Young Leaders Embrace the Idea of Hero Making

Young leaders measure success differently. “We are looking for 50 church planters who we can help to plant 50 new churches in and around the city of Atlanta.” These are the aspirations of 36-year-old James Griffin, lead pastor of CrossPoint City Church, who—along with Jason Gerdes of Revolution Church—are providing leadership for a network of Read More

Roy Moore Was ‘a Bridge Too Far’ for Alabama Evangelicals

(UPDATED) Al Mohler says Senate election “sends a signal” to the Republican Party—and to conservative Christians. “An incredible amount of evangelical Christians said this was a bridge too far.” This is how Albert Mohler explained to CNN, live at 1 a.m., the unexpected loss of Roy Moore to Doug Jones in Alabama’s special election for Read More

The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election

It’s not Republicans or Democrats, but Christian witness. No matter the outcome of today’s special election in Alabama for a coveted US Senate seat, there is already one loser: Christian faith. When it comes to either matters of life and death or personal commitments of the human heart, no one will believe a word we Read More

How to Celebrate Christmas as a Cultural Minority

Christians abroad and Muslims at home helped me find the holy day in the holiday. Holidays are a blend of culture, tradition, marketing, and consumerism—with sometimes a little religion thrown in. At least that’s how it feels in the US. How and what we celebrate has a lot to say about our own culture. Christmas, Read More

Where Evangelicals Fall on Roy Moore vs. Trump, Lauer, Franken, and Six More Men

Meanwhile, national evangelicals disagree with Alabama peers on Tuesday’s Senate election. When it comes to Roy Moore and the long list of prominent men accused of sexual misconduct or assault, which side do believers believe? Evangelicals share the concern of most Americans that such claims need to be taken seriously and are representative of a Read More

Interview: Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible

Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text. Centuries before Christians searched Scripture on illuminated digital screens, the Word of God was “lit up” with masterful calligraphy, colorful illustrations, and gold and silver filigree in the illuminated Bibles and manuscripts of the Middle Ages. A new Bible edition from Crossway offers contemporary Read More

Evangelicals and Domestic Violence: Are Christian Men More Abusive?

A sociologist looks at the data on domestic abuse against women. As a sociologist who studies family and marriage trends, I predict that in the coming years, we’ll see a growing wave of mainstream media and academic stories contending that religion, especially evangelical Christianity, hurts women, children, and families. These stories will be framed around Read More

How Can We Cultivate a Sense of ‘Belonging’ in Our Gospel Witness?

Belonging is one of the great longings of the human soul. I am white. And I am part of a community of ethnically diverse women who come together each year for five days for a spiritual retreat. This spiritual practice is life-giving, stretching, and enriching. Although I work in correctional ministry alongside a very diverse Read More

Christian Dating Tips That Changed My Life – How To Date and Stay Saved by Kim Brooks

Christian Dating Tips That Changed My Life – How To Date and Stay Saved by Kim Brooks Get How To Date and Stay Saved book here on Amazon: http://tinyurl.com/y82ezc2n Visit http://www.KimOnTheWeb.com.com for author Kim Brooks free daily devotional for single women and more info on all of her books Read More

Handel’s Messiah: A Brilliant Blend of Transcendence and Transgression

How the composer (and his lesser-known collaborator) wedded Scripture and music in daring new ways. For many of us, Handel’s Messiah has transcended its place as a great work of art and has taken on the status of an almost canonical spiritual text. There are few works in the classical repertory that are so well-known Read More

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