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The Essential 2018 Gift Guide

Stressed about finding the right gift for your picky boyfriend/girlfriend, mom and da’s “unique” tastes…

lovelytheband

There’s a good chance that by now you’ve heard the song “Broken” by lovelytheband dozens…

Televangelism: A “Greatest” Hits Guide

The Righteous Gemstones has a premise that’s probably familiar to a lot of Christians of a…

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Why You Need a Spiritual Mentor

JENNIFER KENT WAS NOT PREGNANT but felt the need for a sort of “doula.” For…

Foster the People

If you caught Foster the People on tour this summer, you may have witnessed a…

Don’t Worry About Bo Burnham

AFTER A NEAR-DECADE OF PERFORMING onstage and on the internet, Bo Burnham vanished. He stopped…

W. Kamau Bell Wants to Change the World

TWENTY YEARS AGO, W. Kamau Bell had one of the last conversations he’d ever have…

Scare Tactics

They say people died of heart attacks while watching The Exorcist. The consensus is the…

First Aid Kit

THE SODERBERG SISTERS began their musical career performing in the streets of Stockholm to earn…

Hillsong Young & Free is Back

HOW DOES A REVOLUTION STAY REVOLUTIONARY? It’s the question and curse of anything that becomes…

A Guide to Getting Out of Debt Without Hating Your Life

Just 22 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 claim to be…

It’s Official, Minorities Are the New Majority

This is kind of confusing, really. But it appears that the new majority is actually…

Cohabitation Is the New Normal

For most Americans, cohabitation is now the standard compatibility test for marriage. About two-thirds (65…

What a Master’s Degree Won’t Get You

You wake up in your swanky downtown apartment, get dressed in your favorite business-casual attire…

Are Christian Schools the Best Schools?

A pretty common assumption is that when it comes to Christian schools, you have to…

Upgrade! 5 Backpacks That Give Back

Back-to-school time isn’t just for kids. If you’re heading back to school in any form,…

How to Choose the Right Grad School

For better or worse, most people now think a four-year degree isn’t enough to get…

It’s Not Too Late to Follow Your Calling

Maybe you’re already doing exactly what you planned with your life. If you are, awesome.…

College Is Worth It, Says Economists

College isn’t cheap. On average, you’re looking at about $23,000 per year for school. That…

Are Women More Religious Than Men?

It turns out, yes. During the past several years, Pew Research has gathered a ton…

Podcast University

Podcasting is growing up. Sure, there are a gazillion podcasts on every topic imaginable, but…

The World Now Has More Refugees Than Ever

At the end of 2015, 65.3 million people around the world were refugees—internally displaced or…

Pokemon Go [Back to Church]

Within days of its launch, the mobile app Pokemon Go sent millions of smartphone-wielding pixel…

Scott Harrison

A decade ago, a rare, world-changing charity was launched by a former club promoter. Founded…

Jesus VR Is a Real Thing

Jesus Christ is coming to VR screens. The creators of Jesus VR – The Story…

Brexit Crisis

Early this summer, citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. The immediate…

A Hipster’s Guide to Football

The beginning of the college football and NFL seasons means pretty much every restaurant with…

Finally, New York Got That Breakfast Cereal Cafe No One Asked For

About 40 percent of millennials surveyed by The New York Times earlier this year said…

McConaughey on the Christian Roots of Justice

Not long after his summer blockbuster Free State of Jones came out, Matthew McConaughey explained…

Kerry Washington Lost a TV Role Because She Didn’t Sound ‘Hood’

We’ve known that Hollywood has a diversity problem. And that problem extends to roles offered…

There’s a Generation Failing to Launch

Not since the 1940s have this many young adults lived with their parents. New data…

We Nominate Aziz Ansari To Do All the Talking

Sure, we still have months before this year is over. But we’re ready to go…

Watch Out, Millennials Are Taking on Washington Next

Olympus might not be falling, but it’s definitely changing hands—probably in a dramatic way. That’s…

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Paul Janeway describes his family with a quote, fittingly, from southern historical figure Andrew Jackson:…

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Summer Guide
Why Is the U.S. Making It So Hard to Adopt?

In 2004, American families adopted nearly 23,000 children from outside the country. Last year, that…

Nearly 46 Million People Are Currently Living In Slavery

Today, more people are living in slavery than any time in recorded human history. According…

The End Of ISIS?

It just about goes without saying that the rise of ISIS is one of the…

The Key To A Long Life? Science Says It’s Regular Church Attendance

What’s the key to having a long and happy life? It may have to do…

The Price Of Millennial Happiness: $7,600

Just how much is a more fulfilling job worth for millennials? According to a new…