October (Web-only) 2015

From Tent City to Tiny Houses
From Tent City to Tiny HousesSubscriber Access Only
Churches try hip solution to aid the homeless.
Brooklyn
BrooklynSubscriber Access Only
A beautiful adaptation of Colm Toibin's novel is a romance that asks where we really find home.
Did Matthew Think Peter Was a False Disciple?
Did Matthew Think Peter Was a False Disciple?Subscriber Access Only
A new book from a top evangelical scholar makes the case.
Are Our Cravings a Trick or Treat?
Are Our Cravings a Trick or Treat? Subscriber Access Only
God redeems our physical desires too.
Buy the Product, Not the Sob Story
Buy the Product, Not the Sob Story Subscriber Access Only
Why sustainable social enterprise has to be more than a pity-inducing sales pitch.
Why The New ‘Feminist’ Rom-Com Is a Lie
Why The New ‘Feminist’ Rom-Com Is a LieSubscriber Access Only
It's no good to deny that we're both emotional and sexual beings.
Laughing At, Or Laughing With?
Laughing At, Or Laughing With?Subscriber Access Only
When is it okay to laugh at characters in a documentary - and when does that laughter cross a line?
Why Presidential Candidates Can’t Ignore Black Lives Matter
Why Presidential Candidates Can’t Ignore Black Lives MatterSubscriber Access Only
And neither can Christians.
Ponder Christian Soldiers
Ponder Christian SoldiersSubscriber Access Only
A new web series on the experience of Christian soldiers.
Dating: Are We Doing It Wrong?
Dating: Are We Doing It Wrong?Subscriber Access Only
How Tinder and courtship are hurting my game
Rock the Kasbah
Rock the KasbahSubscriber Access Only
Getting Bill Murray a few laughs is the wrong way to use privilege to broadcast a cultural message.
We Should Expect Non-Christians to Share Our Morals
We Should Expect Non-Christians to Share Our MoralsSubscriber Access Only
Both natural and civil law, as God designed, tell us why.
Overcoming the Old Divide
Overcoming the Old DivideSubscriber Access Only
When loving your neighbor means loving the church.
Preaching That Unleashes the Bible’s Power
Preaching That Unleashes the Bible’s PowerSubscriber Access Only
Why expository sermons should make up your church’s main diet.
The Grief, Happiness, and Hope of Late-in-Life Singleness
The Grief, Happiness, and Hope of Late-in-Life SinglenessSubscriber Access Only
What I learned from decades of asking, “Why am I still alone?”
'The Armor of Light' and Inflaming the Conscience: A Conversation with Abigail Disney and Rob Schenck
'The Armor of Light' and Inflaming the Conscience: A Conversation with Abigail Disney and Rob SchenckSubscriber Access Only
We spoke with the documentary's director and subject about gun policy, the ways fear manipulates Christians, and why the choice to befriend someone else is vital to peace in public life.
Billy Graham: Why Linger in the Land of the Dying?
Billy Graham: Why Linger in the Land of the Dying?Subscriber Access Only
An excerpt from "Where I Am: Heaven, Eternity, and Our Life Beyond."
Chuck Colson Was Not a Culture Warrior
Chuck Colson Was Not a Culture WarriorSubscriber Access Only
And anyway, he stopped “winning” his battles a long time ago.
Your Husband’s Infidelity Is Not Your Fault
Your Husband’s Infidelity Is Not Your FaultSubscriber Access Only
Adultery comes from a greedy heart, not an insufficient wife.
David Was a Rapist, Abraham Was a Sex Trafficker
David Was a Rapist, Abraham Was a Sex TraffickerSubscriber Access Only
What we miss when we downgrade Old Testament abuse stories to sexual peccadilloes.
Are Smartphones Making Christianity Too Convenient?
Are Smartphones Making Christianity Too Convenient?Subscriber Access Only
When there’s an app for everything, practicing my faith doesn’t feel like a sacrifice.
Not Just Jobs, Not Just Bibles: The Future of Fighting Extreme Poverty
Not Just Jobs, Not Just Bibles: The Future of Fighting Extreme PovertySubscriber Access Only
After a generation of massive global progress, aid and mission efforts are pointing the same direction.
Becoming a First-Time Mom at Age 41
Becoming a First-Time Mom at Age 41Subscriber Access Only
How later-in-life motherhood renewed my youth.
What I Learned From Being a Vegas Call Girl
What I Learned From Being a Vegas Call GirlSubscriber Access Only
Hookers for Jesus founder: Lamar Odom news is just a glimpse at the industry's brokenness.
Banning Abortion Based on Down Syndrome?
Banning Abortion Based on Down Syndrome?Subscriber Access Only
Why I’d rather see parents get the facts… then choose life.
Bridge of Spies
Bridge of SpiesSubscriber Access Only
Spielberg and Hanks are captivating and likable, though the film still comes up a little empty.
Crimson Peak
Crimson PeakSubscriber Access Only
The latest work from Guillermo del Toro is visually sumptuous, but a little too on-the-nose.
Beasts of No Nation
Beasts of No NationSubscriber Access Only
What do you do when the world is in your living room?
Room
RoomSubscriber Access Only
Bring tissues: anchored by outstanding performances, this story of a mother and son is uncommonly moving.
Woodlawn
WoodlawnSubscriber Access Only
In Birmingham they love the governor—but they love football and Jesus even more.
Pan
PanSubscriber Access Only
The Peter Pan adaptation narrowly escapes being buried under its own ridiculous spectacle.
God Loves My Fat Body As It Is
God Loves My Fat Body As It IsSubscriber Access Only
My weight does not hurt my witness.
Fear of Missing Out Isn't Just a Season
Fear of Missing Out Isn't Just a SeasonSubscriber Access Only
FOMO is real, and it takes on a new dimension at midlife.
What We Can Learn from the NFL’s Domestic Violence Problem
What We Can Learn from the NFL’s Domestic Violence ProblemSubscriber Access Only
Like NFL wife Dorothy Newton, many victims of abuse suffer in silence.
Just Try Something: A Dispatch from the New York Film Festival
Just Try Something: A Dispatch from the New York Film FestivalSubscriber Access Only
When it comes to movies, it might be better to try and fail than to play it too safe.
School Shooting Survivor: How I Stopped Being Afraid
School Shooting Survivor: How I Stopped Being AfraidSubscriber Access Only
Trusting God in an unsafe world.
Steve Jobs
Steve JobsSubscriber Access Only
The imperfect film that demands a viewing.
How the Other Half Reads: What I Learned from a Book on Manhood
How the Other Half Reads: What I Learned from a Book on ManhoodSubscriber Access Only
Discovering the universal truth in our gender-specific teachings.
Carly Fiorina Q+A: ‘Whom Shall I Fear?’
Carly Fiorina Q+A: ‘Whom Shall I Fear?’Subscriber Access Only
The candidate on her faith, abortion, and why women make good investment risks.
Your Husband Can’t Make You Happy
Your Husband Can’t Make You Happy
And that’s the way God designed it.
Why Christians Need to Embrace a Changing Definition of Family
Why Christians Need to Embrace a Changing Definition of FamilySubscriber Access Only
Single friends: We “traditional” families need you.
The Spiritual Gift of Physical Exercise
The Spiritual Gift of Physical ExerciseSubscriber Access Only
This is the day the Lord has made. Let us workout and be glad in it.
'The Leftovers' Observes a Grief and Moves On
'The Leftovers' Observes a Grief and Moves OnSubscriber Access Only
The second season of the post-Rapture HBO drama tries to start over in a new place, but grief chases them down, with echoes of C.S. Lewis.
Faith In the Wibbly Wobbly Universe of Doctor Who
Faith In the Wibbly Wobbly Universe of Doctor WhoSubscriber Access Only
How this sci-fi show won over a theology geek like me.
If Your Husband Hits You
If Your Husband Hits YouSubscriber Access Only
A closer look at domestic violence

Top Story August 6, 2020

Refugee Converts Aren’t ‘Fraudsters,’ German Pastors Say
Refugee Converts Aren’t ‘Fraudsters,’ German Pastors Say
Churches push back on immigrant officials' new skepticism of authentic faith.
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