In ‘Rectify,’ Gritty Realism Meets Its Match: Grace
The masterful four-season drama takes a surprisingly biblical view of human nature.
The masterful four-season drama takes a surprisingly biblical view of human nature. The masterful four-season drama takes a surprisingly biblical view of human nature.
'Moonlight' Is a Flawed, But Rewarding Exercise in Christian Empathy
The Oscar favorite's portrayal of black, gay experience is at odds with a biblical sexual ethic—but for some, it might be worth the discomfort.
Moonlight, which brought home Best Drama Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, takes up both of these issues and has garnered significant attention not only for focusing on them but
The Messy Drama and Trauma of New Life
Birth and baptism come at a painful cost.
Opinion | Sexuality. 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
Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth
Don’t let power plays manipulate young friendships.
Opinion | Family. Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth. Don't let power plays manipulate young friendships. In my mind, girls meant girl drama.
Why I Quit Watching ‘Downton Abbey’
This isn’t just a pretty period drama. It’s a show about terror.
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.
‘The Young Pope’ Takes an Anxious Look at the Danger of Doubt
HBO's unsettling Vatican satire asks what happens when spiritual leaders shirk their own faith.
If the role of spiritual shepherd has fallen on hard times, HBO's new drama The Young Pope looks to drop the ball from the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
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.
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
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.
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.
I'm On the Lookout for the Next Great Christian Novel
A CT fiction judge's challenge to evangelical writers and publishers.
titles or more. They include the usual suspects: historical and biblical fiction, romance, family drama, suspense, and, yes, Amish love stories. But they
The Two Worlds of a Nigerian Christian Novelist
How Chigozie Obioma’s writing draws on Western and African expressions of faith.
backdrop? I hope that on the most basic level, the novel is not really an exploration of Nigerian culture or African culture. Rather, it is a family drama. It