Movies & TV

‘No One Will Save You’ Has Evangelical Aliens
The new sci-fi horror flick by former missionary kid Brian Duffield has an unusual spiritual spin.
It’s Eden Somewhere
The late Jimmy Buffett’s songs and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien both long for a home just beyond reach.
Put Off Your Old Self-Making
An interview with author Tara Isabella Burton on the history of self-creation—and how the habit usurps our need for God.
Barbie and Taylor Swift Are Bringing Us Together
Beyond hot pink and bejeweled outfits, they showcase a deeper desire for community and collective joy.
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How Horror Uncovers Our ‘Holy’ Hypocrisy
Sometimes the blatant evils portrayed in scary movies and shows can reveal the more subtle sins within us.
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Barbie and Ken Go East of Eden
For Christians, Greta Gerwig’s latest film is an opportunity to reckon with the “fortunate fall.”
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Can People Change? ‘Ted Lasso’ Revived an Ancient Debate.
Like the TV show’s characters, Pelagius and Augustine wrestled with this core human question.
Died: Pat Robertson, Broadcast Pioneer Who Brought Christian TV to the Mainstream
With CBN, “The 700 Club,” Regent, the Christian Coalition, and a run for president, he changed evangelicals’ place in public life.
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The Dwight Schrute Theory of American Culture
How Rainn Wilson’s character on ‘The Office’ reflects our current leadership crisis.
J. K. Rowling’s Witch Hunts Put Us on Trial
What our anger towards this controversial cultural figure reveals about us.
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Sammi Cheng: ‘Not Having a Smooth Path Allowed Me to Be Gentler and More Humble’
The Hong Kong Christian actress and singer experienced God’s grace in depression and marital crisis and grew in her acting career
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‘Suzume’ Opens a Door to the Spiritual Discipline of Delight
To journey out of nostalgia and amnesia, we need to pay attention to God’s presence in our present.
‘I Am Jesus Christ’ Invites Gamers to Play God
But doing battle with Satan in the Savior’s sandals prompts some to press pause.
Jesus Christ Is Not a Superstar
Popular portrayals of the God-Man can draw admiring crowds, but they can’t create imitating disciples.
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It’s Good When Bad Pastors Make Us Mad
I’d rather media and literature portray Christian leaders who stir up anger instead of apathy.
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the Paradox of Achieving ‘Nothing’
Did Evelyn have anything to show for after a life in the laundromat? Did I as a homeschool mom?
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‘Women Talking’ Focuses on Survivors, Not Abusers
The Oscar–nominated film started a conversation that the church can learn from.
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ and the Beautiful Mystery of God’s Silence
Who knew two nonverbal rocks had so much to say?
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‘Jesus Revolution’ Director: ‘We’re at the Forefront of a Return to God’
Director Jon Erwin discusses his inspiration for the film and how history might be repeating itself today.
Supernatural Signs Alone Cannot Save
As “The Chosen” reminds us, Jesus performed many miracles—and yet still some failed to believe.
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Top Story February 29, 2024

Wang Zhiming: Miao Martyr Memorialized in Westminster Abbey
Wang Zhiming: Miao Martyr Memorialized in Westminster Abbey
He was tortured for his faith but remained steadfast through the Cultural Revolution.
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