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Bivocational Ministry as an Evangelism Opportunity
One-third of American pastors are bivocational.
Through engaging co-workers on family, entertainment, politics, and culture, pastors can trade in their own tired stereotypes for a more robust and nuanced understanding of people
Why Christians Should Avoid Watching Rape Scenes
What if there's a hidden human cost to our entertainment?
What if there's a hidden human cost to our entertainment? Their psychological and physical pain is a sacrifice we accept for the advancement of “important” stories or for entertainment.
How Podcasting Hurts Preaching
Sermons belong in church, not our earbuds.
By podcasting your sermons, you make it just one more of the billions of entertainment choices a user has, and you send the unintentional message that church exists for the same
Shut Up and Dance! The Intersection of Freedom, Art, and Gospel Expression
Artist and evangelist believes all art carries a message.
Otherwise, it's just wallpaper. We don't love movies and music because they're meaningless entertainment; we love them because they move us. All
Scarlet Hope
Louisville-based ministry shares the love of Jesus with women in the adult entertainment industry
Louisville-based ministry shares the love of Jesus with women in the adult entertainment industry. Dec 2, 2016. evangelism, ministry. Scarlet Hope. Scarlet Hope.
Hugh Hefner, Mourning, and Legacies: Beyond the Pipe and the Robe
Is sex better because of Hugh Hefner?
And many enslaved and trapped in the adult entertainment industry have been figuratively and literally stripped not only of their clothes, but their very value as people made in the
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?
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church's failures—or its successes?
Christians at Sundance
Artist reports from 2017 Sundance Film Festival
They nourish us with modern myths, giving insight into the past, patience for the present, and visions for the future. Yes, films entertain, but they are much more than mere entertainment.
Biblical Archaeology’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2017
A glimpse at the important excavation work revealed this year.
Biblical Archaeology's Top 10 Discoveries of 2017. International.
Curtains Up: It’s Our New Entertainment Newsletter!
Introducing your new must-read cheat sheet.
Curtains Up: It's Our New Entertainment Newsletter! Introducing your new must-read cheat sheet. Alissa questions. Sign up now for CT's Entertainment Newsletter.
Where Evangelicals Fall on Roy Moore vs. Trump, Lauer, Franken, and Six More Men
Meanwhile, national evangelicals disagree with Alabama peers on Tuesday’s Senate election.
“Leaders in every level of society—from entertainment, to the marketplace, to politics, to churches—must honestly wrestle with this challenging issue and what it means for their
Do We Need Another Denzel Washington Christ Figure?
CT asks the actor about his latest movie and Hollywood’s ongoing quest to score the faith audience.
Sony and WIT, a niche public relations company hired specifically to market films to faith communities, flew religion entertainment reporters out to Los Angeles this month as part of a full
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music
Be of good cheer: We are in a moment of theologically rich, artistically wonderful recordings.
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Three Practices For Third Space Churches
How do we seek the flourishing of our city in such a way that contributes to the urban renewal happening all around us?
We felt called to plant in the thriving urban center of the city, the place where life, business, entertainment, and institutions were all within a one-block radius.
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
‘Wonder’ Reveals the Face of True Human Strength
What the box-office hit tells us about beauty, weakness, and the imago Dei.
What the box-office hit tells us about beauty, weakness, and the imago Dei.
‘Justice League’ Unites Its Heroes to Save an Erratic, Uneven World
DC’s answer to the MCU wants to show that surrounding darkness can only strengthen heroic light. It only kind of succeeds.
'Justice League' Unites Its Heroes to Save an Erratic, Uneven World. DC's answer to the MCU wants to show that surrounding darkness can only strengthen heroic light.
In ‘Stranger Things 2,’ No One Is Safe from Trauma’s Haunting
The second season of Netflix’s groundbreaking series explores the dire consequences of ignoring suffering.
This season's second showdown with interdimensional monsters makes for gripping entertainment, and the plot is tighter and more well-constructed than its predecessor.
‘Mindhunter’ Offers a Stark Warning About the Limits of Empathy
Our reviewer says Netflix’s new crime drama is the service’s best show yet.
'Mindhunter' Offers a Stark Warning About the Limits of Empathy. Our reviewer says Netflix's new crime drama is the service's best show yet. Cameron
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Invites Us to a Bright, Boisterous Duel with Death
The God of Thunder's return to the big screen strikes a timely balance between gravitas, humor, and big, dumb fun.
'Thor: Ragnarok' Invites Us to a Bright, Boisterous Duel with Death. The God of Thunder's return to the big screen strikes a timely balance between gravitas, humor, and big, dumb fun.
The Rise of Reformed Charismatics
The Rise of Reformed Charismatics
A 21st-century global movement sets the Word on fire with gospel preaching and powerful spiritual gifts.
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