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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

TobyMac sings about grief and “life after death”

TobyMac sings about grief and “life after death” in his first new songs since his son died in 2019. The album features his daughter, his DCTalk bandmates, and Sheryl Crow.

UK evangelical leader Chine McDonald realized she’d hadn’t read a British Black Christian woman’s perspective on race and faith. So she wrote a book to share her own.

After three decades of courageous ministry in India, Father Stan Swami died in prison last year. He is remembered for fighting the government over their mistreatment of the most vulnerable—a stand that led him to be designated as a terrorist.

Columnist Bonnie Kristian urges parents to think more holistically about education, as school board victories can’t and won’t isolate public schools from cultural shifts.

Behind the story

Are you looking for some clear, thoughtful, and insightful writing on the spiritual lessons of the housing market; the challenges of refugee resettlement; the promise of “low anthropology”; the point of the book of Revelation; the problem of shamelessness; the revival of pew rentals; the upcoming election in Brazil; and the conversion testimony of a police officer?

You can find all that—and more—in the September print issue of CT, which is available online now and on its way to mailboxes. If you haven’t already, subscribe here.

In other news

Wednesday is Ukrainian Independence Day, and the World Evangelical Alliance is calling for prayer to end the war in Ukraine.

Bible sales have remained strong this year, according to publishers.

Episcopal clergy in South Carolina started worship services again in properties that courts had ordered the breakaway Anglican Church in North America to relinquish. But then the South Carolina Supreme Court reversed itself on six of the church properties.

Augustinian monks in medieval England had twice as many worms as other people. Scientists are trying to figure out why.

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