Top 50 Evangelical Christian Blogs

by Joy Shepherd on January 14, 2010

You might think that evangelical Christian blogs would be filled with doom and gloom. While some of those blogs do exist, most of the best blogs today — or, at least the most popular evangelical Christian blogs today — focus on teaching, humor, news from a Christian perspective and daily living. Those tops blogs are listed below in categories that range from education to ministries and from personal blogs to a couple blogs with off-beat perspectives.

Each link within the categories below is listed in alphabetical order to show readers that we do not favor one blog over another.

Educational Blogs

  1. Alpha & Omega Ministries: This blog is housed at a site that also carries a Webcast, chat, articles and store, and is maintained by James R. White, an elder at Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church.
  2. Answer the Skeptic: The sole purpose of this site is to help Christians answer objections raised by skeptics and atheists.
  3. Christian History Blog: ChristianHistory.net works to connect contemporary Christians to their spiritual heritage by communicating church history.
  4. Contend Earnestly: Seth McBee offers a blog that serves up opinion, history and Christian biographies.
  5. Evangelical Ephemera: You can find ephemeral and idiosyncratic nature of evangelical print networks on this blog, with interesting excerpts and resources.
  6. Stand to Reason: Stand to Reason trains Christians to think more clearly about their faith and to make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity and classical Christian values in the public square.
  7. Standing on Shoulders: This blog focuses on the historical lessons in Christianity to learn from the past.

Ministers’ and Ministries Blogs

  1. Adrian Warnock: Adrian is part of the leadership team of Jubilee Church in London, where he has preached for more than a decade. His book, Raised With Christ – How The Resurrection Changes Everything was published by Crossway January 2010.
  2. Emmanuel Evangelical Church: This church blog offers a constant stream of questions that pushes the faithful to reading their Bibles.
  3. George Bullard’s Journey: Learn more about the Strategic Leadership Coaching program for Christian ministry with The Columbia Partnership in this blog.
  4. Gospel.com: A community of online ministries offers a continuous stream of blog entries from a faith-based perspective. The goal is to make the resources of the Community–online articles, music, podcasts, Bible studies, devotionals, and much more as easy as possible to find.
  5. Internet Monk: Michael Spencer is the primary writer and editor of Internet Monk, Jesus Shaped Spirituality, and the moderator of the Boar’s Head Tavern. This is his blog.
  6. JollyBlogger: Enjoy this blog written by a Christian, husband, father, pasor and “all-around goof who believes that God is at His best when man is at his worst.”
  7. Mark D. Roberts: This blog focuses on evangelical ministry and the connections between work and God.
  8. Ministrymaker: This blog offers a valuable service, with sermon outlines, church planting ideas, worship resources and more.
  9. Rhett Smith: Rhett is a licensed marriage and family therapist as well as pastor to youth and families.
  10. The Barnabas Project: The Barnabas Project (formerly known as ‘No Plan B’) is a blog for Evangelicals who intend to remain within the Episcopal Church.
  11. Transforming Sermons: This blog is focused on preachers, helping them to hear and proclaim the Word of God.
  12. Truthbomb Apologetics: Faith Christian Fellowship in Williamsport, Maryland analyzes philosophical, theological, historical, ethical, and scientific claims as they relate to God.
  13. World of Your Making: Rick Lord, currently the Rector of Church of the Holy Comforter in Vienna, Virginia, talks about life and ministry and sharing that journey.

Missionaries

  1. Jim’s Missionary Blog: Jim is licensed and ordained through RHEMA Ministerial Association International and currently is a teacher at RHEMA Bible Training Center, Germany.
  2. Missionary Confidential: This blog is a place where evangelical missionaries from all over the globe can discuss why there are lows, challenges and difficulties experienced in the field, from fund raising to communication back home.
  3. Missionary-Blogs.com: This is the place to go to find Christian missionaries around the world who write online journals on an updated basis.
  4. TechMission: This site connects people with the poor, and includes pages filled with information about urban ministry, Christian volunteering, city vision college projects and more.
  5. The Stay-At-Home Missionary: The tagline for this blog is “reaching the world for Christ, beginning in the home.”
  6. Under the Acacias: A riveting missionary blog from Burkina Faso.

News and Journal Blogs

  1. Christian Clarity Review: This blog provides current events as viewed through the Word of God and Jesus Christ in various formats. There is a large emphasis on Calvinism.
  2. First Things: First Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an inter-religious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.
  3. Richmond Evangelical Examiner: Funds generated through page views of this evangelical news blog will be donated to a charitable organization to be determined before Christmas 2010.
  4. SmartChristian.com: This blog provides an outlet for information and breaking news on religion, politics, including numerous resources, references, and relational connection. It does not reflect the views or positions of any church or organization.
  5. The Evangelical Outpost: This blog offers reflections on culture, politics and religion from an evangelical worldview.
  6. Urban Christian News: Look to this site for constantly updated world news reported from an evangelical perspective.
  7. WorldMag: Today’s news with Christian views, with community and commentary.

Personal Blogs

  1. 21st Century Reformation: This blog is dedicated to the task of “making disciples and building morally beautiful community.”
  2. Amy’s Humble Musings: Amy Scott writes about life musings, with the underlying factor a goal to live simply to God’s glory.
  3. Challies: Tim Challies, blogger, author and web designer has an intense Web site as well as a book entitled, The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment.
  4. Christian Intellectualism and Aplogetics Research: CIAR is is devoted to exploring apologetic truths of Christianity while, at the same time, “spreading the music talent of acoustic punk singer Randy Hardman.” Randy Hardman holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from Appalachian State University. He is pursuing an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary.
  5. eChurchWebsites Christian Blog: A personal take on the world view, colored by the lens of evangelical commitment.
  6. Gadfly’s Muse: A lovely blog filled with images, meditations and humor.
  7. La Shawn Barber’s Corner: La Shawn Barber is a freelance writer, blogger, and blog consultant, and her work has appeared in the Washington Examiner, Washington Post, Washington Times, The National Jurist, Christian Research Journal, Christianity Today, Today’s Christian Woman, Beliefnet.com and many other publications.
  8. New Covenant: This construction manager writes on everything from ID to homeschooling, culture and evangelicalism — including apologetics and theology.
  9. Rantings of a Lord of the Rings Fanatic: This software developer shares his world perspective through the lens of a conservative Christian.
  10. Reasonable Christian: Charlie Ray presents a defense of the Gospel from an evangelical and reformed Anglican perspective.
  11. Rebecca Writes: Rebecca Stark writes primarily about faith and theology from Whitehorse, Yukon; but, shealso about other things that interest her, like headless chickens.
  12. Reconciliation Blog: Edward Gilbreath is a writer, editor, and speaker mostly on issues of diversity and race relations in the church. His latest book is Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical’s Inside View of White Christianity.
  13. The Christian Monist: This blogger focuses on Biblical-philosophical roots of Christianity, leaning toward Monistic rather than Dualistic.
  14. The G Sides: Although billed as “the randomness of a distracted existential tour guide,” this blog is very focused on every day life from a Christian evangelical perspective.
  15. The Reformed Evangelist: Preaching in the streets, confronting skeptics and spreading The Word is the focus of this three-year-old blog.

Off-Beat Perspectives

  1. The Wittenburg Door: This off-beat look at evangelicalism is sponsored by the Trinity Foundation, a group that helps the helpless and that sponsors several nondenominational home church groups and Bible studies in Texas.
  2. Ship of Fools: “We’re here for people who prefer their religion disorganized,” says the Ship’s editor and designer, Simon Jenkins. “Our aim is to help Christians be self-critical and honest about the failings of Christianity, as we believe honesty can only strengthen faith.”

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