August (Web-only) 2011

The DebtSubscriber Access Only
A gripping thriller about the destructive power of hidden truth.
PETA to Launch Porn SiteSubscriber Access Only
The group's newest and wholly misguided campaign overshadows a kernel of truth about animal suffering.
Ghost on the CanvasSubscriber Access Only
Third World SymphonySubscriber Access Only
I SurvivedSubscriber Access Only
Saying GraceSubscriber Access Only
Black and White AmericaSubscriber Access Only
Christ and My Curly HairSubscriber Access Only
Attempts to undo my wiry hairdo had grown to idolatrous proportions - and taken up three whole months of my life.
Adderall Arrives at Christian CollegesSubscriber Access Only
Are well-meaning evangelical faculty and administration in part to blame?
Eugene Nida, Who Revolutionized Bible Translations, Dead at 96Subscriber Access Only
His "dynamic equivalence" approach is used by many modern versions.
Don't Be Afraid of the DarkSubscriber Access Only
Fairytale for grown-ups offers plenty of scares, but not much else.
Higher GroundSubscriber Access Only
A woman's experience with Christianity—from the certainties of new conversion to later struggles with faith. PLUS: Interview with Vera Farmiga.
'One Thousand Gifts,' ReconsideredSubscriber Access Only
A second take on Ann Voskamp's bestseller about gratitude.
Google Cuts Churches Out Of Nonprofit ProgramSubscriber Access Only
Faith-based groups must now pay for search giant's tools.
Vera Farmiga's Struggles with GodSubscriber Access Only
The director and star of 'Higher Ground' wanted a movie to depict the challenges of faith.
How to Avoid Marrying the Wrong ChristianSubscriber Access Only
Why "he's a really great, godly guy" is not enough.
Get In I'm DrivingSubscriber Access Only
On the Altar of LoveSubscriber Access Only
All We NeedSubscriber Access Only
This Is What We BelieveSubscriber Access Only
The Pursuit of GodSubscriber Access Only
Faroe IslandsSubscriber Access Only
ForthSubscriber Access Only
The Her.meneutics Gender Debates (Part 2)Subscriber Access Only
We talk to theologian Russell Moore about Bachmann, the divorce culture, and why a feminist reading of Scripture would often be easier than a complementarian one.
The Gender Debates Come to Her.meneuticsSubscriber Access Only
In the first of a two-part series, we hear from egalitarian theologian William Webb on Michele Bachmann, slavery, and his 'redemptive-movement' reading of Scripture.
Fright NightSubscriber Access Only
This sometimes clever remake of the 1985 horror/comedy is undermined by its crassness.
Conan the BarbarianSubscriber Access Only
A ridiculous remake marking the return of the B movie, while glorifying violence and degrading women.
One DaySubscriber Access Only
Twenty years of a relationship, as seen on the same day each year, depicting the course of true love.
How Much Do Our Stories Matter?Subscriber Access Only
Christian theology makes clear both the limits and the necessity of stories for meaningful moral discourse.
Why the 9/11 Cross Should Offend All of UsSubscriber Access Only
The symbol might actually cause 'dyspepsia, symptoms of depression, headaches, anxiety, and mental pain and anguish.'
Trusting God with the Ones You LoveSubscriber Access Only
Few things are harder or scarier than trusting God to do what is just and right and good.
Three Stories About Reproductive TechnologySubscriber Access Only
A heartbroken mother, an infertile couple, and a novelist's characters reveal the emotional tales behind technological reproduction.
John Stott on SinglenessSubscriber Access Only
"Uncle John" explains why he stayed single for 90 years.
Marching as to PeaceSubscriber Access Only
Documentary 'Budrus' explores peaceful solution on Israel-Palestine border.
DestinySubscriber Access Only
Jeff BridgesSubscriber Access Only
Taming the Twitter TongueSubscriber Access Only
Why I'm still not tweeting.
The Battle for Bert and ErnieSubscriber Access Only
As asks 'Sesame Street' to 'marry' the roommates, our culture risks losing another archetype of non-erotic male friendship.
Sugar Daddies and Abba FatherSubscriber Access Only
An echo of the sugar daddy/sugar baby phenomenon may be coming to a church near you.
Your Insurance May Already Cover 'Abortion-Inducing Drugs'Subscriber Access Only
Health and Human Services ruled last week that insurance plans must provide contraception with no copayment.
30 Minutes or LessSubscriber Access Only
The latest from the director of Zombieland falls short of its predecessor's cleverness.
SennaSubscriber Access Only
Humble man of faith or arrogant jock? This documentary explores both sides of the late racing legend.
The WhistleblowerSubscriber Access Only
A powerful film about a real-life woman who fought the horrors of sex trafficking in post-war Bosnia.
Why Dogs Should Be Sent to CourtSubscriber Access Only
Examining the case of Rosie, a golden retriever who sat beside a 15-year-old raped by her father.
Watching 'The Help' as an African American WomanSubscriber Access Only
The new movie powerfully demonstrates that racial reconciliation happens not primarily through speeches and "diversity training" but through everyday friendships.
The HelpSubscriber Access Only
Based on the bestseller, a drama about unlikely friendships—and the power of telling your story. PLUS: Cast and director of 'The Help' tell their stories.
Watch the ThroneSubscriber Access Only
Kids' Diets: Why We Need Immovable Love, Not 'Let's Move'Subscriber Access Only
Where Michelle Obama's anti-obesity campaign falls short.
Mark Hatfield Changed My Life in Three MinutesSubscriber Access Only
The senator bucked easy categories, even in citing a simple verse.
Cast and director of 'The Help' tell their storiesSubscriber Access Only
Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, and Tate Taylor on the thinking behind the movie.
Dirty Jeans and Mudslide HymnsSubscriber Access Only
Re:creationSubscriber Access Only
The Newest U.S. Mission Field: WomenSubscriber Access Only
In order to reach educated and professional women, Christian women must be able to articulate what they believe and why. Is the church equipping them?
Christian Colleges Part of White House Interfaith Service PushSubscriber Access Only
Schools say listening is a key part of the project—but theological pluralism isn’t.
Why Gratitude Is Not EnoughSubscriber Access Only
Ann Voskamp's book 'One Thousand Gifts' threatens to turn thanksgiving into the key to our salvation.
Rise of the Planet of the ApesSubscriber Access Only
A laughable prequel with shoddy visuals and a lackluster plot.
The War on Chores: Who Should Do More?Subscriber Access Only
How husbands and wives can think about divvying up the responsibilities.
John Stott and the Weary EvangelicalSubscriber Access Only
What the movement looks like at its best.
Modesty: Still Missing from the ChurchSubscriber Access Only
If our motivation is to look attractive at any cost with no consideration for others, there is a heart issue to confront.
Photoshop, Patriarchy, and Protection of the VulnerableSubscriber Access Only
Should it be so shocking to seriously consider censoring the consumer arts?
Global Reactions to John Stott's DeathSubscriber Access Only
N.T. Wright, David Zac Niringiye, and others offer more reflection on the legacy of the worldwide leader.
Young LoveSubscriber Access Only
Louvin' the MusicSubscriber Access Only
Guitar whiz Ben Hall, 22, plays in the style of Charlie Louvin, Merle Travis, and Chet Atkins.
The Female Friendship CrisisSubscriber Access Only
Friends are an indispensable part of growing in Christ. So why do many of us have so few?
Another EarthSubscriber Access Only
A thought-provoking film about journeys of an interior—and, oddly enough, inter-planetary—nature.
When God Told Us to AdoptSubscriber Access Only
Amy Julia Becker talks to fellow Her.meneutics writer Jennifer Grant about her new memoir, 'Love You More'.

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