June (Web-only) 2010

The Twilight Saga: EclipseSubscriber Access Only
The best of the three films so far, Eclipse escapes the overwrought teen angst—well, mostly—and brings more character development and action.
Confessions of a Church-Skipping MomSubscriber Access Only
Is it better to attend church burnt out and stressed, or occasionally stay home but miss corporate worship?
The Perils of Christian Chick LitSubscriber Access Only
How my sugary-sweet chick lit relationships turned on me.
Street Songs of LoveSubscriber Access Only
The House You're BuildingSubscriber Access Only
Under SkiesSubscriber Access Only
Burning Like the Midnight SunSubscriber Access Only
A Beautiful ExchangeSubscriber Access Only
Christian Legal Society Loses in Supreme Court CaseSubscriber Access Only
Group must allow leaders who disagree with its statement of faith.
Obama Celebrates Gay Pride MonthSubscriber Access Only
This week's culture war flashpoints: Father's Day and Home Depot.
Pastor at Center of Jamaica Crime Controversy ChargedSubscriber Access Only
Some see Fellowship Tabernacle's Al Miller as hero who ended a drug war. Police say he broke the law.
Wild GrassSubscriber Access Only
Bizarre French film is superfluous bourgeois ridiculousness—it's pretty to look at but too confounding to really enjoy.
Grown UpsSubscriber Access Only
Despite an all-star comedy team (Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, and more), this "family" flick is too juvenile and crass for viewers of any age. Ugh.
Why Dads MatterSubscriber Access Only
The role of fathers may be changing, but it's no less essential.
The God Who Became BloodSubscriber Access Only
What my dysfunctional prostate taught me about Jesus.
Before the Next After-Sex PillSubscriber Access Only
Moral, theological, and ethical questions behind 'ella,' a new pill to prevent pregnancy.
Knight and DaySubscriber Access Only
Despite the star power and onscreen chemistry of Cruise and Diaz, this wild and crazy action/comedy just has too many holes to work well.
Can't Be TamedSubscriber Access Only
Dreaming Big for JesusSubscriber Access Only
Bruce Marchiano, who played the Son of God in 1993's Matthew, now wants to make a film based on the Gospel of John. But he needs a few dollars—45 million, in fact.
I Mean to Live Here StillSubscriber Access Only
The ThreshingfloorSubscriber Access Only
Memphis BluesSubscriber Access Only
StoriesSubscriber Access Only
We Walk This RoadSubscriber Access Only
Q+A: Selling Girls on CraigslistSubscriber Access Only
Rebecca Project founder Malika Saada Saar explains how Craigslist became the medium for human trafficking.
Glee: Stereotype Me!Subscriber Access Only
Why the introduction of a stereotypical Christian character on the popular show Glee could be reason to celebrate.
When Abortion Funding Doesn't Fund AbortionSubscriber Access Only
Political advocacy groups focused their attention on a report that the federal government gave money to organizations that perform abortion.
Jonah HexSubscriber Access Only
Overly violent and unaccomplished on all fronts, this disaster may end up being one of the worst films of the year.
CyrusSubscriber Access Only
This unconventional love triangle gets a lot of laughs out of awkward tension and explores the challenges of being honest amid complicated relationships.
Winter's BoneSubscriber Access Only
This indie film about an Ozark teen fighting for her family's survival is a bleak and beautiful triumph.
Toy Story 3Subscriber Access Only
In what might be Pixar's best movie ever, Andy heads off to college while Buzz, Woody, and the rest of the gang face a new and more dangerous life.
Ethnic Violence Buffets Kyrgyz ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
Unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan undercuts hopes for evangelism boom under new government.
What a Father RemembersSubscriber Access Only
Sometimes the most meaningful moments get lost in the busyness of life.
Ooh La La over Lady GagaSubscriber Access Only
Why I showed my son a music video from one of pop culture's hottest artists.
Grenade Attacks Were Govt. Plot, Say Kenyan ChurchesSubscriber Access Only
Six dead, 80 injured at prayer rally protesting revised constitution.
Growing Gardens to the Glory of GodSubscriber Access Only
Lessons gleaned from 'Animal Vegetable Miracle', Barbara Kingsolver's tale of eating only homegrown food for a year.
The Great Commission Resurgence DebateSubscriber Access Only
A guide to what the Southern Baptist Convention is arguing over today.
Hope and ImaginationSubscriber Access Only
With 'Toy Story 3' now in theaters, it's a good time to reflect on two of the greatest virtues found in Pixar's films.
Letters in the DeepSubscriber Access Only
Amid the CrashSubscriber Access Only
The Red Letters ProjectSubscriber Access Only
Sexy Evangelism
Sexy EvangelismSubscriber Access Only
Why our narrative about sex, dating, and marriage is a gospel priority.
Peter Singer's Swan SongSubscriber Access Only
Bioethicist asks: 'Why don't we make ourselves the last generation on earth?'
Women with the Self-Doubt SyndromeSubscriber Access Only
Some high-achieving women have the 'impostor syndrome—the ingrained sense that they don't belong at the table of influence.
OndineSubscriber Access Only
A lovely, melancholy fairy tale that falters toward the end.
WWJD to BP and the EPA?Subscriber Access Only
The oil spill is the top major issue for some political groups, while other groups fought the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases.
The Karate KidSubscriber Access Only
Although it fails to live up to the 1984 original, the star power of Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan helps make this martial arts underdog story a winner.
When a Daughter Must Parent Her Parents
When a Daughter Must Parent Her ParentsSubscriber Access Only
A new study shows why caring for aging parents more often falls on women than on men.
The A-TeamSubscriber Access Only
This remake is cheesy, preposterous, silly, and completely fun thanks to the chemistry and charisma of the crack commando unit.
The Lord Who Acts Like ItSubscriber Access Only
Where did we get the idea that the church should be a place that makes people feel comfortable?
The Cry of the Oil-Soaked PelicanSubscriber Access Only
How the birds mired in the Gulf oil spill teach us to properly grieve.
Top 10 Posts of the Past 30 DaysSubscriber Access Only
In case you missed them the first time, the newest posts that got our readers talking.
The Alpha and the MegaSubscriber Access Only
Documentary explores the question, "What is a megachurch?"
Yellow Tag MondaysSubscriber Access Only
These Troubled WatersSubscriber Access Only
Sigh No MoreSubscriber Access Only
Destroyer of the VoidSubscriber Access Only
Up on the RidgeSubscriber Access Only
Offering Grace to Infertile CouplesSubscriber Access Only
The revised edition of William Cutrer and Sandra Glahn's 'When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden' is an encouraging, if limited, resource.
The Hutterites: Beyond Bonnets and BuggiesSubscriber Access Only
A review of 'I Am Hutterite', Mary Ann Kirkby's memoir of growing up in a radical Anabaptist community.
World War II Bomb Revisits PastSubscriber Access Only
The Christian's duty to promote peace is now.
Learning from the Gores about the Grace of SeparationSubscriber Access Only
Why separating can be pro-family.
SpliceSubscriber Access Only
This cautionary tale about science without boundaries goes to such lengths to "cross the line" narratively that it leaves the big questions behind.
Churches Scramble to Meet FCC Rules on Wireless MicsSubscriber Access Only
The Federal Communications Commission recently mandated that anyone using wireless microphones on the 700 MHz band must stop.
Little Girls and Single LadiesSubscriber Access Only
The backlash to the video of 8-year-olds gyrating to Beyonce suggests there's still hope for our culture.
Her.meneutics' Summer Reading ListSubscriber Access Only
What our regular bloggers are taking to the pool.
Judgment in the GulfSubscriber Access Only
Woes and blessings of the oil spill.
Seven Theology Books for the BeachSubscriber Access Only
Consider adding these recent releases to your summer reading list.

Top Story August 3, 2020

N. T. Wright: The Pandemic Should Make Us Humble—and Practical
N. T. Wright: The Pandemic Should Make Us Humble—and Relentlessly Practical
We can’t know for sure why it’s happening or how to stop it. But Scripture calls us to grieve with God’s Spirit and get to work serving others.