March (Web-only) 2013

Host, The
The Host
The adaptation of the series by the author of 'Twilight' falls down on several fronts.
The Grim Image of Game of Thrones
The Grim Image of Game of Thrones
The HBO series is so dark it is unrealistic.
Streaming This Weekend, March 29, 2013
Looking for something to watch at home this weekend? Here's a documentary, two children's shows, and a couple of classics.
Controversy Is Not a Christian Virtue
Controversy Is Not a Christian Virtue
I don't think Jesus set out to make headlines.
Admission
Admission
Even Tina Fey can't save this depressed and depressing romantic comedy, which fails to earn passing marks.
The Latest in Movie News, March 28, 2013
Independence Day sequels, Les Miserables on DVD, new Wolverine, a third Hemsworth, and North of Hell.
Big Theology for Little Kids
Big Theology for Little Kids
Thanks to catechism, my young ones can tell you a thing or two about justification, salvation, and repentance.
Why a Wheaton College Professor Smeared Jesus in Human Dirt
Why a Wheaton College Professor Smeared Jesus in Human Dirt
David Hooker explains the inspiration and process behind his much-discussed "Corpus."
A Friendship Deeper Than ‘Besties’
A Friendship Deeper Than ‘Besties’
Women are wired for more soulful relationships.
Russell Moore Elected to Lead Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission
Russell Moore Elected as Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission President
Why the next voice of the Southern Baptists says he wants to speak with 'convictional kindness.'
You're Probably More Like Judas Than You Think
You're Probably More Like Judas Than You Think
We all want a Messiah whose plans mirror our own. But a true disciple surrenders to the Master's will.
When New Moms Can't Stop Worrying
When New Moms Can't Stop Worrying
Facing OCD, mental illness, and depression beyond the "baby blues."
The Latest in Movie News, March 25, 2013
Box office returns, World's End, Robert Redford, Seth Rogen, and Kate Winslet in Divergent.
How Do Evangelical Churches Talk About Homosexuality?
How Do Evangelical Churches Talk About Homosexuality?
A gay Christian journalist traveled across America to find out.
Single Ladies Need Better Work-Life Balance, Too
Single Ladies Need Better Work-Life Balance, Too
Sheryl Sandberg's lessons for all of us, including the church.
Incredible Burt Wunderstone, The
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
'The Incredible Burt Wunderstone' and 'The Croods' show that this is an awkward season for movies—and that says something about us.
Like Valerie Harper, We're All Terminal
Like Valerie Harper, We're All Terminal
The search for a truer expression of Christian grief.
Croods, The
The Croods
'The Incredible Burt Wunderstone' and 'The Croods' show that this is an awkward season for movies - and that says something about us
Our Lenten Thirst for Justice
Our Lenten Thirst for Justice
40 days drinking, walking, and raising big bucks for clean water.
Streaming This Weekend
Looking for something to watch this weekend? Here's our picks on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video.
The Latest in Movie News
Public manners, Christopher Nolan, "Jurassic Park," "Upstream Color," and Batman at the Smithsonian.
Is There a Christian Formula for Online Dating?
Is There a Christian Formula for Online Dating?
Trusting God after listing, praying, and searching the web for my Mr. Right.
Steubenville: Whatever Happened to Human Dignity?
Steubenville: Whatever Happened to Human Dignity?
A discussion of rape, responsibility, and redemption.
My Child's Backstory Is None of Your Business
My Child's Backstory Is None of Your Business
A call for discretion, respect, and neighborly love in adoption.
Why It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Google Reader
Why It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Google Reader
From articles to Scriptures, how we read matters as much as what we read.
When 'Leaning In' Isn't Enough
When 'Leaning In' Isn't Enough
Christian businesswomen find themselves leaning on God.
The Not-So-Perfect Pastors' Family
The Not-So-Perfect Pastors' Family
Getting honest about your own struggles can help your kids' faith.
Brother Andrew's Prophetic Plea: Stop Murdering Terrorists
Brother Andrew's Prophetic Plea: Stop Murdering Terrorists
Support the suffering church, Open Doors founder says.
The Hands of Jason Bateman and the Hands of Christ
The Hands of Jason Bateman and the Hands of Christ
A body double reflects on how a movie set reminds him of church ministry.
Don't Let Dysfunctional Politics Override the Christian Call for Justice
Don't Let Dysfunctional Politics Override the Christian Call for Justice
Facing critics from both sides after I quit the AARP.
Lena Dunham: Bare, Brave, But Still Objectified
Lena Dunham: Bare, Brave, But Still Objectified
The difference between reclaiming our bodies and redeeming our selves.
Call, The
The Call
'The Call' and 'Oz the Great and Powerful' are a pair of postmodern misfires.
Oz the Great and Powerful
'The Call' and 'Oz the Great and Powerful' are a pair of postmodern misfires.
It Takes a Church to Raise a Child
It Takes a Church to Raise a Child
How my community taught me the true cost of parenthood.
Why Pope Francis Excites (Most) Evangelical Leaders
Why Pope Francis Excites (Most) Evangelical Leaders
Bergoglio expected to focus on poverty and set a friendlier tone in Protestant-Catholic relations.
Luis Palau: Why It Matters that Pope Francis Drinks Mate with Evangelicals
Luis Palau: Why It Matters that Pope Francis Drinks Mate with Evangelicals
An interview with international evangelist (and native Argentine) on his friend, Jorge Bergoglio.
The Forgotten Woman of Evangelical History
The Forgotten Woman of Evangelical History
Sarah Osborn's 18th-century life reveals an astonishing amount about the origins of American evangelicalism.
'Imago Dei' in a Nursing Home
'Imago Dei' in a Nursing Home
Bringing Alzheimer's into the pro-life Christian conscience.
Our Born-Again Virgin Bachelor
Our Born-Again Virgin Bachelor
Exploring America's obsession with virginity.
The New President of Fuller Seminary's Vision for Shaping the Global Church
The New President of Fuller Seminary's Vision for Shaping 100 Denominations and 70 Countries
An exclusive interview with Mark Labberton on being a Berkeley pastor, learning from Global South leaders, and the prospects of an online M.Div.
The Quest for a Bigger, Better, Cuter Pregnancy
The Quest for a Bigger, Better, Cuter Pregnancy
In an age of gender reveal cakes and ultrasound parties, it's not enough to just be pregnant anymore.
Spirituality Starts in the Pews
Spirituality Starts in the Pews
You can't search for God in isolation from the institutional church, says Lillian Daniel.
Jennifer Lawrence and the Idol of 'Keeping It Real'
Jennifer Lawrence and the Idol of 'Keeping It Real'
Do Christians embrace authenticity too much?
She's a Person, Not a Uterus
She's a Person, Not a Uterus
Fighting women's global health disparities with dignity.
Rookie Christian Writers Get a Helping Hand from Seasoned Vets
Rookie Christian Writers Get a Helping Hand from Seasoned Vets
New opportunities from journalist David Aikman and novelist Jerry Jenkins aim to help aspiring authors who lack a platform.
Working Together… From Home
Working Together… From Home
A message to Marissa Mayer: It's not where we work, but how we work that matters.
Catholics on the Evangelical Trail
Catholics on the Evangelical Trail
George Weigel heralds an "Evangelical Catholicism" whose adherents strive to bring Jesus into every area of life.
Can You Teach Modesty Without Body-Shaming?
Can You Teach Modesty Without Body-Shaming?
Girls told to cover their "irresistible" bellies, boobs, and bodies.
Serious Catholics Are Evangelical
Serious Catholics Are Evangelical
True Catholicism, says George Weigel, is about boldly proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Have We Forgotten the Power of Poetry?
Have We Forgotten the Power of Poetry?
While Afghan women risk their lives for verse, we ignore it.
Christians Don't Have 'the Right to Be Stupid'
Christians Don't Have 'the Right to Be Stupid'
Hey, John Kerry: Religious freedom is no joking matter.
'Guard Your Heart' Doesn't Mean Christians Can't Date
'Guard Your Heart' Doesn't Mean Christians Can't Date
Finding wiser lessons in Proverbs 4:23.
It's OK to Talk Like a Christian
It's OK to Talk Like a Christian
Skip the trendy vocab, not the biblical terms.

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