Israelites vs. Hebrews

Israelites vs. Hebrews vs. Jews . . . ? (Jason Staples)

What do we mean when we say that “Jesus was a Jew?” How do we understand the terms Israelites vs….

Christianity in Palestine

Growing Up Christian in the Gaza Strip (Khalil Sayegh)

In this week’s episode, Khalil Sayegh shares his experience as a Palestinian Christian. Though they share a people and a…

Book of Revelation

Revelation 101: Leaving Behind Left Behind (Jason Staples)

“This is a revelation of how things are, not so much how things have been.” -Jason Staples Modern Christians reading…

Cloud raining on a piggy bank

Would Moses Forgive Student Debt? (Michael Rhodes)

The Biden Administration’s recent student debt forgiveness act in the U.S. has sparked conversations—many of them heated—about the nature of…

A Jewish View of the Afterlife in the Hebrew Bible

A Jewish View of the Afterlife in the Hebrew Bible (Jeremiah Unterman)

For Christians accustomed to certain ideas of heaven and hell, other views of the afterlife in Scripture may seem strange….

Institutions in the Bible

Thinking Biblically about Institutions (Ari Lamm)

The Bible tells stories about individuals, families, and nations. But it also tells stories about institutions—the chosen and unchosen social…

The Bonhoeffer of Africa

The Bonhoeffer of Ethiopia (Abeneazer Urga)

Amid persecution from the Marxist state and a fragmented Ethiopian church, Gudina Tumsa became a figure who advocated a holistic…

Celebrities for Jesus

The Dangers of Celebrity in the Church (Katelyn Beaty)

We live in a fame-saturated culture. Celebrity figures run our largest corporations, media entities, and megachurches. But the characteristics of…

Trauma and the Church

Forming Trauma-Safe Churches (Scott Harrower and Joshua Cockayne)

We hear the word “trauma” a lot today—but what does it really mean? For Christians who have experienced horrific, overwhelming,…