The bloggers at CP cover a wide variety of topics and there are so many good articles that if I included them all, this would be a really long list. When the body of Christ shares what they've learned, we can grow spiritually and mentally together.
Some countries are developing barriers to international adoption. The Every Child blog reported on these efforts as well as a book that criticized Evangelical adoptions.
- Do Adoption Critics Have a Point?
- Ethical Adoptions in an Unethical World
- Russia: Playing Politics at the Expense of Children
Karen Farris tells a fascinating story how money is raised to pay for an adoption:
Google defines apologetics as "reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine." Christian writers defend our faith by offering explanations to arguments given by critics of Christianity.
- Kyle Beshears: The 3 A's of Apologetics
- Kyle Beshears: Did Christians Always Worship Jesus?
- Mikel Del Rosario: Did Luke Get the Timing of the Christmas Story Wrong?
Both fiction and nonfiction authors blog at CP.
- Ann Gaylia O'Barr: Slow Fiction
- Suzanne Fisher: Plain Talk about the Amish: Why is Amish Fiction so Popular?
- Audra Jennings: An interview with Beth Wiseman, author of 'The House that Love Built'
Most of the bloggers at CP that have written about this topic are in the Calvinism camp.
- George W. Sarris : Who Got It Right . . . Calvin or Arminius?
- Robin Schumacher: Proof That God Chooses Who Will Be Saved
- Tim Challies: Where Did the New Calvinism Come From?
Church and Ministry
Some of CP's bloggers are pastors and write primarily for a pastor/church leader audience.
- Olabode Ososami: The High Cost of Ministry
- Duke Taber: 9 Quirky Habits Spirit Filled Christians Should Break
Controversy: Strange Fire Conference and Charismatic Abuses
Pastor John MacArthur hosted the Strange Fire Conference to expose spiritual abuses and excesses of the charismatic movement. MacArthur also promoted cessationism, the idea that the spiritual gifts such as tongues have ceased.
- Tim Challies: A Lesson From the Lakeland Revival
- Olabode Ososami: Strange and Friendly Fires
- Duke Taber: A Wet Blanket For John MacArthur's Strange Fire
Tim Challies interviewed John MacArthur.
Miley Cyrus and Duck Dynasty were popular topics this year. Hollywood violence also was critiqued.
- Wade Burleson: Duck Dynasty and a New Television Network
- Todd Friel: Forget Miley, What About the "Man" on Stage With Her?
- Kae Am: Boston Bomber and Dexter: Right in their own Eyes
Marriage and Family
If you want to better and better spouse or parent, there are plenty of articles on these topics.
- Tim Challies: 18 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Wife
- Tim Challies: Stopping An Affair Before It Begins
- Mort Fertel: How to Fix a Broken Marriage – Even When Your Spouse Resists
- Ann Frailey: Spoiled Children - Spoiled Society
When President Obama was supporting the idea of intervention in Syria, Christians got excited about the possibility of this being an endtimes-related event.
- Jeffrey Goodman: Russia, Syria and Bible Prophecy
The idea that science can verify details in the Bible excites Christians. Jeffrey Goodman explores the role of comets in the Bible and they are tools of God's judgment. Meanwhile the topic of intelligent design attracts atheists to the CP website.
- Jeffrey Goodman: Human Remains Found at Sodom
- Mike Keas: Molecular Machines in the Cell: See the Products of Intelligent Design Animated
Duke Taber is a single divorced pastor. He describes how he's been treated by fellow Christians.
If one of your New Year's Resolutions is to grow closer to Christ in 2014, there are plenty of articles with ideas about spiritual growth and overcoming temptation.
- Olabode Ososami: When Your Dream Becomes an Idol
- Wade Burleson: 5 Things Highly Focused Kingdom People Do Before 8 AM
Megapastor Rick Warren's son committed suicide which lead to an increase in interest in how Christians should treat mental illness.
- Olabode Ososami: Warren Suicide – Masterpiece of the Accuser
Mark Ellis reports on the testimonies of people converted to Christianity often in places where Christians are persecuted. He also describes the trials that Christians while faithfully following Jesus.
- Wife of Amish school shooter found strength in the Lord
- Imam's Daughter Found Christ, Miraculously Survived Torture by Family