April (Web-only) 2015
Good Cop, Bad Cop, and the Baltimore I Knew
Responding to the recent protests over Freddie Gray’s death.
Jen Hatmaker: You Need Less, Not More
How to resist the pressure to have more, do better, and be liked
How 21 Days Changed My Marriage
I was desperate, so I turned to God in total surrender.
Biblical Epics Are Not Documentaries
They're not journalism, either. But that's okay. They're something else.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': The Church is Growing
A few inaccuracies and a little kitsch, but an active and thriving community nonetheless in the series' fourth episode.
What to Expect After the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision
We will see more challenges to the florists, the bakers, and the pizza crust makers. And more opportunities for witness.
When Doubt Is More than Just a Season
Rather than waiting for it to pass, keep wrestling.
Is ‘White Privilege’ an Unbiblical Term?
Moody Bible Institute debate on collective sin strikes a nerve as Christian colleges seek diverse student bodies.
Nothing to Fear But Every Single Thing
How womanhood became a state of second-guessing.español
Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Roundup
The highlights include lots of documentaries, and lots of religion.
The Age of Adaline
Blake Lively turns in an exquisite performance. The plot, however . . .
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Spirit of the Living God
The plot thickens.
The filmmakers behind 2007’s excellent 'Bella' have dropped the ball with their second feature.
Clothing Manufacturing Gets a Makeover
A Christian-owned company in Nepal works to empower, not exploit.
Shared Savior, Split Traditions
Why I try to be generous to Christians who see some important things differently.
The Power of Consistency
Keys to passing on strong values to your kids
Pastor Charles Stanley Declines Jewish Award for His Support of Israel
Flap exposes cracks in complicated relationship between Jews and evangelicals.
A Hidden Opportunity in Your Church
How Christ-centered hospitality can help families affected by autism.
Remarriage: Doomed to Fail?
Keys to succeeding in a second marriage
‘But Jesus Didn’t Say…’
All of Scripture speaks to Jesus’ message.
Corruption, Poverty Imperil South Africa’s Future
The bottom 50 percent shut out. Evangelicals lament failures.
With Children in Foxholes
Dodging election season airstrikes with Sudan's most vulnerable.
Not the Christian Zionism You’re Thinking Of
Academics get behind an Israel that God will use for the good of all.
Finding My Place in The Gospel Coalition
Where do women belong in complementarian organizations?
How Hurt Pastors Hurt People
Some people try to hurt pastors, but most do not. Every person deserves the chance to prove that they are the latter and not the former.
One Last Thing: The Christian Porn Secret
Novel skips pat answers and focuses on healing in community.
Rachel Held Evans Returns to Church
The popular blogger joins the mainline tradition. Can evangelicals wish her well?
The End of Lists
#14: Write article. #15: Call friends. #16: Clean the bathroom.
Why we champion Beautiful Orthodoxy
The Powerful Spoken Word: A Report from Full Frame Film Festival
Film is a visual medium, but ‘Best of Enemies’ and ‘BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez’ bear witness to the power of the spoken word.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Peril, Cruelty, and Violence
Our recap of the second episode of the miniseries: a lot of violence, a little exposition.
Are We Too Quick to Cry "Bully"?
We diminish a serious problem when we label every conflict “bullying.”
Another Chance to Be Afraid—and Trust God
A Christian mom fighting fear in East Africa.
Critics Roundup: 'Mad Men' and 'Furious 7'
The critics are pleased with the drama's final midseason premiere and the franchise's latest installment.
Sometimes, Kids Don’t Need to Share
If we want to teach our children generosity, we shouldn’t force them to take turns.
Clouds of Sils Maria
A veteran actress plays a veteran actress who's uncomfortably moving into a new world.
Five Ways to Cut to the Heart of Non-Christian Ideas
Nancy Pearcey equips believers with tools to expose error and promote truth.
The Apologist Mom
Why Melissa Cain Travis thinks it's crucial for her to be a mother and an apologetics scholar.
Adoption Doesn’t ‘Fix’ Kids
Responding to childhood trauma with Christ’s love, not tough love.
How Miscarriage Led to My Crisis of Faith
After living in fear, I learned to trust God fully.
Pluralism Doesn’t Mean Relativism
In fact, it can help us confidently pursue common existence amid our deeply held differences.
Keep the Easter Spirit Alive
How physical celebrations can lead to spiritual transformations.
Woman in Gold
Step aside, ‘Monuments Men.’ This is the movie about the Nazi plunder worth watching.
'A.D. The Bible Continues': Same Story, Different Path
Our first episode recap of the new miniseries, which begins airing Easter Sunday.
Died: Robert Schuller, Forerunner of the Seeker-Sensitive Movement
The legacy of the audacious and optimistic TV preacher has much to teach Christians about missional creativity and loving those far away from the church.
Sitting, Waiting, and Hoping in the Tomb of Jesus
How the anguished uncertainty of Holy Saturday gives shape to our faith.
'A.D.' Isn't Your Sunday School's Book of Acts, Say Producers
"You've got to remember that [the first Christians] didn’t know they were characters in the Bible."
When True Love Keeps Waiting
What celibacy feels like for older singles.
Why God dwelling with us meant gruesome rituals.
How Not to Listen to the New Sufjan Stevens Album
Can we avoid turning the Brooklyn-based artist and Christian into a poster boy?
My Double Life as a Secret Addict
I was afraid of being found out, but then grace found me.