Books

12 Books to Read to Complete Your Year-End Reading Goal

When we think about the role of reading in our spiritual formation, we generally think…

Bookstores Are Making a Comeback

Well, we didn’t have this one on our 2022 Bingo card: Brick-and-mortar bookstores are booming…

Beth Moore on How to Handle Your Spiritual Coming-of-Age

There is a coming-of-age for fruit-bearing Jesus-followers. At some point in your growth in the…

Six Books You Probably Should Have Read By Now

People think a lot of things about God. Christians, skeptics and atheists alike all have…

How an Unlikely Author Sold Christians on Horror

When I was a kid, horror movies weren’t part of my pop culture diet. Like…

The Bible’s Biggest Unsolved Mysteries

The Bible is a book of answers, as many of us have been taught. And,…

California Children Can Now Get Free Books …From Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is one of her most successful endeavors, and that’s saying something.…

A Fiction Author Has Sold More Books Than the Bible This Year

A new report from NPD BookScan found that romance fiction author Colleen Hoover has sold…

10 Books to Read This Fall for a Deeper Faith

I’ve always been intrigued that the word “disciple” comes from origins that meant “learner.” Our…

A Texas School District Is Removing All Challenged Books …Including the Bible?

Over the last few years, the growing moral panic about kids these days and what…

Frederick Buechner’s God Was Remarkable

On Monday, Frederick Buechner passed away quietly in his home. The acclaimed novelist and essayist…

Lysa TerKeurst: Surviving Our Seasons of Suffering

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare…

Seven Books That Will Help You Care for the Poor

My curious nature and appetite for reading led me to a career in journalism, and…

What’s Behind the Huge Push to Ban Books in the U.S. All of a Sudden?

Earlier this month, the American Library Association said book banning efforts reached an unprecedented level…

‘Love Does’ Author Bob Goff on Living Peacefully and Intentionally

Author and speaker Bob Goff opens up about how he deals with conflict and how…

Marvel’s Latest Issue of ‘X-Men’ Suggests Jesus Might Have Been a Mutant

Religion has an interesting role in superhero comics. Earlier this week, we explored the strange…

Six Offensive Stories That Have NO PLACE in the Classroom

As you’ve probably heard, our nation’s school are in peril. Because of the chronically underpaid…

Online Sales of ‘Maus’ Have Skyrocketed Following the School Board Ban

Earlier this week, a Tennessee school board voted unanimously to remove the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic…

We Have to Talk About the Cosmic ‘101 Dalmatians’ Sequel That Was Too Wild for Disney

In 1956, British novelist Dodie Smith wrote One Hundred and One Dalmatians, the beloved children’s book…

Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson Will Both Be Captain America in Marvel Comics

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s official. The name “Captain America” will…

Remembering Anne Rice’s Long, Complicated, Ultimately Triumphant Spiritual Struggle

Beloved horror novelist Anne Rice passed away on Saturday following complications from a stroke. The…

A Man’s Rape Conviction Was Cleared After a Netflix Producer Noted Flaws While Making a Movie About the Case

The rape conviction at the center of Alice Sebold’s 1981 memoir Lucky has been overturned after a…

Dr. Hillary McBride on Living an Embodied Life

Our culture is obsessed with bodies. From Instagram influencers who push diet pills to entire…

Superman’s ‘Truth, Justice and the American Way’ Motto Is Getting an Update

Superman’s got a lot of catchphrases. “Up, up and away.” “This is a job for…

Eight Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

Nothing says fall is here like cozying up with a fuzzy blanket, a warm cup…

LeVar Burton’s ‘Reading Rainbow’ Will Be Explored in a New Documentary: ‘Butterfly in the Sky’

Take a look! LeVar Burton may have gotten unjustly passed over as a Jeopardy! host (and we…

Bianca Juarez Olthoff: Don’t Just Pray For People; Be the Answer to Their Prayers

“I’ll pray for you,” I said to Nicole on the way out of church. It’s…

Daniel and Eugene Levy Will Publish a ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Book This Fall

“Ew, David — you’re writing a book?”  That’s right, Schitt’s Creek fans. Our favorite father-son…

An Award-Winning Christian Romance Novel Is Drawing Fire for ‘Romanticizing’ Indigenous Genocide

Christian romance isn’t really known for controversy. How much controversy can there really be in…

Rachel Held Evans’ Final Book, ‘Wholehearted Faith’, Is Now Available For Preorder

Before her shocking and tragic death in 2019, beloved author Rachel Held Evans had started…

The RELEVANT Summer Reading Guide

For most of us, this is going to be the summer of fun. Road trips…

Who Really Said ‘When Fascism Comes to America, It Will Be Wrapped in the Flag and Carrying a Cross’?

Last weekend, Pastor Robert Jeffress’ First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, held its annual Freedom…

RELEVANT Recommends: ‘God Spare the Girls’ by Kelsey McKinney

Before Kelsey McKinney was a journalist covering sports over at Defector, she was a self-described…

Meet the 1990s Marvel Christian Superhero Disney Doesn’t Want You to Know About

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is ready to get weird. After spending the last decade rolling…

Japanese Breakfast’s Excellent Memoir ‘Crying in H Mart’ Is Going to Be a Movie

Michelle Zauner is better known as Japanese Breakfast — the stage name for her indie…

That Lee Greenwood ‘God Bless the USA’ Bible Can’t Find Publisher

A new specialty Bible based on Lee Greenwood’s lyrics to “God Bless the USA” and…

Why ‘Back to Normal’ Might Not Be Your Best Post-Pandemic Option

On the other side of a pandemic is normal. That’s been the deal since we…

Why Relationships Fail (And What You Can Do to Avoid It)

People generally think they can do more than they can actually do. We think we…

Racial Justice is a Lifestyle, Not an Agenda Item

Fighting racism does not consist of a set of isolated actions that you take; rather…

Louie Giglio on How to Take Every Thought Captive

In talking to Louie Giglio, it’s easy to see why he’s built such a reputation…