Jon English Lee: 6 Thoughts for Introverted Pastors and Leaders

Contrary to what some around me might think, I love people. I love to sit and watch people interact. I love to listen to...

Timothy Isaiah Cho: 5 Signs of Spiritual Abuse

As someone who has been on the receiving end of severe, unrepentant spiritual abuse from Christian leadership, I want to begin by saying that it...

Daniel Im: The Hidden Theology and History of ‘O Come, O Come Emmanuel’

If anyone had a side hustle or a gig, it was the Anglican priest and hymn writer John Mason Neale. Neale (1818-1866) not only founded a nursing...

How to Have a Full Christmas Season: Be Careful, Prayerful, Thoughtful, and Peaceful

The Christmas season is filled with opportunities to celebrate some of the greatest gifts of this life—the coming of Christ into our world, the...

5 Simple Ways to Share Christ This Christmas

by Greg Stier Christmas is one of the holidays where engaging others in a Gospel conversation can be easier and more natural. It is a time of sharing laughter,...

Dealing With Depression in Ministry

Sam’s Story I was there the week it happened. His wife asked to see me. Tearfully, she told me that he had walked into the...

Tamera Mowry Housley to Release a Christian Album in 2019

https://youtu.be/KF8tsXHDLJk The Real talk show host, Tamera Mowry Housley, may be mourning the recent death of her niece, Alaina Housley, 18, but she isn’t letting...

Musician & Pastor John P. Kee’s Charity Efforts Being Overshadowed by Song-Stealing Controversy With...

Gospel music legend, Pastor John P. Kee, is rallying people nationwide to join his shoe drive for the homeless. But his God-honoring charitable efforts...

Beth Hanson: What Is Advent and Why Is It Important?

As we gear up for Christmas, Advent reminds us to wait and pray for our Savior Jesus Christ to come again. If you’re totally confused...

Survey Shows Less Americans Link Christmas to Christ; Apologist Predicts Number Will Keep Dropping

A survey shows a noticeable decline in Americans linking Christmas to the birth of Jesus, and a Christian apologist predicts that number will keep...

How You Can Reuse or Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Environmentally conscious consumers often ask me whether a real Christmas tree or an artificial one is the more sustainable choice. As a horticulture and forestry...

New Novel Explores What It’s Like to Be a Christian in Egypt

Shady Lewis Botros says his recently published novel — “Ways of the Lord” — can be broadly viewed as an attempt to answer one...

Heather Rice-Minus: First Step Act Recognizes That Prisoners Are Made in God’s Image Too

Prisons in America are usually out of sight and out of mind. But this week, the hopes and dreams of some 180,000 men and women...

Prominent Evangelicals Share Stories of Sexual Abuse at Wheaton Summit

For popular Bible teacher Beth Moore, the church always has been a safe harbor. That was especially true when she was growing up. Church was...

Why ‘Silent Night’ and the Stories Around It Endure 200 Years Later

It was the night before Christmas, and not a creature was stirring. Except for the mice at St. Nicholas Church in Oberndorf, Austria, who were busy...

Petition Calls for Pulling of Movie Poster Depicting Deadpool as Jesus; Calls It ‘Religious...

A new petition is calling for the pulling of a Deadpool movie poster that depicts the antihero as Jesus Christ. The poster for the film Once Upon A...

Joseph Tobias: Christmas Bondage and Christ’s Liberation

A CNN headline posted to Facebook reads, “Tyler Perry paid off more than $430,000 in layaways ahead of Christmas.” Curious, I went to the comments section, where...

Myles Werntz: The Violence of Christmas

In Christmas displays across the country, the meek and mild baby Jesus appears alongside his beleaguered parents with angels singing, shepherds adoring and cows...

Houston-Area Latino Baptist Association Broadens Its Vision

The Asociación Bautista Latino Americana knows its efforts now can prepare Houston-area churches for better outcomes later. With expectations Hispanics will make up 60 percent of Houston’s...

Eric Black: Who’s Responsible for the Kind of Church You Are?

I offer the following thoughts in the spirit of Andy Rooney, longtime commentator on CBS’s 60 Minutes. I had a rather annoying experience today. My wife and...