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Ten CCM Songs From the ’90s That Still Slap

Music, like most everything else, doesn’t always hold up. It’s no fault of the musicians.…

Faith Doesn’t Demand Answers

If you have a number of Christian friends in your Facebook network or Twitter feed,…

Jon Acuff on How to Silence Your Inner Critic

Let’s start with something we all agree on: you and I have brains. They are…

Louie Giglio: How to Take Your Thoughts Captive

I’m a college drop out. Not because I’m not smart enough. But because when I…

The Church Needs to Rethink the ‘Proverbs 31 Woman’

Vigorous worker. Early riser. Strong and hospitable. Wise teacher. The Proverbs 31 Woman. We hold…

Yoga Pants and What the Bible Really Says About Modesty

When I started practicing yoga a couple years ago, I discovered the wonders of yoga…

Where We Go Wrong In Finding Acceptance

It’s easy to believe the false promises of drivenness: do more, be more, accumulate more…

How to Know If Your Dream Is From God

It was the beginning of my junior year in college. I was going through a…

Why Marriage Is Getting a Bad Rap

Your and my ideas of marriage are shaped by what we see or have seen…

So, You Just Graduated College. Now What?

It’s college graduation season, and as a professor, I have a front-row seat to the…

Breaking Down the Theology of Star Wars

The Star Wars canon has had a global impact. The popular space opera has changed…

You Never Marry the Right Person

In generations past, there was far less talk about “compatibility” and finding the ideal soul-mate.…

Are You Accidentally a Narcissist on Social Media?

It was shortly before church, Easter Sunday, 1993, and I was dressed to the nines.…

Judah Smith: Is Jesus Really Enough?

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

RELEVANT Recommends: ‘Rutherford Falls’

Mike Schur occupies an interesting place in modern television. The shows he’s created like The Office, Parks…

The Definitive Ranking of Super Expensive Worship Instruments

For decades, members of churches across the world have experienced a vast array of worship…

Mike Foster on Why Is It’s Hard to Move Forward in Your Twenties

The pandemic isn’t over, per se. Between the dire situation in other countries around the…

How the Church Can Take the Lead in India’s COVID-19 Crisis

Globally, the fight against COVID-19 is far from over as new variants continue to emerge…

Biblical Servanthood Is Not What You Think

In discussions on freedom and rights it is all too common to find misinterpretations of…

Lysa TerKeurst: Surviving Our Seasons of Suffering

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

13 Things Every ’90s Youth-Group-Goer Definitely Owned

The ’90s were an incredible time to grow up, especially if you happened to be…

The Trouble With ‘Being a Voice for the Voiceless’

For many teenagers raised in the church, going overseas is sort of a rite of…

Yes, You Can Know God’s Will for Your Life in Your Twenties

As a pastor, I have been asked countless times, “How do I hear from God?”…

Eating Our Way Through a Pandemic

We are living through one of the craziest times in history. This pandemic has cost…

Don’t Just ‘Serve’ The Poor

“Serve” is one of the most used Christian words. Serve, servant, service, or any of…

RELEVANT Recommends: Where to Watch All This Year’s Oscar Frontrunners

The Oscars are on Sunday, which feels weird. Didn’t we just have the Oscars? Or…

The YOLO Generation Got It Wrong. It’s Time for the YALF Generation.

Only four experiences in my life have fully lived up to expectations. That’s probably because…

As a Pro-Life, Pro-Refugee Christian, I’m Waiting on Biden to Keep His Word

I was public about my vote for Joe Biden last fall – largely motivated by…

Pixar Taught a Generation How to Have a Moral Imagination

  As a kid, all you want in the world is to be treated like…

Why Earth Day Must Matter to Christians

I am a disciple of Jesus. But if I am honest with myself, I am…

John Eldredge Says Twentysomethings Need to Spend the Coming Months in a Season of Soul Care

John Eldredge has a lot on his mind. That’s not particularly unusual for this man,…

Christian Patriarchy is Just Patriarchy

“But you only work part time?” “So how many hours does that take you away…

Eight Signs You Were in a Christian Rock Band

These days, if you want to determine whether or not a rock band is a…

4 Money Mistakes Everyone Makes

For a lot of people, money isn’t something you really learn how to use so…

Hearing God’s Voice Isn’t the Same as Obeying It

In my first semester of Bible class, the professor explained a misconception in the church…

Four Myths Too Many Christians Believe About Mental Health

“My parents don’t believe that I have depression,” a young woman disclosed to me in…

Can We Post Our Way to Peace?

Sometimes children don’t understand the word impossible. As a kid, I loved re-engineering the flow…

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…

For Christians, Sex Is About More Than Sex

When Jesus burst onto the scene, He made quite the commotion. When He saw injustice…

We Need to Relearn to Be Present

My 20-month-old son is already familiar with a variety of Apple devices. He knows (roughly)…