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Jesse Carey is a mainstay on the weekly RELEVANT Podcast and member of RELEVANT's executive board. He lives in Virginia Beach with his wife and two kids.

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Jen Hatmaker: How to Survive a Holiday Dinner With People You Don’t Agree With

A few years back, Saturday Night Live aired a sketch that became an instant classic.…

Voting Your Faith

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

How Not to Talk About Politics

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversations with the average voter.” Those were…

Anxious Much?

Brian Johnson remembers when the panic attack hit. On the outside, the Bethel Music and…

Jordan Lee Dooley: Self(less) Help

At this point, you’ve probably over “self help.” While a lot of the practices sound…

Legend Has It

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in March.  When John Legend stepped into the role…

Matt Chandler: Here’s Why Lent Still Matters

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran in 2017. In the six weeks between Ash Wednesday…

Cory Asbury: ‘God Is Vulnerable. That’s the Beauty of God’

Cory Asbury’s “Reckless Love” has become a modern touchstone in worship music — beloved around the…

Review: ‘1917’ Is Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

Union General William Sherman is credited with coining one of the most well-known phrases about…

‘The Babylon Bee’ Is Beefing With CNN Over Criticism That Their ‘Satire’ Is Tricking People

Recently, the Christian satire site The Babylon Bee posted an article titled, “Democrats Call for…

Theologian Wayne Grudem’s Takedown of ‘Christianity Today’s Anti-Trump Piece Misses the Point

This week, theologian Wayne Grudem penned a piece called, “Trump Should Not Be Removed from…

How the Alabaster Team Reimagined the Bible

Alabaster creates books and Bible collections like most people have never seen before. They are…

Did Jerry Falwell Jr. Make Up a Pete Buttigieg Quote to Justify His New Think Tank?

Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University, and Charlie Kirk, the pro-Trump activist and…

So, James Dobson Still Wants ‘Further Clarification’ About Why Chick-fil-A Is Giving Millions to New Charities

This whole Chick-fil-A thing isn’t going away. This week James Dobson, the founder of Focus…

85,000 People Signed a Petition for a Chicken Restaurant to Clarify Its Stand on ‘Biblical Teaching’

The controversy surrounding Chick-fil-A just won’t stop spiraling. Earlier this week, the fast food chain…

This Jeffery Epstein Church Sign Is Terrible

Church signs occupy a weird place in modern culture. Though the marquees outside of churches…

What the Bible Says About How to Treat Refugees

Immigration continues to be one of the most politically polarizing issues in America. The topic…

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…

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 10 Most Audacious Copyright-Skirting Christian Parody Shirts

There’s a famous quote that reads, “Preach the Gospel at all times. When necessary, use words.”…

Why the Book of Romans Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Dr. Scot McKnight thinks we’ve been reading Romans all wrong. As the professor of New…

Pete Holmes on How Writing Can Be a Spiritual Experience

If you’ve seen HBO’s Crashing, than you’re already familiar with the story of comedian Pete…

Report: Kaepernick Convinced Nike to Pull ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Shoes Because of Racial Implications

This week, Nike was reportedly planning on releasing a new, special-themed shoe for July 4…

Should Christians Own Nice Things?

There’s an interesting tension arising among socially conscious consumers—especially Christians. We are living in an…

What God Thinks About How Children Should Be Treated

This week, a national debate has arisen following revelations about government camps housing migrant children.…

Why Is Jerry Falwell Jr. So Upset that Dr. Russell Moore Spoke Out Against the Conditions Facing Migrant Children?

As you may have recently read, lawyers and doctors who have been able to visit…

Scientists Did an Experiment with 17,000 ‘Lost’ Wallets to Test People’s Honesty. The Results Shocked Them

A team of researchers recently conducted a global experiment to see how honest people were,…

Louie Giglio Explains the Truth That Might Change Your Relationship with God

In his latest book, Louie Giglio sets out to do something extremely bold: He wants…

How Becoming a ‘Tree-Hugger’ Can Change Your Faith

Dr. Matthew Sleeth loves trees. Not just because they are beautiful, but because he believes…

Kings Kaleidoscope on How to Move Past Deconstructing Your Faith

This April saw Kings Kaleidoscope release their fifth studio album, Zeal, a concept album of…

Steph Curry and Unanimous Media Want to Change How You Think About Faith Movies

NBA star Steph Curry co-founded Unanimous Media because he believes stories can reflect and change…

Trump Retweeted Falwell’s ‘Reparations’ Comment, Now Says He’s Owed an Extra Two Years in Office

Recently, Liberty University founder and ardent Trump supporter Jerry Falwell Jr. took to Twitter to…

CNN’s Van Jones on Jesus and Why Culture Needs More Empathy

The Redemption Project is unlike any show you’ve ever seen. In the show, host Van Jones…

TBT: Remembering the Cringiest Sports Song Ever Written, Scott Stapp’s ‘Marlins Will Soar’

Spring is here, and so is a new season of Major League Baseball. And what…

Ted Cruz Will Host a Hearing to See if Twitter Messed With ‘Unplanned’s Account

This week, the Senate will host a hearing called “Stifling Free Speech: Technology Censorship and…

ESPN Analyst Maria Taylor on Faith and Fighting for Diversity in Sports

Maria Taylor is a busy person. In addition to being an ESPN college sports analyst, co-host…

Nate Bargatze on Faith, Comedy and His New Netflix Special

Nate Bargatze is blowing up. He’s been a regular on late shows for years, and…

An Emotional Katy Perry Tells ‘Idol’ Contestant How Her Church Supported Her as a Young Artist

On a recent episode of American Idol, a contestant who goes by “Kai the Singer” opened up…