August (Web-only) 2015

'Rectify' Shows Integrity in the Age of the Anti-Hero
'Rectify' Shows Integrity in the Age of the Anti-HeroSubscriber Access Only
Why some critics are calling the Sundance TV series "true Christian art."
Oklahoma Wesleyan and Union U. Quit CCCU Over Same-Sex Marriage Moves
Oklahoma Wesleyan and Union U. Quit CCCU Over Same-Sex Marriage MovesSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) In three weeks, council will decide status of Eastern Mennonite University and Goshen College.
A Christian College President Falls
A Christian College President FallsSubscriber Access Only
Video of apparent affair surfaces as Christian higher education leaders are debating sexual ethics standards.
What Kind of Faith Helped People Survive Hurricane Katrina?
What Kind of Faith Helped People Survive Hurricane Katrina?Subscriber Access Only
A key predictor of resilience is a person's actively engaged faith. There's more to it than just being 'religious.'
The Difficulty (and Beauty) of Vulnerability
The Difficulty (and Beauty) of VulnerabilitySubscriber Access Only
Openness in personal relationships can bring pain, but it also offers unrivaled love and support.
Who Does the Screenwriter Say That I Am?
Lazy Writing, Cheap RestorationSubscriber Access Only
Christian films like 'War Room' are getting better, but they still lag in quality in one important area.
Southern Baptists Will Cut 600 to 800 Missionaries and Staff
Southern Baptists Will Cut 600 to 800 Missionaries and StaffSubscriber Access Only
David Platt: International Mission Board overspent $210 million over last 6 years.
Sinister 2
Sinister 2Subscriber Access Only
A bloody roller coaster with unappealing hills and underwhelming drops.
New School Year Starts, Many Seminarians Stay Put
A New School Year Starts, and Many Seminarians Are Staying PutSubscriber Access Only
More students are choosing schools for geographical convenience rather than theological affinity, says seminary president.
Mistress America
Mistress AmericaSubscriber Access Only
Director Noah Baumbach returns to the promises and complexities of female friendship.
Common Core Meets VBS
Common Core Meets VBSSubscriber Access Only
Louisville school officials and churches team up to help kids avoid the "Summer Slump."
Top Spin
Top SpinSubscriber Access Only
An engaging documentary about three likable teens chasing their Olympic ping-pong dreams.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.Subscriber Access Only
Style trumps plot in this homage to 1960s espionage—as it should.
Judging Who Is Worthy—and Who Is Not
Judging Who Is Worthy—and Who Is NotSubscriber Access Only
Exploring grace and merit in reality TV’s "The Briefcase."
 No More Love for Christian Author’s Holocaust Romance
No More Love for Christian Author’s Holocaust RomanceSubscriber Access Only
For such a book as this: An acclaimed retelling of Esther with a Nazi hero raises controversy and questions.
Trying to Be All Things to All Women
Trying to Be All Things to All WomenSubscriber Access Only
My Christian Life, Part 3: The Feminist Phase
Annoying Christians, Intriguing Messiah
Annoying Christians, Intriguing Messiah
My Christian Life, Part 2: The Psychology Phase
The Church's 'Intersex' Challenge
The Church's 'Intersex' ChallengeSubscriber Access Only
How should we respond to those who don’t seem to have been created male or female?
The Gift
The GiftSubscriber Access Only
Shouldn’t a thriller be a little more . . . thrilling?
Education Can Build Our Faith
Education Can Build Our FaithSubscriber Access Only
We have been called to love the Lord with all of our mind, and education helps us do it.
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Conflicting Thoughts of Grace
Conflicting Thoughts of Grace
My Christian Life, Part 1: The Formative Phase
Why Some Churches Put a Price on VBS
Why Some Churches Put a Price on VBSSubscriber Access Only
Charge nothing and overbooked families don’t show; charge too much and you price-out the people you’re trying to reach.
Ricki and the Flash
Ricki and the FlashSubscriber Access Only
In which Rick Springfield outshines Meryl Streep, and Jonathan Demme finally directs a dud.
Fantastic Four
Fantastic FourSubscriber Access Only
We've given up hope, entirely. Maybe that's okay.
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Shaun the Sheep MovieSubscriber Access Only
Good, innocent fun with a bunch of hilarious and fluffy sheep made by the creators of 'Wallace and Gromit.'
Dark Places
Dark PlacesSubscriber Access Only
A movie by the author of 'Gone Girl' tells a flimsy mystery story instead of a tale of forgiving yourself.
Pope's Creation Teachings Nothing New for Francis Schaeffer Fans
Pope's Creation Teachings Nothing New for Francis Schaeffer FansSubscriber Access Only
Two works on environmental care, 45 years apart, show what evangelicals and Catholics can agree on.
How to Protect Endangered Religious Groups You Admire
How to Protect Endangered Religious Groups You AdmireSubscriber Access Only
When religious liberty and billions of dollars for the poor and oppressed are threatened.
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?