April (Web-only) 2024

‘Bluey’: A Heavenly Vision of Life Together
‘Bluey’: A Heavenly Vision of Life Together
The popular kids series reminds parents that playfulness is next to godliness.
You Can’t Reach People for Christ While Holding Their Culture at Arm’s Length
You Can’t Reach People for Christ While Holding Their Culture at Arm’s Length
A veteran missiologist shares a lifetime of lessons on bringing the gospel into unfamiliar settings.
The Best Christian Kids TV Shows, Not Tells
The Best Christian Kids TV Shows, Not Tells
Series like The Wingfeather Saga bring children along for the adventure of following Jesus.
Filipinos and Americans Diverge on Trusting Pastors
Filipinos and Americans Diverge on Trusting Pastors
Studies find that while less than a third of Americans trust church leaders, 90 percent of Filipinos do.
For the Warming of the Earth: Worshiping in the Age of Creation Care
For the Warming of the Earth: Worshiping in the Age of Creation Care
Christian artists work at the intersection of music and climate change.
Biblical Literacy in a Postliterate Age
Biblical Literacy in a Postliterate Age
We must always be people of the Word, but we’ll have to reimagine deep engagement with Scripture.
Surrogacy Makes More Babies. Pro-Lifers Should Still Oppose It.
Surrogacy Makes More Babies. Pro-Lifers Should Still Oppose It.
Church leaders can offer clear moral and ethical guidance for a practice that violates biblical mandates.
In Secular UK, Evangelical Alliance Experiences Record Growth
In Secular UK, Evangelical Alliance Experiences Record Growth
Leader explains why the movement is seeing its biggest membership bump in 30 years and its mission for the years ahead.
Finding an Uncontainable God Within Finite Poetic Spaces
Finding an Uncontainable God Within Finite Poetic Spaces
Eastern Orthodox poet Scott Cairns reflects on his new collection, his journey of faith, and poetry’s capacity to apprehend inexhaustible realities.
Haitians Are Ministering at the End of the World
Haitians Are Ministering at the End of the World
As Haiti is uprooted by violence, church leaders treat gunshot wounds, give up homes for strangers, and rescue dignitaries.
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What We Can Offer If We Uncircle the Wagons
What We Can Offer If We Uncircle the Wagons
Two new memoirs, Troubled and Between Two Trailers, make a powerful—if unintentional—case for the Christian ethos of family and community.
Sports Can Be a Touchdown for Faith. Beware of Encroachment.
Sports Can Be a Touchdown for Faith. Beware of Encroachment.
As a lifelong athlete and coach, I know sports build character. But I worry about the idolatrous, selfish culture of American athletics.
Your Neighbors (Probably) Don’t Hate You
Your Neighbors (Probably) Don’t Hate You
They might not even know you’re there. When paranoia eclipses our witness, here’s what to remember.
In ‘Civil War,’ What You See Is What You Try to Forget
In ‘Civil War,’ What You See Is What You Try to Forget
The new dystopian thriller reminds viewers it’s not just what we witness that matters, but how.
Our Faith Is Not Too Fragile for Science
Our Faith Is Not Too Fragile for Science
An excerpt from The Sacred Chain: How Understanding Evolution Leads to Deeper Faith.
We Are ‘Gods’ Because We are God’s
We Are ‘Gods’ Because We are God’s
The Book of John reminds us that Jesus’ humanity makes ours possible.
How a Chinese-Born Research Scientist Became a Daring Online Evangelist
How a Chinese-Born Research Scientist Became a Daring Online Evangelist
CT’s outgoing Asia editor recalls how God led him to America, toward the Christian faith, onto the internet, and outward to serve the global Chinese church.
The Church Loses When Our Arts Communities Die
The Church Loses When Our Arts Communities Die
Christian writers and artists need communities of like-minded creatives so we can best serve both the church and the world.
Why Defend Your Faith If You Live in the World’s Most Christian Continent?
Why Defend Your Faith If You Live in the World’s Most Christian Continent?
Apologetics in Africa offers resources to both believers and skeptics where the church remains largely unequipped to respond to attacks on their faith.
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The Book of Job Gives Us Good News for an Unfair World
The Book of Job Gives Us Good News for an Unfair World
The book reminds us that life is unjust, but so is the gospel of God’s grace.
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Would Jesus Overturn Your Board Table?
Would Jesus Overturn Your Board Table?
I served on the RZIM board. Christians in many leadership roles can learn from my failures.
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Andrew Peterson: ‘No Teachable Moments’
Andrew Peterson: ‘No Teachable Moments’
The writer of the best-selling children’s book series The Wingfeather Saga hopes season 2 of the television adaptation “will be taken as a story first.”
New Atheism Finally Learns How to Destroy Christianity
New Atheism Finally Learns How to Destroy Christianity
Richard Dawkins’s cultural “Christianity” could hollow out our faith far more efficiently than straightforward attacks.
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It’s the End of the World (But Not as We Know It)
It’s the End of the World (But Not as We Know It)
The total eclipse is the latest of many apocalyptic expectations corrupting our view of Revelation.
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The Bible’s Development Is a Messy Story, but It Can Bolster Our Faith
The Bible’s Development Is a Messy Story, but It Can Bolster Our Faith
If anything, the historical details are even messier than Susan Lim’s new account allows.
An Eclipse Is Evidence of Things Unseen
An Eclipse Is Evidence of Things Unseen
Astronomy teaches us to see the light in the world’s darkness.
The Christian Faith of ‘Shogun’s’ ‘Blue-Eyed Samurai’
The Christian Faith of ‘Shogun’s’ ‘Blue-Eyed Samurai’
The real-life John Blackthorne was an Englishman who came to be known as Anjin. What the letters he left behind reveal about his relationship with God.
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Faith Deconstruction Can Be a Search for Answers or a Search for Exits
Faith Deconstruction Can Be a Search for Answers or a Search for Exits
Christians should encourage doubters’ questions. They should also discern what those questions might be seeking.
How Do LGBTQ+ Students Fare at Christian Colleges? It’s Complicated.
How Do LGBTQ+ Students Fare at Christian Colleges? It’s Complicated.
Our research, based on large-scale student surveys, finds a surprising and complex interplay of religion and mental health at US universities.
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How Can a Christian Perfectionist Find Rest?
How Can a Christian Perfectionist Find Rest?
An excerpt from Peace over Perfection on the command to “be perfect,” the exhaustion of scrupulosity, and rest in Christ.
NextGen Accelerator
NextGen Accelerator
The NextGen Accelerator is a 6-month fellowship program by Christianity Today, designed to equip leaders of the next generation.

Top Story April 21, 2024

You Can’t Reach People for Christ While Holding Their Culture at Arm’s Length
You Can’t Reach People for Christ While Holding Their Culture at Arm’s Length
A veteran missiologist shares a lifetime of lessons on bringing the gospel into unfamiliar settings.

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