God’s messengers can be both bombastic and surprisingly subdued.
At the birth of Jesus, an event of cosmic significance by which we humans still mark our Next, as they stand there slack-jawed, Jesus rises like a hot-air balloon and vanishes behind a
Giving Until It Hurts
God sent his only Son. Why couldn’t I let my husband donate a kidney?
This gift that we celebrate anew every Christmas was of the ultimate value, given to us without Given all this, could I really stand against my husband's desire to give away something of
Being Cordial Even When We Think Differently
We must walk in the footsteps of Jesus. To do this, we will learn to love those we disagree with.
other. Or when we stand on the opposite side of the aisle, we hate each other. If we have an honest disagreement, it must ignite into some kind of combat.
A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ
If God wants us to believe in him, why doesn’t he come out of hiding?
There is no use saying you choose to lie down when it has become impossible to stand up. That will not be the time for choosing; it will be the time when we discover which side we
Max Lucado Reveals Past Sexual Abuse at Evangelical #MeToo Summit
(UPDATED) Beth Moore and other leading Christian survivors don’t just want to take the church to task. They also believe it plays a key role in helping victims heal.
With all that has been revealed? With all we've seen and heard? The world refuses to sit idly in the face of your suffering. “But shall the church stand idly?” she asked.
The Current Storm and the Evangelical Response
How should Christians respond in the midst of the cultural storm?
It calls us to seek forgiveness when we have been harmed, to offer a hand of friendship to our enemy, to stand with those different from us, to sacrifice time, money, and talents for the
What to Do About Persecution in China
Our most effective weapon against injustice is carried and concealed in our hearts.
started gathering at Chinese consulates, state capitals, and the White House, vowing to stand and pray together? And beyond such dramatic gestures, what if we prayed individually
Azusa Pacific Reverses Approval for Gay Student Couples
Board of Trustees never sanctioned the recent code of conduct change. Now the wording's back to before.
The Bible serves as our anchor. We stand firm in our convictions, never willing to capitulate to outside pressures, be they legal, political, or social. We
How Evangelicals Do Ecumenism
The World Evangelical Alliance explains why it’s engaging more with Rome.
said. “But when we first know who we are—our identity and our distinctives— then we have no problem interacting … because we know where we stand.”.
How Christian Leaders Should, and Should Not, Speak in This Kavanaugh Moment
How can we spiritually lead our people struggling to respond in a culture charged by political polarization and fed a diet of cable news and social media?
Yet this is precisely the time when pastors and ministry leaders need to stand with courage in leading their people. The question is: leading them to where? So how do we respond?
Responses to our November issue.
Burma's Beleagured Baptists. The church must wake up to the persecution and suffering of our brothers and sisters. All Christians there are suffering and we must stand with them.
What the Kavanaugh Saga Says About Our View of Sin
Our political loyalties often prevent us from thinking biblically about the human condition.
In David, we find someone who faced onslaughts of false accusations and pled his righteousness before Had Bathsheba or Uriah been able to stand up and say, “King David did this to
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
For people of faith, the word ripples with significance because we worship the God who is Love This is an even-handed biography, allowing Norman and his ideals to stand forward in all
Making Peace with Change
Transition is part of God's original design. So is his peace in the midst of it.
song has been a theme for me lately: “Life is full of swift transition, naught of earth unmoved can stand. In this case, Zion is the pilgrimage where our hearts find rest while we're in motion
Ten Years from Now, How Secularism and Church Diversity Intersect
The geographical epicenter of our faith shift from its centuries-old home base in the West.
will stand firm amidst a whole host of temptations and choose to live distinctively Christian lives. Our neighbors, family members, and friends should be able to tell, not just by what we
How to Evangelize Your LGBT Neighbors
When Christians live communally, outsiders find intimacy within the family of God.
As we grow in Christ, we gain victory over acting on our sin, but our sinful desires do not go away until glory. And we stand in the risen Christ alone, in his righteousness, not in our own.
Responses to our September issue.
John Page Cary, NC. In the Beginning Is Silence. Mark Galli's commentary is always worth a read, and his Where We Stand item in your September issue was no exception.
Let’s Quit the Tug-of-War over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Legacy
How the German martyr’s example has been used—and abused—in American public discourse.
And how is this need affected by the way 'we' define ourselves and the threats we face?” In that would inspire them, fight with them in the culture-war trenches, and stand shoulder-to
My Son’s Suffering Helped Me Understand God’s Suffering
The birth of my child transformed my view of the “problem of pain” and divine foreknowledge.
He hovers over and in and through time, and here the descriptions feel thin, unable to pin down the truth. God stands where we will stand. God moves where we will move.
What Are Evangelicals Afraid of Losing?
President Trump’s appeal to fear ignores that Christians seek first the Kingdom, not political favors.
claim to stand in the line of Jesus' disciples, to whom he said, “Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32)? This is not to say we