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Christ Suffered for Our Sins, but He Didn’t Go to Hell for Them
A theologian explores what did (and didn’t) happen on Holy Saturday.
The Gospels Are Fact Not Folklore
Why the first four books of the New Testament should be read as serious historical sources.
CT Women: Our 15 Favorite PrayersSubscriber Access Only
Women from across the country share words that shape their prayer lives.
Why Augustine’s ‘Come to Jesus’ Moment Tells an Incomplete Story
The same church father who experienced a radical turn to faith also preached a gospel of continual conversion.
How Universalism, ‘the Opiate of the Theologians,’ Went Mainstream
Michael McClymond decries the rising popularity of an idea Christians have rejected for most of church history.
This Church Mother Comforted the Grieving with Scientific Thinking
Macrina’s famous brothers approved the words in the Nicene Creed: ‘maker of all things visible and invisible.’ But she explained why it matters.
If You Think You Have God Figured Out, You Definitely Don’tSubscriber Access Only
Despite our best efforts to understand his ways, he won’t be bound by our tidy notions of divine etiquette.
The Culture Wars Are Ancient HistorySubscriber Access Only
Today’s fights over the religion in the public square are replays of fights from two thousand years ago.
Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?Subscriber Access Only
Let’s ask the early church fathers.
Why Critics Are Wrong to Scold Evangelicals for Historical RootlessnessSubscriber Access Only
A new book demonstrates the movement has been “a perennial and recurring feature of Christian history.”
Searching for Christian Heroines from History? Look to the Early Church
How women were instrumental to the rise of Christianity.
7 Revolutionary Principles from the Small Church that Founded America
Struggling churches can learn a lot from the integrity and perseverance of the church members who sailed on the Mayflower and changed the world.
When Evil Strikes: A Christian Answer to 'Isn’t Religion the Problem?'
With so much evil done in the name of religion, how is being a Christian any different?
Stop Telling Me How Bad the Church Is – I'm Not Listening
I’m calling a moratorium on indiscriminate complaints about the church. If it’s not specific, constructive, and impartial, I’m not interested.
The Big Ask: Another No-Fault Reason Most Churches Will Never Be Mega
Most pastors can't make The Big Ask. Thankfully, it's not needed for a healthy church.
Antony of Padua
"The hammer of heretics"
Is Christianity Oppressive to Women?Subscriber Access Only
Sometimes our Christian heritage must be overcome, not celebrated.

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How I Explained Beirut’s Explosion to My Kids
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As Christian parents, our children must know we will keep them safe. But that does not mean keeping them comfortable.

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