Facing Your Demons: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Fear

On Halloween, a holiday that celebrates superficial terrors, it’s easy to forget that deep-seated fears require both self-awareness and courage to confront.

A Journey of Grief and Anxiety through RiME

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

Zombies Among Us: iZombie Chows Down on Dehumanization

iZombie explores the dangers of dehumanization as Liz learns to humanize others by consuming their brains.

RWBY and Leading with Contagious Joy

We want to build a sisterhood like RWBY, one that spreads seeds of its joyful community elsewhere or looks for it in others.

Attack on Titan, Overcoming Evil with Mercy

Season 2 of Attack on Titan is filled with actions that are incredibly hard to empathize with or understand.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Explores the Many Lies We Believe

In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, we see the consequences of denying truth.

The Disabled Sainthood of Speechless

The show refuses to follow the “inspirationally disadvantaged” cliché found in lots of fiction that features disabled characters.

Samurai Jack: Finding Freedom through Forgiveness

Samurai Jack reminds us of the power of forgiveness and of relinquishing past sins.

When Changing Nothing Changes Everything by Laurie Polich Short, Free for CAPC Members

In her book When Changing Nothing Changes Everything, Laurie Polich Short gives us insight into living life fully, whatever our circumstances.

We Are Chicago: Playing a High-Stakes Game

The new game We Are Chicago gives a first-person glimpse into a certain kind of urban experience in an effort to build empathy.

The Unforgiveable Sin of Passengers

Watching forgiveness unfold in Passengers gives us plenty to ponder.

A Biased Father and His Not-So-Cursed Child

If utopia is to be found by separating the good from the bad, we need someone with an objective view to do the sorting.

Iron Suit, Human Man: Abandoning Tony Stark

Even Iron Man is vulnerable when it comes to dealing with the past.

Leadership Mosaic by Daniel Montgomery, Free for CAPC Members

Leadership Mosaic will remind you to evaluate your heart, your motives, and your relationship with God as it pertains to a role of responsibility.

Playing God Till You Run out of Cake

People will always seek the power to advance and improve the world; but how far is too far?

The Morgan Grimes Theory

The strength that comes from friendship is the grounding force that gives me the courage to do what I otherwise could not, that enables me to persevere through circumstances that I otherwise could not.