God Doesn’t Use the Elf on the Shelf Method
It’s not the threat of divine surveillance but the extension of divine love that changes our hearts.
Indonesian Churches Organize to Aid Earthquake Survivors
After a powerful quake hit the island of Java this week, a network of local Christians raced to help.
Christians Remain a Minority Down Under, but Gen Z Aussies Are Open
New survey finds just 6 percent of Australians are heavily involved in the faith.
Love in a Time of Social Conflict
The cross calls us to sacrificial community, especially during a divided age.
Making a Better Christianity Today: An Update
In March, we published on harassment reports at CT. Here are the steps we’ve taken since then.
Solving Spiritual Abuse in the Church Is Simple and Straightforward—at Least in Theory
None of Michael Kruger’s proposals are earthshaking, but they require time, effort, and vigilance.
Cambodian Spies Were Watching Me. So Was Someone Else.
After escaping the Khmer Rouge with my siblings, I learned who had been protecting me all along.
From the Rise of the ‘Nones’ to the Indifference of the ‘Never Weres’
A sociologist observes the changing tides of American antireligion.
Where Angels Fear to Tread: Writing A TV Show About Jesus
The screenwriters for “The Chosen” wanted a main character who is not like Superman.
Everything You Need to Know About the Respect for Marriage Act
The law recently advanced by the US Senate doesn’t deny religious liberty to those who support traditional unions.
Died: Michael Gerson, Speechwriter Who Crafted Faith-Inspired Language for George W. Bush
The one-time theology student believed politics should have “heroic ambition,” and speeches should be written, on occasion, for the angels.
Trump Won’t Divide the Church This Time (and That’s Not Necessarily Good News)
Cynicism and cruelty are even worse than division.
A Requiem for the Twitter I Once Knew
The social media platform has birthed key movements and conversations. Here’s what I’ll miss if it dies or changes form.
‘Nondenominational’ Is Now the Largest Segment of American Protestants
US Religion Census finds independent congregations have surged in the last decade.
The Real Miracle on the Set of ‘The Chosen’ Is Christians Coming Together
People around the world have found a passionate community in the hit show about Jesus. With a new season, can it keep navigating fan, investor, and religious demands?
On the Streets of China, the Cross Shone Bright
Chinese Christian posters boldly proclaimed salvation, freedom, and hope amid a tumultuous political period.
Ukraine’s Prison Fellowship Extended to Russian POWs
Chuck Colson–linked ministry has long served Ukrainian inmates but is pushed to the limit by wartime realities—and gospel requirements.
Wiser than Solomon: Can Evangelicals Lead the Middle East Toward Creation Care?
As Egypt hosts COP27, a few pioneering believers struggle to transform the region most at risk of climate change yet demonstrating the least concern.