Last year one of the top movies was “Zero Dark Thirty. It was about the 10 year long search for Osama Bin Laden. Here is a critical assessment of the movie’s view of torture.
Here is an older article which lists all of John Piper’s quotes on why he doesn’t watch TV. Two things I liked about this: Piper does not expect everyone to do what he does, yet he still makes you evaluate your TV consumption. Second, he is amazingly consistent over his thirty years of ministry.
Hospitality is usually seen as the woman’s realm. This article gives some good advice on how men can be involved.
Finally, here are some ways you can profit from an expository sermon. I especially enjoyed the emphasis on prayer.