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  • Despite COVID-19, Evangelicals Mobilize for Mission in Europe

    In challenging circumstances, European evangelicals share a message of hope. As the coronavirus pandemic continues its relentless march across the world, Europe battles a frightening second wave. New lockdowns, overwhelmed…

  • Listening to Podcasts Makes Us Better Preachers

    How the popular audio genre can help pastors fine-tune sermon preparation and delivery. Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend may seem like odd preparation for preaching. But I’ve found the podcast…

  • 7 Bible Verses About False Teachers, Pastors And Prophets

    Today, there may be more false teachers or pastors than biblically solid ones, so here are 7 Bible verses about false teachers to help you spot sinister ministers. 2 Corinthians…

  • How to Live the Bible — Joy During Stressful Times

    This is the one-hundred-thirty-third lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along…

  • Bethlehem’s Inns Are Empty This Christmas

    Tourism to the biblical city celebrated as Jesus’ birthplace remains halted with West Bank under lockdown. The coronavirus has cast a pall over Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, all but shutting…

  • The 4 Main Themes People Engaged With the Bible in 2020 on Bible Gateway

    Critical news events of 2020 corresponded with extreme spikes in keyword/keyphrase searches of the Bible over 2019 on Bible Gateway—the world’s most visited Christian website—and can be grouped into the…

  • Five Radical Truths about Your Body

    By Dr. Rick Warren The Christian family I grew up in attended church services every week. I have listened to thousands of sermons on what God has to say about…

  • God Pops Up: Southeast Asia

    When the government blocked his Christian radio station, Chanda had to find another way to spread the good news of Jesus. His answer came on a microchip. This strategic work…

  • Why The Pastor’s Wife Is Essential To The Pastorate

    A pastor cannot do all he can do without his wife, so read why the pastor’s wife plays an essential role in the pastorate. The Better Half A pastor cannot do…

  • Advent: Living Hope

    Advent devotional readings from Christianity Today. What does it mean to have hope amid trying times? Hope is more than a feeling; it isn’t simply being perpetually optimistic or having…