June (Web-only) 2016

What Politics Can (and Can’t) Do to Prevent Another Holocaust
What Politics Can (and Can’t) Do to Prevent Another HolocaustSubscriber Access Only
Good governments can slow the spread of genocide, but they can’t stop people from becoming genocidal.
When Prolonging Life Means Prolonging Suffering
When Prolonging Life Means Prolonging SufferingSubscriber Access Only
A trauma surgeon on when letting go of our loved ones is the most God-honoring thing we can do.
Mormons and Christians: So Close, Yet So Far Away
Mormons and Christians: So Close, Yet So Far AwaySubscriber Access Only
What should we make of claims that the two faiths are on a path to reconciling?
The Purge: Election Year
The Purge: Election YearSubscriber Access Only
The opportunity for biting social critique gets swept away in a torrent of bloody destruction.
The BFG
The BFGSubscriber Access Only
Fairy tales need real dragons.
Between Being a Pastor and Doctor, Miguel Núñez Finds It Essential to Meditate
The Calling | 52 min
Between Being a Pastor and Doctor, Miguel Núñez Finds It Essential to MeditateSubscriber Access Only
The pastor and physician shares how we can rethink reflection as a regular practice in the busyness of ministry.
Q+A with Adam Grant: Does Our Calling Make Us More Creative?
Q+A with Adam Grant: Does Our Calling Make Us More Creative?Subscriber Access Only
The author of ‘Originals’ talks about how faith factors into our ideas and work.
When Tithing Comes With a Money-Back Guarantee
When Tithing Comes With a Money-Back Guarantee Subscriber Access Only
How did churches like NewSpring and Life.Church get thousands of Christians to start giving? By offering a refund if God isn't faithful.
Your Youth Pastor Should Totally Be a Millionaire by Now
Your Youth Pastor Should Totally Be a Millionaire by NowSubscriber Access Only
Discipling adolescents isn't all Ping-Pong and Pixy Stix, you know.
Bill Gothard, 'The Fits,' and Me
Bill Gothard, 'The Fits,' and MeSubscriber Access Only
Sometimes a movie can give you a kinder way to remember difficult things about yourself.
As UK Votes 'In' or 'Out' on EU, Christians Have Two Tasks
As UK Votes 'In' or 'Out' on EU, Christians Have Two TasksSubscriber Access Only
Today, the United Kingdom decides on its European Union membership. Tomorrow, the most important role of Christians begins.
Steph Curry and the Complicated Nature of Christian Sports Fandom
Steph Curry and the Complicated Nature of Christian Sports FandomSubscriber Access Only
Sports columnist Marcus Thompson on judging players’ faith on and off the court.
Joe Thorn's Weakness Is His Pastoral Strength
The Calling | 48 min
Joe Thorn's Weakness Is His Pastoral StrengthSubscriber Access Only
After years of struggling with anxiety, he's learned to let his frailty show.
Who’s Who of Trump’s ‘Tremendous’ Faith Advisers
Who’s Who of Trump’s ‘Tremendous’ Faith AdvisersSubscriber Access Only
The Republican candidate finally names his campaign’s evangelical connections.
The Sacred Ritual of Coffee Prep
The Sacred Ritual of Coffee PrepSubscriber Access Only
Grind, boil, brew, pour—and praise.
Tim Keller and John Inazu: How Christians Can Bear Gospel Witness in an Anxious Age
Tim Keller and John Inazu: How Christians Can Bear Gospel Witness in an Anxious AgeSubscriber Access Only
Our confidence in the gospel spurs us to serve our communities, not to shrink back when they decide they no longer need us.
Cox Killing Shows Why Brexit and Trump-Clinton Need 'Civil' Religion
Cox Killing Shows Why Brexit and Trump-Clinton Need 'Civil' ReligionSubscriber Access Only
Disagreement without division must be possible in UK and US politics. Christians can get us there.
What I Learned About Faith from Watching My Father Die
What I Learned About Faith from Watching My Father DieSubscriber Access Only
Researchers keep discovering more about humility. My dad’s life already taught me plenty.
Awkward Church Stock Photos: Church Is More Metal Than You'll Ever Be
Awkward Church Stock Photos: Church Is More Metal Than You'll Ever BeSubscriber Access Only
Fun sanctuary décor idea: human bones. Mountains of them. Everywhere.
Gordon Lewis: Irenic Apologist
Gordon Lewis: Irenic ApologistSubscriber Access Only
Remembering one of the great early evangelical philosophers.
Gender and the Trinity: From Proxy War to Civil War
Gender and the Trinity: From Proxy War to Civil WarSubscriber Access Only
An explainer: the latest complementarian debate isn't over women’s subordination—but Christ's.
After Orlando: How to Grieve Beyond Social Media
How Social Media Fails Our Orlando GriefSubscriber Access Only
CT executive editor Andy Crouch on why words on the internet are no substitute for in-person presence.
Why Leroy Barber Lets Ministries Go
The Calling | 39 min
Why Leroy Barber Lets Ministries GoSubscriber Access Only
After jump-starting over a dozen organizations, he knows when he's reached the edge of his calling.
Grieving Together: How Orlando's Hispanic Evangelicals Are Reaching Out
Grieving Together: How Orlando's Hispanic Evangelicals Are Reaching OutSubscriber Access Only
A local pastor shares on-the-ground efforts to pray for, comfort, and serve their LGBT neighbors.
BAMCinemafest 2016 Round-Up
BAMCinemafest 2016 Round-UpSubscriber Access Only
Five films worth looking for.
Finding Dory
Finding DorySubscriber Access Only
Everyone's favorite forgetful fish is back - in a quietly subversive tale.
A Meditation on the Orlando Shooting
A Meditation on the Orlando ShootingSubscriber Access Only
This latest attack is part of a pattern, and the pretext for a remarkable prayer.
Genius
GeniusSubscriber Access Only
Great American writers get an interminably dull film.
The Conjuring 2
The Conjuring 2Subscriber Access Only
Ed and Lorraine Warren return, fighting demons and relying on faith.
Has Tony Robbins Preached at My Church?
Has Tony Robbins Preached at My Church? Subscriber Access Only
Turn down the volume on this new documentary and the structure and techniques look a lot like Sunday morning.
This Year's Summer Jam Is All About the Love of God
This Year's Summer Jam Is All About the Love of GodSubscriber Access Only
In "Coloring Book," Chance the Rapper is honest about his flaws, his faith, and the reality of growing up on Chicago's South Side.
Actually Trump, All Americans Bring Their Culture to Their Jobs
Actually Trump, All Americans Bring Their Culture to Their JobsSubscriber Access Only
Gabriel Salguero and Alma Zaragoza-Petty on the genesis of our identities and what it means to be an American.
The Fearless Call of Asian Americans in Christian Hip-Hop
The Fearless Call of Asian Americans in Christian Hip-HopSubscriber Access Only
Breaking stereotypes and spreading the Good News.
Forget Wonder in 'Now You See Me 2'
Forget Wonder in 'Now You See Me 2'Subscriber Access Only
"An eye for an eye" is not the end of that passage.
J.D. Greear and the Long Obedience of Waiting
The Calling | 46 min
J.D. Greear and the Long Obedience of WaitingSubscriber Access Only
When you're stuck in a holding pattern, can you still heed God's call?
The Ministry of Growing a Forgotten Flower
The Ministry of Growing a Forgotten FlowerSubscriber Access Only
'That is why it was grown—to be small and extravagant.'
AMC's 'Preacher' Is Violent, Vulgar—and Surprisingly Churchy. Is It Redeemable?
AMC's 'Preacher' Is Violent, Vulgar—and Surprisingly Churchy. Is It Redeemable?Subscriber Access Only
Our review of the dark comedy's pilot episode.
Is Bernie Sanders Religious?
Is Bernie Sanders Religious?Subscriber Access Only
No. But he's deeply influenced by the modern Jewish experience.
A Dead Gorilla Highlights Zoos' Bigger Problem
A Dead Gorilla Highlights Zoos' Bigger ProblemSubscriber Access Only
Animal welfare advocate Karen Swallow Prior discusses the complicated history of caging creatures.
Trillia Newbell: 'Everything Can’t Be Your Ministry.'
The Calling | 42 min
Trillia Newbell: 'Everything Can’t Be Your Ministry.'Subscriber Access Only
Where the boundlessly optimistic writer and speaker finds rest and hope in her fight against fear.
Justice and a Heart for the Fatherless in the Global Village
Justice and a Heart for the Fatherless in the Global VillageSubscriber Access Only
Today, there are more than 150 million orphans in the world.
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Helping Minority Students Excel in the Classroom
Helping Minority Students Excel in the ClassroomSubscriber Access Only
Q&A with Katrina Boone
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Raising Our Standards
Raising Our StandardsSubscriber Access Only
In the Hispanic community, we have both good news and bad news regarding education.
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Pastors Need Friends Born for Adversity
Pastors Need Friends Born for Adversity
When beloved congregants turned on me, who could I trust for advice?
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