January (Web-only) 2016

Christians and Muslims: How We Distort Each Other
Two Ways Christians Distort Islam (and Two Ways Muslims Distort Christianity)Subscriber Access Only
An excerpt from "Christian. Muslim. Friend: Twelve Paths to Real Relationship."
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Dispatch from Sundance – 'Love & Friendship'
Dispatch from Sundance – 'Love & Friendship'Subscriber Access Only
Whit Stillman adapts Jane Austen, and the results are sublime.
What We're Really Debating This Campaign Season
What We're Really Debating This Campaign SeasonSubscriber Access Only
It's time to acknowledge America's ideals and failures.
Sundance Diary – Day 6: ‘Morris From America,’ ‘The Blackout Experiments,’ and ‘Tickled’
Sundance Diary – Day 6: ‘Morris From America,’ ‘The Blackout Experiments,’ and ‘Tickled’Subscriber Access Only
The last day of viewing included a coming-of-age story set in an unusual place, and two films about desire gone mad.
Sundance Diary – Day 5: 'Captain Fantastic,' 'Complete Unknown,' 'Kate Plays Christine,' and 'First Girl I Loved'
Sundance Diary – Day 5: 'Captain Fantastic,' 'Complete Unknown,' 'Kate Plays Christine,' and 'First Girl I Loved'Subscriber Access Only
Parenting, living other lives, and painful first love marked another day of viewing.
Why Donald Trump Threatens to Trump the Gospel
Why Donald Trump Threatens to Trump the GospelSubscriber Access Only
There is something more important than our views of the controversial candidate.
Sundance Diary – Day 4: 'Sing Street,' 'Christine,' 'The Birth of a Nation,' and 'Holy Hell'
Sundance Diary – Day 4: 'Sing Street,' 'Christine,' 'The Birth of a Nation,' and 'Holy Hell'Subscriber Access Only
Uplifting, unsettling, devastating - all in a day's work at Sundance.
Dispatch from Sundance – ‘The Birth of a Nation’
Dispatch from Sundance – ‘The Birth of a Nation’Subscriber Access Only
One of the Festival's most-anticipated films is Scripture-soaked and raises some unsettling questions.
Playing Through the Shadow of Death
Playing Through the Shadow of DeathSubscriber Access Only
A recent video game invites us into a family tragedy—and offers a glimmer of hope.
Sundance Diary – Day 3: ‘Love & Friendship,’ ‘Certain Women,’ and ‘Mammal’
Sundance Diary – Day 3: ‘Love & Friendship,’ ‘Certain Women,’ and ‘Mammal’Subscriber Access Only
The third day included films led by women as they deal with grief, desire, and the absurdity of life.
Sundance Diary – Day 2: 'Operation Avalanche,' 'River of Grass,' and 'Jim'
Sundance Diary – Day 2: 'Operation Avalanche,' 'River of Grass,' and 'Jim'Subscriber Access Only
What makes a hero? What makes for notoriety? Today's films weigh in.
Dispatch from Sundance: 'Agnus Dei'
Dispatch from Sundance: 'Agnus Dei'Subscriber Access Only
A must-see film that quietly suggests a surprising answer to the problem of evil.
Sundance Diary – Day 1: ‘Agnus Dei,’ ‘Sophie and the Rising Sun,’ and ‘Maggie’s Plan’
Sundance Diary – Day 1: ‘Agnus Dei,’ ‘Sophie and the Rising Sun,’ and ‘Maggie’s Plan’Subscriber Access Only
On screeners, interracial romance in the 1940s, and ficto-critical anthropologists run amok.
How 'No Country for Old Men' and 'Spotlight' Help Me Serve a Broken Church
How 'No Country for Old Men' and 'Spotlight' Help Me Serve a Broken ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Do I really want to count myself among Christians if they let injustice continue?
These 6 Books Give Me Hope for a Pro-Life Future
These 6 Books Give Me Hope for a Pro-Life FutureSubscriber Access Only
Leading pro-life advocate Charmaine Yoest chooses readings that affirm the value of life.
A Sane Approach to the Refugee Crisis
A Sane Approach to the Refugee CrisisSubscriber Access Only
Islamophobia is not the answer--and neither is mass immigration.
What Can the #BlackLivesMatter and Pro-Life Movements Learn from Each Other?
What Can the #BlackLivesMatter and Pro-Life Movements Learn from Each Other?Subscriber Access Only
Michelle Higgins, Al Mohler, John Perkins, and other evangelical leaders weigh in.
The Angry Martin Luther King
The Angry Martin Luther KingSubscriber Access Only
Why we must resist the 'Santaclausification' of the great leader.
My Real Life Hosea Story
My Real Life Hosea StorySubscriber Access Only
Even when my wife was unfaithful, I continued to experience the faithful love of God.
How 'Hamilton' Made American History Cool Again
How 'Hamilton' Made American History Cool AgainSubscriber Access Only
The smash Broadway hit is helping millennials reconcile themselves to their own history.
David Bowie: The Pulse Returns to the Prodigal
David Bowie: The Pulse Returns to the ProdigalSubscriber Access Only
What do we learn from the complicated legacy of a beloved icon?
Why My Grief Belongs on the Internet
Why My Grief Belongs on the InternetSubscriber Access Only
Public lament is more than just another hot take or social media rant.
Twenty Movies That Stuck With Me in 2015
Twenty Movies That Stuck With Me in 2015Subscriber Access Only
Among the year's movies, twenty of them resonated deeply with our chief film critic.
Wheaton, Hawkins: Let Us Reason Together, Please
Wheaton, Hawkins: Let Us Reason Together, PleaseSubscriber Access Only
How might a Christian college handle a controversy that threatens to undo it?
The Violent Side of Jesus' Baptism
The Violent Side of Jesus' BaptismSubscriber Access Only
And how it helped me discover my Father's love.
What to Watch When There’s Nothing New to Watch
What to Watch When There’s Nothing New to WatchSubscriber Access Only
You’ve resolved to expand your film horizons. But where do you start?
When Planned Parenthood Praised Ed Dobson
When Planned Parenthood Praised Ed DobsonSubscriber Access Only
The unlikely friendships the former Religious Right leader built while serving AIDS victims.
How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the Military
How Patriotic Church Services Misunderstand the MilitarySubscriber Access Only
They sing anthems that reverence God and country, but speak little of the lived experiences of veterans.
How ‘The Ninth Configuration’ Argues For God’s Goodness
How ‘The Ninth Configuration’ Argues For God’s GoodnessSubscriber Access Only
The unofficial 1980 sequel to ‘The Exorcist’ offers an answer to its predecessor’s view of evil.
Streams of Joy: Into the Heart of Gilmore Girls Devotion
Streams of Joy: Into the Heart of Gilmore Girls DevotionSubscriber Access Only
The creator and co-host of the Gilmore Guys podcast reflects on a year of unexpected success.
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Will Sanctions Help Andrew Brunson More Than Hurt Turkish Christians?
Will Trump Sanctions Help Andrew Brunson More Than They Hurt Turkish Christians?
Religious freedom advocates consider if the need of the one outweighs the needs of the many.