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The Life-Changing Power of Simple Prayers

I grew up in a home filled with music. As a kid, my mom would…

Jennie Allen: Take the Path of Most Resistance

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

Priscilla Shirer: Can You Ask Too Much From God?

Among the boxes we tend to build for God—the various extents to which we believe…

Unity Doesn’t Mean Conformity

In theory, we all desire unity in the Church. We talk about reconciling our differences…

The Forgotten Art of Following

Where in the Bible does it say God commands us, as Christians, to be leaders? …

So, Why Hasn’t Jesus Come Back Yet?

Devastating wildfires. Global plagues. Unprecedented political swerves. If you’re looking for an apocalypse, there certainly…

We Need More Boring Christians

Some of us are guilty of namedropping—casually referencing famous people we know to boost our…

Making the Most of Any Relationship Status

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

When It Comes to the Environment, Little Changes Do Make a Big Difference

If there is one question I am sure to get any time I speak on…

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…

4 Things Millennials Can Learn From Gen Z

It’s happening again. The gears of life are creaking forward, the hands of time tic…

What Good is God?

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

How to Deconstruct Your Faith Without Losing It

“My husband and I had lost one of our children before birth,” says Sarah Bessey,…

The United States of Privilege

Say a space alien teleports into a classroom on a college campus. “Greetings,” he says…

No Laughing Matter

In light of news that Gaffigan will be starring in a new movie about Jesus…

The Justice Roundtable

Even as “SJW” has been wielded like an insult, the term itself is useful. The…

A Higher Purpose?

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

Yemen: On the Brink

Right now, more than 15 million people in Yemen are on the brink of starvation.…

Dear White People (And Everyone Else)

Netflix’s Dear White People is one of pop culture’s most provocative shows. Based on a…

Life Lessons for Making an Impact

There’s a verse in Proverbs that says, “For lack of guidance a nation falls, but…

How to Become the New Spiritual You

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

Andy Mineo’s Unfinished Business

It’s the middle of the afternoon and Andy Mineo is packing his bags in a…

HONNE

Andy Clutterbuck wants to change the way that he writes songs. Clutterbuck and his bandmate…

Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan: No Laughing Matter

If you’ve ever heard the stand-up comedy of Jim Gaffigan—which, if you have Netflix or…

The New Road for Joseph

“Do you like talking about yourself?” Natalie Closner Schepman asks. “Because I love it.” You’d…

N.T. Wright on Easter, Atonement and the Real Message of the Cross

Whether you’ve been around Christianity for years or are new to faith, you probably know…

ADVENTure Time

Every year around this time, families all over the world head to their basement for…

6 Ways to Have the Most Awkward Family Meal Ever

There’s a reason why The Office remains the go-to Netflix time-killer for when you’re all…

Voting Your Faith

Following the elections of 2017, out of the 535 sitting members of Congress, 485 are…

Eugene Peterson on What It Means to Be a Christian

Editor’s Note: The following story first ran in April, 2017. This week, Eugene Peterson died…

How Christians Should Address the Suicide Epidemic

 Anthony Bourdain was in northeast France when he died, spending a few days in a…

The Most Dangerous Game

On a Sunday morning in September, Cyndy Feasel came home from church and burst into…

Francis Chan Wants You to Forget Everything You Think You Know About Church

FRANCIS CHAN HOPES HE NEVER writes another book. He’s been trying to avoid the spotlight…

The Humanitarian Crisis No One Is Talking About: Somaliland

Behind 72-year-old Haha Ahmed Buni, the Gulf of Aden glimmers underneath the soon-setting sun. Despite…

Christine Caine: Christians Should Be the ‘Most Relationally Functional’ People on the Earth

From the look of it, Christine Caine has everything. She’s an internationally sought-after preacher, the…

The Evolving Faith of Lisa Gungor

Here’s a story you may have heard. The names and places change, but the plot…

Why We’re Wrong About the Apostle Paul, According to N.T. Wright

For years, believing creatives of all sorts have eschewed the dreaded title “Christian artist.” We…

KB Wants to Change Hip-Hop

A defiant Kevin Burgess, better known as “KB,” announces over the glass-rattling bombast of “DNOU…

CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD

It was time for Lenard McKelvey to pay his debt. Long before he became one…

Overdose

If you drove by the county coroner’s office recently in Canton, Ohio, you may have noticed…