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The Justice Roundtable

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

Lauren Daigle

This feature was originally published in issue 96 of RELEVANT Magazine.  Lauren Daigle couldn’t believe…

A Higher Purpose?

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

Something Needs to Change

We live in a world of urgent spiritual and physical need. Half of the world’s…

Yemen: On the Brink

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

Malcolm Gladwell Wants to Change How You See the World

Years ago, a young medical resident was asked to talk to a patient suffering from…

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…

Andy Mineo’s Unfinished Business

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

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…

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…

CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD

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

The Culture Roundtable

The first issue of RELEVANT debuted in March 2003 and included an article that said,…

The Life Roundtable

Every generation has struggled with what it means to live with intention. Timeless virtues like…

The Faith Roundtable

Since the beginning, RELEVANT has believed the future of the Church is bright—that God has…

lovelytheband

There’s a good chance that by now you’ve heard the song “Broken” by lovelytheband dozens…

Televangelism: A “Greatest” Hits Guide

The Righteous Gemstones has a premise that’s probably familiar to a lot of Christians of a…

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Paul Janeway describes his family with a quote, fittingly, from southern historical figure Andrew Jackson:…

Rooney Mara

The first thing Rooney Mara had to do as the lead in Mary Magdalene was…

Ben Higgins Has a Proposal

Years before his face was on a billboard in Times Square and 27 women were…

You Can’t Save the World Until You’ve Saved Yourself

When Erwin McManus was diagnosed with cancer, his ministry took on a new urgency. As…

Judah & the Lion

On the second track of their new album, Pep Talks, Judah & the Lion frontman…

A House Divided

For almost all her life, things between Katie Loveland and her father, Hal, were good.…

The Japanese House

Amber Bain is not given to distance. In her songwriting and even in conversation, there’s…

How to Get Into the Best Mental Health Shape of Your Life

What if we viewed mental health like fitness, and approached how we shore up our…

Hillsong United

When Joel Houston arrived at the dilapidated house in a remote part of the Scottish…

Taraji P. Henson

Many of Taraji P. Henson’s characters are not, as she would put it, “morally correct.”…

Heaven & Sell

If you regularly use social media, there’s a reasonably good chance you’ve encountered it. A…

Hale Yes.

Photo Credit: Leisa Cole   It was about 20 years ago when Tony Hale had…

Steph Curry Is on a Mission

There was a moment in the days following the shooting at Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanuel AME…

Joel McHale’s Rise to the Bottom

After a joke about heroin, another joke about cocaine, a suppressed F-word, an unsuppressed F-word…

The Search for More

One of Chance the Rapper’s great strengths is his ability to maintain the semblance of…

Bryan and Katie Torwalt: Out of the Darkness

For the first time in their 10 years as worship artists, pastors and members of…

How to Actually Make Friends in Your 20’s

Most kids find their best friend like this: One kid on the bus sees another…

State of Fear

In October 2018, a hypothetical question was posed by Wang Yi, the pastor of Early Rain…

Maggie Rogers Really Means It

Is it hard to be a young, successful musician? It’s difficult for those outside of that…

The Breakup Handbook

The scene that never grows old is the breakup bit from Say Anything. Even if you’ve…

Killer Mike

How many life acts can one guy get? At this point, you could be forgiven…