Theology+Spirituality

The Great Commission Starts in Your Backyard
For parents, our most important mission field is closer than we think.
Pilgrim’s Progress: How Restlessness Leads Us to Jesus
Exile is part of the Christian experience. But our wandering is not without a destination.
New Research: Churchgoers Stick Around for Theology, Not Music or Preachers
Don’t mess with a church’s beliefs or there may be an exodus, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
What Jordan’s Evangelicals Think of Templeton Winner King Abdullah’s Interfaith Acclaim
The ruler was awarded the prestigious $1.4 million prize for modeling Islamic tolerance internationally. Here’s how Protestants in his home country gauge his leadership.
Stephen King Wrestles with the Divine
The horror writer is no fan of organized religion, but his stories don’t shy away from belief in things unseen.
Keeping the Trinity Personal
Defending the oneness of God shouldn't nullify the Bible's claims about the mutual love of Father, Son, and Spirit.
Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
We should seek their well-being—but also prepare for strong disagreement on what that entails.
What Transgender People Need from Conservative Christians
We’ll never reach them with biblical truth without first understanding their experiences.
It’s Not My Daughter’s Job to Teach Me About Women
I’m learning how to rightly respect the opposite sex, not because I had a child but because of ongoing encounters with Christ.
Does Evangelism Jeopardize Authentic Artistic Expression?Subscriber Access Only
What an Old Testament artist tells us about aesthetic vocation.
I Grew Up in a Ministry Family—and I Hated It
But as I poured out my anger on the world, Jesus was waiting to pour out his perfect love.
The Day I Fervently Asked Jesus to Come Back
How a friend’s tragic death gave me a new perspective on hope.
Isaac Backus: An 18th-Century Evangelical with 21st-Century WisdomSubscriber Access Only
On questions of race, religious liberty, and political power, the Baptist preacher should be our guiding light.
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.”
Don’t Roll Your Eyes at LiesSubscriber Access Only
If we're created in the image of Perfect Truth, then we can't keep speaking with the forked tongue of the Serpent.
Christian Artists: Don’t Leave the Bible BehindSubscriber Access Only
Why a scriptural imagination is essential to the making and enjoying of art.
You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody Cross
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
Want to Share the Gospel Effectively? Always Ask About the TattooSubscriber Access Only
The simplest questions can open the door to amazing conversations.
Unfriending ConvenienceSubscriber Access Only
Why Christians are called to inefficiency in an age of easy living.
Top Story August 15, 2018
How Fiction Fueled Madeleine L’Engle’s Faith
How Fiction Fueled Madeleine L’Engle’s Faith
How does a lonely kid understand that she’s loved by God? An author’s childhood holds the answer.
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