September (Web-only) 2015
Matt Damon and the whole world take on the Martian elements.
The Keeping Room
A feminist Civil War drama that mostly works - except for all the mumbling.
Pastors, Power, and Prettiness
When good compliments go bad.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Homosexuality
Amid quickly changing cultural norms, we need a thoughtful and loving way to engage our children.
Have We Made an Idol out of Virginity?
Gospel-centered sexuality is about much more than "purity."
Russell Wilson, Ciara, and Who Else Is Not Having Sex
The answer might surprise you.
A conventional film that explores gender in 21st century America in a surprisingly mature way.
Strike Ends After 27 Days, Christian Schools in Israel Reopen
Ministry of Education commits to $12.5 million funding increase for one year only.
I Don't Want Your Good Vibes. I Want Prayer.
There's no substitute for our communion with the Father.
A Life Well-Ordered
Remembering my late pastor and refocusing on my priorities.
Why Being a Pastor-Scholar Is Nearly Impossible
Three tensions of combining pastoral and academic work.
Hotel Transylvania 2
A not-so-beloved original gets a much better sequel.
Pope Francis and Our Call to Evangelize the Cynics
Embracing the incremental work of our witness.
Church Splits Are Hell. This Play About One Isn’t.
Lucas Hnath’s "The Christians" gets complicated human and church life right.
Evangelicals Help Greet Pope Francis at the White House
Pontiff tells crowd of 11,000 on White House lawn that God ‘has not forsaken us.’
Pope Pious: What Evangelicals Like About Francis
Disagreement over religious authority and salvation fades as piety trumps doctrine.
Film Festivals, Social Issues, and First World Guilt
Films like 'Beasts of No Nation' raise our awareness of global tragedies. Is that enough?
The Refugee Crisis Frontline: Croatia’s Christians Lend a Hand
As 27,000 people flood in from Serbia, church and relief leaders rush relief and support.
My Dad, the Sinner and Saint
How I learned to see my father as more than his unfaithful past.
Time Out of Mind
Want to know what it feels like to be homeless? Let Richard Gere show you in this extraordinary performance.
Brené Brown: Why We Need to Own Our Failures
Our darkest chapters don’t require a Christian rewrite.
Whole As Whole Can Be: Dieting While Loving Ourselves and Our Neighbors
The challenge of clean eating and community.
Johnny Depp is great as the vampiric gangster Whitey Bulger, but the film falls curiously flat.
The Beautiful Truth About Being a Burden
God designed my disability not to make me “independent,” but “interdependent.”
United in Marriage, Divided by Faith
How to find common ground and raise a family with your unbelieving spouse
The Wonderless World of Dismaland
How Banksy’s bemusement park challenges our hope.
How the Dating Scene Became Stacked Against Women
Stats confirm what we knew all along: There aren't enough single men.
The Look of Everyday Kindness
What it took for Miss Bobbie Wright to have her first vacation in 67 years.
Proclaiming Freedom to the Pinners
When we boast in our weaknesses, we let go of impossible expectations. And invite others to do the same.
What I Learned from Worshiping With Egypt's Christians
Hope for interfaith relations from the Coptic Church.
What Do We Make of '90 Minutes in Heaven'?
Near-death experiences make for popular books and movies. But what should Christians do with them?
Kim Davis Went to Jail. 'Mark of the Beast' Coal Miner Won $586k. What Gives?
The tricky business of religious accommodation.
Christians Can’t Ignore ‘Fun Home’ and Other Controversial Books
Alison Bechdel's memoir doesn't endorse sexual brokenness. Ultimately, it exposes it.
Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth
Don’t let power plays manipulate young friendships.
Maze Runner to God
Wrong turns and dead ends punctuated by unexpected grace.
Moses and Jesus Didn’t Have Their Dream Jobs By 30, Either
Calling may look more like a wandering journey than a singular career path.
The Long Tail: No Man Is An Island
Films (and one television show) about community you can watch at home.
A Walk In The Woods
Why are good books so hard to adapt to the big screen?.
Hispanic Evangelicals Focus on Education Equity and Loving Our Neighbors as Ourselves
Crafted by National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference with CT Creative Studio
New Parents: Your Sex Lives Are Going to Change
How healthier expectations for marriage might keep us away from Ashley Madison.
Above All Evil: God’s Purposes Through the Wild, Weird Arc of History
The unlikely rescue of Jews in China points to a Power beyond our understanding.
The Latino Protestants In Our Backyards
The church has the chance to learn from our immigrant neighbors.
Depression: The Church's Best Kept Secret
Seeing past the stigma
You Can’t Change Your Spouse
But you can change yourself.
Redeeming the Race Discussion
Brenda Salter McNeil on what it will take for our nation to heal