January (Web-only) 2012

Old IdeasSubscriber Access Only
Angel Band: The Hymn SessionsSubscriber Access Only
God, Love & RomanceSubscriber Access Only
Beatrix RunsSubscriber Access Only
The KingdomSubscriber Access Only
The 99 Problems with Jay-Z's Use of "B----"Subscriber Access Only
The celebrated rapper insists he'll continue to use the word despite the arrival of his newborn baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter.
Christian Catfights: Why Women Leaders Don't Support Each OtherSubscriber Access Only
Insecurities can cause women to undermine each other.
Man on a LedgeSubscriber Access Only
A lackluster heist film with too many plausibility issues.
The GreySubscriber Access Only
A chilling adventure that builds to a compelling climax of faith vs. faithlessness.
We Need to Talk About KevinSubscriber Access Only
A horror story about parenting, asking what is, and isn't, beyond our control.
Albert NobbsSubscriber Access Only
A powerful character study that transcends its trivial subject matter for deeper truth.
Marriage: Creating a Partnership, Not Reeling in a CatchSubscriber Access Only
The old traditions of luring in a spouse still linger today.
Looking for Jesus in All the Wrong PlacesSubscriber Access Only
Why do we want to see God’s face when it’s only going to kill us?
Making the Most out of Mommy Blogging: The Woman Behind Money Saving MomSubscriber Access Only
How Crystal Paine made a ministry out of coupon clipping.
Masculinity in the MoviesSubscriber Access Only
On the big screen, Christian men are rougher and tougher than ever.
Critics' Choice Movie Awards of 2011Subscriber Access Only
A mix of Oscar favorites and little-known indie films makes up our annual list. PLUS: Macho Christians in the movies.
Real Women Don't Text Back: How Women Fuel the Man-Boy ProblemSubscriber Access Only
Women will help single men grow up by refusing to play by their frat-boy standards.
Interview: Bruce CockburnSubscriber Access Only
The veteran artist on longevity, war zones, and why he believes Christians can cuss.
VoyageurSubscriber Access Only
Human AgainSubscriber Access Only
Where I Find YouSubscriber Access Only
ProvincialSubscriber Access Only
The Loft SessionsSubscriber Access Only
Clear Heart Full EyesSubscriber Access Only
BelieveSubscriber Access Only
Should You Let Your Baby 'Cry It Out'? A Christian ResponseSubscriber Access Only
My "attachment parenting" is rooted less in outcome-based goals and more in God's example.
The Woman Who Shelters New York City's Trafficking VictimsSubscriber Access Only
Faith Huckel, founder and director of Restore NYC, took her social-work skills and a heap of prayer to launch the city's first and only long-term aftercare shelter for foreign-born trafficking victims.
The Business of Religion vs. JesusSubscriber Access Only
Sorry, but you can't reconstruct a stripped down, organic, anti-corporate version of what you think Jesus should be.
The Flowers of WarSubscriber Access Only
There's a compelling story hidden somewhere in this overlong, too graphic war film.
Extremely Loud & Incredibly CloseSubscriber Access Only
An emotionally arresting meditation on what happens after tragedy, with no easy answers.
HaywireSubscriber Access Only
Stylish spy thriller is all fight but little punch.
Red TailsSubscriber Access Only
This movie about high-flying African-American pilots during World War II goes down in flames.
Why Women Leave the Church—and Come Back AgainSubscriber Access Only
Jim Henderson's 'The Resignation of Eve' offers first-hand accounts (and no small amount of editorializing) of women struggling in local congregations.
A Spanish Service Is Not Enough: It's Time to Feed the 'Hellenized Latinos'Subscriber Access Only
Spanish-speaking ministry models are designed to preserve the preferences of the foreign born.
The Best Christian Marriage Book You've Never Heard OfSubscriber Access Only
Dwight and Margaret Kim Peterson's book offers advice for a realistic and positive marriage.
The Most Redeeming Films of 2011Subscriber Access Only
Quiet, contemplative movies top the list. So put the popcorn down and pay close attention.
When the State Took Away My Life: North Carolina Grapples with Sterilization PracticeSubscriber Access Only
It all began just a mile down the road from my house.
Interview: Michael W. SmithSubscriber Access Only
He's 54, a grandpa, and has been making music for three decades. But Smitty isn't slowing down one bit.
If It Leads Me BackSubscriber Access Only
RevealSubscriber Access Only
Which Side Are You On?Subscriber Access Only
The Untapped Potential of the At-Home MomSubscriber Access Only
With the right schedule, mothers can raise a family and pursue their career, too.
'Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus': To Adore or Abhor?Subscriber Access Only
What we can take away from the viral video that elicited such visceral reactions.
When 'Effectiveness' Is Not EffectiveSubscriber Access Only
In Haiti, we have to trust that our labor is not in vain.
ContrabandSubscriber Access Only
When a violent drug dealer threatens his family, a former smuggler agrees to do one last job.
Joyful NoiseSubscriber Access Only
Gospel meets Glee in this choir-filled film, but it's hard to find anything worthy of praise.
'Miss Representation': How the Media Harms Both Women and MenSubscriber Access Only
America's mainstream media plays a key role in women's under-representation in power and influence.
Why the Bible is Not a Book of Moral LawsSubscriber Access Only
Contrary to popular belief, it's the startling gift book.
The Trouble with Ed Young's Rooftop SexperimentSubscriber Access Only
Yes, the church needs to talk more about sex. But pastors may need to talk about it less.
How We Can Harness the New Domesticity Without Diminishing WomenSubscriber Access Only
Keeping house is part of God's work, too.
Church Wins Big Employment Case
Church Wins Firing Case at Supreme CourtSubscriber Access Only
Unanimous decision in closely watched case strengthens "ministerial exception."
Clothing Matters
Clothing Matters: What We Wear to ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Why what we put on may be more important than we think.
The Kate Middleton Baby Watch, and Why We Shouldn't ParticipateSubscriber Access Only
Well-meaning inquiries about pregnancies can cause more harm than good.
Service Is Not Scandal: Responding to Mark NollSubscriber Access Only
Why it's good that evangelicals have not, and likely will not, develop an "evangelical mind."
Interview: David Crowder's Last WordsSubscriber Access Only
As DC*B releases its final album, we talked to the bandleader about calling it quits.
Give Us RestSubscriber Access Only
GoSubscriber Access Only
Saint Timothy'sSubscriber Access Only
Q & A: Jimmy Carter on his Faith-Filled Presidency Subscriber Access Only
How Christianity played a role in the former President’s office.
Paul Simon: 'God Comes Up a Lot in My Songs'Subscriber Access Only
The legend on spirituality in his music, on evangelicals, and a memorable conversation with John Stott.
Learning from Tim Tebow about Workplace EvangelismSubscriber Access Only
Why we all could stand to do a bit more Tebowing around the office.
When Higher Education Is Neither: Why Should I Earn a Degree?Subscriber Access Only
Thoughts for adults considering returning to college in 2012.
O Tenenbaums, O TenenbaumsSubscriber Access Only
A decade after its release, Wes Anderson's 'Royal Tenenbaums' still strikes emotional gold.
Grieving a Lost ChildSubscriber Access Only
In the aftermath of my miscarriage, I cling to the promise of new life.
Q & A: Mark and Grace Driscoll on Sex for the 21st-Century ChristianSubscriber Access Only
The Seattle couple talks to CT about their new book on marriage.
Getting to the Root of Female Masturbation
Getting to the Root of Female MasturbationSubscriber Access Only
And the surprising role the church can play in helping women curb addiction to it.
Why 'Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Is Hurting WomenSubscriber Access Only
Lisbeth Salander is less a female role model than a projection of a base male fantasy.
ForevermoreSubscriber Access Only

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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.