You don’t have to save learning about your faith and the Christian world for Sunday. These 12 Christian blogs can help you stay informed and inspired all week. Read them in your assisted living apartment or in your home, or read them with friends and family and have something meaningful to discuss.
As the name suggests, Christianity Today is very similar to a news website or newspaper but for Christians. This blog will keep you up to date with the events, issues and news of the Christian world.
They also have a tangible magazine you can subscribe to if you like their content but don’t enjoy reading articles on the computer. You can also view old editions of the magazine on their webpage.
This blog includes posts from Bible Gateway’s team of writers. They cover topics of theology, how to live the bible and how current events relate to Christianity. Bible Gateway also has a podcast for people who prefer listening to reading blog posts.
Crossway is a non-profit organization that helps publish Christian writing and produces Bibles. They have an extensive blog with contributions from a large group of Christian writers covering many faith-based themes. The website lets you search blog posts by topic so you can find articles that interest you or answer theological questions you have.
This blog’s motto is “theology that bites back.” If you want to go deep into theological and religious ideas, this is the blog for you. They also offer a free ebook subscription. Ebooks are downloadable books you can read on your devices.
The hook for this blog is their true crime style investigative theme. Its posts try to find evidence and arguments for faith-based questions. It tackles philosophical, scientific and evidence-based questions with apologetics and biblical knowledge, and the website is also a great place to find and buy books on those topics.
Russell Moore is a theologian and writer, and his blog includes his commentary on social, political and religious issues. His blog is a great place to find thought-provoking takes on current events and new ideas that may strengthen your faith.
He also has a show, YouTube channel and podcast so you can absorb his content in your favorite way. You can also buy his books on his website.
Be Light of Christ is an inspirational blog that posts uplifting stories and positive Christian outlooks. They want to show the light in the world. This blog is a great place to find stories of healing, overcoming and love.
Cup of Faith posts helpful tips for growing in your faith, including tips for better Bible study, gratitude journaling and prayer. Their blog is award winning, and they have also done lots of good work in women’s ministry.
By reading Cup of Faith’s blog and subscribing to their newsletter, you can help support and stay up to date with women’s ministry.
Tim Challies is a Christian blogger and his site, Challies, includes sermon-like posts as well as article series. He covers some traditional topics like why the size of your faith isn’t important but also breaks into new territories with articles that relate cryptocurrency and other modern topics with the Christian perspective.
He also reviews Christian books on his site, so you can find new books to read or know which to avoid. You can also look at some of the books Challies has written and published.
A Holy Experience is Ann Voskamp’s blog. She is the author of four New York Times . She posts articles about her own journey as well on topics of faith.
She also offers a variety of free printables, which are files you can download and print out. These include study material, devotions and frameable wall art.
This blog is specifically for churches as a whole. They post content on how to be an effective ministry and how current events might affect churches. This blog is a good one to follow if you’re active in church leadership.
Along with blog posts, Church Answer’s site offers tools churches can use to help grow or reach more people. One of those tools is a demographic report. This report tells you what kind of people are in your church's area and what kind of content they prefer. Knowing what people like in a church means you can provide the best ministry for those people and speak to them better.
ReKnew is a blog run by preacher and theologian Greg Boyd. He has written and co-written many books, and he graduated from Princeton's seminary summa cum laude. He leads various seminars and preaches to thousands each Sunday.
On ReKnew, he focuses on the relearning that has to be done as the traditional structures of the church break down into smaller grassroots movements. He also works on correcting inaccurate ideas about what it means to be Christian. ReKnew looks at difficult questions of faith and Christian social issues, asking both Christian and atheists to discuss the topics.