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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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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…

Christianity’s Most Famous Beer Enthusiasts

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

13 Ideas for Your Next Christian Tattoo

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

7 Prominent Christian Thinkers Who Wrestled With Doubt

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

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…

6 Myths Too Many Twentysomethings Believe About Purpose

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

Is the Satanic Temple Right?

Editor’s note: This piece originally ran in 2016. This week, The Satanic Temple is back…

11 Resolutions Everyone Should Consider Making Next Year

We’ve all done it: Made resolutions to work out regularly, to stick to a budget,…

Mumford & Sons’ 10 Best Songs About Wrestling with Faith

This week, Mumford & Sons released first new song off their upcoming album Delta. Like…

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…

14 Maya Angelou Quotes about Living a Life of Purpose

Today would have been the 90th birthday of one of the great poets of our…

15 Things to Start Doing By the Time You’re 30

First off, nothing magical happens when you turn 30. That sounds dumb, but it’s worth…

Christians Need to Lighten Up

If you start typing the words “Why are Christian …” into the Google search field,…

Does the World Really Need Another Nonprofit?

When Liz Bohannon traveled to Uganda in the summer of 2011, she knew she wanted…

The Scary Truth About Your Halloween Candy

Editor’s Note: This piece originally ran in 2014, but as “Fortune” has noted, child labor…

Meet the Christians Who Take a ‘Martyr’s Oath’

Any way you look at it, tens of thousands of Christians die for their faith…

The Scary Truth Behind the Appeal of ‘Lore’

It’s safe to call the Lore podcast a phenomenon. The show focuses the real, often…

Everything You Think About the Afterlife Might be Wrong

If you grew up in church, there’s a good chance you were taught a pretty…

LANY Has Arrived

Paul Klein is exhausted. After releasing four acclaimed EPs over the last two years, his band…

Augmented Reality Might Just Change the World

There’s a world around us few can see. It exists alongside our physical reality. It…

The Crash of Pete Holmes

There’s a scene in the very first episode of the HBO comedy Crashing where the main…

6 Facts You Need to Know About Refugee Resettlement

A recent executive order signed by President Donald J. Trump, which temporarily bans refugees and…

How 2016 Changed Everything for Lecrae

On Friday, Lecrae released his a brand new song called “Blessings” featuring a collaboration with…

Watch the ‘Stranger Things’ Cast Speak Out on Protecting the ‘Disenfranchised and the Marginalized’

Last night, Stranger Things took home the Screen Actors Guild award for best ensemble cast,…

8 Things Coming to Netflix in February That You Need to Know About

It’s that time of month, Netflix is releasing their list of new shows and movies…

6 Things We Learned From the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes is one of Hollywood’s only watchable award shows. Though the trophy itself…

People Claim to Have Seen a Mysterious Movie That Never Existed

This is one of the strangest internet stories you will likely ever read: There are…

11 Things Coming to Netflix in January That You Need to See

Netflix has just revealed which new TV shows and movies are coming to the platform…

17 Movies We Can’t Wait to See in 2017

There were some really great movies in 2016, but as the year winds down and…

No, the Crackdown on Fake News Isn’t Censorship

Last week, Facebook announced that it would be taking steps to prevent its users from…

Heartbreaking Video of Aleppo Orphans: ‘We Want to Live. We Want Peace’

A group of orphans in Aleppo have created a moving and heartbreaking video, begging for…