Mark Galli announces retirement as Editor in Chief of ‘Christianity Today’

Mark Galli announces retirement as Editor in Chief of ‘Christianity Today’ Minnesota pastor Daniel Harrell named as new editor in chief, starting in early January CAROL STREAM, Ill., Oct. 8, 2019 — Mark Galli announced his retirement as editor in chief of Christianity Today, where he has served in various editorial roles for the last 30 years. “I’ve been EIC for about seven years now, and as it goes with many jobs, I think I finally understand what I should have been…

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Christianity Today wins Excellence in Religion Reporting Awards

Christianity Today wins Excellence in Religion Reporting Awards CAROL STREAM, Ill., Sept. 13, 2017 — Christianity Today won two top awards showcasing religion journalism excellence at the Religion News Association’s annual awards banquet in Nashville, Tennessee on September 9, 2017. Christianity Today won first place for Excellence in Magazine Overall Religion Coverage. Editor in Chief Mark Galli shares, “It’s always encouraging to be recognized for excellence, but it’s especially gratifying to hear it from a stellar journalistic organization like the Religion News Association. Our news…

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Christianity Today wins 32 Evangelical Press Association Awards, including First Place for Indian Christianity Special Report

Christianity Today wins 32 Evangelical Press Association Awards, including First Place for Indian Christianity Special Report Carol Stream, IL April 17, 2017 – Chicago was the home of The Evangelical Press Association’s annual convention April 9-11, 2017 and Christianity Today won 32 Awards of Excellence and Higher Goals Awards across multiple ministry brands. The two annual contests honor EPA-member publications, the Awards of Excellence for publications as a whole and the Higher Goals for individual pieces that were produced in…

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Christianity Today’s Church Law & Tax Receives $750,000 Grant to Build Robust Online Church Staff Compensation Resource

Christianity Today’s Church Law & Tax Receives $750,000 Grant to Build Robust Online Church Staff Compensation Resource Contact: Samuel Ogles Phone: 630.384.7267 E-mail:sogles@christianitytoday.com Carol Stream, IL December 12, 2016 – Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $750,000 grant to Church Law & Tax (CLT) to support its online work in helping set fair and reasonable pastor and church worker compensation. CLT is a ministry of Christianity Today.  “We are grateful to Lilly Endowment for this generous grant,” said Matthew Branaugh, Editor of…

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Christianity Today Receives $2 Million Capacity-Building Grant from Lilly Endowment

Christianity Today Receives $2 Million Capacity-Building Grant from Lilly Endowment Contact: Cory Whitehead 630.384.7223 cwhitehead@christianitytoday.com Carol Stream, IL December 13, 2016 – Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $2 million grant to thenonprofit, global media ministry Christianity Today in support of Christian thought journalism and to help sustain meaningful discourse in the digital age. “This generous gift will work to expand CT’s ministry capacity and our cause of Beautiful Orthodoxy beyond the four million readers we reach monthly,” said President and CEO Harold…

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Books & Culture Ends 21-Year Run

Books & Culture Ends 21-Year Run Contact: Cory Whitehead, Christianity Today, 630-260-6200 ext 4220 CAROL STREAM, Ill., Oct. 12, 2016 — The November/December 2016 issue of the bimonthly review Books & Culture will be its last after a run of 128 issues over 21 years. Earlier this month, the ministry of Christianity Today made the difficult decision to end the beloved publication. In the final issue’s “Note to Our Readers,” Christianity Today President and CEO Harold Smith explains, “Publishing print in a digital age is hard….

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Christianity Today Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Christianity Today Celebrates 60th Anniversary Contact: Cory Whitehead Phone: 630-260-6200 x4220 E-mail: cwhitehead@christianitytoday.com Carol Stream, IL March 31, 2016 – 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of Christianity Today, the global media ministry founded by Billy Graham in 1956. To honor this occasion, Christianity Today has released a digital booklet tying Graham’s original vision to the work of the ministry today. Billy Graham felt the urgent need for balanced reporting, biblical commentary, and a loving posture on the social, cultural, and theological trends facing…

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Christianity Today’s 2016 Book Awards

Christianity Today’s 2016 Book Awards Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture. Friends who know my book-besotted line of work sometimes ask whether I actually read, cover-to-cover, all the volumes that come streaming into my office. I have to suppress a snicker, because that’s a bit like asking whether Alex Trebek knows all the answers on Jeopardy! Still, I devoured every word of the four finalists for CT’s first-ever Beautiful Orthodoxy book award. (See…

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Christianity Today Invites Leaders’ Commitment to Beautiful Orthodoxy

Christianity Today Invites Leaders’ Commitment to Beautiful Orthodoxy Contact: Cory Whitehead Phone: 630-260-6200 x4220 E-mail: cwhitehead@christianitytoday.com  Carol Stream, IL September 16, 2015 – Christianity Today invites Christian leaders to pledge their commitment to Beautiful Orthodoxy through the new website BeautifulOrthodoxy.com.  The global media ministry’s core cause, Beautiful Orthodoxy is CT’s overarching response to culture’s turn toward ugly orthodoxy and attractive heresy—or truth spoken in shrill and unloving ways and falsehood spoken in winsome and compelling fashion.  Harold Smith, President and CEO, says, “Since our…

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