Movies & TV

5 Books on the History of Christmas
Chosen by Gerry Bowler, author of “Christmas in the Crosshairs: Two Thousand Years of Denouncing and Defending the World’s Most Celebrated Holiday.”
What Stand-Up Comedians Can Teach the Church
Good comedy is strange and surprising. So is the gospel.
Crafted by CT Creative Studio in Partnership with Fellowship for Performing Arts
Partner ContentDoubt That Led to Devotion
The untold story of C. S. Lewis
‘The Jesus Music’ Is a Love Letter to Fans
But like the CCM industry, it speaks an insider language.
Why LuLaRoe Belongs in the Faith and Work Conversation
Multilevel marketing isn’t a hobby. And its workers need discipleship.
Don’t Judge a Pentecostal Woman Based on Her Lashes
What pop culture gets wrong about charismatic women, and what “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” gets right.
‘Ted Lasso’ Won’t Settle for Shallow Optimism
The show’s second season challenges viewers to consider true joy over hyper-positivity.
Andrew Peterson’s Wingfeather Saga Raises $5M for TV Series
On a new platform called Angel Studios, the campaign broke crowdfunding records set by “The Chosen.”
Punk Rock Priests Offer Up Their ‘Parallel Love’ in Music and Sacrament
There’s no other band quite like Luxury, Christian indie rockers who journeyed through tragedy and faith to Eastern Orthodoxy.
Netflix’s Christian Camp Musical Nails Its ’90s CCM Soundtrack
‘A Week Away’ captures the look and sounds of summer camp but misses out on the beliefs beneath its catchy songs.
The Broken and Beautiful Church Behind Aretha Franklin
National Geographic’s biopic offers a glimpse into the congregation that formed the “Queen of Soul.”
Streaming in the Desert: Middle East Discipleship On-Demand
Christian broadcaster SAT-7 tries to balance security and isolation in letting the Arab world binge watch programs of hope.
‘The Mandalorian’ Can Teach Us How to Navigate Crises of Faith
The Golden Globe nominee shows us what happens when “the Way” really isn’t.
Ordinary Life Is Crammed with Heaven
How our senses can point the way to God’s presence.
March for Life Plans Disrupted by DC Security Concerns
The annual event is asking participants to “stay home” for the first time since Roe v. Wade.
‘Soul’ and the Purpose-Driven Generation
Disney Pixar’s latest film reminds us that life is meaningful beyond achieving our goals or saving the world.
I Was Filming a Dangerous Action Scene When I Gave My Life to Christ
How a film and television stuntman met the Lord in the air.
Dave Chappelle Is the Cultural Pastor America Needs
Let incisive comedy give us “eyes to see.”
Sony’s Pure Flix Acquisition Could Raise the Bar for Christian Movies
As a major Hollywood studio invests in on-demand inspirational content, the question becomes how they’ll approach the sprawling offerings targeting the Christian market.
Why ‘Cuties’ Isn’t Just Netflix’s Problem
The sexual exploitation of children is a symptom of a larger disease—one that we’re complicit in.

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Criminal or Not, Trump’s Case Is a Moral Test for Christians
Criminal or Not, Trump’s Case Is a Moral Test for Christians
The former president’s potential arrest shows that character does matter.

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