Does ‘American Sniper’ Give Us a Christ-like Model for Masculinity?

What our world needs is not more “traditional” American masculinity.

‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’: A Bluegrass Film about Broken Humanity

‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’ will challenge you to consider how your own beliefs will come into play when you face suffering.

In Light of Macklemore’s ‘Same Love,’ the Church is Called to a Different Love

Christians should not miss this chance to explain how the Church should be.

The Hidden Craze Over Mein Kampf

What we read in our Kindles may reveal what we hide in our hearts.

The Problem with the Daniel Diet

“Although the Daniel Diet is helping Christians become more conscientious about their health, the trend raises some questions.”

What Christian Celebrities Can Learn from Jonathan Edwards about Handling Controversy

In one public debate Edwards raised the bar for how Christians should engage each other.

The Burka Avenger: Can She Save Western Entertainment as Well?

Sometimes you need a superhero to secure some education — and Pakistani TV has one.

ELSEWHERE: Our Digital Soap Opera

ELSEWHERE: Shorn of Porn

Herman Bavinck and Our Selfish Obsession with Authenticity

Authenticity must be more than a mask for selfish ambition.

On July 4, Celebrate America, But Don’t Worship It

Our nation’s history has a track record for taking patriotism beyond gratitude and into nationalist idolatry.

Jesus Is an Opera Sensation

“We don’t have to make Jesus into a mess like us in order to find Him approachable and interesting.”

ELSEWHERE: “The Pursuit of Happiness”

What Luther can Teach us about Forced Fatherhood

“Women’s rights advocates have labored hard to make motherhood a “voluntary condition” . . . shouldn’t men have the same privileges to self-rule?”

What Stephen King Loves About Church

“American culture adores a performance, and many churches have succumbed to give the audience what it wants.”

Pope Misspoke: How Faith and Goodness Are Tied to One Another

“Even good actions that are not first derived from a love to God will be morally flawed—tinged with some degree of selfishness and deceit.”