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Russell Moore: Putting the Family First Puts the Church at Odds with Jesus
He came to divide sons from their fathers and daughters from their mothers—not to promote “family values.”
Russell Moore| December 11, 2018. Image: Lauren Pusateri. An excerpt from CT's Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year. Here's the full list of CT 2019 Book Award winners.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Suffering Helps Me See Heaven
I used to wonder why Paul calls hardships “light and momentary.” Years of affliction opened my eyes to his insight.
I used to wonder why Paul calls hardships “light and momentary.” Years of affliction opened my eyes to his insight.
Why You Can’t Just ‘Give Them the Gospel’Subscriber Access Only
Understanding the relationship between gospel and culture is vital for evangelism
Why You Can't Just 'Give Them the Gospel'. Understanding the relationship between gospel and culture is vital for evangelism. Sam Chan| May 18, 2018.
Keeping the Sabbath Saved My Marriage, My Ministry, and Probably My Life
I used to think resting from work was selfish, until I considered the example of Jesus.
Keeping the Sabbath Saved My Marriage, My Ministry, and Probably My Life. I used to think resting from work was selfish, until I considered the example of Jesus.
Lost Keys and Lost IllusionsSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Liturgy of the Ordinary,' CT's 2018 Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year.
Lost Keys and Lost Illusions. An excerpt from 'Liturgy of the Ordinary,' CT's 2018 Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year. Tish Harrison Warren| December
Your Plan B Is Still God’s Plan A
What a failed church plant taught me about divine purpose and provision.
This adapted excerpt from Unexpected Blessings: The Joys and Possibilities of Life in a Special-Needs Family(copyright 2018) was used with permission from Bethany House, a
Evangelicalism Is Far Deeper, Wider, and Greater Than the Foibles of the MomentSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Still Evangelical?'
Evangelicalism Is Far Deeper, Wider, and Greater Than the Foibles of the Moment. An excerpt from 'Still Evangelical?'. Karen Swallow Prior| December 21, 2017. Image: Colton Williams.
Eugene Peterson: The Pursuit of Happiness Is a Dead-End StreetSubscriber Access Only
How Ecclesiastes shows a better way to joyful living than chasing pleasure
Eugene Peterson: The Pursuit of Happiness Is a Dead-End Street. How Ecclesiastes shows a better way to joyful living than chasing pleasure. Eugene Peterson| May 26, 2017.
Why Song of Solomon Is Key to the Great Commission
Working effectively for Christ requires intimacy with him.
This adapted excerpt was taken with permission from Hermanas: Deepening Our Identity and Growing Our Influence by Natalia Kohn, Noemi Vega Quiñones, and Kristy Garza Robinson
Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support
We won’t achieve perfect unanimity on every contested topic.
Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support. We won't achieve perfect unanimity on every contested topic. Todd Wilson
The Rural Church: A Special House of Prayer
An excerpt from "God’s Country."
An excerpt from "God's Country.". Brad Roth| October 20, 2017. Image: Sky Light Pictures / Lightstock. This excerpt is used by permission of Herald Press. All rights reserved.
The Hard Truth About Mr. Right
An excerpt from “Party of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of Singleness.”
The Hard Truth About Mr. Right. An excerpt from “Party of One: Truth, Longing, and the Subtle Art of Singleness.”. Joy Beth Smith| February 15, 2018. Image: Filip Bunkens / Unsplash.
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book of the Year
The release that best embodies our pursuit of Beautiful Orthodoxy.
(Read an excerpt from The (Read an excerpt from Subversive Sabbath.). (Click here to find the rest of the CT Book Awards.). Have something to say about this topic? Let us know here.
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
(Read an excerpt from Evangelism in a Skeptical World in the June 2018 issue of CT.). Award of Merit. (Read an excerpt from Subversive Sabbath.). Award of Merit.
Fleming Rutledge: John the Baptist Points to the Real Hope of AdventSubscriber Access Only
We’re not awaiting a helpless baby, but a righteous and powerful judge.
Fleming Rutledge: John the Baptist Points to the Real Hope of Advent. We're not awaiting a helpless baby, but a righteous and powerful judge. Fleming
Missionaries Live in Difficult Places, and They Need Your PrayersSubscriber Access Only
We're familiar with the idea of culture shock, but we often overlook the impact of culture stress.
Missionaries Live in Difficult Places, and They Need Your Prayers. We're familiar with the idea of culture shock, but we often overlook the impact of culture stress.
James MacDonald Sues Harvest Bible Chapel Critics for Libel
The authors of a longtime watchdog blog and Julie Roys, who was reporting on the church, face defamation claims.
The authors of a longtime watchdog blog and Julie Roys, who was reporting on the church, face defamation claims.
Is Trump Our Cyrus? The Old Testament Case for Yes and No
Christians’ eagerness to understand God’s will in real time can cause them to overlook fundamental biblical and divine principles.
The following excerpt describes the Babylonians' reaction to Cyrus when he arrived in their city: He (Marduk, the chief Babylonian god) ordered him to march to his city Babylon.
Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and FearsSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Hope for the Prodigal.'
Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and Fears. An excerpt from 'Hope for the Prodigal.'. Jim Putman with Bill Putman| August 18, 2017. Image: Prixel Creative / iStock.
Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience
Family says Message author joyfully looked toward heaven as he neared death, saying, “Let’s go.”
Last year, CT published an excerpt from one of Peterson's final works, As Kingfishers Catch Fire. “The story of our faith, our very existence, begins and ends with joy,” he wrote.
How Cracking Wheat’s Genetic Code Reminds Us Who We Are
How Cracking Wheat’s Genetic Code Reminds Us Who We Are
This grain’s genome echoes of the strength found in the diversity of God’s people.
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