December (Web-only) 2006

Charlotte, Rocky, Happyness Shine; Eragon FizzlesSubscriber Access Only
Charlotte's Web is a good family film, Rocky Balboa makes a successful return, The Pursuit of Happyness is an admirable father/son tale, and Eragon ...well, let's just say that this dragon has no fire.
Apocalypto, Blood Diamond "Relentlessly Violent"Subscriber Access Only
Will Mel Gibson's Apocalypto disappoint his Christian fans? Religious critics disagree about the movie. Plus, Blood Diamond, The Holiday, and Unaccompanied Minors.
Nativity Story Delights Some, Disappoints OthersSubscriber Access Only
Christian film critics have mixed feelings about Catherine Hardwicke's The Nativity Story. Plus, For Your Consideration, Volver, Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj, and Turistas.
Pan's LabyrinthSubscriber Access Only
Gerald Ford: Prayer and a Quiet FaithSubscriber Access Only
Christianity Today's take on a then-new president.
Gerald R. Ford: Lessons From The PresidencySubscriber Access Only
Gerald R. Ford's May 28, 1977, commencement address to his son and 180 other Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary graduates.
Children of MenSubscriber Access Only
DreamgirlsSubscriber Access Only
Three Purposes of ChristmasSubscriber Access Only
Saddleback's Warren to address global audience over holiday weekend.
King Jesus the DisguisedSubscriber Access Only
There's a reason it's not easy to spot him.
The Good GermanSubscriber Access Only
The Good ShepherdSubscriber Access Only
Night at the MuseumSubscriber Access Only
We Are MarshallSubscriber Access Only
What Is This Word?Subscriber Access Only
The incomprehensible, intimate Christmas story.
Christmas Shame
Christmas ShameSubscriber Access Only
The year we had no tree, Mother planted within me a seed of discontent with all cultural displays of religion.
Letters from Iwo JimaSubscriber Access Only
Rocky BalboaSubscriber Access Only
Christmas Wars Prove Lucrative Fundraising Opportunity for Advocacy GroupsSubscriber Access Only
AFA says buttons and magnets are selling so well, it plans to expand its campaign to Easter.
Yes to Shame and GlorySubscriber Access Only
Mary is a model of openness to the power of God.
Yo! Rocky's Back!Subscriber Access Only
Dissatisfied with the way the Rocky franchise ended 16 years ago, Sylvester Stallone has written a new final chapter—one that brings his faith into the picture more than ever. He gives us the scoop.
My Dad Was on That PlaneSubscriber Access Only
We Are Marshall portrays Marshall University's football program, devastated by a 1970 plane crash that killed the entire team, 75 people in all. My father was one of them.
Graham Family Takes Disagreement Over Burial Site PublicSubscriber Access Only
Plus: The Left Behind video game, Jay Bakker's documentary, the other Christmas tree war, and more stories from online sources around the world.
Charlotte's WebSubscriber Access Only
EragonSubscriber Access Only
The Pursuit of HappynessSubscriber Access Only
Familiar WordSubscriber Access Only
Famous black voices eagerly join audio Bible project.
Whither the Nativity Crowd?Subscriber Access Only
We recently asked that question in a recent newsletter, regarding the slow start at the box office for The Nativity Story
Entertaining TruthSubscriber Access Only
Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond) on being in Hollywood but not of it.
Jim Bakker Made Me Do ItSubscriber Access Only
The Road to RestorationSubscriber Access Only
How should the church treat its fallen leaders?
The Private Lives of Public LeadersSubscriber Access Only
Believers once stood watch with each other. Now they have learned to wink at questionable ethical choices.
Are All Sins Created Equal?Subscriber Access Only
Curses! The Readers ReactSubscriber Access Only
We've recently reviewed some CDs by Christian artists who happened to include profanity in their lyrics. We asked readers what they think ... and here's what they said.
Cloning Okayed, Bible Urinated Upon in AustraliaSubscriber Access Only
Plus: CPT hostages speak, Malaysia corpse battle ends, Md. pastor shot to death, and other stories from online sources around the world.
ApocalyptoSubscriber Access Only
Blood DiamondSubscriber Access Only
The HolidaySubscriber Access Only
Democrats Hand Weekly Radio Address to Jim WallisSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Faith-based initiative to Supreme Court, the Qur'an oath controversy, what Obama said, Mark Driscoll's apology, and other stories from online sources around the world.
"Shall the Fundamentalists Win?"Subscriber Access Only
An excerpt from Philip Jenkins' new book, The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South.
It's a Wonderful FilmographySubscriber Access Only
From Mr. Deeds and Mr. Smith through George Bailey and his Wonderful Life, the films of director Frank Capra show goodness triumphant in a brutally fallen world—with faith as the key.
Warren, Obama, the Christian Coalition, and 'the Evangelical Agenda'Subscriber Access Only
Plus: A lonely Christmas war, the correction of the year, the Pope's Turkey trip, and many other stories from online sources around the world.
The Nativity StorySubscriber Access Only
The Nativity StorySubscriber Access Only
The Best of Passion [So Far]Subscriber Access Only
Draw Me BackSubscriber Access Only
Why So Many Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
Stephen Mansfield: Why So Many Conservative Christians Wanted a ‘Pagan Brawler’ in the White House
And how their choice of Trump has affected the church since last year’s election.