‘Redeeming Love’ Irredeemably Exploits Actors and Viewers – Cap Stewart

The entertainment industry needs more films that handle sexual themes with biblical frankness and biblical restraint. Faith-based movies tend to avoid the former, while mainstream movies tend to avoid the…

Our Empathetic High Priest – Don Carson

“Jesus is not only the priest; he is the sacrifice.” Don Carson delivered a message during TGC21 titled “Our Empathetic High Priest.” Focusing on three passages from Hebrews chapters 4-7,…

Beware the ‘Christian’ Pitch to Join Multilevel Marketing – Will Anderson

I’m good at avoiding marketers, especially the clipboard-wielding variety who guard the grocery store entrance, but there’s one tribe of recruiters I can’t seem to evade: Christians in multilevel marketing…

5 Warnings for Your Social Media Talk – Jeff Robinson

The National Weather Service has a rarely used designation for situations when long-track, strong, and violent tornadoes or extreme severe thunder­storms are possible: Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS). To my recollection,…

9 Things You Should Know About Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer – Joe Carter

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced he will be retiring after serving for more than two decades on the high court. Here are nine things you should know about the…

My Facts Versus Your Facts: Can We Really Know Truth? – Samuel James

There’s a classic scene in the 1997 film Men in Black that comes to mind as I think about the problems of fake news and disinformation and the solutions that…

Let’s Talk: What’s the Point of Work? – Jackie Hill Perry

Work has existed from the time of creation when “The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it” (Gen. 2:15).…

In ‘Station Eleven’ Trauma Is Real, but Resilience Prevails – Brett McCracken

“I remember damage.” This line is repeated dozens of times in Station Eleven, a new 10-episode limited series adapted from the 2015 novel by Emily St. John Mandel. The line…

Don’t Skip Theology’s Middle Ground – Fred Sanders

It’s true that evangelical Christians and churches need to get back to the riches of the earliest Christian theology. Gavin Ortlund makes an eloquent case for this in his book…

Let Correction Be a Clue – Caleb Greggsen

Just because someone talks a lot, that doesn’t mean you should listen. There are always more people to read or listen to, after all, than merit your attention. Even Solomon…