Why Is One Jewish Family the Subject of So Many Conspiracy Theories?
A new book charts the centuries-long history of the Rothschilds and recurring waves of antisemitism.
A Virtuous Pagan’s (Accidental) Guide to Building a Healthier Evangelicalism
Fredrik deBoer’s indictment of his fellow progressives is surprisingly relevant to a very different movement.
Shannon Harris Wasn’t Content with Being a Purity Culture Stagehand
Her new memoir brings her voice into the story of "I Kissed Dating Goodbye." It also brings in an entirely different gospel.
The Universe Is Not a Horror Show
We live in a world haunted by sin and suffering. But it’s also one that points us to a glory beyond imagining.
Rosaria Butterfield Issues Five Battle Cries for the Church Militant
There is much to admire in her views on church and community, but also much to find troubling in her new polemic.
How Japanese American Pastors Prepared Their Flocks For Internment
Sermons preached the Sunday before they were sent off exhorted suffering Christians to find their hope in Jesus and to continue to gather together.
Mitt Romney Chose Truth Over Tribe. We Should Too.
Character and competency matter all the time, whether that’s in public office or the church.
Jesus Paid It All. There’s Still So Much We Owe.
Why the call to good works goes hand in hand with the free gift of grace.
Esau McCaulley: The Streets Sent Me to the Pulpit
But then my path to preaching took an unexpected turn.
How to Talk to a Christian-Curious Agnostic
A new breed of secular seeker is replacing the New Atheists. But how can we reach them?
I Hadn’t Committed Suicide. But I Was Spiritually Dead.
The prison ID’ed the wrong man. But the mistake was powerfully revealing.
The Gospel Is Greater Than Its Greatest Proclaimers
That fact should bring humility to our evangelism, even as it spurs us to keep sharing the Good News.
Sticking Out and Fitting In as an Asian American Believer
Theologian Michelle Lee-Barnewall reflects on her ethnic identity and her identity in Christ.
Take a Risk and Make a Friend
With God’s help, a little intentionality can go a long way toward healing our loneliness.
New & Noteworthy Fiction
Chosen by Rachel Hauck, author of “The Best Summer of Our Lives”.
5 Books on the Witness of the Old Testament Prophets
Chosen by Andrew Abernethy, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, coeditor of “The Prophets and the Apostolic Witness,” and author of “Savoring Scripture: A Six-Step Guide to Studying the Bible.”
In a World of Speed and Power, Cormac McCarthy Wasn’t Afraid of Depth
The late novelist’s final books are ambitious portraits of the Western world and the human soul.
It’s Eden Somewhere
The late Jimmy Buffett’s songs and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien both long for a home just beyond reach.
Died: ‘Jesus Calling’ Devotional Author Sarah Young
The missionary wife’s “listening prayers” comforted and inspired millions.
When American Evangelicals Needed a Reputational Boost, They Turned to South Korean Evangelicals
In the second half of the 20th century, each group used the other as a ticket to legitimacy at home and abroad.

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How 1 in 4 Countries Restrict Religious Conversion
How 1 in 4 Countries Restrict Religious Conversion
New report by international religious freedom advocates compiles the text of 73 laws in 46 nations.

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