Billy Graham founded Christianity Today magazine nearly 60 years ago, and the ministry now has over a dozen additional brands. But unlike companies that have changed their mission and vision (think Abercrombie & Fitch), "CT" has held steadfast to the call to "expound and defend ...read more >
Several months ago I sat in a large room filled with 80-or-so CT staffers. As I swirled spaghetti around my fork, I observed the normal quarterly-staff-luncheon activities: prayer, service awards, HR announcements. And then our president and CEO, Harold Smith, got up to address us, as he always does. ...read more >
Don't like what someone says? Write a rant about how stupid he is. Think a coach is doing a bad job? Start a website entitled "Fire Coach XYZ!" Looking to gain web traffic on your site? Publish an attack on a public figure.
Edward Wasserman, Knight Professor of Journalism Ethics at ...read more >
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness ...read more >
Lest you think The Behemoth's logo is a dinosaur eye, signaling CT's new digizine is solely a science or a creation magazine, relax. It's actually an iguana eye, according to designer Jennifer McGuire. Jennifer, along with website designer Valerie Broucek, created the logo. "The ...read more >
Our cabinet is made up of talented, strategic people who lead various areas of our ministry: publishing, operations, finances, technology, and more. Together they make key decisions, pray for direction, strategize for growth, and invest in the staff of Christianity Today.
For many cabinet members, ...read more >
Christianity Today (CT) and Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company recently released their findings of a joint research project—Youth Ministry in America. The study, based on responses from more than 800 youth ministry leaders across the United States, highlights key findings on the demographics, ...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 >
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 >
Christianity Today launched the Global Gospel Project in 2011, setting out to create a common-ground catechism for today's church. In its second year, the project continues to present and prepare teachings that reach across evangelical traditions and across the world.
While catechisms—doctrinal ...read more >