December (Web-only) 2007

What Evangelism Isn't
We need to stop mistaking other Christian activities for the spreading of the gospel.
The Wager
Remembering Benazir
A UK Christian mourns the charismatic Pakistani leader.
There Will Be Blood
Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem
The Bucket List
The Great Debaters
The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep
History and Parables
The author of The First Christmas reviews the other First Christmas.
Charlie Wilson's War
National Treasure: Book of Secrets
P.S. I Love You
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
The Annunciation to the Shepherds
Artists' depictions of Christmas night, from A.D. 1306 to 2007.
Kwanzaa Quandary
Some churches debate the place for Kwanzaa.
Not Just A Clump Of Cells
What the Christmas story says about our bodies and our bioethics debates.
No Room in the What?
Mary and Joseph weren't trying to check into a hotel—they were staying with relatives.
YWAM Director Describes Shooting, Forgiveness
Peter Warren discusses response of families and future impact on the program.
The Mark of Zoradi
Disney Motion Pictures Group President Mark Zoradi says the company is perhaps more committed to Walt's entertainment values than ever.
Peter Jackson to Make Hobbit
Lord of the Rings filmmaker to join with New Line for two movies based on Tolkien's book—and apparently, all lawsuits between the parties have been settled.
Idol Worship?
Christians continue to shine on American Idol even as Christian alternatives to the popular show crop up. Can they co-exist? Can both bring glory to God?
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing: From Wesley to Our Hymnals
At least four people brought the now-inviolable hymn to its current form.
The Kite Runner
Our Lord's Virgin Birth
Why it matters that "a real son of a real mother" did not have a human father.
Colorado Shootings Reflect Big Threats at Big Churches
Growth of megachurches has spawned an industry devoted to protecting and securing large congregations.
Classic: Let the Pagans Have the Holiday
Let the Pagans Have the Holiday
First, let's take back Easter.
Hillary's Spiritual Formation
Sen. Clinton's youth group leader was one of her early influences toward social activism.
Interview: What Hillary Believes
What Does Hillary Believe?
She is in lockstep with the United Methodist Church on almost all issues, says Paul Kengor, author of "God and Hillary Clinton."
Five of Six Ministries Meet Deadline in Senate Spending Probe
Dollar's ministry won't provide material voluntarily.
Romney's Speech Strengthens Theologian's Endorsement
Wayne Grudem believes evangelicals should promote religious liberty by being willing to vote for candidates who have different beliefs.
Romney Dodges Doctrine
But questions about candidate's Mormon beliefs may continue.
The Golden Compass
Grace Is Gone
What Evangelicals Heard in Romney's 'Faith in America' Speech
What the candidate said will largely be welcomed. But questions remain about what wasn't.
Jars of Clay on <i>Christmas Songs</i>
Christmas 'Jars'
New album gently rattles the seasonal genre.

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