Author Archives: Stan Guthrie

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine. His latest book, God's Story in 66 Verses, was just released by Thomas Nelson. He is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly â€Prioritiesâ column for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio’s “Tell Me More,” WGN’s Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including Moody Radio’s “New Day Florida.” An inspirational speaker, he hosts a weekly podcast with John Wilson of Books & Culture. He also is an author and editorial advisor for ChristianBibleStudies.com. A former columnist for CT, Stan served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, “Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?”

Trump, Sanders and the American Rebellion

By PEGGY NOONAN As institutions lose respect, voters think: Let’s take a chance.

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Optional

In the Christian life, answers are optional. Trust isn’t.

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Trump, Sanders, and the Politics of Envy

By Ian Tuttle “I get what should’ve been mine all along. And all for the low, low price of a vote.”

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Rage

Seven full years into “Hope and Change,” the two leading successors to Barack Obama are lapping the field because they have tapped into the public’s growing rage. And why are so many so angry, and why are so few happy … Continue reading

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Loser

Cam Newton, whose poor performance during the Super Bowl was exceeded only by his unsportsmanlike conduct afterward, defends his sulking by saying, “Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser.” Okay, Cam. Let me add, “Show me … Continue reading

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Terrible

I’m glad Peyton Manning “won” the Super Bowl, but can we be honest for a moment? He was terrible. The Broncos were one for 14 on third down–think of that!–and mustered just 194 yards of offense, the lowest total ever … Continue reading

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Celebrating

The Carolina Panthers defiantly said, “If you don’t like all our celebrating, then stop us.” The Denver Broncos heard them loud and clear. Now they’re the ones doing the celebrating.

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Agenda

Our agendas, however well-intended, should never take precedence over God’s agenda, as given in His Word.

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Showboating, Race, and Football

By Stan Guthrie Carolina Panthers star quarterback (and probable NFL MVP) Cam Newton likes to do a little celebrating when he makes a good play on the football field. Actually, he likes to do a lot of celebrating.

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Calculating

When asked for their religious beliefs, I expect that most normal people answer with something like, “I’m a Christian,” “I’m a Jew,” or “I’m an agnostic.” Politicians, however, are not normal. They’re usually too calculating by half. When they say, … Continue reading

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