A free webinar on how it has changed us, and where the church should go from here. One year after George Floyd's death, Christianity Today invites Christian scholars, ministers, and activists to discuss the meaning of a transformative era in American society. How has it changed us, and where does the church go from here? Panelists include: Cecilia Williams (president, Christian Community Development Association), Theon Hill (professor, Wheaton College), Noemi Vega Quinones (PhD student and InterVarsity director), Emmett G. Price (pastor and professor, Gordon-Conwell Seminary), Kimani Francois (MDiv student and host of Kiki’s Corner), and Troy Jackson (co-creator, Undivided.com). Join…

Letters to the editor for the Nov. 30, 2020 weekly magazine. Readers discuss how fire management differs from region to region, and more.

Wildfire ravaged Paradise, California, in 2018. The resilience of residents in the aftermath is helping them cope with the coronavirus pandemic.

As one of Jerusalem’s most ancient Christian celebrations is threatened by COVID-19, a brother-sister filmmaking team helps viewers experience the “Narnia” of their missionary-kid youth. With the new coronavirus canceling Holy Week services around the globe, one of the most severe blows will be felt by Orthodox Christians. On the Saturday before Easter, which the Orthodox will observe on April 19 this year, thousands of pilgrims flock to Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre—the traditional location for Jesus’ crucifixion, burial, and resurrection—to witness the “miracle” of Holy Fire. The historic church houses six ancient Christian sects—Greek, Franciscan, Armenian, Coptic, Syriac,…

Australia’s bushfire crises might be alleviated with more low-intensity burns, fire experts argue – a traditional practice in Aboriginal communities.

Here are five important passages from recent articles around the web, including on the fire in Australia and one on where wisdom can be found. Enjoy! Grace Under Fire (Jodie McNeill, TGC Australia) As I stood before these deserted homes holding a charged hose, I was reminded again of how the works of our hands are so fragile, even when made out of bricks and steel. And, to be honest, I was also a bit scared myself, as this was the first time since I joined the RFS that I was going to directly face a firefront like this. Googling…

Elizabeth Acevedo’s latest YA novel has wide appeal, a compelling lead, and descriptions of mouthwatering food.

I live in a small rural community where people often burn brush, trash, and other debris that they do not want to take the time to dispose of. It is common in the summer and fall to drive past houses where dark clouds of smoke are billowing from the back yard. At first it looks like a 911 situation, but eventually, you learn that it is a controlled burn. Most of the time the fire is tended and controlled in a way that it cannot spread to the rest of the yard or the corn fields. However, from time to…

By skipping a big Iowa cattle call, and visiting the state on his own a few days later, the former VP stays a step ahead of the overcrowded field.

“Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king’s command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God” Daniel 3:28 (NIV). When you trust God in spite of suffering, you’ll point unbelievers to him. How you handle pain is a great witness to the world. Frankly, you and I aren’t much of a witness when life is good. Anyone can serve God during those times. But tough times are a different…

What is the “baptism of fire” that John the Baptist spoke about? Is this something believer’s must experience? John the Baptist John the Baptist’s ministry was to take place just before Jesus began… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]