April (Web-only) 2023

They Denounced an Art Exhibit. But Will Anyone Understand Why?
They Denounced an Art Exhibit. But Will Anyone Understand Why?
Taiwanese Christians thought a zombie-themed show dishonored God. I’m not sure their response was Christlike.
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The ‘Route Runners’ Are Coming to America. Are Chinese Churches Ready?
The ‘Route Runners’ Are Coming to America. Are Chinese Churches Ready?
Chinese Christians reflect on the challenges and opportunities that the new immigration trend presents for evangelism.
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After My Dad Died, God Didn’t Answer My Anguish
After My Dad Died, God Didn’t Answer My Anguish
But he gave me something more enduring.
Sammi Cheng: ‘Not Having a Smooth Path Allowed Me to Be Gentler and More Humble’
Sammi Cheng: ‘Not Having a Smooth Path Allowed Me to Be Gentler and More Humble’
The Hong Kong Christian actress and singer experienced God’s grace in depression and marital crisis and grew in her acting career
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My Church Band Raised a Hallelujah on Netflix’s ‘Beef’
My Church Band Raised a Hallelujah on Netflix’s ‘Beef’
LA pastor Jason Min talks about worshiping on set and the bigger conversations the series spurred about the Korean American church.
Jesus Is Calling … on Netflix’s ‘Beef’
Jesus Is Calling … on Netflix’s ‘Beef’
The tearful worship prompted good and bad memories from growing up in Korean American Christianity—and a needed discussion on church hurt.
Gratitude Changes Our Desires
Gratitude Changes Our Desires
Christians worship a strange Giver who gives strange gifts in strange ways.
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Our Civic Leaders Are Not Above the Law
Our Civic Leaders Are Not Above the Law
Trump’s arrest is another reminder that presidents don’t have political immunity in a democracy
‘Suzume’ Opens a Door to the Spiritual Discipline of Delight
‘Suzume’ Opens a Door to the Spiritual Discipline of Delight
To journey out of nostalgia and amnesia, we need to pay attention to God’s presence in our present.
Nashville Shooting Intensifies Attention Around Christian School Safety
Nashville Shooting Intensifies Attention Around Christian School Safety
Administrators are seeking ways to “be alert and sober minded,” adding specialized training, personnel, and physical upgrades.
We Are Not Our Worldview
We Are Not Our Worldview
As Christians, we often define ourselves by ideology, but Jesus calls us to a deeper sense of identity.
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Evangelical End Times Thinking Has a Baby-and-Bathwater Issue
Evangelical End Times Thinking Has a Baby-and-Bathwater Issue
We shouldn’t toss out Christ’s second coming with bizarre theories of how it will unfold.
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Charles Stanley Was Everyone’s Pastor and Mine
Charles Stanley Was Everyone’s Pastor and Mine
One of the most beloved broadcast preachers was also a dear friend and spiritual father to my family.
For Philip Yancey, CT Has Been A “Dependable Friend”
For Philip Yancey, CT Has Been A “Dependable Friend”
“I feel less alone because of CT. It reminds me that all over the world God's kingdom is bringing hope and compassion in practical ways—stories that are often overlooked by mainstream media. In our divisive times, we badly need CT's balanced, uplifting voice.”
From the Archives: Views on Universalism
From the Archives: Views on Universalism
A selection of CT articles about the eternal fate of humankind.
​​One Night with George Verwer Changed My Life
​​One Night with George Verwer Changed My Life
I had never heard of him, but here he was convincing me to pray for a country I couldn't even find on a map.
Picturing the New Testament with 499 Line Drawings
Picturing the New Testament with 499 Line Drawings
Eastern European Bible mission is giving away art for ministry use.
MLK’s Epistle to the White Church Still Preaches
MLK’s Epistle to the White Church Still Preaches
On the 60th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Christians are reminded of how much further we must go.
The Evangelical Temptation to Prove Ourselves
The Evangelical Temptation to Prove Ourselves
Christians must deny the urge to posture, which comes from a place of insecurity.
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Making Haste Slowly in Our Walk With God
Making Haste Slowly in Our Walk With God
In these hurried times, Christians are called to a steady journey of faith.
Carl Henry’s Temptation (And Ours)
Carl Henry’s Temptation (And Ours)
What we can learn from Christianity Today's troubling history of working with J. Edgar Hoover.
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Youth Pastors Ditch Gross-Out Games and Help Student Ministry Grow Up
Youth Pastors Ditch Gross-Out Games and Help Student Ministry Grow Up
Today’s groups are becoming more integrated with the rest of the church.
The Bible Does Everything Critical Theory Does, but Better
The Bible Does Everything Critical Theory Does, but Better
Scripture offers a deeper analysis of modern society than modern society could give itself.
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Asian American Theologian: Our ‘Culture’ Is Not to Blame
Asian American Theologian: Our ‘Culture’ Is Not to Blame
When it comes to the community’s response to trauma and anxiety, Daniel D. Lee calls for a closer look at the dynamics of racism and the migrant experience.
Jesus Christ Is Not a Superstar
Jesus Christ Is Not a Superstar
Popular portrayals of the God-Man can draw admiring crowds, but they can’t create imitating disciples.
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Seven-Hour Oratorio Sings the Gospel of Mark Word for Word
Seven-Hour Oratorio Sings the Gospel of Mark Word for Word
If any man have ears to hear, let him hear: “The KJV actually sang quite well.”
In Nashville, Death Hangs Over Our Doorways
In Nashville, Death Hangs Over Our Doorways
But our community also feels covered by the shadow of God’s presence.
Engaging Buddhism
Engaging Buddhism
A biweekly series exploring different facets of the religion and how Christians can engage with and minister to Buddhists.

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Deconstructed Home for the Holidays
Deconstructed Home for the Holidays
Faith is dividing families. What does lament look like in our relationships to God and our loved ones?

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