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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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This is no Sunday School story

While Christos Tsiolkas’ Damascus molests the New Testament in multiple ways, we’re also confronted with some vital truths.

All praise to the King

Elvis Presley’s music lives on and tribute performer Gavin Chatelier is determined that the world not forget the superstar’s gospel tunes or his personal faith.

Investing in nonviolence

Amid war-torn Afghanistan, an Australian writer discovers a dedicated group of young people who want to fight back . . . with peace.

The long, harrowing, bloody history of persecution of Christians

A new book chronicles two millennia of hostility towards Christianity.

Not a perfect story

Anna McGahan’s Metanoia is an unflinchingly honest memoir of her journey in the arts, femininity and transforming faith.

You are owned . . . and that’s not a bad...

The trajectory of the Toy Story franchise tells us something about the direction of our culture’s soul.

Taylor Swift and the Messianic countdown

If you love sifting through cryptic clues, why not check out the world’s longest-running and most vitally important treasure hunt?

This book changed my diet the most

Book review: California journalist John Howard Weeks offers insights into how his home town is one of the world’s few longevity “blue zones”.

Why we love to play the Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones' final season may have polarized fans, but what did the show say about the search for meaning?

The Gospel according to Leonard

Through the anguish and depression that ended my grandson’s life, he caught a glimpse of a Father who loved him.

The cost of lies

Television show review: "Chernobyl" on HBO

A shed-full of men (and the occasional woman)

Many men resist opening up about their emotions and struggles. But introduce a toolbox—all kinds of problems will get fixed.