May (Web-only) 2015

Former Member Accepts Acts 29 Megachurch Apology in Church Discipline Case
Former Member Accepts Acts 29 Megachurch Apology in Church Discipline Case
Matt Chandler says Village Church will review its practices.
Hot Girls Wanted
Hot Girls Wanted
A documentary on Netflix tells an ugly truth about those who join the pornography industry and challenges our silence.
How to Glimpse the Trinity
How to Glimpse the Trinity
The world declares the glory of God's "mutual indwelling."
Sexed-Up Culture Ruined Healthy Male-Female Work Relationships
Sexed-Up Culture Ruined Healthy Male-Female Work Relationships
The importance of both genders partnering in ministry.
Why Reality TV Can’t Handle the Josh Duggar Scandal
Why Reality TV Can’t Handle the Josh Duggar Scandal
It’s time for ’19 Kids and Counting’ to come to an end.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': A Magician and a Patroness
'A.D. The Bible Continues': A Magician and a Patroness
Saul's been converted, but it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Remembering the Gospel with Alzheimer’s
Remembering the Gospel with Alzheimer’s
Christian psychologist: ‘God has a way to reach them’
Living with Anxiety
Living with Anxiety
I needed more than prayer to overcome my struggle with panic attacks.
Debunking the Myth of the Instant Mom
Debunking the Myth of the Instant Mom
4 realities of step-parenting
Why It’s a Good Time to Be a Christian Woman
Why It’s a Good Time to Be a Christian Woman
New opportunities affirm the unique giftedness we’ve always had.
Tomorrowland
Tomorrowland
Hollywood is fighting its own Loudness War, and this movie definitely isn’t helping.
The Key to Prosperity
The Key to Prosperity
It's not knowledge or work ethic, it turns out.
The Church Is Your Mom
The Church Is Your Mom
Maybe not a perfect mother, but a mother worth celebrating nonetheless.
Why Boko Haram and ISIS Target Women
Why Boko Haram and ISIS Target Women
The oldest way to spread a religion is not to evangelize people; it’s to create new ones.
Deliver Us from Social Media Temptation
Deliver Us from Social Media Temptation
Facebook and exes can be a dangerous combination.
‘A.D. The Bible Continues’: Fiction and Fact
‘A.D. The Bible Continues’: Fiction and Fact
In the seventh episode, the historical fiction overwhelms the text.
B. B. King, My Soundtrack for Suffering
B. B. King, My Soundtrack for Suffering
What the late King of the Blues reminded me about the King of Kings.
What Christians Can Learn from Secular Business Thinking
What Christians Can Learn from Secular Business Thinking
Do good and serve others: Biblical lessons from unlikely places.
Why 'Overpaying' Workers Makes Biblical and Business Sense
Why 'Overpaying' Workers Makes Biblical and Business Sense
Defending the $70,000 minimum wage.
All God’s Children: The Spiritual Cost of Opportunity Inequality
All God’s Children: The Spiritual Cost of Opportunity Inequality
Christians help bridge the gap by making the local church really local.
David Platt: Urgency for the Gospel Led to Policy Changes
David Platt: Urgency for the Gospel Led to Policy Changes
IMB president says changes will help unite Southern Baptists on mission.
Richard John Neuhaus, Warts and All
Richard John Neuhaus, Warts and All
A new biography captures the life and times of a brilliant, headstrong champion of faith in the public square.
God Bless the Foot-Washers and Nail-Painters
God Bless the Foot-Washers and Nail-Painters
Our little luxuries are taking a big toll on workers.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mad Max: Fury Road
Finding a forgotten Eden in the midst of post-apocalyptic anarchy.
International Mission Board Drops Ban on Speaking in Tongues
International Mission Board Drops Ban on Speaking in Tongues
New rules also loosen restrictions on baptism, divorce, and parents of teenagers.
Happy Anniversary, B-3
Happy Anniversary, B-3
How the Hammond Organ transformed gospel music.
When the Cross and the Crescent Are in the Same Family
When the Cross and the Crescent Are in the Same Family
How an evangelical mom and Muslim daughter overcame their divide.
Pitch Perfect 2
Pitch Perfect 2
You can only cover a cover so many times.
Slow West
Slow West
There is more to life than survival.
Is It Okay to Be "Fat"?
Is It Okay to Be "Fat"?
It’s time to dethrone the idol of physical perfection.
Pretty Ugly
Pretty Ugly
Why do we tear down what God made holy?
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Enter Saul
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Enter Saul
The NBC miniseries covers one of the most important chapters, and figures, in the book of Acts.
Q+A: Talking to Jeb Bush About Religious Freedom at Liberty
Q+A: Talking to Jeb Bush About Religious Freedom at Liberty
Another likely candidate speaks in Lynchburg. (And yes, the school invites Democrats, too.)
Is This What Love Looks Like?
Is This What Love Looks Like?
Parsing mixed messages about the heart of marriage.
Why I Wore the Same Thing All Week
Why I Wore the Same Thing All Week
Simplicity has become trendy. But what are we simplifying for?
Kirsten Powers: The Rise of the Intolerant Left
Kirsten Powers: The Rise of the Intolerant Left
The commentator says we are in a new McCarthyist era—and that the Americans quashing free speech are the ones who have typically heralded it.
Hot Pursuit
Hot Pursuit
Well-worn gags and tired characters do not make a good comedy - even if the faces are new.
Ordinary Moms, Everyday Heroes
Ordinary Moms, Everyday Heroes
Every mom has the makings of a hero.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better.
Nepal’s recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously.
Vaccines and Other Life-Saving Gifts from God
Vaccines and Other Life-Saving Gifts from God
Why rejecting modern medicine runs contrary to Christian tradition.
Is Parental Discipline a Black-and-White Issue?
Is Parental Discipline a Black-and-White Issue?
Two Christian moms address the cultural divide over how we punish our kids.
Bridging the Mother/Daughter Divide
Bridging the Mother/Daughter Divide
A Christian mother, a Muslim daughter, and their path to peace
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
The man inside the yellow suit really is the heart and soul of the world’s most beloved avian character.
Noble
Noble
The inspiring story of Christina Noble, whose name befits her calling.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Insult and Injury
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Insult and Injury
There's something strange about the Stephen in this episode of the NBC miniseries.
Life Begins Before the Womb
Life Begins Before the Womb
Amid IVF dilemmas and frozen embryos, we have new chances to affirm a pro-life ethic.
The Long Tail: ‘Marie’s Story,’ ‘The Nun,’ and ‘(Dis)honesty’
The Long Tail: ‘Marie’s Story,’ ‘The Nun,’ and ‘(Dis)honesty’
Two nuns, a behavioral economist, and the ninth commandment.
Motherhood: Transformation by Interruption
Motherhood: Transformation by Interruption
My life hasn’t gone according to my plans, but his.
A Pacifism for the Whole Church
A Pacifism for the Whole Church
Whatever your stance on war, Ron Sider’s defense of nonviolence can open your imagination to new possibilities for promoting peace.
Far From the Madding Crowd
Far From the Madding Crowd
A ham-handed treatment of Hardy's Victorian novel that does the feminist inspiration for the film a frustrating disservice.
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Grade-A scifi and a meditation on evil in the human heart, in one entertaining package.
The Dumbing-Down of Brave
The Dumbing-Down of Brave
Real courage is more than a cute catchphrase.

Top Story September 21, 2020

Trump Can Afford to Slip Among White Evangelicals, But Not White Catholics
Trump Can Afford to Slip Among White Evangelicals, But Not White Catholics
In the presidential race against Joe Biden, Catholics have emerged as a swing vote.