October (Web-only) 2015

From Tent City to Tiny Houses
From Tent City to Tiny Houses
Churches try hip solution to aid the homeless.
Brooklyn
Brooklyn
A beautiful adaptation of Colm Toibin's novel is a romance that asks where we really find home.
Did Matthew Think Peter Was a False Disciple?
Did Matthew Think Peter Was a False Disciple?
A new book from a top evangelical scholar makes the case.
Buy the Product, Not the Sob Story
Buy the Product, Not the Sob Story
Why sustainable social enterprise has to be more than a pity-inducing sales pitch.
Why The New ‘Feminist’ Rom-Com Is a Lie
Why The New ‘Feminist’ Rom-Com Is a Lie
It's no good to deny that we're both emotional and sexual beings.
Laughing At, Or Laughing With?
Laughing At, Or Laughing With?
When is it okay to laugh at characters in a documentary - and when does that laughter cross a line?
Ponder Christian Soldiers
Ponder Christian Soldiers
A new web series on the experience of Christian soldiers.
Rock the Kasbah
Rock the Kasbah
Getting Bill Murray a few laughs is the wrong way to use privilege to broadcast a cultural message.
We Should Expect Non-Christians to Share Our Morals
We Should Expect Non-Christians to Share Our Morals
Both natural and civil law, as God designed, tell us why.
Preaching That Unleashes the Bible’s Power
Preaching That Unleashes the Bible’s Power
Why expository sermons should make up your church’s main diet.
'The Armor of Light' and Inflaming the Conscience: A Conversation with Abigail Disney and Rob Schenck
'The Armor of Light' and Inflaming the Conscience: A Conversation with Abigail Disney and Rob Schenck
We spoke with the documentary's director and subject about gun policy, the ways fear manipulates Christians, and why the choice to befriend someone else is vital to peace in public life.
Billy Graham: Why Linger in the Land of the Dying?
Billy Graham: Why Linger in the Land of the Dying?
An excerpt from "Where I Am: Heaven, Eternity, and Our Life Beyond."
Chuck Colson Was Not a Culture Warrior
Chuck Colson Was Not a Culture Warrior
And anyway, he stopped “winning” his battles a long time ago.
David Was a Rapist, Abraham Was a Sex Trafficker
David Was a Rapist, Abraham Was a Sex Trafficker
What we miss when we downgrade Old Testament abuse stories to sexual peccadilloes.
Not Just Jobs, Not Just Bibles: The Future of Fighting Extreme Poverty
Not Just Jobs, Not Just Bibles: The Future of Fighting Extreme Poverty
After a generation of massive global progress, aid and mission efforts are pointing the same direction.
Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies
Spielberg and Hanks are captivating and likable, though the film still comes up a little empty.
Crimson Peak
Crimson Peak
The latest work from Guillermo del Toro is visually sumptuous, but a little too on-the-nose.
Beasts of No Nation
Beasts of No Nation
What do you do when the world is in your living room?
Room
Room
Bring tissues: anchored by outstanding performances, this story of a mother and son is uncommonly moving.
Woodlawn
Woodlawn
In Birmingham they love the governor—but they love football and Jesus even more.
Pan
Pan
The Peter Pan adaptation narrowly escapes being buried under its own ridiculous spectacle.
Just Try Something: A Dispatch from the New York Film Festival
Just Try Something: A Dispatch from the New York Film Festival
When it comes to movies, it might be better to try and fail than to play it too safe.
Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
The imperfect film that demands a viewing.
Carly Fiorina Q+A: ‘Whom Shall I Fear?’
Carly Fiorina Q+A: ‘Whom Shall I Fear?’
The candidate on her faith, abortion, and why women make good investment risks.
'The Leftovers' Observes a Grief and Moves On
'The Leftovers' Observes a Grief and Moves On
The second season of the post-Rapture HBO drama tries to start over in a new place, but grief chases them down, with echoes of C.S. Lewis.
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s Legacy
Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany.