Movies & TV

The Jonas Brothers, “The Bachelor,” and Our Culture’s Rejection of Sexual Purity
Perhaps the culture's aversion to the Christian sexual ethic is actually a rejection of its source.
What This Charleston Massacre Documentary Wants to Tell Us About Forgiveness
A close look at the deadly church shooting, “Emanuel” reveals ruthless sin, scandalous mercy, and divides that persist.
The Problem of Evil in ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’
In the CW's take on the teenage witch, Satan is front and center.
‘Best of Enemies’: Overcoming Fear With Love
Taraji P. Henson says her faith influenced her decision to play Ann Atwater, the Christian woman who got the head of the Ku Klux Klan to consider integrating Durham schools.
Jesus’ Life Chosen for Two Very Different TV Series
One is scholarly with a big cable budget, the other is gritty and crowdfunded.
Cinema of God: Muslims Memorialize Augustine
North African nations bring church father to the silver screen.
Go Ahead. Love That Rom Com.
Rebel Wilson’s latest film reflects the common urge to trash romance. But love stories point us toward a deeper affection for God.
A Voice in the Crowd
What’s good and what’s bad about unpopular opinions.
Mankind Was Scrooge’s Business (and George Bailey’s, Too)
Two of our favorite Christmas stories teach us that no one can be redeemed in isolation.
‘Kim’s Convenience’ Isn’t Just Another Family Sitcom
The Netflix show offers a fresh way of looking at both Christians and immigrants.
The Unexplored Faith in Ken Burns’s ‘The Mayo Clinic’
Film relates the role of faith in the prestigious hospital founding but remains quiet about patients’ own beliefs.
Announcing ‘Ed Stetzer Live’ on Moody Radio
Moody Radio is launching the new Saturday morning talk show on September 15.
Onward Christian Superheroes
Two of Netflix’s Marvel heroes arise out of their respective Christian cultures.
‘Christopher Robin’ Is Childhood Revisited ... and Resold
The keepers of our nostalgia want to peddle it to us again and again.
Dinosaurs 1, Humanity 0
Why do films like ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ urge us to rejoice in the death of the wicked?
Love Thy Neighbor as Mister Rogers Did
A new documentary shows how a gentle Presbyterian minister turned TV inside out.
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.
Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Persecuted ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
“Watu Wote” shows the power and limits of African and Arab films to probe interfaith relations.
NBC Resurrects ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
How will Christians respond to the live production? The show’s history offers some clues.
A Wrinkle in Heaven
Can the spiritual dimensions of reality be probed by science?

Top Story May 25, 2020

‘Free in Christ’ to Defy State Closures? Latino Churches Offer Insight.
‘Free in Christ’ to Defy State Closures? Latino Churches Offer Insight.
Our churches are essential, but whether it is critical to gather is another question.

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