April (Web-only) 2019
Jean Vanier Made Us All More Human
The late founder of L’Arche showed the church how disability, vulnerability, and weakness bring us closer to one another and closer to Jesus.
My Prayer for Christianity Today
The ministry's president and CEO bids farewell.
Who’s to Blame When the Shooter Is One of Our Own?
The latest synagogue attack has shaken fellow Orthodox Presbyterians—but it implicates all of us living in a fallen world and divisive culture.
How Do We Reconcile Easter Beliefs with the Easter Bombings?
A Sri Lankan priest reflects on celebrating the Resurrection amid the tragedy of last week's attacks.
Not Worth a Shot: Why Some Christians Refuse Vaccinations on Moral Grounds
The use of fetal cell lines from the 1960s is another sticking point in the vaccine debate.español
Christians Can’t Back Out of the Foster System Now
Bethany CEO: Too many kids need loving families. And that’s why we decided to comply with Michigan’s new requirements.
Why the Church Needs Single Parents, and Single Parents Need the Church
Families with one parent are part of God’s family. But how do we minister to their complex needs?
The Good Gift of a Downcast Soul
How our emotions—even the unpleasant ones—point us back to a loving God.
Six Biblical Responses to Sri Lanka’s Easter Bombings
Colombo theologian: God gives Christians the freedom to leave the revenge cycle and instead love and bless Muslims.
When Our Ultrasound Revealed a Birth Defect, My Doctor Offered an Abortion
We've never regretted saying no, but his words still haunt me.
Love That Will Not Let Go
Mary Magdalene both clung to the risen Christ and went out to bear witness.
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
Easter Joy Belongs to the Melancholy
The celebration of Christ’s resurrection stands in contrast to Christmas joy.PortuguêsFrançais한국어
Christ's Confident Resolve
What Jesus' arrest and trial can teach us about facing opposition.
Suffering and Submission in Gethsemane
Even as Jesus struggled, he was resolute about what he wanted most of all.
The Rise of Conversational Churches
Why a growing number of congregations are taking deliberate steps to relearn the habit of talking together.
Joy, the Overlooked Aspect of the Cross
Even in the midst of the sorrow, pain, and shame of the cross, Good Friday is still very good.
At Notre Dame, Good Friday Came Early
The cathedral’s famous Gothic form, which proclaimed Christ in shape and structure, will never die.
Is Islam Receptive to Religious Freedom?
The short-term outlook appears grim, says scholar Daniel Philpott, but there are grounds for hope.
Mike Pence Is Coming to Taylor’s Graduation. The Class of 2019 Is Ready.
Four years of political spats on campus have prepared us for partisan divides and controversy.
What Is Cultural Apologetics?
Effective apologetics today requires a genuine missionary encounter.
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.
What the Kingdom of God Is Like
The kingdom was central to Jesus’ teaching, but it can be divisive for his followers.
Artificial Intelligence Favors the Powerful. But It Doesn’t Have To.
Why we stand up for Muslims targeted by China’s surveillance technology.
Mary’s Perfume Points Us Toward the Cross
Her extravagant gesture exemplifies utter devotion.
If You Want to Evangelize, Try Talking About the Weather
Why small talk and friendship are fundamental to faith formation.
Waiting Time Isn’t Wasted Time
As technology makes the world go faster, life’s little delays feel increasingly intolerable. Why we shouldn’t be in such a rush to get rid of them.
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.
21 Unremarkable Martyrs and Their Remarkable Gifts to the World
A writer goes in search of the young Coptic Christian men executed on film by ISIS.
The Problem of Evil in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’
In the CW's take on the teenage witch, Satan is front and center.
‘Best of Enemies’: Overcoming Fear With Love
Taraji P. Henson says her faith influenced her decision to play Ann Atwater, the Christian woman who got the head of the Ku Klux Klan to consider integrating Durham schools.
How Single Women Help New Moms Make It Through
Their unexpected ministry cuts across life stages.
God Saved Me From Suicide
I wanted nothing to do with faith. That changed the night I tried to take my own life.