October (Web-only) 2009

This Is ItSubscriber Access Only
Combining elements of a documentary and a concert film, this movie proves that Michael Jackson was more than ready for a spellbinding comeback.
Open BookSubscriber Access Only
Not Too YoungSubscriber Access Only
Sound OffSubscriber Access Only
DuetsSubscriber Access Only
Site Explores Michael Jackson's FaithSubscriber Access Only
Spiritual quotes compiled from various sources. Plus: Inspirational Country Awards winners; spreading a Christian message to Muslims; breast cancer benefit; and more.
Introducing ... Paige ArmstrongSubscriber Access Only
Diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of ten, Paige Armstrong, now 19, is ready to rock, with her first record—and an urgent message for teens.
Common BondsSubscriber Access Only
Catholic musician Matt Maher is bringing his music—and a dream of unity—into the Protestant church.
Nigeria: Christian Movie Capital of the WorldSubscriber Access Only
Spirituality fuels Nollywood's booming film industry.
A Pope-Pourri of MoviesSubscriber Access Only
The first-ever John Paul II International Film Festival, inviting filmmakers of all stripes, brings a message of "faith through the storm" to Miami.
Astro BoySubscriber Access Only
Nearly 60 years after his debut in Japan, the teen robotic superhero finally gets a big-screen computer-animated feature with predictable but pleasing results.
AmeliaSubscriber Access Only
Hilary Swank is Amelia Earhart in Mira Nair's handsome, though not entirely satisfying, biopic.
It Is WellSubscriber Access Only
The Road AcousticSubscriber Access Only
Happy Day: Live Worship, LondonSubscriber Access Only
Delirious Officially Bids FarewellSubscriber Access Only
Final round of American shows followed by hits CD. Plus: Knapp plans new album; AMA Inspirational nominations announced; Perry goes unplugged; and more.
Introducing ... Jaymes ReunionSubscriber Access Only
Cameron Jaymes, frontman of Jaymes Reunion, discusses his influences, his band, and their new self-titled album, which released last week.
Communicating 'Essential Things'Subscriber Access Only
Singer/songwriter Carolyn Arends has a gift for telling stories, speaking truth, and engaging minds—including on her new CD, Love Was Here First, out today.
How to Find Your Rival GodsSubscriber Access Only
Idolatry is not just a failure to obey God, it is a setting of the whole heart on something besides God.
New York, I Love YouSubscriber Access Only
The follow up to Paris, je t'aime explores the same ideas in a slightly rearranged package and an entirely new town: New York City.
Law Abiding CitizenSubscriber Access Only
This thriller attempts to say something about justice, but it's completely lawless—and shamelessly crass and blatantly stupid.
Where the Wild Things AreSubscriber Access Only
Exquisitely rendered but pervasively dark, Spike Jonze's take on the classic kids' book is a story about childhood that might be too disturbing for children.
Sheffield's Biblical Studies Program SurvivesSubscriber Access Only
Student protests save department founded by F. F. Bruce.
Rescue Mission for GMASubscriber Access Only
The future of the Gospel Music Association is at stake due to financial hardship, but a benefit concert last night was an effort to save the organization.
Hope RisingSubscriber Access Only
OneSubscriber Access Only
Swine Flu Strikes LittrellSubscriber Access Only
Other Backstreet Boys take preventive measures, but tour still a go. PLUS: U2 preps for Songs of Ascent; Blind Boys duets on tap; Peterson's Christmas tour turns ten; and more.
I Look to YouSubscriber Access Only
Whitney Houston's latest album hints at singer's faith journey and gospel ties, especially the title track.
Turning the Gospel Ship AroundSubscriber Access Only
Lenny and Daniel Smith founded a new record company with the intent of celebrating creative, intelligent, and meaty worship music.
Evangelicals Endorse Immigration ReformSubscriber Access Only
The National Association of Evangelicals' board overwhelmingly approved a resolution to seek 'faith and equal treatment' of immigrants.
An EducationSubscriber Access Only
A beautifully stylized, superbly acted tale about the choice between book smarts or the school of life.
Couples RetreatSubscriber Access Only
Four married couples seek therapy on a tropical island in a comedy that is neither all that believable or all that funny.
Supreme Court Weighs Fate of Mojave CrossSubscriber Access Only
The court considered whether a transfer of property changes a church-state question.
Leaning Over and Getting CloseSubscriber Access Only
The neighbor is closer than we imagine.
NeedSubscriber Access Only
WitnessSubscriber Access Only
SKRIPTSubscriber Access Only
Forget and Not Slow DownSubscriber Access Only
StillSubscriber Access Only
Katinas to Host Samoa BenefitSubscriber Access Only
Samoan band to host concert for earthquake/tsunami relief. Plus: Family Force 5 does Christmas; Groves readies next studio CD; new VeggieTales story and song; and more.
Catching up with ... Relient KSubscriber Access Only
Front man Matt Thiessen chats about the pop/punk veterans' new CD Forget and Not Slow Down.
Reunited and It Appeals So GoodSubscriber Access Only
After 15 years of pursuing their own solo careers, siblings BeBe and CeCe Winans are together again with a new album.
Germany's Christian DemocratsSubscriber Access Only
An administration official discusses evangelicals' political involvement—or lack thereof.
Europe's Past Is Today's HopeSubscriber Access Only
Rome won't cede the continent to secularists without a fight.
Pistol City HolinessSubscriber Access Only
The blues of Dave Perkins is raw, real, and full of hope.
Whip ItSubscriber Access Only
In her first role since Juno, Ellen Page shuns the path of beauty pageants and tries out her grrrrrl power in quite a different arena instead: Roller derby.
More Than a GameSubscriber Access Only
An inspirational documentary about LeBron James's high school basketball team teaches good lessons about the importance of relationships.
The Boys Are BackSubscriber Access Only
Clive Owen shines in this rich and realistic look at a single dad's journey through grief.
The Invention of LyingSubscriber Access Only
In a world where nobody has ever lied, a screenwriter discovers the advantages of modifying the truth—and it's not the attack on religion that some have made it out to be.
Capitalism: A Love StorySubscriber Access Only
Michael Moore uses the occasion of our financial crisis to decry capitalism, but his argument is muddled and his alternative nebulous.
A Serious ManSubscriber Access Only
The latest from the Coen brothers brings many of their themes full circle in a tale of woe of nearly biblical proportions. PLUS: The Coens' worldview.
Toy (Stories) R UsSubscriber Access Only
With the re-release of Toy Story and Toy Story 2 (in 3D!) for a limited theatrical run, we are reminded of the genius of Pixar's excellence from the very beginning: Story, story, story.
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.