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Jon Favreau Is the Future

It’s an early weekend morning and Jon Favreau is talking excitedly about dinosaurs.  “We’re living…

Rainn Wilson Wants America to Come Back Together

Rainn Wilson is convinced that America needs to hear the story about a group of…

Why Getting Out of Debt Looks Different Now

The American Dream was never exactly a concrete list of bullet points. That’s part of…

Dr. Caroline Leaf: You Know Mental Health. Let’s Talk Brain Health.

For most of us, our brain is an unknowable thing, and the landscape and pattern…

Moving On From Christian Celebrity Culture

While Katelyn Beaty was working at the evangelical publication Christianity Today, she noticed an unfortunate…

The Transformation of James Vincent McMorrow

“I think that I’ve probably made as many changes as I could physically and mentally…

How to Transform Your Dating Life This Summer

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

The Mountain Goats Are Choosing a More Radical World

John Darnielle tells me he’s reeling from his latest booster shot, but he doesn’t sound…

A Loaded Issue

At the beginning of the book of Isaiah, there is a prophecy about what will…

Are Demons Real or What?

When Anneliese Michel was 16 years old, she had a seizure. Doctors in her small…

What Good is God?

How do I get myself into these predicaments? I asked myself as the plane left…

The Future of the Climate Fight

In February, huge swaths of the central and southern United States were plunged into a…

How to Maintain the Perfect Side Hustle Without Burning Out

These days, you might feel like you’re hustling a lot. Most millennials feel the same.…

A Higher Purpose?

2013 was a rough year for Craig Gross. For a decade, he’d battled excruciating headaches…

The Channing Tatum You Don’t Know

With a career that spans nearly two decades, Channing Tatum knows his way around a…

Lisa Sharon Harper: A New Look at Justice

There is a narrative gap in our nation. Wide is the distance between the stories…

Brooke Ligertwood is Ready for Anything

When someone mentions Brooke Ligertwood’s voice, they’re probably referring to her melodious singing voice. You…

The Next Era of Judah and the Lion

Judah Akers is not given to absolutes or binaries. He wrestles with every question, not…

Adam McKay Thinks the Future Depends on Faith

Adam McKay is excited. You can hear it in his voice. He doesn’t talk to…

What Shauna Niequist Has Learned So Far

Shauna Niequist is asking some big questions.  That’s not exactly new. If you’ve been following…

Bob Goff: The Power of an Undistracted Life

Bob Goff should be antsy. It wouldn’t exactly be out of character for him. If…

Meet the Next Generation of Christian Hip-Hop

It doesn’t feel all that long ago that Christian hip-hop was a joke. For most…

Sober-ish: Why New Generations Are Drinking Less

When Amber (not her real name) was a kid, there was no alcohol in her…

The State of International Justice Work in a Pandemic

In 2020, Kari Costanza was preparing for a trip to Tennessee to celebrate Easter with…

Madison Prewett: How to Make the Most of This Season

Madison Prewett’s story started long before she appeared on The Bachelor.   Before she was…

The Great Resignation: Why Are We Quitting Our Jobs?

Cassie Longman is a 23-year-old server in Indianapolis, Indiana. Or, she was. In November, she…

Maisie Peters Is a Whole Vibe

When Maisie Peters first uploaded a YouTube video six years ago from her home in…

Jen Hatmaker: We Have to Learn How to Hold Tension With Kindness

I think it’s the combination, really. Take a generation of deconstructionists with a touch of…

Jennie Allen: When God Calls You Off the Beaten Path

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

How to Become the New Spiritual You

If getting in shape was easy, then everyone would do it. That’s the thing about…

Can We Really Turn the Corner on Mental Health?

Most medical professionals agree that we are less than a generation away from turning the…

New Experiences With Saint Motel

What comes first, the movie or the soundtrack? Most would say the movie should come…

Danté Stewart: Moving Past Racial Reconciliation

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and the copious amounts of books,…

How to be a New You in the New Year

Way back in the halcyon days of January 2021, everyone figured this year was going…

The TAO of Shad

“It feels we are at this interesting stage in our societies,” says Shad. “America and…

Brandon Lake Is Ready to Work Together

Brandon Lake Zooms into our conversation from backstage at a venue in Sunrise, Florida —…

So You’ve Deconstructed. Now What?

Picture this. You’ve gone to church most of your life. Your parents are Christians, and…

Kirsten Powers on Having Grace for the Hard to Like

It’s not just you. America is getting more divisive. We, as a country, are having…

The Churches Working to End Medical Debt

Reverend M. Catherine Volland spent most of her life spent the first part of her…

How Leanne Ford Found a New Space

Leanne Ford was 30 when her fashion design career hit a sharp, interior design-focused pivot.…