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.
Romantic and What Men Want. (These movies are rated PG-13 and R, respectively, and contain sexual material and language.). Although we might, at
20 Truths from Faith Among the Faithless
The life the Bible offers is not one that is safe from the tragedies of the world, but one in which God suffers with us and accompanies us through our hardships.
brain. It has some evolutionary cause— some root in the need to advance and preserve our species that has been written into our DNA. (pg. 13). life. (pg. 14).
20 Truths from Small Church Essentials
Just because a church is small, doesn’t mean it’s broken.
Just because a church is small, doesn't mean it's broken (pg. 10). 2.Just because we don't have a kickin' worship band does not mean we'll settle for passionless worship (pg. 43).
The Myth of Missionary Neutrality
Everything we do either propels God’s mission forward or hinders the embodiment of his kingdom on earth as it is in heaven.
time and energy. Not good. Not evil. Just life…The problem with the Third Kingdom is that it doesn't actually exist” (pg. 28). My conclusion, while validated
Onward Christian Superheroes
Two of Netflix’s Marvel heroes arise out of their respective Christian cultures.
Bloody Saint Matthew of Hell's Kitchen. The first series to debut, Daredevil, in 2015 indicated quickly how different the Netflix series would be from the fun PG-13 feature films.
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
The movie is a thoroughly pleasant, sometimes funny, and occasionally reflective story with a PG-rating and storybook aesthetic that recommend it as the go-to family film of this holiday
Do We Need Another Denzel Washington Christ Figure?
CT asks the actor about his latest movie and Hollywood’s ongoing quest to score the faith audience.
Roman J. Israel Esq. also stars Colin Farrell and Carmen Ejogo. It releases nationwide November 22 and is rated PG-13 for language and some violence.
Limping through Scripture
An interview with Jennifer Grant and Cathleen Falsani about Disquiet Time
AJ: Eugene Peterson wrote the foreword to the book. Did it take any persuading for him to contribute to this decidedly not PG-rated compilation? CF: No, not at all.
I ain't afraid of no ghosts.
The original was rated PG. This is rated PG-13. What gives? The PG-13 rating debuted on July 1, 1984. The first PG-13 rated film was Red Dawn, released on August 10.
How We Lead in Times of Cultural Shift
In many ways, we have lost our home field advantage.
As noted earlier, nationally the Nones more than doubled in numbers from 1990 to 2008 and almost doubled their share of the adult population, from 8% in 1990 to 15% in 2008.” (pg.
Why We Review R-Rated Films
You're a neighbor before you're a consumer.
For instance, the PG-13 designation didn't exist until July 1984, and the first film to receive it was Red Dawn. It was instituted largely because of complaints
Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
With the closing of Family Christian, stores focus on curation and community involvement.
“As for a theological standard, there didn't seem to be one, aside from possibly no Mormon materials and nothing with any language that might not be PG-rated,” he said.
Thriving at the Edges of the World
E. Stanley Jones calls us to radical conservatism and a conservative radicalism.
Together they could be fruitful. The church must not allow these two groups to drive a wedge into its life. We need a radical conservatism and a conservative radicalism. (pg. 314).
Why Evangelicals Dislike and Distrust Hillary Clinton So Much
To many Evangelicals, Mrs. Clinton is a perfect storm of divergent values, dismissive advocacy, and distrusted personality.
health care services, including safe and legal abortion—regardless of where she lives, how much money she makes, or how she is insured” (2016 Democratic Party Platform [PDF], pg.
The film is flawed, but the wire walk makes it all worth it.
Our Rating. Average Rating: 1; 2; 3; 4. (not rated yet)ADD YOURS. Mpaa Rating PG (For thematic elements involving perilous situations, and for some nudity, language, brief drug
What can you do with your regrets?
Caveat Spectator. There's some bad language and innuendo in the film, as well as a few off-color jokes, but in general this is firmly in PG-13 territory.
A new twist on the tale of the Christ.
Caveat Spectator. Ben-Hur wisely stays on the family-friendly side of PG-13, mostly for epic violence—but the camera keeps moving and doesn't dwell on the gorier bits.