Within minutes of receiving the companywide e-mail that the 2014 Christianity Today Book Award nominations were available for the taking, employees came into the Christianity Today editorial hallway to "go shopping." They had been waiting patiently: galleys and books had filled a couple ...read more >
It's been a busy year at Christianity Today office in Carol Stream, Illinois. About once a month we take time to gather as a company, to hear from our leadership team, share our work with each other, pray together, and enjoy each other's company (often with delicious food). Here are some highlights ...read more >
In the last quarterly staff meeting of 2013, president & CEO Harold Smith shared our ministry's new vision and mission statements.
"Everything we do as Christianity Today the ministry is tied to our vision and mission," said Smith in his introduction to the new statements.
He ...read more >
The campus newspaper has for generations been a haven for aspiring journalists looking to sharpen their skills and prepare for careers as writers, reporters, editors, photographers, or designers. For decades Christianity Today has welcomed interns to its various publications to offer these students ...read more >
It was the rootinest tootinest cowboy chili/soup cookoff of all time this October. At high noon, Christianity Today employees gathered on the front lawn in their western wear to sample eight chili and five soup entries. Topping their heaping bowls with homemade cornbread, kickin' onions, and plenty ...read more >
Notice anything different? The look of Christianity Today magazine has come a long way since its first issue in 1956. In the beginning, Christianity Today had minimal, if any, images. "When there were pictures, they were only there as they would appear, say, in a dictionary, just to support ...read more >
At Christianity Today, we love pastors. Church ministry is at the core of our mission, and a few of our publications—including Leadership Journal, BuildingChurchLeaders.com, PreachingToday.com—focus on equipping those in full-time church ministry roles. As a nonprofit ministry, Christianity ...read more >
At Christianity Today, we care about football. If a few recent stories—on "Our Shaken Faith in Football," "The Joy of Sports," and the Christian adoption of the culture of "Sports Fanatics"—come from our thoughtful engagement of America's hardest-hitting ...read more >
As a new believer seeking what it meant to be a Christian, I was given a clear message: be meek, mild, peacekeeping, and quiet. Further, I learned I was supposed to submit, turn the other cheek, and freely give up my rights. (I remember someone even quoting Philippians 2:5-8). The problem is that ...read more >
Several months ago, fundraising efforts began to secure the $250,000 needed for Books & Culture magazine to continue in 2014. As editor John Wilson explained, the 18-year-old publication "has always depended on support both from the company as a whole and various outside sources." Given ...read more >