Friday, March 3, 2017

What to Give Up for Lent



News
Compassion: Why We're Leaving India, But Still Have Hope
'Frustrated' CEO explains how shutdown of 589 centers serving 145,000 children will affect staff, sponsors, and churches.

 
Cover Story
The Benedict Option's Vision for a Christian Village
How to conserve and strengthen the American church.
 
Under Discussion
Is It Time for Evangelicals to Strategically Withdraw from the Culture?
Four evangelical thinkers consider what Rod Dreher's Benedict Option means for the church.
 
Gleanings
What to Give Up for Lent 2017? Consider Twitter's Top Ideas
Where will Trump fall among this year's 100 choices?
 
Entertainment
'Moonlight' Is a Flawed, But Rewarding Exercise in Christian Empathy
The Oscar favorite's portrayal of black, gay experience is at odds with a biblical sexual ethic—but for some, it might be worth the discomfort.
 
Lent Is Here to Throw Us Off Again
Finding healing in repetition, community, and art.
 
Where We Stand
The Local Church Is More Awkward Than Your Facebook Wall
Embrace it anyway.
 
Women
I Was an Ash Wednesday Rookie
How the liturgical service enriched my non-liturgical faith.
 
News
Evangelical Critics: Franklin Graham's Evangelism Won't Work in Vancouver
Canadian pastors debate whether Trump baggage will hurt local outreach efforts.
 
Women
Lent, Unplugged
In a time of digital consumption, here's how the church can lead the way on healthy media fasting.
 
News
A Tale of Two Calvary Chapels: Behind the Movement's Split
Chuck Smith's successor says he is expanding founder's vision. Other leaders say he's diluting it.
 
The Exchange
Chaplain: They Jeered My Prayer in Jesus' Name at GOP Town Hall. Here's My Response.
"Jesus has been booed many times," says chaplain jeered during town hall prayer.
 
Women
Study: Female Pastors Are on the Rise
And so are our impossible expectations for them.
 
Quick to Listen
Tim Keller's 20-Year Plan to Avoid Building a Megachurch
Mark Dever joins Quick to Listen to discuss pastoral succession, raising up church leaders in your congregation, and megachurch pitfalls.
 
Entertainment
The Story Behind the World's Most Complete Graphic Bible
A conversation with the Kingstone Comics editor who oversaw the massive effort to adapt sacred Scripture into comics form.
 
Entertainment
In 'Logan', Wolverine Confronts the Wages of Sin
Hugh Jackman's final performance as the iconic mutant brings him face to face with his own mortality.
 
Gleanings
Egyptian Exodus: 100 Christian Families Flee ISIS in Sinai Peninsula
Evangelical church at heart of interfaith and government efforts to provide relief and shelter.
 
Entertainment
Does 'The Image of God' Extend to Robots, Too?
On-screen depictions of artificial intelligence like 'Westworld' complicate our understanding of the imago Dei.

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