September (Web-only) 2005

Flight, Fright, or Fractions?Subscriber Access Only
Foster's tense in Flightplan. Burton's brilliant with Corpse Bride. Paltrow's brainy in Proof. Wood's wide-eyed in Everything Is Illuminated. Plus: Roll Bounce, and more reviews of Lord of War and Just Like Heaven
Deadly Romantic ComediesSubscriber Access Only
Corpse Bride and Just Like Heaven are charmingly spooky, but are critics swooning? Plus, reviews of Lord of War, Junebug, Cry Wolf, Venom, The Thing About My Folks, and more reviews of An Unfinished Life and Echoes of Innocence
The Mixed Reviews of Emily RoseSubscriber Access Only
The Exorcism of Emily Rose stirs up a film critics' fracas. Plus, reviews of The Man, An Unfinished Life, Echoes of Innocence, and further responses to The Constant Gardener and Underclassman.
Craftsmanship, Conscience Distinguish GardenerSubscriber Access Only
Critics praise The Constant Gardener, visit 2046, dump The Transporter 2, blast A Sound of Thunder, flunk Underclassman, and remain unpersuaded by Pretty Persuasion. Plus, more reviews of Undiscovered and The Brothers Grimm.
Brothers Are Grimm IndeedSubscriber Access Only
Grim reviews for The Brothers Grimm, The Cave, Undiscovered, and The God Who Wasn't There. Plus, more reviews of Red Eye, Murderball, Sky High, Valiant, and Broken Flowers.
Dutch Expand Euthanasia RulesSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Schwarzenegger vetoes gay marriage bill while Connecticut offers civil unions, more from the Intelligent Design trial, Christians in the academy, and more articles from online sources around the world.
Iraqi Anglican Leaders Feared DeadSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Intelligent Design on trial, John Roberts and Tom DeLay, Wisconsin votes to ban human cloning, street preachers, and more articles from online sources around the world.
Abu Sayyaf Recruits Christians as Terrorists in PhilippinesSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Little hope for Zimbabwe opposition, Vatican to ban gay seminarians, prayer at the pole, the Bible Literacy Project and more articles from online sources around the world.
How Katrina Is Changing GivingSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Washington Nationals religion controversy, Switchfoot in trouble over music piracy, The 100-Minute Bible, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Day of Prayer Too Late?Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Layoffs reported at Focus, Mass. Legislature overrides Plan B veto, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Religious Groups Believe Roberts Would Undo Pledge DecisionSubscriber Access Only
Plus: The Onion covers "home churching" as The Daily Show does evolution, and links to non-satirical stories from online sources around the world.
Prelude to Kansas' Abortion Records BattleSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Judge says JN36TN plate confusing but forbidden, NY Post says prominent pastor admits affair, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Hurricane Weblog: Where Is God in the Chaos?Subscriber Access Only
The theodicy questions change as human depravity rears its ugly head in New Orleans.
Hurricane Weblog: Little Relief in SightSubscriber Access Only
Food, water, supplies still making their way to hurricane victims.
Focus on the Family, Others Oppose New Air Force GuidelinesSubscriber Access Only
Plus: FDA official quits over Plan B, UMC's first Korean-American bishop resigns, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Hurricane Weblog: Katrina Relief Under WaySubscriber Access Only
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco declares Wednesday a day of prayer.
Emergents, Meet Saints!Subscriber Access Only
The wave of the future needs the wisdom of the past.
The Greatest Game Ever PlayedSubscriber Access Only
A History of ViolenceSubscriber Access Only
Into the BlueSubscriber Access Only
Oliver TwistSubscriber Access Only
The Prize Winner of Defiance, OhioSubscriber Access Only
SerenitySubscriber Access Only
Is God a Psychotherapist?Subscriber Access Only
M. Scott Peck's People of the Lie explores the dimensions of human and satanic evil.
Rita's Punch Strains Gulf ChurchesSubscriber Access Only
Following Katrina, relief efforts overwhelmed by second flood of evacuees.
From Mutual Aid to Global ActionSubscriber Access Only
How the Anabaptist emphasis on practical acts of love led a tightly knit enclave to reach out to the world.
Tim Burton's Corpse BrideSubscriber Access Only
Dear WendySubscriber Access Only
FlightplanSubscriber Access Only
Aiding Katrina's Victims, Minding Rita's ApproachSubscriber Access Only
Salvation Army Maj. George Hood praises public generosity, reminds volunteers of the long road to recovery.
Leon Kass, a Bioethics Legend, Steps DownSubscriber Access Only
The man who led the President's Council on Bioethics brought protests from the industry and directed groundbreaking studies.
Not a Hallmark BibleSubscriber Access Only
Richard Foster and Dallas Willard on the newly  published Renovare Spiritual Formation Bible.
Everything Is IlluminatedSubscriber Access Only
Just Like HeavenSubscriber Access Only
ProofSubscriber Access Only
The Thing About My FolksSubscriber Access Only
Lord Of WarSubscriber Access Only
My Day in NarniaSubscriber Access Only
On a trip to New Zealand, the author spent a day on the movie set of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. He came away impressed with everything he saw.
Giving Patterns Reveal Increasing Focus on Those 'Worthy' of CompassionSubscriber Access Only
Charities must now frame issues so that donors believe they are giving to innocent victims.
Indian PentecostSubscriber Access Only
How a "Holy Ghost revival" among child widows in India became an international sensation and a local wellspring of Christian outreach.
A Church in DiasporaSubscriber Access Only
A New Orleans pastor takes care of his scattered flock from Houston.
Churches Try to Find Scattered Flocks, Assess Damage From AfarSubscriber Access Only
With churches damaged and congregations dispersed, measuring Katrina's impact has been nearly impossible.
Parable of the Good ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Neither the fury of Katrina nor inefficiencies of government can stop the people of God.
Echoes of InnocenceSubscriber Access Only
The Exorcism of Emily RoseSubscriber Access Only
An Unfinished LifeSubscriber Access Only
The Sunday AfterSubscriber Access Only
What Gulf churches were doing on the first Lord's Day after Katrina.
I Was a StrangerSubscriber Access Only
Ministry in the Astrodome and beyond.
Amid the EvacueesSubscriber Access Only
How churches in Houston, among other cities, began picking up the pieces.
U.S. Court Calls for Deportation of Chinese ChristianSubscriber Access Only
Court believes Christian's story, says China has the right to maintain social order.
One Scary PerformanceSubscriber Access Only
Jennifer Carpenter, who plays the title character in The Exorcism of Emily Rose, is so convincing in her role that colleagues on the set nervously joked that maybe she really was possessed. (She isn't.)
Music Community RespondsSubscriber Access Only
Christian and secular musicians from all over the country are stepping up to the plate to help Hurricane Katrina victims and their communities.
No Pat AnswersSubscriber Access Only
In this candid conversation, Pat Boone talks about his new album, his all-star tribute to Billy Graham—featuring his old "pal" Bono—and that, uhh, heavy metal thing.
Houston's Religious Communities Scramble to Help EvacueesSubscriber Access Only
"We're in this thing for the long haul" without government money, church leaders warn.
Drop Out and Tune in to JesusSubscriber Access Only
Today's intentional communities are very different, and very similar to, those formed in the '70s.
Remonking the ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Would a Protestant form of monasticism help liberate evangelicalism from its cultural captivity?
A Sound of ThunderSubscriber Access Only
Solace—For Seasons of SufferingSubscriber Access Only
Iraq's Worrisome ConstitutionSubscriber Access Only
A future government will have to untangle the threads of a document that claims to be both Islamic and democratic.
The Stem-Cell ConspiracySubscriber Access Only
The Washington Post muddles a major breakthrough in adult stem-cell research, while the U.K. marches blindly on.

Top Story May 30, 2020

George Floyd Left a Gospel Legacy in Houston
George Floyd Left a Gospel Legacy in Houston
As a person of peace, “Big Floyd” opened up ministry opportunities in the Third Ward housing projects.