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May (Web-only) 2013

Starting a Dialogue with Hip-Hop
Starting a Dialogue with Hip-Hop
Daniel White Hodge finds signs of the gospel in the beats of hip-hop.
The Despair of Dead Ends
The Despair of Dead Ends
Like St. John of the Cross, we wait expectantly in the darkness.
The Prodigal with 128,000 Twitter Followers
The Prodigal with 128,000 Twitter Followers
Sammy Rhodes's @prodigalsam is self-deprecating, observant—and hilarious.
The Latest in Movie News, May 31, 2013
A sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Liam Neeson, Johnny Depp leaves the Bulger biopic, and lots of Pixar on the way.
Streaming This Weekend, May 31, 2013
The Hobbit, The Lorax, Life is Beautiful, and Longmire.
New Calvin College President Names the Biggest Theological Issue Today
Calvin College's New President Talks Budget Pressures, Diversity, and the Biggest Theological Issue Today
Hint: It's not homosexuality, says the first non-Dutch president in over 60 years.
The Latest in Movie News, May 28, 2013
Box office news, the Palme d'Or, Mr. Morgan's Lost Love, and Jane Got a Gun.
Now you see me
Now You See Me
The caper film is just engaging and playful enough to be entertaining on the whole, but may leave you feeling slightly more robbed than wowed.
Putting War on Trial
Putting War on Trial
Lessons from the case of Guatemala’s Efraín Ríos Montt.
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How the 'Faith-Based FEMA' Are Helping Moore Move On
How the 'Faith-Based FEMA' Are Helping Moore Move On
As President Obama pledges recovery, Christian volunteers aid Oklahoma tornado victims based on what each denomination does best.
Streaming This Weekend, May 24, 2013
What to watch this weekend (hint: don't make a huge mistake).
Boy Scouts' Membership Change May Grow Christian Youth Clubs
Boy Scouts' Membership Change May Grow Christian Youth Clubs
Alternative organizations saw rising interest amid debate.
Epic
Epic
Epic is inventive and lively, but lacks a solid core to root its concern for the natural world.
Building Peace in the Heart of Darkness
Building Peace in the Heart of Darkness
Local Congolese Christians nurture new efforts to end chronic violence as UN adds new brigade.
The Latest in Movie News, May 23, 2013
Dowsing, Zac Efron, Timecop returns, and the Despicable Me minions go big.
Do All Children Go to Heaven?
Do All Children Go to Heaven?
Reconciling original sin and death of the innocent.
Grieving with the Good Friday God
Grieving with the Good Friday God
Shannon Polson sought healing from her father's death by retracing his fatal journey into the Alaskan wilderness.
Hangover Part III, The
The Hangover Part III
The final installment in the "Hangover" trilogy will definitely give you one.
The Latest in Movie News, May 20, 2013
Box office news, Benedict Cumberbatch, Cannes, and AFI honors Mel Brooks.
Star Trek Into Darkness
Star Trek Into Darkness
Lots of explosions but not much heart makes this a film that will please most but might leave fans disappointed.
Are Hispanics the Modern Samaritans?
Modern Samaritans
Jesus showed us that under the skin, we are all kin.
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The Latest in Movie News, May 16, 2013
Hispanic Complexity: Everything Changed in 2012
Hispanic Complexity: Everything Changed in 2012
Where are we going? A word to Hispanic believers about building a future together.
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Frances Ha
Frances Ha
Noah Baumbach's best film yet is an elegant pairing of serious and funny, as its name implies.
Embryonic Stem Cell Breakthrough To Revive Cloning Debate
Embryonic Stem Cell Breakthrough To Revive Cloning Debate
Human cells have been resistant to cloning—until now.
God Loves Uganda
God Loves Uganda
In a documentary along the lines of 'Jesus Camp,' who's demonizing whom?
Nigeria Declares Emergency as Christians Debate Amnesty for Islamists
Nigeria Declares Emergency Rule as Christians Debate Amnesty for Boko Haram Islamists
(UPDATED) Controversial proposal to end terror campaign creates another faultline for Christians in Africa's most-populous nation.
The Gospel of Gatsby and Draper
The Gospel of Gatsby and Draper
What if the self-made man wakes up one day and hates himself?
Roberto Rossellini and the 'Moral Point of View'
Roberto Rossellini and the 'Moral Point of View'
Why Christians should know his films.
The Latest in Movie News, May 13, 2013
Iron Man beats Gatsby at the box office, Star Wars, Robert Downey Jr., new sound in theaters, and charges of bias in the Academy.
Faith-Themed Television Boosted by 'The Bible'
Faith-Themed Television Boosted by 'The Bible'
Is another chase after Passion dollars a good thing?
Streaming This Weekend, May 10, 2013
Looking for something to watch at home? We've got some recommendations.
Will New Guidelines Solve Wycliffe's Two-Year Bible Translation Controversy?
Will New Guidelines Solve Wycliffe's Two-Year Bible Translation Controversy?
Updated best practices point the way forward for missionary-Muslim interactions.
How Dallas Willard Befriended Rookie Pastor Richard Foster
How Dallas Willard Befriended Rookie Pastor Richard Foster
He taught me to live into the rhythms of the Spirit.
The Latest in Movie News, May 9, 2013
Cinderella, gun control, Dungeons and Dragons, Andrew Garfield in Silence, and Jurassic Park 4 - hopefully not extinct.
Up and Away: Why It Is Good that Christ Departed
Up and Away: Why It Is Good that Christ Departed
Exploring the reason for Christ's ascension into heaven.
Dallas Willard, a Man from Another 'Time Zone'
Dallas Willard, a Man from Another 'Time Zone'
He wrote and taught like no one else on the 'with-God life.'
Streaming This Weekend, May 3, 2013
What to watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime this weekend.
The Latest in Movie News, May 3, 2013
Deanna Durbin, Daniel Radcliffe, Natalie Portman as Lady Macbeth, John Williams and Star Wars, and Soderbergh announces his retirement.
Adoption Horror Stories Aren't the Whole Story
Adoption Horror Stories Aren't the Whole Story
'The Child Catchers' demonizes overseas adoption through agenda-driven journalism.
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3
Two movies about power—Pain & Gain and Iron Man 3—that remain strangely toothless.
Pain & Gain
Pain & Gain
Two movies about power—Pain & Gain and Iron Man 3—that remain strangely toothless.
Our Bodies Were Made for You, O Lord
Our Bodies Were Made for You, O Lord
We've been designed, right down to the DNA, to love and serve our maker.