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Stand by Me and the Magic of Summertime Questing

Stand by Me takes viewers along on a quest that encapsulates coming of age; deep, transforming friendship; and the possibilities of a “summertime kind of life.”

A Christ and Pop Culture Guide to the Fall 2017 TV Season

Christ and Pop Culture writers break down some upcoming TV shows that we’re looking forward to watching.

The Flagpole-Sitting, Maggot-Infested Saint of the Desert

Protip: when you’re too pious for monks, it might be time to dial it back a bit.

Seeing and Believing 123: Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! and a Fall Movie Preview!

Wade and Kevin tackle one of the most controversial films of 2017 in Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! and count down their five most-anticipated movies in 2017.

Bold in the City: Reflections on The Bold Type

The Bold Type has a not-very-subtle theme running through every episode: female empowerment for the modern millennial woman.

Persuasion 111: Is Beauty a Wild Goose Chase?

In this episode of Persuasion, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss the ways that women chase after beauty.

Our Beloved Stories of Summer

Revisiting good fiction—while by no means a replacement for Scripture—can become a vital part of the Christian life.

Seeing and Believing 122: Andy Muschietti’s It and Netflix’s The Defenders

Wade and Kevin are welcomed back by a sharp-toothed monster clown as they dive into the new adaptation of Stephen King’s It and The Defenders.

A Journey of Grief and Anxiety through RiME

I find the entirety of RiME, even the darkest parts, a cathartic experience.

Nobody Speak Presents a Media Narrative Bought by Billionaires

​The most compelling ​places​ ​in​ ​Nobody Speak ​are​ ​those​ ​that reveal the deep vulnerabilities of ​powerful people.

Hurricane Irma and the Edge-Walkers

Hurricane Irma has become a giant Rorschach test, producing whatever revelations that the beholder wants.

Netflix’s Atypical Explores How We Fail to Love Each Other

Netflix’s Atypical is not truly about a boy with autism. Rather, it’s about the way love ebbs and flows through every community.

American Ninja Warrior: Villains Need Not Apply

The real joy of shows like American Ninja Warrior comes from the simple delight of watching people who are good at something do the something they are good at.

What Lamar Odom Can Teach Hugh Freeze

Just as Lamar Odom could confess in his interview that he wanted to get high, Coach Freeze too can be honest about the current state of his heart.

The Holiest City on Earth (Will Drive You LITERALLY INSANE)

A lot of dumb things have happened in Church history and in the Bible—and it’s through the dumb stuff that God is at work.

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