April (Web-only) 2013

Keaggy, Phil
The Musician Is a MasterSubscriber Access Only
To understand why Phil Keaggy is receiving ASCAP's Golden Note Award, you really need just one album.
Not 'That' Kind of Housework
Not 'That' Kind of HouseworkSubscriber Access Only
Why many contemporary women are embracing knitting, home cooking, and a variety of domestic arts.
Bad Sex That "Just Happens"Subscriber Access Only
Donna Frietas looks at the social pressures and cultural stereotypes that fuel the campus hookup culture.
Billy Graham Meets Martin Luther King Jr.—Again
Billy Graham Meets Martin Luther King Jr.—Again Subscriber Access Only
The Rev. Samuel Rodriguez wants to reclaim the historic evangelical vision that marries evangelism, moral reform, and social crusades.
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The Latest in Movie News, April 29, 2013Subscriber Access Only
The weekend box office, Into the Woods, James Franco, odd financial news from Netflix, and Django gets unchained in China.
Streaming This Weekend, April 26, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Oblivion
OblivionSubscriber Access Only
Both Oblivion and Upstream Color are successful at their very different aims, even though neither does the job of great science fiction.
Upstream Color
Upstream ColorSubscriber Access Only
Both Oblivion and Upstream Color are successful at their very different aims, even though neither does the job of great science fiction.
Mud and the Case of the Southern Film
Mud and the Case of the Southern FilmSubscriber Access Only
Mud explores dimensions of care and violence intrinsic to Southern films, shedding light on what makes the genre work—and what doesn't.
The Latest in Movie News, April 25, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Jim Caviezel, Guillermo Del Toro, Guys and Dolls, a Danish Western, and Shaun the Sheep gets a feature film.
Wovenhand
The Laughing StalkSubscriber Access Only
David Eugene Edwards' gothic folk gets away with singing about Jesus by preaching without proselytizing.
Religious Freedom Is Not a Zero-Sum Game
Religious Freedom Is Not a Zero-Sum GameSubscriber Access Only
Paul Marshall, Nina Shea, and Lela Gilbert take an ecumenical approach to fighting international persecution.
The Latest in Movie News, April 22, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Box office returns, Will Smith, Martin Scorcese's "Silence," Jason Sudeikis, and a ray of sunshine for the movie theater industry.
Streaming This Weekend, April 19, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Looking for something to watch at home this weekend? Here's a few suggestions.
The Latest in Movie News, April 19, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Lots more Star Wars on the way. Also, Vince Vaughn, Tom Cruise, Cannes, and the effects of healthcare regulation on the movie industry.
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
The Reluctant FundamentalistSubscriber Access Only
Both 42 and The Reluctant Fundamentalist deal with issues of individual and systemic racial injustice—but come to very different conclusions.
42
42Subscriber Access Only
Both 42 and The Reluctant Fundamentalist deal with issues of individual and systemic racial injustice - and come to very different conclusions.
Remembering George Beverly Shea
Remembering George Beverly SheaSubscriber Access Only
Singer's most lasting achievement was introducing "How Great Thou Art" to America.
Let the Gamers Say "Amen!"
Let the Gamers Say "Amen!"Subscriber Access Only
Finally! A balanced, generous perspective on what Christianity has to say about video games.
Pastors Push Back Against 'Annual Registration Fee'
Pastors Push Back Against 'Annual Registration Fee'Subscriber Access Only
One Illinois city says it's charging churches a fee, but church leaders call it an unfair 'tax.'
Don't Make George Soros Oppose Prostitution
Don't Make George Soros Oppose ProstitutionSubscriber Access Only
The government's ideology requirement at question in USAID v. Open Society International is dangerous.
"How Great Thou Art" & the 100-Year-Old Bass
"How Great Thou Art" & the 100-Year-Old BassSubscriber Access Only
The story of George Beverly Shea's signature tune.
God Wants You to Graduate
God Wants You to Graduate Subscriber Access Only
San Antonio churches are learning that finishing high school equips their youth for greater service.
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The Moses of Soul
The Moses of SoulSubscriber Access Only
64-year-old soul sensation Charles Bradley talks about his journey through the wilderness.
The Latest in Movie News, April 15, 2013Subscriber Access Only
42, Michael Caine, Transcendence, Veronica Mars, and the moral questions around Pain and Gain.
A Defense of the N-Word in Christian Hip Hop
A Defense of the N-Word in Christian Hip HopSubscriber Access Only
Considering controversial language in Sho Baraka's latest album.
To the Wonder
To the WonderSubscriber Access Only
The film is Malick at his Malickest, and at his most devout—which merits reflection on his body of work.
The Latest in Movie News, April 11, 2013Subscriber Access Only
A new western from Disney, Jim Carrey, Beautiful Ruins, Django in Beijing, and some dismal news for movie theaters.
Touching God in the Iranian Darkness
Touching God in the Iranian DarknessSubscriber Access Only
Imprisoned for distributing Bibles in Iran, Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh saw its verses of suffering and forgiveness come alive.
When Suicide Strikes in the Body of Christ
When Suicide Strikes in the Body of ChristSubscriber Access Only
Neither life nor death, not even suicide, can separate us from the love of God.
John McCandlish Phillips: Bright Light for Christ in the Big Apple
John McCandlish Phillips: Bright Light for Christ in the Big AppleSubscriber Access Only
The New York Times stylist mixed his love of the Lord with his love of journalism.
David Crowder: Why Old Gospel Music Works in a Club
David Crowder: Why Old Gospel Music Works in a ClubSubscriber Access Only
The chart-topping worship leader has re-located to Atlanta, and is currently touring small rock venues across the U. S. with a "kitschy" Americana collective that has two albums in the works.
The Latest in Movie News, April 8, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Jeremy Irons' statement about gay marriage sparks controversy. Also, Iron Man 3, Guillermo del Toro's latest, and a big weekend at the box office.
The Place Beyond the Pines
The Place Beyond the PinesSubscriber Access Only
The Place Beyond the Pines and Trance are two films that grapple with difficult moral dilemmas, but aren't quite up to the task.
Trance
TranceSubscriber Access Only
The Place Beyond the Pines and Trance are two films that grapple with difficult moral dilemmas, but aren't quite up to the task.
Streaming This Weekend, April 5, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Looking for something to watch at home this weekend? Here's a few picks..
The Beauty of Life in Small Places
The Beauty of Life in Small PlacesSubscriber Access Only
City-focused evangelicals have much to learn from Rod Dreher's memoir of small-town life.
The Latest in Movie News, April 4, 2013Subscriber Access Only
RIP Roger Ebert. Also: a game-changing announcement from Fujifilm; Brad Pitt's latest; Boyle won't do Bond; and Richard Rodriguez reinvents casting.
Entertainment Isn't a Trivial Pursuit
Entertainment Isn't a Trivial PursuitSubscriber Access Only
Why pop culture can be rich with meaning, insight, and value for our lives.
Pope Francis's Emerging Revolution
Pope Francis's Emerging RevolutionSubscriber Access Only
I'm not a Catholic, but each day brings more encouraging news about the new bishop of Rome.
Audrey Assad Shifts Gears
Audrey Assad Shifts GearsSubscriber Access Only
With no record contracts to fulfill, she wants to get everyone singing.
The Latest in Movie News, April 1, 2013Subscriber Access Only
Box office returns, RIP Richard Griffiths, Wes Anderson's latest, a Chinese Iron Man, and the Coens get religion (maybe).
Why We Still Need Christian Colleges
Why We Still Need Christian Colleges
As the liberal arts struggle, we should rally around Christian campuses that still embrace them.
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