April (Web-only) 2020
Why Art and Beauty Matter During a Pandemic
These theologians and artists found beauty in suffering.
Lay Down Your Ventilator for a Friend
What is a Christian to do when there's not enough to go around?
Coronavirus Calls for Revival of Real Pentecostalism
Despite failures, Spirit-filled theology can show us how to respond to the pandemic.españolPortuguês한국어Indonesian
Remembering Bruce Fields
The theologian, who died last week, was a reflective and humble man.
How Doctors and Scientists Apply Faith on the Front Lines
Six medical professionals share their spiritual practices in the midst of a pandemic.Français
The Last Enemy
How confident are we that we will find one another on the far side of the veil?
Churches: Put Down That Spiritual Gifts Quiz
What the local body misses when it focuses on personality analyses and congregational surveys.
Why COVID-19 Is the Time for Spiritual First Aid
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Join NT Wright, Danielle Strickland, Efrem Smith, and others at the Spiritual First Aid Summit.
‘We Don’t Know What to Do, But Our Eyes Are on You.’
Twelve transformational words for leading in unprecedented times.Português
This Is Your Soul on Zoom
Many technologies we cursed months ago for driving us apart we now bless for holding us together.
No Job, No Friends, No Faith
The coming wave of "deaths of despair."
To Those Who’ve Lost Loved Ones
Faith is the gravity of grief, the ground of ultimate reality.
When I Was Forbidden to Attend Church, I Learned to Cultivate a ‘Remote’ Faith
5 lessons for doing church together while we live apart.Português한국어
The Lord Gives and the Lord Takes
We strain against the limits of human reason when we look for a source of suffering.
Churches Should Not Be the First to Reopen
The demographics of many US congregations make sanctuaries a risky place for gatherings to resume.
Looking for God in Disease and Suffering
Christianity Today’s theological explorations of pain and sickness.
When Should Doctrine Divide, and When Should Unity Prevail?
How “theological triage” helps us pick our battles on matters of faith.Português
Can Staying Home Help Us Regain a Sense of Place?
How rediscovering creation around us can deepen our connection with God.
The God of Small Things
No concern is too little for his loving care.
Why Married Women Need More Male Friends
Christlikeness, not social distancing, is key to male-female contact in the church.
COVID-19 Is Not God’s Judgment
How we can know God isn’t acting now as he acted against Pharaoh.
Prayer and Science Have Sparred Before, But It’s a False Dichotomy
How Mike Pence and Queen Victoria both started intellectual debates over these avenues of healing.
Now Is the Time to Think About Nuclear Weapons
Pope Francis condemns deterrence and the New START Treaty is set to expire. Where should Protestants stand?
Surviving COVID-19 in Spain Changed My Faith
Six lessons for churches from the president of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance.españolPortuguêsFrançais简体中文한국어ItalianoIndonesian繁體中文Galego
Churches: Don’t Get Too Comfortable Online
Digital worship is a necessary stopgap under pandemic conditions. But in the long run, in-person fellowship is indispensable.
We May Be ‘Safer at Home.’ But Many At-Risk Kids Aren’t.
The rising demand for foster families presents an opportunity for the church.
Spiritual First Aid: Resources for Responding to COVID-19 Mental Health Challenges
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Introducing the first-ever biblically-based and research-based disaster spiritual and emotional care intervention, manual, and summit.
A Time to Refrain from Embracing
We cannot be ourselves apart from those we love.
Religious Liberty as Bondage
Freedom can be another word for everything to lose.
For Church Unity, These Evangelicals ‘Gave Up’ Their Easter
For decades, Christians in Jordan have celebrated what Pope Francis pines for.
A Christian Case for Reading Godless Books
Novels like "Girl, Woman, Other" offer something precious: passports to the worlds of unbelievers.
To Debunk Viral Conspiracies, First Build Trust
In video, Francis Collins addresses skepticism of the coronavirus’s natural origins, which is higher among Christians.
The First Gift Ever Given
What do we learn when we are forced to confront our own mortality?
The Pandemic Lockdown Is a Godsend for the Indian Church
COVID-19 took away our usual Easter. But I believe it could also spark the first revival in India in a century.
The Best Thing I Can Do as a Pastor’s Spouse Right Now? Take Care of the Basics
When we can’t reach out, we have to reach in.
Laying the Dead to Rest During the Pandemic’s Peak
As morgue capacity is stretched, we face our physical fragility yet reach toward hope of true life.
See, I Zoom You With My Own Hand
I don’t like it when technology gets between me and the church. Neither did the apostle Paul.
Lift Your Eyes Up
In a time of pandemic and panic, it's more important than ever to govern our powers of attention.
N. T. Wright: We Mourned Our Alleluias on Easter
The prominent theologian responds to his Time article on lament.
20 More Prayers to Pray as We Approach the Pandemic’s Peak
Petitioning God is still the most powerful way to respond in crisis.españolPortuguêsFrançais简体中文한국어Indonesian繁體中文
Resurrection Hope Extends Beyond Easter Sunday
Even when death looms, the Good News remains.españolPortuguês한국어Indonesian
What Skeptical Scholars Admit about the Resurrection Appearances of Jesus
The historical evidence is clear: Those who claimed to see him risen must have seen something.españolPortuguêsFrançais
Easter Fear Is Natural
Jesus’ unnatural resurrection helps us fear not.한국어
This Easter, The Weary World Rejoices. But First It Grieves.
As a widow, I have newfound appreciation for why the mourning of Holy Saturday is indispensable to the journey toward joy.
Seeing My Child Face Death Made Me Rethink the Passion
The Cross secured our salvation. But Jesus’ fate still breaks the Father’s heart.한국어
The Holy Fire Must Go On
As one of Jerusalem’s most ancient Christian celebrations is threatened by COVID-19, a brother-sister filmmaking team helps viewers experience the “Narnia” of their missionary-kid youth.
On the Cross and the Kingdom
The cross is an object for contemplation, but also an invitation: Go and do likewise.
If Easter Is Only a Symbol, Then to Hell with It
The empty tomb is evidence that God’s love triumphs over death. That truth endures with or without us.한국어
A Plea to Pastors Before the Largest Easter Service Ever
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As you prepare for record-breaking numbers, bring us your heart and hope.
Christ Suffered for Our Sins, but He Didn’t Go to Hell for Them
A theologian explores what did (and didn’t) happen on Holy Saturday.
What Matters Is That We Remember
Jesus’ last Passover was our first Communion.
Rwanda Ministry Brings Genocide Survivors Hope
With their own traumas to bear, Christian survivors find holistic ways to minister to Tutsis.
The Resurrection Has Not Been Canceled
God is always in the business of bringing life out of death.
What Did the Pope Really Say About Confession During COVID-19?
Unpacking Pope Francis's remarks about 'taking your sorrows directly to God.'
The Price of Faith in a Pandemic
In this Holy Week, in this season of the pandemic, there’s no following Christ without the cross.
Many of the Christians We Remember Faced Pain and Sickness
For Charles Spurgeon, Florence Nightingale, Mother Teresa, and more, disease defined how they knew God.
What Passion Week Means
Because of Christ's darkest week, he can be with us in ours.
Not Even the Gates of a Hellish Pandemic Will Prevail Over God’s Church
Scripture doesn’t promise wealth or health or even life. What, then, does it promise?español
Christian Zionism Isn’t the Caricature of Popular Imagination
It isn’t end-times fascination that explains the enduring bond between evangelicals and Israel.
This Holy Week, Linger at the Cross
Explore CT's special issue for the Easter season.
Joy Comes in the Morning
Joy invades the most sorrowful spaces. It reminds us that beauty and goodness and life can grow even in the most unpromising soil.
Mexico’s Persecuted Protestants Lack Simple Coronavirus Defense
As COVID-19 spreads, dozens of Protestant converts are still denied access to clean water in Catholic-controlled villages in four states.
To Truly Live, I Needed to Die
If the old me stays alive, I never escape hell. Instead, I live it.
When I Was a Health Risk to Society
My radioactive body brought me shame. But I learned how to bring my fears to the Cross.
Much Ado About Nothing
When the biological appears diabolical.
In Pandemic and in Health, I Make This Vow
Engaged Americans are grappling with foiled wedding plans. But Christian couples face unique moral challenges.
Be Not Afraid
Anxiety is not the enemy of faith but a passageway on the road to it.
Bloom Where You’re Quarantined
Some of us were lonely well before the pandemic. How do we find God’s comfort now?