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August (Web-only) 2011

The Debt
A gripping thriller about the destructive power of hidden truth.
Ghost on the Canvas
Third World Symphony
I Survived
Saying Grace
Black and White America
Eugene Nida, Who Revolutionized Bible Translations, Dead at 96
His "dynamic equivalence" approach is used by many modern versions.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Fairytale for grown-ups offers plenty of scares, but not much else.
Higher Ground
A woman's experience with Christianity—from the certainties of new conversion to later struggles with faith. PLUS: Interview with Vera Farmiga.
Google Cuts Churches Out Of Nonprofit Program
Faith-based groups must now pay for search giant's tools.
Vera Farmiga's Struggles with God
The director and star of 'Higher Ground' wanted a movie to depict the challenges of faith.
Get In I'm Driving
On the Altar of Love
All We Need
This Is What We Believe
The Pursuit of God
Faroe Islands
Famine in East Africa: Who Cares?
Several Christian NGOs are on the move, provided they can get the appropriate funds.
Fright Night
This sometimes clever remake of the 1985 horror/comedy is undermined by its crassness.
Conan the Barbarian
A ridiculous remake marking the return of the B movie, while glorifying violence and degrading women.
One Day
Twenty years of a relationship, as seen on the same day each year, depicting the course of true love.
Why the 9/11 Cross Should Offend All of Us
The symbol might actually cause 'dyspepsia, symptoms of depression, headaches, anxiety, and mental pain and anguish.'
Trusting God with the Ones You Love
Few things are harder or scarier than trusting God to do what is just and right and good.
John Stott on Singleness
"Uncle John" explains why he stayed single for 90 years.
Marching as to Peace
Documentary 'Budrus' explores peaceful solution on Israel-Palestine border.
Jeff Bridges
Your Insurance May Already Cover 'Abortion-Inducing Drugs'
Health and Human Services ruled last week that insurance plans must provide contraception with no copayment.
30 Minutes or Less
The latest from the director of Zombieland falls short of its predecessor's cleverness.
Humble man of faith or arrogant jock? This documentary explores both sides of the late racing legend.
The Whistleblower
A powerful film about a real-life woman who fought the horrors of sex trafficking in post-war Bosnia.
Zimbabwean Churches Told to Support Ruling Party—or Else
Mugabe regime violently targeting wide spectrum of congregations.
The Help
Based on the bestseller, a drama about unlikely friendships—and the power of telling your story. PLUS: Cast and director of 'The Help' tell their stories.
Watch the Throne
Mark Hatfield Changed My Life in Three Minutes
The senator bucked easy categories, even in citing a simple verse.
Cast and director of 'The Help' tell their stories
Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, and Tate Taylor on the thinking behind the movie.
Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns
Mark Hatfield, Maverick Evangelical Politician, Dies at 89
Former governor and senator known as 'Saint Mark' was steadfast in opposing war, abortion, corrupting power.
Christian Colleges Part of White House Interfaith Service Push
Schools say listening is a key part of the project—but theological pluralism isn’t.
9th Circuit: University Can Force Christian Groups Open to Non-Christians
But court says policy may have been enforced unconstitutionally.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
A laughable prequel with shoddy visuals and a lackluster plot.
John Stott and the Weary Evangelical
What the movement looks like at its best.
Global Reactions to John Stott's Death
N.T. Wright, David Zac Niringiye, and others offer more reflection on the legacy of the worldwide leader.
Young Love
Louvin' the Music
Guitar whiz Ben Hall, 22, plays in the style of Charlie Louvin, Merle Travis, and Chet Atkins.
Another Earth
A thought-provoking film about journeys of an interior—and, oddly enough, inter-planetary—nature.
Do We Really Need More Breast Cancer "Awareness"?
Do We Really Need More Breast Cancer "Awareness"?
Information gets us only so far on the road to health.