April (Web-only) 2015

Good Cop, Bad Cop, and the Baltimore I Knew
Good Cop, Bad Cop, and the Baltimore I KnewSubscriber Access Only
Responding to the recent protests over Freddie Gray’s death.
Jen Hatmaker: You Need Less, Not More
Jen Hatmaker: You Need Less, Not MoreSubscriber Access Only
How to resist the pressure to have more, do better, and be liked
How 21 Days Changed My Marriage
How 21 Days Changed My MarriageSubscriber Access Only
I was desperate, so I turned to God in total surrender.
Biblical Epics Are Not Documentaries
Biblical Epics Are Not DocumentariesSubscriber Access Only
They're not journalism, either. But that's okay. They're something else.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': The Church is Growing
'A.D. The Bible Continues': The Church is GrowingSubscriber Access Only
A few inaccuracies and a little kitsch, but an active and thriving community nonetheless in the series' fourth episode.
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage DecisionSubscriber Access Only
We will see more challenges to the florists, the bakers, and the pizza crust makers. And more opportunities for witness.
When Doubt Is More than Just a Season
When Doubt Is More than Just a SeasonSubscriber Access Only
Rather than waiting for it to pass, keep wrestling.
Is ‘White Privilege’ an Unbiblical Term?
Is ‘White Privilege’ an Unbiblical Term?Subscriber Access Only
Moody Bible Institute debate on collective sin strikes a nerve as Christian colleges seek diverse student bodies.
Nothing to Fear But Every Single Thing
Nothing to Fear But Every Single ThingSubscriber Access Only
How womanhood became a state of second-guessing.
Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Roundup
Tribeca Film Festival 2015 RoundupSubscriber Access Only
The highlights include lots of documentaries, and lots of religion.
The Age of Adaline
The Age of AdalineSubscriber Access Only
Blake Lively turns in an exquisite performance. The plot, however . . .
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Spirit of the Living God
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Spirit of the Living GodSubscriber Access Only
The plot thickens.
Little Boy
Little BoySubscriber Access Only
The filmmakers behind 2007’s excellent 'Bella' have dropped the ball with their second feature.
Clothing Manufacturing Gets a Makeover
Clothing Manufacturing Gets a MakeoverSubscriber Access Only
A Christian-owned company in Nepal works to empower, not exploit.
Shared Savior, Split Traditions
Shared Savior, Split TraditionsSubscriber Access Only
Why I try to be generous to Christians who see some important things differently.
The Power of Consistency
The Power of ConsistencySubscriber Access Only
Keys to passing on strong values to your kids
Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Jewish Award for His Support of Israel
Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Jewish Award for His Support of IsraelSubscriber Access Only
Flap exposes cracks in complicated relationship between Jews and evangelicals.
A Hidden Opportunity in Your Church
A Hidden Opportunity in Your ChurchSubscriber Access Only
How Christ-centered hospitality can help families affected by autism.
Remarriage: Doomed to Fail?
Remarriage: Doomed to Fail?Subscriber Access Only
Keys to succeeding in a second marriage
‘But Jesus Didn’t Say…’
‘But Jesus Didn’t Say…’Subscriber Access Only
All of Scripture speaks to Jesus’ message.
Corruption, Poverty Imperil South Africa’s Future
Corruption, Poverty Imperil South Africa’s FutureSubscriber Access Only
The bottom 50 percent shut out. Evangelicals lament failures.
With Children in Foxholes
With Children in FoxholesSubscriber Access Only
Dodging election season airstrikes with Sudan's most vulnerable.
Child 44
Child 44Subscriber Access Only
How to muddle a promising historical adaptation: a mini-masterclass.
Not the Christian Zionism You’re Thinking Of
Not the Christian Zionism You’re Thinking OfSubscriber Access Only
Academics get behind an Israel that God will use for the good of all.
Finding My Place in The Gospel Coalition
Finding My Place in The Gospel CoalitionSubscriber Access Only
Where do women belong in complementarian organizations?
How Hurt Pastors Hurt People
How Hurt Pastors Hurt PeopleSubscriber Access Only
Some people try to hurt pastors, but most do not. Every person deserves the chance to prove that they are the latter and not the former.
One Last Thing: The Christian Porn Secret
One Last Thing: The Christian Porn SecretSubscriber Access Only
Novel skips pat answers and focuses on healing in community.
Rachel Held Evans Returns to Church
Rachel Held Evans Returns to ChurchSubscriber Access Only
The popular blogger joins the mainline tradition. Can evangelicals wish her well?
The End of Lists
The End of ListsSubscriber Access Only
#14: Write article. #15: Call friends. #16: Clean the bathroom.
Full-Color Faith
Full-Color FaithSubscriber Access Only
Why we champion Beautiful Orthodoxy
The Powerful Spoken Word: A Report from Full Frame Film Festival
The Powerful Spoken Word: A Report from Full Frame Film FestivalSubscriber Access Only
Film is a visual medium, but ‘Best of Enemies’ and ‘BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez’ bear witness to the power of the spoken word.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Peril, Cruelty, and Violence
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Peril, Cruelty, and ViolenceSubscriber Access Only
Our recap of the second episode of the miniseries: a lot of violence, a little exposition.
I Am Woman, Hear Me Cry
I Am Woman, Hear Me CrySubscriber Access Only
We don’t need to apologize for our emotions.
Are We Too Quick to Cry "Bully"?
Are We Too Quick to Cry "Bully"?Subscriber Access Only
We diminish a serious problem when we label every conflict “bullying.”
Another Chance to Be Afraid—and Trust God
Another Chance to Be Afraid—and Trust GodSubscriber Access Only
A Christian mom fighting fear in East Africa.
Critics Roundup: 'Mad Men' and 'Furious 7'
Critics Roundup: 'Mad Men' and 'Furious 7'Subscriber Access Only
The critics are pleased with the drama's final midseason premiere and the franchise's latest installment.
Sometimes, Kids Don’t Need to Share
Sometimes, Kids Don’t Need to ShareSubscriber Access Only
If we want to teach our children generosity, we shouldn’t force them to take turns.
Clouds of Sils Maria
Clouds of Sils MariaSubscriber Access Only
A veteran actress plays a veteran actress who's uncomfortably moving into a new world.
Five Ways to Cut to the Heart of Non-Christian Ideas
Five Ways to Cut to the Heart of Non-Christian IdeasSubscriber Access Only
Nancy Pearcey equips believers with tools to expose error and promote truth.
Getting into Resurrection Shape
Getting into Resurrection ShapeSubscriber Access Only
How a fat man-turned-Ironman learned to stop seeing his body as a burden.
The Apologist Mom
The Apologist MomSubscriber Access Only
Why Melissa Cain Travis thinks it's crucial for her to be a mother and an apologetics scholar.
Adoption Doesn’t ‘Fix’ Kids
Adoption Doesn’t ‘Fix’ KidsSubscriber Access Only
Responding to childhood trauma with Christ’s love, not tough love.
How Miscarriage Led to My Crisis of Faith
How Miscarriage Led to My Crisis of FaithSubscriber Access Only
After living in fear, I learned to trust God fully.
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean Relativism
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean RelativismSubscriber Access Only
In fact, it can help us confidently pursue common existence amid our deeply held differences.
Keep the Easter Spirit Alive
Keep the Easter Spirit AliveSubscriber Access Only
How physical celebrations can lead to spiritual transformations.
Christ’s Labor on the Cross
Christ’s Labor on the CrossSubscriber Access Only
Seeing Easter as a birth story.
Woman in Gold
Woman in GoldSubscriber Access Only
Step aside, ‘Monuments Men.’ This is the movie about the Nazi plunder worth watching.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Same Story, Different Path
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Same Story, Different PathSubscriber Access Only
Our first episode recap of the new miniseries, which begins airing Easter Sunday.
Died: Robert Schuller, Forerunner of the Seeker-Sensitive Movement
Died: Robert Schuller, Forerunner of the Seeker-Sensitive MovementSubscriber Access Only
The legacy of the audacious and optimistic TV preacher has much to teach Christians about missional creativity and loving those far away from the church.
Sitting, Waiting, and Hoping in the Tomb of Jesus
Sitting, Waiting, and Hoping in the Tomb of JesusSubscriber Access Only
How the anguished uncertainty of Holy Saturday gives shape to our faith.
'A.D.' Isn't Your Sunday School's Book of Acts, Say Producers
'A.D.' Isn't Your Sunday School's Book of Acts, Say ProducersSubscriber Access Only
"You've got to remember that [the first Christians] didn’t know they were characters in the Bible."
When True Love Keeps Waiting
When True Love Keeps WaitingSubscriber Access Only
What celibacy feels like for older singles.
Slaughterhouse Gospel
Slaughterhouse GospelSubscriber Access Only
Why God dwelling with us meant gruesome rituals.
How Not to Listen to the New Sufjan Stevens Album
How Not to Listen to the New Sufjan Stevens AlbumSubscriber Access Only
Can we avoid turning the Brooklyn-based artist and Christian into a poster boy?
My Double Life as a Secret Addict
My Double Life as a Secret AddictSubscriber Access Only
I was afraid of being found out, but then grace found me.

Top Story August 3, 2020

N. T. Wright: The Pandemic Should Make Us Humble—and Practical
N. T. Wright: The Pandemic Should Make Us Humble—and Relentlessly Practical
We can’t know for sure why it’s happening or how to stop it. But Scripture calls us to grieve with God’s Spirit and get to work serving others.