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Ready to Write Your Book? Here's a Five Point Checklist
It's time to start writing.
That means you'll need to find a way—through blogging, social media, online videos, or contributing to mainstream television, radio, or print—to build an audience.
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.
Germans Are Welcoming Refugees as a Way to Honor Luther’s LegacySubscriber Access Only
Asylum seekers and immigrants are big part of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary in Germany.
More than half of Germans expressed doubts that the country could successfully handle such an influx, according to a 2016 poll by public broadcaster ZDF Television.
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
Open Your Home to the Homeless, Even When It Makes You Uncomfortable
Welcoming the stranger carries real risks. But hospitality is a New Testament expectation.
Granted, as a pastor's kid I had grown up without television, so my imagination was maybe making up for lost time. Or maybe I'm just uniquely susceptible to calculated suspense.
Thou Shalt Not Bail
The bailing trend is an understandable byproduct of a busy culture. But is it Christian?
A kid gets sick. Work gets crazy. Like a runaway train, the week careens to a halt and we emerge from the wreckage with only enough energy to man the television remote.
Shut Up and Dance! The Intersection of Freedom, Art, and Gospel Expression
Artist and evangelist believes all art carries a message.
desperately needs it. And, if it's just too unbearable to watch celebrities ranting on award shows, you can always turn your television off. Ben Pierce is
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
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.
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?
Are You on Track if You Lead a Church of Less Than 100?
Most of the time church planting is a long, hard slog.
reach their community. Having a right perspective always helps. Let me share an illustration from how I watch television with my daughters. To help them
The 'Prophets' and 'Apostles' Leading the Quiet Revolution in American Religion
A Christian movement characterized by multi-level marketing, Pentecostal signs and wonders, and post-millennial optimism.
It's remarkable how effectively INC personalities can get their message out without owning a television studio or buying airtime. How do they manage?
Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
In his 1985 polemical book, Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman predicted that television, by replacing a word-based culture with an image-based culture, would bring the end of
‘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
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
'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.
for Christ and Pop Culture who has also contributed to ThinkChristian and to the Chicago International Film Festival, and he currently co-hosts the film and television podcast Seeing
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
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 2
Larger churches building smaller buildings with community areas are a growing trend.
I think so. Small is the New Big, for Larger Churches. In the past, people thought about church buildings like television manufacturers today think of TVs—make them as big as possible.
The Armageddon Code—An End Times Interview with Billy Hallowell
The return of Christ remains, as ever, a topic of great interest.
He has contributed to The Washington Post, Human Events, The Daily Caller, Mediaite, and The Huffington Post. He has also appeared on numerous television news broadcasts.
Q+A: Inside Edition's Megan Alexander on 'Faith in the Spotlight'
The popular journalist shares about staying true to her faith in the TV news industry.
She recently spoke with CT about sharing about her sex life on national television, why she sees getting dressed up and taking care of herself as part of her television “uniform,” and
Top Story August 18, 2017
Are Evangelicals Donating Too Directly to Missions?
Are Evangelicals Donating Too Directly to Missions?
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
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