June (Web-only) 2015

Evangelicals Join March for Life as Abortions Plummet in Pro-Choice States
Evangelicals Join March for Life as Abortions Plummet in Pro-Choice StatesSubscriber Access Only
America's abortion rate is now the lowest since the traditionally Catholic rally started in 1973.
A Little Chaos
A Little ChaosSubscriber Access Only
On papal ecology, dinosaurs, and the Edenic spectacle of Versailles.
Sodom, Leviticus, and Obergefell: The Bible After Friday's Decision
Sodom, Leviticus, and Obergefell: The Bible After Friday's DecisionSubscriber Access Only
Scriptures searched and tweeted in response to the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage order.
Gay Marriage 'Outrage and Panic' Off Limits, Evangelical Leaders Say
'Outrage and Panic' Are Off-Limits, Say Evangelical Leaders on Same-Sex MarriageSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Groups say the gospel requires different reactions.
Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage
Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on MarriageSubscriber Access Only
More than 100 leaders respond to Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage.
The Most Popular Bible Verses for Debating Gay Marriage
The Most Popular Bible Verses for Debating Gay MarriageSubscriber Access Only
What Scripture stats reveal about evangelicals' shifting rhetoric.
What Else to Read about the Gay Marriage Decision
What Else to Read about the Gay Marriage DecisionSubscriber Access Only
We address things legal, pastoral, and spiritual
'Korean Evangelicals on Steroids'
'Korean Evangelicals on Steroids'Subscriber Access Only
Meet the band of intensely devoted Asian missionaries working around the clock to re-Christianize America.
Stop Explaining Away Black Christian Forgiveness
Stop Explaining Away Black Christian ForgivenessSubscriber Access Only
The Charleston families did not forgive to express the values of their race, but to be faithful to their God.
'A.D. The Bible Continues' Concludes (For Now)
'A.D. The Bible Continues' Concludes (For Now)Subscriber Access Only
Telling the story of the early Church in a way that speaks to modern Christians while keeping curious non-believers entertained can't be easy.
Jesus Wants You to Wait
Jesus Wants You to WaitSubscriber Access Only
Waiting is not something to be avoided or overcome, but to be embraced.
How Charleston’s Emanuel AME Spent Sunday after Massacre
How Charleston’s Emanuel AME Spent Sunday after MassacreSubscriber Access Only
Scenes from the hot, crowded, and praise-filled worship in South Carolina.
Going Deeper after the Charleston Murders
Going Deeper after the Charleston MurdersSubscriber Access Only
Evil like this calls for both anguished lament and better theology.
Why the Pope Is Going Green
Why the Pope Is Going GreenSubscriber Access Only
The theology behind Francis’s warning on climate change.
A Father for the Romans
A Father for the RomansSubscriber Access Only
To call God our “Father” is remarkable. When we consider the Romans’ understanding of fatherhood, the Christian practice is even more profound.
Infinitely Polar Bear
Infinitely Polar BearSubscriber Access Only
Mark Ruffalo is superb as a man with bipolar disorder struggling to keep his family together.
How Christians Can Observe Ramadan
How Christians Can Observe Ramadan Subscriber Access Only
A billion Muslims are fasting and seeking God. Let’s pray he comes to them.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Not Every Story is a Conversion Story
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Not Every Story is a Conversion StorySubscriber Access Only
The penultimate episode leaves us wondering why these writers imagine evil much more easily than good.
Inside Out
Inside OutSubscriber Access Only
You can’t please all of the people all of the time—or can you?
A Historian’s Reckoning with the Past
A Historian’s Reckoning with the PastSubscriber Access Only
Grant Wacker reflects on how and why we look back.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Who Exactly is James?
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Who Exactly is James?Subscriber Access Only
There are some surprises in the tenth episode of the NBC miniseries, when the show also says goodbye to Saul.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Me and Earl and the Dying GirlSubscriber Access Only
What do you do when a movie says something itself better than you could ever hope to say it?
Jurassic World
Jurassic WorldSubscriber Access Only
After going extinct in 2001, the franchise returns with a familiar warning: Don’t play God. (But it sure makes for a fun ride.)
The Wolfpack
The WolfpackSubscriber Access Only
A documentary about a troubling family situation that turns into something much bigger than its subjects.
No, Prayer Isn’t Really a Conversation
No, Prayer Isn’t Really a ConversationSubscriber Access Only
Even in the New Testament, talking with God is mostly unilateral. But he does answer.
‘Oceans’ Keeps Rising
‘Oceans’ Keeps RisingSubscriber Access Only
Why the Hillsong hit still tops the charts.
The Last Gasp of the Cradle Christians?
The Last Gasp of the Cradle Christians?Subscriber Access Only
The American church has a key role in rescuing, restoring, and returning Christians and other religious minorities who have fled ISIS.
Love & Mercy
Love & MercySubscriber Access Only
Brian Wilson biopic explores the soundscape of artistic genius and tragedy.
Getting a Handle on Boko Haram
Getting a Handle on Boko HaramSubscriber Access Only
What we know, and what we don’t, about Nigeria’s brutal band of Islamists.
Spy
SpySubscriber Access Only
The latest Melissa McCarthy vehicle is a fun twist on the spy genre, despite some dips into bad taste.
Entourage
EntourageSubscriber Access Only
The ride may not be over, but this is where I disembark.
How Evangelicalism Built Its Brand Loyalty
How Evangelicalism Built Its Brand LoyaltySubscriber Access Only
It all goes back to the smiling gentleman on the Quaker Oats label.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Saul, Peter, and the Skeptics
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Saul, Peter, and the SkepticsSubscriber Access Only
As the NBC miniseries continues, it makes use of some texts outside Acts—but only some.
The Problem with 'Mad Max' Feminism
The Problem with 'Mad Max' FeminismSubscriber Access Only
Is men’s propensity for violence really something to be imitated?
The Generous Soul
The Generous Soul
Why overcoming the Scrooge in all of us begins with gratitude.