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Museum of the Bible: An investment for the future that will help many toward faith

In November 2017, the Museum of the Bible opened in Washington DC. Last week I visited – with rather low expectations. I had visions of Praiseland from The Simpsons – a Bible-inspired theme park replete with kitsch and clichés such as a ride where a David animatronic robot would read all of the 150 psalms to you. And all while you were locked in a carriage wearing tacky merchandise emblazoned with weird and wonderful verses.
  • Christian Today's Oscar Predictions 2018

    Whatever happens at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles this Sunday night, it can't be as bad as last year. Hollywood's collective sense of agonised awkwardness has only just recovered from Warren Beatty mis-announcing the winner of the Best Picture in front of a horrified theatre. One imagines that as well as firing everyone involved in that memorable disaster, they'll have quadruple-checked everything before those envelopes are opened this year.
  • Black Lightning: Racism, justice and the cost of your God-given gifts

    'Black Lightning' is the latest comic-book superhero to hit the small screen, but he's a far cry from what you know. This sharp show engages institutional racism, crippling injustice and the quest for what's right in a bloody, broken world. Its protagonist faces a deeply Christian kind of crisis: the call to embrace God-given gifts for the good of others, even if it means cost and pain for yourself.