'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption
Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope.
'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption. Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope. Amanda
'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness
David Lowery's superb supernatural drama offers a God's-eye perspective on the intimate and the infinite.
David Lowery's superb supernatural drama offers a God's-eye perspective on the intimate and the infinite. 'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness.
One-on-One with Jon Laansma on His New Book on Hebrews
Associate Professor of Ancient Languages and New Testament offers new commentary.
exhorting us to find our place in it. Its work is not to translate the gospel for our lives, but to translate our lives into God's drama. Ed: What are some of the most
Why Didn’t God Make You More Beautiful?
The glorious gospel needs ordinary people.
The image of drama has a venerable heritage in Christian thought, to be sure, and it has its uses. But drama isn't real—and our lives certainly are. We are not playacting.
Seven Evangelism Environments Artists Create
How the church can leverage the arts for evangelism.
Artistic activities like drama groups, bands, choirs, art groups, public mural projects, dance classes and groups, video/film classes & projects that are motivated by the need and intent to
Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Fraser. “That tale is different from the one she wrote. It is an adult story of poverty, struggle, and reinvention—a great American drama in three acts.”. In
The New View of Heaven Is Too Small
Our recent emphasis on “kingdom work” misses the real hope of the afterlife.
be defined by what we do. The central question is not what we will do in heaven, but what drama will we be incorporated into? If this is our question, we
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. Image: Jesse
The Holy Ghost of Christmas Past, Present, and Future
Our Christmas stories may be missing their most important character.
Luke depicts the entire Christmas drama as fully Trinitarian, involving God the Son, who was born in a manger, God the Father, who sent him, and also God the Holy Spirit, who was
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.
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
recapping his experience. Watson's five children are big fans of the 30-minute kids' audio drama—an affinity they picked up from their father. Across the
What Does the Lord Require of You?
Micah’s most beloved verse is more than a spiritual to-do list.
Cosmic Courtroom Drama. Micah's most famous verse appears at first glance as a call to get our act together. Micah 6:8 is a lover's call. It is a lover's plea in a courtroom 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.