Bonnie Kristian

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is a writer in St. Paul, MN. She is the weekend editor at The Week, a columnist at Rare and a fellow at Defense Priorities.

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Yes, Christianity Is a Religion, Not Just a Relationship

More weeks than not, I think about skipping church. “We could just take this one…

Yes, Christianity Is a Religion, Not Just a Relationship

More weeks than not, I think about skipping church. “We could just take this one…

Faith Involves Your Brain, Too

I don’t like devotional books. I rarely get swept up in emotional worship experiences. And…

5 Important Things to Consider As You Look For a Church

I hate the phrase “church shopping,” because it suggests the process of choosing a church…

A History of Violence

According to an ancient tale, there once was a prophet who lived in a city…

Three Ideas That Should Guide How You Speak into Culture

A day or two following one of the recent tragies in the news—and there’s been…

Stephen Colbert Gets Celebrity Faith Right

Bewhiskered but still sporting the rimless glasses of his Colbert Report days, the Stephen Colbert…

America Is Not the Future of the Church

You’ve heard the grim statistics: Self-identifying Christians are on the decline in America, while “nones”—those…

9 Ways to be a Better Neighbor

The Millennial generation likes cities, and we like to move. There’s a lot about this…

A Guide to Debating Online (Without Losing Friends)

Another day, another Facebook debate. It’s all too common. You’re scrolling through your feed and…

5 Controversies That Still Plague the Church

“What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there…