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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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The Definitive Ranking of Christian T-Shirts

If you are a member of the Christian faith, there’s a high likelihood you have…

The Definitive Ranking of Bands From Christian Pop Punk’s Glory Days

The mid-’90s to the early years of the 2000s were an interesting time in American…

The Definitive Ranking of Insanely Awesome Christian Album Covers

The digital music revolution has, for the most part, been great for music fans. But…

Christianity’s Most Famous Beer Enthusiasts

Christians and beer have a complicated relationship. In recent decades, many conservative evangelical camps have…

6 Last-Minute Father’s Day Gifts that Give Back

Haven’t bought a gift for Father’s Day yet? Want to get your pops something different…

Six Myths Too Many Twentysomethings Believe About Purpose

Like just about everyone, you want your life to make an impact. But for twentysomethings,…

Seven Prominent Christian Thinkers Who Wrestled With Doubt

In his book, In Two Minds: The Dilemma of Doubt & How to Resolve It,…

What Your Coffee Says About Your Theology

If there’s one thing that Christians enjoy more than debating the nuances of theology, it’s…

5 Pro-Life Issues That Have Nothing to Do with Abortion

In recent weeks, pro-life advocates have released a series of disturbing and controversial videos that…

9 Things Every Effective Human Video Had

If you were ever a member of a Christian youth group, there’s a good chance…

The Before You’re 40 Bucket List

Your twenties and thirties are two of the most important decades of your life. You’re…

Jesus Never Said ‘Blessed Are the Self-Promoters’

In one of the first—and most important—messages Jesus ever delivered, He did something that helped…

6 Mind-Boggling Images That Show Our Place in Creation

No matter what your theological perspective is when it comes to the timeframe and method…

Faith Doesn’t Demand Answers

If you have a number of Christian friends in your Facebook network or Twitter feed,…

The Definitive Ranking of Super Expensive Worship Instruments

For decades, members of churches across the world have experienced a vast array of worship…

13 Things Every ’90s Youth-Group-Goer Definitely Owned

The ’90s were an incredible time to grow up, especially if you happened to be…

Eight Signs You Were in a Christian Rock Band

These days, if you want to determine whether or not a rock band is a…

4 Times ‘The Onion’ Was Right About Christian Culture

It’s been two decades since The Onion began mercilessly satirizing American culture, mass media, politics…

We Need to Relearn to Be Present

My 20-month-old son is already familiar with a variety of Apple devices. He knows (roughly)…

Eight Unexpected Faith Conversations From Pop Culture

When certain personalities get to the point of being celebrities, it’s easy for us non-famous…

11 Ways to Know You’re on Social Media Too Much

Social media is one of the most significant technological innovations of our generation. It has…

10 Early ‘00s Christian Indie Rock Albums that Still Hold Up

In the early 2000s, as the pop-punk glory days were coming to a close, a…

14 Maya Angelou Quotes about Living a Life of Purpose

Yesterday would have been the 93rd birthday of one of the nation’s finest writers. Maya…

Five Ways to Know You’re Accidentally Becoming an Internet Troll

If you’ve spent any amount of time on social media, or just reading the comment…

Showing Grace in the Era of Cultural Outrage

There’s a good chance that at this very moment, someone is saying something you will…

Five Must-Watch Films on Netflix That Can Expand Your Notion of Justice

We all know how easy it is to get sucked into the black hole of…

10 Live Worship Songs That Will Vastly Improve Your Week

Tuesdays can be kind of drag: Sure, you’ve made it through Monday, but you’ve still…

Jesus’ Flipping Tables Isn’t an Excuse for Your Online Rants

Read through enough Facebook comment threads involving Christians, and you will likely run across it:…

Why Certainty Can Be So Dangerous to Faith

“I don’t know.” You could make a case that it has become one of the…

Nine Things We Miss About Youth Group

Youth group, that time in our lives when were dealing with the awkwardness of adolescence…

8 Underrated ‘Christian’ Movies

“Christian” movies don’t exactly have the greatest reputation among film watchers. Christian cinema’s apocalyptic thrillers,…

Being ‘Wise as Serpents’ in the Era of Fake News

Truth is a big deal. In Zechariah 8:16, the prophet says, These are the things…

6 Ways to Not Let Winter Bum You Out

Winter can be really depressing. The days are shorter. The outdoors drop to nightmarishly low…

The Real War on Christmas

It happens every year. A war is declared. Retail stores, websites and even coffee chains…

All Christians Should Oppose the Death Penalty

Late Thursday, Brandon Bernard was executed for his role in a double murder that took…

11 Stats That Will Change the Way You Think About Consumerism

This weekend, consumers will spend hundreds of millions of dollars purchasing flat screen TVs, early…

The Danger of Partisan Christianity

Refugees. Gun violence. Planned Parenthood. Tensions in Israel. Climate change. The Black Lives Matter movement.…

15 Chesterton Quotes That Will Shape Your Faith

Ask many contemporary Christian thinkers who most influenced their attitudes about faith, and they’ll likely…

13 Ideas for Your Next Christian Tattoo

The first response you’re likely to get when you announce your intentions to get a…

For King & Country on Making Music for ‘the Lonely Generation’

Joel and Luke Smallbone, better known as the pop dup For King & Country, aren’t…