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May 18, 2024 | Vol. 39, No. 10

The long game

Rosaria Butterfield | ESSAY | Twenty years of same-sex marriage and the moral revolution that made it possible

Countercultural courage

Sharon Dierberger | One man’s quest to destroy false narratives and restore the black community to foundational truths

Value proposition

Theresa Abell Haynes | Amid a big-box exodus from high crime areas, some store owners see staying as ministry


All bets are on

TRENDING | The growth of sports gambling has led to obsessed fans, threatened players, and suspicions of cheating


The wages of war

BOOKS | Case studies in pride before a military fall

Elegant wit and prose

BOOKS | Writer Amor Towles sees human nature as it is

Appalachian tales

BOOKS | Two novels hinge on a damaging lie and an absurd proposal

Children's Books

Embracing faith

CHILDREN’S BOOKS | Four books about trusting and praising God


Space: The Longest Goodbye

DOCUMENTARY | Film ponders how to address astronaut isolation on the first human voyage to Mars

We Grown Now

MOVIE | An intimate look at childhood, trials, and friendship in a forgotten Chicago housing project

Box Office Top 10

MOVIES | Top films for the weekend of April 26-28

The Manifestation

MOVIE | Faith-based film blends psychological thriller with spiritual lesson, but falls short of realistic darkness

Unsung Hero

MOVIE | The trials and faith that shaped the family of three CCM stars


A common man’s frustration

MUSIC | Oliver Anthony continues to defy conventional wisdom

New and noteworthy

MUSIC | Four new albums reviewed

Imprecatory pop

MUSIC | Taylor Swift rebukes her enemies and pines for what-ifs

A match made in Washington

RELIGION | How a deal between two congregations preserved a historic church building in the U.S. capital

Forfeiting their shot

SPORTS | Five girl athletes in West Virginia sacrificed a chance at a title to protest a male competitor

Deal in the desert

TECHNOLOGY | $1.5 billion investment in the UAE aims to marginalize China

Question of discretion

LAW | Religious groups continue to fight a New York rule requiring abortion coverage for employees