10/29/2013 5:55 AM
If you haven’t had a chance to see Alfonso Cuarón’s new sci-fi thriller,
, then you need to move it up on your action-item list.
10/15/2013 6:26 AM
If you have spent much time traveling along the southern interstate system, then you are undoubtedly familiar with a ubiquitous cultural landmark: the
9/17/2013 7:52 AM
recent New York Times article
, Michael Winerip shares some lessons learned from the ravenous fires of 1988 that consumed nearly one third of Yellowstone
7/25/2013 12:00 AM
Rarely does a horror film summon the attention of preachers, but I would argue that the recently released
World War Z
defies the trend. Drawing from the
7/4/2013 12:00 AM
Last month I had the privilege of watching the new Superman movie,
Man of Steel
. In spite of mediocre reviews by critics (one critic described the film
6/13/2013 8:35 AM
The other day my family and I ordered Chinese food from a local restaurant that we love. Along with our lo mein, sweet and sour chicken and fried rice
4/25/2013 8:25 AM
How many of us preachers actually
to the Bible anymore? Now this question has nothing to do with Bible-based preaching. The question arises from a lack
11/28/2012 12:00 AM
Transforming the Nativity into a B-movie filled with monsters, magic, and hacked-off limbs might seem like little more than a master class in irreverence. …
10/17/2012 12:00 AM
Many contemporary homiletics texts will describe narrative preaching as a twentieth-century phenomenon that rose to prominence in the seventies, dominated
3/22/2012 12:00 AM
In his new book for preachers,
What Shall We Say?
, Thomas Long pulls up a chair at the game table and considers the next move in what has been called "The
3/7/2012 12:00 AM
One of the great challenges of preaching -- and perhaps ministry more generally -- is getting outside the ecclesial bubble that congregational leaders
2/6/2012 12:00 AM
, directed by Steven Soderbergh, boasted everything I want in a movie: an acclaimed director, a blockbuster cast, and an intriguing plot.
1/31/2012 12:00 AM
Self-proclaimed "God nerd" Christian Piatt and his crew of witty theologians are back with a new edition in the Banned Questions Series (Chalice Press). …
1/1/2012 12:00 AM
My first job in a church was as a music minister.
I loved the senior pastor I served with, as did the congregation we faced every Sunday morning. He taught
12/22/2011 12:00 AM
There are plenty of criticisms offered against today's American youth and young adults.
And despite the fact that I turn forty in a few weeks, I still