December (Web-only) 2008

At Prison Church, Inmates Find Faith Behind the Razor WireSubscriber Access Only
In one Michigan institution, it's a real congregation — not just a ministry.
Recovering Church History: Exile from BabylonSubscriber Access Only
The Iraqi Christian community, now nearly gone, was the church's center for a millennium.
DefianceSubscriber Access Only
Darkness, the Silver Screen, and the Human SoulSubscriber Access Only
The personal transformation of the complex and profoundly imperfect man in Schindler's List might very easily be our own story.
My Top Ten Theology Stories of 2008Subscriber Access Only
Counting down the events, debates, and books that shaped evangelical theology over the last year.
Revolutionary RoadSubscriber Access Only
The re-teaming of Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCarprio is as far from Titanic as you can get. Their acting is fine here, but the film may be too cynical for its own good.
Waltz With BashirSubscriber Access Only
The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonSubscriber Access Only
Last Chance HarveySubscriber Access Only
Marley & MeSubscriber Access Only
The SpiritSubscriber Access Only
ValkyrieSubscriber Access Only
Bedtime StoriesSubscriber Access Only
Franklin Graham: What's the Fuss About?Subscriber Access Only
The evangelist who once prayed at an inauguration offers his take of Obama-Warren inauguration controversy.
Diagnosing JosSubscriber Access Only
Political problems don't always have political solutions.
A Christmas CartoonSubscriber Access Only
A Life-Affirming CharacterSubscriber Access Only
Playing a compassionate caretaker in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Taraji P. Henson says her character is the embodiment of God's unconditional love.
News Quiz: Inaugural IreSubscriber Access Only
Why are people so mad at Obama? The United Nations decides about defamation, and scientists follow the star.
Q&A: What Obama's Election Means for the Segregated ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Michael O. Emerson on why black and white evangelicals can't believe the other voted as they did.
Searching for the Star of BethlehemSubscriber Access Only
A new theory makes the news. But are 21st-century astronomers looking in the wrong place?
The WrestlerSubscriber Access Only
The Tale of DespereauxSubscriber Access Only
Seven PoundsSubscriber Access Only
Yes ManSubscriber Access Only
Architect of Religious Right DiesSubscriber Access Only
Paul Weyrich, who co-founded the Moral Majority with Jerry Falwell in 1979, died this morning.
'A Classic Fairy Tale'Subscriber Access Only
Writer/producer Gary Ross says The Tale of Despereaux, devoid of any cutesy pop culture references, is a throwback to the vintage classics.
It Came Upon a Big Screen ClearSubscriber Access Only
Holiday movies don't often depict the real Christmas story, but when they do, it's a light shining in the darkness.
When Baby Jesus Went MissingSubscriber Access Only
How did officers find him? And what words were axed from a dictionary?
Colson's RedemptionSubscriber Access Only
Prison Fellowship founder says he doesn't want a pardon, but the Presidential Citizen Medal means a lot.
Adam ResurrectedSubscriber Access Only
DoubtSubscriber Access Only
Frost/NixonSubscriber Access Only
Gran TorinoSubscriber Access Only
Nothing Like the HolidaysSubscriber Access Only
The Alien MessiahSubscriber Access Only
Klaatu, the alien at the center of The Day the Earth Stood Still, is still very much a Christ figure in this remake, says director Scott Derrickson.
The Day the Earth Stood StillSubscriber Access Only
The ReaderSubscriber Access Only
Interview: NAE President Leith Anderson on Richard Cizik's ResignationSubscriber Access Only
'If he did not appropriately represent NAE, then he has lost credibility as a spokesperson.'
Richard Cizik Resigns from the National Association of EvangelicalsSubscriber Access Only
Longtime lobbyist and media spokesman recently said 'I'm shifting' on gay unions.
Wendy and LucySubscriber Access Only
No Doubt About ItSubscriber Access Only
John Patrick Shanley, writer/director of Doubt, is certain of one thing: We should embrace our doubts, and not be so certain about anything.
Philip Yancey: Escaping the BulletsSubscriber Access Only
A speaking tour in India led to a few close calls.
What's Ahead for the Fractured Episcopal Church?Subscriber Access Only
The new Anglican branch will face several significant hurdles.
Giving Is from GodSubscriber Access Only
The ministry of giving evokes gratitude to God because its source is rooted in his grace.
News Quiz: Christmas SpecialsSubscriber Access Only
Black Friday promotions at Planned Parenthood and the Creation Museum.
Local ColorSubscriber Access Only
Violence Smothers Jos in SmokeSubscriber Access Only
Peace eludes us.
A Latter-day AllianceSubscriber Access Only
Evangelicals, once uncomfortable with Romney, unite with Mormons on gay marriage ban.
The Dawn of GraceSubscriber Access Only
Nash, Slocum reunite for a marvelous Christmas album.
'Perhaps Just Out of Our Minds'Subscriber Access Only
Christian filmmaker Buzz McLaughlin tries to find a niche between secular movies and preachy ones—only to find it's an elusive market.
Recessions Are Good?Subscriber Access Only
Many see moral uplift as a result of the slumping economy.
Ignorance as BlessingSubscriber Access Only
Foreknowledge: for God and not for us.
Prepare the Way of the LordSubscriber Access Only
An Advent calendar.
Yule TidingsSubscriber Access Only
Five New CDs for Christmas
Christmas Music Wrap-Up 2008Subscriber Access Only
2008 Readers' Choice Christian Music AwardsSubscriber Access Only
A record turnout of voters awarded the usual suspects as far as favorite Male Artist and Band, as well as Album, but there's a new favorite Female Artist after five years—plus the reader's choice for Best New Artist.
Welcome to the Welcome WagonSubscriber Access Only
Paradise SkySubscriber Access Only
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany.