With a total of over 1 billion websites from around the world online today, it can be hard to follow every page, but nevertheless, here is our list of top webpages to follow in 2015. The webpages come from a variety of view points and approach a diverse set of topics.
What webpages do you follow?
Center for Faith & Work
Redeemer Presbyterian Church’s Center for Faith and Work seeks to equip individuals of all backgrounds to develop and apply a worldview for work that better serves their profession and industry. Beyond New York City, this webpage works to connect and mobilize professionals in a variety of industries to inspire and to think critically in their approach to work and faith.
Rachel Held Evans
Author of A Year of Biblical Womanhood (Thomas Nelson Oct, 2012) and featured on NPR, Slate, The BBC, The Washington Post, The Guardian (UK), The Times London, The Huffington Post, and Oprah.com and was named one of Christianity Today’s “50 Women to Watch” in 2012. Rachel Held Evans thinks critically and is willing to ask the hard questions in her journey of following Jesus.
Sojourners: Faith in Action for Social Justice
An ensemble of bloggers writing alongside founder Jim Wallis about matters of social justice, faith in the public square and effective engagement with politics.
Q Ideas works to introduce topics that fall into the board categories of culture, future, church and gospel. Featuring different question or topics each week, Q provides educational materials and thought provoking topics to stimulate the mind and to work to expand the good of all within the communities we live.
With a newly re-vamped webpage, Perspectives Journal’s purpose is to express the Reformed faith theologically; to engage issues that Reformed Christians meet in personal, ecclesiastical, and societal life; and thus to contribute to the mission of the church of Jesus Christ.
At the Table with April Fiet
April Fiet writes about theology, culture, family and life in the church. A graduate of Western Theological Seminary, April co-pastors with her husband, Jeff Fiet (who blogs at Sideline Theology), at Dumont Reformed Church. April also contributes once a month on another blog called That Reformed Blog.
The official webpage of the “Young Adult Leadership Taskforce” for the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRC, for short), this page works to create space for the conversation between young adults and local churches about where we can best move forward in this time when many young adults (often named as millennials) are leaving the church. YALT exists to “glorify Christ through encouraging and equipping young adults to participate and lead in his church, and encouraging and equipping the church to minister to and with young adults.”
Christena’s passion is to help the body of Christ find the power of unity. Using social psychological insights, biblical principles and practical applications, she equips people – from head to heart to hands – to do the work of unity and reconciliation. Author of Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart (InterVarsity), in 2014, Christianity Today magazine named her one of “33 Under 33” (millennials leading the next generation of Christian faith) and JET magazine identified her one as of 5 “online shepherds to follow.”
Think Christian is a collaborative digital magazine that recognizes contemporary culture–from politics to the arts, from business to science–as falling beneath God’s sovereignty. The site engages this God-owned, human-driven world by discussing what it means to live as a Christian within it.
the NEW EXODUS: where God’s story meets your story by Chuck DeGroat
Associate Professor of Counseling and Pastoral Care at Western Theological Seminary and Co-Founder and a Senior Fellow at Newbigin House of Studies, Chuck DeGroat writes mostly about the intersections of psychology, theology, and Christian spirituality. Author of Leaving Egypt: Finding God in the Wilderness Places (Square Inch) and Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in your Life – including yourself (Eerdmans), Chuck is also a church consultant in the areas of staff relational issues, conflict, organizational dynamics, personality typing as it relates to work styles, leadership transition, psychological testing, setting up a church-based counseling center, and more.
Patheos: Hosting the Conversation on Faith
Patheos is the premier online destination to “engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and to explore and experience the world’s beliefs.” Patheos is the website of choice for the millions of people looking for credible and balanced information about religion. Patheos brings together faith communities, academics, and the broader public into a single environment, and is the “place where many people turn on a regular basis for insight, inspiration, and stimulating discussion.”
Christianity Today’s Gleanings
Gleanings features the “best of” and “top lists” in the developments of the church and world today. Focusing on topics like church and state, religious freedom, and family and sexuality, this webpage brings the latest news from the world to it’s readers.
The Gospel Coalition
TGC strives to equip the next generation of church leaders for gospel-faithful ministry and promote church reform and culture transformation. Led by Tim Keller and Don Carson, this webpage publishes articles from a variety of contributors with the attempt to “champion the gospel of Jesus Christ with clarity, compassion, courage, and joy.”
Readers of iAt: Tell us what webpages you like to read regularly. What sites should be added to our list for 2015?