May (Web-only) 2012

The Dark Side of Healthy Eating: Diagnosing 'Orthorexia' Eating Disorders
Are "pure" diets really all that good for us?
Business Is the Church's Business
Business Is the Church's Business
It's wrong to elevate an ecclesiastical elite over the money-making members of the body of Christ.
Bo Duke Grows Up
Bo Duke Grows Up
John Schneider found Jesus after 'Hazzard,' and now stars in a string of faith-based films.
'Your Marriage Is Doomed,' and Other Lies Told to Children of Divorce
In her new book, MOMumental, Jennifer Grant gives adults courage and confidence in raising off-script families.
Here
Land of the Living
Sigur Rós and the Art of Worship
Sigur Rós and the Art of Worship
The ethereal Icelandic band may not intend it, but their music has a divinely spiritual vibe.
Ann Voskamp, Tim Challies, Beth Moore: Dinner and a Defense of Earnestness
Tim Challies calls Ann Voskamp's book "dangerous." She invites him for dinner. He apologizes. Beth Moore also wants an invite. We look at what it looks like to err on the side of earnestness.
Moonrise Kingdom
Quintessential Wes Anderson film takes on salvation and community.
Men in Black 3
Men in Black 3
Mr. Smith and Mr. Jones are back in black—again.
Why Facebook Removed Photos of a Baby
The site's banning of photos of Heather Walker's dying infant reveals a culture terrified of death.
Young Evangelicals Still at War? A Review of 'A Faith of Our Own'
Young Evangelicals Still at War? A Review of 'A Faith of Our Own'
Jonathan Merritt seeks a non-partisan faith, but leaving behind the left-right culture clashes is harder than it seems.
Banking on God Alone: Why I Won't Be Freezing My Eggs
Confronting the barrenness of prolonged singleness amid an uncertain relational future.
Boy Jesus, Big Screen: Anne Rice's 'Christ the Lord' to be Made into a Movie
Boy Jesus, Big Screen: Anne Rice's 'Christ the Lord' to be Made into a Movie
The author's 'Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt' is back on track, slated for 2013.
Born This Way? The Moral Universe of 'Glee'
Last night's season finale underscores how the show is just as preachy as 'Christian films.'
MercyMe
The Hurt and The Healer
Review of the new album from MercyMe
Born and Raised
Beneath the Scars
Promising Promises
How God Can Use Your Anxiety for Good
How God Can Use Your Anxiety for Good
Good news for the many women facing an anxiety disorder.
What Mama Heidi's World Looks Like in Mozambique
A picture of what Heidi Baker sees on a regular basis.
Ian and Larissa: A Story of Choosing the Hard, Good Road
Ian's disability marks the young couple's marriage as different. Maybe they have something to teach us.
Evangelical Leaders Split Over Violence Against Women Act
Evangelical Leaders Split Over Violence Against Women Act
House passes bill that removes protections for immigrant women who are victims of violence.
Battleship
Battleship
For a movie based on a board game, it's not half bad—and a pretty fun, patriotic romp.
What to Expect When You're Expecting
Although this ensemble comedy is crass and sometimes emotionally confused, a strong cast and an irresistible theme ultimately deliver.
Sound of My Voice
Two filmmakers go undercover to expose a cult leader who may or may not be from the future.
For the Love of Pinterest? A Her.meneutics Hangout with Rachel Held Evans, Sarah Bessey, & More
The bloggers join Her.meneutics regulars Laura Leonard, Rachel Marie Stone, and Sarah Pulliam Bailey.
Defender of the Weak, Hugger of Lepers, Friend of Sinners, Christian Intellectual
Defender of the Weak, Hugger of Lepers, Friend of Sinners, Christian Intellectual
The head of Prison Fellowship wore many hats before his April 21 death.
When Our Sexual Stories Go Off the Christian Map
Amy Frykholm's 'See Me Naked' tells the stories of nine Christians (including the author) struggling to reconcile their sexuality and their beliefs.
How to Smartly Engage with the Young Doubters in Your Midst
Six ways to support those questioning the faith.
The Loudest Sound Ever Heard
Ten Stories
Storm and Grace
Time's Breast-Feeding Cover Adds Fuel to the Mommy Wars
Why Christians, of all people, must call a truce and support moms—no matter their parenting style.
How Mitt Romney Could Pitch Himself as Mormon Freedom Fighter
How Mitt Romney Could Pitch Himself as Mormon Freedom Fighter
The Republican presidential candidate can appeal to evangelicals by standing against global persecution.
I'm Not Julia: Why Obama's American Woman Doesn't Speak for Me
By the government's estimate, women are best when they live life alone. Not so fast.
Why Jerry Falwell Sr. Isn't Rolling In His Grave over Romney's Liberty Invitation
Why Jerry Falwell Sr. Isn't Rolling In His Grave over Romney's Liberty Invitation
And what the university's invitation to the Mormon candidate says about evangelical political engagement.
How Evangelicals Have Shifted in Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage
How Evangelicals Have Shifted in Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage
And what President Obama's announcement could mean politically and legally.
Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Tim Burton drops the ball on this 1960s gothic soap, continuing his string of middling remakes.
Girl in Progress
This coming-of-age story had potential, but is marred by its own adolescent mood swings.
Where Do We Go Now?
In a Lebanese village, Christian and Muslim women try various ploys to distract their men from fighting.
Mourning with Those Who Mourn on Mother's Day
How do you weep alongside the weeping woman while you have a happy, healthy baby bouncing on your hip?
Supreme Court Decision on Religion Upends Campus Religious Groups
Supreme Court Decision on Religion Upends Campus Religious Groups
 Nearly two years after the Christian Legal Society v. Martinez ruling, the case is causing strife for religious groups across U.S. college campuses.
How Mother's Day Hype Can Ruin Your Mother's Day
A good Mother's Day looks beyond a hefty salary or long hours.
President's Evolution Is Over: Obama Commits to Supporting Same-Sex Marriage
President's Evolution Is Over: Obama Commits to Supporting Same-Sex Marriage
Obama says support for same-sex marriage is consistent with his faith.
Death to the Perfect Christian Woman
Why author Amy Spiegel wants us to let go of perfection, whatever that is, in favor of Providence.
Woody Guthrie's God and Country
Woody Guthrie's God and Country
New projects, timeless ideals, and the junction of heaven and earth.
Kingdom
Go Get It
Heartbeat
Sun Midnight Sun
Amazing Grace, How Slow the Work: Why We Still Have Slaves
We often expect spiritual change to happen overnight. Sometimes it takes the course of human history.
Why Women Hear God More Than Men Do
Why Women Hear God More Than Men Do
To pray, you need to use your imagination. And men of this generation are given few tools to do so.
HBO's Girls and Today's Emerging Adult Women
What the church might say to the cast of 25-year-old Lena Dunham's new show.
The Perfect Family
What could have been a stirring study of a conflicted woman of faith is marred by easy fixes and unevenness.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The fabulous cast and beautiful scenery just make up for the predictable love stories and overstuffed plot.
Bearing Life in a Broken World: A Review of 'No Easy Choice'
Strengthened by her own story, Ellen Painter Dollar's book explores the ethical dimensions of reproductive technology.
Chai Ling on America's Latest China Disaster
Chai Ling on America's Latest China Disaster
We let Chen Guangcheng down—along with his friends, family, and the women of China.
Andy Stanley Sermon Illustration on Homosexuality Prompts Backlash
Andy Stanley Sermon Illustration on Homosexuality Prompts Backlash
Internet abuzz over Atlanta pastor's story of a gay couple at his church.
Avengers, The
The Avengers
Marvel's superheroes unite onscreen for a fun—and funny—action-packed extravaganza.
The Genealogy Gospel: Why We All Want to Know Our Family Tree
Two new TV shows highlight our hunger to know where we come from.
Where Are All the Women Apologists?
Can I get a witness, sisters?
The Passion of George Harrison
The Passion of George Harrison
The 'quiet' Beatle was driven by spiritual pursuit while living in the material world.
Blown Away
Little Broken Hearts
A Thousand Little Things
Overcome
A Beautiful Soul Soundtrack
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