A webinar about the facts, falsehoods, and theological implications of critical race theory—and the way forward for the church. With hysteria and misinformation swirling all around it, critical race theory has become nearly impossible to discuss without stirring up ideological fears and partisan divisions. Yet many believe its ideas must be responded to if the church is ever going to take seriously issues of diversity, justice, and racial reconciliation. Join Christianity Today’s Russell Moore and a diverse panel of evangelical leaders as they explore the facts, falsehoods, and theological implications of critical race theory. Our Panelists Nathan Cartagena Nathan is…

Frank I. Williams of the Bronx is optimistic the convention can continue to address racism and promote diversity—if leaders like him commit to being part of the solution. When pastor Frank I. Williams thinks about diversity in the majority-white Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), he sees signs of encouragement and hope. Over his ministry career, the New York preacher has watched voices of Black leaders and other leaders of color become more prominent in the denomination. As the new president of the National African American Fellowship of the SBC, Williams is excited about the momentum around young, diverse pastors in the…

Today, maybe more so than in a long time, people are looking for answers; people are looking for hope; people are looking for a savior. During the current “shelter in place,” I’ve found myself catching up on seasons of Criminal Minds. I admit, it’s a pretty dark show as it is about the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), which is tasked with finding and capturing serial killers. Think about the ‘dark’ plot of the show Criminal Minds. Serial killers are on the loose, wreaking havoc, and the local police or sheriff departments aren’t equipped to hunt down such dark criminals….

Logos sells many different commentaries. Literally thousands. They all fall into different categories, and here’s one schema you could use to organize them (borrowed from here, though there are others): Devotional/practical commentaries (NIVAC, LABC) focus on applying the Bible to real life. Pastoral/homiletical commentaries (REC, MNTC) were originally sermons and primarily provide models for other preachers. Exegetical commentaries (NAC, NICNT) go deep, but typically reserve Greek and Hebrew for footnotes. Critical commentaries (ICC, WBC) go a bit deeper and assume knowledge of the original biblical languages. Framing the issue Non-Christians generally don’t write commentaries in the first three categories. You…