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July/August 2024
Volume 68, Number 5
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A Theological Monument to Unity amid Diversity
Fifty years ago, the Lausanne Covenant’s solution to rampant division in evangelical ranks wasn’t uniformity.
Why Both Parties Want Hispanic Evangelicals in 2024
This year’s most closely watched voting bloc is reshaping the presidential contest—and the church.
Is Sexuality a Matter of First Importance?
The apostle Paul’s discussion of same-sex sexuality in 1 Corinthians 6 is a clear, compassionate, and proportionate model for church leaders.
He Told Richard Nixon to Confess
Most ministers were silent about Watergate. Why was one evangelical pastor different?


My Dreams Had Come True. But the Panic Attacks Remained.
How I discovered God’s peace and found relief from debilitating anxiety.
Confessions of a Loner
As a newlywed and a new mother, I built exactly the life I wanted. The only thing missing was everyone else.
The Dutch Resistance Theologian We’ve Forgotten
K.H. Miskotte equipped his fellow citizens to resist Hitler by returning his country to the Biblical ABCs.
Eric Liddell’s Legacy Still Tracks, 100 Years Later
With his refusal to race on Sunday, the Scottish sprinter showcased a bigger story about Christians in sports.
The Church Outside Serving the Church Inside
Reading Philippians from Paul’s prison context should encourage the church to care better for the incarcerated.
What Incarcerated Ministry Leaders Want the Church to Know
Four seminary students and graduates offer encouragement to the church.


What Hath Jerusalem To Do With Mar-a-Lago?
Donald Trump owns many properties; American Christianity cannot be one of them.
Evil Is Not the Essential Feature of Reality
Russell Moore is joined by Marilynne Robinson for a conversation on reading Genesis as a story of grace.
Can a Christian Do a Beer Run?
CT advice columnists Beth Moore, Kevin Antlitz, and Kiara John-Charles also weigh in on community group dynamics and an awkward sermon metaphor.
The Counterintuitive Lesson of Caring for Yourself First
Jesus asked if we want to get well. But do we?


Which Comes First: Good Citizens or Good Governments?
Two new books consider whether one depends on the other.
New Books Are My Profession. But (Somewhat) Older Books Are My Passion.
Introducing a new column from CT’s senior books editor.
New & Noteworthy Books
Chosen by Matt Reynolds, CT senior books editor.
Live Like a Christian, Even if You’re Not Sure What You Believe
Elizabeth Oldfield’s invitation to seekers who long to transform themselves and their world.
A Theologian’s Battle with Blindness
When reading and writing are fundamental to your identity, how do you cope with failing eyesight?


CT Design, Redesign, and Re-redesign, from 1956 to Today
How the look and feel of the magazine have changed with the times.
‘Are You Ready to Open Your Doors … And Your Toilets?’
French evangelicals are working together to show people Jesus at 2024 Olympic Games.
Church Allegedly Planned Military Takeover of Trinidad and Tobago
And other news briefings from Christians around the world.

More from this Issue

Readers Divided over ‘Division of Labor’
Responses to articles about complementarianism and egalitarianism in our April issue.