Books

Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson Will Both Be Captain America in Marvel Comics

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s official. The name “Captain America” will…

12 Novels That Can Shape Your Spiritual Life

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

Remembering Anne Rice’s Long, Complicated, Ultimately Triumphant Spiritual Struggle

Beloved horror novelist Anne Rice passed away on Saturday following complications from a stroke. The…

A Man’s Rape Conviction Was Cleared After a Netflix Producer Noted Flaws While Making a Movie About the Case

The rape conviction at the center of Alice Sebold’s 1981 memoir Lucky has been overturned after a…

Dr. Hillary McBride on Living an Embodied Life

Our culture is obsessed with bodies. From Instagram influencers who push diet pills to entire…

The Gospel According to Frank Peretti: How an Unlikely Author Sold Christians on Horror

When I was a kid, horror movies weren’t part of my pop culture diet. Like…

Superman’s ‘Truth, Justice and the American Way’ Motto Is Getting an Update

Superman’s got a lot of catchphrases. “Up, up and away.” “This is a job for…

Eight Books to Add to Your Fall Reading List

Nothing says fall is here like cozying up with a fuzzy blanket, a warm cup…

LeVar Burton’s ‘Reading Rainbow’ Will Be Explored in a New Documentary: ‘Butterfly in the Sky’

Take a look! LeVar Burton may have gotten unjustly passed over as a Jeopardy! host (and we…

Bianca Juarez Olthoff: Don’t Just Pray For People; Be the Answer to Their Prayers

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

Daniel and Eugene Levy Will Publish a ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Book This Fall

“Ew, David — you’re writing a book?”  That’s right, Schitt’s Creek fans. Our favorite father-son…

An Award-Winning Christian Romance Novel Is Drawing Fire for ‘Romanticizing’ Indigenous Genocide

Christian romance isn’t really known for controversy. How much controversy can there really be in…

Rachel Held Evans’ Final Book, ‘Wholehearted Faith’, Is Now Available For Preorder

Before her shocking and tragic death in 2019, beloved author Rachel Held Evans had started…

The RELEVANT Summer Reading Guide

For most of us, this is going to be the summer of fun. Road trips…

Who Really Said ‘When Fascism Comes to America, It Will Be Wrapped in the Flag and Carrying a Cross’?

Last weekend, Pastor Robert Jeffress’ First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, held its annual Freedom…

RELEVANT Recommends: ‘God Spare the Girls’ by Kelsey McKinney

Before Kelsey McKinney was a journalist covering sports over at Defector, she was a self-described…

Meet the 1990s Marvel Christian Superhero Disney Doesn’t Want You to Know About

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is ready to get weird. After spending the last decade rolling…

Japanese Breakfast’s Excellent Memoir ‘Crying in H Mart’ Is Going to Be a Movie

Michelle Zauner is better known as Japanese Breakfast — the stage name for her indie…

That Lee Greenwood ‘God Bless the USA’ Bible Can’t Find Publisher

A new specialty Bible based on Lee Greenwood’s lyrics to “God Bless the USA” and…

Why ‘Back to Normal’ Might Not Be Your Best Post-Pandemic Option

On the other side of a pandemic is normal. That’s been the deal since we…

Why Relationships Fail (And What You Can Do to Avoid It)

People generally think they can do more than they can actually do. We think we…

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ll be sharing one of our top ten most popular posts of 2021…

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
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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…