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When Loving Your Neighbor Means Fighting Hookworm in Alabama
In the Black Belt—once cleared for cotton plantations—rural black communities suffer the consequences of poor land stewardship.
this region was a forest, but we cut it down to plant large cotton fields,” said Page. The region's flood-prone soil often pushes sewage up piping and back into individual's toilets, sinks
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Valuing Women of Color at Christian Conferences
How evangelical institutions can concretely support their time, intellect, and labor.
Click on the conference page, and click on and find out the leadership. Who are the leaders? And dig one level deeper. Neither of them had someone stand up and yell back at them.
Christians Are on All Sides of the Immigration Debate
How the church can help Americans better listen to each other on a radioactive topic.
his situation, and how hard it was to get papers, and he was featured in a full-page picture of city that my church is in because I'm afraid they'll be able to trace it back." And sometimes I
Died: Robert Finley, Reformer of Foreign Missions
After preaching at Billy Graham rallies and revivals in Asia, the Christian Aid Mission founder introduced new emphasis on supporting indigenous missionaries.
“Looking back on 85 years of memories, I am humbled to see God's hand leading me to be an Supporters shared tributes to Finley on the Christian Aid Mission Facebook page.
The Top Testimonies of 2018
Here are the Christian conversion stories that CT readers shared most.
CT Editors. December 27, 2018 6:00 AM. Christianity Today devotes a premium slot in each print magazine—the back page—to a compelling story of Christian conversion.
Meet the Student-Professor Team Who Cracked Andrew Fuller’s Shorthand
Undergraduate Jonny Woods and theology professor Steve Holmes are the first to read Fuller’s sermons in 200 years.
And then near the end, I came to a page which was headed “Confession of Faith, October 7, 1783 And I knew that he'd been required, as was the custom back then, to give a confession
Making Missions Count: How a Major Database Tracked Thailand’s Church-Planting RevivalSubscriber Access Only
A movement in Southeast Asia shows how real-time reporting is building Great Commission connections.
“The focus needs to be back on finding Wycliffe's Facebook page shares its large-scale progress—like when it completed its 1,000th New Testament translation last year—as well as
Florida’s Oldest Place to Grow OldSubscriber Access Only
Dowling Park was a retirement community built around widows and orphans. A century later, it’s a model for intergenerational ministry.
His father loved reading the Present Truth Messenger, a newspaper of the Advent Christian Church—especially the back-page “Old Folks at Home” section that offered updates about
African American Students Respond to Southern Seminary’s Slavery ReportSubscriber Access Only
After an unflinching look at its racist past, SBC’s flagship seminary aims to honor a more diverse population on campus.
Southern Seminary publicly owned the truth of its ugly racial history in a 70-page report chronicling Im starting to see more people who look like me who can give back to people who
Margaret Feinberg: Scripture Is My Food for Thought
A conversation with the author of ‘Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.’
food in the Bible,” she says, “you discover that it pops and sizzles on nearly every page.”. throughout the entirety of Genesis, food as part of God's plan to draw humanity back to himself.
‘A Theology of Everything’ for a Pluralistic World
Fuller theology professor Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen thinks Catholics and Pentecostals are doing today's best theology.
After that, we were planning to go back to Thailand, but at that time some of my up, I have just finished two textbooks, which make the massive, almost 3,000-page materials available to
This Novelist Won Me Over with His Sincere Love of JesusSubscriber Access Only
I read Charles Martin’s Bible retellings with a critical eye. But the more I read, the more I found myself overcome with their spiritual power.
A page later, though, we're reading verses from Matthew in the New King James We're jumping back and forth between colloquial language and traditional religious language, between
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
Back then, Page had glimpses of the God of the Bible—a childhood dream of Mary that she could never forget, plus the Christian values gleaned from classic literature she read growing
Girl, Get Some Footnotes: Rachel Hollis, Hustle, and Plagiarism Problems
“Girl, Stop Apologizing” strikes a chord with women. But its message of success hits the wrong note and borrows heavily from others.
I traced the latter back to Nadia Bolz-Weber, who was perhaps adding her own spin to a quip from the late But on page 132, Hollis presents it as her own idea without attribution.
The Strange Journey of Christian Rock and Roll
Randall Stephens’s history pays attention to political and cultural flash points—without losing focus on the music itself.
written about Christian rock: maybe an ethnography that will make Christian rock pop off the page the way James Ault's Spirit and Flesh or TM Luhrmann's When God Talks Back did for
Karen Swallow Prior: Good Books Make Better PeopleSubscriber Access Only
Why history's wisest figures have seen a connection between reading well and living well.
Indeed, the connection between literature and character goes all the way back to Aristotle of virtuous reading: the straightforward task of comprehending the words on the page and the
Keeping Satan’s Fingerprints Off of Your Marriage
Why husbands and wives need to suit up for spiritual war.
It was pitch black as I rode in the back of a safari vehicle, the headlights trying Perhaps the most intriguing chapter centers on the question that plagued my mind since page one: “How
God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers
A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education.
and speaker Bianca Olthoff to talk about our role as Christians in education—including how to handle back-to-school You can watch the whole thing from CT Women's Facebook page.
Chance the Rapper Shares a ‘Private Prayer’ from His Bible Reading Break
The Chicago musician begins his first sabbatical with a famous 80-year-old devotional.
He shared a glimpse of his morning devotions—a page from Scottish theologian John Baillie's the news of his recent sabbatical, asking readers, “Pray that he comes back renewed and
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Faith-filled play draws us back to a merciful God who calls us into a childlike faith. On the opening page of the book, he gets to the heart of the beatific vision: 'Seeing God is the purpose
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Love That Will Not Let Go
Love That Will Not Let Go
Mary Magdalene both clung to the risen Christ and went out to bear witness.
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