Why Ben Franklin Called for Prayer at the Constitutional Convention

Why would a “thorough deist” be the solitary figure asking the Constitutional Convention to open sessions with prayer?

The Chance of Salvation: An Interview with Lincoln Mullen

A new book details how religion in America became a choice, not an inheritance.

Is the Term ‘Evangelical’ Redeemable?

The term “evangelical” in America has become associated with a faux gospel of moralism, nationalism, and politicization.

An Open Letter from Christian Scholars on Racism in America Today

​Racism should be denounced by religious and civic leaders in no uncertain terms.

How To Survive Graduate School

Many students never really adjust to the proper mentality of a graduate student – they’re still in the cycles of procrastination and all-nighters that they adopted as undergrads.

The One Must-Read Book for Reformation 500

What book on the Reformation do experts recommend as the one must-read for churchgoers?

Martin Luther King, Conformity, and the “Age of Jumboism”

Why a 1954 sermon from Martin Luther King, Jr. has eerie relevance for the church today.

A Brief History of the Altar Call

By the mid-20th century, altar calls had become a staple of evangelical life in America. But where did they actually come from?

Politics and What It Means to Be an ‘Evangelical’

Electoral politics is hardly the center of everyday evangelical church life. It is rarely even on the periphery.

The Pro-Life Movement Before Roe v. Wade

Critics of the pro-life movement suggest that it emerged only as a reaction to Roe v. Wade. History shows that the story played out differently.