May (Web-only) 2017

The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse
The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture’s favorite disaster scenario.
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Happy Birthday, Dear Church
Why Pentecost Sunday is worth celebrating.
In ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the March of Progress Ends in Death
In ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the March of Progress Ends in Death
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human.
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
Let the Pregnant Grads Walk
How we treat pregnant teens reveals more about us than them.
Do This in Remembrance
Do This in Remembrance
Participating in the “high holy day” of American civil religion is beneficial for Christians, so long as we do so thoughtfully.
Sasse: Adolescence Is a Gift, but Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
Ben Sasse: Adolescence Is a Gift, but Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
The Nebraska senator wants parents to get serious about shepherding kids into responsible adulthood.
Six Ways Men Can Support Women's Discipleship
Six Ways Men Can Support Women's Discipleship
Male clergy and laity who want to enable women's ministry often don't know how to get involved or what to do.
How Government Support Saved Me
How Government Support Saved Me
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
‘The Most Hated Woman in America’ Remembers a Culture War Without Heroes
‘The Most Hated Woman in America’ Remembers a Culture War Without Heroes
Netflix’s Madalyn Murray O’Hair biopic explores the divisive legacy of one of the country's most influential atheists.
We Actually Don’t Need a Trinitarian Revival
We Actually Don’t Need a Trinitarian Revival
Attempts to teach a ‘better’ understanding of the Trinity may do more harm than good.
Black Protestants Show Strongest Support for Maternity Leave
Pew: Black Protestants Show Strongest Support for Paid Maternity Leave
A look into Christian views on paid leave and how the church can help new parents.
Five Things You Should Know About Reinhold Niebuhr
Five Things You Should Know About Reinhold Niebuhr
From Carter to Comey, the legacy of "Washington's Favorite Theologian" endures.
The Theology Beneath the Trump-Comey Conflict
The Theology Beneath the Trump-Comey Conflict
How the former FBI director’s interest in Reinhold Niebuhr shaped his approach to political power.
How to Love Your Ideological Enemy
How to Love Your Ideological Enemy
If hospitality is a model for discipleship, then we need both open doors and clear boundaries.
The Precarious Task of Praying with Presidents in a Media Age
The Precarious Task of Praying with Presidents in a Media Age
With the whole world watching, spiritual advisers face new challenges.
How to Counter the Economic Argument for Abortion
How to Counter the Economic Argument for Abortion
To provide a persuasive alternative, the church must offer holistic, long-term support.
Take Hope in That High Pollen Count
Take Hope in That High Pollen Count
How allergy season reminds us that little things can have a big impact.
Sarah Ruden’s Rebellion Against Our ‘Just the Facts’ Bibles
Sarah Ruden’s Rebellion Against Our ‘Just the Facts’ Bibles
How her approach to translation recovers the emotion and artistry of God’s Word.
In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ Big Questions Take a Backseat to Punchlines
In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ Big Questions Take a Backseat to Punchlines
While the high-spirited superhero sequel brings back the laughs, it occasionally loses sight of its own cosmic ideas.
Drone Dilemma: Can Aid Groups Use a Military Symbol?
Drone Dilemma: Can Aid Groups Use a Military Symbol?
Drones can help humanitarian efforts, but they come with baggage. Experts weigh in.
Jesus, the Frybread of Life
Jesus, the Frybread of Life
How Native InterVarsity is helping college students follow Christ and honor tradition.
When Mother’s Day Feels Like a Minefield
When Mother’s Day Feels Like a Minefield
Let's reimagine ways we can honor mothers without wounding others.
Indonesia's Blasphemy Conviction Threatens Muslim Democracy. But I Still Have Hope.
Indonesia's Blasphemy Conviction Threatens Muslim Democracy. But I Still Have Hope.
Why Christians should support the type of Muslims who support Ahok.
How to Liberate Ourselves from the Perils of Platform
How to Liberate Ourselves from the Perils of Platform
For writers, bloggers, and speakers, the pitfalls of self-promotion are offset by a robust vision of women’s gifts in the church.
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
Fundamentalists, Modernists, and the Rest of the Story
Fundamentalists, Modernists, and the Rest of the Story
Early 20th-century evangelical history was more than two camps lobbing grenades at each other.
Starving Myself Meant Losing Myself
Starving Myself Meant Losing Myself
For years, I looked at myself in mirrors only to see mirages.
In the Gorgeous 'Your Name,' Love Is a Liturgy
In the Gorgeous 'Your Name,' Love Is a Liturgy
Makoto Shinkai’s body-swap anime shows how habit and happenstance refine desire.
The Great Female Commission
The Great Female Commission
Mentorship expert Natasha Sistrunk Robinson on how to draw all women into the work of discipleship.
Our Homemaker, Who Art in Heaven
Our Homemaker, Who Art in Heaven
Modern women have a complicated relationship with domesticity—but God points us toward the true meaning of home.
Female Pastors Bring Hope to War-Torn Middle East Churches
Female Pastors Bring Hope to War-Torn Middle East Churches
Syria and Lebanon celebrate the historic ordination of a pair of faithful clergy.

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Supreme Court Sides with Catholic Foster Care Agency
Supreme Court Sides with Catholic Foster Care Agency
Majority declines to revisit rules for religious accommodation, over protests from justices Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch.

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