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  • May 2017

    Memories lost — but love and faith remain • Fighting the stigma of PTSD • A baptism, then a murder confession • Music for the soul • Beyond numbers, a real crisis of faith • A crocodile hunter finds new souls • 'God called me for this' • LTC, Lads to Leaders conventions • Saved in their soccer jerseys • An awesome, breathtaking call to listen

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  • April 2017

    In Canada, refugees find love and hope • After wildfires, the shows and the ministries go on • Wiggles, fidgets and buddies • We can't be bystanders to wrongdoing • Tales of prayer and patience in Taiwan • Modern-day Ruth and Boaz grant the simple wishes of elderly souls • Seven disciplines can help us reach our shifting culture • The problem of stuff

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  • March 2017

    Bar refugees? Build a border wall? Why the issue is personal for a Texas family • A night for God's children to shine • 'We cannot change gospel truth' • Kid friendly lectures • A toymaker's tale: Preacher's hobby was born of devotion • Does our aversion to creeds neglect the rul of faith? • Finding balance in life through spiritual disciplines

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  • February 2017

    Tulsa Workshop canceled • Friends in Congress - and brothers in Christ • The other side of paradise • Eight years later, Christians reflect on legacy of first black president • The beauty of singing for God - and each other • Mission brings hope to Nicaragua • Know Jesus, know each other • We are a great nation; we must be a good nation

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  • JANUARY 2017

    Gatlinburg needs 'you' • Abandoned church building finds new life • Threads of Compassion • A gangsta's hip-hop redemption • In Russia, a different kind of revolution • A Barnabas Journey of service • Has technology hurt our civility • Answering the unheard cries of the elderly

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  • December 2016

    Churches become homeless shelters • 'We do not focus on winning here' • A holy cure for 'post-election stress disorder' • The Lord is my shepherd — and my editor • Answering the call to serve those who serve • A new generation serves souls in Sydney • A view from Ukraine's forgotten war • Christian realizes dream, produces a cappella musical

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  • November 2016

    Brothers on the gridiron now brothers in Christ • Giving from the heart — with a click or a tap • In the eye of the storm • When neighbors aren't your neighbors • After shooting, Tulsa prays for humility • Deaf leaders in hearing churches • The spiritual discipline of kung fu • God doesn't understand retirement • From selfies to selfless living

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  • October 2016

    Christians are refugees again • In the Navajo nation 'here is water' • Sparse numbers, strong faith in North Dakota • 'Think and plan before you run out the door' • Reporting news that informs and inspires — in all 50 states • Preachers shed pounds for good • Learning not to love chicken fried steak • Can people really find faith, just reading the story of Jesus?

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  • SEPTEMBER 2016

    Young man with autism has a heart for homeless•Olympics bring golden opportunities to glorify God• Amid massive biker rally, Bible camp thrives•Open letters on race call for meaningful engagement•How to travel backward through time•Island living: Sharing the Gospel in American Samoa•Believer lets go of pain & judgment after years of isolation•A fishing trip to unity

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  • AUGUST 2016

    Will terror in Europe halt ministry • House church: faith beyond brick and mortar • Gesture of love to an Orlando victim's family • St. Louis church lost everything • Thousands gather to Reach the lost • Church marches to police station—not to protest but to mourn • 'We rescue broken women' • Christians eager to learn more about jihad, ordinary Muslims

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  • JULY 2016

    Report from first English conference for Latino youths • Church members show love after Orlando massacre • Profile of Christian universities in Africa • Report from Christian Scholars Conference in Tennessee • Dialogue: Minister for one-cup Church of Christ • Maid in Hong Kong: Serving domestic workers • Newlywed cancer patient profile • Christian universities on 'shame list'

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  • JUNE 2016

    Will spread of Zika take bite out of Gospel • He pitches with heart—a brand new one • Coming soon: worship at the movie theater • Should women preach in mixed gender worship • Christian journalists and #blacklivesmatter • In Asia, 'a fellowship of difference' • The Trinity: Not a 'big deal' in Churches of Christ?

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  • MAY 2016

    Six, newly baptized, die in Pakistan blast • Morgan Freeman hears couple's 'Story of God' • Serving souls who pass 'through the paths of the seas' • Helping church leaders make better decisions • National Lectureship brings out its best • Masters of media: Four share church ties at Amen Corner • Canadian churches embrace Syrians • Review: "The Good Book"

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  • APRIL 2016

    Language of love spoken through FriendSpeak • From Alaska, a southward leap of faith • 'It was beautiful. It was a blessing' • 'As the mountains surround Jerusalem' • Six days in a Holy Land • 'Leaving is just not an option' • Finding faith in a far-off land • Opinion: God can use my suffering to change a bully • Reviews: A global God: Authors explore faith on world stage

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  • MARCH 2016

    Thirsty souls: Christians in Flint, Mich., work to meet physical and spiritual needs • Jesus is stronger than meth • Sierra Shields' loved ones keep praying • #iampraying for persecuted Christians • House to House tops 200 million copies • Coffee and prayer for the great Siam • People: 'I see this as my mission work' • Views: Five ways to minister to your missionaries

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  • FEBRUARY 2016

    In the South Pacific, a new zeal for Christ • God in the rubble • Pray for Korea, North and South • A 'Greater' portrayal: Film tells true story of football and faith • A 'you matter' ministry • Remembering a 'Bus Ride to Justice' • Tornado victim lived by faith • Preach it, Teech • Review: A lawyer's quest for justice will stir the heart

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  • JANUARY 2016

    From daughter to caretaker • Massacre puts focus on Muslims • In Europe, a chance to reach Islam • 'Jesus is the winner,' sings student recovering from brain bleed • Plan truth: We're never too young to share Gospel • Reviews: Ministry to, for and with our children • Resolutions can be kept — if they come from serious examination of our nature

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  • DECEMBER 2015

    French, Syrian Christians pray after Paris attacks • Beside Stillwater • 'He's with me, and he's fighting' • Christians honor slain missionary • Why one elder is making news at high court • Preacher's final words: 'Be baptized' • Currents: Finding Haiti's hidden hope • Reviews: Holiday gift guide

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  • NOVEMBER 2015

    God, guns and keeping Christians safe • French World Mission Workshop • South Carolina floods • Missionary killed in Haiti • Adult Bible classes • Supreme Court ruling and church bylaws • Boiling faith in New Zealand • Special Olympics coach • Review: "Bringing Heaven to Earth"

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  • OCTOBER 2015

    Europe's refugee crisis • Minister journeys from Baghdad to Michigan • Reactions to Boy Scouts allowing gay youths, adult leaders • Crusade for Christ in San Antonio • Profiles of Ukraine refugees • Dialogue: Faulkner President Michael D. Williams • Homeschool drama society • Faith of Detroit Tigers' Daniel Norris

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  • SEPTEMBER 2015

    Online wars over doctrine spark concern • Growth of churches in Asia • 30 years of ministry to Chinese in Louisiana • Mack Lyon of 'Search' dies at 93 • Churches That Work: Pasir Panjang Church of Christ, Singapore • Dialogue: Jan Bradley, Afghanistan • Black Diamond • 10 years after Katrina

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  • AUGUST 2015

    Gay marriage legalized • Tennessee shooting affects churches • Churches in Greece and the financial crisis • Interim ministry • Dialogue: Trevor Williams of the U.K. • Small, rural church gets saved • Missionaries to rural America • Feature on Tennessee camp • Love letters and Christian education

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  • JULY 2015

    Prison ministry conference • Minister: God hurts with Charleston • Nigerian Christians killed by Boko Haram • Race and the church: Report from Racial Unity Leadership Summit • Painting for Jesus • Dialogue: Fred Gray • Summer Camp • HopeWorks Memphis

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  • JUNE 2015

    The broken soul of Baltimore • Christian comedy filmed at Lipscomb • A city-sized classroom: Interns at CitySpace in Dallas • Christian school graduates first class • Nepal earthquake • Indonesia: Bringing Christ to a Muslim world • Review: "The Color of Grace"

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  • MAY 2015

    Crisis in Ukraine: Serving refugees • Hispanic church plant • Ministers and the student debt monster • Recovery by — and for — the church • Churches that Work: Southside Church of Christ, Fort Worth, Texas • 10 years of Churches That Work • Dialogue: Honduras missionary Amber Foster • Remembering Joyce McBride

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  • APRIL 2015

    Church in decline • Survivors of the Taliban find new life • Forgiving a racist chant • Sexual identity, sin and silence • Alaska crash victim recovers • God at work in U.S. • Review: "A.D."

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  • MARCH 2015

    A heart for Hawaii • Urban ministry conference • A search for preachers — reality TV style • Reports from Singapore • Lester Holt • Dialogue: Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen • Response to ISIS • 'Christian' Grey?

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  • FEBRUARY 2015

    One Nación Under God: In Maryland, elders wanted, Editorial: On elder requirements • Preachers and school debt: Report from Heritage Christian University in Alabama, Review of Dave Ramsey's latest, Insight on talent scouts for the pulpit • "McFarland USA" tells story of church member • Faulkner names new president • Atlanta small group has big impact • Reaction to Cuba news

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  • JANUARY 2015

    After Ferguson unrest, churches pray, focus on healing community • A child molester's son shines a light • Christian higher ed comes of age in Africa • Civil rights attorney Fred Gray portrayed in film 'Selma' • Dialogue: Ferguson minister Conley Gibbs Jr.

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  • MID-DECEMBER 2014

    SPECIAL REPORT: Persecution and the church • After murders, modern-day Job preaching again • One Nación Under God: Universidad bound; Dialogue with Christians in south Texas • Feeding tube and faith • Remember the Titans, neglect the saints? • Review: Barna's "Churchless"

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  • DECEMBER 2014

    One Nación Under God: Atlanta ministry, Dialogue with minister in North Carolina • Brantly at ACU: "This is not about me" • Christian high school's special homecoming queen • Christian university enrollments • Currents: Running good races • Dialogue: Missionaries in Chilé • Review: Children's books with lessons for all ages

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  • NOVEMBER 2014

    One Nación Under God: Texas border country, Houston, Mexico • The introvert behind the pulpit • Brantly: Fight against Ebola not over • Three preachers, 162 years of service • Currents: Drive-in movies; faith in France • Dialogue: Missionaries in Chilé • Review: Storment's "How to Start a Riot"

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  • OCTOBER 2014

    One Nación Under God: Arkansas • Christian doctor battles Ebola • Final Blue Ridge Family Encampment • In Kentucky, a religious liberty dispute • Explosion kills church member in Ukraine • Churches That Work: Elgin Church of Christ • Kid President's unbreakable spirit • Dialogue: Mountain climber Valari Wedel • Ferguson, Mo., the world must unite in prayer

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  • SEPTEMBER 2014

    One Nación Under God: Tennessee and Colorado • Changing face of child and family services • Campus Ministry United • Dialogue: Hispanic church planter Hector Hinojosa • Currents: Mission work in Australia, Haiti • Faith-based homeschooling • Review: Dallas Willard

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  • AUGUST 2014

    Families on a mission • Former missionaries and the World Cup • Serena B. Miller's faithful fiction • Disaster relief coordinator Joe Dudney dies • Preachers' wives retreat • Churches That Work: North Davis Church of Christ • Dialogue: Hobby Lobby attorney Lori Windham • The church and autism • Review: A stingless death?

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  • JULY 2014

    Nigerian abductions • Faith fighting human trafficking • After the disaster: Help that helps • Ukrainian militants seize church building • New England Lectureship • Dialogue: Christian high school senior Khalil Lowry • Views: Baptized via Skype • Review: Brueggemann books

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  • JUNE 2014

    Alaska lectureship • "Amazing Race" stars Jet and Cord McCoy • Ukraine unrest • Elders for church in Togo • Dialogue: N.T. Wright (part two)

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  • MAY 2014

    Homeless ministry in Tulsa • Europe's next generation • Mission trip to their neighborhood • Hobby Lobby attorney • LTC/Lads to Leaders 2014 info • Churches That Work: Long Island Church of Christ, Central Islip, N.Y. • Dialogue: Mexico missionaries Jim and Judy Taylor • Review: Spiritual slowdowns, 'Jesus Film'

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  • APRIL 2014

    The 'Duck Dynasty' church • Ukraine crisis • Faith, cancer and Zumba • ACU raises $55 million • Currents: Christian campuses sing in the spring • Dialogue: N.T. Wright • Review: 'God's Not Dead'

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  • MARCH 2014

    iGods and other devices • Crisis in South Sudan • "Muscle and a Shovel" • Christian tattoo artist • Currents: In Big Easy, despair meets hope • Dialogue: Nigerian sisters, Faulkner professors • Reviews: Recipes for faith that lasts; "Son of God" film • Editorial: Christian response to anti-gay laws

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  • FEBRUARY 2014

    Church on the Internet • Mandela's legacy • Bridges & Barriers: How then should we interact? • Currents: Euro-American retreat turns 50; Graduation in prison • Dialogue: ACU archivist Carisse Mickey Berryhill

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  • JANUARY 2014

    Philippines typhoon • New Chronicle editor • Currents: Guatemala celebrates 50th PAL • Harding football team prays for injured player • Life jackets for Cambodia • Dialogue: Rochester College President John Tyson • Review: Books on understanding Islam • Quotes of 2013

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  • DECEMBER 2013

    Financial crisis at Southwestern Christian College • Rust Belt evangelism • Judge admonished for voicing concern on same-sex marriage • Churches That Work: Crenshaw Church of Christ, Los Angeles • Dialogue: Pamela Hendrix, missionary to France

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  • NOVEMBER 2013

    The people of Nonesuch Road (refugee ministry) • Christian university enrollment report • Churches mourn Mladen Jovanovic • Saddle up for Sunday school • Chapel: Faith in higher learning • Dialogue: Harding President Bruce McLarty

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  • OCTOBER 2013

    Rich, in name and spirit, in Ohio • Food pantries • Muslims among us • Campus ministry • Currents: French-speaking Africa • Dialogue: Gabe Lyons

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  • SEPTEMBER 2013

    Camp Shamrock, Northern Ireland • Homosexuality and the church • Reaching the heart of D.C. • Missionary robbed • Currents: For a Nicaraguan church, a revival • Dialogue: Calvin H. Bowers

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  • AUGUST 2013

    On a mission to get the church working • Baseball not pitcher's top priority • Christians help Colorado wildfire evacuees • Churches That Work: Great Falls Church of Christ in Montana. • Dialogue: Microsoft's Kevin Turner

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  • JULY 2013

    Oklahoma, Texas tornadoes • Religious freedom in public schools• Rochester College names president • Currents: Dresses for Africa and hope in the Philippines • Currents: Shelby McMillon

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  • JUNE 2013

    Explosion in West, Texas • Rural Redemption: A convicted church • Currents: A gospel of goats in the Philippines • Dialogue: Retired NASA scientist Nobie Stone

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  • MAY 2013

    South Korea: Land of the mourning calm • Share Jesus outside the church walls, Christians urged • Robertsons on the road • Churches That Work: Northwest Church of Christ, Westminster, Colo. • Dialogue; Missy Robertson

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  • APRIL 2013

    Iowa church refuses to die • Jamaican gospel meeting is no day at the beach • 50 years, one pulpit • Arkansas enacts church gun law • Currents: Jamaica School of Preaching • Dialogue: Wayne Kilpatrick

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  • MARCH 2013

    Teens envision a church more pleasing to God • Great-grandmother circles globe • Social justice vs. kingdom work • 'Duck Dynasty' fan baptized • Currents: Coffee shop with a mission and Indonesia eye clinic • Dialogue: NBA's Norris Cole

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  • FEBRUARY 2013

    Church 'in shock' after Connecticut school shootings • Christians launch Gospel toward North Korea • Shelly to leave Rochester post • Currents: 'God is still using' Injured minister • Seeds of faith in Zambia • Dialogue: Haley Chrisman

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  • JANUARY 2013

    Churches of Christ in Vermont • 'Kid President' • Churches respond after Hurricane Sandy • Harding names new president • Churches That Work: Laurel Church of Christ in Maryland • Dialogue: Joneal Kirby

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  • DECEMBER 2012

    From Rhode Island to Liberia, with love • Christians aid refugees from Syria • For a half-century, Jones has fostered hands-on ministry • Nashville Christian Institute reunion • Dialogue: Lubbock Christian University President Tim Perrin

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  • NOVEMBER 2012

    How should Christians respond to Muslim rage? • Africans Claiming Africa for Christ • Inner-city church expands outreach in Kansas • Georgia church gets million-dollar surprise • Currents: 'Duck Dynasty' • Dialogue: Mizzou quarterback James Franklin

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