February (Web-only) 2013

Persecution in China Is Very Real
Persecution in China Is Very RealSubscriber Access Only
You can argue that Christians are more free than they were 30 years ago. But persecution is rising and the central government does plan to eradicate house churches.
Koop Calls on Church to Address AIDS, Sex Education
Koop Calls on Church to Address AIDS, Sex EducationSubscriber Access Only
The former Surgeon General also spoke about abortion, contraception, and the health care crisis.
China Isn't Trying to Wipe Out Christianity
China Isn't Trying to Wipe Out ChristianitySubscriber Access Only
A new report on persecution belies important changes in the country's religious freedom.
From Survivor and Touched by an Angel to the Bible
From Survivor and Touched by an Angel to the BibleSubscriber Access Only
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey talk about their new 'epic series' that puts the Bible on the screen.
Tebow's Big Fumble
Tebow's Big FumbleSubscriber Access Only
Soon, the ball will be thrown to each of us.
It's Not Enough to Find "The One"
It's Not Enough to Find "The One"Subscriber Access Only
Why having the right convictions about marriage might be more important the choosing the right person.
How China Plans to Wipe Out House Churches
How China Plans to Wipe Out House ChurchesSubscriber Access Only
Report: Govt.-sponsored persecution rose 42 percent in 2012.
McCracken, Sandra
Desire Like DynamiteSubscriber Access Only
Sandra McCracken's new album explores deeper dimensions of sound, and grace.
God Shows Up at Downton Abbey
God Shows Up at Downton AbbeySubscriber Access Only
He's no longer just haunting the place. Inside the spirituality of season 3.
On the Road Home with Mumford & Sons
On the Road Home with Mumford & SonsSubscriber Access Only
After winning Album of the Year, the band returns to Barclays Center.
Why Evangelical Leaders Love Pope Benedict XVI (And His Resignation)
Why Evangelical Leaders Love Pope Benedict XVI (And His Resignation)Subscriber Access Only
Theologians and pastors felt kinship in his passion for theology and his stances on social issues.
Newtown Interfaith "Debacle" Prompts More Apologies
Newtown Interfaith "Debacle" Prompts More ApologiesSubscriber Access Only
Missouri Synod president Matthew C. Harrison: "I increased the pain of a hurting community."
Obama Pleads for a More Prayerful Washington
Obama Pleads for a More Prayerful WashingtonSubscriber Access Only
At National Prayer Breakfast, President urges Democrats and Republicans to be less partisan, more prayer-minded. Top faith aide, Josh Dubois, steps down.
David Platt Wants You to Get Serious
David Platt Wants You to Get Serious About Following ChristSubscriber Access Only
You've given up on the American Dream, and you're ready to embrace authentic faith in Jesus. The author of Radical tells you what comes next.
Even Boy Scouts' Postponing Decision Is Controversial
Even Boy Scouts' Postponing Decision Is ControversialSubscriber Access Only
Religious sponsors are a major reason the group made no decision on gay members and leaders.
Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Praying at Newtown Vigil
Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Praying at Newtown VigilSubscriber Access Only
Denomination prohibits ministers from participating in interfaith services.
Did We Love 'God Made a Farmer' Too Much?
Did We Love 'God Made a Farmer' Too Much?Subscriber Access Only
Someday maybe we'll find the road between demeaning rural life and romanticizing the difficult reality of today's American farm.
Mea Maxima Culpa
Mea Maxima CulpaSubscriber Access Only
This HBO documentary tells a story of terrible abuse, but has its own grievous faults.
Retired Los Angeles Cardinal Stripped of Duties as Abuse Coverup Revealed
Retired Los Angeles Cardinal Stripped of Duties as Abuse Coverup RevealedSubscriber Access Only
Action taken against Roger Mahony is nearly unprecedented.
Is Religious Freedom the New Battleground for 'Personhood'?
Move Over, Abortion? Religious Freedom Is the New Battleground for 'Personhood'Subscriber Access Only
The government protects citizens' religious rights, but what about a corporation's?
Are Men Emotional Prudes?
Are Men Emotional Prudes? Subscriber Access Only
Real intimacy comes from listening and being vulnerable, not having sex.
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?