August (Web-only) 2007

Book Uncovers a Lonely, Spiritually Desolate Mother Teresa
"There is no God in me," she wrote.
David Dockery on Christian Higher Ed's Key Challenges
Plus: Fearing secularization and "fundamentalization" and whether "Christian economics" exist.
Learning to Burn
At a North Carolina film school for teenagers, it really is OK to "Burn" your movies.
Out of the Darkness
After a long absence from making music, not to mention a series of tragedies—including a divorce and her daughter's suicide—CCM veteran Kelly Willard is back on the scene.
The Nanny Diaries
Resurrecting the Champ
When a Blessing Is a Curse
Sometimes the most loving prayers are not all that nice.
Reductionist Justice
Where Job's friends went wrong about suffering.
September Dawn
Resurrecting Integrity
Rod Lurie, director of Resurrecting the Champ, is a West Point grad who emphasizes ethics—especially honesty and integrity—in his movies.
Defining? Or Discerning?
When trying to define "Christian music," perhaps it's best to look beyond simple labels and look instead to individual discernment.
Death at a Funeral
The Invasion
The Last Legion
Why College Doesn't Turn Kids Secular
Also: Richard Land on the footbath controversy, Falwell's big Liberty gift, and other stories about higher education and research.
The Spirituality of Potty Training
A Cry Like No Other
The spirituality of potty training.
Little House Meets Sin City
That's how screenwriter Geert Heetebrij describes The Interior, a unique new film about Christian missionaries that's being released in weekly episodes exclusively online.
Head Joins the Body
Ex-Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch recounts his self-destructive rise to stardom, and the major changes in his life since praying to God for deliverance.
Rush Hour 3
Stardust
On Not Transforming the World
We have better and harder things to do than that.
Sports, for Him
We're called to integrity in athletics—not just to opposing steroid abuse.
Bruce and the Almighty
Bruce and the Almighty
Springsteen's religious imagery getting sharper.
A Doorway to New Life
Singer/songwriter Ron Block—who plays guitar and banjo for Alison Krauss and Union Station—reflects on his journey to find identity in Christ instead of his own talent.
South Korean Politicians Blame U.S. for Taliban Hostages
Korean officials seek direct negotiations with kidnappers.
Becoming Jane
The Bourne Ultimatum
Underdog
The Transfiguration
Artists depict Jesus' meeting with Moses and Elijah.
After Taliban Kills Two Hostages, South Korea Pleads for Compromise
As another deadline passes, Taliban abductors make threats and Afghanistan warns of military action.
Spoiler Alert
The Harry Potter craze suggests we're not telling the Christian story right.
Harry Potter 7 Is Matthew 6
The young wizard may not have read the Bible, but someone else certainly did.
Christian Higher Education Goes to Russia
Plus: One more argument against U.S. News rankings, and Silver Ring Thing goes to Harvard.
Church Report Publisher Jason Christy Leaves Trail of Fraud, Associates Say
Amid lawsuits, bankruptcy, convictions, and media attention, some wonder: Do his ventures even really exist?
My Mother's Legacy
Anne Graham Lotz remembers Ruth Bell Graham's stuffed-toy hedgehogs, unconditional love, and intense relationship with God.
Love Covers—or Discovers?
Every cat knows some things need to be buried.
"She Made Christ Her Home"
Ruth Graham tells about how her mother's childhood in China prepared her for ministry.
Fauxliage
In Christ Alone

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