May (Web-only) 2011

CircuitalSubscriber Access Only
Codes and KeysSubscriber Access Only
The Water and The BloodSubscriber Access Only
Guarding Your Marriage without Dissing WomenSubscriber Access Only
Women aren't disappearing from the workplace or ministry staff teams. How will married men adjust?
The Tree of LifeSubscriber Access Only
Malick's magnum opus about the beginning and end of the universe, and a Texas childhood in between.
The Top 10 Posts of 2011 - So FarSubscriber Access Only
What got our readers talking this year.
What to Do with Aunt JulieSubscriber Access Only
Harold Camping and our problem relatives.
Kung Fu Panda 2Subscriber Access Only
Po and the Furious Five return for more martial arts mayhem.
Sex and Salvation according to PicassoSubscriber Access Only
Seeing the huge Picasso exhibit now touring the world reminded me of why Christians should make time for the fine arts.
A Christian Response to OverpopulationSubscriber Access Only
We can continue to affirm life while acknowledging that unrestricted population growth can put women and children at risk.
A Sensory RevelationSubscriber Access Only
Terrence Malick wants his films to capture the magic, wonder, and mystery of the universe.
Born This WaySubscriber Access Only
Sleep with One Eye OpenSubscriber Access Only
Sons & DaughtersSubscriber Access Only
Spread the WordSubscriber Access Only
Strange NegotiationsSubscriber Access Only
Religious mystique enduresSubscriber Access Only
Bob Dylan "still points us toward that vague Other," says author.
Dylan at the Foot of the Cross
Dylan at the Foot of the CrossSubscriber Access Only
Longtime disciple? Converted soldier? Secular prophet? The questions linger as the troubadour turns 70.
A Horror Film about ChildbirthSubscriber Access Only
In aiming to spotlight infant and maternal mortality rates worldwide, Christy Turlington Burns's No Woman No Cry relies on fear instead of facts.
Schwarzenegger, Strauss-Kahn, and PowerSubscriber Access Only
Why power is so often spiritual poison.
A Sketchy Ad from Skechers Shape-UpsSubscriber Access Only
Do 7-year-olds really need butt-boosting training shoes?
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesSubscriber Access Only
Oy, matey. The fourth installment is easier to follow, but it's not clear you'll want to.
Why Divorce Devastates ChildrenSubscriber Access Only
Divorce pulls the rug out from under a child's sense of self, contends Andrew Root in 'The Children of Divorce.'
One True GodSubscriber Access Only
Music for the RadioSubscriber Access Only
One GirlSubscriber Access Only
HomeSubscriber Access Only
Water ColorsSubscriber Access Only
The Love AlbumSubscriber Access Only
DestroyedSubscriber Access Only
Lady Gaga: Where's the Outrage?Subscriber Access Only
What happens when a pop culture phenomenon becomes a 'religious experience.'
PriestSubscriber Access Only
Superhero priests versus vampires? How bad could it be? Quite.
Gender Differences: All in the BrainSubscriber Access Only
Recent findings from neuroscience highlight why the church needs diversity in order to thrive.
Everything Must GoSubscriber Access Only
Will Ferrell is locked out of the house with all his stuff, but isn't his typical goofy comedy.
The First GraderSubscriber Access Only
Based on a true story, an 84-year-old Kenyan man seeks an elementary education.
Food Cleanses and the Integrated SelfSubscriber Access Only
How nourishment illuminates the relationship between the body and other aspects of our humanity.
The Road to Gay Ordination in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)Subscriber Access Only
The denominational battle has been going on for decades. The historical record is much older.
When Christian Teens DoubtSubscriber Access Only
Sara Zarr's 'Once Was Lost' beautifully captures the moment when an evangelical girl encounters the real world.
Beyond SlutWalk: A New Conversation about Sexual AssaultSubscriber Access Only
Why Justin and Lindsey Holcombs' new Crossway book, Rid of My Disgrace, is the perfect conversation starter.
Inside These WallsSubscriber Access Only
The Ones Who WaitSubscriber Access Only
Brokenness AsideSubscriber Access Only
Anthem LightsSubscriber Access Only
The After PartySubscriber Access Only
Listen to the SoundSubscriber Access Only
A History of Christian RockSubscriber Access Only
Well, sort of. More accurately, the musings of one music fan who was weaned on the stuff.
The Happy Death of Soap OperasSubscriber Access Only
Social media and real-life drama have replaced soaps as the daytime audience's entertainment of choice.
ThorSubscriber Access Only
The comic book god of thunder hits the big screen with humor and heart.
Jumping the BroomSubscriber Access Only
Formulaic wedding comedy with a lot of humor, heart, and, above all, forgiveness.
There Be DragonsSubscriber Access Only
A biopic about the founder of Opus Dei falls flat and doesn't ring very true.
The BeaverSubscriber Access Only
Mel Gibson's convincing performance as a depressed man doesn't make up for the film's lack of depth.
For Those Grieving on Mother's DaySubscriber Access Only
How Christ meets women during a holiday that's often marked by unmet desires.
Rob Bell Is Not a Litmus TestSubscriber Access Only
What one thinks about 'Love Wins' is no test of faith.
Economic Bell Tolls for Nation's Church SteeplesSubscriber Access Only
Steeples may have outlived their times as signposts. People hunting for a church don't scan the horizon; they search the Internet.
Shaking One's Fist at GodSubscriber Access Only
Actor Mark Ruffalo has endured plenty of hardships, and his new film tries to work them out—emotionally and spiritually.
Churning Butter in Bonnets with Laura Ingalls WilderSubscriber Access Only
Wendy McClure's 'The Wilder Life' answers why we all wanted to live the pioneer life of 'Little House on the Prairie'.
Engaging the Islamic World After OsamaSubscriber Access Only
Living the message of reconciliation in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and everywhere.
CaptivatedSubscriber Access Only
As for Me and My HouseSubscriber Access Only
Weights & MeasuresSubscriber Access Only
Helplessness BluesSubscriber Access Only
The DoxologySubscriber Access Only
Take the High RoadSubscriber Access Only
'As Often as I Need to Breathe'Subscriber Access Only
Ginny Owens takes prayer seriously, and will help lead Thursday's National Day of Prayer.
Confessions of a Breadwinner Wife
Confessions of a Breadwinner WifeSubscriber Access Only
Most American women still want to 'marry up' on the socioeconomic scale. How I hit the jackpot on a totally different scale.
'Do Not Gloat' over Osama bin Laden's DeathSubscriber Access Only
Remember how Americans felt after watching the jubilation after September 11?
The Death of Osama bin Laden: What Kind of Justice Has Been Done?Subscriber Access Only
The news should again remind us of the difference between the City of Man and the City of God.
Yes, Justice Has Been Done in the Killing of Osama bin LadenSubscriber Access Only
But our response as Christians must be marked by knowledge of our own depravity.
'Do Not Gloat' vs. 'Joy to the Righteous'Subscriber Access Only
The verses most quoted on Twitter and Facebook after the news of the death of Osama bin Laden.

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