July (Web-only) 2012

Max Lucado Goes Overboard on Grace
Max Lucado Goes Overboard on GraceSubscriber Access Only
It's one of those things you don't want to moderate despite the risks, he says.
Nigerian States Propose Religion Limits as Gunmen Kill 19 at Bible Study
Nigerian States Propose Religion Limits as Gunmen Kill 19 at Bible StudySubscriber Access Only
Continued surge in sectarian violence has local governments debating how to stop it.
Making Movies Moral
Making Movies MoralSubscriber Access Only
William Romanowski's 'Reforming Hollywood' sets the record straight on Protestant efforts to shape Hollywood's cultural influence.
Young OceansSubscriber Access Only
O' Be JoyfulSubscriber Access Only
What Happened to My CCM?
What Happened to My CCM?Subscriber Access Only
Much has changed in a generation—the bands, the industry. Oh, and me.
A Better Conversation about Homosexuality
A Better Conversation about HomosexualitySubscriber Access Only
Three recent books expose the cultural captivity of the church to Western ideas about sexuality.
Can Cities Really Block Chick-fil-A?
Can Cities Really Block Chick-fil-A?Subscriber Access Only
Some attorneys say no as Billy Graham, Mike Huckabee, and others voiced support for the fast-food chain.
Watch, The
The WatchSubscriber Access Only
Despite having the cast and the ingredients of a great comedy, it ultimately falls flat.
Poll of Americans: Better a Mormon than a Muslim in White House
Poll of Americans: Better a Mormon than a Muslim in White HouseSubscriber Access Only
Voters are more comfortable with President Obama's religion—as long as he is not a Muslim.
Ruby Sparks
Ruby SparksSubscriber Access Only
A dramatic comedy that asks some good questions about free will and our ability to change others.
Grace & LiesSubscriber Access Only
Life After LaRue
Life After LaRueSubscriber Access Only
A decade, a marriage, three kids, and a near-death experience later, Natalie LaRue is singing again.
Making Non-Sense of the Colorado Shootings
Making Non-Sense of the Colorado ShootingsSubscriber Access Only
Spiritual thoughts on another random act of violence.
Dark Knight Rises, The
The Dark Knight RisesSubscriber Access Only
A rousing and satisfying—if conventional—conclusion that fails to rise to the level of excellence of its predecessors.
Views of the WEIRD (Western Educated Industrial Rich and Democratic)
Views of the WEIRD (Western Educated Industrial Rich and Democratic)Subscriber Access Only
Jonathan Haidt argues that modern liberals lack the full range of moral instincts possessed by conservatives and traditional religious believers.
Q & A: Philip Ryken on Wheaton’s Contraception Mandate Lawsuit: 'A Last Resort'
Q & A: Philip Ryken on Wheaton’s Contraception Mandate Lawsuit: 'A Last Resort'Subscriber Access Only
The college president explains why it's is suing, and why now.
Deception's Darkness
Deception's DarknessSubscriber Access Only
Seeking the light in the films of Christopher Nolan.
'Sometimes Life Sucks'
'Sometimes Life Sucks'Subscriber Access Only
As a teen, Rhett Walker did drugs and got his girlfriend pregnant. But now he really 'gets' grace.
RebirthSubscriber Access Only
Spark SeekerSubscriber Access Only
Come to the RiverSubscriber Access Only
Weight & GlorySubscriber Access Only
Oh My SoulSubscriber Access Only
Thoughts from a Simple-Minded Jesus Lover
Thoughts from a Simple-Minded Jesus LoverSubscriber Access Only
The great gay Christian debate is never-ending, one-dimensional, and somewhat pointless.
The Sacraments of Place
The Sacraments of PlaceSubscriber Access Only
To break the cycle of ideology in the church, try "going local."
Marriage for the 99%: Seeing Family as a Social Justice Issue
Marriage for the 99%: Seeing Family as a Social Justice IssueSubscriber Access Only
How research demonstrates that marital status can predict a person's socioeconomic status.
Should We Stop Asking Jesus Into Our Hearts?
Should We Stop Asking Jesus Into Our Hearts?Subscriber Access Only
Doubting our salvation and false assurance are both exacerbated by the clichéd ways in which we speak about the gospel.
Jeremy Lin vs. the Cynics
Jeremy Lin vs. the CynicsSubscriber Access Only
When an athlete's life matches his professions of faith, even skeptical sportswriters and embittered young evangelicals take notice.
How Faith Works
How Faith WorksSubscriber Access Only
The volcanic issue of "Lordship Salvation" is still emitting the smoke and fumes of controversy.
'Behavior Doesn't Interrupt Your Relationship with Christ': A Recipe for Disaster
'Behavior Doesn't Interrupt Your Relationship with Christ': A Recipe for DisasterSubscriber Access Only
A Wesleyan Arminian perspective on God's grace and the gravity of sin.
Let's Not Cut Christ to Pieces
Let's Not Cut Christ to PiecesSubscriber Access Only
Struggling with homosexuality is a paradox, but embracing homosexuality is a contradiction.
Exodus's Alan Chambers Accused of Antinomianism
Exodus International's Alan Chambers Accused of Antinomian TheologySubscriber Access Only
While media outlets made much of Exodus shift on reparative therapy for gay Christians, theologians parsed president's understanding of salvation.
Bible Museum Planned for Washington, D.C.
Bible Museum Planned for Washington, D.C.Subscriber Access Only
The museum, which will charge admission, is expected to open within the next four years.
Battling with Bitterness over My Sister's Abuser
Battling with Bitterness over My Sister's AbuserSubscriber Access Only
Let go of your rage and resentment, before they poison your soul.
Craig Groeschel: Why You Need a Cleanse—of Your Soul
Craig Groeschel: Why You Need a Cleanse—of Your SoulSubscriber Access Only
The pastor of LifeChurch.tv explains a turning point for his ministry.
P.O.D. Rocking Again
P.O.D. Rocking AgainSubscriber Access Only
Frontman Sonny Sandoval on the band's hiatus, the new album, and a certain strategically placed f-bomb.
Murdered LoveSubscriber Access Only
Sunday Mornin' Singin' LIVESubscriber Access Only
HMMMSubscriber Access Only
Magic of Belle Isle, The
The Magic of Belle IsleSubscriber Access Only
Morgan Freeman as a crotchety writer who inspires a family and is inspired in return.
Do the Church Fathers, the Founding Fathers, and Catholic Saints Really Go Together?
Do the Church Fathers, the Founding Fathers, and Catholic Saints Really Go Together?Subscriber Access Only
Thoughts on the roots of religious liberty as the Catholic Church's "Fortnight for Freedom" comes to a close.
Andy Griffith: 'It Was All About Love'
Andy Griffith: 'It Was All About Love'Subscriber Access Only
Mourning the loss of an American icon, and remembering why we all want to live in Mayberry.
Q & A: Os Guinness on What Freedom in the Balance Looks Like
Q & A: Os Guinness on What Freedom in the Balance Looks LikeSubscriber Access Only
Why American Christians should work to sustain the American experiment.
Goodnight, Cornerstone
Goodnight, CornerstoneSubscriber Access Only
As the grand festival is held for the last time, a long-time participant remembers its power and glory.
Mindy SmithSubscriber Access Only
CornerstoneSubscriber Access Only
HeartbeatSubscriber Access Only
The Consequences of Contraception
The Consequences of ContraceptionSubscriber Access Only
Evangelicals need to reckon with the empirical evidence of what the sexual revolution has wrought.
Amazing Spider-Man, The
The Amazing Spider-ManSubscriber Access Only
The new reboot is funnier and more fleshed-out than its predecessor—and at its core is an age-old 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.