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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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Christian Nationalism Is Worse Than You Think
Episode 247 |1 hr
Christian Nationalism Is Worse Than You Think
Millions of Americans believe in this political ideology. What church leaders need to know—and how they can help those under its influence.
How Argentina Is Becoming More Evangelical—But Less Religious
Episode 246 | 57 min
How Argentina Is Becoming More Evangelical—But Less Religious
The nation just became the largest country in Latin America to legalize abortion.
We Should Remember the Scars of 2020
Episode 245 | 50 min
We Should Remember the Scars of 2020
This year was painful. That doesn’t mean we should forget it.
Let’s Nerd Out on Christmas
Episode 244 | 50 min
Let’s Nerd Out on Christmas
The past, present, and future of the world’s biggest holiday.
Does the Death Penalty Bring Justice for Victims and Their Families?
Episode 243 |1 hr 4 min
Does the Death Penalty Bring Justice for Victims and Their Families?
The Trump administration is moving forward with executing a record 13 people. Will this accomplish what it hopes?
Queen Elizabeth, Jesus, and the Challenge of Historical Accuracy
Episode 242 |1 hr 7 min
Queen Elizabeth, Jesus, and the Challenge of Historical Accuracy
How much should we care about TV’s storytellers getting all the details right?
Why Christians Stopped Talking About Jesus’ Second Coming
Episode 241 | 55 min
Why Christians Stopped Talking About Jesus’ Second Coming
This Advent, let’s focus on Christ’s return.
Why We Can’t Stop Talking about ‘Hipster’ Pastors
Episode 240 | 58 min
Why We Can’t Stop Talking about ‘Hipster’ Pastors
Hillsong’s celebrity pastors remind us how style can be both a status symbol and liability in ministry.
Spiritual Formation as COVID-19 Gets More Depressing
Episode 239 | 40 min
Spiritual Formation as COVID-19 Gets More Depressing
How to seek transformation when you’re burned out by the pandemic.
How Faith Issues May Shape a Biden Presidency
Episode 238 |1 hr
How Faith Issues May Shape a Biden Presidency
Expect renewed focus on partnerships and religious freedom in the next four years.

Top Story January 18, 2021

It’s Not Enough to Preach Racial Justice. We Need to Champion Policy Change.
It’s Not Enough to Preach Racial Justice. We Need to Champion Policy Change.
The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us to push past tweetable quotes and ‘big talk’ to practice true Christlike love.