July (Web-only) 2011

Leaders and Friends Remember John Stott
What Billy Graham, Mark Noll, John Piper, and others are saying about the life and ministry of John Stott.
Cowboys & Aliens
James Bond and Indiana Jones team up for a romp through the very wild, wild West.
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
A smart, delightfully acted romantic comedy marred by a few scenes of oversexed teens
The Redemptive Narrative in Jaycee Dugard's Captivity Story
Why children play a vital role in the stories from women who were abducted.
Two Stories about Babies with Down Syndrome
In light of new prenatal testing, what story will Christians tell about children with an extra 21st chromosome?
John Stott Has Died
John Stott Has Died
An architect of 20th-century evangelicalism shaped the faith of a generation.
'A Skillfully Marketed Product'
Documentary 'Blood Money' explores the business of abortion.
Being Loved through Breast Cancer
God became 'the God who sees' when I faced a bilateral mastectomy, chemotherapy, and radiation at age 27.
We're All in This Together
American Dream
God Is Able
My Father Was a Porn Addict
My Father Was a Porn Addict
The 'Playboys' lying on the coffee table were the tip of the iceberg in our home.
'Bridesmaids,' Marriage, and Real Happiness
Where are all the popular stories about happy single women?
Captain America: The First Avenger
A safe, old-fashioned—if bland—origins story with cool style but a ho-hum story.
Wasted Food for Thought
New documentary gets you thinking seriously about the issue of food economics and stewardship.
A Parenting Manual for Bad Kids
A Parenting Manual for Bad Kids
Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson's Give Them Grace proceeds from the belief that all children - and parents - need the gospel more than they need how-to tips.
Campus Crusade Changes Name to Cru
Ministry leaders worry that the word "crusade" has too many negative associations.
Flannelgraph Sessions LP
Teach Us
Burlap to Cashmere
Doing Authentic Ministry with My Smokin' Hot Bride
A list of the worst ever Christian cliches.
When Sex Becomes an Idol
Jenell Williams Paris's 'The End of Sexual Identity' seeks to overturn the power that sexual identity labels—homosexual and heterosexual—have in and outside the church.
The End of Church Planting?
A look at whether churches should expand through a missionary model rather than relying on professional entrepreneurial pastors to plant churches.
Geek Theologian
Wired magazine founder Kevin Kelly talks to CT about the Amish, heaven, and why he doesn't own a smart phone.
Harry Potter, Jesus, and Me
Harry Potter, Jesus, and Me
Wherever we see beauty, light, truth, goodness, we see Christ—even in a story about a boy wizard.
Winnie the Pooh
A sweet and funny return to the Hundred Acre Wood—with a fascinating subtext of literacy.
Life, Above All
A mother-daughter bond is challenged amidst the sub-Saharan AIDS epidemic.
Much Ado About Mark Driscoll
What do we do when Christian leaders are imperfect?
Sex, Money ... Pride? Why Pastors Are Stepping Down
What's causing some well-known leaders like C. J. Mahaney (and John Piper before him) to step aside is not what you might think.
The Most Risky Profession
Why you need to pray desperately for your pastor.
Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows: Part II
The franchise comes to a satisfying close with an emotional and action-packed finale.
Why We Don't Use Natural Family Planning
The method works wonders for many Christian couples, but shouldn't be elevated to one-size-fits-all heights.
Q & A: Bristol Palin on Abstinence after Levi
The daughter of the former governor of Alaska on sexuality, body image, and her "come to Jesus" moment.
Obama Visit Challenges 'African Woman' Stereotype
The Young African Women Leaders Forum demonstrated that not all African women are victims and in need of Western help.
Redman's Reasons
The worship singer/songwriter on his new album, American life, and God's infinite blessings. PLUS: 10,000 Reasons
10,000 Reasons
Come Down O Love Divine
You Got My Attention
Stop the Funeral
Fly from Here
Would Jesus Walk Away from a Mortgage?
Reflections from an underwater home owner.
Zookeeper
Though silly and disposable, the film's heart and physical comedy make it relatively satisfying.
Bachmann, Palin, and the Trouble with 'Evangelical Feminism'
Feminists say Bachmann and other conservative women can't join their club. I say the club needs some new ground rules.
A Daughter's Grief Observed
Meghan O'Rourke's luminous 'The Long Goodbye' traces the final months as her mother succumbs to cancer.
Thoughts on Afghanistan from a Marine Wife
The 'drawdown' announced last month gives me another opportunity to be sore afraid—or to trust God.
Q&A: Francis Chan on Rob Bell and Hell
Why 'Erasing Hell' was his most difficult book, how 'Love Wins' prompted repentance, and whether 'Believe in Jesus or you'll go to hell' is good news.
Kerosene Halo
TN EP
What You Don't Know about Obama's Mama
A review of Janny Scott's new biography, 'A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother'.
Larry Crowne
Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts in a rom com. A slam dunk, right? Unfortunately, no.
Monte Carlo
Selena Gomez and a fine surrounding cast head up this wholesome rom-com/road trip movie.
Top 10 Posts of the Month
What got Her.meneutics' readers talking in June.

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