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The Rise of Conversational Churches
Why a growing number of congregations are taking deliberate steps to relearn the habit of talking together.
Palm Sunday and the Gift of Disillusionment
How the story of Jesus’ triumphal entry—and my chronic pain diagnosis—helped me trade in false hopes for a truer picture of God.
Scripture Says, ‘Sisters, I’m Talking to All Y’all’
After three decades of Bible reading, I discovered something unexpected about the New Testament’s intended audience.
Our Churches Are Either Sacramental or Charismatic
The Early Church didn't make a distinction. So why do we?
Keeping Satan’s Fingerprints Off of Your Marriage
Why husbands and wives need to suit up for spiritual war.
How to Defend the Gospels with Confidence
Questions about their reliability deserve better than sheepish mumbling.
Russell Moore: Putting the Family First Puts the Church at Odds with JesusSubscriber Access Only
He came to divide sons from their fathers and daughters from their mothers—not to promote “family values.”
How to Tell the Difference Between a Prophet and a CrankSubscriber Access Only
Truly biblical prophecy strengthens the church—without adding anything to the Bible.
Fleming Rutledge: John the Baptist Points to the Real Hope of AdventSubscriber Access Only
We’re not awaiting a helpless baby, but a righteous and powerful judge.
Paul Got a Personal Preview of the Judgment DaySubscriber Access Only
Which is one reason “the day of the Lord” figured so prominently in his letters.
What Trees Teach Us about Life, Death, and ResurrectionSubscriber Access Only
Other than God and people, they’re the most mentioned living thing in the Bible.
Francis Chan: Stop Treating the Book of Acts Like HyperboleSubscriber Access Only
The former megachurch pastor asks today’s churches to measure their practices against the New Testament standard.
Heard the One About the Jewish Man, the Roman Demon, and the Gentile Pigs?Subscriber Access Only
Exploring the multiple meanings behind a New Testament “political cartoon.”
Want to Share the Gospel Effectively? Always Ask About the TattooSubscriber Access Only
The simplest questions can open the door to amazing conversations.
Why the Winning Spelling Bee Word, ‘Koinonia,’ Is So Easy for Christians
The Greek word is common church lingo for fellowship and community.
Despite Disappointing Some, New Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet
Bible scholars have been waiting for the Gospel fragment’s publication for years.
Reading Together, Early Church StyleSubscriber Access Only
New historical research by Brian J. Wright shows that early Christians were surprisingly bookish.
The ‘Bad Girls’ of the Bible Deserve a Fresh Look
Women dismissed as “prostitutes” and “adulteresses” were often models of righteousness and faith.
The Lord’s Prayer’s Hard PleaSubscriber Access Only
Does God lead us into temptation? Do we have to ask him not to?
Translating the N. T. Wright and David Bentley Hart Tussle
The recent New Testament dust-up between big-name scholars reminds us how hard—and important—Bible translation can be.
Top Story May 25, 2019
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Can We Finally Break the Silence Around Tamar?
Telling the uncomfortable story of “desolate” Tamar positions us to show a kind of compassion King David didn’t.
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