The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2016: #20 to #16

A list of our favorite things from 2016, from #20 to #16.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2016: #25 to #21

A list of our favorite things from 2016, from #25 to #21.

CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2016

Looking back on our most-read articles of 2016 provides an excellent highlight reel of the Year That Shall Not Be Named.

CAPC Magazine, December 2016: ‘What Christmas Is All About’

It’s easy to either succumb to the commercialization of the season or become overly protective—and pushy—about the Christian aspects of the holiday.

Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts, Free for CAPC Members

In Imagine, Steve Turner proposes that Christians ought to learn to understand art better and should feel able to participate in the arts more freely.

What Grieving People Wish You Knew by Nancy Guthrie, Free for CAPC Members

Nancy Guthrie’s overwhelming message in What Grieving People Wish You Knew is to enter into the awkwardness and difficulty of loving grieving people.

‘Tis the Season for Self-Care

We can work ourselves to the bone trying to make this season meaningful, thereby leaching it of all its meaning.

CAPC Magazine, December 2016: ‘In the Trenches’

Instead of getting discouraged about the sorrows, we need to pick a trench, jump in, and do the hard and sometimes heartbreaking work in front of us.

Call for Pitches: Your Best Year Now

Write for our magazine! Submit a pitch for a feature article on the theme of “Your Best Year Now.”

A Thrill of Hope: Why We Need Advent Right Now

The thrill of hope offered in the Advent season is just what we need to recover from this divisive election.

Ruby Bridges and the Problem We All (Still) Live With

Ruby Bridges reminds us that hatred of God’s children cannot be anything but sinful, and we must be vigilant in confronting not just what we’ve done, but what we have left undone.

Penn & Teller Reveal Secrets but Never Lose the Magic

Knowing the secrets behind the magic in Penn & Teller’s show doesn’t lessen the magic and wonder they create.

Let’s Eat: CAPC Writers Dish on Their Favorite Thanksgiving Foods

Christ and Pop Culture writers on the Thanksgiving food that has shaped us all.

Pursuing Health in an Anxious Age by Bob Cutillo, Free for CAPC Members

Dr. Cutillo seeks to engage readers in rethinking, and re-engaging, health and care from a redemptive approach.

‘What Has Cast Such a Shadow upon You?’ Reading Benito Cereno after the Election

As my students and I discussed Herman Melville‘s “Benito Cereno” the text on Friday, many of them wept.

CAPC Magazine, November 2016: ‘Cultivating Shalom’

Humans have longed for true peace—the wholeness and rest of God’s shalom—since the garden rebellion.