Discover the Christian Science magazines on JSH-Online
The Christian Science Journal was founded in 1883 by Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, with the mission “to put on record the divine Science of Truth.” In her words, the “Journal is designed to bring health and happiness to all households wherein it is permitted to enter, and to confer increased power to be good and to do good.
Hear from the editors
Each issue of the Journal is thoughtfully designed by our editorial staff to deepen your study of Christian Science. Get an overview and hear what inspired our editors in each new issue.
Explore new issues every month
Each new issue is right at your fingertips. Explore the table of contents, audio, printing and downloading options, and more right from the homepage.
What else can I explore with the Journal online?
Still hungry for more inspiration? Check out our curated columns that feature articles and testimonies from recent issues and our vast archive that will deepen your study of Christian Science.
The Christian Science Journal Directory
The Christian Science Journal Directory can help you find resources to aid your spiritual growth, such as Christian Science churches and societies, Reading Rooms, and college organizations near you, as well as Christian Science nurses, practitioners, and teachers.
In 1898, the Christian Science Sentinel was founded with the mission “to hold guard over Truth, Life, and Love." Today, the Sentinel continues this mission, and its articles and testimonies highlight the ways the healing power of the Christ invigorates, uplifts, and transforms the lives of people around the world.
Join a community of healers praying for the world
Each week the Sentinel homepage will feature an important topic relevant to our world today that we at JSH will be praying about. We invite you to join in the conversation. Our editors choose articles they hope will uplift your thought about these important topics and inspire you to share your own prayers with your fellow readers. You can submit your short notes of healing and inspiration on these topics on the Sentinel homepage, where they will be featured during the week.
Explore new issues every week
Looking for the new issue? Explore the table of contents, audio, printing and downloading options, and more in easy-to-use drop-down menus, right on the Sentinel homepage.
Find the inspiration you need
Discover the weekly Sentinel Watch podcast from the Christian Science Sentinel. In each podcast, our contributors tackle a new topic. Hear from Christian Science practitioners and teachers around the world discussing topics such as “Is God real?” and “Christian Science healing.” And once a month, our Sentinel Watch team hosts a practitioner or teacher to discuss questions sent in by our listeners on a wide range of subjects. Submit your questions on the JSH-Online monthly audio topic page and be a part of the conversation.
Looking for youth content?
TeenConnect, from the Christian Science Sentinel, provides authentic takes on timely topics—written by and for teens. You can find articles and testimonies from teens all around the world on subjects such as school exams, body image, and mental health.
Want to learn more about the Bible?
Enrich your study of the weekly Bible Lesson from the Christian Science Quarterly with the Bible Lens column from the Sentinel. Each week you’ll find a helpful mix of information about Bible verses, including historical context, translations, and word studies. This special section is included in each print and digital issue of the Sentinel, and you can explore past Lessons on the Bible Lens archive page.
A monthly magazine dedicated to proclaiming “the universal activity and availability of Truth” and sharing Christian Science with the world. Originally published in German in 1903, The Herald of Christian Science is now available in 14 languages in both print and digital formats designed to share with our global community.
Inspiring and healing content
The healing Principle taught and demonstrated by Christ Jesus is in operation today. Learn more about this divine Principle and read how individuals have been healed through reliance on Christian Science prayer. You’ll find articles, testimonies, pieces for children and young people, and more in every issue of the French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish Heralds.
New content each week
We’re constantly adding new content to dive into. You’ll always have something on your reading list.
Read current and past issues
You’ll never miss an issue of the Herald. New issues are released each month, and more than a century of past issues are easy to find and read.
Be part of the Herald
The Herald is written by readers, for readers. Share the inspiration and healing you’ve experienced through your practice of Christian Science. We want to hear from you!
JSH-Online, all in one place
Looking for recent issues, the latest podcasts, and other resources from JSH-Online all in one place? On our homepage, you will find the latest issues of the Journal, Sentinel, and Herald, the latest episodes of Sentinel Watch, the most recent headlines from the Christian Science Perspective column of The Christian Science Monitor, and much more.
Where can I find featured articles, new podcasts, and important announcements from JSH-Online?
See what’s new on JSH-Online using the carousel located at the top of our main homepage. Each week it will feature handpicked articles on subjects relevant to the world today, the most recent episodes of Sentinel Watch, as well as announcements of new features, products, or special content.
How do I search the archive?
The JSH-Online archive contains more than 275,000 articles, testimonies, and audio programs. The easy-to-use search bar and advanced search functions, accessible right from the homepage, will help you find the inspiration you’re looking for. You can search by author, title, type, or date, or by any word in the full text of every article. You can also view scans of the original article in print, going back to our first issues in 1883.
Where can I find the most recent issues of each of the magazines?
If you’re looking to dive right into the newest issues of the Journal, Sentinel, and Herald visit our main homepage where you can access the table of contents and all audio and download options with one easy click.
How can I get a spiritual perspective on the news?
With the recent headlines from the Christian Science Perspective column of the Christian Science Monitor, you can uplift your thought with inspirations on the day’s news stories.
Looking for updates from The Mother Church?
Get all the recent updates from the Clerk’s Office of The Mother Church in our Church news section. Deadlines for membership applications, updates on Church officers, and news from the Board of Directors are easy to find on our main homepage.
You can also stream online services on Mondays and Wednesdays, and listen to the replays all week long, right from JSH-Online.
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Listen to JSH-Online anytime, anywhere
Find inspiration on the go or in your home with the podcasts, recordings, and audio programs from the Journal, Sentinel, and Herald. Download or stream individual articles and full issues on any device.
Download audio and issues for offline access
- Issue Audio: Listen to full issues of the Sentinel and Journal! Simply press play on each digital issue’s table of contents and enjoy uninterrupted listening. You can also download your favorite articles individually for inspiration wherever you go.
- ePub and Mobi: Each issue of the Journal, Sentinel, and Herald can be downloaded as an eBook for use on your favorite eReader. Simply select the type of download you need for your device from the drop-down menu on any digital issue table of contents.
- Color PDF and Print PDF: Each issue of the Journal, Sentinel, and Herald can be downloaded as a color PDF, complete with images and artwork from the issue, or as a condensed text-only PDF for easy printing. Select your preferred PDF download from the drop-down menu on any digital issue table of contents.
Bookmark and save content you love
Save your favorite content and create your own collections. The bookmarking feature on JSH-Online allows you to save your favorite articles to a personalized library for easy reference. You can also add your own thoughts and inspirations to the articles while you read using the annotation feature. Organize your saved articles in the ‘My bookmarks’ tab by topic, magazine, date, or however you choose.
Search the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings with Concord, the powerful Christian Science study tool
Explore the Bible and Mary Baker Eddy’s writings with Concord. As you’re reading an article or testimony on JSH-Online, simply click any citation link to open Concord and discover a range of search and study options. Sample Concord as a guest and take a tour of the new Concord, or, if you already have a new Concord account, you may log in to use the full tool.
Read the Christian Science Bible Lesson
Read the full text or listen to a continuous audio stream of eBibleLesson Express: Each week, a new Bible Lesson with passages from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures offers practical, healing ideas on the primary themes of Christian Science. With eBibleLesson Express, the latest Bible Lesson is always available for individual study during the week.
Stay up to date with JSH-Online
Facebook: For daily inspiration, check out our Facebook page, where you will find articles from recent issues, podcasts, and pieces from the archive that address current issues in the world.
Twitter: Follow TeenConnect on Twitter for inspiration throughout the day.
Write for us—our readers are our writers
The Christian Science magazines contain thousands of spiritual insights and verified Christian Science healings contributed by your fellow readers. Would you like to add your experience of healing or thoughts on Christian Science to the record? On JSH-Online you can submit your testimonies, articles, and poems to our editors, who will review submissions and work with each author to prepare submissions for publication.
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