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We Want Straightforward Answers. God Gives Us Mysteries.Subscriber Access Only
Jen Pollock Michel traces the paradoxical shape of Christian truth.
Biting Babies, Jet-Fuel Loans, and Other Inexplicable Controversies That Made Me a Better Pastor
You don’t have to understand a conflict to respond to it wisely.
Staying on Mission in the Age of Outrage
How do Christians respond in a Christ-honoring way to a world awash in division and hostility?
The Good Gift of a Downcast Soul
How our emotions—even the unpleasant ones—point us back to a loving God.
When Jesus Got Angry
In a world in which anger is overused, being slow to anger may make a stronger statement than all our yelling ever could.
‘I Thought God Loved Only the Hutu’Subscriber Access Only
Tutsi widows and orphans felt betrayed by the church during the genocide. Survivor Denise Uwimana made it her mission to help them heal.
A Caution to ‘Nice’ Christians
When we don't confront sin, in others and in ourselves, we commit spiritual malpractice.
Leave Your Righteous Indignation on the Field
Aristotle taught that outrage can be a natural response, but Christ reminds us that it should be rare.
Can Anger at God Be Righteous?Subscriber Access Only
The Psalms show us how to faithfully protest to God.
Kevin DeYoung: Stop Feeling So Good About the Sixth CommandmentSubscriber Access Only
You and I have a murder problem, even if we're 100-percent murder-free.
6 Principles Healthy Churches Use To Deal With Conflict Well
We have an obligation as leaders to have a plan in place to resolve conflicts in the healthiest way possible.
10 Ways to Disagree Online Without Being a Jerk
Insults are more likely to push undecided people away from your side, not towards it.
I Grew Up in a Ministry Family—and I Hated ItSubscriber Access Only
But as I poured out my anger on the world, Jesus was waiting to pour out his perfect love.
Lord, Deliver Us from Passive-Aggressive Conflicts
Every church has elephants in the narthex. Here are four ways to root them out.
‘These Bombs Led Me to Christ’
The “Napalm Girl” from a famous Vietnam War photo tells her story of coming to faith.
What About Those Sheep-Stealing Megachurches?
Megachurches keep getting bigger while small churches seem to struggle more than they used to. It's easy to think one is causing the other.
Lost Keys and Lost IllusionsSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Liturgy of the Ordinary,' CT's 2018 Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year.
Sorry Christians, We Can’t Blame the Media Any More
More than ever before, we have an obligation to act in a Christ-like manner. Not just in church, but everywhere.
Parents of Prodigals: Let God Work on Your Anger and FearsSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Hope for the Prodigal.'
Evil Is Real, But Love Is Stronger
We don’t need a weak, shallow, moderated response right now. We need a strong, deep and clear response. That’s why we need Christ's love.
Top Story May 21, 2019
1 in 10 Young Protestants Have Left a Church Over Abuse
1 in 10 Young Protestants Have Left a Church Over Abuse
As the generation most likely to report experiencing misconduct and least likely to tolerate it, Christians under 35 stand to shape how congregations respond.
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