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‘It’ Is Big-Budget Horror with a Surprising Amount of Heart
The latest Stephen King adaptation’s success has more to do with the friendship it celebrates than the scares it delivers. 
'It' Is Big-Budget Horror with a Surprising Amount of Heart. Cameron McAllister| September 19, 2017. 'It' Is Big-Budget Horror with a Surprising Amount of Heart.
One-on-One with Pastor Vance Pitman on the Tragedy in Las Vegas
My friend Vance pastors Hope Church in Las Vegas.
We've mobilized some of our trained/certified trauma grief counselors to be on site at Mandalay Bay in response to their request to counsel those experiencing the horror of this tragedy.
'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism’s Horror
Jordan Peele's groundbreaking directorial debut challenges us to see racial sin with clear eyes.
'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror. 'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror. Image: Courtesy Universal Pictures. 'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror.
The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture’s favorite disaster scenario.
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture's favorite disaster scenario. The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse.
In ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the March of Progress Ends in Death
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human.
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human. In 'Alien: Covenant,' the March of Progress Ends in Death.
‘Twin Peaks: The Return’ Gets Cosmic Conflict Disturbingly Right
David Lynch’s cult-classic revival is exactly as imaginative—and as uncomfortable—as it always needed to be.
They were worse than we'd thought. Now… The Return! The new Showtime series settles the old debate about whether that feature-length horror movie was really necessary: It was.
Blood, Our Horror and FascinationSubscriber Access Only
It’s part of what makes Good Friday good.
More than bloody book. Heck, the Bible isn't just a bloody book; it's a bloody library. In the Bible, the word blood occurs more often than the word love
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
function. Having struggled with depression since 1986, I was no stranger to its horror, but this was the deepest and darkest hole in which I had ever been.
Art of Darkness: Angelina Jolie’s Latest Film Succeeds at Personalizing Genocide
What "First They Killed My Father" tells me about suffering and the imago Dei.
secure existence is the anomaly. My lack of proximity to suffering is what marks me as different—the outlier in a world full of horror. I thought about this
I Never Became Straight. Perhaps That Was Never God’s Goal.Subscriber Access Only
Why I embraced the Bible's sexual ethic before I understood it.
remarried. Growing up, I had no bedtime I can remember. I was allowed to watch horror movies at a young age. When it came to sex, nothing was hidden.
The Demanding Faith of Flannery O’Connor
In her writing, O’Connor made belief believable.
“This is the central Christian mystery,” Flannery says. “Life has, for all its horror, been found by God to be worth dying for.”. The meaning of mystery. Nearly
The Conjuring 2
Ed and Lorraine Warren return, fighting demons and relying on faith.
Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga), a deeply devout Catholic couple whose lives have formed the basis for a lot of paranomal and supernatural horror films.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
memorial. We could never unlearn what we found; we could never erase the horror of our past. We tried, in our own small way, to confront it. Because
The Divorce Delusion: Marriage Matters for the Gospel's Sake
The prevalence of divorce today means Christians should understand marriage even better.
unscathed. Even atheists who have gone through divorce will admit to the brokenness—and at times horror—that accompany a “happy” or “necessary” divorce.
'House of Cards' Keeps Scraping the Bottom of Evil's Barrel
After five seasons, it's high time the Underwoods' crimes come home to roost.
familiar. House of Cards might justify another season if it can convince us that its two paragons of evil are more like Eichmann than horror villains. In
Taylor Swift Breaks the Silence
Her recent legal case underscores the value of speaking out about sexual assault.
Women today need not relive the horror of Tamar's destiny, whose voice we never heard, who tore her garments, clothed herself in ashes, and lived her life in desolation.
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
that participants who viewed images of a human hand and a robot hand being cut with a knife or pair of scissors responded with essentially the same measure of horror and sympathy to
Confessions of a Middle-Aged White Woman: 5 Leadership Lessons on the Way to Diversity
Cru leader Cas Monaco shares her journey to racial understanding.
Eventually we began to make an effort to learn this new culture and to listen more closely to the stories around us. I read Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin with stunned horror.
Make Peace
The Christian's best option is love.
I'd lived in the Middle East and Europe and been accustomed to bombings and religious unrest, but I couldn't fathom such horror happening in the US Not in my homeland, where
After 50 Years in a Wheelchair, I Still Walk with Jesus
On the anniversary of her accident, Joni Eareckson Tada reflects on God’s faithfulness.
follow him more closely. Maybe he erases all the horror, all the despair, all the depression of the past when we learn how to trust God. He pushes into
Shalom, Amigos: The Changing Faces of Christian Zionism
Shalom, Amigos: The Changing Faces of Christian Zionism
How Hispanic evangelicals hope to become Israel’s best friends.
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