December (Web-only) 2017
The Top 20 Christianity Today Articles of 2017
The theology beneath the Trump-Comey conflict, BSF rewrites the rulebook, and Benny Hinn's nephew shares his testimony.
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
Creating Worship Songs for a Welcoming Community
Isaac Wardell’s latest collaborative project, The Porter’s Gate, marks a change from Bifrost Arts.
Minimalism Isn’t the Key to Christmas
We need more than anti-consumerism for a healthy Christian holiday.
Women Speak Up in #SilenceIsNotSpiritual Campaign
Leaders from Lynne Hybels to Jen Hatmaker want evangelical churches to take a more proactive position on behalf of victims.
Today’s Evangelists Face a Crisis of Confidence
Why “post-Christian America” hasn’t surpassed the need for straightforward apologetics.
The Virgin Birth: What’s the Problem Exactly?
Why evangelicals don’t fuss over this doctrine.
God Turns Up In All the Wrong Places at Christmas
It’s easy to miss how strange God’s ‘perfect timing’ is in the nativity story.
Advent Is a Season of Longing
What does the time spent anticipating Christmas have to do with the wilderness?
This Christmas, I’m Defining Family by My Single Friends
Blood relatives are key to the holiday. But I share a deeper DNA with the body of Christ.
God’s Man, for God’s Work: A Tribute to R. C. Sproul (1939-2017)
Ligonier Ministries founder was a category 5 hurricane of declaration, persuasion, and instruction.
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music
Be of good cheer: We are in a moment of theologically rich, artistically wonderful recordings.
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.
Two Marvelous Truths Help Me Say No to Sexual Sin
As a same-sex-attracted woman married to a man, I was struggling to ward off temptation on my own power. Then God showed me I didn’t have to.
Yes, 100 Christian Kids Are Being Raised by Muslim Families. Here’s the Actual Problem.
The real threat to foster children in the UK (and the US) lies within our own hearts.
Should the Lord’s Prayer Be Changed?
Experts weigh in on Pope Francis' recent support for changing the wording "lead us not into temptation."
The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election
It’s not Republicans or Democrats, but Christian witness.
How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority
Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday.
Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible
Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text.
Evangelicals and Domestic Violence: Are Christian Men More Abusive?
A sociologist looks at the data on domestic abuse against women.
Lovers, Fighters, and the World They Made
Alec Ryrie explores the emotional bonds that have held the Protestant family together for 500 years.
The Real Story Behind Ray Rice Speaking at Liberty
What does a former abuser talk about at a Christian college? Repentance.
How the Coming of the Son Brings Hope to the Fatherless
An overlooked prophecy points to the family togetherness we crave at Christmas.
Evangelical Christians Are Sick
The movement is driven by a painful awareness that the heart—each of our hearts—is desperately wicked.
To More Than a Few Good Men: Don’t Give Up on Working with Women
Four research-based solutions beyond Mike Pence’s ‘Billy Graham Rule.’
Which Came First, Christmas or Consumerism?
Judith Flanders teases out the surprising mix of religious and secular elements in many beloved holiday customs.
How Cancer Shattered My Illusion of Control
I acted like I was master of my fate. I was a mist.
Waiting Outside an Abortion Clinic Years Ago Was Worth It
The mother of an almost-aborted baby reached out with this letter about her son.
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.