March (Web-only) 2012

Q & A: John Piper on Racism, Reconciliation, and Theology after Trayvon Martin's DeathSubscriber Access Only
The Minnesota pastor addresses the foundation for responding to questions on race.
Evangelical Evolutionists Meet in New YorkSubscriber Access Only
N. T. Wright, Tim Keller, John Ortberg among Biologos conference attendees.
The Kid with a BikeSubscriber Access Only
A boy's search for a father's love anchors this new masterpiece from the Dardenne brothers.
Mirror MirrorSubscriber Access Only
Striking visuals and fun performances are marred by an insensible, jumbled story.
Wrath of the Titans Subscriber Access Only
Damn the gods ... and these movies. A lame sequel to a lame remake. Zeus, help us!
Trayvon Martin, Hoodies, and the Power of ImagesSubscriber Access Only
Understanding our visual writing helps explain how we respond to the case.
What Neuroscience Tells Us about Lenten DisciplinesSubscriber Access Only
Don't fast for a cause, but to shape your soul.
An Open Letter to My College StudentsSubscriber Access Only
In the end-of-semester stress and exhaustion, my students have lost touch with the meaning of their education.
77's Still on the EdgeSubscriber Access Only
A 'Christian' band? Maybe. But the Sevens—and their album 'Sticks and Stones'—were one of the best ever.
Mike Daisey, Apple, and Our Culture's Crisis in Truth-TellingSubscriber Access Only
Are "emotional truths" acceptable if they lead to greater awareness? How we answer matters a great deal.
The Perception Obstacle for Women Pursuing Leadership in Evangelical WorkplacesSubscriber Access Only
New research points to challenges female leaders face.
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GoldSubscriber Access Only
Clear the StageSubscriber Access Only
Unchartered TerritorySubscriber Access Only
A Church That Fits Our NeedsSubscriber Access Only
RedSubscriber Access Only
After ThisSubscriber Access Only
Hymns Subscriber Access Only
When Christian Bookstores Ban Female Body PartsSubscriber Access Only
Unpacking the Rachel Held Evans-Thomas Nelson dust-up over the 'v-word.'
Kirk Cameron's 'Monumental' IssuesSubscriber Access Only
Actor defends his comments to CNN about gays while talking up his new documentary.
Is It a Sin to Look Your Age?Subscriber Access Only
How 'old is cold' stifles true beauty.
Religious Groups Still Weighing In on Obama Administration's Contraception PlanSubscriber Access Only
A recent proposal by the administration tries to address previous religious freedom concerns.
Timeline: Obama Administration Actions Affecting U.S. Religious FreedomSubscriber Access Only
How we got to the current religious liberty debates over contraception and other issues.
The Hunger GamesSubscriber Access Only
This adaptation captures the book almost perfectly. PLUS: Jesus in The Hunger Games, and a movie discussion guide.
Jesus in 'The Hunger Games'Subscriber Access Only
In the face of persistent and pervasive darkness, hope shines through the cracks.
What Jason Russell's Mental Breakdown Shows Us about OurselvesSubscriber Access Only
Our churches still have much to learn about mental illness.
Hungry for the Hunger Games: Why We Need Dystopian TalesSubscriber Access Only
We can't shelter young readers from the world's violence forever.
A Christian Conspiracy Against 'Blue Like Jazz'?Subscriber Access Only
Director Steve Taylor says Provident Films and Sherwood Pictures are 'out to get us.'
How Global Christians Build Bridges around Down SyndromeSubscriber Access Only
Ministries recognize that those with Down syndrome are as valuable as anyone else.
Children with Down Syndrome: Will Culture Make Them Disappear?Subscriber Access Only
Why we should see them as an endowment from God and not a mistaken diagnosis.
The Problem with 'October Baby,' A Christian Film About AbortionSubscriber Access Only
No one wanted the film. Except audiences, apparently.
Confessions of a Lustful Christian WomanSubscriber Access Only
The first step Christians can take to help women struggling with lust is to acknowledge that they exist.
Julie Lee & the Baby-DaddiesSubscriber Access Only
Port of MorrowSubscriber Access Only
Rhine GoldSubscriber Access Only
Five-Senses Spirituality: Why Our Whole Bodies Need GodSubscriber Access Only
'Awaken Your Senses' teaches Christians to know the Father through our flesh.
Breathe InSubscriber Access Only
Confessions of a Male FeministSubscriber Access Only
I thought I was pro-woman, until I showed up at the 2012 women's film festival.
How Wealthy Social Conservatives Use Super PACs to Elevate Presidential CandidatesSubscriber Access Only
Records show how money has impacted the campaigns.
Natural SelectionSubscriber Access Only
A dutiful Christian wife grapples with her husband's deceit and her own regrets in a quirky road trip flick.
Marriage: When Pre-Engagement Hopes Meet Reality
Marriage: When Pre-Engagement Hopes Meet RealitySubscriber Access Only
I used to think a husband would save me from loneliness. Now, engaged at age 39, I believe he'll save me from my self-centeredness.
The Best Naked Pregnant Woman on a Magazine CoverSubscriber Access Only
Why Jessica Simpson's recent 'Elle' cover is worth celebrating.
Madeleine L'Engle Goes to the MoviesSubscriber Access Only
One of her lesser known novels, 'Camilla,' is headed to the big screen. Here's the story.
Dad-in-Chief: Parenting Lessons from Rick Santorum and President ObamaSubscriber Access Only
We need more political leaders modeling family sacrifice—especially for children with disabilities.
Interview: Why Sarah Macintosh Ran Away from CCM and Went BackSubscriber Access Only
She left Christian music a decade ago, frustrated with the industry. Now she's back on a CCM label. Here's why.
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Passion: White FlagSubscriber Access Only
Anchors & SilhouettesSubscriber Access Only
Stories to TellSubscriber Access Only
The Same LoveSubscriber Access Only
My Church's Lenten Challenge: Get a TattooSubscriber Access Only
Sometimes in order to believe something, we need to bear it on our bodies.
What A Flight Attendant's Outburst Revealed About My Own FearSubscriber Access Only
The scare revealed I am more afraid of death than I should be.
Salmon Fishing in the YemenSubscriber Access Only
A light, quirky, enjoyable love story for grown-ups.
John CarterSubscriber Access Only
In a rousing adventure, the classic character saves Mars. After all, his initials are J.C.
'Am I Pretty?:' A Troubling Question among Christian Women Like Me Subscriber Access Only
I have more in common with the girls asking "Am I ugly?" on YouTube than I care to admit.
The Church Is the Solution? Show Me the StatsSubscriber Access Only
Why I haven't changed my mind on fighting poverty and the job of the church.
The Local Church's Neighbors Are EverywhereSubscriber Access Only
The church isn't just a network of institutions trying to stretch across the globe.
Poverty Has Many EnemiesSubscriber Access Only
The solution does not require a choice between individuals and institutions.
The Biggest Poverty-Fighting Tool: Job CreationSubscriber Access Only
Employment for the poor restores their dignity and keeps them off their knees.
We Can't Do EverythingSubscriber Access Only
But we can change systems to protect the poor, and that requires cooperation on all fronts.
What Do You Mean by Poverty?Subscriber Access Only
Overcoming poverty is possible and proven. But superficiality has paralyzed the church.
Focus on Solving the Poverty of the SoulSubscriber Access Only
Our aid to the poor should always address their area of greatest need.
Christians Really Do Reduce PovertySubscriber Access Only
Government change often can't get to the root of the problem of poverty. The church does.
Why 'Slut' Cuts to the Core—of All of UsSubscriber Access Only
The furor over Rush Limbaugh's comments illustrates the power of a single word.
The Original 'Left Behind'Subscriber Access Only
Forty years ago, 'A Thief in the Night' had scores of people wondering if they'd survive the rapture.
The Problem with Karen Kingsbury's Princess BooksSubscriber Access Only
As it turns out, Christian fairy tales are just as bad for little girls as their secular counterparts. We can do better.
Bruce Springsteen: The Stations of the BossSubscriber Access Only
The singer, the sinner's prayer, and my spiritual journey.
Wrecking BallSubscriber Access Only

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