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Drilling for Oil, Contending for Truth
A historian shows how the pursuit of God and “black gold” went hand in hand—and how it changed the shape of American Christianity.
The ‘First-Century Mark’ Saga from Inside the Room
My reflections after eight years of silence.
The Nazis Persecuted Him. The Soviets Killed Him. Today He’s Barely Known.
James Edwards’s biography recovers the memory of German theologian Ernst Lohmeyer.
The Bonhoeffer That History Overlooked
In 1946, a man named Ernst Lohmeyer disappeared from East Germany. It took me three decades to piece together his story.
The Age of Pelagius
An ancient heresy continues to affect our culture in surprising ways.
What’s Wrong With The Church Today? Nothing That Hasn’t Been Wrong Every Other Day
God has always used imperfect people and imperfect churches, because that’s all there is to work with.
Balm for the Religious-Freedom Lover’s Soul
Steven Waldman’s book helps “complainers” like me regain a sense of perspective.
Philipp Jakob Spener
Protestant pastor who founded pietism.
At Notre Dame, Good Friday Came Early
The cathedral’s famous Gothic form, which proclaimed Christ in shape and structure, will never die.
Waiting Time Isn’t Wasted Time
As technology makes the world go faster, life’s little delays feel increasingly intolerable. Why we shouldn’t be in such a rush to get rid of them.
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.
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.
Did George Whitefield Serve Two Masters?
A new biography helps us come to terms with the unsavory side of the great revivalist’s mission to America.
Making America Hospitable for Religious Outsiders
Muslims (and other minorities) shouldn’t have to elevate national ideals above faith commitments before gaining a seat at the table of citizenship.
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.
Missionary Opponents Misunderstand the Waorani Mission. So Do Evangelicals.Subscriber Access Only
Some revere Jim Elliot and his friends as martyrs. Others revile them as oppressors. Both sides have an incomplete picture.
All Loves Excelling: How Romance Inspired Charles Wesley’s View of God
The famous hymn-writer’s understanding of divine love was reflected in his mortal marriage.
Why a Compassionate Baptist Pastor Led a Revolution
John Chilembwe’s revolt against colonial Britain failed, but he is still hailed as a hero in Malawi.
A Time for War and a Time for Peace
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests.
Top Story July 23, 2019
How Can So Many Pastors Be Godly and Dysfunctional at the Same Time?
How Can So Many Pastors Be Godly and Dysfunctional at the Same Time?
Illuminating the blind spots in most approaches to spiritual formation.
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