November (Web-only) 2015

Creed
Creed
A film about legacies lives up to its own.
Shopping the Movies
Shopping the Movies
Got some folks with very specific movie tastes on your list? We've got suggestions.
The Colonists’ New Religious Mystery
The Colonists’ New Religious Mystery
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown’s spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
The Good Dinosaur
The Good Dinosaur
Possibly the most generic Pixar movie ever.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
If we walk away from 'The Hunger Games' thinking about big, important cultural questions, then we're better for it.
Conflicted Catharsis: On ISIS and Revenge Films
Conflicted Catharsis: On ISIS and Revenge Films
In movies and in life, should Christians celebrate when villains are killed?
Too Poor to Get Out of Jail
Too Poor to Get Out of Jail
How unjust police detention exploits the most vulnerable.
What 'The Hunger Games' Taught Three Millennials
What 'The Hunger Games' Taught Three Millennials
But does Katniss actually endorse the Hunger Games?
The Mystery of Hope in Paris
The Mystery of Hope in Paris
Why we light candles at a time like this.
The 33
The 33
Chilean miners trapped underground, waiting for the miracle to come.
James White
James White
A son struggles to live as his mom dies from cancer.
The Illusion of Respectability
The Illusion of Respectability
Our mission is simple. And it means death to one of our greatest lusts.
Let There Be Life (At the Movies)
Let There Be Life (At the Movies)
In Hollywood’s calculus, movies are expensive—but life is cheap.
How to Help Those in Need (Without Treating Them Like Beggars)
How to Help Those in Need (Without Treating Them Like Beggars)
Robert Lupton shares strategies to lift people out of poverty for the long haul.
This Veterans Day, Meet the Soldiers of Church History
This Veterans Day, Meet the Soldiers of Church History
Did you know the holiday was originally named after a French bishop?
Spectre
Spectre
The 24th James Bond movie shows that franchise films don’t have to be innovative to be fun.
Want to Be a Servant? Dress Like One.
Want to Be a Servant? Dress Like One.
How my life uniform helped me to consider the needs of others above my own.
Miss You Already
Miss You Already
A candid story about cancer that also depicts how loyal friendship can keep us honest.
Speedy MAST Bible Translation Hits a Bump
Speedy MAST Bible Translation Hits a Bump
Wycliffe Associates’ new methodology can fly through a New Testament translation project in a matter of weeks. So why are other translators wary?
Accelerating Accuracy: The Bible Translation Challenge
Accelerating Accuracy: The Bible Translation Challenge
A coalition of Bible agencies warns against overemphasizing speed.
Trumbo
Trumbo
The story of the celebrated and blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter boasts a star-studded cast but a half-baked script.
Optimism in the Face of My Pessimism
Optimism in the Face of My Pessimism
Seven biblical qualities that can nurture hope in today's church.
How a PTSD Diagnosis Can Help, and Harm
How a PTSD Diagnosis Can Help, and Harm
Psychological diagnoses can tell someone they are not alone. They can also be used to alienate even further.
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?