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August (Web-only) 2014

The News Roundup
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'Doctor Strange' casting rumors, more YA adaptations, David Hyde Pierce on 'The Good Wife', and more.
The Streaming Roundup
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What to watch this weekend: science, squirrels, Rocky, and a cheeky web-based Frankenstein remake.
Desire and Deliverance
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Three new documentaries examine Christian faith, homosexuality, and the question of change.
The Oldest Story: Broadchurch and True Detective
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Sometimes I'm not at fault, but I'm still part of the problem.
Where Are the Female Christian Rappers?
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Where Are the Female Christian Rappers?
As more women top the charts, their Christian counterparts struggle to break through.
The Leftovers: It’s Not Enough
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The before, a lot like the after.
How Theologians Have Failed Asian Christians—and How They Can Do Better
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Rather than forcing “elite” agendas upon grassroots believers, says Simon Chan, we need to take their concerns seriously.
Life After Beth
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Don't ask too many questions of this zombie movie.
What the New Majority-Minority Public Schools Mean for Christians
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The issue isn’t 'leave or stay' but 'how to serve.'
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How Gaza’s Christians View the Hamas-Israeli Conflict
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How Gaza’s Christians View the Hamas-Israeli Conflict
Baptist pastor Hanna Massad speaks openly about what he sees happening as he helps to shelter Gaza’s Christians and others during the current conflict.
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When the Game Stands Tall
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An inspirational high school football movie in which even the clichés ring true . . . because it all really happened.
We Need More Than Liturgy
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We Need More Than Liturgy
Liturgical worship is the rage among many evangelicals. 'Not so fast,' says a liturgical Christian.
Time's Up
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The anti-Eucharist and a coming day of terror in this week's episode of "The Leftovers."
Cinema's Nostalgia-Fest
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Why 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' didn't have to be a terrible movie (though it was).
Not Another Celebrity Death Post
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How to grieve in a social media world.
Singer in the City
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Singer in the City
An enchanting voice out of New York’s Redeemer Church, Melanie Penn finds herself in her music, her church, and her city.
Thou Desirest Truth in the Inmost Parts
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And if it's there, it will eat you alive.
The Giver
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It isn’t really a narrative that adapts well, because it isn’t really a narrative at all.
'The Giver' Keeps Giving
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The case for not ignoring outrageous truth.
One Fate For All Men
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Or not.
The Hundred Foot Journey
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The most unexpected combinations (in love and in food) can be quite surprising.
33 Under 33, Continued
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33 Under 33, Continued
Your recommendations for Christian millennials to watch.
Getting the (Romantic) Comedy Right
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We forget what comedies are actually about (spoiler alert: it's not humor).
Michael Lindsay: Go Where Decisions Are Made
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A Christian college president’s take on power, influence, and the habits of highly successful people.
Death, Resurrection, and Carlton Fisk's World Series Home Run
Death, Resurrection, and Carlton Fisk's World Series Home Run
His famous 1975 homerun used to define my grief. Now it marks my longing for heaven.
Behold Now 'The Behemoth'
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Behold Now 'The Behemoth'
Introducing our new biweekly mix about a big God and his big world.
The Quick Take for August 1, 2014
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What the critics are saying about the mystical, whimsical "Magic in the Moonlight" and "Mood Indigo."
Rich Hill
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Watching this stuff isn't easy, but it's real.
Guardians of the Galaxy
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Pull out the troll dolls and the black lights: we're going to space.
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The Grace of Church Discipline
The Grace of Church Discipline
We do no one any favors if we ignore or downplay core beliefs.