January (Web-only) 2007

A Memorable Trip to the Emergency RoomSubscriber Access Only
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu wins year-end raves, but who saw it? Plus, reviews of God Grew Tired of Us, The Hitcher, and additional reviews of Pan's Labyrinth, Miss Potter, Letters from Iwo Jima, The Good German, Thr3e, and Primeval.
Miss Potter charms Christian criticsSubscriber Access Only
Christian film reviewers recommend Miss Potter and, to a lesser degree, Stomp the Yard. They also weigh in on Alpha Dog, Notes on a Scandal, Primeval, and Arthur and Invisibles. Plus, more views on Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, Freedom Writers, The Queen, Children of Men, Venus, The Painted Veil, and Code Name: The Cleaner, and a comparison of Stranger than Fiction and Facing the Giants.
Thr3e Thumbs Down for 'Christian Thriller'Subscriber Access Only
Christian film critics are frustrated by Thr3e, but inspired by Freedom Writers. Plus, reviews of Venus, Happily N'Ever After, The Painted Veil, and Code Name: The Cleaner.
Dreamgirls, Children, Iwo Jima and moreSubscriber Access Only
Christian critics consider Dreamgirls, Children of Men, Letters from Iwo Jima, Pan's Labyrinth, We Are Marshall, The Good Shepherd, and Night at the Museum. Plus, new reviews of Rocky Balboa, The Pursuit of Happyness, and Charlotte's Web.
What Makes the Korean Church Grow?Subscriber Access Only
The simple secrets of its remarkable expansion.
A Century After North Korean Revival, Dreams of an EncoreSubscriber Access Only
At New Jersey gathering, memories and prayers.
The 10 Most Redeeming Films of 2006Subscriber Access Only
What do a shy-but-brilliant speller, a dead Mexican guy, a street thug from Soweto, a compassionate spider, an anti-Nazi young woman, and the baby Jesus have in common? They're all in movies that we've just voted the ten most redeeming films of 2006.
The 'Definitive' PassionSubscriber Access Only
Mel Gibson's controversial blockbuster comes to DVD again—this time in a two-disc "definitive edition" including hours of commentaries, bonus features, and more.
What's Up with Radio?Subscriber Access Only
In this, the fourth of a four-part series on the state of Christian radio, we take a glimpse into radio's future—and how alternative technologies might affect the business.
Catch and ReleaseSubscriber Access Only
Seraphim FallsSubscriber Access Only
Obama's Grade School Not a Madrassa After AllSubscriber Access Only
Also: Super Bowl coaches brothers in Christ, churches oppose U.K. gay adoption law, the Burmese military aims to wipe out Christians, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Pastor/Blogger Says Hebrew Prof's Gender Cost Her Tenure at SeminarySubscriber Access Only
Southwestern Baptist's board chair calls hiring a "momentary lax of the parameters."
What's Up with Radio?Subscriber Access Only
In this, the third of a four-part series on the state of Christian radio, we learn how "Becky" and others influence the decisions about what songs are played on the air.
What's Up with Radio?Subscriber Access Only
In this, the second of a four-part series on the state of Christian radio, we meet "Becky," the target demographic—and how she affects a myriad of decisions in the business.
What to Do with a Former Communist InformantSubscriber Access Only
Should collaboration with persecutors be a bar to ministry? Poland's Catholics aren't the first to wonder.
Miss PotterSubscriber Access Only
What's Up with Radio?Subscriber Access Only
In this, the first of a four-part series on the state of Christian radio, we take a brief look at its history and its recent growth. So, is it working, or does it need fixing?
Freedom WritersSubscriber Access Only
Happily N'Ever AfterSubscriber Access Only
The Painted VeilSubscriber Access Only
Thr3eSubscriber Access Only
VenusSubscriber Access Only
Finding and Missing Jesus at Ford's FuneralSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Richard Land, Leith Anderson, and others on Hussein's execution; Elizabeth Fox-Genovese dies; mysterious charges against an evangelical Episcopalian leader; and other stories from online sources around the world.
Lennon's 'Last Temptation'Subscriber Access Only
The symbol of the sixties is desecrated, and a generation falls headlong into its midlife crisis.
John Lennon's Born-Again PhaseSubscriber Access Only
"Can He love me?" the former Beatle asked Oral Roberts. "I want out of hell."
God Grew Tired of UsSubscriber Access Only
PrimevalSubscriber Access Only
Christianity Today Movies did not review this film, but here's what other critics are saying ...
The Ten CommandmentsSubscriber Access Only
Long Island ShoresSubscriber Access Only
Alt folk/country
MagicSubscriber Access Only
Pop/rock
Neon BibleSubscriber Access Only
Indie alternative pop/rock
Pearl JamSubscriber Access Only
Alternative rock
The Sermon on Exposition BoulevardSubscriber Access Only
Alt-folk
Snakes and ArrowsSubscriber Access Only
Progressive pop/rock
Sola ScripturaSubscriber Access Only
Progressive pop/rock
TheologySubscriber Access Only
Folk-Pop
ToHeavenURideSubscriber Access Only
Gospel/R&B/Folk
The WalkSubscriber Access Only
Pop/rock
What's Mine Is YoursSubscriber Access Only
Folk-pop
ZeitgeistSubscriber Access Only
Alternative rock
The Best Christian Children's Albums of 2006Subscriber Access Only
2006 Readers' Choice Christian Music AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Skillet, Apologetix fans lift their faves to the top; Camp, St. James repeat; Leeland jumps into the mix.
Favorite Worship Albums of 2006Subscriber Access Only
Our annual list of twelve finds a welcome return from several of the most influential and important songwriters in the history of contemporary worship music.
Christmas Music Wrap-Up 2007Subscriber Access Only
2007 Readers' Choice Christian Music AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Skillet, Jeremy, Skillet, Rebecca, and more Skillet … plus your picks for Best Album and Best New Artist
Best Artists of 2006Subscriber Access Only
Best New Artists of 2006Subscriber Access Only
New talent quickly comes and goes in the music business, but here are twelve new Christian artists that we hope to see continue for years to come.
Best New Artists of 2007Subscriber Access Only
Twelve newcomers whose debut albums left a lasting impression on us, and who we'll look forward to hearing for years to come.
2006 Readers' Choice Christian Music AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Skillet, Apologetix fans lift their faves to the top; Camp, St. James repeat; Leeland jumps into the mix.
Favorite Worship Albums of 2007Subscriber Access Only
Our annual list of picks from the last twelve months is heavily devoted to the growth and creativity among alternative worship styles in drawing believers to praise and reflection.
What Does the Lord Require of You?
What Does the Lord Require of You?
Micah’s most beloved verse is more than a spiritual to-do list.