The Real Meaning of Halloween

We should never forget the real meaning of Halloween: paganism.

14 Halloween Candies That Might Help You Survive Election Season

This is your guide to which candies might (or might not) help get you through this final week of political purgatory.

Attending to the Least of These in the Age of Trump

Even now, those speaking loudest about the Trump tapes seem to overlook the exploited.

After Books and Culture: 9 Ways to Share the Cost of Cultural Engagement

Books and Culture dealt with a crucial imperative for the Church: “engaging the culture” seriously and substantially.

All Saints’ Day and Election Season

We are all sinners and saints alike, but on All Saints’ Day, we trace our lineage through the departed saints who’ve walked in the faith before us.

CAPC Magazine, October 2016: Dystopian Disillusionment

Stories are a powerful therapy for the human heart struggling with the heaviness of the world.

I Found God’s Image in My Son’s Autism

Children with disabilities aren’t incarnations of clinically identified symptoms—they are human beings.

False Promises of the Security Gospel

God hasn’t promised us perfect safety here on earth, but if you believe He has, you will have to question His character when it vanishes.

Loving All the Little Children, in Preschool and Beyond

God is in those supermarket conversations, and God is in those preschool classrooms; the challenge may be to see Him beyond our own biases.

Something Brew(ing) under the Sun

The strong winds of craft beer are blowing culturally and commercially in a fresh direction, even within the church.

Trump’s Altered State: Reality Is for Suckers

We owe it all to Trump, who was among the first one to go on Reality TV and tell reality itself to get lost.

Rejecting the Cult of Christianese

By discarding insider talk, Christians have a greater chance of being understood by and communicating with the world around them.

In Defense of Fireplaces: A Moral Critique of Sam Harris’s “Fireplace Delusion”

Sam Harris and the science of morality school of thought fail to recognize that an action like burning wood might have value beyond an obvious contribution to “progress.”

Sincere Faith and the Great Pumpkin

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! is not about the sacred in opposition to the secular but a striving to find the sacred within the secular.

Bought with a Price: Fixer Upper and Our Relics of Comfort

While Protestants want to call every believer a saint, we reserve a particular esteem for some of our more public faithful.

Bidding Farewell to Garrison Keillor’s Church

Keillor had no interest in presenting a scrubbed and gleaming version of the church and its people to the world; if anything, his stories tend in the opposite direction.