March (Web-only) 2023

Save the Planet. Read Nature Fiction.
Save the Planet. Read Nature Fiction.
As an ecologist, I believe that works of literature draw us closer to God and deeper into creation care.
In Times of Tragedy, I Find Solace in Scriptural Art
In Times of Tragedy, I Find Solace in Scriptural Art
As the world reels from yet another school shooting, we can find a refuge in the Bible on canvas.
Why Jesus’ Resurrection Is So Important to Palestinian Christians in Israel
Why Jesus’ Resurrection Is So Important to Palestinian Christians in Israel
The dawning of a new kingdom heralds hope for reconciliation and relief from oppression.
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Sissy Goff: After Another Shooting, Let Your Kids Ask Questions
Sissy Goff: After Another Shooting, Let Your Kids Ask Questions
Christian parents need to be prepared, more than ever, to discuss this difficult topic with our children.
The Bible Is Literature. It’s Also Your Boss.
The Bible Is Literature. It’s Also Your Boss.
We owe to Scripture something we don’t owe any other book: our obedience.
What Christ Accomplished Before ‘It Is Finished’
What Christ Accomplished Before ‘It Is Finished’
Don’t diminish Jesus’ ministry in your celebration of his work on the cross.
Why My Church Partners With ‘He Gets Us’
Why My Church Partners With ‘He Gets Us’
As a Black pastor, I appreciate how the diverse campaign helps my congregation reach our neighbors.
This Palm Sunday, Ponder Donkeys, Not Branches
This Palm Sunday, Ponder Donkeys, Not Branches
For his entry into Jerusalem, Jesus picked a symbol of lowliness rather than military might.
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After Nashville, Moral Numbness Is Our Enemy
After Nashville, Moral Numbness Is Our Enemy
Shootings have become normal to the American public. But as Christians, we know better.
Resisting the Impulse of Self-Optimization
Resisting the Impulse of Self-Optimization
In Lent, we realign our identity in Christ and recover our sense of being loved into existence by our Creator.
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Go Ahead. Argue with God Over the Nashville Shooting.
Go Ahead. Argue with God Over the Nashville Shooting.
In the face of tragedy, Christ welcomes our confusion and anger.
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It’s Good When Bad Pastors Make Us Mad
It’s Good When Bad Pastors Make Us Mad
I’d rather media and literature portray Christian leaders who stir up anger instead of apathy.
Easter and the Tomb Sweeping Festival Share a Nerdy Connection
Easter and the Tomb Sweeping Festival Share a Nerdy Connection
The Jesuits reformed the Western calendar. Then they attempted to do the same in China.
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I Met God on the Mountaintop of Ritual
I Met God on the Mountaintop of Ritual
How liturgy can lead to an encounter with the Lord.
Where Drugs Often Merit Death, Singapore Ministries Offer New Life
Where Drugs Often Merit Death, Singapore Ministries Offer New Life
More than 70 percent of the country’s inmates are jailed for drug-related offenses. Christian groups seek to help them reenter society.
These 3 Japanese Christian Women Changed Their Country
These 3 Japanese Christian Women Changed Their Country
Meet an early evangelist, an education reformer, and a preacher who held Bible studies with the royal family.
Junia, the Female Apostle Imprisoned for the Gospel
Junia, the Female Apostle Imprisoned for the Gospel
What Scripture tells us about the story of this “outstanding” Jewish woman in chains.
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Criminal or Not, Trump’s Case Is a Moral Test for Christians
Criminal or Not, Trump’s Case Is a Moral Test for Christians
The former president’s potential arrest shows that character does matter.
Christians, Stop ‘Giving Up God’ for Lent
Christians, Stop ‘Giving Up God’ for Lent
In an age of functional atheism, ‘tis the season for traditional fasting and prayer.
Dante Bowe Navigates Worship in the Spotlight
Dante Bowe Navigates Worship in the Spotlight
After leaving Maverick City Music, the singer is launching his own label focused on authenticity in a field increasingly crowded by celebrity.
Christianity Is Not Necessary For Democracy
Christianity Is Not Necessary For Democracy
The basic freedoms and human rights we enjoy as Americans do not require a cultural Christian majority.
Should Evangelicals Observe Lent? What 6 Brazilian Theologians Say
Should Evangelicals Observe Lent? What 6 Brazilian Theologians Say
How the church can serve and worship in the period between Carnival and Easter.
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Can Westerners Atone for Their Sins Without Breeding Resentment and Ingratitude?
Can Westerners Atone for Their Sins Without Breeding Resentment and Ingratitude?
An imaginary soirée with Douglas Murray, the Christian-friendly agnostic author of "The War on the West".
Rick Warren: The Great Commission’s ‘Go and Teach’ Applies to Women
Rick Warren: The Great Commission’s ‘Go and Teach’ Applies to Women
The former pastor of ex-SBC Saddleback shares why his views on women changed.
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We Lose Culture Wars by Putting Them On Trial
We Lose Culture Wars by Putting Them On Trial
Instead of prosecutors trying to win arguments, we’re supposed to be defending what actually matters.
Basketball Is a Beautiful Game, but Not a Blueprint for Society
Basketball Is a Beautiful Game, but Not a Blueprint for Society
Treating the sport as a comprehensive social and political model misunderstands the vision of its Christian founder.
John Stott: ‘Evangelical Traditions Are Not Infallible’
John Stott: ‘Evangelical Traditions Are Not Infallible’
The late theologian’s sermons are going digital, thanks to one of his family friends.
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‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the Paradox of Achieving ‘Nothing’
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the Paradox of Achieving ‘Nothing’
Did Evelyn have anything to show for after a life in the laundromat? Did I as a homeschool mom?
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How to Preach to Sleeping People
How to Preach to Sleeping People
Sometimes there is more to the story than just a bored listener.
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Why Broken Friendships Hurt
Why Broken Friendships Hurt
For believers, both old and new relationships carry an eternal weight and value.
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‘Women Talking’ Focuses on Survivors, Not Abusers
‘Women Talking’ Focuses on Survivors, Not Abusers
The Oscar–nominated film started a conversation that the church can learn from.
4 Incredible Christian Women Who Changed India
4 Incredible Christian Women Who Changed India
How a social reformer, a lawyer, a doctor, and a peacemaker changed the subcontinent.
Hispanic Leaders Don’t Want to Miss This Missional Moment
Hispanic Leaders Don’t Want to Miss This Missional Moment
The Latino population boom has resulted in more passionate, growing churches in the US. Can pastors keep building on the momentum?
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The Bible’s Marriage Metaphor Doesn’t Belong In the Bedroom
The Bible’s Marriage Metaphor Doesn’t Belong In the Bedroom
We can rightly look to God as husband and God as Father without making male sexuality divine.
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Beth Moore: When I Was a Stranger in the SBC, Anglicans Welcomed Me
Beth Moore: When I Was a Stranger in the SBC, Anglicans Welcomed Me
How the acclaimed Bible teacher found a new church home.
The Problem with Christian Book Endorsements
The Problem with Christian Book Endorsements
Publishers and authors have played along by pushing celebrity blurbs—but it’s time to rewrite the rules of promotion.
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the Beautiful Mystery of God’s Silence
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the Beautiful Mystery of God’s Silence
Who knew two nonverbal rocks had so much to say?
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CT Southeast Asia Writers
CT Southeast Asia Writers
CT is looking to grow our pool of writers based in Southeast Asia with a heart to tell the story of the global church.
Antioch Has Always Survived Its Tragic History. What Will the Latest Earthquake Change?
Antioch Has Always Survived Its Tragic History. What Will the Latest Earthquake Change?
A city essential to the early church, Antakya has been all but reduced to rubble.
Jinger Duggar Vuolo ‘Disentangles’ Her Faith After Gothard Upbringing
Jinger Duggar Vuolo ‘Disentangles’ Her Faith After Gothard Upbringing
She says her new book is “not just for me, but it’s also for the victims.”
A Revival in America Answered My Prayers for Europe
A Revival in America Answered My Prayers for Europe
Look at history! Revivals rarely stay put.

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God Whispers to a Restless and Grief-Stricken Heart
God Whispers to a Restless and Grief-Stricken Heart
An excerpt on doubt, despair, and restoration from Land of My Sojourn: The Landscape of a Faith Lost and Found.

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