March (Web-only) 2011

Atheists in the Foxholes—as Chaplains
Why the military's inclusion of non-believing chaplains matters.
Remembering Charlton Heston
Fraser Heston on his dad's greatest films, including 'Ten Commandments' and 'Ben-Hur', and his father's commitment to family and faith.
Group Criticizes Attorney General's Proposed Prison Rape Standards
Critics say the new standards, which take effect April 4, do not require any enforcement mechanism.
Once Upon a Time
Disney animator Glen Keane believes in the power of fairy tales—and the power of heaven. His latest creation, 'Tangled', releases to video today.
Shine Among the Shadow
We Do What We Want
All Eternals Deck
Something Big
Should Christians Use Self-Help Programs?
Many programs teach self-love and self-compassion as a path to inner peace. What is the gospel response?
Confessions of a Beth Moore Convert
Why the Bible teacher with the big Texan hair may just be our female Billy Graham.
Why There Are Still Atheists
The heavens aren't the only proclaimers (and are sometimes silent).
Bill Maher Slurs Sarah Palin, Now Responds
The National Organization for Women seems to believe that being conservative and pro-life means being anti-woman. Not so fast.
Sucker Punch
Cool action and visuals can't save an incomprehensible story about girls overcoming reality through fantasy.
Creation Museum Founder Disinvited from Homeschooling Conferences
Conference organizer said that Ken Ham made 'unnecessary, ungodly, and mean-spirited' comments about Biologos's Peter Enns.
The 5th Quarter
This college football drama about a family's tragic loss is too clunky and melodramatic for its own good.
A Jewish filmmaker creates a stirring biography ... about a Palestinian.
I Am
The director of 'Bruce Almighty' explores human nature, but falls just short of pointing to Christ.
Where Are All the Women City Leaders?
The way the Christian city-renewal movement is being narrated, one would assume all the leaders driving the movement are megachurch pastors.
Idolatry, the Gospel, and the Imitation of God
Why evangelicals have taken such an interest in idols.
Why Natural Law Arguments Make Evangelicals Uncomfortable
A recent paper highlights the differences between evangelical and Catholic defense of traditional marriage.
When Christians Get Divorced
When Christians Get Divorced
A popular Christian blogger recently announced the end of her marriage. How should churches respond to those grieving?
Desperately Seeking Solace
Tom Shadyac's new documentary, 'I Am', searches for answers to life's big questions.
The Seas We Sail
Echoing Angels
Our God Is Near
Hello Fear
I Remember Me
How I Learned to Love a Show about Mormon Polygamy
Despite its troubling views on marriage and family, HBO's 'Big Love' always felt like an allegory for real people I know.
Priest Pressured to Give Up Muslim Lent
The Rev. Steve Lawler faced being defrocked if he continued to practice Islamic rituals for Lent.
Q & A: Herman Cain on Faith, Calling, and Presidential Aspirations
CT talks with the pizza magnate about his potential candidacy, cancer, and views of Islam.
Prayers for Japan's Unborn Children
As the country quells a nuclear crisis, I'm reminded that even the best-intentioned parents can't fully protect their children.
Win Win
A funny and touching dramedy about compassion, morality, family, and high school wrestling.
Jane Eyre
This lean, restrained adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel sparks with passion and life.
The Lincoln Lawyer
A twisty courtroom drama is energized by Matthew McConaughey and a conflict between innocence and evil.
This thriller about pills that make you smarter is really pretty dumb—but in a good way.
The Divine Grace of Diapers and Dirty Laundry
A harried mother of three rediscovers Kathleen Norris's classic 'The Quotidian Mysteries'.
Sin in the Double Helix
Reports linking moral behavior to genetic traits actually prove Scripture's claims, not undermine them.
'Mother Teresa of Our Age' Talks to Her.meneutics
'Mother Teresa of Our Age' Talks to Her.meneutics
Dr. Catherine Hamlin, 87, has saved countless Ethiopian women's lives through her work repairing fistulas. Most don't know that she labors out of love for Jesus.
The Uganda Conspiracy Theory
Activists have targeted the country as murderously homophobic.
It's All About the Fall
Author Grant Horner believes every film is ultimately about the human condition—and that watching movies is serious business that requires solid discernment.
At the Edge of Imperfection
Bird in the Tangle
I Have Not Seen the Wind
Songs for Israel
The Rapper in Rehab
Rising star Lecrae says he was addicted to self; now Jesus is his "drug of choice."
Why a Jailed Missionary in Haiti Is Getting Little Attention
Danny Pye has been jailed for five months without charges.
Assaulted Woman to Be Kept Alive, Rules India Court
Until the story of Aruna Shanbaug, I had never heard the phrase "passive euthanasia," let alone grappled with whether or not I participated in it nearly 20 years ago.
Not Many of You Should Presume to Be Bloggers
How social media changed theological debate.
Battle: Los Angeles
Overblown marines-fight-aliens blockbuster is devoid of anything amusing.
Red Riding Hood
Catherine Hardwicke revisits 'Twilight' territory in another dark fantasy love triangle.
The Charlie Sheen Has Worn Off
This Lent, given the disturbed actor's slow self-wrecking, I'd like to fast from celebrity news.
Lent in Narnia
Would C.S. Lewis have renounced Turkish Delight from Ash Wednesday to Easter?
iPhone Apps and the Old Adam
A meditation on corporate confession for Ash Wednesday.
Catherine Clark Kroeger, Remembered
The New Testament scholar's impact on so many lives was on display at this weekend's memorial service at Gordon-Conwell.
Here Among Us
50 Year Celebration
Thank You
Here for You
Anthem Song
Collapse Into Now
Small Source of Comfort
Behind Egypt's Revolution
Away from news cameras, Christian, Muslim youth rediscover common ground.
Polling Evangelicals: Not Pro-Union, but Split Over Unions Versus Government
A Pew Research Center survey suggests evangelicals have the lowest favorability toward government employee unions of any religious group.
A sweet comedy about twentysomethings learning that real relationships take commitment.
Unless you're a teen girl, the name pretty much says it all.
Johnny Depp stars in this imaginative, visually impressive, and silly animated feature.

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Pastors Will Try to Spare South Africa’s Tense Elections from Violence
Pastors Will Try to Spare South Africa’s Tense Elections from Violence
Oscar Siwali is mobilizing conflict mediators as the country goes to the polls. He only wishes his organization could train more.

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