April (Web-only) 2015

Biblical Epics Are Not Documentaries
Biblical Epics Are Not DocumentariesSubscriber Access Only
They're not journalism, either. But that's okay. They're something else.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': The Church is Growing
'A.D. The Bible Continues': The Church is GrowingSubscriber Access Only
A few inaccuracies and a little kitsch, but an active and thriving community nonetheless in the series' fourth episode.
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage DecisionSubscriber Access Only
We will see more challenges to the florists, the bakers, and the pizza crust makers. And more opportunities for witness.
Is ‘White Privilege’ an Unbiblical Term?
Is ‘White Privilege’ an Unbiblical Term?Subscriber Access Only
Moody Bible Institute debate on collective sin strikes a nerve as Christian colleges seek diverse student bodies.
Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Roundup
Tribeca Film Festival 2015 RoundupSubscriber Access Only
The highlights include lots of documentaries, and lots of religion.
The Age of Adaline
The Age of AdalineSubscriber Access Only
Blake Lively turns in an exquisite performance. The plot, however . . .
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Spirit of the Living God
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Spirit of the Living GodSubscriber Access Only
The plot thickens.
Little Boy
Little BoySubscriber Access Only
The filmmakers behind 2007’s excellent 'Bella' have dropped the ball with their second feature.
Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Jewish Award for His Support of Israel
Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Jewish Award for His Support of IsraelSubscriber Access Only
Flap exposes cracks in complicated relationship between Jews and evangelicals.
‘But Jesus Didn’t Say…’
‘But Jesus Didn’t Say…’Subscriber Access Only
All of Scripture speaks to Jesus’ message.
Corruption, Poverty Imperil South Africa’s Future
Corruption, Poverty Imperil South Africa’s FutureSubscriber Access Only
The bottom 50 percent shut out. Evangelicals lament failures.
Child 44
Child 44Subscriber Access Only
How to muddle a promising historical adaptation: a mini-masterclass.
Not the Christian Zionism You’re Thinking Of
Not the Christian Zionism You’re Thinking OfSubscriber Access Only
Academics get behind an Israel that God will use for the good of all.
How Hurt Pastors Hurt People
How Hurt Pastors Hurt PeopleSubscriber Access Only
Some people try to hurt pastors, but most do not. Every person deserves the chance to prove that they are the latter and not the former.
Rachel Held Evans Returns to Church
Rachel Held Evans Returns to ChurchSubscriber Access Only
The popular blogger joins the mainline tradition. Can evangelicals wish her well?
The Powerful Spoken Word: A Report from Full Frame Film Festival
The Powerful Spoken Word: A Report from Full Frame Film FestivalSubscriber Access Only
Film is a visual medium, but ‘Best of Enemies’ and ‘BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez’ bear witness to the power of the spoken word.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Peril, Cruelty, and Violence
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Peril, Cruelty, and ViolenceSubscriber Access Only
Our recap of the second episode of the miniseries: a lot of violence, a little exposition.
Critics Roundup: 'Mad Men' and 'Furious 7'
Critics Roundup: 'Mad Men' and 'Furious 7'Subscriber Access Only
The critics are pleased with the drama's final midseason premiere and the franchise's latest installment.
Clouds of Sils Maria
Clouds of Sils MariaSubscriber Access Only
A veteran actress plays a veteran actress who's uncomfortably moving into a new world.
Five Ways to Cut to the Heart of Non-Christian Ideas
Five Ways to Cut to the Heart of Non-Christian IdeasSubscriber Access Only
Nancy Pearcey equips believers with tools to expose error and promote truth.
Getting into Resurrection Shape
Getting into Resurrection ShapeSubscriber Access Only
How a fat man-turned-Ironman learned to stop seeing his body as a burden.
How Miscarriage Led to My Crisis of Faith
How Miscarriage Led to My Crisis of FaithSubscriber Access Only
After living in fear, I learned to trust God fully.
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean Relativism
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean RelativismSubscriber Access Only
In fact, it can help us confidently pursue common existence amid our deeply held differences.
Woman in Gold
Woman in GoldSubscriber Access Only
Step aside, ‘Monuments Men.’ This is the movie about the Nazi plunder worth watching.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Same Story, Different Path
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Same Story, Different PathSubscriber Access Only
Our first episode recap of the new miniseries, which begins airing Easter Sunday.
Died: Robert Schuller, Forerunner of the Seeker-Sensitive Movement
Died: Robert Schuller, Forerunner of the Seeker-Sensitive MovementSubscriber Access Only
The legacy of the audacious and optimistic TV preacher has much to teach Christians about missional creativity and loving those far away from the church.
Sitting, Waiting, and Hoping in the Tomb of Jesus
Sitting, Waiting, and Hoping in the Tomb of JesusSubscriber Access Only
How the anguished uncertainty of Holy Saturday gives shape to our faith.
'A.D.' Isn't Your Sunday School's Book of Acts, Say Producers
'A.D.' Isn't Your Sunday School's Book of Acts, Say ProducersSubscriber Access Only
"You've got to remember that [the first Christians] didn’t know they were characters in the Bible."
Slaughterhouse Gospel
Slaughterhouse GospelSubscriber Access Only
Why God dwelling with us meant gruesome rituals.
How Not to Listen to the New Sufjan Stevens Album
How Not to Listen to the New Sufjan Stevens AlbumSubscriber Access Only
Can we avoid turning the Brooklyn-based artist and Christian into a poster boy?
Christmas and Cricket: Finding Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.