March (Web-only) 2018

NBC Resurrects ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
NBC Resurrects ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
How will Christians respond to the live production? The show’s history offers some clues.
The Incredible Hospitality of Good Friday
The Incredible Hospitality of Good Friday
Jesus’ death demonstrates God’s love for outsiders, enemies, and strangers.
Easter Fool’s Day
Easter Fool’s Day
The real divine “prank” is not the Resurrection.
Is the Wrath of God Really Satisfying?
Is the Wrath of God Really Satisfying?
God’s anger against sin is real on Good Friday, but he doesn’t “turn his face away” from the Cross.
When Life Burst Out of Death
When Life Burst Out of Death
A theological imagining of how the Big Bang echoes Easter.
Taste and See That the Lord’s Supper Is Good
Taste and See That the Lord’s Supper Is Good
A biblical understanding of food whets our appetite for the fullness of the Lord's Supper on Maundy Thursday.
When You Hear Sexual Misconduct Allegations About Your Pastor
When You Hear Sexual Misconduct Allegations About Your Pastor
What the church doesn't know about ministry leaders and temptation.
Two Marches for Lives
Two Marches for Lives
What I saw at two very different protests of violence against children.
Keith Getty Is Still Fighting the Worship Wars
The Calling | 55 min
Keith Getty Is Still Fighting the Worship Wars
How the writer of "In Christ Alone" found an adversary in Wall Street.
What Dostoyevsky’s Prostitute Can Teach Us About the Cross
What Dostoyevsky’s Prostitute Can Teach Us About the Cross
Crime, punishment, and Christ's easy yoke.
The Palms, the Temple, and the Nations
The Palms, the Temple, and the Nations
What made Jesus explode in the Temple on Monday is actually related to his Triumphal Entry on Palm Sunday.
We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries
We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries
Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl. Let’s set an example for all churches to follow, bringing healing to victims and churches alike.
On Being an Evangelical Senator During the Trump Presidency
On Being an Evangelical Senator During the Trump Presidency
Oklahoma's James Lankford on supporting and criticizing the president, fellowshipping across the aisle, and speaking up for Dreamers.
The Christian Case for Trump’s Meeting with Kim Jong-un
The Christian Case for Trump’s Meeting with Kim Jong-un
The President should go through with his talks—for the sake of three Americans and millions of North Koreans.
Ministries Can Do Better Than Inclusion-Rider Diversity
Ministries Can Do Better Than Inclusion-Rider Diversity
Rather than wait for outside demands, faith-based organizations should proactively pursue representation as part of their mission.
Keeping the Sabbath Saved My Marriage, My Ministry, and Probably My Life
Keeping the Sabbath Saved My Marriage, My Ministry, and Probably My Life
I used to think resting from work was selfish, until I considered the example of Jesus.
Muslim Refugees Are Finding Christ—And Facing Backlash
Muslim Refugees Are Finding Christ—And Facing Backlash
What happens when Middle Eastern Christians and Muslims immigrate to secular Sweden?
What Is Evangelicalism?
What Is Evangelicalism?
A simple definition based in doctrine, history, or sociology won’t do. But a vibrant stream really does exist.
Food for Thought: The Theological Life of Pi
Food for Thought: The Theological Life of Pi
The mind-boggling discoveries of computers and what we—and God?—still may never know.
A Wrinkle in Heaven
A Wrinkle in Heaven
Can the spiritual dimensions of reality be probed by science?
Where Is God When My Spouse Is Incarcerated?
The Calling | 47 min
Where Is God When My Spouse Is Incarcerated?
Raising kids, maintaining a marriage, and leaning into those awkward conversations at church.
Why Didn’t God Make You More Beautiful?
Why Didn’t God Make You More Beautiful?
The glorious gospel needs ordinary people.
All We Need Is the Rhythm Divine
All We Need Is the Rhythm Divine
Patterns in the Bible and life keep us in sync with God.
How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’
How Will Hollywood Handle the Spiritual Themes in ‘A Wrinkle in Time?’
Fans of Madeleine L’Engle’s novel are wondering whether the film will do justice to the “cosmic questions” the book raises.
China Just Made Life Way Harder for Christians
China Just Made Life Way Harder for Christians
As new religious regulations go into effect and the government ends presidential term limits, what does this mean for the church?
The ‘Bad Girls’ of the Bible Deserve a Fresh Look
The ‘Bad Girls’ of the Bible Deserve a Fresh Look
Women dismissed as “prostitutes” and “adulteresses” were often models of righteousness and faith.
It Is Not Good for Man—Or Immigrant—To Be Alone
It Is Not Good for Man—Or Immigrant—To Be Alone
Why pro-family immigration policy is God-honoring and good for the country.
Creation Groans, but God Hears: Many Species Face ‘Thinning of Life’
Creation Groans, but God Hears: Many Species Face ‘Thinning of Life’
On World Wildlife Day, conservationists reflect on biblical ways of dealing with eco-anxiety.
Newsweek’s ‘Second Coming Christ’ Problem
Newsweek’s ‘Second Coming Christ’ Problem
The iconic magazine is imploding. At the heart of its troubles is its relationship with Olivet University and David Jang's religious community.
Behaving Like Children or Chimps?
Behaving Like Children or Chimps?
Psychology study offers insight on why Jesus calls us to be like children.
I Was a Comedian First and an Atheist Second
I Was a Comedian First and an Atheist Second
Until God showed me that there’s more to life than making people laugh.
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