Top 20 Most-Read Christianity Articles of 2014

12.30.14 | by Christianity Today Magazine

Did you catch all of the most-read CT articles from 2014?

Here's a look back at what readers kept clicking:

20) The 160-Year Christian History Behind What's Happening in Ukraine

How we have misunderstood Russia, the Crimean Peninsula, and supposedly secular Europe.


19) Fox News' Highly Reluctant Jesus Follower

Of all people surprised that I became an evangelical Christian, I'm the most surprised.


18) Top Ten Jesus Movies
They've been making films about the Son of God for over a century. Here's one man's list of those that ascend to the top of the cinematic pack.


17) Surprised by N.T. Wright

The Bible scholar's goal is to massively revise the way we talk about the Christian faith. By many accounts, he's already succeeded.


16) The Case for Big Change at Calvary Chapel

Being ‘culturally conservative’ hurts movement’s relevance, says Chuck Smith’s successor, Brian Brodersen.


 15) Jen Hatmaker Brings Her 'Super-Christian' Family onto Reality TV

The popular blogger thrives on big surprises, busy schedules, and church community.


14) Why 'God and the Gay Christian' Is Wrong About the Bible and Same-Sex Relationships

Matthew Vines rehashes older gay-friendly arguments for a modern audience. But those arguments still don’t square with Scripture.


13) Why I Gave Up Alcohol

In a rush to shed our separatist past, have young evangelicals forgotten to love their neighbors?


12) Kay Warren: A Year of Grieving Dangerously

One year after the suicide of her son, she shares her story of grief, mystery, and hope.


11) 33 Under 33

Meet the Christian leaders shaping the next generation of our faith.


10) Mark Driscoll Resigns from Mars Hill

"I do not want to be the source of anything that might detract from our church’s mission."


9) My Train Wreck Conversion

As a leftist lesbian professor, I despised Christians. Then I somehow became one.


8) New Poll Finds Evangelicals’ Favorite Heresies

Survey finds many American evangelicals hold unorthodox views on the Trinity, salvation, and other doctrines.


7) Noah

After a flood of reviews and controversy, it's finally here. So should you see it?


6) The Wrong Kind of Christian

I thought a winsome faith would win Christians a place at Vanderbilt’s table. I was wrong.


5) Five Errors to Drop From Your Easter Sermon

If you want to help people see Holy Week with fresh eyes, start by dropping these familiar fallacies.


4) The Surprising Discovery About Those Colonialist, Proselytizing Missionaries

They didn’t set out to change history. But one modern scholar’s research shows they did just that.


3) A Thread Called Grace

How I came to stop hiding and face the biggest secret of my early life.


2) Left Behind

Not a "Christian movie." Not even close.


1) World Vision's hiring reversal

World Vision: Why We're Hiring Gay Christians in Same-Sex Marriages
President Richard Stearns explains change is a symbol of Christian ‘unity’ not ‘compromise.’

World Vision Reverses Decision To Hire Christians in Same-Sex Marriages
Stearns: 'Certain beliefs are so core to our Trinitarian faith that we must take a strong stand on those beliefs.'