The Floods Have Lifted Up Their Voice

The aftermath of Florence is extraordinary. What we have witnessed reminds us that after our many achievements, after our incredible advances in technology, medicine, transportation, communication, and other human endeavors, we are still merely mortals subject to the basest of earth's elements.

Resolving Conflict in an Explosive Culture

In this explosive culture in America, motives are challenged endlessly. Trust in relationships is not earned easily. Criticism of others is ruthless. Cynicism is applauded loudly. Leaders are under detailed scrutiny.

3 Evangelicals Walk Into a Muslim Convention

This wasn't the first time that Evangelical leaders participated in the largest annual gathering of Muslims in the United States. What was especially intriguing were the questions and comments that audience members posed. They provide a window into what everyday Muslim Americans are concerned about when it comes to their relationships with Evangelicals and conservatives.

The 'Unbroken' Story Changes Today's Challenged Teens Into World-Changers

I made the decision to read Unbroken aloud to my students. That's a hard sell these days. Especially to teens who unabashedly declare they're not fans of reading or books, but would rather spend their free time streaming shows, scrolling through social media or playing video games. I was absolutely blown away by their reaction. They were hooked, just as I had been.

What Does It Mean to Be Evangelical? And Is It Worth Defending?

I grew up viewing the term "evangelical" as a guarantee of quality. I believed that evangelicals were the most faithful and orthodox followers of Christ and that they offered the closest approximation of the New Testament church. But while I regularly used the term "evangelical" to identify "good" Christianity, I would have been hard pressed to give a concise definition of the term. So what, exactly, does it mean to be an evangelical?

Should Your Past Sins Disqualify You Today?

Supreme Court nominee Brent Kavanaugh has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman more than 35 years ago, a charge which he "categorically and unequivocally" denies. Also implicated in the charge was Kavanaugh's teen friend at that time, Mark Judge, who also denies the accusation. But what if the charges are true? Do they disqualify Kavanaugh today?

The Gospel Is the Answer to All Injustice

We live in a world of injustice. Murder, theft, racism, abuse, and oppression are all around us, and Evangelical Christians are currently involved in an internal discussion about the best way we should address such injustice in the world, based on our common Christian beliefs.

Here's a Useful Survey on Americans' Abortion Views

Public support for Roe v. Wade is a very poor metric for measuring support for legal abortion. Many Americans do not know that Roe made it remarkably difficult for states to place limits on late-term abortions, and many are unaware that reversing Roe would return abortion policy to the states.