Books

Racial Justice is a Lifestyle, Not an Agenda Item

Fighting racism does not consist of a set of isolated actions that you take; rather…

Louie Giglio on How to Take Every Thought Captive

In talking to Louie Giglio, it’s easy to see why he’s built such a reputation…

Dr. Derwin Gray: The Forgotten Practice of Lament Might Just Be a Key to Happiness

Lamenting the way things are is tied to longing for the way things ought to…

Lysa TerKeurst: Surviving Our Seasons of Suffering

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare…

Levar Burton Says It’s Not ‘Cancel Culture’ — It’s ‘Consequence Culture’

Iconic TV star and Jeopardy! guest host to-be Levar Burton popped up on The View recently…

RELEVANT Recommends: ‘Crying in H Mart’ by Michelle Zauner and More Spring Reads

Michelle Zauner is already a known quantity on the indie music scene. As Japanese Breakfast,…

Rachel Hollis Compared Herself to Harriet Tubman and Things Get Messier From There

Rachel Hollis is a very successful author whose career has largely glanced off a surprising…

Jen Hatmaker on Disagreeing With What She Once Wrote

Nearly 10 years ago, Jen Hatmaker published 7, which she called “an experimental mutiny against…

Five Books That Will Challenge Your Ideas About Race in America

It’s become abundantly clear that a post-racial America is only a dream and that more…

The Controversy Behind Dane Ortlund’s ‘Gentle and Lowly’ Explained

In 2020, Dane Ortlund’s Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers became a…

7 Books That Will Help You Care for the Poor

My curious nature and appetite for reading led me to a career in journalism, and…

‘What Is God Like?’, a Children’s Book Co-Authored by Rachel Held Evans, Will Be Released

On Wednesday, Penguin Random House announced that Rachel Held Evans had begun work on a…

RELEVANT Recommends: ‘Dusk Night Dawn’ by Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott has had an interesting writing career. She came up in the early ‘00s…

Jamie Ivey: Want to Be Like Jesus? Start By Serving Like Him.

I grew up seeing both of my grandmothers serve their husbands quite well. And I…

So Has Dr. Seuss Actually Been Canceled or What?

If you have an internet connection in 2021, you have probably heard some chatter about…

Is Your Bookshelf Racist?

My dream has always been to live in a house full of books. I saw…

Six Books You Probably Should Have Read By Now

People think a lot of things about God. Christians, skeptics and atheists alike all have…

A New Movie About C.S. Lewis’ Early Life and Religious Conversion Is in the Works

A new film depicting C.S. Lewis’ dramatic journey from atheism to Christianity is happening. The…

The Faith Story Behind the Hilarious @HonestToddler Twitter Account

Over on social media, @HonestToddler is Twitter royalty. It started out in 2012 as a…

Change the Way You Read the Bible

This is it. Finally. This is the year you’re going to read the Bible cover…

Mark Batterson: How Changing Your Perspective Could Change Your Life

If you do little things like they’re big things, God will do big things like…

Liz Bohannon: “Stop Trying to ‘Find Your Passion’”

I wonder if you’ve ever felt the same pang of insecurity and shame that comes…

Captain America Creator’s Son to the D.C. Rioters: Cap Would Not Be on Your Side

While a great deal of attention has been paid to the nauseating examples of Christian…

Bianca Juarez Olthoff on the Power of Prayers of ‘Lovingkindness’

“I’ll pray for you,” I said to Nicole on the way out of church. It’s…

Is Too Much Expertise Bad For Leadership?

In 1990, a famous study was conducted by a Stanford student named Elizabeth Newton. She…

Beth Moore on How to Handle Your Spiritual Coming-of-Age

There is a coming-of-age for fruit-bearing Jesus-followers. At some point in your growth in the…

Jamie Ivey: Learning How To Be You

Jamie Ivey is an author, speaker and podcaster living in Austin, Texas. Her new book…

12 Fiction Books That Will Shape Your Theology

 When we think about the role of reading in our spiritual formation, we generally think…

How the Alabaster Team Reimagined the Bible

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

Jesus Never Promised an Easy Life

Recently, I met with a couple who had been married for 20 years. A few…

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…

The Best Books for Your Spiritual Growth Based on Your Enneagram Type

Our goal as Christ-followers is to resemble Him more and more. But sometimes as we study…

Sexual Abuse Survivor Advocate Rachael Denhollander Discusses Her New Memoir, ‘What Is a Girl Worth’

Rachael Denhollander gained national attention for her testimony in the case against Larry Nasser, a…

Toni Morrison Was Baptized a Catholic and Was Moved by the ‘Beauty’ of Pope Francis

On Monday, America lost one of its finest and most vital voices when author Toni Morrison…

A Reminder That Those ‘Animorphs’ Books Were a Dark Parable of Why War Is Hell

In 2019, if you know the Animorphs at all, it’s probably through their infamous covers, which have…

Read the Aftermath of What Happened After ‘The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven’ Said He Made It All Up

Slate journalist Ruth Graham has written a lengthy deep dive into the very sad aftermath…

Bestselling Author R.O. Kwon On Why She Stopped Believing in God

Not many first-time authors can also call themselves bestselling authors, but most writers are not…

One Book that Will Change the Way You ‘Unplug’ From Your Phone

In A Reader’s Guide to 2019, RELEVANT contributor Sharon McKeeman takes you through 2019 book by book,…

Bono Discussed His Love for Narnia, ‘The Message’ Bible and Other Books On ‘The Today Show’

U2’s Bono was recently a guest on The Today Show. He sat down for a…

Following Her Death, Rachel Held Evans’ ‘Searching For Sunday’ Is on the NYT Bestseller List

Rachel Held Evans, the beloved Christian author who passed away on May 4 after a…