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A Breakup with the Convent, then a Gay Husband, and *Still* She Believed

My mother’s life was complicated and sad — and she was the most faithful person I ever met.

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Does Faith Require Work On My Part?

A look at how the Bible defines faith, how we know we have it, and why we often lack it.

A Mormon and an Atheist Debate: Can the Debate Between Theism and Atheism Be Resolved?

The third installment in a debate series between a devout Mormon and young atheist.

An Atheist and a Mormon Debate: What Does It Mean to Have Faith?

The second installment in a debate series between a young atheist and devout Mormon.

Why Millennials Should Travel Less

Our constant getaways come at a cost — try staying home for a lonely weekend.

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How Do Millennial New Yorkers Think About God?

I talked to hundreds of people in the Big Apple about God. Here’s what they said.

The Secret to Living with Uncertainty

We err if we think faith solves our uncertainty. Authentic faith is not about easy answers.

I Brought My Fiancé to America. He Brought Ebola. God Saved Us Both.

How God helped me when the world turned against me.

Yes, Even Non Christians Can (and Must) Do Good

A homily from the pope on why thinking only Christians can do good is not Christlike.

Save the Internet: 12 Faith Voices You Should Hear

The open Internet is crucial for the future of religious life and interfaith action in America.

Jesus Is Not Your Genie

Seven ways your faith isn’t really faith at all.

If God Is Sovereign, Why Do We Still Pray?

The Bible is unambiguous — God is sovereign, and we are responsible.

How to Battle the Church’s Pornography Problem

Five ways we can apply the Gospel to the fight against this damning epidemic.

Debunking 5 Myths About Social Justice

What is social justice, really — and why should it matter to our faith?

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How Evangelicals Can End the Culture War

As evangelicals, we need to reclaim the Great Commandment and Great Commission.

Ask Laura: Follow my passion where, exactly?

The 9-5 life can be a grind. But do you know what else can be a grind? Everything.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Believing in God

What you should know about the life of faith, whether you have one or not.

Ask Laura: Regret Hangovers and Selfish Church Attendance
Your iPhone Might Be Making You Less Religious

New studies show the first commandment may need to be revised: “Thou shalt have no other brands before me.”

How Christopher Columbus Created a New (Cosmic) Race

Why Latin Americans celebrate Columbus Day as the birthday of a new breed within the human family.