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.
6 Ways to Survive the Grief of Childlessness
6 Ways to Survive the Grief of Childlessness
In a time of loss and lament, here’s how I found spiritual solace.
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.
Save Your Soul: Start Gardening
Save Your Soul: Start Gardening
For me, local creation care offers an antidote to cultural chaos.
Two Marches for Lives
Two Marches for Lives
What I saw at two very different protests of violence against children.
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.
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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.
Mother Mary Is a Sanctuary—and So Are We
Mother Mary Is a Sanctuary—and So Are We
Annunciation Day invites us to be vessels of Christ in the world.
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.
Has Attachment Theory Made Us Anxious Parents?
Has Attachment Theory Made Us Anxious Parents?
How gospel truth and global perspective free us from guilt-inducing expectations.
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.
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.
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Joni Eareckson Tada: Why Suicide Is Everybody’s Business
Society’s moral resolve hinges on the interdependence of the sick and the well.
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?
Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.
“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher.
Why Didn’t God Make You More Beautiful?
Why Didn’t God Make You More Beautiful?
The glorious gospel needs ordinary people.
Iranian-American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is Perfect for Muslim Refugees
Iranian American Minister: Why the Bible Belt Is the Perfect Place for Muslim Refugees
Samira Page sees the church mobilizing to serve Dallas’s influx of new neighbors.
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.
Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body Esteem in Men More Than Women
Feeling Loved by God Buffers Body Esteem in Men More Than Women
Two psychologists at Hope College respond to Christian young adults who struggle with body satisfaction.
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.
Moms Have Always ‘Worked.’ Just Ask the Puritans.
Moms Have Always ‘Worked.’ Just Ask the Puritans.
5 things I've learned from an early American vision of the household.
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.
The Red Carpet Is No Longer a Refuge from Real-World Issues
The Red Carpet Is No Longer a Refuge from Real-World Issues
This Academy Awards season, celebrities and fans are looking for more from Hollywood, but even with more robust coverage, they may not always find it.
Behaving Like Children or Chimps?
Behaving Like Children or Chimps?
Psychology study offers insight on why Jesus calls us to be like children.

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Messianic Jews Say ‘Fake Rabbi’ Was Wrong Way to Reach the Ultra-Orthodox
Messianic Jews Say ‘Fake Rabbi’ Was Wrong Way to Reach the Ultra-Orthodox
Unpacking the motives of an accused undercover American in Israel and lessons learned for Christians wanting to engage Haredi Jews.

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