Five Errors to Drop From Your Easter Sermon

If you want to help people see Holy Week with fresh eyes, start by dropping these familiar fallacies. 1. Don't say Jesus died when he was 33 years old. The common assertion seems reasonable that if Jesus "began his ministry" when he &q


Here’s Every Biblical Reference in ‘Hamilton’

From King George to Aaron Burr, the hit musical’s biblical literacy makes its story and characters even richer. The hit Broadway musical Hamilton, written by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda as the Founding Father whose face is on the $10 bill (


An African American Confronts the Klan in Accidental Courtesy

Daryl Davis has a startling method for converting racists: he befriends them. When someone Daryl Davis has befriended leaves the Ku Klux Klan, he often gives Davis the robe he wore as a member of that group. Over the years, Davis, by his own account,


Top Ten Jesus Movies

They’ve been making films about the Son of God for over a century. Here’s one man’s list of those that ascend to the top of the cinematic pack. Of the making of movies about Jesus, there is no end. In the first three months of this


Did Jesus Really Descend to Hell?

In the Apostles’ Creed, there is a statement about Jesus descending into hell. Did he literally go there?—DEBRA BLACK, Alton, IllinoisEach Sunday, millions of Christians around the world recite the Apostles’ Creed, including that statem