Jennie Allen: Take the Path of Most Resistance

One of the only things I can still recite from school is Robert Frost’s poem…

When It Comes to Grief, Answers Won’t Fix Everything

Mystery is part of life and part of faith. Not mystery as riddle or puzzle,…

The Real Key to Healthy Self-Esteem

There is nothing more transformative in human life than suffering. Whether it be from significant…

Telling People They’re Wrong Doesn’t Help Them Change

A friend of mine recently came to me with a problem. Since I spent many…

Making the Most of Any Relationship Status

Whatever your relationship status, relationships can be consuming. Those who lack one fixate on getting…

Andy Stanley: There’s More to Tithing Than Giving 10%

I was taught from an early age to give God 10 percent of everything. That…

Stop Giving This Relationship Advice

Have you ever received or given this sort of marriage advice? “Serve her in the…

It Matters *How* You Tell the Truth

The phrase “your truth” or “my truth” is popular right now. However, the essence of…

20 Things Every Twentysomething Should Know How to Do

First things first, most twentysomethings are too hard on themselves. It’s one of the downsides…

Half of All American Christians Say Casual Sex Between Consenting Adults Is at Least Sometimes OK

Another day, another study revealing just how quickly the old norms of the American Church…

4 ‘Humble’ Things That Aren’t Actually Humble

When Ben Franklin turned 20, he was determined to become virtuous. He put together a list of…

Top 10 Relationship Killers and How to Avoid Them

“We’re getting a divorce,” she explained, with a look of disappointment on her face. Her…

That Photo of Jerry Falwell Jr. Was Even More Hypocritical Than You Think

Late Sunday, a bizarre “vacation photo” from Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. was posted…

Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now

Ever year, Oxford Dictionaries selects a word that it deems the most important term in…

Malcolm Gladwell: How I Rediscovered Faith

When I was writing my book David and Goliath, I went to see a woman…

5 Christian Meme Accounts That Are Actually Pretty Funny

Christian humor is hard. Everyone knows that. A lot of us first learned Christian jokes…

5 Spiritual Practices You Can Do In Quarantine

Well, for most of us, church is still out of the question. Even if you…

CDC: If Everyone Wears a Mask, Coronavirus Would Be Under Control in a Month or Two

Last week, a top Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official revealed the secret to…

Get Ready: A ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Plummet In the Global Birth Rate Is on the Way

Fertility rates are in free fall all over the world, portending an enormous change in…

Pandemic Evictions in the U.S. Could Lead to a Homeless Population Explosion of 28 Million

Emily Benfer is the chair of the American Bar Association’s Task Force Committee on Eviction…

White Privilege Is Seeing ‘White’ as the Default

Two days ago, I sat at the dinner table, watching World of Dance on my…

How to Become a Better Listener

2020 has brought us a lot to contend with and make sense of. These events…

Dr. Derwin L. Gray: Peacemaking Is Our Birthright as Christians

When Dr. Derwin Gray wrote The Good Life, he had no way of knowing just what…

25 Essential Black Voices on Mental Health and Wellness

A June 12 study found that in the weeks following the killings of George Floyd,…

Two Liberty University Football Players Are Transferring, Citing Leadership Issues at the School

Tayvion Land and Kei’Trel Clark are joining fellow former Liberty University student-athlete Asia Todd in…

Jennie Allen on How to Stop the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts

You may know Jennie Allen through her Bible teaching, writing or maybe even the IF:…

The Supreme Court Has Blocked Trump From Ending DACA

The Supreme Court has handed a huge victory to young immigrants known as Dreamers, ruling…

The COVID-19 Death Toll Has Crossed 100,000 in the U.S.

The United States passed a grim milestone on Wednesday, with the COVID-19 death toll passing…

How Each Enneagram Type Is Struggling (and Thriving) During the Pandemic

How is your Enneagram type struggling and thriving during this crazy season? How can you…

Loving the Hard to Like

Some people are just harder to love than others—we all have that gregarious friend we…

Readers Tell Us What’s Kept Them Going During Quarantine

The tension of time in quarantine is the weird mixture of boredom, anxiety and loss.…

Study: Men Are Less Likely to Wear Facemasks Because They’re ‘Not Cool’ Enough

We all know that American men love being cool. But did you know they love…

Hailey Bieber Gets Pretty Real About Marriage in the Trailer for ‘Catching Up With Natalie and Hailey’

Natalie Manuel Lee is a stylist and host of “Now with Natalie” who’s prepping a…

Viral Video Star Paul ‘Double Rainbow Guy’ Vasquez Has Died

If you don’t know his name, you definitely know the video that made him a…

This Weekend, Catch the ‘Super Flower Moon’ — the Last Supermoon of 2020

Beginning May 7, earth’s moon will enter its third and final supermoon phase of the…

Millennials and Gen Zers: Boomers Really Need You Right Now

COVID-19 has dramatically changed our interactions. More time with immediate family, spouses and roommates also…

Rebekah Lyons: Finding Your Calling is About Learning Obedience

The idea of having a specific “calling” in life tends to be kind of a…

An Inmate Who Gave Birth While on a Ventilator Has Died From the Coronavirus

Andrea Circle Bear was an inmate at Federal Medical Center Carswell and was hooked up…

Saying No to ‘Maskshaming’

I roll the windows down and take a long draught of the salt air. I’m…

The Total Number of Coronavirus Layoffs Has Hit 30 Million

Another 3.8 million people filed for unemployment in the U.S. last week, meaning over 30…