Theology+Spirituality

Abounding Love: My Life with Chronic Illness
A decade of deep suffering has led me to ask a lot of hard questions.
God Understands Hard, Thankless Parenting
Mother’s Day is difficult for many. But Scripture portrays a Father who knows our plight.
Carrying On After Jesus Is ‘Gone’
Jesus’ Ascension seems to happen at a rather inopportune time.
One-on-One with Adam Ford on ‘How to Be a Perfect Christian’
The idea behind the book is to use satire to magnify aspects of Christian living in order to get a better look at them.
Give Protestants a Taste of Catholic Communion, German Bishops Tell Vatican
Proposal to let non-Catholic spouses share the Eucharist goes before Rome’s theological watchdog on Thursday.
Our Call: Missionaries in a Secular Land
The reality is, Christians are interlopers. We are strangers and foreigners.
Divorce After Abuse: How Paige Patterson’s Counsel Compares to Other Pastors
After audio of old comments circulates on social media, Southern Baptist leader clarifies his pastoral approach to domestic violence.
Lord, Save Me from My Side Hustle
Hard work is a virtue. But Scripture warns of its vice.
80% of Americans Believe in God. Pew Found Out What They Mean.
Does God talk to you? Has God punished you? Here’s how denomination, gender, and political party relate to how we see the divine.
Community Home Offers ‘Boot Camp’ for Pregnant Moms
How a residential program in Virginia goes beyond crisis pregnancy aid.
Rosaria Butterfield: Christian Hospitality Is Radically Different from ‘Southern Hospitality’
It has nothing to do with entertainment—and everything to do with addressing the crisis of unbelief.
My Son’s Down Syndrome Showed Me the Real Imago Dei
It didn’t look at all like I thought it did.
Gleanings: May 2018Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our May issue).
The Origin Story of Martin Luther King Jr.Subscriber Access Only
How the civil-rights hero honed his preaching skills and prophetic vision at a Northern liberal seminary.
‘These Bombs Led Me to Christ’
The “Napalm Girl” from a famous Vietnam War photo tells her story of coming to faith.
Whatever Happened to Gifts of Language, Prophecy, and Healing?Subscriber Access Only
Let’s ask the early church fathers.
Southern Christianity Is Bigger Than the Bible BeltSubscriber Access Only
A scholar’s journey through the region reveals much more than Baptists and church barbecues.
The Two Kinds of Government That Show Up in the BibleSubscriber Access Only
They have different responses to God. And He has different responses to them.
The Global Scourge of Violence Against WomenSubscriber Access Only
From sex-selective abortion to sexual abuse, it encompasses the entire female life cycle.
Reading Together, Early Church StyleSubscriber Access Only
New historical research by Brian J. Wright shows that early Christians were surprisingly bookish.
Top Story May 22, 2018
Beyond the Nakba: 7 Ways Christians Can Affirm a Positive Future for Palestinians
Beyond the Nakba: 7 Ways Christians Can Affirm a Positive Future for Palestinians
How to understand the “catastrophe” of 1948 and its impact on today’s Israel.
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