May (Web-only) 2008

The Candidates on Faith
The highest profile candidates in the 2008 Presidential race all profess to be Christians. And while some are more expressive than others, they've all weighed in on the role faith takes in public life. But who says what?
The Trinity: So What?
The Shack allegorizes a tricky but foundational doctrine.
Bigger, Stronger, Faster
Sex and the City
All Shook Up
Experience in Pentecostal churches fired a love of music many early rockers couldn't shake
A Christ-Haunted American Original
Cash had a sometimes constructive, sometimes tortured relation to his faith and his native land.
Johnny Cash's Very American Recordings
Rodney Clapp's ambitious scope occasionally confines the musical icon to the shadows in an otherwise illuminating tour.
The Making of an Evangelist
CT Movies visited the set of a new film about the life of Billy Graham, focusing on his early years and call to the ministry, which recently finished filming in Nashville.
American Bible Society Seeks Revelations
Organization distances itself from a consultant with porn ties—and the president who hired him.
Managing a Crisis
Relief needs in China and Myanmar are massive—and will likely continue for years.
Aiding China's Shaken Church
Franklin Graham discusses outreach after the Sichuan earthquake.
Can America Still Bar Polygamy?
Much has changed since the late 1800s, and many arguments for keeping the ban aren't very compelling.
The Children of Huang Shi
Steven Curtis Chapman's Daughter Killed in Accident
5-year-old daughter Maria Sue struck and killed Wednesday by a sport utility vehicle at home.
Denominations Join Episcopalian Diocese in Fight Over Church Property
Judge says Methodists, Worldwide Church of God, and others can participate in oral arguments.
Changing China
The Chinese church is growing in size and influence.
No Place for Complacency
David Wells on The Courage to Be Protestant.
Myanmar Aid Crisis Triggers More Deaths, Disease
Groups still unable to deliver food, medicine. Death toll may top 128,000.
The Ned Testament
The Simpsons' neighbor gets his own book, emphasizing the show's largely favorable treatment.
Emergent's New Christians and the Young, Restless Reformed (Conclusion)
Tony Jones and Collin Hansen find connections as they discuss each other's books and movements.
Hollywood Hellfighter Philip Anschutz
Hollywood Hellfighter
Elusive billionaire Philip Anschutz used to bemoan the lack of family-friendly movies. Not anymore.
Becoming Caspian
Ben Barnes is playing the part of a storybook hero he's loved since he was a kid—but now he's got to figure out how to deal with being a teen idol himself.
Catching Up With ...John Schlitt
The veteran singer/songwriter talks about life after Petra, which includes selling houses and releasing his third solo album.
A Gentle Plea for Civility
Why America needs An Evangelical Manifesto.
Evangelicals Lament a Politicized Faith
New document calls for allegiance higher than political party, nationality, or ideology.
The Fall
Speed Racer
Surfwise
Unsettled
Emergent's New Christians and the Young, Restless Reformed
Tony Jones and Collin Hansen find connections as they discuss each other's books and movements.
Jeremiah Wright, Evangelicals' Brother in Christ
Go ahead and disagree with Obama's pastor. But remember: He's family.
The Weight of Story
Director Andrew Adamson, whose latest Narnia movie, Prince Caspian, releases to theaters next week, fully feels the burden to get it just right.
Emergent's New Christians and the Young, Restless Reformed, Part 3
Tony Jones and Collin Hansen find connections as they discuss each other's books and movements.
How Public Is the Gospel?
N. T. Wright's latest book renews debate over evangelism and good works.
Emergent's New Christians and the Young, Restless Reformed
Tony Jones and Collin Hansen find connections as they discuss each other's books and movements.
Made of Honor
Son of Rambow
Then She Found Me
Methodists Vote To Retain Policies on Homosexuality
But some international delegates oppose denomination's anti-homophobia push.
Emergent's New Christians and the Young and Restless Reformed
Tony Jones and Collin Hansen find connections as they discuss each other's books and movements.
Iron Man
Behind the Idols (part two)
"Higher Power"
Albertine
Dizmas
Not Afraid

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