Evangelical Christianity

Simon Gathercole on the Historical Reliability of the Geography in the Gospels

In his 1993 book on <i>The Roman Near East</i> published by Harvard University Press, Fergus Millar—now emeritus professor of ancient history at Oxford …

Apologetics

Confronting the Lies when Suffering Leaves You Lonely

<i>This sponsored post was provided by Sarah Walton for Hope When It Hurts.</i><p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>Many roads of suffering are incredibly lonely ones.<p>I …

Mental Health

Prophetic Word: 'I Am About to Do a 7-Day Turnaround'

Christianity

Reading the Book Acknowledgments

I know I am odd, but I almost cannot imagine reading a book and not wanting to read the author’s acknowledgments. Even in the most technical of books …

Christianity

A La Carte (March 27)

Today’s Kindle deals include several good titles from Crossway, plus a good one from Tim Keller.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>“Bashir Mohammad, 25, fought …

Theology

Young, Restless, and Reformed in China

In August 2015, a Reformed pastor in China nailed 95 theses to his website.<p>The pastor was Wang Yi, a former human-rights attorney and now leader of …

Theology

Where’s Waldo?

<i>Where’s Waldo?</i> is a wonderful game to play with children. Of course, many adults like it too. The lanky and goofy Waldo is hiding in plain sight amid …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Case for Hope from a Former Obama Staffer

If you asked me what the American republic needs most right now, at least at the human level, I would say: “more Democrats like Michael Wear.” And if …

Faith

Confident Contentment

Confident Contentment<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Psalm 143:10<p>When Christ becomes our central focus—our reason for existence—contentment …

Christianity

The Hidden Strength of a Weak Mother (Christian Men and Their Godly Moms)

You may have heard the phrase before: Behind every great man there’s a great woman. Like most maxims, it is generally true, even if not universally …

Christianity

8 Rules for Growing in Godliness

By the end of first grade, every child has learned to grow a plant. They fill a cup with soil and press a seed into it. They pour water over their …

Christianity

If Facebook Tempts You

With the news from Wall Street that Facebook is going public, we can be confident the social media giant aims to stay around for a while. And why …

Social Media

Weekend A La Carte (March 25)

Today’s Kindle deals include just Tolkien’s Roverandom which will likely appeal mostly to hard-core fans.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>Logos users will …

Christianity

Abandon the Reformation, Abandon the Gospel

So when the devil throws your sins in your face and declares that you deserve death and hell, tell him this: “I admit that I deserve death and hell, …

How C. S. Lewis Put the Ontological Argument for God in Narnia

One of my favorite passages in all of literature is Puddleglum’s response to the Lady of the Green Kirtle in <i>The Silver Chair</i>. The Lady (an evil …

Christianity

Help Me Follow Jesus

June 9, 2017 to June 10, 2017 |<p><b>June 9, 2017:</b> 7:00pm – 9:00pm• <b><br>June 10, 2017:</b> 9:00am – 5:00pm<p>Location: 3420 W. Peoria Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona …

Theology

From God's Vantage Point

From God's Vantage Point<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Psalm 139:3<p>For Christmas one year we bought our children what was called "Ant City." This …

Christianity

Ask Me Anything

Ask Me Anything is an opportunity for you to submit questions that are related or unrelated to things I’ve written, and for me to take a shot at …

Theology

Rule #1: Trust the Means of Grace (8 Rules for Growing in Godliness)

The great goal of the Christian life is to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. The Christian longs to be influenced by Christ to such an …

Christianity

UN Leader's Support for Jewish Temple a 'Breath of Fresh Air'

JERUSALEM, Israel – After years of denying the historic Jewish connection to Israel, U.N. Secretary General António Guterres' statements confirming a …

Israel

A La Carte (March 24)

Sadly, there’s not much to tell you about Kindle deals today.<p>Sponsor<p>Show Your Support<p>However, anyone who loves commentaries will want to check out …

John Piper

East Meets West

Mart DeHaanRomans 14:1–12 Who are you to judge someone else’s servant? Romans 14:4When students from Southeast Asia met a teacher from North America, …

Christianity

The Country Where Sacrificing Children Is a Thriving Business

<i>WARNING: Some of the content in this report is disturbing and will be unsuitable for younger viewers.</i><p>KAMPALA, Uganda – Each year hundreds of Ugandan …

Christianity

Prophetic Word: 'My Roof-Tearing Angels Have Been Released'

<b>Spiritual Weather Forecast: A Writer's Storm Is Coming!</b><p>I just read the late breaking news on the winter storm approaching the East Coast, where I …

Christianity

To Preach Like Luther, You Must Listen Like Luther

Martin Luther’s commandeering of the print medium to spread his call for reform has won much attention from scholars. Printers took a gamble on the …

Rising 'Deaths of Despair' Among Lower-Educated, Middle-Aged Whites

Death rates are rising among middle-aged whites with a high school dipoloma or less.

Addiction

The Intellectual in Canada Who Unmasked Political Idolatry in America

<b>Editors’ note:</b> Taking the advice of C. S. Lewis, we want to help our readers “keep the clean sea breeze of the centuries blowing through our minds,” …

Democracy

Unity and Humility

Unity and Humility<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Psalm 133:1<p>Do you realize how closely unity and humility are tied together? One breeds the other; …

Christianity

Image Management

Sheridan VoyseyIsaiah 43:1–9 You are precious and honored in my sight, and . . . I love you. Isaiah 43:4To celebrate Winston Churchill’s eightieth …

Christianity

Coming to TGC17? Don’t Miss These Events!

The Gospel Coalition’s 2017 National Conference is right the around the corner. In addition to plenary talks and workshops, we’re proud to host a …

Theology