May (Web-only) 2018
A Preacher, a Businessman, and Their ‘Crusade of Mercy’
How American evangelicals became major players in the work of global charity.
College Board CEO: How Religious Education Helps Us Rethink the College Admissions Race
The “soulcraft” found in faith-based learning is just what higher ed needs right now.
Fleming Rutledge: Why Being ‘Spiritual’ Is Never Enough
Americans increasingly identify as “spiritual but not religious.” Radical faith goes beyond both.
Despite Disappointing Some, New Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet
Bible scholars have been waiting for the Gospel fragment’s publication for years.
A Woman’s Guide to Seminary
Ministry is serious business. These 9 steps are key to pursuing your training.
Memorial Day: For What Shall We Live?
Whether we wear a uniform or not, we all have sacrificial service to offer.
Why So Many Christians Sound the Jewish Shofar in Israel
Huckabee is far from the only Christian Zionist to appropriate the ancient ritual horn.
Q&A: Jackie Hill Perry on ‘Bending Myself to Jesus’
A rap artist reflects on her latest album and what it means to walk away from the “vultures of culture.”
The Humiliation of the Southern Baptist Convention
Evangelicals, we can no longer say sexual misconduct is just a Roman Catholic problem.
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.
Parents: Let Go of Graduation Nostalgia
The end of school invites retrospection. But we have something better to look forward to.
You Keep Using That Word, ‘Christian’
Throughout American history, groups have given it different, often conflicting meanings. Can they all be right?
Jimmy Carter at Liberty Is 2018’s Most Surprising Yet Hopeful Commencement Speaker
How the president on the other side of the Moral Majority ended up invited to its unofficial headquarters.
How Southern Baptist Leaders Aided My Escape from Abuse
Christian men helped me end a violent marriage. Their voices matter now more than ever.
How the Spirit Sets Us Up for Holiness
The same Spirit that descended on the disciples at Pentecost empowers our devotion to God.
The Family Feud that Changed the Shape of Christian Higher Education
What makes a college “evangelical” or “fundamentalist?” The dividing lines weren’t always so clear.
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
God Hates Abuse
There’s more to the scriptural picture behind “I hate divorce.”
Why Happy Christian Moms Still Feel Guilty
Pew Research found that evangelical mothers score high for balance and satisfaction in parenting. So why do they keep facing so much pressure?
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.
Junk for Jesus
Scripture invites us to give our firstfruits, not our fourthfruits.
Report: So-Called Christians Have Sense of Humor
The Babylon Bee lampoons evangelical culture and teaches us to lighten up, already.
Taking the Measure of Trump Country
A writer and a scholar attempt sympathetic portrayals of the president’s rural supporters, but their sympathy only extends so far.
Violence Against Women Begins in the Womb
Why female feticide threatens the social order.
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.