‘Discovery’ May Be the ‘Star Trek’ that Gets Humanity Right
In its next chapter, the classic sci-fi series looks to clear the blind spots from its utopian vision.
Geoffrey Reiter| October 3, 2017. 'Discovery' May Be the 'Star Trek' that Gets Humanity Right. Image: Courtesy CBS Television. 'Discovery' May Be the 'Star Trek' that Gets Humanity Right
Hurricane Harvey & Our Response to Pray and Help
Here are some practical ways you can help right now.
But before you or anyone you know tries to go and singlehandedly rescue victims of Hurricane Harvey, or just sits anxiously watching the television, here are some practical ways you
The Power of Polarity
It’s past time the ongoing divide between justice and evangelism was broken down.
This is true in the world of music, which is mostly storytelling set to song. It is true in the world of television and film, which is mostly storytelling set to action.
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
programming in the early 20th century. TD Jakes, Beth Moore, Max Lucado, and Joel Osteen have used television. Celebrity authority is often ridiculed
‘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.
Now that all 18 episodes of David Lynch's long-awaited television series are available for binge-viewing on Showtime, I'm fumbling with insufficient answers to this question.
The Cautionary Tale of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker
Their sins and scandals were extreme, but it’s too easy to dismiss them as an aberration.
Robertson took a chance on the entrepreneurial couple, and they made the most of it, breaking out on their own and developing a signature Christian television talk show program
Died: David Mainse, Canada’s Top Trusted Televangelist
The late “100 Huntley Street” broadcaster told generations of viewers each day, “Jesus loves you.”
By the 1980s, he convinced the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to lift a 50-year ban on religious- owned TV stations, and expanded to offer 24-hour
Is Orality Really Effective in Sharing the Gospel?
o·ral·i·ty: the quality of being spoken or verbally communicated
ages. Some examples of the tools of the age are transportation, radio, television, the internet, cell phones, and other kinds of recording technology. However
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
Services of the Southern Baptist Convention, Colorado Christian University, Wheaton College, Ave Maria University, Belmont Abbey College, and Eternal Word Television Network.
Farewell to TV's Most Powerful Single Ladies
What primetime pioneers Mary Tyler Moore and Lena Dunham teach us about culture-making and Christian influence.
Female television fans are saying some hard goodbyes this month. Two weeks ago television icon Mary Tyler Moore passed away at age 80. This Sunday
'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.
Saul prequel.) Hovering over all these current Jekyll-and-Hyde variations is the character of Tony Soprano—one of the most gloriously complex criminals to haunt television screens in
The Mainliner Who Made Me More Evangelical
How Frederick Buechner changed the course of Russell Moore's life.
gospel. God forbid. In the background of Buechner we hear not the giddiness of the television evangelist but the weeping of the exilic prophet. Behind
God and the Gridiron Game
America's obsession with football is nearly as old as the game itself.
But despite Grange's best efforts, it would not be until the post–World War II rise of television that the professional game outpaced college football in fan interest.
Engaging the Elections at Church
How to pastor your congregation during the campaign season.
With billions of dollars spent on presidential campaigns every four years, it is almost impossible for anyone who has a radio, television, computer or smart phone to ignore the barrage of
Untangling the Voices
John 10:3 (NIV). We are bombarded by a steady stream of advice—over social media, the internet, television, radio, and from friends or even strangers.
The Most ‘Epic’ Part of DC’s ‘Powerless’ Is Mundane Mortal Man
Despite a lackluster premiere, the NBC sitcom brings some much-needed humanity to a superhuman universe.
Last night, NBC aired the premiere episode of its new series Powerless, the first television sitcom from comic entertainment company DC, which is responsible for superheroes like
‘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.
the corner?”. The Leftovers was critically acclaimed in its second season, with many publications dubbing it the best television drama of the year. It was