March (Web-only) 2017

Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal
Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal
Why Christians shouldn't either.
Surprised? Latinos Care More about Education than Immigration
Surprised? Latinos Care More about Education than Immigration
Hispanic adults long for excellent neighborhood schools that offer all children access to quality education.
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HBO’s ‘Solitary’ Revisits Why It’s Not Good for Man to Be Alone
HBO’s ‘Solitary’ Revisits Why It’s Not Good for Man to Be Alone
Kristi Jacobson’s penetrating new documentary confronts viewers with the soul-withering effects of solitary confinement.
The Other Billy Graham Rules
The Other Billy Graham Rules
They have nothing to do with sex.
‘Get Out’ Locks Our Gaze on Racism’s Horror
‘Get Out’ Locks Our Gaze on Racism’s Horror
Jordan Peele's groundbreaking directorial debut challenges us to see racial sin with clear eyes.
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
What American Christians Can Learn About Religious Freedom from Russia
What American Christians Can Learn About Religious Freedom from Russia
And where the country's tiny evangelical population fits into its complicated church and state paradigm.
The Invisible Americans in ‘Served Like a Girl’ and ‘The Work’
The Invisible Americans in ‘Served Like a Girl’ and ‘The Work’
New documentaries profile the easily overlooked experiences of female veterans and male convicts.
What’s the Deal with Lent?
What’s the Deal with Lent?
Skepticism about this season is based mostly on myths and misconceptions.
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
In ‘American Gods,’ the Deities of Myth Meet the Modern World
In ‘American Gods,’ the Deities of Myth Meet the Modern World
The pilot for the upcoming Starz series raises provocative questions about worship and divinity.
The 'Feminine' Trait Every Christian Needs to Learn
The 'Feminine' Trait Every Christian Needs to Learn
The virtue of endurance was a “female” attribute in New Testament times.
From Kuyper to Keller: Why Princeton’s Prize Controversy Is So Ironic
From Kuyper to Keller: Why Princeton’s Prize Controversy Is So Ironic
A former winner explains how the seminary honor that once brought the Reformed community together is now splitting it.
How to Escape America’s Anger Problem
How to Escape America’s Anger Problem
In this rancorous post-election season, some women are turning to tried-and-true solutions.
What Animals Teach Christians about Getting Along
What Animals Teach Christians about Getting Along
Competition characterizes some creature interactions. So does tenderness and care.
Why Undocumented Immigrants Are Flocking to This Evangelical Church
Why Undocumented Immigrants Are Flocking to This Evangelical Church
A Sacramento pastor explains his congregation’s new, labor-intensive program to assist the most vulnerable.
4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing
4 Things Beth Moore Taught Me About Writing
What the biggest name in women’s Bible studies wants the next generation to know.
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How BJ Thompson Shoulders the Burdens of Other People's Marriages
The Calling | 36 min
How BJ Thompson Shoulders the Burdens of Other People's Marriages
A member of Lecrae's hip-hop collective set his sights on something fundamental.
Why We Need ‘Useless’ People
Why We Need ‘Useless’ People
Babies with Down syndrome are aborted all over the world for being 'a burden to society.' Here's how we can advocate for them.
John Perkins: I Wish I Had Done More to Help Poor White People
John Perkins: I Wish I Had Done More to Help Poor White People
An excerpt from ‘Dream with Me: Race, Love, and the Struggle We Must Win.’
God's Feminist Ideals
God's Feminist Ideals
We're created to be image bearers and justice seekers.
'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption
'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption
Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope.
How Churches Can Give Sanctuary and Still Support the Law
How Churches Can Give Sanctuary and Still Support the Law
800 congregations are working to protect undocumented immigrants. A leader with the New Sanctuary Movement says yours should be one of them.
The Rise and Struggle of South Korean Missionaries
The Rise and Struggle of South Korean Missionaries
How the East Asian church approaches missions 10 years after a devastating hostage crisis.
‘Song to Song’ Is Cinematic Wisdom Literature
‘Song to Song’ Is Cinematic Wisdom Literature
With Austin (and Solomon) as his muse, Terrence Malick applies ancient truth to the 21st-century world.
How Christians Do March Madness
How Christians Do March Madness
Two Reformed schools demonstrate an important lesson in rivalry.
Breast Cancer Marred My Picture-Perfect Marriage
Breast Cancer Marred My Picture-Perfect Marriage
How we found God’s mercy as we faced deep division we’d never experienced before.
The Exoplanets Declare the Glory of God
The Exoplanets Declare the Glory of God
TRAPPIST-1 is not our new home. The Creator declared it good anyway.
The Key to Raising Kind Kids
The Key to Raising Kind Kids
Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd says it’s closer than you think.
‘Big Little Lies’ Tells the Truth
‘Big Little Lies’ Tells the Truth
How the new HBO murder-mystery series gets motherhood right.
Does Your Fasting Have a Point?
Does Your Fasting Have a Point?
According to Don Whitney, professor of biblical spirituality, a biblical fast needs a purpose beyond hunger.
Why We’re Still Reading ‘My Utmost for His Highest’ 80 Years Later
Why We’re Still Reading ‘My Utmost for His Highest’ 80 Years Later
How Oswald Chambers unwittingly became one of the most popular devotional writers of all time.
Jen Wilkin: Let's Make This a Golden Age for Women's Ministry
The Calling | 45 min
Jen Wilkin: Let's Make This a Golden Age for Women's Ministry
The Bible teacher and author says we've reached a new crossroads for women in the church. How can we chart the best path forward?
Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
With the closing of Family Christian, stores focus on curation and community involvement.
How to Get Our Girls Into Scripture
How to Get Our Girls Into Scripture
Erin Weidemann, founder of Bible Belles, wants to introduce young women to brave female role models.
Bill Frist: Foreign Aid Saves Lives—And Makes America Safer
Bill Frist: Foreign Aid Saves Lives—And Makes America Safer
How a sliver of the US budget can change the world.
5 Women Every Christian Should Know
5 Women Every Christian Should Know
From Katharina Luther, who escaped a convent and became a radical reformer, to Amanda Berry Smith, an itinerant minister who was born a slave, these women changed history.
Lent, Unplugged
Lent, Unplugged
In a time of digital consumption, here’s how the church can lead the way on healthy media fasting.
Tim Keller’s 20-Year Plan to Avoid Building a Megachurch
Tim Keller’s 20-Year Plan to Avoid Building a Megachurch
Mark Dever joins Quick to Listen to discuss pastoral succession, raising up church leaders in your congregation, and megachurch pitfalls.
In ‘Logan’, Wolverine Confronts the Wages of Sin
In ‘Logan’, Wolverine Confronts the Wages of Sin
Hugh Jackman's final performance as the iconic mutant brings him face to face with his own mortality.
It Doesn't Pay to Go on Maternity Leave at Most Evangelical Seminaries
It Doesn't Pay to Go on Maternity Leave at Most Evangelical Seminaries
On Christian campuses, unofficial flexibility is more common than extra benefits for new parents.
Lent Is Here to Throw Us Off Again
Lent Is Here to Throw Us Off Again
Finding healing in repetition, community, and art.

Top Story October 24, 2020

Fighting the Pandemic with Our Hearts and Our Smarts
Fighting the Pandemic with Our Hearts and Our Smarts
A development economist and a disaster-relief expert show how to approach COVID-19 as “Shrewd Samaritans.”