12 Years a Slave, out on DVD March 4, stars Chiwetel Ejiofor in a career performance and tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a free Northerner kidnapped into slavery in the 1800s. The Best Picture winner was also named Crosswalk's Movie of the Year for 2013. Editors Shawn McEvoy and Stephen McGarvey explain why. Read Jeffrey Huston's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
Everyone, myself included, hates the term “church shopping,” but it feels like that’s exactly what I’ll be doing.
Marriage is hard, and it's not for the reasons you may think. A trending blog post gets to the heart of the issue.
Among the "do not"s in Scripture, there's one we tend to overlook: "Do not worry," from Matthew 6:34.
Much of social media is positive. And the church has used this technology to advance the cause of Christ. But I do have some concerns—and so should you.
People don't want to know the Real Jesus
If there’s someone in your life who is constantly a Negative Nancy, you may need to find some strategies to help you healthfully deal with that person.
How can Christians respond wisely to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, issues that oppose God's design for healthy sex?
Singles minister Kris Swiatocho talks about "Friendationships" (undefined, intimate relationships) from a biblical perspective.
Connecting spiritually with your spouse can be challenging, with so many other pursuits vying for attention in your busy schedules.
How can you possibly find the “right words” when the reality of death and suffering is so very wrong? Silence is hard to manage.
According to blogger and Pastor Jarrid Wilson, “Hate the Sin, Not the Sinner” isn’t working out very well for the Christian community.
Much confusion exists about what it sounds like - to hear God's voice, especially if you're waiting for the bright lights or a booming voice.
One of Crosswalk's favorite films of 2013 is Philomena, which features an award-worthy performance from Judi Dench as an aging Irish woman trying to seek out the son she was forced to give up for adoption 50 years ago. Shawn McEvoy and Ryan Duncan navigate through the laughter, tears, and religious issues to give you the scoop. Read Jeffrey Huston's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
We need to test the truth of each message we hear—or the result will be our deception and the distortion of the gospel.
Each of this year's nine Best Picture nominees was reviewed by Crosswalk film critics. Here's how we graded them...
Look inside for the most popular Crosswalk videos of 2013!
As someone who grew up in the church, it can be fun to look back on all the little ways Christianity influenced my childhood.
"Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart" (Psalms 37:4). But what does that really mean?