Contemporary Issues

It’s Time to Dethrone the Gospel of Self

It’s Time to Dethrone the Gospel of Self

These days we’re all about self, says Jen Oshman. Our obsession with ourselves has bled into our Christian culture. It’s time we change that.

Four Reasons Christians Should Engage with the News

Four Reasons Christians Should Engage with the News

With the news so often being depressing, should we even read or watch? Former intelligence officer Nancy Bynum says yes. Here’s why.

When You Don’t Understand Their Pain

When You Don’t Understand Their Pain

What if we don’t understand the complexities of foster care, miscarriage, abusive marriages, or a host of other situations?

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Sharing Online

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Sharing Online

Sharing a story online seems so benign that we don’t often think about it, says Brianna Lambert. But we should. Here are some questions to ask before you share.

Three Temptations to Bail On Church—and One Big Reason Not To

Three Temptations to Bail On Church—and One Big Reason Not To

Stephen R. Morefield has seen churches hurting Christians and Christians hurting the church. How do we deal with these disappointing realities? Should we stay or go?

The Passing of the American Church

The Passing of the American Church

The tragedy of the decline of the American church cannot be limited only to the lives of practicing Christians, says Jake Meador. The effects reach far beyond that.