Maybe Hollywood Needs a New Production Code to Protect Women

How did exploitation become the price that young women have to pay in Hollywood for using a God-given gift?

Bread of Fellowship: A Review of The Reading Cure

God, the giver of all good gifts, didn’t just give us food—he also gave us other people to enjoy it with us and to help us learn to enjoy it again if need be.

White Awake by Daniel Hill, Free for CAPC Members

White Awake brings us back again and again, gently but inexorably, to the truths that we’re so unwilling to face, steadily prying our hands from our eyes.

Love among the Metal Chickens

We pay lip service to the idea that no one is truly perfect, but do we really believe it?

I, Ashley: We’re Still Imposing the Harding-Kerrigan Narrative on Young Female Skaters

We can at least try to break our destructive judgments of public figures by remembering they are real human beings with feelings, minds, and agency of their own, and by leaving them a little room to surprise us.

No Wrong Men: Alfred Hitchcock on Our Shared Sin Nature

For Hitchcock, innocence and guilt were perhaps not always as far apart as they might appear.

I’m Bidding Farewell to Nashville and Its Immoral Storytelling

The creative minds behind Nashville are squandering their talents by taking the easy way out instead of offering something true, good, and beautiful.

Sowing Seeds of Truth: Art’s Transcendent Power

God never intended for us to create artificial barriers between ourselves and art, one of His greatest gifts to us.

Baiting the Bull: A Closer Look at Fearless Girl

Symbols like Fearless Girl, when understood and used properly, remind us of what we’re fighting for.

Dorothy Parker’s Fearless Criticism Made Me a Better Writer (and a Better Person)

Dorothy Parker was far removed from my Christian comfort zone but her work helped me to find a voice of my own.

Oscar’s Biggest Flubs

There have always been awards given out for not-so-award-worthy reasons.

No More Monkeys

Celebrities don’t exist for the sole purpose of entertaining us. They are allowed to spout off with their opinions, just like regular human beings.

Gotta Dance: La La Land and Singin’ in the Rain Celebrate Calling and Creativity

It’s good to be reminded that when we find the thing we were made to do and learn to do it well, that can indeed bring incredible joy and fulfillment.

“An Odd Sort of Mercy”: Jen Hatmaker, Glennon Doyle Melton, and The End of the Affair

Is God’s definition of love restricting us from happiness or freeing us from the self-love that entangles us?

The False Gods of Rory Gilmore

After nine years, the Gilmore girls are back, and it turns out Rory still hasn’t grown up.

Three Films to Watch before You Vote (and One to Watch After)

Three movies to watch before you vote to help steel your nerves, and one movie to watch after you vote — to help wash away the stench of national politics.