Whatever Is Pure: Cedarville Requires Professors to Apply Philippians 4:8
Faculty push back against stricter standards keeping curse words, R-rated movies, and sexual content out of their curricula.
important to expose students to various genres of writing, examples need to be selected to avoid inappropriate material.” For films: “As a general rule, 'R' rated movies will not be shown.
Americans Warm Up to Every Religious Group Except Evangelicals
Pew finds fewer people personally know an evangelical anymore.
Evangelicals are the only religious group in the United States that has not developed a Hindus, and Mormons all improved their standings, with the two lowest-rated affiliations—atheists
Black, White, and Blue: How Christians Rate the Police
Race influences views of US law enforcement more than religious tradition—except locally.
“This is not particularly surprising. around the country are doing an “excellent” or “good” job protecting people from crime, but fewer than half of black Protestants (45%) rated officers as
‘The Leftovers’ Explores the Fallout of a Godless Rapture
As it enters its third season, the acclaimed drama continues to take a long, hard look at our responses to loss.
Note: The Leftovers, were it a movie, would be rated R for nudity, language, and adult situations. We see a fair bit of nudity (both male and female), some of it sexual, most of it not.
Trump’s ‘Greatest Contribution to Christianity’: Pastors Preaching Politics
Republican nominee pledges to repeal Johnson Amendment. But pastors debate endorsing politicians from pulpits.
In an unusual move, Politifact rated Trump's claim as true. in particular, which is what the Johnson Amendment affects, to have the ability to speak freely, and that they should not live in
Henri Nouwen’s Weakness Was His Strength
How a gifted, high-achieving spiritual guide learned to share his wounds with others.
on the Spiritual Life Our Rating not rated. Book Title Love, Henri: Letters on the Spiritual Life. Author Henri JM Nouwen. Publisher Convergent Books. Release
Bleep Off: The Fight to Save Family-Friendly Movie Filtering
Hollywood studios sue VidAngel’s attempt to let viewers be ‘in the world but not of it.’
audience, the expansive subgroup that popularized recent blockbusters like the God's Not Dead movies Christian-centered storylines on one end and more explicit R-rated features on
Governing God's House: How 500 Churches Keep from Collapsing
First ECFA survey of church governance trends reveals which boards are most effective.
The board guided the staff with strategic—but not tactical—input Those who reported that the board was in charge rated its leadership slightly more effective than those who reported that
Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
With the closing of Family Christian, stores focus on curation and community involvement.
“As for a theological standard, there didn't seem to be one, aside from possibly no Mormon materials and nothing with any language that might not be PG-rated,” he said.
Does Protestantism Need to Die?
Or to recover its riches? Two Protestant luminaries look at the legacy of the Reformation, 500 years later.
Unity in a Fragmented Church Our Rating not rated. Book Title The End of Protestantism: Pursuing Unity in a Fragmented Church. Author Peter J. Leithart.
I Saw Myself in ‘This Is Us’
The popular new dramedy puts viewers in the messy middle.
When I tune in on Tuesday nights—when the show beats out baseball and The Voice to become the highest-rated program on the network—I can count on stories that allow That's not us
Hell or High Water
Looking for peace in all the wrong places.
he is falling but has not yet hit the ground, who has seen the match struck but not yet been The film is rated R for pervasive profane langauge and some intense and gory gun violence.
I ain't afraid of no ghosts.
Do not, under any circumstances, succumb to a compulsion to rigorously theology-check this movie. The original was rated PG. This is rated PG-13. What gives?