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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…

God Gave Us Emotions For a Reason

We often advise each other to change or replace an emotion with a “better” one.…

Is Forgiveness the Bible’s Most Controversial Teaching?

Several years ago, I led a series on the subject of forgiveness with college students…

What They Don’t Tell You About Social Justice

Justice is central to the Christian faith yet many Christians, especially in the United States,…

What Your Favorite Band in Youth Group Says About You Today

Partly inspired by our senior editor’s Twitter thread and McSweeney’s take on Sad Dad Bands,…

John Mark Comer: The Discipline of Hoping in God

Another year has come and gone and very little has changed. That’s not surprising, but it’s…

The Danger of ‘Convenient’ Generosity

A few years ago, I discovered crowdfunding websites, and I’ll admit, I thought they were…

Christian Attitudes on Marijuana Are Shifting. Will They Advocate for People Locked Up for Possession?

In 1969, when Pew first started asking people how they felt about marijuana legalization, just…

We Asked, You Answered: The Worst Christian Excuses for Breaking Up You’ve Ever Heard

Break-ups happen every day. Sometimes it’s for compatibility reasons, sometimes for distance, or sometimes it’s…

The Movies We’re Most Excited for This Year

The entire world came to a halt two years ago when the pandemic began, and…

Why Before-After Testimonies Aren’t the Only Ones That Matter

“I used to be sick, addicted, broke, depressive, divorced and suicidal. Then I found God,…

Five Ways to Be Generous Even If You’re Broke

God calls us to be generous. But what if you’re broke, barely making it through…

Cinematic Angels Ranked by How Much They Look Like Biblical Angels

“Every angel is terrifying” sings The Weeknd on Dawn FM, and if you’re going by the…

David Platt: We’re Called to Serve Immigrants

Across this country, it seems everyone is up in arms about immigrants and refugees. Mostly,…

When Waiting on God Seems Like It Will Never End

“Patience is a virtue.” “Not one of mine,” I retorted to my friend in a…

Art Rainer on Why Financial Health Will Look Radically Different for Christians

Financial planning is the broccoli of personal growth. It’s not fun. It takes time, discipline…

Are We Allowed to Ask God Questions?

In high school, I was on the tennis team. Shortly into my first season, the…

What the Bible Really Says About Feeling Anxious

Let’s be honest here: The last few years have been a really scary. From natural…

Why the Church Needs More Troublemakers

From Martin Luther to Martin Luther King Jr, many who are considered saints or heroes…

What Does ‘Loving God With All of Your Mind’ Actually Look Like?

“Never accept and be content with unanalyzed assumptions, assumptions about the work, about the people,…

The Spiritual Legacy of MLK Jr.

The public school that my son JaiMichael attends doesn’t hold classes on the third Monday…

The RELEVANT Guide to Getting Over Your Ex

The first, and most important thing to acknowledge when you’ve been dumped is that it…

How to Talk to Your Coworkers About Christ Without Being a Jerk

At my job, I have a coworker obsessed with The Office. It’s her favorite show.…

To Find the Right Counselor, Rethink Your Idea of What a Counselor Is

The conversation around mental health has slowly drifted into the mainstream conversations, but many people…

It’s Time to Rethink How We Pray

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re sitting in your car waiting for the police…

Why We Need More Women In Ministry

Today, on International Women’s Day, we’re looking at the disturbing trend of women leaving the Church, why this is the case and what we can do to unite male and female gifts and voices together for the building of the body of Christ.

Seeking God’s Goodness When Life Seems Bad

It’s easy to believe God is good when we get our dream job, start a…

Why Friendships Are Still Vital During a Pandemic

“Social distancing” is poor phrase for what we’re going through right now. What it means is…

7 Christian Leaders Who Went FULL WOKE

Every ten years or so, the American Church picks another bogeyman to square up against.…

5 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health Today

When people think of mental health, they often think of mood disorders like depression, bipolar…

Three Prayers We Need to Stop Saying

Accidental habits are easy to form and hard to break. No one means to leave…

What We Get Wrong About Dating

One day, a blond, mountain biking, engineer, five years younger than me asked me out on a date. I’m glad I ignored my list and said yes.

Five Simple Steps to Spending More Time with God

As believers, we know how important it is to spend time with God. In fact,…

Francis Chan: Church Unity Is Not Optional

The Bible says in James 4:5, “He yearns jealously over the spirit that he has made…

Are You in a Toxic Friendship?

In the recent decade, I’ve witnessed tragic instances of broken relationships and detrimental rifts within…

Why Keeping a Sabbath Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

Sabbath is like holding a newborn for the first time for many of us. We…

A Year After January 6, the Church Still Isn’t Taking Christian Nationalism Seriously

The events of January 6 were such a jarring moment that we don’t even really…

Eight Hobbies to Pick Up in 2022

After two years of doing the same things all the time, you may be wanting…

After a Leader Falls, What Next?

[In light of Preemptive Love’s decision to sever ties with co-founders Jeremy and Jessica Courtney…

Deconstruction Isn’t the Endpoint — It’s Part of a Process

One of the difficult things about online discourse is that we’re all working with a…