February (Web-only) 2013

We Saw Your Satire
We Saw Your SatireSubscriber Access Only
Why the Oscars' boob song made us laugh.
Women Need to Say 'No' More
Women Need to Say 'No' MoreSubscriber Access Only
My 'no' to fear is my 'yes' to God.
Persecution in China Is Very Real
Persecution in China Is Very RealSubscriber Access Only
You can argue that Christians are more free than they were 30 years ago. But persecution is rising and the central government does plan to eradicate house churches.
How Adulthood Is Like High School All Over Again
How Adulthood Is Like High School All Over AgainSubscriber Access Only
Churches need to recognize the awkward teenager inside each of us.
God Made Boys to Play with Dolls
God Made Boys to Play with DollsSubscriber Access Only
The role of a caring dad reflects God's nature as Heavenly Father.
The Generation Gap Among Christian Women
The Generation Gap Among Christian Women Subscriber Access Only
An open letter to women over 40.
Koop Calls on Church to Address AIDS, Sex Education
Koop Calls on Church to Address AIDS, Sex EducationSubscriber Access Only
The former Surgeon General also spoke about abortion, contraception, and the health care crisis.
China Isn't Trying to Wipe Out Christianity
China Isn't Trying to Wipe Out ChristianitySubscriber Access Only
A new report on persecution belies important changes in the country's religious freedom.
Thou Shall Have More Kids
Thou Shall Have More KidsSubscriber Access Only
In defense of bigger families and smaller budgets.
From Survivor and Touched by an Angel to the Bible
From Survivor and Touched by an Angel to the BibleSubscriber Access Only
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey talk about their new 'epic series' that puts the Bible on the screen.
Tebow's Big Fumble
Tebow's Big FumbleSubscriber Access Only
Soon, the ball will be thrown to each of us.
Hollywood Finally Gets Mental Illness
In 'Silver Linings Playbook,' Hollywood Finally Gets Mental IllnessSubscriber Access Only
Whether or not it wins an Oscar, the film deserves praise for portraying real, human struggle.
God Didn't Make Our Bodies Only for SexSubscriber Access Only
Chastity can lead to a fuller engagement with creation.
The Problem with Christians Doing the 'Harlem Shake'
The Problem with Christians Doing the 'Harlem Shake'Subscriber Access Only
Some advice for the church: Think before you click.
Chick-Fil-A's Lesson on Loving Your Enemies
Chick-Fil-A's Lesson on Loving Your EnemiesSubscriber Access Only
Step 1: Let your enemies become your friends.
Sports Illustrated Can't Turn Us into Swimsuit Models
Sports Illustrated Can't Turn Us into Swimsuit ModelsSubscriber Access Only
How the beauty culture blasphemes our bodies.
It's Not Enough to Find "The One"
It's Not Enough to Find "The One"Subscriber Access Only
Why having the right convictions about marriage might be more important the choosing the right person.
How China Plans to Wipe Out House Churches
How China Plans to Wipe Out House ChurchesSubscriber Access Only
Report: Govt.-sponsored persecution rose 42 percent in 2012.
Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal Service
Churches: Take a Lesson from the Postal ServiceSubscriber Access Only
In today's change-or-die culture, we must adapt.
McCracken, Sandra
Desire Like DynamiteSubscriber Access Only
Sandra McCracken's new album explores deeper dimensions of sound, and grace.
God Shows Up at Downton Abbey
God Shows Up at Downton AbbeySubscriber Access Only
He's no longer just haunting the place. Inside the spirituality of season 3.
The Secret to Having It All? Work from Home
The Secret to Having It All? Work from HomeSubscriber Access Only
Technology lets us blur the line between job and family.
On the Road Home with Mumford & Sons
On the Road Home with Mumford & SonsSubscriber Access Only
After winning Album of the Year, the band returns to Barclays Center.
Stop Telling Christian Singles What They Can't Do
Stop Telling Christian Singles What They Can't DoSubscriber Access Only
Celebrating the rich possibilities of chastity
Why Evangelical Leaders Love Pope Benedict XVI (And His Resignation)
Why Evangelical Leaders Love Pope Benedict XVI (And His Resignation)Subscriber Access Only
Theologians and pastors felt kinship in his passion for theology and his stances on social issues.
The Westboro Baptist in All of Us
The Westboro Baptist in All of UsSubscriber Access Only
Granddaughters who left offer a cautionary tale for zealots.
What the Benedict Papacy Meant for Women
What the Benedict Papacy Meant for WomenSubscriber Access Only
Communication is key to the pope's legacy
Sin at the Clearance Rack
Sin at the Clearance RackSubscriber Access Only
A bargain diva will tell you: Pride isn't just for big-spenders.
Newtown Interfaith "Debacle" Prompts More Apologies
Newtown Interfaith "Debacle" Prompts More ApologiesSubscriber Access Only
Missouri Synod president Matthew C. Harrison: "I increased the pain of a hurting community."
Dear Rihanna: 'Your Truth' Won't Set You Free
Dear Rihanna: 'Your Truth' Won't Set You FreeSubscriber Access Only
Our individual exceptionalism has theological consequences.
Obama Pleads for a More Prayerful Washington
Obama Pleads for a More Prayerful WashingtonSubscriber Access Only
At National Prayer Breakfast, President urges Democrats and Republicans to be less partisan, more prayer-minded. Top faith aide, Josh Dubois, steps down.
Let Pastors' Wives Do Their Own Thing
Let Pastors' Wives Do Their Own ThingSubscriber Access Only
And please ignore the ones on reality TV.
The HIV Generation Grows Up
The HIV Generation Grows UpSubscriber Access Only
Caring for infected youth in Romania.
David Platt Wants You to Get Serious
David Platt Wants You to Get Serious About Following ChristSubscriber Access Only
You've given up on the American Dream, and you're ready to embrace authentic faith in Jesus. The author of Radical tells you what comes next.
Even Boy Scouts' Postponing Decision Is Controversial
Even Boy Scouts' Postponing Decision Is ControversialSubscriber Access Only
Religious sponsors are a major reason the group made no decision on gay members and leaders.
Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Praying at Newtown Vigil
Lutheran Pastor Apologizes for Praying at Newtown VigilSubscriber Access Only
Denomination prohibits ministers from participating in interfaith services.
Don't Call Him 'Mr. Mom'
Don't Call Him 'Mr. Mom'Subscriber Access Only
Quit patronizing. It's OK for dads to be dads.
Did We Love 'God Made a Farmer' Too Much?
Did We Love 'God Made a Farmer' Too Much?Subscriber Access Only
Someday maybe we'll find the road between demeaning rural life and romanticizing the difficult reality of today's American farm.
Virginity Isn't Our Holy Grail
Virginity Isn't Our Holy GrailSubscriber Access Only
Grace keeps us all from being 'damaged goods.'
Why Are Christians Such Bad Tippers?
Why Are Christians Such Bad Tippers?Subscriber Access Only
A theological defense of paying servers their 15 percent... or more.
Should Christians Pursue Prenatal Testing?
Should Christians Pursue Prenatal Testing?Subscriber Access Only
New tests present pregnant women with more options.
Mea Maxima Culpa
Mea Maxima CulpaSubscriber Access Only
This HBO documentary tells a story of terrible abuse, but has its own grievous faults.
Retired Los Angeles Cardinal Stripped of Duties as Abuse Coverup Revealed
Retired Los Angeles Cardinal Stripped of Duties as Abuse Coverup RevealedSubscriber Access Only
Action taken against Roger Mahony is nearly unprecedented.
Is Religious Freedom the New Battleground for 'Personhood'?
Move Over, Abortion? Religious Freedom Is the New Battleground for 'Personhood'Subscriber Access Only
The government protects citizens' religious rights, but what about a corporation's?
Are Men Emotional Prudes?
Are Men Emotional Prudes? Subscriber Access Only
Real intimacy comes from listening and being vulnerable, not having sex.
From Going Big to Giving Up
From Going Big to Giving UpSubscriber Access Only
Preparing for Lent at, yes, your Super Bowl party.

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Eight Prayers for the Online Dating Journey
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