I Saw Myself in ‘This Is Us’
The popular new dramedy puts viewers in the messy middle.
When I watched previews for NBC's new drama This is Us over the summer, it was immediately apparent that I would be able to see myself, or at least a version of me, in this story line.
The Messy Drama and Trauma of New Life
Birth and baptism come at a painful cost.
Opinion. The Messy Drama and Trauma of New Life. Birth and baptism come at a painful cost. Courtney Belcher Ellis, guest writer. Jesse Davis / Flickr. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Why I Quit Watching ‘Downton Abbey’
This isn’t just a pretty period drama. It’s a show about terror.
Opinion. Why I Quit Watching 'Downton Abbey'. This isn't just a pretty period drama. Yet, here I was, watching it happen on a wildly successful period drama from public broadcasting.
Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth
Don’t let power plays manipulate young friendships.
Opinion. Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth. Don't let power plays manipulate young friendships. Jen daughters. In my mind, girls meant girl drama.
The Christian's best option is love.
As a child I remember feeling conflicted in a home that followed two religions and suffering shame after the 1979 hostage crisis. Today I encounter this drama played in our country.
Kevin Vanhoozer, Drama King
The theologian's career has been about helping Christians play their part in the great divine story.
Kevin Vanhoozer, Drama King. The theologian's career has been about helping Christians play their part in the great divine story. Kevin Vanhoozer, Drama King. David Johnson.
Randy Alcorn: God Wants You to Find Your Happy Place
Why happiness and holiness don’t have to be in conflict.
Every great novel, every great story, every great drama is a reflection or shadow of the unfolding drama of redemption—God's great story. That story has an incredibly happy ending.
First Love, Last Love: Courtship Culture and the Teen Cancer Romance
Movies like 'A Walk to Remember,' 'Twilight,' and 'The Fault in Our Stars' have picked up on a key facet of the way we talk about teen romance.
label educators might affix to it, Romeo and Juliet is compelling to teens—and yes, Christian teens—because it puts their romantic and sexual impulses into stirring drama and poetry.
Weekend Edition: September 18, 2015
Pastors who lead change well, American heresies, and more on this week's Weekend Edition.
psychology. 139. Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth—Jen Wilkin. Raising girls having daughters. In my mind, girls meant girl drama. Despite
Revitalizing Church Through an Outward Focus
When members are personally evangelistic, churches can be revitalized
on that objective, and when they're serving and ministering to others who are hurting and in need, we've learned they've got more time for ministry and less time to engage in drama.
The Keeping Room
A feminist Civil War drama that mostly works - except for all the mumbling.
The Keeping Room. A feminist Civil War drama that mostly works - except for all the mumbling. Mark Moring/ September 30, 2015. Drafthouse Films. Muna
'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.
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 CS Lewis. 'The Leftovers
5 Books to Read Before Voting in a Presidential Election
Peter Wehner, former presidential aide, helps us wrestle with deeper issues than Candidate A versus Candidate B.
A riveting, nuanced account of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. With vivid personality portraits, Bowen makes you feel the epic drama.