Post-Pandemic, Will China’s Church Be Changed Forever? – E. F. Gregory

Each day, Aaron Zhang—all names in this story are pseudonyms—wakes up and helps his two children get ready for their day. His oldest is in elementary school, and like a…

20 Quotes from Jen Wilkin on the Ten Commandments – Matt Smethurst

The following quotes caught my attention as I read Jen Wilkin’s insightful new book Ten Words to Live By: Delighting in and Doing What God Commands (Crossway, 2021). For a…

‘My Octopus Teacher’: Good and Bad Ways We Learn From Nature – Brett McCracken

Recently nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature, Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher has become a viral phenomenon. The popular, quirky nature documentary hit the spot for many families…

The Church Has Always Been Multiethnic – Rebecca McLaughlin

Jesus’s public ministry was mostly focused on his fellow Jews. But time and again, he commends the faith of those outside the Jewish fold. He praises the faith of a…

Day 2: The Fastest-Growing Church in the World – Staff

The Iranian Revolution of 1979 established a hard-line Islamic regime. Over the next two decades, Christians faced increasing opposition and persecution: all missionaries were kicked out, evangelism was outlawed, Bibles…

How Should We Respond to the Paradoxes of Christianity? – Jackie Hill Perry

In this episode of TGC Q&A, Jackie Hill Perry and Jen Pollock Michel discuss the question, “How should we respond to the paradoxes of Christianity?” They address: Is everything a…

Younger Believers, Older Saints: You Need Each Other – Tet George

A few years ago, one of our pastors contacted my husband and me about a couple who wanted to join our community group. Our group was fairly eclectic already, with…

Serving Christ When Everyone Needs You – Ann Swindell

I stood in front of the kitchen window with tears threatening, breathing a quick prayer for peace and help. It was a normal day at home, and my kids weren’t…

How to Be #Blessed (A Lesson from Psalm 84) – Matt Smethurst

Charles Spurgeon called it the sweetest psalm. He even gave it a nickname: “the Pearl of the Psalms.” And it is indeed sublime. But Psalm 84 is a cry of…

Day 1: From Zero to Seven in Łuków – Staff

In eastern Poland, 40 years of Communism was particularly harsh. It crushed the small cluster of evangelical churches there, leaving very few Bible-believing Christians. Seven years ago, two pastors set…