Highlights from our archives. Since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in the United States, Christianity Today has featured many articles arguing for the sanctity of human life and examining how Christians can respond. Here’s a selection of some of our key articles on this topic over the decades. The Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade on January 22, 1973. Christianity Today responded with this editorial in February 1973. Norma McCorvey—known as “Roe” in Roe v. Wade—later came to faith in Christ and changed her views on abortion. This 1998 article details her conversion story. “Ours is not…

Japanese whalers brought home their first catch in 30 years. But the industry’s return comes amid slowing demand for the meat and changing views on conservation.

The popular North Carolina megachurch pastor takes over amid significant membership declines and a public reckoning over abuse cases. J. D. Greear stepped out of the 2016 election for president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in the third round of voting. But today, it only took one ballot for thousands of delegates to elect him to the helm. Greear, a 45-year-old whose North Carolina megachurch has become a missions juggernaut, beat out former seminary head and SBC statesman Ken Hemphill by a margin of 69 percent to 31 percent at the 2018 annual meeting in Dallas, becoming the denomination’s…