Voting Your Faith

Following the elections of 2017, out of the 535 sitting members of Congress, 485 are…

Derwin Gray: Cultivate a Hunger for Righteousness

I long for sad things to be untrue one day. I hunger for wrongs to…

Can America Stay Free?

In light of the presidential election, it’s important to ask ourselves what our national identity…

Wye Oak

Andy Stack is reading about dog adoption. Not just generally speaking — it’s literally what…

Judah Smith: Is Jesus Really Enough?

I found myself leading an impromptu Bible study with some unchurched people. They were in their…

The Avett Brothers Are Figuring Out Their True Selves

The Avett Brothers feel like a touring band. It’s hard to explain why but it’s…

Anxious Much?

Brian Johnson remembers when the panic attack hit. On the outside, the Bethel Music and…

The Life-Changing Power of Simple Prayers

I grew up in a home filled with music. As a kid, my mom would…

Jennie Allen: Take the Path of Most Resistance

One of the only things I can still recite from school is Robert Frost’s poem…

Priscilla Shirer: Can You Ask Too Much From God?

Among the boxes we tend to build for God—the various extents to which we believe…

Unity Doesn’t Mean Conformity

In theory, we all desire unity in the Church. We talk about reconciling our differences…

Under God: The Rise of Christian Nationalism

In July of 2019, lawmakers in South Dakota passed a new law requiring all public…

The Forgotten Art of Following

Where in the Bible does it say God commands us, as Christians, to be leaders? …

So, Why Hasn’t Jesus Come Back Yet?

Devastating wildfires. Global plagues. Unprecedented political swerves. If you’re looking for an apocalypse, there certainly…

We Need More Boring Christians

Some of us are guilty of namedropping—casually referencing famous people we know to boost our…

Making the Most of Any Relationship Status

Whatever your relationship status, relationships can be consuming. Those who lack one fixate on getting…

When It Comes to the Environment, Little Changes Do Make a Big Difference

If there is one question I am sure to get any time I speak on…

Andy Stanley: There’s More to Tithing Than Giving 10%

I was taught from an early age to give God 10 percent of everything. That…

4 Things Millennials Can Learn From Gen Z

It’s happening again. The gears of life are creaking forward, the hands of time tic…

What Good is God?

How do I get myself into these predicaments? I asked myself as the plane left…

Welcome to the New Era of RELEVANT

Well, the first part of it.  Over the last year, a lot has changed for…

Jordan Lee Dooley: Self(less) Help

At this point, you’ve probably over “self help.” While a lot of the practices sound…

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman spent a lot of his career being better than his projects. From a…

Chad Veach Wants You to Be a People Person

Are you a people person? Your answer to that question probably depends on a host…

The Rise of Maverick City Music

One of the country’s most dynamic worship music groups revels in breaking the mold. “One…

How to Deconstruct Your Faith Without Losing It

“My husband and I had lost one of our children before birth,” says Sarah Bessey,…

The United States of Privilege

Say a space alien teleports into a classroom on a college campus. “Greetings,” he says…

No Laughing Matter

In light of news that Gaffigan will be starring in a new movie about Jesus…

The Justice Roundtable

Even as “SJW” has been wielded like an insult, the term itself is useful. The…

Lauren Daigle

This feature was originally published in issue 96 of RELEVANT Magazine.  Lauren Daigle couldn’t believe…

Legend Has It

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared in March.  When John Legend stepped into the role…

A Higher Purpose?

2013 was a rough year for Craig Gross. For a decade, he’d battled excruciating headaches…

Yemen: On the Brink

Right now, more than 15 million people in Yemen are on the brink of starvation.…

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…

Dear White People (And Everyone Else)

Netflix’s Dear White People is one of pop culture’s most provocative shows. Based on a…

Life Lessons for Making an Impact

There’s a verse in Proverbs that says, “For lack of guidance a nation falls, but…

How to Become the New Spiritual You

If getting in shape was easy, then everyone would do it. That’s the thing about…

Andy Mineo’s Unfinished Business

It’s the middle of the afternoon and Andy Mineo is packing his bags in a…

HONNE

Andy Clutterbuck wants to change the way that he writes songs. Clutterbuck and his bandmate…

Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan: No Laughing Matter

If you’ve ever heard the stand-up comedy of Jim Gaffigan—which, if you have Netflix or…