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The Inevitable “Touch”

Our TV columnist on how the new Fox show Touch demonstrates the power of humanity’s connection.

Surrendering the Unknowns

Rachel Decker writes about how her understanding of surrendering the future to God has changed over the years.

The Parallels of Person of Interest

Rachel Decker writes about CBS’ new show Person of Interest and how it’s mission draws parallels to the Church.

Top Picks for New TV

Our TV columnist shares her predictions for the best new TV offerings this fall.

Lies and Law on Suits

Rachel Decker writes about USA’s new drama Suits and what it can teach us about truth.

We All Wipeout Sometimes

Rachel Decker reflects on her TV columns and how they’ve led her to… Wipeout?

Burn Notice and Life’s Dead Ends

Rachel Decker writes for RELEVANT about the summer premiere of Burn Notice, and what the show can teach us about our unanswered questions in life.

Don’t Become a Rerun

Rachel Decker writes for RELEVANT about why networks resort to summer reruns and how we also can be tempted to avoid the risk of a new story.

The Departure of Michael Scott

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVANT about Michael Scott’s farewell to The Office and the inevitable goodbyes of our lives.

Finding Forgiveness on Bones

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVANT about how a recent episode of the hit show Bones taught a lesson about our motivations for forgiveness.

Making a Point on Mr. Sunshine

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVANT about what an episode of Mr. Sunshine can teach viewers about the dangers of miscommunication.

The Serious Side of Parks and Recreation

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the reality of the 24/7 news cycle as shown by Parks & Recreation.

The Chicago Code’s Mission

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the show The Chicago Code and what it showed her about the need for a sense of mission.

Keeping the Faith in 2011

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about TV and faith and what the new year has taught her about both.

On NBC’s “People of the Year”

Rachel Decker writes a tv blog for RELEVANT about how she was disappointed with NBC’s choices for People of the Year.

Good and Evil on Detroit 1-8-7

Rachel Held Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about how the TV show Detroit 1-8-7 shows us what good and evil mean for Christians and their fight against evil.

Raising Hope in Family Brokenness

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the show Raising Hope and how it reminds us we have to work redemptively to stop familial sins.

A TV Premiere Primer

Rachel Decker writes a TV blog for RELEVANT looking at the premieres of new and returning TV shows on network TV.

Psych’s Lessons in Humility

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the show Psych and how it shows us how we ought to learn from people, even when it humbles us.

The Closer on Apologies

Rachel Decker writes a TV column for RELEVANT about the hit TNT show The Closer starring Kyra Sedgwick.

Finding Light in Mad Men

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about Mad Men, looking at the spiritual lessons within the critical darling.

Helping Others in Burn Notice

Rachel Decker writes a TV blog for RELEVANT about the show Burn Notice, and how it can teach us about balancing our own interests and the interests of others.

Learning to Be a Rookie

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the new show Rookie Blue and how it teaches us to deal with new situations.

Choices are a Royal Pain

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the show Royal Pains, and how it reminds her that advice sometimes isn’t taken, and that consequences are real.

We Can’t “Lie to” God

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about finding lessons about trying to lie to ourselves and to God—and why we will fail.

TV’s Summer Hits and Misses

Rachel Decker writes a TV blog for RELEVANT about the new TV on this summer, including what we have to look forward to—and dread.

From Strangers to Community

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the TV show Community and how it’s shown the ways you can go from a group of strangers to a community.

Cougar Town’s Lessons in Letting Go

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVATN about how a recent episode of Cougar Town reminder her about lessons in letting go.

Parenthood and Responsibility

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about new show Parenthood and what it shows us about growing up and bearing responsibility as Christians.

Crime Dramas and Prodigals

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVANT about crime dramas, and wonders how they expose both feelings of vengeance and unease about losing a sense of humanity about every person.

Choices of an Unexpected Life

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVANT looking at how a teen show on the CW (Life Unexpected) shows all of us how choices affect our lives.

The Reality of American Idol

Rachel Decker writes a blog for RELEVANT about the hidden subtext of American Idol.

The Olympics and National Pride

Rachel Decker writes a column for RELEVANT about her feelings of national pride during the Olympics.