level of a culture war that we have on both sides that this is going to explode.”

Top Story July 12, 2020

The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
The Long Obedience of Racial Justice
To bear the image of God is a declaration of dignity that challenges power.